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7:30 PM on 04.17.2013

Check out Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures in action

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...

Tony Ponce

6:00 PM on 04.10.2013

Prepare to watch this Dark Souls and Evangelion mash-up

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...

Chris Carter

3:00 PM on 04.06.2013

Stay gold, Pokemon... stay gold

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...

Tony Ponce

1:00 PM on 04.06.2013

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

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...

Tony Ponce

10:30 PM on 04.02.2013

What if BioShock was a Disney musical?

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...

Allistair Pinsof



Review: The Organ Trail: Director's Cut  photo
Review: The Organ Trail: Director's Cut
by Jim Sterling

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 weariness of said zombie thing. 

Even so, the undead menace has been kept "alive" by a seemingly endless horde of developers able to find interesting new takes on the scenario. All too often, I've personally sworn off zombie media, only to be dragged back by something that was just too clever to resist. 

The Organ Trail is one such dose of cleverness. As its name implies, it's an altogether more grisly take on the classic educational game The Oregon Trail. With zombies.  

Cue the yawns, right? Except for the fact that, as many of you should know by now, it's kind of brilliant.

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2:00 AM on 02.26.2013

Game heroes died so that you can have this poster

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 -- ...

Tony Ponce

6:00 AM on 02.22.2013

Even more 'Game Overs' in storybook rhyme

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...

Tony Ponce

2:00 AM on 02.18.2013

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

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 / ...

Tony Ponce

6:45 PM on 02.14.2013

Reddit uncovers the PS4 controller's true functionality

Priceless. [Artwork by Farrow on NeoGaf. Thanks, Cybii]

Niero Gonzalez

10:00 PM on 02.09.2013

Dig Dug parody video takes Ke$ha to the arcade

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. 

Conrad Zimmerman

7:00 AM on 02.07.2013

The alphabet of 'Game Overs' in comic strip form

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...

Tony Ponce

3:00 AM on 02.06.2013

Ghostbusters and Super Mario Bros. cross the streams

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. 

Hamza CTZ Aziz

2:00 PM on 11.17.2012

Mega64: What do we do when the future is flooded by crap?

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...

Tony Ponce



Review: Retro City Rampage photo
Review: Retro City Rampage
by Tony Ponce

[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 reasons, we are withholding a score.]

Ten years is a long time to spend on anything, yet developer Brian Provinciano was determined to see his dream project through to the end. It may have started as a demake of Grand Theft Auto III, but Retro City Rampage is imbued with the spirit of all the biggest games, movies, and pop culture phenomenons from the past three decades.

And it's finally here!

I've been able to take my time with RCR, savoring everything that it has to offer. Chances are most of you have purchased it by now, but for those on the fence or waiting for the WiiWare and XBLA versions to be dated, I'd like to share some kind words.

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2:00 PM on 10.27.2012

brentalfloss and Dj CUTMAN's ode to Slender Man

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 ...

Tony Ponce