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Nintendo Switch sales dominate the Thanksgiving weekend

Now that the dust has settled from the madcap spending spree that is the Thanksgiving holidays, reports are coming through of the products that shifted from shelves over the course of the Black Friday to Cyber Monday warzone.It appears that...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Overstuffed

[Alright, a little over halfway through the month and we're not even close to being overstuffed with blogs! Join jaygerbomb and Kerrik52 in telling the rest of the class when you felt filled to the brim with gaming - good or bad! Entries ar...

 
 
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Your Bad Movie Night Guide, Vol. 10: ThanksKilling

Just in time for Thanksgiving break ... or bemoaning that corporate America doesn't provide a full Thanksgiving break and you've got to burn 3 whole PTO days ... we, the people of Flixist, return from hiatus to bring you the 10th, seasonall...

 
 
 
 
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Celebrate Thanksgiving with Nintendo

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone. It's a slow news day since it's a national holiday here in the United States. I recommend settling down with the Mystery Science Theater Turkey Day Marathon running now on YouTube. You could also chec...

 
 
 
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A look at eating in videogames

Physical violence is one of the most commonly used game mechanics. There are a few good reasons for that. Violence is an instinctual and direct method to interact with objects, virtual or otherwise. It's something that involves visual, aud...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Giving Thanks

[This month's Dtoid Community Assignment is all about being thankful!] November is a great month. The weather is nicer. The leaves turn. Things slow down a bit in the waking world while we all gear up for the holidays. The one-two punch of ...

 
 
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Deal North: Thanksgiving day game deals

[Update: We've added a few more items to our shopping list this morning. Our deals corgi thanks you for your tips! Now go get Ni no Kuni for $15!] Happy Thanksgiving! Aside from what we have today and what you've seen already, they're savin...

 
 
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Borderlands 2 is getting Thanksgiving themed DLC

Borderlands 2 is getting some DLC for Thanksgiving, called The Horrible Hunger of the Ravenous Wattle Gobbler. First of all, that name is amazing. This is the second set of Headhunter DLC, following T.K. Baha's Bloody Harvest. The...

 
 
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Let us give thanks to the Nintendo Parakeet

It is Thanksgiving Day, that day we celebrate Christopher Columbus sailing to Nazareth in a gigantic turkey, and we are to be grateful for all the wonderful things that have happened at us over the course of our short, and ultimately pathet...

 
 
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Nintendo Download 11/22/12: Thanksgiving Edition

Stay young. Or single. Getting hitched changes everything. Thanksgiving turns from a joyous occasion of mindless gorging to a tricky affair at best, with in-laws, planning, babies, and stress to deal with. I'm going to use the Wii U's GameP...

 
 
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Contest: Win a PS Vita ACIII: Liberation bundle!

[Update: Contest closed! Winner is Nick Martin!] Happy Thanksgiving from Destructoid! In the spirit of the season, we're giving away an Assassin's Creed III: Liberation PS Vita bundle to one lucky Dtoider! Here's the run-down of everything ...

 
 
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Sonic returns to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City is just as big a holiday institution as having to deal with extended family members who you spend the rest of the year explicitly avoiding. If you ask me, the event should have been perman...

 
 
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Dtoid (the show) recap week 7: Majin, Holiday, and Poland

It was a short, technical difficulties packed week for us on Destructoid (the show), but we managed to have a good time of it anyway. More importantly, we managed to answer a lot of your most burning questions.  How scary is Catherine?...

 
 
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Dtoid (the show): Thanksgiving! Sales! GRATITUDE!

Hey! We did a Thanksgiving episode! Tara got dressed up in traditional Native American garb, and she looks amazing. Me? I look sort of like Nicolas Cage from The Sorcerer's Apprentice. I guess it could have been worse. They could have dres...

 
 
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Let's all learn about Thanksgiving from Q*Bert

This has been one weird day for me. So, I found out there was an 80s cartoon based on Q*Bert from The Retroist. Seriously. Taking this situation one step further, my introduction to the animated shenanigans of the foul-mouthed fuzzball was...

 
 
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IBM to kill off the Cell processor (updated)

I thought long and hard about a Thanksgiving-related pun to use in this header, but in the end I couldn't find anything to fit in the title box. Thus, I shall try to put the puns in here. So, chipmaker IBM is looked like it was planning to ...

 
 
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Art imitates life: Bit.Trip VOID in time for Thanksgiving

Bit.Trip VOID is a game that you can play with your family, where you compete to see who can get fatter the fastest. Thanksgiving (link NSFW) is a holiday where families do the same thing, except with more awkward silences and passive aggre...

 
 




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Churros89

Overtime at work + sick baby at home = I hadnt had much free time lately Completely paused my gamedev stuff, playing games in small tiny Currently playing The End is Nigh, and this game is as good as it is The ost kicks too much ass

 
indigit4l

Im done with Kingdom Hunger & sleep dont add anything to the game, but are big burdens that get in the way of Combat is no Dont want to mod think Ill start Sea of Its only 4-5 Then what from the list?

 
MajinRotty

Finished Stranger Things The Russian plot was a little too camp for this shows standards and the juggling between so many different characters in different places got messy at times, but all in all still a solid Im down for a season

 
Osc

Feeling real deep and smooth Everything is so chill about #musictoid | King Princess - Prophet

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Nintendo released a Thank You video for Splatoon 2, showing a lot of art from the Splatfests themselves, as well as the Its kinda sad, but kinda Im glad I made it to this party, even though I was late!~

 
bong264

The best image for the best brothers :P

 
Tohsaka

Just dont expect it to be If you somehow get 80 seconds or better, hats off to Again - not easy and not intended to be (I think he thinks hes Ross)

 
Chris Hovermale

I dont know whether my child self would be impressed or ashamed that I have such a big collection of games Ive not finished so many of

 
ScionVyse

My next video is up! This time Im talking about Bastion! Bump for the night crowd, give it a watch and tell me what you think!

 
Kevin Mersereau

If you’re still getting the “nah email us” message, you aren’t in It’s just a goofy error that the tech team is actively looking Hopefully, it’ll be solved pretty

 
 

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