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Review: Dead or Alive 5 Plus

Last year, we returned to the sometimes strange but always beautiful Dead or Alive series; not in a leisurely beach title but in the series hallmark fighting genre. What we got was a deep, technical fighter that wasn't too technical and rem...

 
 
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The Daily Hotness: Solid Phantom

Lots of stuff came out of GDC today, including some new revelations about the PS4, as well as the confirmation that we all already guessed: Metal Gear Solid V and The Phantom Pain are the same game. I, for one, am excited. Allistair also e...

 
 
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Nine-year-old girl Kickstarting game development

[Update: Due to some internet leg-work on the part of Reddit readers (and our own c-blogger Shinta), it has come to light that this campaign may not quite be what we see at face value on Kickstarter. According to several sources, it ha...

 
 
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The Daily Hotness: Ken Levine is DREAMY

You can practically see Tara swooning in this interview. And hey, who can blame her? THAT GAME LOOKS SO SEXY! Ahem. Anyway, today on the site we not only had this exclusive interview with Mr. Levine, but an exclusive trailer for Daylight, ...

 
 
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Review: Naruto Powerful Shippuden

Naruto fighting games tend to follow a specific formula. The console versions of the Shippuden series have been some of the best fighting games in the franchise, but the content hasn't really been super fresh, as it follows the familiar sto...

 
 
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Review: Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds

Side-scrolling beat-'em-ups are a dime a dozen. In every arcade corner and on every console, you'll see hundreds of variations on the genre from River City Ransom to The Simpsons, right down to the pixelated prowess of the Scott Pilgrim gam...

 
 
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The Daily Hotness: I don't want to hold your wooden leg

Some of those bad lip-reading videos are ok, but I think this is a definite improvement over the terrible dialogue from The Amazing Spider-Man. God, that movie sucked. But Emma Stone is hot. Tons of Dtoid Originals today, including intervi...

 
 
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The Daily Hotness: Pokemon Komrades

Holy... Teenage Pokemon has been dubbed into Russian. I'm officially jealous. Today, Daniel assured us he knows what a game is, Jim examined how Bronies make PSN better than Steam, Dale revealed a Dtoid quest in Etrian Odyssey IV, and more ...

 
 
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The Daily Hotness: PlayStation 4!

So, as we thought they would, Sony used their event today to announce the PlayStation 4. There's tons of information about it, but I think I'm most excited about how the remote play will work with Vita. I'm excited. Today, we had a bunch of...

 
 
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The Daily Hotness: Narcissism, thy name is Ian

I feel hurt and dismayed that I haven't yet made the "hottest men in the games industry" list*. Just look up there at my sexy mug! Admittedly, one is a headshot from a play I did, the other is a screen cap from my most recent music video, w...

 
 
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The Daily Hotness: Bros Busters!

Holy crap. This is everything I love about everything. Lots of info came out of DICE today, including J.J. Abrams collaborating with Valve on movie versions of Half-life and Portal. Jim helped shed some logic on the latest "NeXtBox" rumors...

 
 
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Bioshock Infinite Achievements reveal new modes, weapons

Once again, Exophase has revealed a listing of in-game Achievements for an anticipated upcoming title, this time the long awaited Bioshock Infinite. For those of you who want to go into a title spoiler-free, you may want to avoid the next p...

 
 
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The Daily Hotness: Those outfits are an Injustice!

Man, I'm actually looking forward to Injustice. I mean, other than the costumes. Those are pretty terrible. Wow. A Crapton of stuff happened today. Fraser interviewed Cliff Harris, Conrad presented an Office Chat on Dead Island, tons of ga...

 
 
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Aerosmith Greatest Dimension Pack hits Rock Band Tuesday

Boston's hometown heroes Aerosmith have a six-pack of tracks hitting Rock Band this coming Tuesday, January 29th. This is the first time the hard-rocking, blues-influenced band has graced the RB platform, and the first time they've been in ...

 
 
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The Daily Hotness: HD collections are my weakness

Oh my glob, it's beautiful. Lately, it doesn't matter if I already own it, I've been buying up HD collections, and the rerelease of Wind Waker is next on my list. Oh hells yeah. Tons happened today too. Lots was revealed on the Nintendo Di...

 
 
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The Daily Hotness: Game Over, Man!

Personally, I'm REALLY looking forward to Aliens: Colonial Marines. It looks badass, and it's FINALLY COMING OUT! Today, Chris did his Carter's Quest on the Devil May Cry series, Jim gave his impressions on the Dead Space 3 demo, Allistair...

 
 
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Review: Fire Pro Wrestling

The original Fire Pro Wrestling was a game specifically for the hardcore fans of pro wrestling. I'm not talking about the male soap-opera that is WWE, but a more brutal version such as some of the Japanese wrestling circuits like Dragon Gat...

 
 
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The Daily Hotness: Pumblooms!!

Pokemon X and Y got announced, and the internet made art for it already, which Hamza covered earlier today. My pal, animator Kyle Carrozza, combined the new Pokemon with JonTron from Game Grumps and came up with this awesome bit of art. Tod...

 
 
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The Daily Hotness: Take Me Down to Retro City...

Yeah, I know we already "reviewed" it, but man...I'm having a blast playing Retro City Rampage now that it's on XBLA. Today, on Dtoid -- well, actually, not a lot happened. Guess folks are still recovering from their hangover yesterday. Sti...

 
 
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The Daily Hotness: Infinitely awesome

I am super, Super, SUPER psyched for BioShock Infinite. Yeah, go watch the first few minutes of footage if you haven't yet. Or even if you have, watch it again. PSYCHED. Loads happened today, like THQ filing for Chapter 11 (and yet announc...

 
 
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The Daily Hotness: Something Clever Goes Here

I...I just couldn't think of a clever thing to say for the hotness today. Sorry. Loads of stuff happened on the site today, including a bunch more nominees for Dtoid's "Best Of" 2012 categories (don't forget to vote for your favorite for Ga...

 
 
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Review: Midway Arcade Origins

When there was still an arcade near my house, Midway games were the ones I often found myself pumping the most quarters into. During the last console generation, I scooped up the Midway Arcade Treasures collections to relive those glory day...

 
 
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The Daily Hotness: Stealing like a Hobbit

So, there's totally a new Hobbit movie coming out. Not only is there the sweet-looking Guardians of Middle Earth game, but the great Luke Ski has finally put up the video for his 2003 Dr. Demento hit (and Eminem parody) "Stealing Like A Ho...

 
 
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The Daily Hotness: Blueberry-Flavored Marmot

Ridiculous Raps by Devo Spice is such an awesome idea! I...really wish I'd thought of it. He's still taking song suggestions on his Facebook page. This is one my pal TV's Kyle posted a while back. Today on the site, Kyle MacGregor asked mo...

 
 
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The Daily Hotness: 30 Days Til the End of the World

Yeah, that's the thought I'm putting into your heads before you tell your family what you're thankful for. One month from today, the Mayans say will be our last day here. To commemorate the event, I wrote a song about what we should do up ...

 
 


About Ian Bondsone of us since 4:54 PM on 10.23.2010

Ian is Dtoid's resident review monkey. If there is a game no one else wants to review, it usually goes to Ian. As a reviewer, Ian has been writing for close to ten years for various sites, starting with Kevin Smith's "MoviePoopShoot", and is a sometimes contributor to ComicMix, but he loves calling Dtoid home. When not reviewing, Ian's rocking the mic and stage as Insane Ian, a comedy musican/nerdcore artist and frequent contributor to the Funny Music Project (aka thefump.com).

email: [email protected]
XBL: Insane Ian B
PSN: Insane_Ian

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https://www.InsaneIan.com
https://www.theFuMP.com
https://youtube.com/puddingcapacity
https://insaneian.bandcamp.com
 
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