One of the difficulties with comedy is that describing or paraphrasing a joke frequently makes it cease to be funny, so it's hard to convey Jazzpunk's charm without completely squashing its humor in the process. However,... read
If you're going to validate your cult pop culture bona fides, this is how you do it. A new trailer for Necrophone Games' Jazzpunk has been released by Adult Swim, referencing the 1995 motion picture Johnny Mnemonic... read
Adult Swim always seems to publish games that have really strange setups, but are backed by solid gameplay mechanics and can easily eat up an afternoon or possibly even a work day. Winnose, developed by Todd Luke, appea... read
Sony partnered up with Adult Swim recently to task the guys over at Robot Chicken with creating an amusing little ad for Killzone: Shadow Fall. It starts out with Sweet Tooth enjoying the game in his living room, and getting... read
Get to know the people that make great videogames
8 days ago on Sup Holmes (now on iTunes) we welcomed Michael Molinari to the program. Michael has been developing games since high school, starting the the Team Fortress fan games T.F. Larry: Guard Duty and its seq... read feature
This week on Sup Holmes we continue Adult Swimember with Justing Woodward of Interabang Entertainment. Justin's worked in the industry for years, but it probably best known for Super Comboman, the 2D action platformer with be... read
Today on Sup Holmes we kick off Adult Swimember with Soundodger+ and Basketbelle's Michael Mollinari. Rumor has it that Michael also on the iOS version of Bit.Trip BEAT, which is one of my favorite games ever.
Michael's relat... read
Volgarr the Viking is a hardcore-focused throwback to classic 2D action titles of the past. Released last month, it has already pleased many gamers looking for a challenge. After a successful Kickstarter and getting picked up... read
20 codes up for grabs
[Update: Contest over! Winners have been PM'd their codes.]
Our friends at Adult Swim Games have just given us 20 codes for Soundodger+ to hand out to the Dtoid community!
An updated version of the original flash game S... read feature
Soundodger is a free online game that released on Adult Swim earlier this year. In it, you control a small white circle, trying to avoid a deluge of shapes spilling at you from all angles, set to music by a handful of great ... read
Make Odin proud Let's talk about fake difficulty in games. In the olden days, often times due to the limitations of the hardware, developers would create certain portions of games that forced you to resort to trial-and-error tactics, often c... read feature
RISE FROM YOUR GRAVE! Can I talk about DuckTales Remastered for a minute?
I'm not going to cite any specific examples, but I've read more than a handful of reviews that knocked Remastered down for being a bit too "classic" in the difficulty depart... read feature
Do you remember Tower of Heaven? If the answer is yes, skip ahead to the next paragraph. If the answer is "no" because you never played it back in 2009, then you can (and should) rectify that immediately. It's not very long; ... read
Doc Hammer and Jackson Publick, creators of The Venture Bros. series, gave their usual unprepared Q&A panel at San Diego Comic-Con this year. At the 15:00 mark here, a fan asked the duo of the possibility of a full on Ve... read
And fireball flinger, leg kicker, and bee hurler There are few things quite as cathartic as punching a nigh-endless horde of villains in their ugly mugs. I'm all for highfalutin, emotionally charged, wordy games where you are meant to care about people, but sometimes I just... read feature
New kid on the blocks It has become somewhat of a running joke that indie developers only ever make puzzle platformers, with famous titles like Braid, Limbo, and The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom on the list of the most successful indepe... read feature
Marginally better than setting up the chairs Cartoon Network hasn't been doing a very good job with its videogame adaptations of Adventure Time and Regular Show. Barring one decent (but very brief) romp on the DS and 3DS, the two properties have disappointed fans left a... read feature
Neverending story Robot Unicorn Attack will forever hold a special place in my heart. I remember PAX East 2010, meeting many Dtoiders for the first time, and joining a rousing drunken chorus of Erasure's "Always" in the late hours of the eveni... read feature
Planet Punch sees you as this mass of energy that steals the planet Earth, beats up our Sun, then goes around the galaxy punching the shit out of everything with the Earth. Yup, you guessed it, this is totally an Adult Swim g... read
I'll talk about Robot Unicorn Attack any chance I can get. I do have to say though, I'm surprised it's taken this long for a retro version of the hit runner game to happen. Still, it's as a fun as ever with you collecting fai... read
Last year, fans of I-Mockery's irreverent brand of pop culture humor were treated to Abobo's Big Adventure, a mashup of all things NES starring the muscle-bound Double Dragon boss Abobo. As hilarious as Abobo's Big Adventure ... read
The tower of a thousand deaths After climbing down 350 floors of traps, monsters, and ninja ghosts, not to mention the extra levels seemingly without end, I've come to one conclusion: I should never become a ninja. Sure, I should have known that before I e... read feature
YouTuber JackMuu used the Source Filmmaker to remake this classic scene from The Venture Bros. Really, I'll take any excuse to talk about Venture Bros.
Oh, and don't forget you can get the Henchman gear plus other Adult Swim themed outfits for Team Fortress 2. read
Last Sunday on Sup Holmes (now on iTunes), Rich Grillotti and Miles Tilman of Pixeljam Games tolerated my ridiculous blanket statements regarding art student stereotypes and bared their souls to me. It was hard to ... read
I can see myself spending a long, long time playing Super House of Dead Ninjas. Originally released as a Flash game playable on [adult swim] games, this 2D action-platformer has since made its way onto Steam with exclusive ne... read
PaRappa the Rapper and 50 Cent -- how much more amazing of a collaboration can you get?
While the above video starts really slow, it gets pretty awesome fairly quickly. Give it a watch, whether you're a rap fan or not.
Can you believe how Master Onion just leaves him hanging?! The real Master Onion would never do that! Now I just want another PaRappa game... read
Developed by Ostrich Banditos and published on Adult Swim's website, the cleverly titled Westerado has you running around the Wild West to perform odd jobs and, eventually, find out enough information to track down the scumba... read
Adult Swim and Valve have teamed up once again to bring in themed gear based on the various hit shows from Cartoon Network's adult lineup. The update will be "coming soon," but in the mean time you can get a preview of some o... read
The popular Adult Swim cartoon Metalocalypse will feature a crossover collaboration with Death from Darksiders II this coming Friday. Now that's totally #darksiders2.
The spot will air during the Metalocalypse marathon this F... read
Everyone wants to live in harmony, harmony with Robot Unicorn Attack. The original game has been played over 100 million times (99 million through Facebook, 14 million through AdultSwim.com). It even reached the top of the ch... read
If you're looking for a good time-waster this weekend, look no further than Adult Swim's new game Captain Commander. The latest from PixelJam -- a.k.a. the guys who did Dino Run -- has you playing as the titular Captain Comma... read
This is one of those cases where the less I say, the better. Lee-Lee's Quest is a new browser-based platformer for Adult Swim by Marcus Richert. It makes you question just why the heck we do the things we do in videogames.