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brentalfloss

Snag brentalfloss' unreleased YouTube jams for $0.59 each


Or the whole album for $7.99
Apr 25
[Video uploaded by bedsidecargo] Internet songman brentalfloss has uploaded many funny and creative music videos to his YouTube page over the years. Among those, he cherry-picked a few choice tunes, re-rerecorded them with im... read
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Insane Ian

Go cop Insane Ian's new VG / pop music parody medley


Mess up the mix, mix up the mess!
Apr 23
In case you've forgotten that Destructoid is staffed by beautiful, talented people, let me remind you that we've got artists, singer-songwriters, scientists, and former reality show stars amongst our ranks. We are some gifted... read
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Mario Busters 2

The Mario Busters answer the call once again


Death is but a warp pipe, time is but a magic painting
Apr 17
I appreciate Flash animators with quick turnaround between projects. Just a couple months ago, James Farr was able to deliver Super Mario Busters, a kick-ass mashup of Super Mario and Ghostbusters, and already he's hammered ... read
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AVGN Adventures

Check out Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures in action


The parodic platformer has passed through Greenlight and will release on Steam
Apr 17
The Angry Video Game Nerd's assault on all things sh*tty and retro will soon break from the confines of live-action footage and into the digital world. Following last week's teaser trailer, here comes pre-alpha gameplay of A... read
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Dark Souls Evangelion

Prepare to watch this Dark Souls and Evangelion mash-up


Shinji is up for some jolly co-operation
Apr 10
A new video has taken the world of Dark Souls and put it up against the entire intro of Neon Genesis Evangelion. The mash-up is faithfully recreated, from the half second cuts all the way to the scrolling sketches. Dark Soul... read
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Pokémon

Stay gold, Pokemon... stay gold


What is going on in this Pokémon rap video?
Apr 06
Ummmm... wut? This Pokémon rap, a parody of Trinidad James' "All Gold Everything," is so ridiculous that I have to wonder how anyone in the video could keep a straight face. Thugged-out Pokémon trainers wearing... read
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Dr. Seuss

These Dr. Seuss game-to-book parodies are delightful


Would you kindly in a box? Would you kindly with a fox?
Apr 06
Watch out, Ashley Davis! You are not the only one capable of turning violent videogames into adorable children's entertainment! Aussie artist DrFaustusAU has a talent for emulating the distinctive style of Dr. Seuss book cove... read
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BioShock

What if BioShock was a Disney musical?


College Humor has the answer
Apr 02
BioShock Infinite may be all the rage lately, but I've had the original BioShock on my mind and so has College Humor. One part BioShock Cliffs Notes, one part Little Mermaid cover, College Humor's latest original is a joyful... read
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Dysentremendous
If there's one thing that's more overplayed than zombies, it's reviews for zombie videogames talking about how overplayed zombies are. Truly, nobody can win anymore. We're worn out on the zombie thing, and worn out by our own... read feature

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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
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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
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Street Fighter

Street Fighter III's Q is a sexual Kermit the Frog


brentalfloss sings "The Total Destruction"
Feb 18
The enigmatic Q from Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike is a freak. That we know. His Total Destruction technique certainly doesn't leave much room for ambiguity. You do have to wonder what must be going on through his / hers / ... read
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Reddit uncovers the PS4 controller's true functionality


The shocking truth
Feb 14
Priceless. [Artwork by Farrow on NeoGaf. Thanks, Cybii] read
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Comedy Gold

Dig Dug parody video takes Ke$ha to the arcade


Courtesy of our own Ian Bonds!
Feb 09
Destructoid contributor Ian Bonds was seemingly too humble to post this video. Either that, or he doesn't really love us as much as I thought, because this music video created to accompany his parody of Ke$ha's "TiK ToK" is the kind of thing you really ought to be showing the people you claim to care about.  read
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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
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Super Mario Busters

Ghostbusters and Super Mario Bros. cross the streams


Who you gonna call? Mario Busters!
Feb 06
Alright, so I thought this was going to be extremely cheesy but this Super Mario meets Ghostbusters crossover is actually kind of cute. A ton of references, nice animations, and that Kirby battle at the end made for an enjoyable video spoof.  read
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Mega64: What do we do when the future is flooded by crap?


A cautionary tale
Nov 17
I hesitated sharing this Mega64 parody of the film Looper because I didn't want to risk spoiling the actual movie for anybody. However, I myself have yet to see Looper, so I'm probably f*cked. And if I'm f*cked, you're all f... read
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Grand Theftendo
[Full Disclosure: Not only do current and former Destructoid staff appear as unlockable character skins in the game, there's also a main story mission during which you go inside a giant Mr. Destructoid robot. For these reaso... read feature

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brentalfloss and Dj CUTMAN's ode to Slender Man


Willy Wonka will never be the same
Oct 27
brentalfloss and Dj CUTMAN have each been playing the collaboration game recently, and now their journey has brought them into each other's arms. With Brent on lyrical duties and CUTMAN on sound production, the duo are here ... read
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Virtue's Last Reward has me caught up in the game


By the way, the game is out RIGHT NOW
Oct 23
No, I am not LeVar Burton, but I've been told by several people (read: no one) that I greatly resemble him. This is your notice that Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward is available right now on 3DS and PS Vita. I'm plugging my way through right now and can't think about much else. I've got Bracelet Points and sh*t on the brain. read
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brentalfloss teams up for 'Super Mario Land With Lyrics'


Mario's got some big superballs
Oct 11
Did you know that Mario doesn't throw fireballs in Super Mario Land? They're superballs -- you know, like the kind you'll find inside capsule machines at the front of the supermarket. Surprised? Fresh from his interview with... read
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Key change, mofo!
[Every now and then, Dtoid shines its Spotlight on a games-related artist, event, or place we'd like to share with you guys. Basically, we think this is awesome. Do you think it's awesome?] When Brent Black earned ... read feature

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Proof that Sleeping Dogs is actually the new Shenmue


Aug 25
Thanks to YouTuber DSimphony, we've uncovered the secret that Sega and Square Enix tried to slip past us. But gamers are an intelligent and resourceful bunch! Nothing escapes our gaze! So here you go: undeniable proof that Sleeping Dogs is actually the long-awaited Shenmue 3. Sleeping Dogs - Shenmue Parody (Parodia de Shenmue) [YouTube] (via NeoGAF) read
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Fake Tetris movie is easily better than Battleship


May 27
Not that it's really all that difficult to make anything that's better than Battleship. This fake live-action Tetris trailer comes courtesy of Warialasky, the real-life GoldenEye bros. It perfectly encapsulates the essence o... read
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Commander Shepard is king of sexy space song and dance


Mar 10
When it comes to fans and all the recent Mass Effect 3 hoopla, I have to quote Lumpy Space Princess: "Oh my glob, you guys! Drama bomb!" Let's everybody just chiiiiiiiiill, k? Chew on this for a while, please. Creative duo S... read
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Commander Shepard could be a Disney villain


Mar 05
Random Encounters has just concocted a lovely ditty that celebrates the life and times of Commander Shepard. It's actually a spoof of one the greatest Disney villain songs of all time. Which one? Oh, you ought to be able to ... read
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Dtoid contributor Ian Bonds likes making musical parodies


Jan 22
Ian Bonds is a name you might have seen pop up a few times here on Dtoid. He's been a contributor for a while now, submitting reviews for games that might have slipped through the cracks. What you may not be aware of, howeve... read
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Cash-strapped Link pawns off the Triforce of Courage


Jan 11
Pawn Stars is a reality show here in the States about a family-owned pawn shop and all the characters who come in to sell their precious heirlooms for chump change. TheGameStation, creators of The Street Fighter drama series... read
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Offbeat Hall of Fame: Video Game Director's Cuts


Dec 03
[Offbeat Hall of Fame is a showcase of the cool, often bizarre products and media from years past that celebrate videogames and gamer culture.] The Internet was a wildly different place at the turn of the century. Social medi... read
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Punch-out!! parody is a knockout


Jul 13
  I love Punch-out!! It doesn't matter if it's on the NES, SNES or Wii, the Punch-out!! series is by far the best boxing franchise ever created. When the iconic game made its triumphant return to the squared video game c... read






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