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  • Football: The Kotaku Review

    If Football—that is, the American National Football League football—used the same naming scheme as "Dungeons & Dragons," we'd call it "Beer Commercials & Cheerleaders." Like dungeons and dragons, beer commercials and cheerleaders are two things that not everyone likes. They are also, however, not The Point of their respective games: they are simply nouns which evoke an atmosphere.

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  • Marshawn Lynch Can’t Handle Mortal Kombat X's Fatalities

    You'd think that the infamous NFL player nicknamed Beast Mode would be okay with the gory finishing moves of Mortal Kombat. He's not. At all. Marshawn Lynch isn't down with seeing people's intestines. In Conan O'Brien's latest Clueless Gamer segment, he pits Seahawks running back Lynch against Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots in a few rounds of Mortal Kombat X.

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  • Metal Gear Rising 2 teased at Taipei Game Show

    Look at that big blue teasing two. In a PlayStation 4 lineup trailer show at the Sony booth during the Taipei Game Show, a teaser for what appears to be Metal Gear Rising 2 is shown. The teaser pops up at 2:46:3 ...

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  • King of Fighters 2002 Unlimited Heading to Steam on February 27

    Fighting game fans who prefer their fisticuffs served up through Steam will soon have another game to add to their libraries. Prior to today, we had no idea when King of Fighters 2002 Unlimited Match would arrive on the PC platform, but now you can start planning for the classic title’s arrival. Accor ...

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  • Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy hits Vita this Spring!

    NIS America will be releasing the RPG Dungeon-Crawler “Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy” this Spring for Playstation Vita in the U.S. And EU. There will be both a physical as well as digital release. From the creators of “Demon Gaze” comes Operation Abyss, an RPG sci-fi adventure set in a future Tokyo.

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  • 20 Weird, Insane And Extremely Disturbing Barbie Dolls

    There are plenty of lists about the "weirdest" Barbie dolls on the internet, but they only scratch the surface of the insane, sometimes terrifying world of the best-selling doll. Here are 20 totally real, official Barbies that prove she hasn't just conquered girls toys, she may have literally conquered the universe.

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  • First footage of J-Stars Victory VS+ on PS4

    Off-screen footage from the Taipei Game Show. The first footage of J-Stars Victory VS+ running on PlayStation 4 has come out of this weekend’s Taipei Game Show. Courtesy of GNN, the off-screen video shows a team battle, with Naruto Uzumaki (Naruto), Himura Kenshin (Rurouni Ken ...

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  • Gaming in the Rust Belt: The story of the Buffalo Game Space

    It’s not often I pause an interview because a sizzling plate of loaded fries, topped with thick diced bacon & monterey jack cheese, was just dropped in front of me, but maybe that’s because I don’t conduct many interviews in my home town of Buffalo, New York. Buffalo is the capital of bar food, all of it delicious and incredibly fattening. It has to be.

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  • What We Know About Apex 2015’s Delay

    If you tune into Team Spooky’s stream expecting some early Apex 2015 action, you’ll be greeted with a rather odd sight: a ballroom filled with setups but devoid of competitors, the normally triumphant Smash theme now playing to a lonely, empty tournament floor. According to SmashBoards, the Apex 2015 ballrooms were deemed unfit for occupancy after inspections by fire marshal ...

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  • Pewdiepie Slams Nintendo’s YouTube Program

    You either love him or hate him, but popular YouTuber Pewdiepie has taken a stance against Nintendo. On his personal Tumblr blog he slams Nintendo’s recent YouTube program which see’s people signing up to a program in which roughly half of the advertising revenue generated from YouTube videos featuring Nintendo games goes to the company. Heres’s what he said.

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  • Conan’s Clueless Gamer Big Game Showdown

    Holy hell in a butthole, this is the funniest shit I’ve seen in a long, LOOOONG time. Now, I may or may not be a bit biased as you’re reading the words of a longtime Seahawks fan, but even so Conan’s Clueless Gamer series has always been one of my favorites and are always golden for a good tinkle or two in the undergarments. Who knew Marsh ...

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  • Game Atelier announces Wonder Boy/Monster World successor

    It was sad to hear that longtime Wonder Boy/Monster World developer Westone filed for bankruptcy last October, signaling a near end to the classic game developer. However, all hope is not lost for fans of the series as Game Atelier has announced its working on a spiritual successor aptly named Monster Boy and the Wizard of Booze.

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  • Borderlands 2 lead writer Anthony Burch is leaving Gearbox

    Almost five years ago, Anthony Burch went from being a Destructoid staff member to a Destructoid alumnus, moving on to work as a writer at Gearbox Software. On his personal Twitter account this morning, he announced that he would be leaving Gearbox to work on a new series for Hulu produced by Video Game High School studio RocketJump.

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  • Sony: Buy Sega, Get These 12 Dynamite Games on PS4 & Vita!

    You may have heard that Sega is laying off 300 employees, a move that usually signals dark times. I think it’s time Sony steps in and buys Sega. And hey, if that happens, maybe these (hypothetically) cool games can happen too. [Show as slideshow] Nostalgia game came out on DS and made me realize, no, there's room in my heart for more sailing of the skies.

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  • Suits Spoilers: Will Harvey & Donna Hook Up This Season?

    If you are a fan of Suits, it’s quite likely that you have been waiting for Harvey and Donna to turn their professional relationship into a personal one. While Donna confided in Louis that she did hook up with Harvey once, it appears that her admission might have served as a foreshadow for what to expect later this season. When asked about whether Harvey will ...

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  • Conan O’Brien Pits Super Bowl Contenders Against Each Other in Mortal Kombat X

    Ahead of this weekend’s Superbowl XLIX, Conan O’Brien hosted a special edition of his Clueless Gamer series. Instead of playing the game entirely by himself, however, he pit Seattle Seahawks’ running back Marshawn “Beast Mode” Lynch against the New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski in Mortal Kombat X for PlayStation 4.

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  • Game of Thrones Season 5 Trailer Leaks

    From Tyrion's "I don't give a shit" beard to that great shot of Meereen's harpy falling, this first trailer for season 5 of HBO's Game of Thrones is full of fun moments. This is an unofficial, off-screen leak, but sur ...

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  • Sega: Sonic will be reinforced to generate stable profits

    I have decided to post this as a separate update because being a Sonic fansite I know the vast majority of people are instantly going to think ‘how does this affect Sonic.’ I am not one of those people since in a situation like this you have to look at the whole picture and not part of it. But for the sake of those people here you are.

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