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Upcoming game jam will make games for cats

Stop the presses! People are getting together to create games for cats. Not about cats, or with cats in them, but stuff that cats can actually play. With their paws. Friskies is hosting a weekend-long event to gather developers for this sp...

 
 
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D'aww! Sonic and Mega Man chibis adorn these comic covers

HNNNNNG! My heart can't take much more of this! I think I'm going to slip into a coma before the Archie Sonic / Mega Man crossover even begins. But I've got to hold on! Just one month left! To bring everyone up to speed, the "Worlds Collide...

 
 
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Zelda X Pokemon fan art is super amazing

Pokémon plus Nobunaga's Ambition? That's hot. Pokémon plus The Legend of Zelda? Why hasn't this happened yet!? Artist Finni Chang decided to recast Link, Zelda, and Ganondorf as Pokémon trainers with appropriately theme...

 
 
Game Over, the poster photo

Game heroes died so that you can have this poster

Did you guys get a chance to check out "The Game Over Tinies" in brentalfloss the comic? Once again, co-writers brentalfloss and Dan Roth and artist Andrew Dobson created an abecedarian comic of videogame character deaths -- characters each...

 
 
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Even more 'Game Overs' in storybook rhyme

A couple weeks back, brentalfloss the comic began an arc parodying the dark comedy children's book The Gashlycrumb Tinies -- that book's author, Edward Gorey, is the subject of today's Google Doodle, by the by. Anyway, "The Game Over Tinies...

 
 
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Castlevania IV gets the Laura Shigihara vocal treatment

What's that, Plants vs. Zombies' Laura Shigihara? Covering select tracks from The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword isn't enough anymore? You're going to give Super Castlevania IV a spin? That's cool. And what's that? You want to cover "Theme...

 
 
Skyward Sword photo

Laura Shigihara made another Skyward Sword vocal mix

Plants vs. Zombies composer Laura Shigihara already melted our hearts last month with her wonderful rendition of Skyward Sword's "Ballad of the Goddess." The Skyward magic doesn't end there, as now she attempts to make people actually care...

 
 
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The alphabet of 'Game Overs' in comic strip form

Superfans of brentalfloss might be aware that he has his own self-titled webcomic. He doesn't draw it -- doodles are provided by one Andrew Dobson -- but he co-writes along with series creator Dan Roth. And whenever there's a painfully unfu...

 
 
Nintendo grammar photo

Old Nintendo game translations were fun!

The adorable (and undeniably Canadian) Rinry used to be able to pump out fun, nostalgic videos at a fairly decent clip. But ever since she became a mommy, she hasn't had as much time for video production. 'Tis a shame, 'cause her stuff is ...

 
 
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Adorbs! Laura Shigihara's Skyward Sword vocal arrangement

I got more than a little excited during the opening cutscene of Skyward Sword when Zelda started singing "Ballad of the Goddess." With an actual voice! The lyrics were gibberish, meant to represent whatever pre-Hylian language the Skyloft ...

 
 
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Spend Christmas with Sonic in this sweet short film

It's a little late, but here's a sweet Christmas movie about Sonic and his insufferable friends. Sonic visits home for the holidays, and everyone sits around swapping popular Yuletide tales with Sega characters inserted. Even if it's not l...

 
 
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Sound Shapes is getting a free holiday sound pack today

Sound Shapes is a really special game. Even more special is the game's community, which supports it with absolutely amazing new levels/songs every single day. Queasy Games has realized this, and to show their undying love for the community...

 
 
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MM2 rock medley featuring the Plants vs. Zombies composer

Just the other day, this nifty little Mega Man 2 medley popped up. It's a rock arrangement with keyboard accompaniment of the Metal Man and Heat Man themes. On guitar is Ferdk, a videogame cover artist with a couple of free song collection...

 
 
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An adorable breakdown of MP in Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate's multiplayer has been briefly explained in the past, but you have yet to hear it described by a pair of animated Shakalaka! The above video features Cha-Cha from the original MH3 and newcomer Kayamba from Ultimat...

 
 
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These custom gamer skirts make me mad I'm not a woman

Have you ever gone into a Target or a Spencer Gifts, seen those gamer-themed boxers, and wondered (A) why such high fashion has to be concealed by pants and (B) why girls don't receive similar treatment? Maybe you haven't, but I have! So ha...

 
 
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Time-lapse painting captures an EarthBound coffee break

When you look at a piece of art, whether in a live gallery or online, how long do you spend appreciating each it? I bet you usually take one quick glance, pass judgment, then move on to the next momentary distraction. It's easy to forget t...

 
 
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The Japanese will buy the crap out of this Pikachu 3DS XL

Japan and its five bazillion handheld models. What do Sony and Nintendo expect people to do with so many multi-colored devices? Build a rainbow fort? The 3DS XL (3DS LL to the Nihon-jin) was only released two weeks ago in Japan. Hell, it wo...

 
 
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SDCC: Hello Kitty also going plushie with Street Fighter

At the last San Diego Comic-Con, Capcom announced a partnership with Sanrio to dress Hello Kitty in all kinds of Street Fighter getups. It's a grand collaboration spanning multiple pieces of merch, but I'm surprised it took this long to act...

 
 
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brentalfloss' adorable nephew is the perfect Little Nemo

It's about time that brentalfloss lyric-afied the amazing slumber jams of Little Nemo: The Dream Master. He goes the distance for this number by dressing up as a priest and recruiting a joyous gospel choir. His sacrilege is our entertainme...

 
 
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Hello Kitty Sonic plush is just too gosh-darn cute

Everybody with me now: D'AWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW!!! Sega has teamed up with the purveyor of all things cute, Sanrio, and the result is a Sonic X Hello Kitty plush to be released at the Joypolis amusement center in Tokyo later this month. If you as...

 
 
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New Naruto SD game by the makers of Mega Man Zero

I've only been half paying attention to the licensed anime titles coming out of Japan lately. I mean, after hearing about the 1000th Dragon Ball Z iteration, it's quite easy to lose interest. But this new Naruto game for 3DS has caught my ...

 
 
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Minecraft wedding is totes adorbs

At last year's MineCon, Minecraft creator Notch helped this dude Matt propose to his girlfriend Asia. Fast forward to April, the couple tied the knot in a room decorated to look like Minecraft's digital realm. The ceremony was held at Beat...

 
 
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Awesome father paints Zelda mural on kid's walls

If you are a deadbeat dad, go f*ck yourself. Seriously, you've got this little, impressionable person who looks up to you like you are the center of the damn universe, and you're NOT going to do everything in your power to make this person...

 
 
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Time Cowboy art will make you feel feelings and stuff

Those pesky "emotions." How dare videogames make me feel things! How dare artists like Zac Gorman and Matthew Taranto remind me that videogames make me feel things! You can add Aussie illustrator Jake Lawrence to that the list of sensitivit...

 
 
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I'm sad because I wasn't sent a plush Sega Genesis

Is it possible for cold, hard videogame technology to be loveable and sweet? What do you think, Beemo? I curse the powers that be every night that my Game Boy doesn't sprout legs, go to soccer practice, and make fart sounds with its mouth. ...

 
 




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