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Icarus Proudbottom

Icarus Proudbottom Teaches Typing is mental; play it


"Typing is full of vitamins C, B12, and antioxidants"
Aug 14
"You can't just type ANYTHING, you know." Icarus Proudbottom Teaches Typing is a typing game. Kind of. You will type. Feverishly, fiendishly, and a bit fetishisticly. For reasons. And an owl will feed you false facts while an...
LCD browser games

Play Game & Watch and other LCD games in your browser


Blast from handheld gaming's past
Aug 12
Hey, 80s babies! Have fond memories of portable gaming in the days before Game Boy? Did your parents ever buy you those Tiger electronic handhelds for $10 a pop to shut you up on those long drives? Or were you born just a lit...
Super Mario Crossover

Super Mario Crossover 3.0 is finally out


Work on the team's original game, Super Retro Squad, is progressing slowly
Aug 03
Super Mario Crossover, the pixel-for-pixel recreation of Super Mario Bros. that features a selectable cast of NES stars, was all set for the big 3.0 update this past June. It was unfortunately delayed a month, but it is now a...
Ripple Dot Zero

Free PC game Ripple Dot Zero is Sonic mixed with Strider


Genetically engineered penguin in sneakers
Jun 29
It's a pretty slow weekend. Why not kill an hour or two by playing this freeware Flash game just released yesterday? Ripple Dot Zero by Pixeltruss is an homage to the super awesome Genesis years of my youth. Taking its cues ...
N v2.0

Put on your ninja shoes, N v2.0 is playable now


Don't forget the red ninja scarf
May 21
By now, we've seen the big reveals of the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One, and I can safely declare a winner: PC. Why? Because just a few days ago, Metanet Software released a huge update to its diabolical ninja platformer N,...
Ace Attorney

Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies gets a Japanese web demo


A Flash demo? How quaint!
May 15
Capcom has finally slapped a proper localized title onto Ace Attorney 5, hereby known as Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies, and will be bringing it out West this fall. Unfortunately, it will be an eShop-only relea...
Drop

Notch's new game screws with your head in the best way


How long can you last?
May 01
Notch's new game is called Drop, and it's a simple little speed typing game that you can play right in your browser. Well it starts off simple enough, but then things quickly change and you start to doubt your typing skills a...

Monday Mind Teasers: Rhythm Doctor


Save lives in this medical musical hybrid game!
Apr 29
For this week's mind teaser we're not just using our brains, we're using our ears. Rhythm Doctor on Newgrounds challenges players to participate in the tunes at specific moments to progress, with an interesting (bizarre) spin...
Super Mario Crossover 3.0

Super Mario Crossover 3.0 is just around the corner


Third major version of the star-studded fan game coming in May or June
Apr 28
Three years ago as of yesterday, indie dev Exploding Rabbit's Super Mario Bros. Crossover was unleashed online, and the reception couldn't have been warmer. For the benefit of the unfortunate few who haven't heard of this da...
Planet Punch

Go punch a bunch of planets in Planet Punch


Adult Swim Games continues with the awesome games
Apr 17
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...
Retro Unicorn Attack

Robot Unicorn Attack goes retro


I wanna be with you, and make believe with you
Apr 15
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...
Chainsaw Pogo Gorilla

I-Mockery's next game is Bionic Chainsaw Pogo Gorilla


Man's greatest question answered
Apr 11
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 ...
Jurassic Heart

In which you date a ukulele-playing T-rex named Taira


I love videogames so much
Apr 11
I think we're all pretty familiar with dating sims. They're typically really cute, but mostly they're pretty erotic. Admit it, we've all played them before just to see what they were about and most of the time they're not tha...

Monday Mind Teasers: The Guardian


A short Shadow of the Colossus pixel art homage game
Apr 01
It's a little too short, a little too simple, a little tedious, and doesn't have enough music, but that's still not stopping me from declaring that The Guardian on Newgrounds is one of the best simple pixel art games I've eve...

Monday Mind Teasers: Huebrix


It's like a maze that had a baby with a bag of Skittles
Mar 11
I love games that find complexity by exploring simplicity. This flash game does a great job of stripping down the fill-a-grid color maze genre, and it continually adds new path manipulation puzzle concepts along the way. I wi...

Monday Mind Teasers: Kingdom Rush


Aaaaand, there goes eight hours of your life. Sorry about that.
Mar 04
You poor, poor gamer soul. It's getting late and you were just about to sign off and go to bed. Then you checked the new Monday Mind Teaser. You fool. It's no secret that this is one of the most addicting flash games ever mad...

Monday Mind Teasers: Museum of Thieves


Spot-the-difference puzzle game with hints of I Spy and Harry Potter
Feb 25
I found this game before I knew it was associated with a preteen dystopian adventure novel, and while The Keepers trilogy is far from being the next Harry Potter craze, it still looks like it could be a good gift for your you...

You should go check out Skrillex Quest


Glitchy code and stuttering music make for a surprisingly fun time
Nov 30
I'm pretty sure I've lamented in the past that I don't know what the kids are into with the music anymore. So, understand that I have no idea who this "Skrillex" person is, but I'm getting the idea that he's kind of becoming ...

Frog Fractions: The most interesting game I played today


Things aren't as they seem
Nov 09
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...

Rockman Xover fan-made demo, plus actual game details


Might as well sit back and see how this train wreck pans out
Oct 14
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...

Fangasmic Mega Man clone Rokko Chan gets a remix album


Oct 05
[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 eve...

Edmund McMillen's Basement Collection hits Steam Aug. 31


Aug 22
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...

Robot Unicorn Attack: Evolution wants to be with you


May 11
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...

Alien Hominid played 20 million times on Newgrounds


May 09
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 ...

A Super Mario Summary is the SparkNotes version of Mario


Apr 25
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 ...

Sky Island is Fez for poor people


Apr 16
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...

Monday Mind Teasers: I saw her standing there


Apr 16
 . . . 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...

Cheer a crying giant and save the world from his tears


Mar 26
"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 ...

Canabalt runs away to PSN


Mar 16
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...

Super Mario Crossover version 2.0 finally available


Feb 09
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...






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