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Jimquisition: Boycotts fail where whining tantrums win

Continuing on from the argument that one can love games as art but hate them as a business, Jimquisition this week focuses on how gamers can best express their distaste for the latter while still supporting the former. Would boyc...

 
 
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Dyack: used games threaten the industry as we know it

Not long after David Braben had his semi-annual whinge about used games, Denis Dyack has joined the party and declared that used games will destroy the videogame industry as we know it. Sigh.  "I would argue that used games actually in...

 
 
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Braben: used games are killing single-player games

Frontier Developments boss David Braben has been attacking used games for years, and he's still going strong with his claims. Today, he has blamed the used game market for the death of single-player games, tragically missing the point that ...

 
 
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Mass Effect 3's ending got you down? Help is available

Did the ending to Mass Effect 3 leave you broken and unfulfilled? Is there a whole in your life that can't be filled no matter how much alcohol you imbibe or how many pills you swallow? Are you circling the drain, unable to muster the stre...

 
 
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Dev: Original Zelda had more in it than most modern games

It's very trendy to rag on modern games and say that things were better in the good old days. I've certainly addressed the topic before. Never mind though, because here's a bit more ragging! "Currently I think that games are kind of depress...

 
 
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Codies: Pre-owned market is 'causing the industry pain'

They've tried insulting pre-owned consumers, they've tried holding content ransom, and now the enemies of secondhand software are attempting a pity plea. Codemasters boss Rod Cousens has appealed to the conscience of gamers everyw...

 
 
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Scott Pilgrim vs. Game Films: Topped by Doom, Max Payne

According to our own Jonathan Holmes, Edgar Wright's Scott Pilgrim vs. The World film may be the first "true videogame movie." While based on the Bryan Lee O'Malley graphic novel series and not a game, the film (much like the comic) makes e...

 
 
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Retailers are 'parasites and thieves'

Game developers have made no secret of their hatred of the used game market, but few people have vocalized it in such harsh terms as InstantAction CEO Louis Castle. According to him, retailers such as GameStop are parasites and thieves.&nbs...

 
 
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Project DIVA Dreamy Theater shafts the PSP Go, too

  The PSP Go must be a sad piece of hardware. In concept, it's revolutionary. It's the first dedicated, all-digital game platform (phones notwithstanding), with full support for the PlayStation Network, several PS3-connectivity feat...

 
 
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Deadly Premonition is THE greatest game ever made

Deadly Premonition released yesterday, although if you weren't reading Destructoid, you wouldn't have known. The budget horror game launched with no fanfare, and I had to actually get my copy from under the counter at my local GameStop, be...

 
 
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MODERN WARFARE 2 SUCKS!!!!!!

Oh ... my ... God ... Please forgive me for taking the Lord's name in vain, but if you're yet to see this, you will most likely blaspheme along with me. This video is currently doing the rounds, and really, it has to be seen to be believed...

 
 
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Kid pirates Xbox 360 games, gets banned, tells BBC

The BBC is hilarious when it tries to cover technology news, because it clearly has no idea what it's talking about, especially with videogames. Case in point: A kid got banned from Xbox Live because he was pirating a game. Not only does th...

 
 
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BioWare gets butthurt over story criticism

BioWare staff writer Patrick Weekes does not like to be a mocked. A fan recently created an "RPG cliche chart" to poke fun at what he believes is a predictable story structure in BioWare games. Apparently, Weekes took great offense to the c...

 
 
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Perry: Used games pushing industry to digital distribution

Dave Perry is obsessed with the issue of used games. His rants on the subject have been numerous, and now he's implicated GameStop and its ilk in the game industry's recent drive to pursue digital distribution. Claiming that his o...

 
 
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EA's fake protest creates some real protest

I'd just like to announce that I knew it was a fake from the start (or really quickly) and have documented proof of this fact. That being said, EA's PR stunt at E3 in which they got a group of people to protest outside the LA Convention Cen...

 
 
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Rumortoid: Microsoft working on full-body motion sensing

Jesus. how far is this going to go? First we have waggle sensing. Later, more accurate, "one-to-one" waggle sensing. And then, earlier today, we heard rumors that Sony is working on some similar bullsh*t. Now, as if to top them al...

 
 
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Your Wii is sad and lonely, says Nielsen

Nielsen's State of the Video Gamer study somehow measures a percentage of the total time a console could be used. I don't know how the hell they do that, but their figures show that the Wii has the lowest user activity. Compared to your oth...

 
 
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SingStar PS3 $10 at Best Buy. Worth it? Umm...

Deep in the same Best Buy store reduction bin alongside spray-on screen cleaner, old RAM, and countless copies of Every Extend Extra was SingStar PS3. A possible cheap gem in a pile of trash? The sales guy tells me that they're clearing the...

 
 
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Edge's Let's Tap review: A disservice to gamers

Look, we're not here to say which reviews are right or wrong, and we're not saying that opinions aren't important, but Edge's review of Let's Tap is wrong and the opinions are completely unimportant. With this in mind, we definitely recomme...

 
 
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Organized Pussy League (aka moral watchdog) hates LEGO Batman

The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood likes to run its mouth off about various evil things that go on in the world, although it hasn't really targeted videogames since 2007 when it joined the Manhunt 2 witch hunt. That said, it hasn'...

 
 
 
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More bitching about pre-owned games from David Braben

Ladies and gentlemen, I'd like to re-introduce you to David Braben. The Frontier Developments boss has already slammed pre-owned games in the past, falsely claiming that other industries don't tolerate the practice and asking for retail cha...

 
 
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Game Debate to the Death!
Hardest game you've ever played?

In the last debate, we discussed which Pokémon species and game was our favorite. With hundreds of critters and a dozen different games to choose from, it was probably the most varied range of votes I've ever seen in a debate before....

 
 
 
 




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TricerArocK

Games are Math: Code Vein is to Dark Souls as Quantum Theory is to Gears of remember Quantum Theory??? Me neither! Link to watch and totally prove my point in comments though!

 
medicamecanica

Is playing danganronpa v3 as your first one totally fine or 75% through they all of a sudden talk about the first games a lot? Mostly curious because of the review and a like of

 
CaimDark Reloaded

and have to backtrack all the way back to the beginning because you missed a key So after wandering aimlessly around the gorgeous forest for a while and solving a few puzzles, I lost patience and followed a guide for the rest of the

 
Greenhornet214

Anyone remember cheat codes? Ah, those were the The Bioshock article on the front page made me think about

 
CaimDark Reloaded

Finished Vanishing of Ethan While I appreciate the idea of not treating players like morons, I think they went overboard with the utter lack of Even Dark Souls tells you key game Apparently you can even reach the very end (1)

 
Dr Mel

Pooch snoot

 
Everybodys Lawman

Ten metroids to Samus Returns is a far lengthier excursion than I had anticipated, and thats not necessarily Not my favorite Metroid title, and I hope MercurySteam doesnt get a repeat, but Ill not deny they did some solid work

 
jaygerbomb

NBA 2K18 is nice to have on the I dont even like basketball that much, but it made for some fun multiplayer action during lunch at work

 
KingofPangea

Me and some buddies on Discord were talking about this some hours Clearly, that is the face of a hunter who doesnt want company by his side while AWAY WITH YOU, GUILD WENCH!

 
bong264

Thanks to @whatsacow s qpost i must listen to this again! Also thanks to ravenclaw for the new gif :P

 
 

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