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#Fake Games

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Mega Man 8 fan-made demake free for the playing

Every once and a while, people take a crack at Mega Man 9 and Mega Man 10 by saying they look like "fan-made projects". Thing is, that's not the most effective insult. Technically speaking, Cave Story is a "fan-made project", but it's still...

 
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Fan-created Mega Man FPS gets an even better trailer

Mega Man games seem to go over better when they stick to their 8-bit roots, but there's no reason why they can't be 8-bit-ish while operating on all three axes. Just take a look at Mega Man 8-bit Deathmatch, a game that takes the sprites fr...

 
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Here are some completely fake images of a new Zelda

Zelda Informer was sent these screens which are purportedly from an upcoming Zelda title making its way to the Wii. They're totally fake, as evidenced by the creator later popping up in the Zelda Universe forums and claiming credit for the...

 
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Enter the Mushroom Kingdom of madness in No More Plumbers

I just checked out the rest of the site where that semi-old Travis Touchdown skin for TF 2 is hosted, and I found some cool stuff. Turns out the creators of the skin, MechaWare, also makes their own fan games. I've only tried a few of them ...

 
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Capcom teases fake Mega Man Vs Capcom Vs Marvel game

Damn you, Capcom. Why do you tease? This has to be the zillionth time you've advertised a fake game that I'd kill to actually play. Lego Strider, the NES Dark Void port, all just as awesome as (if not more awesome than) your real games. Thi...

 
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Talking to the Needlemouse: The Emerald Hills developers

There's been a lot of talk about the brand new, 2D, high-definition Sonic game. It's been something people have wanted for a long time, and the idea that this could be a sort of “Sonic 4” is pretty damn amazing. We've even got...

 
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Grue renewed: Fallout 3's Reign of Grelock is playable

Sadly, this article isn't about a Zork remake (not that a text-only game would benefit from bump mapping or bloom lighting) -- I just needed a catchy headline that would attract text adventure enthusiasts. If the phrase "You are likely...

 
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A Star Radish gameplay video, growing in the wild

Ok, if you aren't some sort of SNK enthusiast, bear with me here. Earlier this year, on April Fool's Day, SNK Playmore announced a game called Star Radish, an 8-bit Neo Geo shmup made by a "Mikadosoft." Everyone thought the game w...

 
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Could Close Range be the funniest faux FPS ever?

It's highly possible that it is the funniest faux FPS ever, but I've been known to get worked up over incredibly stupid things before. Then again, haven't we all? The Onion has a first-hand report on Close Range, the anticipated new game th...

 
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Dead Rising 2 trailer? Probably not, but this is still pretty cool

I know we cried wolf before, but that was for humor's sake. That other stuff? Definitely not even close to looking real, and even Capcom gave us sh*t for posting that. This at least looks like something real, or the intro to something I'd ...

 
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If you're looking Grand Theft Auto Wii confirmation, this isn't it

German gaming blog, called ... uh ... Games Blog, has posted alleged image confirmation of Grand Theft Auto for the Wii. So let's look at what we have here, shall we?The blog claims to have grabbed the images from a non-existent images dire...

 
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Introducing the wave of the future: The Pii

The worst part about this video is that it's more or less indistinguishable from a real Wii rip-off product advertisment. Vii, Wii, Pii, they all sound kind of like something you might see peddled at that shady random electronics store wedg...

 
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Destructoid exclusive: Alan Wake TGS 08 teaser

A few days ago, a promotion that Microsoft ran for Windows Vista resurfaced on the Internet. It was a drawing for the opportunity to be digitally inserted into Remedy’s Alan Wake and a trip to the Tokyo Game Show to view the game in a...

 
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Darwin, the Wii Remote one-off: Evolution?

Motus Corporation is showing off their new Wii-mote look-alike, named Darwin. This sword hilt-looking device is supposed to bring better motion sensing gaming to non-Nintendo systems, including the PC. Technology Review says that this devic...

 
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I think I'm losing my mind: Extra Mario Bros

 There are times in my life where I think I'm going insane. When I'm up late watching Comedy Central and they actually start dropping the f-bomb despite it being basic cable. When I go to a McDonald's and see that they sell veggie-burg...

 
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Fake game Friday: Hatred and Pride

More often than not, modern videogames aren't really about choices. Yeah, we've got branching storylines and local agency, but in pretty much every game there is always a "good" or "best" ending which players will, more ...

 
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Fake game Friday: Player versus Character

I just finished reading The People of Paper by Salvador Plascencia, and it gave me a pretty unusual (but hopefully interesting) idea for a short, independent game.Initially charting the picaresque adventures of a bed-wetting father and his ...

 
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Fan made video of Mario Galaxy DS: My jaw's status? Currently at rest on floor

Hi everybody, I'm new here at Destructoid. My name's Jonathan. Nice to be working with you.Now that we've gotten that out of the way, take a look at this fan-made video depicting what could be a more exciting (and potentially more profitabl...

 
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Fake game Friday: Ender's Game: Go Bugger Yourself

Orson Scott Card has been talking about making an Ender's Game videogame pretty much since the novels were first written -- yet, after all this time, we've still got nothing to show for it.Today's fake game, brought to you by forumite Pang...

 
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Wii knockoff Vii's Chinese television commercial, also disassembly

A few months ago we told you about a Chinese Wii one-off called the Vii. This product steals not only Nintendo's design and control scheme, but also bites from its marketing and advertising model, as it's aimed at families, children, and e...

 
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Fake game Friday: Luigi Mario: 1up Attorney

This week's fake game was conceptualized and attractively Photoshopped by pissedcheese, a man whose alias conjures up all manner of unpleasant mental images. In case Luigi's suit and exclamation didn't clue you in, cheese came up with Luig...

 
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Fake game Friday: Hair Band: Fight for LA

Imagine Def Jam: Fight for NY, except awesome. Such is the high concept behind this week's fake game, Hair Band: Fight for LA. Forumite Shining Wave describes the gameplay as such:It's 1988. Kick your ass to the top of the metal scene. Bea...

 
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Fake game Friday: Enigma

This week's fake game isn't so much of a gameplay conceit as it is a really neat story idea which lends itself to videogame narrative. It's called Enigma, and it's brought to you by Dexter345 with an accompanying Photoshop by our very own ...

 
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Fake game Friday: Desu Baaru

I must say, this week's fake game is officially one of my favorites we've ever showcased. Submitted by Aoi Tsuki and goddamn brilliantly Photoshopped by our own Topher Cantler, Desu Baaru ("Death Ball") combines the fun, carefree...

 
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Fake game Friday: Call of Duty 4.5

It's been a while since we've highlighted any mildly sexist game ideas here on Fake Game Friday. Time to remedy that.This week's game idea comes to you courtesy of Twisted Imp (and Photoshopped by our own Topher Cantler), who has evidently...

 
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Fake game Friday: Cooking Chief: Cook Off

This week's fake game, conceptualized and Photoshopped by forumite ToiletDuck, combines two gaming franchises which -- let's face it -- are more or less made for each other. Cooking Chief: Cook Off, available for the Wii60, combines the sla...

 
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Fake game Friday: Giant Robots Blow Sh*t Up

Today's fake game comes to you courtesy of forumite BigPopaGamer, and, as always, has been conceptualized in a Photoshop by our own Topher Cantler. It's called Giant Robots Blow Sh*t Up -- and guess what it's about?You know you're going to ...

 
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Fake game Friday: Venery Chase

Who hasn't looked at the PS3 Home system and thought to themselves, "You know, the only thing missing here is Bourne Identity-esque intrigue and a gripping, all-pervasive sense of paranoia"? Nobody, that's who. Especially not for...

 
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Wii one-off: China brings us the 'Vii'

GoNintendo found images of what appears to be a Chinese knockoff of Nintendo's Wii, brilliantly name the "Vii". It looks like the creators of this system put the absolute minimum amount of work into the Vii, obviously copying the ...

 
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Fake game Friday: You See 'Em, You Kill 'Em

This week's fake game, submitted by fearian (and Photoshopped by our own Topher Cantler), is only for the hardcore. And when I say "hardcore," I mean it in the Diablo II sense of the word -- if you die in You See 'Em, You Kill 'Em...

 

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Lead writer of Borderlands 2, curator of http://nowrongwaytoplay.tumblr.com .

 

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Fragments of Him"Great writing and performances, terrible pacing and gameplay"

 

Push Me Pull You"Playing Nightcrawlers"

 

Chronos"I keep getting older, but they stay the same age"

 

The Climb"You rock, rock"

 

Hitman: Sapienza"Molto buono"

 

Ray Gigant"Challenge not included"

 

Soda Drinker Pro"Like explaining an inside joke to someone else"

 

King's Quest: Once Upon a Climb"A tale of two princesses"

 

Stories: The Path of Destinies"Choose your own adventure/death"

 
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Donley Time

Boss 101 the game - Check out this snap of Boss 101 and Mac playing games while they chill at Robo You see, the antagonists arent always plotting galactic destruction, sometimes theyre just trying to get out of

 
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I was planning to donate plasma this morning for some quick cash, but what Im assuming are my newfound allergies started acting up (or a Im gonna have to try tomorrow - no literal blood money for me!

 
Matt Damon

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GuerrillaOcelot

Just checked Saw 13 Call of Duty related things on the front Assumed fetal

 
OrochiLeona

Told you since day 1 Overwatch would be The same way Ive been telling you since day 1 Mirrors Edge will be perfectly a rule of thumb, listen to me and everything will be

 
Larxinostic

Hmm, 69th To exercise restraint is the dignified

 
absolutfreak

I treat myself to Overwatch for my birthday?

 
vxxyman

I cant go to So Im just looking at stuff and I keep checking out this countdown site for P5 Were getting dont toy with us anymore, New video and release date,

 
ObliqueZombie

Wait, is Escapist Magazine actually a PC Master Race meme wank fest, or is there some satire that slipped under the radar?

 
DanteKinkade

Its great in Hardboiled Chicken 2, Lil Putzki has a giant cellphone shaped robot, a giant cellphone shaped robot that looks like it has a rocket launcher for a

 
ZombZ

I noticed most people here write text in block form, while I prefer using a lot of line Is there a writing rule Im ignoring? Especially long texts are easier to read (for me) with line breaks, but Ive never been a fast reader

 
Dreamweaver

Yeah, remember when Quickposts were taken over by catgirls? Well, following in Meanderbots lead, I decided to redraw one of my other original characters (I have dozens) as a Heres Mayuki, who is supposed to be this pudgy girl loves to Yay?

 
Retrofraction

It only took 4 years, but I have an interview at a small production company would say I am excited, but I am very tired I have to go shopping for clothes to wear at it XD

 
Dreamweaver

I suck at drawing yet heres an image I It features one of my original characters, Brianna, just chilling out playing games while her friend, Tetsuya, Was supposed to be a two-part image where she rage-quit, but I couldnt make it >^<

 
JcDent

How to make a CnC Generals Add Profit?

 
JcDent

I always thought that videogame helicopters are only there to crash dramatically, either to put you into a level or force you to reach a secondary Eurogamer goes to add that they also serve as exposition dumps, too!

 
Pixie The Fairy

I just want to see the next Nintendo Sony pretty much handed Nintendo that market when they gave up on Sonys Japanese studios are gonna need something to

 
StriderHoang

Who says I cant fall in love with myself?

 
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Chris Bradshaw

Which one is This?

 
TheAngriestCarp

When youre trying to work on a super important project thats due in eight hours and Overwatch sits on your desktop, taunting

 
hlarge4

My daughter turned 6 20 minutes My next child will be born in exactly 36 Is this a tI me to be alive or There arent enough ways to say how happy I

 
KnickKnackMyWack

Sony sells PS4 as a profit and its a good Nintendo sells NX at a profit and its a bad Its about as astounding as it is

 
Agent9

A piece from an old comic long since Its still really good though

 
Jed Whitaker

Fuck Overwatch, Ill be playing Battleborn tonight on my (No, but really, they are both pretty good games from what I can

 
SeymourDuncan17

Second reminder to Vita owners: Get Im officially staying up late to play it, backtracking for optional

 
Torchman

Played MK8 200cc with the competitive community Mmmmmm, felt good being reminded theres a game where I will for sure get my ass kicked

 
Nekrosys

Well, Ive just thought of an idea thatd be equal parts amazing and terrible: Gravity Rush for PS Itd be pretty fucking amazing, but the motion sickness would be SO

 

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