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7:00 PM on 03.02.2014

You are Rambo, and you must rip off your shirt to hug ghost ninjas

Naughty Dog designer Peter Javidpour made a little flash game about Rambo. He released Rambo: Last Blood a couple of years ago actually, but it's making the rounds again after the release of that horrible piece of crap Rambo ...

Hamza CTZ Aziz


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8:00 PM on 02.12.2014

Holy crap, Sesame Street Fighter is an actual game now

Remember that wonderful Sesame Street x Street Fighter crossover art series from way back in 2010? Artist gavacho13 made a pretty funny spoof, and now after all this time it's been turned into an actual game. It's not quite a...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

12:00 PM on 01.24.2014

Indie developer claims King cloned its game

Not that people who have been following the news about Candy Crush Saga maker King trademarking "Candy" and causing issues over The Banner Saga's use of the word "Saga" in its title need any more fuel for the fire, but here g...

Jordan Devore



Play this: Dojo of Death photo
Play this: Dojo of Death
by Hamza CTZ Aziz

Dojo of Death is a super addictive little browser game over on Kongregate. You are a ninja, and you must kill other ninjas with the simple click of your mouse button. Just aim, click, and slash away.

The entire thing takes place in one room, and two enemy types spawn as you go on your slicing rampage. Enjoy!

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McPixel developer's new web game is pure chaos photo
McPixel developer's new web game is pure chaos
by Jordan Devore

"Your car is falling apart in the middle of the night in the middle of a highway. Make sure not to die. This is important. Control the car using hand."

This is Night Rider Turbo, the chaotic new game from McPixel creator Sos Sosowski. It's his contribution to the Charity Game Jam and it's worth a few minutes of your time, or possibly many, many more minutes depending on how determined you are to compete on the leaderboards. Some maniac managed to drive for 36.853 KM!

The slightest twitch of your hand usually results in a component of your car being ripped off, and that's when the insanity begins. Night Rider Turbo can be grasped quickly given its simple premise, but that's not to say it's easy. Quite the opposite. This represents everything I love about browser-based games, and the soundtrack is excellent (hit the radio to cycle the songs).

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10:45 AM on 11.19.2013

Need something to do? Play Leaf Me Alone

The Ludum Dare game jam series has been going on for a while now, with its 28th iteration coming up next month. Ludum Dare 26's theme was "minimalism," and one of the titles to come out of that event was Leaf Me Alone, a 2D e...

Darren Nakamura

11:30 AM on 08.27.2013

Tower of Heaven creator releases new game Pause Ahead

Do you remember Tower of Heaven? If the answer is yes, skip ahead to the next paragraph. If the answer is "no" because you never played it back in 2009, then you can (and should) rectify that immediately. It's not very long; ...

Darren Nakamura



High School, the Video Game High School videogame photo
High School, the Video Game High School videogame
by Tony Ponce

In last week's episode of web series Video Game High School, the character Ki created a videogame based on lead protagonist Brian D's troubled first week of class. In other words, it was a game adaptation of VGHS Season 1, appropriately titled High School Video Game.

Though that version of the game is exclusive to the show's universe, Joel Sinclair of Newgrounds used the art from the fake game to create a real one in Flash. Each event in Brian's life is represented as a clone of a popular NES game, such as Mega Man, Super Mario Bros., Punch-Out!!, and Contra. Not perfect recreations by any means, but you get the idea.

It's very short, so you can clear it in no time at all. Just something to occupy yourself on a lazy Saturday evening.

VGHS the Flash Video Game! [Rocket Jump]

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11:00 AM on 08.14.2013

Icarus Proudbottom Teaches Typing is mental; play it

"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...

Steven Hansen

4:00 PM on 08.12.2013

Play Game & Watch and other LCD games in your browser

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...

Tony Ponce



Super Mario Crossover 3.0 is finally out photo
Super Mario Crossover 3.0 is finally out
by Tony Ponce

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 available for your pleasure. Head on down to developer Exploding Rabbit's site to give the new revision a spin.

New to 3.0 are the levels from Super Mario Bros. Special, a Japan-only port / remake for the NEC PC-8801 and Sharp X1; a difficulty system that drastically alters level layouts; and more skins for levels and characters to make them look like various other games on the NES, SNES, Game Boy, and so on. More tweaks and skins are planned for the future, but this is likely the last big update.

Exploding Rabbit is now hard at work on Super Retro Squad, which follows the style of Super Mario Crossover only with original characters and levels. While originally looking like an NES game, the graphics have been beefed up to a more detailed 16-bit style, though it looks like there may still be skins to "downgrade" the look to 8-bit and handheld styles. The game will also feature four-player online and local co-op. You can check the new screens below.

Super Mario Bros. Crossover 3.0 Released [Exploding Rabbit]

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1:00 PM on 06.29.2013

Free PC game Ripple Dot Zero is Sonic mixed with Strider

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 ...

Tony Ponce



Put on your ninja shoes, N v2.0 is playable now photo
Put on your ninja shoes, N v2.0 is playable now
by Darren Nakamura

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, aptly titled N v2.0. The kicker? It's totally free.

The update features new levels and an improved level editor, as well as the promise of "FUN-lockables," which can only be awesome judging by their name. You can play the browser version of N v2.0 on Kongregate, or download it from the game's official site.

N version 2.0 released by Metanet Software, adds local multiplayer, level sharing [Polygon]

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1:45 PM on 05.15.2013

Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies gets a Japanese web demo

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...

Tony Ponce



Notch's new game screws with your head in the best way photo
Notch's new game screws with your head in the best way
by Hamza CTZ Aziz

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 as you fail over and over again.

Basically, imagine Super Hexagon as a typing game. Notch says Terry Cavanagh's game was an inspiration for Drop, along with the ending of Fez, and his own ceiling. The time you have to type out letters decreases the longer you go, and missing a character increases speeds even more. How long can you last?

@Notch [Twitter, via Game Informer]

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1:30 PM on 04.29.2013

Monday Mind Teasers: Rhythm Doctor

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...

Tom Fronczak