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Would you play Super Paper Metroid?

[Art by Martin Summerfield] Nintendo recently revealed that Fatal Frame V will feature an alternate costume modeled after Zero Suit Samus. The reveal trailer for the outfit currently has a likes-to-dislikes ratio of about 9-to-1 on YouTube....

 
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Introducing the Xbox One for women

One of the big takeaways from this year’s E3 is that women are a bigger presence in gaming than ever before. More than half of all games on display at this year’s show let players step in the shoes of a female character, inclu...

 
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Hyrule Warriors

Campy old Zelda CD-i games imagined as Hyrule Warriors DLC

Link: The Faces of Evil and Zelda: The Wand of Gamelon are two ill-fated Philips CD-i games that would be best left forgotten if they weren't such trainwrecks. Their legacy of unintentional hilarity endures through YouTube, gifs, and now th...

 
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Anticipation Simulator 2015 pushed back to 2016

Most of us were looking forward to the release of Anticipation Simulator 2015 next fall, so it comes as quite a letdown to hear it's been delayed. This morning, Logjam Studios sent out a rather longwinded press release in whi...

 
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Fakeout 4

Fallout 4 teaser site was just a brilliant hoax

The weird website thesurvivor2299.com seemed to be leading up to an announcement for Fallout 4, but now the site just has a video of a sad violin. Bethesda already said that they weren't going to be showing anything new at VGX, bu...

 
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2D Deus Ex

[April Fool's] Deus Ex goes 2D retro in Human Defiance

Not to be confused with the upcoming Wii U port -- which is, in fact, not an April Fools gag (angry comments coming in 3 ... 2... 1 ...) -- Deus Ex will be making the jump to 2D in Human Defiance -- well, at least in some alternate reality...

 
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Infinity Blade II comes to Android ... but it's a fake

The mobile game market is a treasure trove of interesting little bits of software, but such treasure is to be approached with all the care of a whip-wielding adventurer. Sometimes the best prizes aren't all they're cracked up to be -- as an...

 
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Fake Mega Man 2 HD welcomes you to the World of Tomorrow

YouTuber rickonami has conceptualized high-definition versions of several old-school videogames such as Castlevania: Bloodlines and Contra, then he posted some fake teasers. These are fun experiments meant to tantalize us and stoke our HD ...

 
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If only there were an 8-bit Nyan Cat game by Konami

So. Nyan Cat. There is very little left to be said about Nyan Cat, except that it's my profound disappointment to inform you that Konami did not, in fact, release a licensed Nyan game in 1988. Not only would Nyan Cat vs. Tac Nayn have made ...

 
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Adventure Time meets Super Mario Bros. 2... again

Do you guys remember .Tiff? She used to write for the site. I miss her a lot. She was the first person to show me how perfectly Cartoon Network's Adventure Time! and Super Mario Bros. 2 fit together. Ever since I first saw this image (and t...

 
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Who's that fake Pokemon?

I like the fact that fake Pokemon exist. There is something inherently funny about multiple people in the world spending time, energy, and sometimes money to fulfill their dreams of temporarily tricking the citizens of the internet in to be...

 
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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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Battleborn"Ready to Die"

 

Uncharted 4: A Thief's End"Sic parvis magna"

 

SteelSeries Siberia 350 USB headset"Like wearing a hissing cloud"

 

Pocket Card Jockey"Think of them as big greyhounds"

 

Bazaar"No, not that Magic Carpet"

 

Thrustmaster TMX Force Feedback Wheel"Basically the T150, but for Xbox One and PC"

 

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"

 
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ShadeOfLight

With 7 out of 8 badges, the run is still going strong with no major deaths The team is holding up very well, but Musclina the Machoke has yet to impress As much as I like Fighting types, she may get

 
Dr Mel

Etymology is my thing, folks, if you didnt already It lets me hold no end of boring party conversations like how the word lord and lady derive ultimately from loaf and highlight the great importance of making bread in early

 
Jiraya

You know what day is this right? Meow !

 
ZombZ

I just noticed I already broke the 1000 comments I hope you are entertained! #shitposting

 
RenaudB90

So what was up with War Machine punting a baby ? That was

 
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2sexy4you #90shotcgi #bubblebutt #deadeyes

 
ZombZ

Having played countless hours of Overwatch so far, Id like to give you a short Its my honest opinion and its not gonna sit well if all of you, but Im just edgy like that Anyway here goes nothing: Tracers butt is too small to care

 
YT

Its the goddamn Silver Make sure you buy this come Autumn, because thats the only way were going to get a remake of 25 Ward, YA HEAR ME

 
Jed Whitaker

Climb in the Jed mobile

 
OrochiLeona

Anyone else seeing that Bad Neighbours 2 banner? Jesus, movie posters are the Never forget someone got paid for

 
The Dyslexic Laywer

I like how most kung fu movies can be summed up as white people are evil

 
jake oti

Fire Emblem Fates reacquired! Debating if I want to put a pause on Bravely Second (hah!) or finish it before getting back to

 
Pixie The Fairy

Been catching up on the GX3 panels now that most of them are The Bayonetta one is really

 
Oridan

Chromie is one of my favorite Warcraft characters, so Im happy about her inclusion in Listen to her adorable voice acting in WoD! Every days great at your Bronze Dragonshrine!

 
JcDent

Mod support for Total War: Warhammer means that well have the most beautiful Lord of the Rings game

 
JcDent

And Games Workshop shall cast them into the furnace of FAQ; there shall be wailing and gnashing of

 
Jinx 01

Thought it was Wednesday today so I didnt go see Civil Going 11:40AM Friday morning, I hear its fantastic!

 
Torchman

Welp, words cannot describe how great Captain America Civil War God damn I may go see it a second

 
Jinx 01

This sums up the core problems with the outrage culture that has infected gaming No (link in comments)

 
Occams

The number one cause of SIDS is when someone ends a sentence with

 
Flegma

Given that Im level 30+ in Lost Reavers, Ill do a quick write-up on it this Jeds got the gist of it, except that real money has nothing to with buying ammo and health elixirs - unless theyve changed it in the past couple of

 
Dr Mel

I sense an uptick in people naming their pet birds pickle pee and pump a

 
Fuzunga

So, yeah, I have to agree with everybody that the gameplay in Overwatch is pretty The gametypes suck, though! The fact that theres only two and I dont like either one is pretty much a

 
Chris Bradshaw

Alright so I have Nano Assault EX, Retro City Rampage: DX and Shantae and the Pirates Who wants?

 
Dangus Taargus

Just finished Doom II for the first This Arch-vile will be visiting me in my sleep tonight, as its the most terrifying enemy in any video game save for that thing that follows you around in Pikmin

 
Roxas1359

Im doing a straw poll for the next game I do on my Would appreciate people voting in

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

*Wants to post about running away from controversial thread* *Realizes that doing so only invites further discussion on said controversy in the comments to just eat Dinner instead*

 
Parismio

Aw Maximilian Dood released his Assist Me film He released it on his stream and it was crazy cause you couldnt tell when it was live or if his movie was Confused the hell out of the

 
SeymourDuncan17

New Persona 5 character reveals be all like

 
Gamemaniac3434

Just another day in the

 

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