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Adventure Time meets Super Mario Bros. 2... again

Do you guys remember .Tiff? She used to write for the site. I miss her a lot. She was the first person to show me how perfectly Cartoon Network's Adventure Time! and Super Mario Bros. 2 fit together. Ever since I first saw this image (and t...

 
 
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Who's that fake Pokemon?

I like the fact that fake Pokemon exist. There is something inherently funny about multiple people in the world spending time, energy, and sometimes money to fulfill their dreams of temporarily tricking the citizens of the internet in to be...

 
 
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Mega Man 8 fan-made demake free for the playing

Every once and a while, people take a crack at Mega Man 9 and Mega Man 10 by saying they look like "fan-made projects". Thing is, that's not the most effective insult. Technically speaking, Cave Story is a "fan-made project", but it's still...

 
 
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Fan-created Mega Man FPS gets an even better trailer

Mega Man games seem to go over better when they stick to their 8-bit roots, but there's no reason why they can't be 8-bit-ish while operating on all three axes. Just take a look at Mega Man 8-bit Deathmatch, a game that takes the sprites fr...

 
 
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Here are some completely fake images of a new Zelda

Zelda Informer was sent these screens which are purportedly from an upcoming Zelda title making its way to the Wii. They're totally fake, as evidenced by the creator later popping up in the Zelda Universe forums and claiming credit for the...

 
 
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Enter the Mushroom Kingdom of madness in No More Plumbers

I just checked out the rest of the site where that semi-old Travis Touchdown skin for TF 2 is hosted, and I found some cool stuff. Turns out the creators of the skin, MechaWare, also makes their own fan games. I've only tried a few of them ...

 
 
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Capcom teases fake Mega Man Vs Capcom Vs Marvel game

Damn you, Capcom. Why do you tease? This has to be the zillionth time you've advertised a fake game that I'd kill to actually play. Lego Strider, the NES Dark Void port, all just as awesome as (if not more awesome than) your real games. Thi...

 
 
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Talking to the Needlemouse: The Emerald Hills developers

There's been a lot of talk about the brand new, 2D, high-definition Sonic game. It's been something people have wanted for a long time, and the idea that this could be a sort of “Sonic 4” is pretty damn amazing. We've even got...

 
 
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Grue renewed: Fallout 3's Reign of Grelock is playable

Sadly, this article isn't about a Zork remake (not that a text-only game would benefit from bump mapping or bloom lighting) -- I just needed a catchy headline that would attract text adventure enthusiasts. If the phrase "You are likely...

 
 
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A Star Radish gameplay video, growing in the wild

Ok, if you aren't some sort of SNK enthusiast, bear with me here. Earlier this year, on April Fool's Day, SNK Playmore announced a game called Star Radish, an 8-bit Neo Geo shmup made by a "Mikadosoft." Everyone thought the game w...

 
 
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Could Close Range be the funniest faux FPS ever?

It's highly possible that it is the funniest faux FPS ever, but I've been known to get worked up over incredibly stupid things before. Then again, haven't we all? The Onion has a first-hand report on Close Range, the anticipated new game th...

 
 
 
 
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Introducing the wave of the future: The Pii

The worst part about this video is that it's more or less indistinguishable from a real Wii rip-off product advertisment. Vii, Wii, Pii, they all sound kind of like something you might see peddled at that shady random electronics store wedg...

 
 
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Destructoid exclusive: Alan Wake TGS 08 teaser

A few days ago, a promotion that Microsoft ran for Windows Vista resurfaced on the Internet. It was a drawing for the opportunity to be digitally inserted into Remedy’s Alan Wake and a trip to the Tokyo Game Show to view the game in a...

 
 
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Darwin, the Wii Remote one-off: Evolution?

Motus Corporation is showing off their new Wii-mote look-alike, named Darwin. This sword hilt-looking device is supposed to bring better motion sensing gaming to non-Nintendo systems, including the PC. Technology Review says that this devic...

 
 
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I think I'm losing my mind: Extra Mario Bros

 There are times in my life where I think I'm going insane. When I'm up late watching Comedy Central and they actually start dropping the f-bomb despite it being basic cable. When I go to a McDonald's and see that they sell veggie-burg...

 
 
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Fake game Friday: Hatred and Pride

More often than not, modern videogames aren't really about choices. Yeah, we've got branching storylines and local agency, but in pretty much every game there is always a "good" or "best" ending which players will, more ...

 
 
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Fake game Friday: Player versus Character

I just finished reading The People of Paper by Salvador Plascencia, and it gave me a pretty unusual (but hopefully interesting) idea for a short, independent game.Initially charting the picaresque adventures of a bed-wetting father and his ...

 
 
 
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Fake game Friday: Ender's Game: Go Bugger Yourself

Orson Scott Card has been talking about making an Ender's Game videogame pretty much since the novels were first written -- yet, after all this time, we've still got nothing to show for it.Today's fake game, brought to you by forumite Pang...

 
 
 
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Fake game Friday: Luigi Mario: 1up Attorney

This week's fake game was conceptualized and attractively Photoshopped by pissedcheese, a man whose alias conjures up all manner of unpleasant mental images. In case Luigi's suit and exclamation didn't clue you in, cheese came up with Luig...

 
 
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Fake game Friday: Hair Band: Fight for LA

Imagine Def Jam: Fight for NY, except awesome. Such is the high concept behind this week's fake game, Hair Band: Fight for LA. Forumite Shining Wave describes the gameplay as such:It's 1988. Kick your ass to the top of the metal scene. Bea...

 
 
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Fake game Friday: Enigma

This week's fake game isn't so much of a gameplay conceit as it is a really neat story idea which lends itself to videogame narrative. It's called Enigma, and it's brought to you by Dexter345 with an accompanying Photoshop by our very own ...

 
 




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mullon

What is taking Nintendo so long to release that last Breath of the Wild DLC?

 
SpookinVyse

Famitsu gave Mario Odyssey 39/40, the highest score for a 3D Mario since

 
ShadeOfLight

I bought The Witcher 3 (base-game only) for €30 on September Its now on sale for €20 for the GotY Yet despite being a week after the 14-day deadline, Steam just accepted my refund request no questions So that was nice of them!

 
The InFamous TMF

Say what you want about dragon Ball Super, But the scene when Goku transformed was awesome in the most literal sense of the Gave me some real Naruto five-Tailed

 
Zer0t0nin

Its that time

 
Rudorlf

Guess whos still alive at the end of this trailer?

 
jasondm300

Finished up Undertale for the first Did a pacifist Good Not the best game ever, but well done, especially for one

 
Jinx 01

Now all I need is friends!

 
Shibboleth

Everyone’s getting followed by spambots pretending to be girls and I’m over here getting followed by some dude named That’s a really poor advertising strategy, my

 
Keiichi Morisato

i just saw a trailer to a movie called The Florida Project starring Willem Dafoe, i have to see i know exactly every location featured in the film, because i used to go past them all the its set in Kissime, over where the cheap hotels

 
 

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