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Awesomenauts

Awesomenauts has a new 'free for everyone' character coming


Rocco the bird
Jun 25
// Chris Carter
It's been a while since I've booted up Awesomenauts, but I think I'll be doing just that when the newest character hits the roster. His name is Rocco, and he's a bird with a bow. He also has chicken feet, which makes him...
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Mega Man X

If I had a million dollars, I'd do Mega Man X and X2 at the same time


Double the pleasure!
May 13
// Tony Ponce
Some people know how to multitask. I mean, really multitask. I am not one of them. I get flustered if I have to cook pasta during my washer's rinse cycle because who knows if the damn thing won't just explode and flood the e...
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Awesomenauts

Awesomenauts is on sale on Steam for another few hours


The base game is $0.99
May 13
// Chris Carter
I've been playing Awesomenauts off and on for a few years now. I was pretty happy with my purchase of the Steam version for full price, but for the next few hours it's on sale for $0.99. If you haven't given it a shot ye...

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Mortal Kombat X

I can't stop watching this sizzle reel of Mortal Kombat X Fatalities


Just brutal
Nov 06
// Brett Makedonski
Sometimes words do a disservice to a post. Sometimes, the best thing to do is to just let a video speak for itself. Nothing I could write would do justice to these overtly gory Mortal Kombat X Fatalities, anyway -- especially Scorpion's. This Is Just the First Part of Scorpion's Mortal Kombat X Fatality [Kotaku]
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Check out this live performance using 3DS software Korg DSN-12


Badass
Sep 25
// Dale North
3DS music creation tool KORG DSN-12 isn't a game, but Korg contest winner PAINTVOX shows it can be played just fine in this live performance that took place in Tokyo last month. He went against others in a contest to win the...
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Awesomenauts

Awesomenauts Assemble finally gets its first update


To bring it more inline with the PC version, but not full parity
Jul 16
// Chris Carter
If you've been patiently waiting for the PS4 version of Awesomenauts to actually get inline with the PC edition, your waiting has partially paid off. Ronimo has announced that the first major patch has dropped today...
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World of Warcraft

Man At Arms recreates The Lich King's Frostmourne


Finally, you can touch this behemoth IRL
Jun 30
// Brittany Vincent
Man At Arms is a YouTube series following master swordsmith Tony Swatton, as he forges swords from games, TV shows, movies, and anime series. He's created some memorable pieces, and this time he's taken on the Lich King's F...
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Skree

Skree hits Awesomenauts, along with another update


He's a 'Technoshaman'
Jun 20
// Chris Carter
Ever since Skree was announced earlier this year for Awesomenauts, I've wanted to play him. With his cool looking hover-board and Predator-like design, he always looked like a ton of fun to play. Well now you can give h...
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Awesomenauts DLC

Awesomenauts' Penny Fox is a swift assassin, and a ton of fun


Go try her out if you love fast characters
Apr 15
// Chris Carter
It's insane how much Awesomenauts has changed over the years. I remember picking it up on the PS3 and wondering when any new characters were going to come, and given the update issues developer Ronimo had, they never did...
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Old Dtoid Story Time: Destructoid Cards


Promoted from our Community Blogs!
Apr 14
// Char Aznable
[Dtoid community blogger Char Aznable takes us on a journey to 2008 when something unique and wonderful happened on Destructoid. Stay awhile and listen! --Occams Electric Toothbrush] Gather 'round, young Dtoiders, and sit on ...
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Awesomenauts Assemble

Awesomenauts Assemble right now is basically a pre-Starstorm iteration


No Ted McPain or updated patches yet
Mar 04
// Chris Carter
After a series of delays the PS4 version of Awesomenauts is finally here, albeit slightly behind the PC version in terms of content. For starters, you won't find the newest character Ted McPain anywhere, nor will you fin...
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Speedruns

Awesome Games Done Quick raises over a million dollars


Speedrunning charity marathon doubles goal for cancer prevention
Jan 12
// Wesley Ruscher
If you missed the Awesome Games Done Quick 2014 charity marathon, chances are you missed some of the most memorable gaming moments this short year has already offered. The event, which took place from January 5-11, was home ...
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I need this sweet Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles NES mod


GIVE IT TO ME
Dec 23
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
Remember that awesome Mega Man NES mod? Creator Ryan Fitzpatrick is back, and this time he's appealing right to my childhood with his Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle NES mod. The system features the four radical heroes displayed ...
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Awesomenauts DLC

Impressions: Awesomenauts' Ted McPain


An American hero
Dec 13
// Chris Carter
In case you haven't heard, Awesomenauts is launching its Starstorm expansion, which is bringing all new content to the game in 2014. As the game's first official meaty piece of DLC, the update will contain five new ...
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Awesomenauts DLC

Awesomenauts: Starstorm is almost ready to launch


At least, the first round of content is
Dec 09
// Chris Carter
After a mega-successful campaign, Awesomenauts' Starstorm expansion is nearly upon us, and the initial bit of content could hit as early as this week. If all goes according to plan, Ted McPain, the first add-on character...
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PlayStation 2600

Look at this amazing Atari themed PlayStation 4


I want one of these
Dec 03
// Joshua Derocher
John Carmack tweeted out a picture of an Atari 2600 sitting on top of a Playstation 4, and this inspired Phantom Fighter to create some photoshop magic. Phantom Fighter posted his awesome concept to his blog, The Food Sucks. This looks fantastic, and I want to have one. Would you use a wood-paneled gaming console?
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Sharks

Xbox One guarded by sharks in New Zealand


Shark Box One
Nov 13
// Joshua Derocher
Microsoft have decided which Xbox One will be the first released on launch day, and that special console is being guarded by sharks. Yes, you are reading that correctly. Go ahead and take a moment to let that sink in. New Zea...
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Awesomenauts

Awesomenauts: Assemble still aiming for PS4 launch


Recognize the new name?
Oct 31
// Chris Carter
Awesomenauts for the PS4 now has a brand new moniker -- Awesomenauts: Assemble, and it'll have all of the content of the PC version, as well as all future Starstorm expansion content. Ronimo was originally aiming for a PlaySt...
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Awesomenauts

A few Awesomenauts Kickstarter rewards are on the way


Expect keys in your inbox soon
Sep 25
// Chris Carter
Now that the Awesomenauts Starstorm Kickstarter has concluded, digital rewards have started shipping out, and a few of them should even be in your inboxes in the next 24 hours. Specifically, keys for wallpapers, Swords & ...
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Awesomenauts

Admiral Swiggins officially joins Awesomenauts


He even has a Dr. Fetus Meat Boy skin!
Aug 30
// Chris Carter
[Update: I've since played a few matches with Swiggins, and I have to say, he's incredibly fun. Behind Leon, I think he's currently my second favorite character, as he has a ton of potential, a good amount of variety in his s...
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Awesomenauts Kickstarter

Awesomenauts Kickstarter meets goal in seven days


Three new characters and more are guaranteed
Aug 26
// Chris Carter
Awesomenauts is still chugging, and based on the results of its latest Kickstarter for the Starstorm expansion, it's going to keep chugging for quite some time. In just seven days, Ronimo has reached its goal of $125,000, whi...
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Super Mario Bros. 3

Next-level art magic: The Super Mario Bros. 3 fresco


VERY YES
Aug 23
// Tony Ponce
Last month, digital artist Mikaël "Orioto" Aguirre made this happen. Now this is happening. Orioto is a classy fellow, and a classy game deserves to be treated like a classy lady. His Super Mario Bros. 3 fresco gives you...
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Awesomenauts

Awesomenauts Kickstarter to add new characters and more


The Starstorm expansion will also add a new map and extras
Aug 19
// Chris Carter
If you want more Awesomenauts you're in luck, as Ronimo Games has just launched a $125,000 goal Kickstarter for a full-on expansion to the game.  Set to debut in the add-on pack titled Awesomenauts: Starstorm are three ...
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3D printed FFVII

Who wants 3D printed Final Fantasy VII figures? ME!


Too bad they're already sold out!
Aug 16
// Tony Ponce
Whoever invented 3D printing deserves to be showered in riches and sexual favors, because the process has yielded some unimaginable delights. Last year, I shared a "Super Mario Mobius Strip" made by Joaquin Baldwin. I also ma...
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Mega Man X medley

SICK NASTY! Check this rockin' Mega Man X fan medley


Covers tunes from X1 through X5
Aug 10
// Tony Ponce
Self-taught Chilean guitarist Satou Brainchild was inspired by Video Games Live in Santiago to spend several months assembling a medley of tunes from the first five Mega Man X games, i.e. the PROPER series before Capcom f*ck...
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brentalfloss

Never, ever buy a videogame console at launch


Schoolhouse Rock! for the gaming age
Aug 08
// Tony Ponce
Comedy music man brentalfloss and animator Sean DePew last teamed up for the wonderfully sweet "Baby Mario & Papa Yoshi" music video. Their latest collaboration is a kickass parody of Schoolhouse Rock!, which if you neve...
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10-year-old hero

Boy stops speeding car, credits Mario Kart for his skills


10-year-old Gryffin Sanders put his shell-dodging training to the test
Aug 05
// Tony Ponce
I don't remember the last time I read or watched a feel-good story involving videogames in the mainstream news. Hell, I'm having trouble finding news within game media outlets that doesn't paint a bleak or damning future for...
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EVE

CCP releases statistics for largest EVE Online fight


Spoilers: It was a glorious death!
Aug 03
// Sterling Aiayla Lyons
Last weekend, we reported on a battle that was taking place in EVE Online. At the time, it wasn't hard to see that it was the literal largest battle that had ever taken place in the game since it launched back in 2004. Develo...
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Possibly the best custom Contra figures ever


Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger as the Contra guys
Aug 01
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
You've probably heard the story, right? How basically Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone were used as "influences" when designing the cover and character art for the main heroes of Contra. Well someone has taken tha...
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Final Fantasy VI

The tale of Final Fantasy VI in kickass fresco form


Orioto is an art GOD
Jul 31
// Tony Ponce
If you love videogame art, it would be criminal not to know who Mikaël "Orioto" Aguirre is. He is a French digital artist known for his spectacular renderings of notable videogame scenes painted using the brush of the go...

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