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Street Fighter V live-action prologue coming in March

If you love to watch talented athletes wave their hands around and pretend to throw fireballs at each other, I have some good news for you. Street Fighter: Resurrection, a live-action mini-series intended to serve as a prologue for the even...   read

 
 
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Fast and Furious 6 chase recreated in GTA V

Fast and Furious 6 is an excellent film. I know Fast Five is the zenith of the series for most fans, but I prefer Furious 6 for the same reason I prefer Saints Row IV to The Third; the excitement ramps up in a way that feels ...   read

 
 
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FTC comes down on Machinima for 'deceptive' Xbox One marketing

In late 2013, around the time that the Xbox One launched, YouTube content creation group Machinima struck an advertising deal with Microsoft. The marketing campaign would feature videos from Machinima's network of influencers. More specific...   read

 
 
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Remembering kitty0706

[Dtoid community blogger SeymourDuncan17 remembers a pioneer in the machinima scene. Rest in peace, Kitty. --Mr Andy Dixon] [Image credit: SpikyMilkshake] This has been the hardest blog for me to write. Even though I have the motivatio...   read

 
 
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This live-action Street Fighter series is actually pretty great

So Machinima's Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist series is surprisingly enjoyable to watch. I was worried this would be another hit-or-miss situation as with the live-action Mortal Kombat stuff, but that's not the case here. I believe that's...   read

 
 
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So there's this: Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist

Ah man! I love Honda. Not E. Honda. Just Honda. Great lawnmowers. I also love videogame fan films. Watching them feels kind of like eating 3 pints of Ben and Jerry's in one sitting. Wrong but tasty. Guilty but satisfying. Also, Ken's hair....   read

 
 
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It's the world premiere of Super Smashed Bros.!

Super Smashed Bros. is the new cartoon that I've been working with Machinima and a group of like minded artists who like Nintendo and drunk cartoon characters. The first episode is about Captain Falcon and Mario getting to know Mega M...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Fusion, Machinima Xbox Scandal & 'Candy' Crush

Welp, here's your exciting video game news! Lots and lots of fun things, like Nintendo's financial problems, [obvious] lack of plans to move into mobile games, a single Super Smash Bros. screen, and the rumored new console,"Fusion." Micros...   read

 
 
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Microsoft secretly pays YouTubers to advertise Xbox One

[Update: In a statement, Microsoft said it "was not aware of individual contracts Machinima had with their content providers as part of this promotion and we didn’t provide feedback on any of the videos. We have asked Machinima to n...   read

 
 
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Borderlands 2 writer comments on Handsome Jack fan video

Machinima is set to launch a video series about Handsome Jack, the villain of Borderlands 2. It's not looking like a huge budget production, but that doesn't mean it wont be a good watch. I managed to get Borderlands 2 writer and former Dt...   read

 
 


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Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn gets an Emmy nomination

I don't care if you like Halo 4, or any game in the series for that matter. Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn is far and away the best example of how to adapt a videogame franchise to a live-action setting. I watched it expecting little more than a...   read

 
 
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The Call of Duty dog gets his own animated short film

From the minds behind Two Best Friends, comes a Machinima short honoring the courage, bravery, and America of Call of Duty dog. Saving children by day, blowing up terrorist strongholds by night, Call of Duty dog only stops to rest when he'...   read

 
 
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Elizabeth stops being polite, and starts being real

Bioshock Infinite has been out for a little while now. The spoiler police are starting to doze off at their posts. The game's harshest critics and most passionate fans have seemingly declared a temporary cease fire (at least until the firs...   read

 
 
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Player Vs Pain tortures people while they play Mario Kart

G4 and Attack of the Show are no more. What's G4 superstar Kevin Pereria been up to in the meantime? Among other things, he's taken to Machinima with Player Vs Pain, a show about hurting people while they play videogames. Kevin created and...   read

 
 
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Teenage Pokemon: Console Class Battle Royale

[Teenage Pokemon is a cartoon show about Pokemon in their middle stage of evolution -- not a girl, not yet a women. New episodes every week.] When I was growing up, social classism wasn't really an issue in "gamer culture". Sure, if a...   read

 
 
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Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn launches its finale

You've heard of Forward Unto Dawn, right? Machinima's live-action video series that's setting up Halo 4? Well, it just ended, and you can catch the finale today, as well as the rest of the whole shebang which clocks in at 84 minutes.For tho...   read

 
 
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Sifl and Olly are sock puppets that review videogames

The late 1990s were a very different time for entertainment. It was a time when MTV played music videos most of the time, and when they didn't, it was usually so they could show you something that you couldn't find anywhere else. It was a ...   read

 
 
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Destructoid versus Machinima post-game recap!

In case you missed it, Destructoid challenged the folks at Machinima to a friendly round of Tribes: Ascend yesterday and we absolutely demolished them! Playing like the well-oiled robot overlord we are, we won the first four rounds in a ro...   read

 
 
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Twisted Metal: Be Mine is disturbingly funny

Blue Goggles Films had one of their newest videos featured on the Machinima channel recently, and it's absolutely brilliant. David Jaffe himself enjoyed the video, exclaiming "DAMN NICE!" on Twitter. It features Sweet Tooth of Twisted Meta...   read

 
 
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The Videogame Show What I've Done: MW3 Black Ops

Allow budding videogame journalist Rory Fingers to take you by the hand and introduce you to a world of gaming insight beyond your wildest imagination. The Videogame Show What I've Done is one man's epic journey through the greatest intera...   read

 
 
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Get intimate with the creators of Sanity Not Included

It's quite rare for a completely surreal videogame-based sketch comedy series to become a success. It's even more rare that the people who produce that brand of comedy show their faces out in the wild, where they may be potentially punch b...   read

 
 
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Garrymon Episode 2: The nightmarish Pokemon spoof returns

It's been almost two years since we saw the first episode of Garrymon, the Pokémon spoof that used Garry's Mod with hilariously creepy results. During that time, creators HyperJerk and Dtoider Jetz had to restart the second episode ...   read

 
 
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Machinima teases (fake) Angry Birds movie trailer

All I want for Christmas is for this Machinima trailer to be for a real movie. Sadly it isn't, which I think is a shame. Don't worry though, there is an Angry Birds movie in the works. It just isn't an homage to Snatch (the movie, you perv...   read

 
 
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Resident Evil: First Hour is off to a lumbering start

Machinima is back with a new live action web series, this time based on Resident Evil. The show is a prequel of sorts to RE2, following Leon Kennedy as he turns up to the wrong station on his first day. Episode 1 is extremely slow and lack...   read

 
 
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Tips from the pros on how to make funny videogame films

See that video up there? It's got over 150K views so far, and it's been out for a little over a week. For the internet, that's not too bad. How does one go about getting a video like this produced, distributed, and that many views in that ...   read

 
 
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"Where do dreams end and reality begin? Videogames, I suppose."- Gainax, FLCL Vol. 1 "The beach, the trees, even the clouds in the sky... everything is build from little tiny pieces of stuff. Ju...

 


 


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I have discovered the last challenge star in Talos Principle: Road to Tune into my stream tomorrow to hear me fight back tears as I 100% this masterpiece of a

 
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Currently coming out of a migraine fugue I hate whimpering for all the wrong Upside: was shown this so life is

 
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