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10:00 PM on 11.09.2012

Frog Fractions: The most interesting game I played today

Jonathan Ross sent me the link to Frog Fractions this morning. I didn't give it enough time at first, believing it to be some weird browser-based educational game. Then I saw it brought up on Twitter and quickly realized ther...

Jordan Devore

5:00 PM on 10.14.2012

Rockman Xover fan-made demo, plus actual game details

Capcom insists on seeing this construct through to the end, so I might as well keep abreast of the latest news and developments. First up is this fan-made Rockman Xover Flash demo that recreates the TGS build Conrad played. I...

Tony Ponce



Fangasmic Mega Man clone Rokko Chan gets a remix album photo
Fangasmic Mega Man clone Rokko Chan gets a remix album
by Tony Ponce

[Update: I mistakenly said that Dj CUTMAN was the organizer for this project. It was actually the staff of the VG music site Nobuwo. My bad.]

Rokko Chan was really something special, wasn't it? If you haven't played it or even heard of it, you should correct your mistake right now. It's a cute little Flash game that copies the Mega Man formula wholesale, only it changes names and locations "to protect the innocent." It could pass off as a direct sequel to the NES classics, but a few unexpected surprises are sprinkled throughout just to keep you on your toes.

One of the many highlights was the game's chiptune soundtrack, which can be downloaded for free. It's so spectacular that videogame audio site Nobuwo decided to organize a remix album and release it through the GameChops net label. Rokko Chan: Extended Play is an eight-track tribute -- the first track is actually pulled directly from the OST -- that rearranges the music in the same chiptune style.

Dj CUTMAN and Spamtron, who worked together on the Zelda II-themed Bagu and the Riverman, contribute one track, while other artists round up the lineup. One track is even produced by FantomenK, whose song "The Massacre" serves as the closing theme for Hey Ash, Whatcha Playin'? Long story short, go and download the free album from Bandcamp as soon as you can!

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3:30 PM on 08.22.2012

Edmund McMillen's Basement Collection hits Steam Aug. 31

Indie designer Edmund McMillen wasn't kidding when he said The Basement Collection would be releasing in late August. Described as "9 years of indie video game goodness with all the bells an whistles I could drum up along the...

Jordan Devore

9:00 PM on 08.03.2012

CLOP is like QWOP, but with a unicorn

Don't run -- gallop! The maker of QWOP and GIRP has just released CLOP, a QWOP-like game featuring a four legged unicorn instead of a two legged Olympic athlete. I'm having a lot of fun with it; I rather like these games wher...

Holly Green

8:30 PM on 05.11.2012

Robot Unicorn Attack: Evolution wants to be with you

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...

Hamza CTZ Aziz





9:00 AM on 05.09.2012

Alien Hominid played 20 million times on Newgrounds

Before it was a PS2, Gamecube, GBA, Xbox or XBLA game, Alien Hominid was a staple on the popular Flash portal Newgrounds. Just yesterday, the game's cute little yellow devil obtained a new milestone: 20 million plays. That's ...

Chris Carter

3:00 PM on 04.25.2012

A Super Mario Summary is the SparkNotes version of Mario

If you've got a few minutes to spare, you might want to give Johan Peitz's A Super Mario Summary a spin. Whipped up in 48 hours for the 23rd Ludum Dare game development event this past weekend, it's an abbreviated version of ...

Tony Ponce

11:00 PM on 04.16.2012

Sky Island is Fez for poor people

Do you want to play Fez but you can't afford to buy the game and/or a Xbox 360?  Well you're in luck. Sky Island is a Flash game that takes the concept of Fez but does it for free. Don't get too excited though. You get w...

Jonathan Holmes

9:30 AM on 04.16.2012

Monday Mind Teasers: I saw her standing there

 . . . but then she was a zombie. This enjoyably simple game popped up on Reddit over the weekend and its concept and music carry it a long way beyond its sparse graphics and easy difficulty. The KrangGames flash game on...

Tom Fronczak

11:00 PM on 03.26.2012

Cheer a crying giant and save the world from his tears

"A very good videogame." - Jonathan Holmes That's the sum total of the description I was given before playing Atakachik, a Flash game from a few years ago which Holmes inexplicably turned up with this evening. When this ...

Conrad Zimmerman

7:30 PM on 03.16.2012

Canabalt runs away to PSN

I don't know why running away from the destruction of an entire city is compelling, but it is. Just play Canabalt. Just before I wrote this up, I thought it would be a good time to play it for a couple of minutes. Half an ho...

Fraser Brown



Review: Abobo's Big Adventure photo
Review: Abobo's Big Adventure
by Daniel Starkey

The NES era was a special time for a lot of us. Many of the staff here at Dtoid will always have a certain attachment to the period, myself included.

Abobo's Big Adventure is a tribute to all those who grew up with the gaming gods of old. This free Flash game is quite fun and funny, definitely well worth a trip down memory lane.

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9:00 PM on 02.09.2012

Super Mario Crossover version 2.0 finally available

Super Mario Bros Crossover, a flash game which takes characters from classic videogames and puts them into a recreation of Super Mario Bros., has had an update in the works for over a year now. Version 2.0, which we first tol...

Conrad Zimmerman

2:30 PM on 01.17.2012

Super Mario Crossover 2.0 breaks the generation barrier

A couple years ago, Jay "Exploding Rabbit" Pavlina had the idea to remake Super Mario Bros. with 100% accuracy down to the last pixel... with the added twist of being able to play as other NES stars such as Mega Man, Link, S...

Tony Ponce

12:30 PM on 01.16.2012

Spend your break with Kingdom Rush on PC or iPad

I started playing a bit of Kingdom Rush two weeks ago following the news of the Flash game's iPad release, and managed to drag myself away from Ironhide Game Studio's excellent little tower defense title before an entire day ...

Maurice Tan