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Reminder: Anthony Burch still trying to save the world

Back in November, I told you about "Anthony Saves the World," an online web series by Mikey Neuman and Anthony Burch of Gearbox Software. (Yes, that's the same "Reverend" Anthony Burch whose face used to be plastered all over Destructoid.) ...

 
 
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TGS: Tokyo Jungle is strange and hilarious

One of the titles I was most excited to play was the recently announced PS3 game Tokyo Jungle. The concept seemed so funny to me when I first heard about it -- it's animals on the loose in Tokyo, fighting for survival. Finally getting to pl...

 
 
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WTF: Is Sony teasing a knitting game?

PlayStation Japan has a teaser countdown page running right now. In its URL we find the Japanese word amimono, which relates to knitting. In the background of the teaser counter you'll find a man in a tuxedo knitting as two gentlemen in sui...

 
 
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Settle down, crazy people: Red 5's MMO is still on

Red 5 Studios, which is probably more known for being home to a number of ex-Blizzard folks than anything else, is working on a mysterious MMO of some fashion. No, they aren't ready to talk specifics yet, but they do want to reassure us the...

 
 
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Watch the creator of Super Mario Crossover play his game

First off, if you haven't yet checked out Super Mario Crossover -- the Super Mario Bros. remake of sorts that allows you to play through the game with a host of heroes from other 8-bit classics -- please do so immediately, becaus...

 
 
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AC: Brotherhood pre-order bon... GAH! GET IT AWAY!

Well, that has got to be one of the creepiest header images ever. I don't even have coulrophobia and I'm creeped the eff out right now. The man in the harlequin costume you see above is GameStop's pre-order bonus for Assassin's Creed: Broth...

 
 
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These guys are nuts: The naming of Sin and Punishment

Sin & Punishment is easily in my top five favorite N64 games. Scary thing is, it almost didn't make it to the US. Thanks to the magic of the Wii's Virtual Console, the game finally left Japan back in 2007. Thanks to the game's success o...

 
 
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Creepy iPod brings erasers, gnomes, from Telltale Games

On Thursday, I got a weird text from Hamza. It said, "You've gotten a package in the mail". Now, unlike most of the Dtoid SF office staff, I don't live in Casa de Destructoid, so I was a little wary of what could be inside. So random! Think...

 
 
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We are locked in an eternal food eating contest with 2K

We're not sure how, and we're especially not sure why, but Destructoid and 2K Games are locked in never ending food eating battle. It started with a pie eating contest with P.B. Winterbottom's producer Paul Bellezza, which they had TO CHEAT...

 
 
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Analyzing No More Heroes 2, part 2: The bosses, part 2

[These posts on No More Heroes 2 are purely speculation. I have no idea what the team at Grasshopper Manufacture intended for the game to mean; I can only speak to what I've taken away from it, so if you don't enjoy potentially bullsh*t int...

 
 
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'Violin Hero' string metal music video blows minds

Let me answer your first question: “string metal,” also known as “cello rock” or “cello metal,” is a sub-genre of music that is exactly what you probably think it is -- rock/metal music in which string i...

 
 
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Muscle March launch trailer imitates greatness

I get a real "Mr. Sparkle" vibe from this video, and it's not necessarily a good thing. Maybe that's just because I'm just getting into Muscle March right now after months of anticipation, but I'm just not ready to see it lampooned in this...

 
 
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Army of Two's Salem and Rio see the world

Army of Two: The 40th Day is out on store shelves now, and we've reviewed it. Usually this means the end of the line for trailers and such, but Electronic Arts has one more up its sleeve. Above you can watch Salem and Rio travel around the...

 
 
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Muscle March coming this Monday for just five bucks

Did you know that the initial trailer for Muscle March was one of the most viewed video posts on Destructoid in 2009? It got nearly half a million hits last year. Not bad for a game we all thought would never leave Japan. In just a few day...

 
 
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The Journalism Show: Episode 01

Here it is. After two weeks of demystifying a program I've never used before, followed by a two-day fistfight trying to convert the video, I am proud, thrilled, horrified, ashamed and (insert a dozen other emotions here) to bring you the v...

 
 
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Suda51 talks NMH2, shows us Voltron football underboob

We have a really awesome interview with Suda 51 coming, I promise we do. In the meantime, check out the creative mind behind Killer 7 and the No More Heroes 2 chat about his latest work while showing off exclusive footage of the game's thi...

 
 
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Games on Demand: Trivial Pursuit, Bolt, and FaceBreaker

If games like FaceBreaker, Bolt, and Trivial Pursuit could talk, A) that'd be kind of alarming and B) they would be eternally grateful for Games on Demand. These poor games -- with the exception of maybe Bolt, because kids are silly -- woul...

 
 
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Destructoid's 25 days of giving keeps on giving

What is Destructoid? It's this thing! We publish it. We love our readers. We have unleashed a string of contests so awesome that babies and whales are reportedly melting. But first, a matter of business. I'd like to remind everyone, before ...

 
 
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Modern Warfare 2 has a homophobic Easter egg!?

Oh Infinity Ward, you so silly! Not content to cook up a big gay sh*tstorm with its notorious Modern Warfare 2 F.A.G.S commercial, it seems that Infinity Ward had to slip some homononsensical banter into the game itself. Yes, that's Modern...

 
 
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Capybara's next iPhone project looks very intriguing

Capybara Games, the creative minds who brought us the lovable but gross Critter Crunch, are going back to iPhone development for their next project. It's a collaboration between them, Superbrothers, and Jim Guthrie of some sort. I'm sticki...

 
 
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The return of the F**khead: No More Heroes 2 ESRB listing

We haven't heard too much about No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle lately, which had me worried that the game wasn't going to make its January 2010 launch date. Seeing the ESRB rating for the game has put those worries to rest. Unless the...

 
 
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The BioShock 2 cover art holds a secret (Update)

Yep, the box art for BioShock 2 sure does look similar in style and substance to the first ga--whoa. Now wait just a minute! What ... what is that? Look to the left of the Little Sister's head! What is that thing? After asking around the of...

 
 
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NSMB Wii release bash: Bucken-Berry and Ala-Gold!

So, I took a five-hour bus ride to New York City yesterday to do some video coverage of the New Super Mario Bros. Wii launch event at the Nintendo World Store. It was supposed to be a four-hour bus ride, but somehow the good people of Fung ...

 
 
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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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This sounds necessary: A videogame based on The Host 2

A videogame adaptation of The Host would have turned out pretty bad, I imagine, but there's no way it could (theoretically) top the upcoming first-person shooter based upon The Host 2. Now I know Jonathan recently listed some horror movies ...

 
 




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I cant believe this song is already a decade old, but its really fantastic! The beat is really cool and the lyrics are so meaningful for a mainstream I wish more of todays music was as strong as Black and

 
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*takes a deep breath* The armed school resource officer never entered the school to confront the gunman while the students were being He stood outside building 12 just The question is why? Did he freeze up? Link in

 
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Apparently Ryan Coogler loves Stardew Valley

 
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I did I did Now back to Monster

 
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Ill be doing another game developer stream tomorrow evening after Well cover a bit more on saving, loading, JSON, and see if this map system idea of mine holds

 
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My guild proudly capturing our brand-spanking new desert guild hall, Windswept

 
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Today I convinced LaTerry to play a few rounds of Generations with me, and it was pretty fun! Also the Great Maccao hits a lot harder than I thought, holy We had a way easier time with Tetsucabra, somehow

 
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Yang Xiao Long isnt necessarily thicc, but she is so very huggable and

 
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Talking to Wes earlier today, he reminded me of some music I was quite fond of in another Still holds up

 
 

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