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I hope Mario is a secret racist in the next Tetris game.

 
 
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Okinawa Rush could get a taste of The Baz if we're lucky

I've seen a lot of great rushes come and go over the years. Sonic Rush, Sugar Rush, San Francisco Rush: 2049, Rush, and of course, August Rush are just few off the top of my head. With the rush market already over saturated to th...

 
 
 

The older I get, the more it seems like people think the stuff I don't work very hard on and am not at all proud of is great, and the stuff that I work hard on and am proud of is no good. It feels weird to be a Bizarro in your own world

 
 
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This Tetris comic should be taught in schools

There's been talk of a Tetris film for years, but from the looks of it, the critical failure of movies like Pixels and Battleship may have slowed Hollywood's enthusiasm for adapting toys and games that have no established narratives of thei...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

I know the exact feeling that people who love Sonic Mania are having right now, and I want to have that feeling too, but everything I know about myself tells me I'd be bored as hell with that game.

 
 
 
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Free Slime-San DLC coming to Switch, includes FPS mode

Slime-San gets compared to Super Meat Boy a lot, but that's a little like comparing Earthbound to Undertale. They're in the same genre, and the feel is similar, but beyond that, they're pretty darn different. Slime-San's central gameplay h...

 
 
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Mayo wins first U.S. post-release Splatfest in surprise upset

[Art by 3DROD] [Update: Mayo won Europe and Japan as well. The whole world has officially been covered in the white stuff.] First there was Brexit. Then there was Trump. Now there is... Mayo. Despite being saddled to the less popular of Sp...

 
 
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Splatoon 2 music with lyrics

Splatoon 2 is finally out in the wild, and its hype levels are arguably greater now than ever before. Nintendo's newfound knack for developing competitive games that have staying power, outside of staples like Smash Bros. and Mario Ka...

 
 
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Come out of all your closets at Haven Con 4

When I was growing up, to openly love video games was to be a nonconformist. There was no getting around that, and in a small cliquey town where social status determined much of your experience in life, being a nonconformist meant being avo...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Comic book fans! There is a special shout out to Dtoid in Image Comic's Sun Bakery #4, which reprints a comic that first appeared in the illfated Dtoid Magazine. It's really good! https://imagecomics.com/comics/releases/sun-bakery-4

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Should you get GoNNER on Switch? Take this quiz and find out

What Binding of Isaac does for The Legend of Zelda, GoNNER comes pretty darn close to doing for Metroid. Like Metroid, it's largely about stumbling upon bizarre new creatures. Some can be peacefully avoided, others require hard and fast hun...

 
 
 
 


About Jonathan Holmesone of us since 4:12 PM on 12.04.2007

"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. Just like in a Gameboy game... a nice tight little world... and all its inhabitants... made out of little building blocks... Why can't these little pixels be the building blocks for love..? For loss... for understanding"- James Kochalka, Reinventing Everything part 1

"I wonder if James Kolchalka has played Mother 3 yet?" Jonathan Holmes



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