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Art Attack Friday: Hyadaruko fan illustrates Mario

Art Attack Friday has dipped it's toes into the nether-nets of the far east (aka 2ch) to uncover a series of Super Mario Bros. illustrations with rather curious origins. Originally stumbled upon while browsing the image bookmarking site fff...

 
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E3 08: The Who performs at the Rock Band Party

[video]96062:82[/video]In case you haven't seen it before, I present to you the one and only  Pete Townshend of The Who calling out the individual who chose the colors for the "plastic bits" on the Rock Band guitar. To quote ...

 
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E3 08: Hands-on with levelHead

While taking my first quick walkabout the showroom floor, I was passing the IndieCade section and happened upon a curious display of three colored cubes sitting in front of a webcam. Approaching the game with no instruction, I picked up the...

 
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E3 08: AAF Bonus! This year's Into The Pixel collection

This year's Into the Pixel exhibition was located on the convention's bottom floor, buffering the in's and out's of E3 attendees between the showroom and the center's main hallway. While its location managed to entertain busy passerby's wit...

 
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E3 08: Confirmed! Puppy Suit is an instrument in WiiMusic

[video]95847:70[/video]WiiMusic is chockfull of all the instruments you'd expect to be available for waggling your Wiimote to, as well as a few other 'instruments' that you absolutely didn't expect. While the full hands-on report will be ar...

 
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E3 08: Hands-on with Rhythm Heaven

Tucked beneath the ruckus regurgitating out of the WiiMusic stands, Rhythm Heaven, the sequel to Rhythm Tengoku, sat quietly on its own amidst the other DS games by Nintendo. I had plenty of time to try out all three mini games featured at ...

 
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E3 08: Mirror's Edge hands-on impressions

After months of profusely salivating over Mirror's Edge trailers, Rev. Anthony and I had the extreme pleasure of profusely salivating over the game itself with a few minutes of hands-on gameplay at EA's showroom. Guided by one of the game's...

 
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E3 08: Backyard Football 2009

There's a certain nostalgia involved in the idea of meeting up with the neighborhood kids and tossing around the ol' pig skin. Backyard Football 2009, the newest edition of the best selling kids' football game, takes a fun-sized approach to...

 
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E3 08: What's Cooking? with Jamie Oliver

While the DS elves are busy tinkering away to satisfy the hardcore gamer, Atari has got you covered in the kitchen with their upcoming game What's Cooking? with Jamie Oliver. Featuring the celebrity cook of Naked Chef fame, the game has dua...

 
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E3 08: Harvest Moon 10 Year Anniversary Goods

You think Natsume just stopped celebrating the 10 year anniversary of Harvest Moon with two new games? Pfft. Not even. Natsume felt that the franchise was well deserving of a few more shiny commemorative items to mark its success and ensure...

 
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E3 08: Harvest Moon: Island of Happiness

[video]95546:64[/video]The second new Harvest Moon game Natsume is releasing to commemorate the series' 10 year anniversary is Harvest Moon: Island of Happiness for the Nintendo DS. In this version of Harvest Moon, you are situated on a des...

 
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E3 08: Harvest Moon: Tree of Tranquility

[video]95465:61[/video] Upon dropping by the Natsume suite to see what was going on in the "Serious Fun" neck of the woods, it was brought to my personal attention that it is Harvest Moon's 10 year anniversary. Imagine that! A who...

 
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E3 08: Nintendo Announces WiiMusic

[video]95410:57[/video]To cap off a looming wave of mediocre game announcements, Nintendo concluded their press conference this morning with another Wii title that was, well, mediocre. Introduced in a disorienting array of strobe lights and...

 
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Art Attack Friday: wandamagick

Wandamagick (aka Icecream Katana) serves up a generous spoonful of kawaii fanart for today's Art Attack Friday feature. With a rather large bredth of gaming experience, Wandamagick pulls characters, from Viva Piñata to BioShock, into...

 
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Art Attack Friday: Junkandres

Hamza might smack me in the jaw for posting the above photo, what with the other realistic WTF renderings of game characters he's collected in the past. But since I was the one who found this alarming rendition of the Space Invader monster ...

 
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Art Attack Friday: Ghostfire

Ghostfire (aka Julia Lichty) is the chosen Art Attack Friday artist of this week, bestowing upon the faithful AAF viewer a rather *ahem* voluptuous crowd of Team Fortress 2 femmes for the front page today. While her breadth of videogame fan...

 
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Impatiently lurking with bated, fetidly undead breath, Atari's upcoming game Alone in the Dark has a June 24th release that will launch it into 2008 as the first blockbuster survival horror game of the year. This Monday, Atar...   read

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Bay to Breakers: Drunken Cosplay at its finest

Once a year in the good city of San Francisco, the main streets shut down and surrender themselves to throngs of residents for the epic Bay to Breakers marathon. While the brave few run the track from the San Francisco Bay to the Pacific Oc...

 
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Art Attack Friday: Mujia Liao

This week's Art Attack Friday artist articulates most of her love for the line of signature Square Enix characters. Mujia Liao (aka yukikominazuki) is a Canadian animator with a pro handle at injecting voluminous color in her work. Commited...

 
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Konami Gamer's Night '08: Silent Hill: Homecoming

Following the unexpected announcement of Konami's new music game, Rock Revolution, the projection screen faded from the candy-colored lights of the concert stage and transitioned to the glowing embers of the title Silent Hill: Homecoming. ...

 
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Konami Gamer's Night '08: Rock Revolution

Given the historical relationship Konami has had with rhythm and music games in the past, it's no wonder that they're looking for ways to earn back the fame that games like Guitar Hero and Rock Band usurped from them. Like every little boy...

 
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Konami Gamer's Night '08: Metal Gear Solid 4

When it seemed as though the collective sweat in the heated presentation hall had permanently bonded throes of gaming journalists to their seats, the one and only Hideo Kojima took to the stage to present the gem of Konami's Gamer's Night, ...

 
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Run like a raptor! Pixeljam Games' Dino Run released

With all the hullabaloo whip-lashing around the recent release of GTA IV, it's a ripe opportunity to step back from the moral challenges of modern gaming and into to a time when gaming was primal. A time when pastures of velociraptors flour...

 
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Art Attack Friday: nemurism

Here we go with this week's Art Attack Friday. Since I know you all have been desperately craving a fix of hard-core StarFox fanart, I offer you the work of nemurism to satiate your needs. Nemurism's extensive collection of fan artwork not ...

 
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Art Attack Friday: Minus 8

It's spring, everyone, and if you haven't been floating through the fragrant scent of cherry blossoms or frolicking through the sun-soaked streets of New York City in eager anticipation of Karaoke-fest 2008 with NY Comic Con Destructoid att...

 
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The celestial seasons seem to troll by for the diehard Fallout franchise fan waiting impatiently for a sequel. While there was Nick's preview of Fallout 3 back in July and a more recent mention of a potential 200 plus endings...   read

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Art Attack Friday: Scabrouspencil

Illustrator scabrouspencil (aka Kenneth) is this week's featured artist for Art Attack Friday, fixating a bold array of linework and sturdy color on the front page. While his fuller body of work ranges between concept art and various odes t...

 
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And the gamers who play them: Girl Gamers

For this month's musing I chose to digest the sub-culture of 'Girl Gamers' that has managed to quickly surface alongside the increased popularity of gaming in the mass media. So to avoid any confusion, the term 'Girl Gamers' is intended to ...

 
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Art Attack Friday: hoyhoykung

This week's AAF artist is an incredible digital painter from Thailand who calls himself hoyhoykung. Although his deviantArt gallery may not be as expansive as some of our previously featured artists, in this instance, the lack of quantity i...

 
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Art Attack Friday: Dapper Dan

In the modern lull of game-related Saturday morning cartoons, I sometimes find myself consumed in day dreams littered with cartoon-likenesses of Mario, Link, and all of their good friends and foes of ages past. Streaming out in full colored...

 

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