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The Daily Hotness

The Daily Hotness: Best of luck, Max and Tara


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Sep 13
["Destructoid - Max Scoville vs Tara Long" by LegionWings] No snark remarks from me today. I'm just here to wish two very talented people the best of luck in their careers. I met Max and Tara for the first time during E3 2011... read
A brief chat with new Mega Man comic penciller, Mike Cavallaro
With Archie Mega Man #29, the "Blackout: The Curse of Ra Moon" arc has officially begun. All the world's technology has been disabled by an EMP wave, causing untold collateral damage that could take years to recover from. Meg... read feature

The Weekend Hotness

The Weekend Hotness: Wings of Freedom, baby


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Sep 08
Well, f*ck me. So many people were talking up Attack on Titan at PAX that I had to jump on that bizniz when I returned home. I just got finished watching all the episodes up through yesterday, then I blazed through the manga... read
Angry Video Game Nerd

AVGN braves the unholy tide of Tiger LCD games


Attack on Tiger
Sep 08
I knew this day would come. The Angry Video Game Nerd made a video about Tiger's line of LCD handheld games. I've warned you all about the horrors of these infernal contraptions. I even pointed you in the direction of an onl... read
Mighty No. 9

Rock and piano covers of the Mighty No. 9 theme


Since we can't call him 'Blue Bomber,' how about 'Mighty Mauler'?
Sep 07
Is anyone else playing and replaying the Mighty No. 9 Kickstarter video and jamming out to the theme song? Because that is totally what I'm doing. It's so great to hear Mega Man 1 composer Manami Matsumae hard at work again,... read
Link's Awakening

Link's Awakening's jams get chopped for MeowMeow & BowWow


A fresh Zelda remix EP straight out of GameChops
Sep 07
While some of us were attending PAX and getting all the ladies, others were back home, hard at work in the studio. My buddy Dj CUTMAN produced a brand new Zelda EP through his net label GameChops, and it's ready for mass cons... read
The Daily Hotness

The Daily Hotness: 'The Passing of the Blue Crown'


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Sep 06
Today, I finally posted my PAX interview with Keiji Inafune, in which we discuss the Mega Man past and the Mighty No. 9 future. That gives me an excuse to share the above heartfelt comic by tumblr user shwlg. You can view the... read
I met the legendary Inafking once more for an unforgettable interview
Keiji Inafune, are you Kamen Rider? "As a child, of course, I watched lots of Kamen Rider, so I love that show, but I unfortunately cannot definitively say that I have experience being the masked rider. But I may at one tim... read feature

Keiji Inafune @ PAX

Watch all of Keiji Inafune's 'mighty' PAX panel


Sorry, no T-shirt for you
Sep 06
Keiji Inafune won PAX Prime 2013, no contest. If you attended PAX and didn't go to his panel, you missed out on being able to personally witness the biggest middle finger to ever be waved in Capcom's general direction. Of co... read
Olimeat and Porkmin

PAX highlight: Olimeat and Porkmin


Pikmin are only $2.99 a pound! What a deal!
Sep 04
I'm slowly recovering from a wild and crazy PAX weekend. I've been to PAX East twice in the past, but this was my first time attending Prime. It was beyond a doubt the most emotionally polarizing con I have ever attended, fil... read
Level-5 game sales

Layton series has sold over 15 million units


Level-5 also reveals sales of Ni no Kuni, Inazuma Eleven, and the Guild games
Aug 28
Level-5 has kicked the fans in the collective nuts with the complete tonal shift that is Layton 7. That must mean the games are on their last legs and can no longer make bank on Nintendo handhelds alone, right? Not likely if ... read
Layton 7

Layton 7 for 3DS and mobile is not MY Layton


This is how it starts
Aug 28
I... I brought this upon myself. I said that Layton Brothers: Mystery Room was a great game. I said it was an excellent iOS companion to the traditional Layton series. I never should have had faith that a major gaming compan... read
Sonic Lost World

Sonic comic writer will play Lost World for charity


The 24-hour livestream will be held on October 26
Aug 28
My homeboy David Oxford, writer at The Mega Man Network and and fellow editor on NF Magazine, has planned a special charity event alongside Ian Flynn, lead writer on Archie's Mega Man and Sonic the Hedgehog comic series. For ... read
Rayman Legends

Legend of live-action Rayman


NIGHTMARES
Aug 28
So this is a thing. Corridor Digital made a new SFX-driven action short based on Rayman Legends. Every role is played by a live actor save for Rayman. And Rayman is... ... uhhhhh... ... my God. It is a monster. The Legend of Rayman [YouTube] read
The Weekend Hotness

The Weekend Hotness: Pimp daddy Inafune


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Aug 25
The man, the myth, the legend, Keiji Inafune will be attending PAX. Hopefully when I meet him again, I won't do what I did at E3: back immediately out of the room, grab Max Scoville by the arm, and exclaim, "MOTHER F*CKIN' KE... read
The Eevee EP

Pokemon: The Eevee EP pleases Charles Darwin


New OC ReMix album mocks God
Aug 25
Did you know that Charles Darwin's theory of evolution was first published on August 20, 1858? OverClocked ReMix knew, which is why the music arrangement clan celebrated the monumental scientific event by releasing Pok&eacut... read
AVGN Adventures

Pre-order AVGN Adventures for a chance to be an NPC


You know what's NOT buuuuuuuullllllsh*t?
Aug 25
Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures is up for pre-order on Steam, so if you're jonesin' for some turd blastin' on the PC rather than on the Wii U or 3DS, that's a thing you should do. In fact, do it before 1:00 PM EST on Septem... read
New Super Luigi U

Luigi, the parkour legend


Now THIS is an advertisement!
Aug 24
When Nintendo actually puts forth an effort, it can achieve some amazing feats of marketing magic. You remember the live-action commercials for the Wii version of Punch-Out!!, right? Here's the next level: a documentary about the parkour legend Luigi in honor of New Super Luigi U. That goddamn Nabbit, though, I swear... Finding Luigi - Legend of Parkour [YouTube] read
Marcus Lindblom is happy that his writing is now remembered fondly
With EarthBound tearing up the Wii U eShop and finding its way into some gamers' hearts for the very first time, those responsible for breathing life into that world can look back on their handiwork with pride. Series creator... read feature

The Wonderful 101

The Wonderful 101 was almost a Nintendo crossover


Also, there are two super special secret hero characters
Aug 24
Nintendo big boss Satoru Iwata recently brought PlatinumGames director Hideki Kamiya onto Iwata Asks to discuss The Wonderful 101. In a followup roundtable, a healthy chunk of the W101 development crew went into even greater ... read
Pixel Art Controller

Impressions: Digging into Hyperkin's Pixel Art Controller


Did my palms survive!?
Aug 24
Game accessory manufacturer Hyperkin recently announced the Pixel Art Controller line of PC / Mac gamepads. I took a look at the blocky SNES-inspired design and concluded that handling this hunk of plastic would have the same... read
There are no such things as stupid questions...
PAX attendees are in for a super special treat next week. The infamous Keiji Inafune will be delivering an hour-long panel in the Kraken Theater on Saturday from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM. He'll run through his 25-year industry care... read feature

Game Center CX 3

Damn you, Japan! It's Game Center CX 3 on 3DS!


Where's our Retro Game Challenge 2!?
Aug 24
I'm still extremely sore that Retro Game Challenge 2 was never localized. The original game, based off the brilliant Japanese "Let's Play before Let's Plays were a thing" TV program Game Center CX, was a retronaut's dream -- ... read
Super Piano Brothers

Super Piano Brothers mash up Zelda and Final Fantasy


"To Zanarkudo Valley" melds Ocarina of Time with FFX
Aug 24
["Tidus vs. Link" by lordrogersmith6485] The Asian sensation, the Super Piano Brothers, have been delivering stirring piano renditions and medleys of our favorite classic game tunes for around half a year now. Their latest ta... read
The Daily Hotness

The Daily Hotness: Freaky Constantina!


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Aug 23
Thomas Truong wins the 1st Annual Podtoid Classic. In lesser news, we list our top 10 games of gamescom, Jordan and Conrad spelunk into madness, reviews for Madden 25 and Divekick! make our lives complete, Alessandro Fillari... read
Super Mario Bros. 3

Next-level art magic: The Super Mario Bros. 3 fresco


VERY YES
Aug 23
Last month, digital artist Mikaël "Orioto" Aguirre made this happen. Now this is happening. Orioto is a classy fellow, and a classy game deserves to be treated like a classy lady. His Super Mario Bros. 3 fresco gives you... read
Wind Waker HD

Wind Waker HD's Hero Mode, fixed Triforce hunt, and more


What enhancements are in store for Link's return to the Great Sea?
Aug 22
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD won't arrive in the States and Europe until October -- along with a new Wii U bundle to boot -- but we have yet to learn all of what has been updated since its former life on the GameCub... read
WOO-OO!

ScrewAttack's Craig and I sing DuckTales...


... along with a bunch of other people
Aug 22
There was a special booth at E3 where you could sing the DuckTales theme. Capcom edited the footage into an entertaining montage proving that E3 attendees are all children in adult bodies. ScrewAttack's Stuttering Craig and ... read
Chrono Trigger Symphony

Gotta get back in time! Chrono Trigger Symphony is out


Grab the new fan album for eight bones
Aug 22
I hope you enjoyed our little snippet of Blake Robinson's Chrono Trigger Symphony, because now it's time for the real thing! The first volume of the three-part fan symphony is live on Loudr and iTunes for $7.99, less than wha... read
Sonic Lost World

Sonic Lost World special edition features NiGHTS bosses


Pre-order nets you the NiGHTMARE DLC for free
Aug 22
A new trailer for Sonic Lost World has surfaced, running through a list of features previously not seen. Sonic skates on icy surfaces, and Sonic 3 elemental shields like bubble and lightning can be shared via Miiverse, as ca... read
Smash Bros. 3DS

You can remove the outlines in Smash Bros. 3DS


Also, first image of Wii Fit Trainer and Villager on 3DS
Aug 22
Two major things distinguish the 3DS and Wii U versions of Smash 4: the levels, of which there will be a different set for each platform, and the bold outlines on the 3DS character models. The logic behind the latter design c... read
Aksys 3DS and Vita sale

Aksys throwing a sale on 3DS and Vita digital shops


Save big bucks on Virtue's Last Reward, Muramasa, BIT.TRIP, and BlazBlue
Aug 22
Atlus isn't the only company ringing in the start of a new school year. Aksys Games is also so pleased that all the little brats are sweating in a classroom where they belong that it decided to place a number of games on the ... read






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