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Check out this sick 11-minute NES chiptune rock medley

Guitarist Psycho Crusher, whose amazing rock arrangements I've shared numerous times in the past, originally composed this latest jam with the intent to play it live as a full band. Instead, he decided to turn it into a chiptune medley com...

 
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[Update] Contest closed! Winner is Genki-JAM for his awesome entry. Hotdog arms! Bionic Commando Rearmed 2 was released last month for Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network and we thought the game was pretty good. Develope...   read

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Fatshark briefly talks jumping in Bionic Commando Rearmed

When it was unveiled that the ability to jump would be in Bionic Commando Rearmed 2, some of you freaked out. Just a tad. Well, maybe considerably more than that. But now many of us have tried jumping, and there's been a more positive reac...

 
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In 2008, Capcom rebooted the Bionic Commando franchise with two remarkably disparate approaches. On one end of the spectrum was the third-person action retail title, Bionic Commando, which found ex-Faith No More singer Mike P...   read

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Bionic Commando Rearmed 2 features PSN DRM again

Similar to the PlayStation Network release of Final Fight: Double Impact, so too does Bionic Commando Rearmed 2 on PSN have DRM which requires an Internet connection upon booting up the game. The difference is that this time, Capcom issued ...

 
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Bionic Command Rearmed 2 drops in first week of February

Capcom has announced that Bionic Commando Rearmed 2 will be jumping to PlayStation Network on February 1, and Xbox Live Arcade on February 2. Why "jumping" and not "swinging"? Because swinging is old hat for Nathan Spencer, who is now sport...

 
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New Bionic Commando 2 gameplay jumps into action

The fine folks over at GameTrailers have a great video preview of Bionic Commando Rearmed 2 up and it lays out almost everything you wanted to know about the game. From jumping, to upgrades to new level styles it shows most of it off. If y...

 
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Hey look, it's a Bionic Commando Rearmed 2 boss fight

Perhaps more than any other tradition in gaming, I would be most upset over the industry deciding to shy away from boss fights. (Actual boss fights, not "shoot it until it dies.") That'll probably never happen during our lifetime, thankful...

 
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No jumping in Bionic Commando Rearmed 2, if you want

Jumping in videogames is destined to be an eternal struggle. Whether it's TimeSplitters or Bionic Commando, someone, somewhere, is going to get pissed off. I can't recall if there was a specific outcry for Rearmed 2, which happens to featur...

 
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TGS: Nathan Spencer has some new moves

Well, new to him at any rate. Capcom has released two gameplay trailers for Tokyo Game Show which have a focus on moves that Spencer can perform with his bionic arm in the upcoming Bionic Commando ReArmed 2. A couple of them, such as a cir...

 
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PAX 10: Bionic Commando Rearmed 2 Klog hands-on interview

While talking with my good friend and E. Honda impersonator Gerald Hom of Capcom-Unity fame, the good man let some inside info slip. Bionic Commando Rearmed 2 would feature "the Klog." He then encouraged me to "check out the Klog!" I heade...

 
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There will be new Mega Man Universe stuff at PAX

That picture -- taken from the debut trailer for Mega Man Universe -- still gives me nightmares. Anyway, here's what Capcom has in store for us at its PAX booth (#652): Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Dead Rising 2 Sengoku Basara: Samurai Heroes Ghost...

 
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Spencer's sweet 'stache and screenshots for ReArmed 2

Nathan Spencer looks to be giving Haggar a run for his money in the awesome moustache department. Check out that closeup of the 'stache he's sporting in Bionic Commando: ReArmed 2. Though not as majestic as the facial hair which rests ...

 
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E3 10: Holmes vs. Bionic Commando Rearmed

Yeah, so I choked pretty bad in this video. The NES Bionic Commando difficulty seems to be back for this sequel; one life, and I was dead after (I think) one hit, though it might have been two. I did get some more time with the game after ...

 
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E3 10: Bionic Commando Rearmed 2, mustaches, and you

Conan O'Brien may have cornered the market on fabulous, red-colored facial hair -- and I am immensely jealous of him for having done so -- but Bionic Commando Rearmed 2's Spencer, as shown in some killer concept art below, has a rocking 'st...

 
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Capcom teams with Zazzle to outfit people in old games

You know, just moments ago I wrote a post about Capcom and a SSFIV-branded HDTV. It was a journey of incredulity, disbelief, and finally acceptance. Like a couple hadokens followed by a hearty serving of pound cake, I am ready to let the Ca...

 
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Bionic Commando Rearmed 2 coming 2011, now with more jump

Capcom's next-gen Bionic Commando console game might have been a "miss" both critically and at retail, but most were in agreement that its digital download counterpart, Bionic Commando Rearmed, was an astounding success. So gamers should b...

 
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Bionic Commando: Rearmed team forms Might&Delight

The bunch responsible for graciously giving the world Bionic Commando: Rearmed has founded a studio of its very own: Might&Delight. Is that an amazing name for a company or what? As the tags for this post probably gave away, I'm more th...

 
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The Memory Card .63: Auf Wiedersehen!

"The Memory Card" is a seasonal feature that dissects and honors some of the most artistic, innovative, and memorable videogame moments of all time. I have witnessed a multitude of videogame moments over the years that I could eas...

 
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GRIN shuts down

GRIN’s situation was as dire as recent reports indicated. Following several office closures and heavy layoffs, GRIN announced that the studio is no more. In a somber message on its official Web site, founders Ulf and Bo Andersson cite...

 
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Bionic Commando PC finally hits retail, Steam

Bionic Commando -- the new one, not Rearmed or the NES classic -- is now available for PC at retail stores and Steam for $39.99. Actually, scratch that. If you pre-purchase from Steam, you can save a few bucks; also, there's supposed to be ...

 
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Bionic Commando patch is up, makes PS3 owners girlie men

Yesterday it appears that a patch was released for Bionic Commando: Rearmed over PSN. The update is a bit of a mixed bag, unless you're a total wuss and can't beat the game as it is. See it does allow for Trophy support, which is good. Howe...

 
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GameStop now selling Bionic Commando for $19.99

"It's worth checking out to play with the swing mechanics and to see the game's impressive visuals," Conrad wrote in the Destructoid review of Bionic Commando, "but I wouldn't recommend wasting more than a few hours on it and...

 
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Top Ten Gaijin Games: Bionic Commando Edition

[Destructoid's Japanese correspondent, 50ft. Samurai, takes a look at last week's "Gaijin" game sales in Japan.]As reported here on Destructoid a couple weeks back, Bionic Commando managed to wrangle a surprising 34/40 from the ed...

 
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Ironic Commando: Is Japan the last hope for Bionic Commando?

[Destructoid's Japanese correspondent, 50ft. Samurai, reports in on how Capcom's Bionic Commando is faring in Japan.] Bionic Commando, as you have heard, did not exactly set the world on fire. Despite a lengthy development process and a goo...

 
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Bionic Commando swings on by, sold only 27,000 copies

Perhaps you saw what we thought of Capcom's Bionic Commando. We didn't give it a terrible score. It's just that it wasn't anything special to us. It didn't commando our attention, you might say.In fact, this reboot of the beloved NES title ...

 
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Bionic Commando: Rearmed is cheaper now, we promise

Microsoft’s Deal of the Week (for real this time) is Bionic Commando: Rearmed. Starting today through the rest of the week, the 2008 Xbox LIVE Arcade title is available for 400 Microsoft Points instead of the usual 800 MP. Bionic Comm...

 
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Bionic Commando multiplayer leaderboards are live

Web-based leaderboards for the multiplayer arm of Bionic Commando are now live and functional. Over the weekend, Capcom’s Seth Killian updated his Capcom-Unity blog and noted the working status of the Xbox LIVE and PlayStation Network...

 
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Bionic Commando is a game I think very few of us ever saw coming. Sure, the NES game is a classic and very popular with American audiences but it had been so long that it was hard to imagine a follow-up would ever occur. Due ...   read

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Heather Mills demanded to star in Bionic Commando? (Update)

I greet this story with some skepticism, because it comes from Britain's most popular tabloid dishrag The Sun (which I won't be linking to), and if you follow UK "journalism" at all, you'll know that the British tabloids absolutel...

 

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