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Sonic photo
Sonic

Forget Sonic Boom, this is what the next Sonic should really be


Just look at him, so cute
Apr 23
For those that have lost faith that a proper Sonic game will ever come out again, please feel comforted in the fact that with videos like these, there is always hope. Honestly, wouldn't you rather play a game that looks like this than the horrors of Sonic Boom? [Image] read
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The Super Mario 3D World OST cover is the BEST THING EVER


Look at how happy Bowser is!
Nov 14
Okay so I'm putting the cover art for the Super Mario 3D World OST below because there's a spoiler with the fifth playable character that was revealed yesterday during the Nintendo Direct. It's not really a spoiler, but appar... read
Mario 3D World disc art photo
Mario 3D World disc art

Super Mario 3D World has the most adorable disc art ever


I can't even handle it, I just can't
Nov 07
Just a little bit ago, IGN's Jose Otero tweeted out a picture of the disc art for Super Mario 3D World, and I basically had a mini heart attack after seeing my main man Mario featured prominently on it. We all know Catsuit Ma... read
Animal Crossing plushies photo
Animal Crossing plushies

Animal Crossing plushies are here to brighten your day


Also two different stamp sets!
Nov 06
JBox has added a ton of Animal Crossing: New Leaf merchandise for purchase, mostly in the way of plushies. Yes, Animal Crossing plushies. I know, I know, just take a moment to collect yourself and we'll continue. For wha... read
Super Mario 3D World photo
So many new power-ups!
I played Super Mario 3D World at E3 this past year and for whatever reason it just didn't interest me at all. Yeah, it's neat and it's about time they made a 3D Mario game with mulitplayer, but the demo made it feel like yet ... read feature

Brawl in the Family photo
Brawl in the Family

Mega Man joins the brawl... Brawl in the Family, that is!


Webcomic Brawl in the Family's 500th strip is an animated tribute to little boy blue
Jul 18
Matthew Taranto, webcomic artist and my comrade-in-arms over on Nintendo Force, has just celebrated a whopping 500 strips of his Smash Bros.-themed Brawl in the Family. It's been five years of squishy adorableness, filled wi... read
Pikmin 3 preview photo
Pikmin 3 preview

Pikmin 3 is so adorably gruesome


Killing innocent creatures has never been this cute
Jul 11
I don't know about you folks, but I don't think I could possibly be more excited for Pikmin 3 right now. Yesterday I had a chance to get a full hands-on with the game at the Nintendo of America offices for an hour-and-half pl... read
Ashley Davis photo
Ashley Davis

Read Ashley Davis' Valkyrie on ShiftyLook today!


Hurray for super cute comics about forgotten videogame stars!
Jun 19
Former Destructoid editor and doodler of all things cute, Ashley Davis, has done many wonderful things in her years as a freelance artist. From her animated GameTrailers series, Once Upon a Pixel, to her contributions to vari... read
Super Mario 3D World photo
Super Mario 3D World

Super Mario 3D World is so catty


Cats rule, dogs drool
Jun 11
No, it's not Galaxy 3 -- and I would have been upset if it was. Rather, Super Mario 3D World is taking the 2D-3D hybrid platforming of Super Mario 3D Land on 3DS, incorporating the multiplayer chaos of New Super Mario Bros. W... read
Awesomenauts photo
Awesomenauts

New Awesomenaut Ayla voiced by Ashly Burch


Tiny, adorable, and evil
May 25
The insane 2D MOBA Awesomenauts has been trucking along for a full year, continuously being updated with new characters, maps, and other goodies -- on Windows and Mac, of course. Developer Ronimo Games is not through with th... read
Videogame dolls photo
Videogame dolls

Too cute! Mega Man, Mr. Saturn, and Samus crotchet dolls


Aren't they just the snuggliest?
May 24
D'AAAAAAAAAAAAWWWWWW!!! Etsy member Sam Wilding loves making pixel art. Sometimes, his partner in crime Natasha will take Sam's pixel art and transform them into "amigurumi," crotchet dolls whose sole purpose is to sit there ... read
Street Fighter Ohana photo
Street Fighter Ohana

Street Fighter X Lilo & Stitch fan art? Why not!?


OHANA-KEN!
Apr 18
Street Fighter X Tekken? Old hat. Street Fighter X Mega Man? Yesterday's news. Hell, even Street Fighter X Hello Kitty has been done! Where do we go from here? Artist Abraham Lopez dove into the Disney Vault for inspiration, ... read
Dr. Seuss photo
Dr. Seuss

These Dr. Seuss game-to-book parodies are delightful


Would you kindly in a box? Would you kindly with a fox?
Apr 06
Watch out, Ashley Davis! You are not the only one capable of turning violent videogames into adorable children's entertainment! Aussie artist DrFaustusAU has a talent for emulating the distinctive style of Dr. Seuss book cove... read
Guild02 photo
Guild02

Feast on vids for Guild02's Monsters Come Out on Friday


It's like a Studio Ghibli take on kaiju movies
Mar 17
Of the three games announced as part of Level-5's Guild02 lineup, Kaiju ga Deru Kinyoubi ("Monsters Come Out on Friday) sounded the most fascinating. A game in which you play as a boy in a small town turned upside-down by a ... read
Luigi & Daisy photo
Luigi & Daisy

Daisy loves Luigi simply for who he is


New AriaBlarg speed painting is the sweetest thing
Mar 17
Living in the shadow of his older brother, Luigi doesn't catch many breaks. But being the big-time hero is not everything in the world. As long as you give it your all, there will always be someone supporting you every step ... read
Zero Suit Samus art photo
Zero Suit Samus art

Incredible Zero Suit Samus art book can now be yours!


Fangamer is ready to sell you Chris Furniss' 31 Days of Zero Suit Samus
Mar 16
Why didn't anybody tell me this book came out last month!? I've been waiting for this baby a whole year! Where's my wallet!? Let me step back a bit: 31 Days of Zero Suit Samus is a collection of miniature comics depicting wha... read
Cat game jam photo
Cat game jam

Upcoming game jam will make games for cats


Cats can play games with their paws
Mar 15
Stop the presses! People are getting together to create games for cats. Not about cats, or with cats in them, but stuff that cats can actually play. With their paws. Friskies is hosting a weekend-long event to gather develop... read
Archie Sonic / Mega Man photo
Archie Sonic / Mega Man

D'aww! Sonic and Mega Man chibis adorn these comic covers


Variants for Archie's "Worlds Collide" Part 9
Mar 13
HNNNNNG! My heart can't take much more of this! I think I'm going to slip into a coma before the Archie Sonic / Mega Man crossover even begins. But I've got to hold on! Just one month left! To bring everyone up to speed, the ... read
Zelda X Pokemon photo
Zelda X Pokemon

Zelda X Pokemon fan art is super amazing


Nobunaga teamed with Pokemon, so why can't Link and company?
Mar 01
Pokémon plus Nobunaga's Ambition? That's hot. Pokémon plus The Legend of Zelda? Why hasn't this happened yet!? Artist Finni Chang decided to recast Link, Zelda, and Ganondorf as Pokémon trainers with appr... read
Game Over, the poster photo
Game Over, the poster

Game heroes died so that you can have this poster


Hang brentalfloss' "The Game Over Tinies" up on your wall
Feb 26
Did you guys get a chance to check out "The Game Over Tinies" in brentalfloss the comic? Once again, co-writers brentalfloss and Dan Roth and artist Andrew Dobson created an abecedarian comic of videogame character deaths -- ... read
The Game Over Tinies photo
The Game Over Tinies

Even more 'Game Overs' in storybook rhyme


The remaining letters in brentalfloss the comic's "The Game Over Tinies"
Feb 22
A couple weeks back, brentalfloss the comic began an arc parodying the dark comedy children's book The Gashlycrumb Tinies -- that book's author, Edward Gorey, is the subject of today's Google Doodle, by the by. Anyway, "The G... read
Super Castlevania IV photo
Super Castlevania IV

Castlevania IV gets the Laura Shigihara vocal treatment


I keep on falling more in love with this girl by the hour
Feb 22
What's that, Plants vs. Zombies' Laura Shigihara? Covering select tracks from The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword isn't enough anymore? You're going to give Super Castlevania IV a spin? That's cool. And what's that? You want ... read
Skyward Sword photo
Skyward Sword

Laura Shigihara made another Skyward Sword vocal mix


Lyrical version of "Fi's Lament"
Feb 16
Plants vs. Zombies composer Laura Shigihara already melted our hearts last month with her wonderful rendition of Skyward Sword's "Ballad of the Goddess." The Skyward magic doesn't end there, as now she attempts to make peopl... read
The Game Over Tinies photo
The Game Over Tinies

The alphabet of 'Game Overs' in comic strip form


Currently running in brentalfloss the comic
Feb 07
Superfans of brentalfloss might be aware that he has his own self-titled webcomic. He doesn't draw it -- doodles are provided by one Andrew Dobson -- but he co-writes along with series creator Dan Roth. And whenever there's a... read
Nintendo grammar photo
Nintendo grammar

Old Nintendo game translations were fun!


Return to the days of bad Nintendo grammar
Feb 02
The adorable (and undeniably Canadian) Rinry used to be able to pump out fun, nostalgic videos at a fairly decent clip. But ever since she became a mommy, she hasn't had as much time for video production. 'Tis a shame, 'caus... read
Skyward Sword photo
Skyward Sword

Adorbs! Laura Shigihara's Skyward Sword vocal arrangement


Extended lyrical version of "Ballad of the Goddess"
Jan 18
I got more than a little excited during the opening cutscene of Skyward Sword when Zelda started singing "Ballad of the Goddess." With an actual voice! The lyrics were gibberish, meant to represent whatever pre-Hylian langua... read
Christmas with Sonic photo
Christmas with Sonic

Spend Christmas with Sonic in this sweet short film


A belated Christmas treat
Jan 02
It's a little late, but here's a sweet Christmas movie about Sonic and his insufferable friends. Sonic visits home for the holidays, and everyone sits around swapping popular Yuletide tales with Sega characters inserted. Eve... read
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Sound Shapes is getting a free holiday sound pack today


Includes five new Christmas-themed instruments
Dec 19
Sound Shapes is a really special game. Even more special is the game's community, which supports it with absolutely amazing new levels/songs every single day. Queasy Games has realized this, and to show their undying love fo... read
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MM2 rock medley featuring the Plants vs. Zombies composer


Oct 07
Just the other day, this nifty little Mega Man 2 medley popped up. It's a rock arrangement with keyboard accompaniment of the Metal Man and Heat Man themes. On guitar is Ferdk, a videogame cover artist with a couple of free ... read
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An adorable breakdown of MP in Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate


Oct 06
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate's multiplayer has been briefly explained in the past, but you have yet to hear it described by a pair of animated Shakalaka! The above video features Cha-Cha from the original MH3 and newcomer Kayam... read
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These custom gamer skirts make me mad I'm not a woman


Oct 03
Have you ever gone into a Target or a Spencer Gifts, seen those gamer-themed boxers, and wondered (A) why such high fashion has to be concealed by pants and (B) why girls don't receive similar treatment? Maybe you haven't, bu... read
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Time-lapse painting captures an EarthBound coffee break


Aug 18
When you look at a piece of art, whether in a live gallery or online, how long do you spend appreciating each it? I bet you usually take one quick glance, pass judgment, then move on to the next momentary distraction. It's e... read






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