#Fake Games


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...


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...


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...


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 ...


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 ...


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...


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...


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...


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 ...


Fake game Friday: Desu Baaru

I must say, this week's fake game is officially one of my favorites we've ever showcased. Submitted by Aoi Tsuki and goddamn brilliantly Photoshopped by our own Topher Cantler, Desu Baaru ("Death Ball") combines the fun, carefree...


Fake game Friday: Call of Duty 4.5

It's been a while since we've highlighted any mildly sexist game ideas here on Fake Game Friday. Time to remedy that.This week's game idea comes to you courtesy of Twisted Imp (and Photoshopped by our own Topher Cantler), who has evidently...


Fake game Friday: Cooking Chief: Cook Off

This week's fake game, conceptualized and Photoshopped by forumite ToiletDuck, combines two gaming franchises which -- let's face it -- are more or less made for each other. Cooking Chief: Cook Off, available for the Wii60, combines the sla...


Fake game Friday: Giant Robots Blow Sh*t Up

Today's fake game comes to you courtesy of forumite BigPopaGamer, and, as always, has been conceptualized in a Photoshop by our own Topher Cantler. It's called Giant Robots Blow Sh*t Up -- and guess what it's about?You know you're going to ...


Fake game Friday: Venery Chase

Who hasn't looked at the PS3 Home system and thought to themselves, "You know, the only thing missing here is Bourne Identity-esque intrigue and a gripping, all-pervasive sense of paranoia"? Nobody, that's who. Especially not for...


Wii one-off: China brings us the 'Vii'

GoNintendo found images of what appears to be a Chinese knockoff of Nintendo's Wii, brilliantly name the "Vii". It looks like the creators of this system put the absolute minimum amount of work into the Vii, obviously copying the ...


Fake game Friday: You See 'Em, You Kill 'Em

This week's fake game, submitted by fearian (and Photoshopped by our own Topher Cantler), is only for the hardcore. And when I say "hardcore," I mean it in the Diablo II sense of the word -- if you die in You See 'Em, You Kill 'Em...


Fake game Friday: Capcom Hearts

Today's fake game comes to you courtesy of Pwn Daddy (with a Photoshop by our own Topher Cantler, of course), and I'd play it in a heartbeat if only to see Mega Man and Mike Haggar on the same screen together. Says the Daddy:Basically, Kin...


Fake game Friday: BurgerShock

From a title conceptualized by our own Brad Rice and Photoshopped by Topher Cantler, this week's fake game is one for the record books.Considering both Sneak King and BioShock are based off the Unreal 3 engine, why not combine the two title...


Games time forgot: The Getaway: Black Monday

I'll admit it -- I've got a soft spot in my heart for extremely flawed games. The Getaway: Black Monday could never be mistaken for a great game, but hell if I don't enjoy it: for in addition to including a heaping helping of London accents...


Fake game Friday: Rayman Raving Rabbids: The MMO (RRRMMO)

The specifics of this week's fake game are probably best left to the imagination -- for everyone's sake. Conceptualized by electro lemon, Rayman Raving Rabbids: the MMO may very well have been created solely out of a desire to create an acr...


Fake game Friday: Pokemon Golden Sun Revolution

This week's fake game idea and Photoshop come to you courtesy of forumite Alanar -- though I use the word "forumite" loosely, considering the dude only registered to post the following idea.It's called Pokemon Golden Sun Revoluti...


Fake game Friday: Frank Herbert's Dune Golf

Let's be honest: who hasn't looked at the vast dunes of Arrakis and thought to themselves, "That's one sand trap I would never get out of"? Most people, probably. But not forumite BetaMaster, whose fetishes for both Frank Herbert ...


Fake game Friday: Enchanted Arms Dealer

This week's fake game comes to you courtesy of forumite the GAMEGOBLIN, who also Photoshopped the above screenshot. According to Goblin:Three friends, a dumb-ass, a smart-ass, and one who likes to pound ass, are strapped for cash. Toya, th...


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My god tempered Deviljho is tough! 4 weapon augmentation stones in the rewards (Though no hammer


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Considering I havent played Shadow of the Colossus in 5 years, I figured getting the Speed Demon trophy would be more I did it in less than half of the allotted time,

Dr Mel

I got paranoid theyd shutdown the Smash 4 servers, so I took screenshots of my online records (some of which are only accessible while online for some Apparently Ive played nearly 21,000 matches and over 750 Of just 1v1


Got a really neat gift, but no idea what it Anyone fluent enough to read it?

Inquisitive Ravenclaw

I played some more Fighting of the Im not very good with Ibuki, as I havent used her in I mainly wanted to try out her Kirin Armor The ending gave me a good laugh!


Do you think Soulsbornes Miyazaki likes Metallica? Probably not, but this song still fits Bloodborne Plus its a jam


Because I like not playing games I own decided to buy Ni No Kuni on Looks lovely and runs a dream at Mouse acceleration seems to be on by default which is irritating, anyone playing on PC know how to turn it off?

Czar Kazem

Turned on my TV and Birdman was still in my Blu-ray player from when I watched it on Sunday so I just decided to watch Birdman I fuckin love



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