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What's Nintendo's problem with Metroid?

It wasn't long ago that Donald Trump announced that the United States should stop allowing people who identify as Muslim into the country until we figure out "What the hell is going on." It's a pretty wacky idea, one that hasn't been super ...   read

 
 
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Is this Frog Fractions 2? Find The Gold Bars

[The sequel to Frog Fractions 1 was kickstarted in 2014,. The developers have pledged not to announce the game in any way, so almost any new game released from here forward could secretly be Frog Fractions 2. So let us know if you think th...   read

 
 
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Metroid 2 remake creator: 'Please, don't hate Nintendo for all this'

Milton 'DoctorM64" Guasti, creator of the AM2R (Another Metroid 2 Remake) project has some serious guts. For the past ten years, just two things have kept him motivated to continue plugging away at putting the game together -- his love for ...   read

 
 
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In a world where only men are left alive, there are still limited edition vinyl soundtracks

Remember when people cried "censorship!" when it was revealed that Naughty Dog decided not to make The Last of Us about a post apocalyptic world where all the women are either dead or turned into fungus people? Not long after that, an indie...   read

 
 
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The final Sup Holmes goes live at 2:30pm EST with Hamza 'CTZ' Aziz

It's the last episode of Sup Holmes everybody! We've still got plenty of reruns from the last few months of the show to post on YouTube, Libsyn and iTunes, but when it comes to new live episodes of the show, this is the end of the road. Fo...   read

 
 
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Old Man's Journey is more attractive than 99% of young men's video games

It wasn't long ago that Sup Holmes featured Felix Bohatsch from Broken Rules discussing his work on And Yet It Moves, some fun video games about birds, and the upcoming title Old Man's Journey. Strangely enough, Sup Holmes is coming t...   read

 
 
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I feel personally responsible for Callie's loss in the final Splatfest

This last Splatfest was about as close as they come, with Team Marie winning the popular vote with 54 percent and games won with a mere 51 percent of the total victories, adding up to a final score of 340 for Callie and 360 for Marie. While...   read

 
 
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Watch two strangers who make games meet for the first time

[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.] We've got Robin Arnott (The Stanley&...   read

 
 
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Should Nintendo stop trying to innovate and start following mainstream trends?

Being the oldest console developer still in the game means just about everyone is going to have an opinion about how you should do business. It's similar to how almost everyone has feelings about what slang their parents should or shouldn't...   read

 
 
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Street Fighter Unlimited cover gallery pays tribute to the classics

It doesn't look like the majority of fans consider Street Fighter V to be a high point for the series. That's sad. The good news is, Udon's current run of Street Fighter comics is arguably the best they've yet produced in their 10-plus-year...   read

 
 


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How to cook a better monster with Battle Chef Brigade's Tom Eastman

[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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Sup Holmes comes to an end July 24, so here's an amazing rerun

[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.] A little over two years ago, former Dtoid ...   read

 
 
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Witnessing your friends die over social media, now in game form

[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 welco...   read

 
 
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Street Fighter V's new story mode brings Sean back to Brown Town

It was only a few months ago that we saw Sean Matsuda, Ken Master’s wanna-be protege from Street Fighter 3, had lost his dark complexion and signature black dreadlocks in favor of a decidedly more Anglo appearance. His new red-brown h...   read

 
 
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Skullgirls brings an RPG twist to iOS and Android

Skullgirls was one of the first indie fighting games made for and by lifelong fans of the genre. Lead design designer Mike Z is an EVO-winning Blazblue player, while animation director Mariel Cartwright has been studying the artwork o...   read

 
 
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I still can't believe I'm in a game with Willis from Diff'rent Strokes

[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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River City Ransom: Underground story mode done, dev working on Wrestling and Zombie games

When it rains in River City, it pours, and it's looking like 2016 might be a rainy year for the splintered-but-whole game franchise. Not only is the 3DS getting River City: Tokyo Rumble later this year, but it's looking like River City Rans...   read

 
 
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A special E3 live stream with the creators of Cat Girl Without Salad

[ 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 a special 9:30pm EST Sup Holmes,...   read

 
 
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Rhythm Heaven Megamix available now, is a 3DS eShop exclusive

Many Nintendo fans were hoping that Mother 3 would receive a surprise release at E3 this year, but so far so bad on that front. Instead, we have the sudden launch of Rhythm Heaven Megamix, a compilation of over 70 stages from the first...   read

 
 
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Cat Girl Without Salad: Amuse-Bouche is a manic pixie dream

Cat Girl Without Salad was first announced back in 2013, and at the time, I thought it was destined to be one of the greatest games ever made. Most of the time, I'm able to fend off any attempts publishers or developers may make to get me o...   read

 
 
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Manos, Angry Video Game Nerds, and soft hands with Sam from Freakzone 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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Rain down from a great height with Rain World's James and Joar!

[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. Header art by Del.] Today on Sup Holmes we...   read

 
 
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Physics, Danny Devito, and secret tricks of game dev with Hunter and Alex

[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.] One of the things that I love about doing...   read

 
 
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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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Zero Time Dilemma's creator likes to joke about being a failure in bed

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 small, such as w...   read

 
 
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Khalid Eternal Nigh

Plotting out what band Ill do next for I keep looking at The Residents and going how the f do I even tackle this one? wont be next one, but man, covering that band is like trying to cover a mountain of KY Messy, difficult, and

 
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Just finished watching Sausage understand why a lot of people dont like it but for somebody as crude as me, I thought it was pretty fucking

 
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Just beat Persona 4 70 I usually dont have patience for JRPGs but the pacing and writing were Definitely in my top 5 of all-time :D Cant wait for

 
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Last night on Communicord, we had over 12 members in the community chatting in the voice It was awesome! Just another reason why I love you guys so much <3

 
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dont ask me a GOD damn I get enough questions at work, you think I have time for this, Im just tryin--*Dr Mel trails off into another of his old man naps*

 
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I think today is a nice day to reveal the fact that, should I ever fall asleep in a voice call with you, theres a big chance that it means that I feel comfortable with you

 
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I fully endorse Squidgirl

 
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Heads up - Limited Edition physical copies of Retro City Rampage available for PS4 and PC! PC gets the nice SNES box and is cheaper at $15, but the $30 PS4 edition is limited to 3,000 Get it if you can! Link in

 
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