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Flixist is coming soon, the RetroforceGO! spin-off show needs a new name, Nick checked out Def Jam Rapstar, Donkey Kong Country Returns looks great and more happened on 09/22/10.

Destructoid Originals:
Character Studies: Juri Duti
Bit Transmission episode 13
Help us pick a (new) name for the RetroforceGO! spin-off!
Flixist is coming, prepare yourselves
Destructoid LIVE: Part Three
Destructoid LIVE: Part Four
LoveSac Speedrun Classic games selected!

Community:

Community blogs of 09/22/10

Previews:
Mic check with Def Jam Rapstar

News:
Shantae’s new DSiWare romp gets a release date
Depth may finally be the shark game I’ve always wanted
New Cave Story info dump and MEDIA BLAST!
Doritos giving away Weta made Halo Mongoose ATVs
Piracy preventing Super Street Fighter IV from hitting PC
Capcom and Level-5, sitting in a tree, d-e-v-e-l-o-ping?
Minecraft servers are back up, go buy it
MS: Rate of Halo releases to be more frequent than before
What you can do with your houses in Fable III
Lara Croft & Totec hitting PSN and PC next week
GOG admits site closure was a hoax (and f*ck you too!)
Mario 25th anniversary site is awesome, has wallpapers
PS Plus gets exclusive Castlevania LoS demo for a week
Toys ‘R’ Us gets a PlayStation Move EyePet Bundle
Fallout: New Vegas getting ‘crappy’ speech, DLC
Final Fantasy XIV’s online currency is called Crysta
Rumor: Nintendo 3DS gutted, tech specs spilled
Droplitz is on salez: 80 percentz off on Steam
Ninja Theory: Old Dante isn’t cool anymore
Both Final Fantasy XIV soundtracks look strange
Microsoft: Who needs Blu-ray?
Gameloft hits 20 million App Store downloads
Free App of the Day: Solomon’s Boneyard
Monster Hunter Monhan Diary sold half a million already
Onechanbara Special dated for Winter 2011, uses buttons
Enslaved getting DLC starring sidekick Pigsy
Deal North: Cheap PS3 RPGs
You get to pick an upcoming Xbox LIVE Deal of the Week
Sign up to preview new Xbox 360 dashboard features early
Netflix streaming now possible in Canada with PS3
Sony holds back Move support in game for PS Plus users
Samurai Warriors 3 cover edits the boobs in North America
You don’t say: Pokemon Black/White are a success in Japan

Media:
Pointless racing mini-game found in Halo: Reach
Two Worlds II’s Sordahon does contract negotiations
Dead Rising 2’s launch trailer sets the mood
Donkey Kong Country Returns vid shows Rambi in action

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