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Custom EarthBound sprites are sex for the soul

Remember that collage of hundreds of videogame stars made to look like Mega Man sprites? Wasn't that neato keen? What would you say to the same kind of treatment, only in the style of EarthBound / Mother? Would you also approve? You ought t...   read

 
 
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Algebraic! Pokemon spoof video by Adventure Time crew

Do you like Pokémon? Do you like Adventure Time? Do you like Pokémon in your Adventure Time? Do you like Adventure Time in your Pokémon? Do you like peanut butter in your chocolate? Adventure Time creator Pendleton War...   read

 
 
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Cool Mario toys recreate key moments in series history

Keychains are one thing, but these? Now you're playing dirty, Japan! A pair of New Super Mario Bros.-branded figurines were released recently in Japan. These sets produce sound to recreate two very iconic moments in Mario history. The one o...   read

 
 
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Freddie Wong has one crazy commute to work

Asian Keebler Elf Freddie Wong has pulled off another game-inspired package of ooey, gooey, sunshine-filled delights. How does he spice up an otherwise boring day at the office? Why, by going all "open world" during the morning commute, th...   read

 
 
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Bookmark this! PixelProspector's indie dev resource guide

I'm continually amazed by the creativity of Destructoid readers. Some of you are able to channel your talents into creating videogames, which is, again, pretty incredible. If you've ever given it a try, you know how challenging it can be. R...   read

 
 
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Megamalgamation: 375 iconic Mega Men

Alright, I'm not going to lie -- I really like seeing people take their own spin on characters or artwork. For example, while not exactly a brony myself, I spent way longer than any grown man should browsing the My Little Pony video game cr...   read

 
 
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Stats! 500 million videogames sold in 2010 worldwide

Sure, we're all busy looking at the future thanks to E3 but let's not forget that 2010 was a huge year for gaming. It's hard to think back to all the important and significant moments but thankfully AggreGame went ahead and compiled all th...   read

 
 
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E3: The show is over, but we're only getting started

Wow, this has been an insane week. We want to thank you, faithful readers, for commenting, tweeting, giving us feedback, and on the whole, putting up with our nonsense. It's been our pleasure getting genuinely happy about videogames during ...   read

 
 
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The end is nigh: Steam introduces daily deals

Steam has historically done an exceptional job with providing semi-regular discounts; now, there's going to be a new one every single day. This could be very bad news, depending on your level of self control. Or fantastic, if you're a fruga...   read

 
 
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Twenty years of Blizzard: A retrospective

Strap yourselves in, readers. For it's Blizzard's "extended" 20th anniversary, and the studio has come bearing gifts. Namely, a shockingly in-depth retrospective video. Grab a tasty beverage, pop that popcorn, and give it a watch. Starting ...   read

 
 
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Neat built-in 3DS StreetPass games and options detailed

There's some built-in games that use the 3DS' StreetPass pass-by communication functionality. One is called Street Pass Quest, and it's a turn-based battle game where you'll work to rescue your Mii. You'll actually use Miis you've acquired ...   read

 
 
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Want to party with Destructoid at PAX East?

PAX East takes place in just under a month! Nerds Handsome intelligent people with alternative interests such as gaming from around the world are descending upon Boston, Massachusetts. The expo is open from March 11-13 and gives both the pr...   read

 
 
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Old but good: YouTube hides Snake game in embedded video

Fancy a game of Snake? Simply hit the down direction key on your keyboard when you see video buffering in an embedded YouTube video. Try it on the one above. Old? Who cares! It's Snake! First, click play. When you see the ring of dots that...   read

 
 
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PAX East 3-day passes expected to sell out soon

Thinking of attending PAX East 2011 next month? In that case, heads up -- Penny Arcade believes 3-day badges for the convention will sell out in about 16 days "based on current trends." And, since they made it all official-like with a tweet...   read

 
 
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Original Sound Version picks the best soundtracks of 2010

Our friends at Original Sound Version have posted their Original Soundtrack of the Year awards. Those in the market for some smooth tunes, take note -- you'll want to dig out your headphones in a second. The site covered not just videogames...   read

 
 
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Sonic, Puyo Puyo turn 20 this year, 'projects' are coming

SEGA has revealed that it has several "projects" in the works to commemorate the anniversary of two well-known franchises -- Sonic the Hedgehog and Puyo Puyo. Both games turn 20 this year, and SEGA aims to celebrate both birthdays.  Of...   read

 
 
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Doctor Octoroc's new chiptunes album is magical

After These Messages is Doctor Octoroc's new chiptunes album, and it's unbelievably good. Granted, if you are at all familiar with his prior work, it's not that unbelievable; this is the man who brought us 8-Bit Jesus, after all. Those new ...   read

 
 
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An extended interview with Monaco's Andy Schatz

Trying to play Monaco at PAX, let alone talk to the developer at length, was a practical impossibility if you didn't have a lot of time on your hands. The small booth housing Andy Schatz's IGF-winning title and Chris Hecker's Spy Party was ...   read

 
 
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Ninja Theory: Old Dante isn't cool anymore

The announcement of DmC was completely overshadowed by the revelation that Dante had been given a complete makeover, complete with darker hair, darker clothes, and a twink face. Many people called the look "emo" because they don't know what...   read

 
 
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PAX Prime 2010 pulled in 67,000 attendees

If you were at PAX Prime this year, you don't need me to tell you how successful the show was. Merely walking around the packed show floor -- or anywhere nearby downtown Seattle -- told you everything. You literally couldn't walk the street...   read

 
 
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The Indie Fund is now open for business

That picture never ceases to freak me out. As previously brought to our fine pages by way of Anthony, the Indie Fund is a system in which a handful of successful, kind-hearted independent developers help fund up-and-coming indie games that ...   read

 
 
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Review: Sumo Gigantor Giant Bean Bag

When I watch TV, play games or do anything that involves sitting down, I can never get comfortable.  Perhaps it's the shark blood running in my veins, or the fact that I drink 5000 fluid ounces of tea before noon. Whatever the reason, ...   read

 
 
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So much indie: ModDB's latest creation, IndieDB

The team who brought us ModDB -- one of the best online resources for finding videogames mods, in my opinion -- is at it again with IndieDB. As you probably guessed, this new site takes the same great concept but limits its content to the e...   read

 
 
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E3 10: thatgamecompany's Journey looks super promising

Flower. Love it or hate it, one thing is for sure, you either loved it, or you hated it -- the true sign of an experimental game not afraid to take us to strange new places. If these screenshots for thatgamecompany's next PlayStation 3 titl...   read

 
 
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Awesome arcade made of Legos is nerdtastic

I like Legos well enough. I also obviously like videogames. As well, it has been proven that, like peanut butter and chocolate, Legos and videogames have gone well together...at least in the digital realm. Not so much has been done to unite...   read

 
 
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So, yeah. Sup. How you be? I be good. I like the videogames. They are pretty cool. You played the Rock Band? I like the Rock Band. I sing "Don't Look Back in Anger" by Oasis on expert. It's prett...

 


 


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