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Cat game jam

Upcoming game jam will make games for cats


Cats can play games with their paws
Mar 15
Stop the presses! People are getting together to create games for cats. Not about cats, or with cats in them, but stuff that cats can actually play. With their paws. Friskies is hosting a weekend-long event to gather develop... read
Archie Sonic / Mega Man

D'aww! Sonic and Mega Man chibis adorn these comic covers


Variants for Archie's "Worlds Collide" Part 9
Mar 13
HNNNNNG! My heart can't take much more of this! I think I'm going to slip into a coma before the Archie Sonic / Mega Man crossover even begins. But I've got to hold on! Just one month left! To bring everyone up to speed, the ... read
Zelda X Pokemon

Zelda X Pokemon fan art is super amazing


Nobunaga teamed with Pokemon, so why can't Link and company?
Mar 01
Pokémon plus Nobunaga's Ambition? That's hot. Pokémon plus The Legend of Zelda? Why hasn't this happened yet!? Artist Finni Chang decided to recast Link, Zelda, and Ganondorf as Pokémon trainers with appr... read
Game Over, the poster

Game heroes died so that you can have this poster


Hang brentalfloss' "The Game Over Tinies" up on your wall
Feb 26
Did you guys get a chance to check out "The Game Over Tinies" in brentalfloss the comic? Once again, co-writers brentalfloss and Dan Roth and artist Andrew Dobson created an abecedarian comic of videogame character deaths -- ... read
The Game Over Tinies

Even more 'Game Overs' in storybook rhyme


The remaining letters in brentalfloss the comic's "The Game Over Tinies"
Feb 22
A couple weeks back, brentalfloss the comic began an arc parodying the dark comedy children's book The Gashlycrumb Tinies -- that book's author, Edward Gorey, is the subject of today's Google Doodle, by the by. Anyway, "The G... read
Super Castlevania IV

Castlevania IV gets the Laura Shigihara vocal treatment


I keep on falling more in love with this girl by the hour
Feb 22
What's that, Plants vs. Zombies' Laura Shigihara? Covering select tracks from The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword isn't enough anymore? You're going to give Super Castlevania IV a spin? That's cool. And what's that? You want ... read
Skyward Sword

Laura Shigihara made another Skyward Sword vocal mix


Lyrical version of "Fi's Lament"
Feb 16
Plants vs. Zombies composer Laura Shigihara already melted our hearts last month with her wonderful rendition of Skyward Sword's "Ballad of the Goddess." The Skyward magic doesn't end there, as now she attempts to make peopl... read
The Game Over Tinies

The alphabet of 'Game Overs' in comic strip form


Currently running in brentalfloss the comic
Feb 07
Superfans of brentalfloss might be aware that he has his own self-titled webcomic. He doesn't draw it -- doodles are provided by one Andrew Dobson -- but he co-writes along with series creator Dan Roth. And whenever there's a... read
Nintendo grammar

Old Nintendo game translations were fun!


Return to the days of bad Nintendo grammar
Feb 02
The adorable (and undeniably Canadian) Rinry used to be able to pump out fun, nostalgic videos at a fairly decent clip. But ever since she became a mommy, she hasn't had as much time for video production. 'Tis a shame, 'caus... read
Skyward Sword

Adorbs! Laura Shigihara's Skyward Sword vocal arrangement


Extended lyrical version of "Ballad of the Goddess"
Jan 18
I got more than a little excited during the opening cutscene of Skyward Sword when Zelda started singing "Ballad of the Goddess." With an actual voice! The lyrics were gibberish, meant to represent whatever pre-Hylian langua... read
Christmas with Sonic

Spend Christmas with Sonic in this sweet short film


A belated Christmas treat
Jan 02
It's a little late, but here's a sweet Christmas movie about Sonic and his insufferable friends. Sonic visits home for the holidays, and everyone sits around swapping popular Yuletide tales with Sega characters inserted. Eve... read

Sound Shapes is getting a free holiday sound pack today


Includes five new Christmas-themed instruments
Dec 19
Sound Shapes is a really special game. Even more special is the game's community, which supports it with absolutely amazing new levels/songs every single day. Queasy Games has realized this, and to show their undying love fo... read

MM2 rock medley featuring the Plants vs. Zombies composer


Oct 07
Just the other day, this nifty little Mega Man 2 medley popped up. It's a rock arrangement with keyboard accompaniment of the Metal Man and Heat Man themes. On guitar is Ferdk, a videogame cover artist with a couple of free ... read

An adorable breakdown of MP in Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate


Oct 06
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate's multiplayer has been briefly explained in the past, but you have yet to hear it described by a pair of animated Shakalaka! The above video features Cha-Cha from the original MH3 and newcomer Kayam... read

These custom gamer skirts make me mad I'm not a woman


Oct 03
Have you ever gone into a Target or a Spencer Gifts, seen those gamer-themed boxers, and wondered (A) why such high fashion has to be concealed by pants and (B) why girls don't receive similar treatment? Maybe you haven't, bu... read

Time-lapse painting captures an EarthBound coffee break


Aug 18
When you look at a piece of art, whether in a live gallery or online, how long do you spend appreciating each it? I bet you usually take one quick glance, pass judgment, then move on to the next momentary distraction. It's e... read

The Japanese will buy the crap out of this Pikachu 3DS XL


Aug 17
Japan and its five bazillion handheld models. What do Sony and Nintendo expect people to do with so many multi-colored devices? Build a rainbow fort? The 3DS XL (3DS LL to the Nihon-jin) was only released two weeks ago in Jap... read

SDCC: Hello Kitty also going plushie with Street Fighter


Jul 15
At the last San Diego Comic-Con, Capcom announced a partnership with Sanrio to dress Hello Kitty in all kinds of Street Fighter getups. It's a grand collaboration spanning multiple pieces of merch, but I'm surprised it took t... read

brentalfloss' adorable nephew is the perfect Little Nemo


Jul 12
It's about time that brentalfloss lyric-afied the amazing slumber jams of Little Nemo: The Dream Master. He goes the distance for this number by dressing up as a priest and recruiting a joyous gospel choir. His sacrilege is ... read

Hello Kitty Sonic plush is just too gosh-darn cute


Jul 12
Everybody with me now: D'AWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW!!! Sega has teamed up with the purveyor of all things cute, Sanrio, and the result is a Sonic X Hello Kitty plush to be released at the Joypolis amusement center in Tokyo later this m... read

New Naruto SD game by the makers of Mega Man Zero


Jul 09
I've only been half paying attention to the licensed anime titles coming out of Japan lately. I mean, after hearing about the 1000th Dragon Ball Z iteration, it's quite easy to lose interest. But this new Naruto game for 3DS... read

Minecraft wedding is totes adorbs


Jun 24
At last year's MineCon, Minecraft creator Notch helped this dude Matt propose to his girlfriend Asia. Fast forward to April, the couple tied the knot in a room decorated to look like Minecraft's digital realm. The ceremony w... read

Awesome father paints Zelda mural on kid's walls


Jun 18
If you are a deadbeat dad, go f*ck yourself. Seriously, you've got this little, impressionable person who looks up to you like you are the center of the damn universe, and you're NOT going to do everything in your power to m... read

Time Cowboy art will make you feel feelings and stuff


Jun 14
Those pesky "emotions." How dare videogames make me feel things! How dare artists like Zac Gorman and Matthew Taranto remind me that videogames make me feel things! You can add Aussie illustrator Jake Lawrence to that the lis... read

I'm sad because I wasn't sent a plush Sega Genesis


Jun 13
Is it possible for cold, hard videogame technology to be loveable and sweet? What do you think, Beemo? I curse the powers that be every night that my Game Boy doesn't sprout legs, go to soccer practice, and make fart sounds w... read

Adorable Dragon Quest X plushies bundled with item codes


Jun 13
Plushies are cute and soft and huggable, but when was the last time one was actually useful? When has a plushie graduated from mere decorative artifact? When has a plushie saved your life!? These new Dragon Quest X stuffed cr... read

This Dragon Quest keyboard is daww'some


Jun 01
I'm not usually keen on posting novelty hardware, but I must admit, I have a deep weakness for Dragon Quest's slimes. As a result, I found this Dragon Quest X-flavored keyboard from Hori too awesome to resist! There's a lot o... read

The perfect evening attire for your Baby Blue Bomber


May 28
Gamer parents who were born in the 70s and 80s are continuously discovering new ways to introduce their offspring to the hobby. Best to hook 'em while they're young, I always say! And what better way to instill an affinity fo... read

Cute Mega Man and Link custom vinyl figs make me giggle


May 12
Who doesn't love a good vinyl figurine? Something nice and sturdy that can sit upon your desk or nightstand. Maybe strategically arrange a few of those Castle Crashers knights to defend your dresser from invading sugar ants. ... read

D'awwww! Someone made a Mr. Destructoid shoulder bag!


Apr 29
The best part about Destructoid (aside from the copious amounts of coke and groupies) is all you people. The second best part (again, excluding the sex and drugs) is that we have a green robot as our mascot. Does Joystiq have... read






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