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Some mad genius hacked Bubsy into Streets of Rage 2

I'm a simple man. All I need in my games are cute characters, things to jump over, and dudes to punch in the face. But little did I know that I needed something like this. Thanks to Metal64, Bubsy is now a playable character in Streets of R...   read

 
 
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Ultra Street Fighter II's launch trailer has a weird bit at the end

During Nintendo's Treehouse stream showcasing all of the new Nintendo Switch games, Street Fighter Executive Producer Yoshinori Ono showed up and revealed a nostalgic trailer for Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers. While it has ...   read

 
 
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Fire Emblem is getting its own Nintendo Direct next week

Announced during Nintendo's Treehouse stream for the Nintendo Switch, we'll be getting a Fire Emblem focused Nintendo Direct next Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 at 2PM PDT (5PM EST). I didn't think Nintendo would reveal more information...   read

 
 
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Ultra Street Fighter II is bringing Evil Ryu and Violent Ken to Nintendo Switch

Along with some other awesome ports announced during Nintendo's Switch press conference, we're also getting a new version of Street Fighter II! Dubbed Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers (any more words and you'd need another gam...   read

 
 
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Horizon Zero Dawn gets a gorgeous cinematic story trailer

I just can't get over how gorgeous Horizon Zero Dawn is. Whether or not it's going to be a great experience overall is still up in the air, but I'm glad it's so, so pretty. Sony released a new trailer showing off some of the game's story ci...   read

 
 
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There's a reality show casting internet trolls sick of 'fake gamer girls'

While the gaming community has made small strides to highlight intelligent conversation and criticism over the years, it's unfortunately widely known by its loudest minority: "trolls." Try as the community might to incorporate views from fo...   read

 
 
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Ultimate finishers returning to Killer Instinct

Killer Instinct has been one of the most entertaining fighting games of this generation, and that's made even better by Iron Galaxy's constant support for it. With newest roster addition Kilgore, which is now available for download at $10 (...   read

 
 
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Nick Valdez's personal picks for Game of the Year 2016

I took so many Ls in 2016, folks. I lost a couple of jobs, I moved back in with my parents after living on my own (across the country) for two years, we lost so many icons, and there's a good chance I'll be half of Master Blaster when the w...   read

 
 
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Senran Kagura: Peach Beach Splash details reveal gameplay mechanics, bust sizes

You've got to hand it to Marvelous. It knows its audience. The studio's latest effort, Senran Kagura: Peach Beach Splash, is a dramatic departure from its current fare (but with even more busty ladies) and now we finally have some details a...   read

 
 
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Supergirl looks wild in this Injustice 2 gameplay video

One of my more anticipated games of next year is definitely Injustice 2. Injustice: Gods Among Us was a great effort, if a little wonky, but seeing as how NetherRealm is constantly evolving its games I'm not too worried.  Although...   read

 
 


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This Resident Evil: Vendetta trailer is a gorgeous mess

The Resident Evil franchise is going to have a big 2017. Along with Resident Evil 7, the series is getting both a cheesy Hollywood film and a new CG entry. Set after the events of Resident Evil 6, Resident Evil: Vendetta (or Biohazard: Vend...   read

 
 
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Check out Flixist's review of Assassin's Creed

When I sat down to watch Assassin's Creed for Destructoid's sister site, Flixist, I was the only one at the screening. The film just released today, yet its bad scores have scared folks away. Well, I'm here to tell you that those scores wer...   read

 
 
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Brazzers now offers Let's Plays featuring famous pornstars

Much as how adult entertainment giant Playboy embraced gaming with its well written editorials and Gamer Next Door series, Brazzers hopes to do the same with their own line of Let's Plays. On their safe-for-work YouTube channel Trendzz (ha)...   read

 
 
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Tekken 7 adds the cute Kuma and Panda to the roster

With how seriously Tekken 7 is taking itself with its story, I was worried there wouldn't be room for the series' trademark goofiness. Luckily, we can put those fears to bed as Kuma and Panda will be joining the roster when the se...   read

 
 
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Dragon Quest Heroes II coming to the West next April

Although this was accidentally leaked by Best Buy a few days back, it's good to get a solid confirmation of Dragon Quest Heroes II's Western release...with a caveat. Releasing on PlayStation 4, the sequel with hit North American shores Apri...   read

 
 
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Newest South Park: The Fractured but Whole trailer has a bit more story and fart jokes

South Park: The Stick of Truth was a fabulous experience. It felt like a long, interactive episode of the series that encompassed a lot of the show's recent seasons into a unique story. Good thing every bit of footage we've seen of the sequ...   read

 
 
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10 characters who need to be in Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite

I haven't stopped thinking about Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite since it was officially announced earlier this week. We've had less than four minutes of total trailer footage, yet my mind is going crazy thinking of all the different possibilit...   read

 
 
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Extended Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite trailer adds Captain America and Morrigan

I've been pouring through the first minute of Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite footage just revealed yesterday, and now we have just a few more important seconds. Along with adding Morrigan and Captain America into the frenzy, this extended trai...   read

 
 
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Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite features absolutely ridiculous gameplay

After the Capcom Cup 2016 Grand Finals (which were awesome by the way) Capcom unveiled a gameplay trailer for the earlier announced Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite. Beyond being absolutely ridiculous, the trailer confirms 2-on-2 matches, a new ...   read

 
 
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Newest Halo Wars 2 trailer features the brutal villain Atriox

The first Halo Wars might not be everyone's favorite entry in the Halo franchise, but it was a nice enough introduction to strategy games for folks that don't normally play them. If 343 Industries feels strongly enough about its sequel to p...   read

 
 
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You can stuff your own Sonic the Hedgehog thanks to Build-A-Bear

Sonic the Hedgehog has been many things: Werehog, knight, spinball, hover boarder, kart driver, and even a Super Saiyan. But he's never been a buildable stuffed toy. Thanks to Build-A-Bear and Sega, in celebration of Sonic's 25th Anniversar...   read

 
 
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Buy Final Fantasy XV at Target, get a free Final Fantasy XV soda

With Final Fantasy XV getting ready to dominate the world soon, it only makes sense that FFXV-related goods would eventually hit the shelves. Joining Audi's gaudy tie-in vehicle is Wiz's Energizing Elixir from Jones Soda. Based on the game'...   read

 
 
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This Majora's Mask fan film is better than every Hollywood video game adaptation this year

This year we've been served one average video game film after another. Some of them have come close to good, but none have quite crossed that threshold. Thankfully you can always count on the fans to pull through as Ember Lab, a VFX and ani...   read

 
 


About Nick Valdezone of us since 9:05 PM on 07.15.2011

Nick Valdez has been writing for Modern Method for years, but now he's writing about videogames! He likes games where you punch dudes in the face.
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