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Project: B adds tripping to Super Smash Bros. Melee

A couple years ago, I wrote about why I like tripping in Super Smash Bros. Brawl, (reviewed here for Destructoid by Battleborn writer Aaron Linde), and people really seemed to care about what I had to say. The post apparently got so b...   read

 
 
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I was lucky to score an interview with Kotaro Uchikoshi, creator of the Zero Escape series (999, Virtue's Last Reward, and the upcoming Zero Time Dilemma) for the next issue of Nintendo Force. We touched upon topics big and s...   read
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The co-designer of Chroma Squad tried to kill Star Vikings but it wouldn't stay dead

[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great video games. It airs live every Sunday afternoon on YouTube, and can be found in podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] Not long ago on Sup Holmes, we were luck ...   read

 
 
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'Don't call it a furry game and I'll be fine' Eric Blomquist, creator of Song of Seven

[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great video games. It airs live every Sunday afternoon on YouTube, and can be found in podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] Today on Sup Holmes! What a cute man! Let...   read

 
 
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Usagi Yojimbo, Jay-Z, and HoloGrid monster chess with Michael Levine

[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great video games. It airs live every Sunday afternoon on YouTube, and can be found in podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] Today on Sup Holmes we're happy to welcom...   read

 
 
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Battle Chef Brigade is still in the oven, tastes great so far

[Thanks to Dtoid community member Long John for the awesome video production work!] Battle Chef Brigade is one of those games that seems too good to be true. The character art, which until recently was being created by ...   read

 
 
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Former Nintendo honcho talks spellcrafting in Mages of Mystralia

[Thanks to Dtoid community member Long John for the awesome video production work!] When it comes to "indie publishing," you made it clear that you see Devolver Digital as the best in the business. I wonder if in a few years if D...   read

 
 


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Could GaymerX overtake PAX as the world's biggest game convention?

[Thanks to Dtoid community member Long John for the awesome video production work!] I've made it a habit over the years to ask PAX attendees if they are fans of the actual Penny Arcade comic. With every show that goes by, I hear ...   read

 
 
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Monkey Island creator 'not sure he'd want J.J. Abrams' to make a Monkey Island movie

[Thanks to Dtoid community member Long John for the awesome video production work!] So far, my favorite thing about Uncharted 4 is the semi-secret cameo from Monkey Island's Guybrush Threepwood. I didn't think to ask Monkey Island creator ...   read

 
 
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On making a better murder simulator with Friday the 13th's Randy Greenback

Today on Sup Holmes, we're happy to welcome former Ubisoft, Insomniac Games, and EA developer Randy Greenback to the program! Randy's currently hard at work at creating the next Friday the 13th game. We'll be talking about that, his time i...   read

 
 
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We could still get a Nintendo cameo in Shovel Knight

When I heard that Yacht Club games 'shoveled' close to a quarter million dollars into creating amiibo-specific content for Shovel Knight, I figured that was end of whatever chances the game had for seeing a cameo from a Nintendo character. ...   read

 
 
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Who is your favorite 'indie publisher?'

The last few years have seen a huge influx of indie games on consoles, PC, and handhelds, providing potential players with more choices than many know what to do with. While the struggle to sort through tens of thousands of game releases a ...   read

 
 
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Axiom Verge Wii U port 'has the edge'

Game developer Tom Happ first started working on the Metroid-inspired action/exploration game Axiom Verge back on 2010. Six years later, and the game is about to be released on Nintendo's current home console, going head-to-head for the att...   read

 
 
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Super Meat Boy stays fresh on Wii U, teased for 3DS

[Art by Pacalin] While the original launch build of Super Meat Boy for WiiWare was killed before it was born, the titular character still managed to make a few appearances on Nintendo consoles in the years that followed. He appears in a cut...   read

 
 
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A special Mother's Day chat with one of the mothers of modern video games

[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great video games. It airs live every Sunday afternoon on YouTube, and can be found in podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] Today on Sup Holmes we're happy to welcom...   read

 
 
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It's hard not to latch onto Flinthook

[Image by Alex Santa Maria, who wrote an excellent preview for Flinthook over at Techraptor.] Tribute games has a reputation for taking maligned genres and dressing them up with characters who are too fun to ignore. Before Wizorb hit the m...   read

 
 
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Addressing 'the hipster issue' with YIIK co-creator Andrew Allanson

When Andrew and Brian Allanson were kids, they made their own Pokémon toys out of stuff they had lying around the house. They've always loved working together to build something out of nothing, regardless if anyone was watching or n...   read

 
 
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In search of Danny Devito's naked bear rodeo

[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great video games. It airs live every Sunday afternoon on YouTube, and can be found in podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] Today on Sup Holmes we're happy to welcom...   read

 
 
Let It Die
Grasshopper Manufacture (GhM) has built up a reputation over the years for being "different" in ways that some love and others hate. That's not necessarily what the studio wants though. My conversations with GhM founder Goich...   read
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Fish Slapping and Fighting Game design with Kerfuffle dev Nathan Ranney

[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great video games. It airs live every Sunday afternoon on YouTube, and can be found in podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] [Update: Show's over folks! The rerun sho...   read

 
 
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Soda Drinker Pro/Vivian Clark is a wildly playful devil may care romp

Earlier this year, I did a little volunteer play testing for Vivian Clark, an approximately 12 hour long game hidden inside of another game called Soda Drinker Pro, I also donated a few sounds that my 7-month-old son had mad...   read

 
 
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Breaking all the rules with port master and game developer Felix Bohatsch

[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great video games. It airs live every Sunday afternoon on YouTube, and can be found in podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] Today on Sup Holmes we're happy to welcom...   read

 
 
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Fuzzy automated death comes for us all in Automata Empire

Eric Ford's Social Justice Warriors ended up making headlines after the term became a hot button point of contention between various hashtag activists in 2014 and 2015. For his latest game, the social commentary is a bit less overt. On the...   read

 
 
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Downwell dev's next game may have 'six colors instead of three'

[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great video games. It airs live every Sunday afternoon on YouTube, and can be found in podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] Not long ago, we were lucky to welcome&nb...   read

 
 
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Star Wars holochess co-creator brings concept to reality with HoloGrid

While not an official Star Wars product, special effects legend Phil Tippett's (A New Hope, RoboCop, Jurassic Park, The Force Awakens) upcoming AR/VR card-and-video game HoloGrid: Monster Battle will definitely resonate with a lot of ...   read

 
 
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"Where do dreams end and reality begin? Videogames, I suppose."- Gainax, FLCL Vol. 1 "The beach, the trees, even the clouds in the sky... everything is build from little tiny pieces of stuff. Ju...

 


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