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Big shocker: Europe gets no Xbox 360 price cut

It didn't really come as a surprise when Microsoft announced an Xbox 360 price drop for this Wednesday and it should come as even less of a surprise to learn that once again Europe is left out in the cold. Talking to IGN, Microsoft gave a c...

 
 
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Captain Obvious: Gamers do less homework

So it turns out that gamers do less homework than non-gamers? No sh*t, Sherlock. We needed a study to tell us this? The Universities of Michigan and Texas-Austin studied 1,500 children ages 10-19 to find these unimaginable results. It turn...

 
 
 
 
 
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XBL bannings already getting worked around

Well, we knew it would happen eventually, but modders are already finding exploits to get themselves around Microsoft's recent banning spree. Utilizing firmware modifications, those sick and corrupt mod fiends are claiming to be able to...

 
 
 
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Best Buy to rely on common sense to educate consumers

It looks like the nation's largest consumer electronics retailer thinks that what its customers need more than lower prices is a little bit of common sense on their side. Best Buy recently announced plans to integrate reviews, content d...

 
 
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Captain Obvious: Sony profits fall

In the most obvious story since the invention of the word obvious, Sony announced today that their operating profits have fell a shareholder-jumping 68% for the financial year. But, we all knew that would happen. Sony already said they'...

 
 
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Tony Hawk's Proving Ground induces deja vu

When the new issue of GamePro hits the stands on May 15th, it's guaranteed to contain more ProTips than you can shake a stick at (like, "Press start to pause the game," for example). It will also be the first time Activision&#...

 
 
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Captain Obvious: Expect Spore delays

Whether you fully realize it or not, Will Wright's Spore is a highly ambitious project that for most of us who have seen and heard it on several occasions, think it may never even see the light of day because it's so out there. Yo...

 
 
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Captain Obvious: Vanguard is tanking

Speaking of MMO's, Colette, have I got a story for you! If I may speak bluntly, and I shall, it seems as no surprise that SOE's Vanguard: Saga of Heroes is not doing well. Or in their words: "...right now Vanguard is doing de...

 
 
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Captain Obvious: Analysts are useless

Sometimes posts just write themselves. Such is the case with this latest edition of Captain Obvious. I think we can all agree analysts are pretty ... well, useless. Usually, they spout off things we all already know or something so outland...

 
 
 
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It's official: The 20GB PS3 is no more

I'll keep this short and sweet, because frankly, we've all seen the writing on the wall for some time. But, Sony finally came clean and announced that the 20GB PlayStation 3 is now dead. No more. Finished. Bye bye. From 1UP:"A...

 
 
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Captain Obvious: Motorstorm tops Europe PS3 sales charts

As possibly the most non-news item you will read all day, Captain Obvious feels the need to call out Next-Gen on reporting on something that seems like the silliest thing this side of a new console without HD-capable graphics. *rimshot* *c...

 
 
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Captain Obvious: DS outsells PSP in Japan by a wide margin

Don't you love when the same gaming news gets recycled and spit out again every three months? God, I know we do. How else would we survive!?!? The latest item that Captain Obvious has brought to my attention is a "new" report...

 
 
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Captain Obvious: Sony says the PS3 is nothing like the Wii

Leave it up to the genius mind of Sony to remind us that the PlayStation 3 is nothing like the Wii. I'm glad they're here to say so, because without them, I would have assumed they were exactly the same console. Sony Computer Entert...

 
 
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Captain Obvious: Online players like to say 'gay' a lot

In another example of shocking news related to studies, a recent gaming survey on the homophobia that permeates the video game landscape says that a majority of online players use the words "that's so gay" or another form of &...

 
 
 
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Gears of War officially coming to the PC

In the spirit of he whom doth unpack mountains of expensive UPS boxes I bring you another installment of Captain Obvious, or Capitan No Jodas for you spanish kids.  Confirming what our little hearts and minds knew from day one, Epic&...

 
 
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Captain Obvious: Vice City Stories coming to the PS2

Oh noes, Captain Obvious is back! For those who have followed me from Borestiq, you may remember I used to pull out Captain Obvious every now and again. Well, I'm pulllin' that bastard out of retirement for this piece of news: Rocks...

 
 




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Welp, its been a good 12 years here on the Dtoid community and I dont regret a second of Heres to everyone who made this site my main stop and hope to cross paths in the

 
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Welp, its been a good 12 years here on the Dtoid community and I dont regret a second of Heres to everyone who made this site my main stop and hope to cross paths in the

 
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Welp, its been a good 12 years here on the Dtoid community and I dont regret a second of Heres to everyone who made this site my main stop and hope to cross paths in the

 
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