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What if -- bear with me -- the Overwatch cast were Animal Crossing villagers?

Wow, smash hit first-person shooter Overwatch and cult-classic chill out sim Animal Crossing, together at last! Thank you Renée for being good at drawing. These Blizzard-inspired creatures are all very cute.   read

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MMA fighter beats the shit out of opponent, throws a Pokeball at him

The sorts of people that make up the world's MMA fighters, well, it's an interesting lot. Enter idiosyncratic fighter Michael "Venom" Page. He won his fight last night with an absurd knee to the head that left his opponent, Evangelista "Cy...   read

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Want to watch a 19-minute infomercial for Videoball?

Videoball came out yesterday. I love it. Perhaps unsurprisingly, Videoball creator and head of Action Button Entertainment, Tim Rogers, loves it too. He's so taken with it in fact, that he and a few friends recorded a nearly 19-minute-long ...   read

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Two years later, we can objectively examine Randy Pitchford's unintelligible Battleborn tweet

Two years ago today, Randy Pitchford unleashed this gem unto the world. Last year, we celebrated its stilted beat poetry by writing our own Pitchford-esque prose. This year, we have the advantage of actually having played Battleborn, so we...   read

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Stephen Colbert races to eat a Hot Pocket against a Mario 3 speedrunner

As a promotion for Summer Games Done Quick (and its subsequent charity push), the speedrunning record holder for Super Mario Bros. 3 Mitch Fowler appeared on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert to demonstrate one of his runs. Colbe...   read

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Left 4 Dead

Genius Left 4 Dead mod replaces wall scrawls with Jaden Smith tweets

This is probably the best thing I've seen all week. The beautiful community for Left 4 Dead 2 (specifically, Molkifier) has been working on a mod that doesn't fundamentally change any aspect of gameplay, but will provide a wh...   read

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Overwatch's Roadhog barrels his way into Street Fighter V thanks to a mod

Remember that amazing Tracer mod for Cammy last week? Well, modder TheJamk is back at it already, this time perfectly welding Roadhog into the SFV roster. As a custom skin for Birdie, Roadhog works almost a little too well. As two big guys ...   read

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Sonic Team

Sonic Team head helps clarify the Sonic 'Eggman' and Robotnik name situation

The early days of the wild west of localization are a fascinating beast. We've seen it with series like Final Fight and Mario, but one that isn't mentioned that often is Sonic -- particularly when it comes to the main villain's mo...   read

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Man, Geralt really knows how to kick it

Ben Schamma, also known as "Maul Cosplay," looks so much like The Witcher's Geralt that CD Projekt Red even hired him to be their model at E3. He not only sports the rocking beard and hair style, but has the look for it, all the way down to...   read

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Overwatch's Tracer makes an appearance in Street Fighter V in mod form

Thanks to creator TheJamk, Overwatch makes a surprisingly fitting appearance in Street Fighter V by way of a Cammy mod. Yep, someone altered Cammy's parameters to craft a Tracer skin, and it not only fits the art style, but it loo...   read

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Ha, the new Mario Party art is lifted from a SpagettiOs can

As pointed out by an astute commenter yesterday, the art for Mario Party: Star Rush seems to have been generously lifted off of an official Nintendo SpagettiOs can. It makes you wonder how many times the publisher has done this pr...   read

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BEGIN TRANSMISSION: Pro or anti-dick flap?

Hello my fellow netizens. I was recently able to hack the private email servers of handsome video game website and in the interest of speaking truth to power, would like to share the discourse that is shaping your news m...   read

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How many of you had the AIM screen name "SSJVegeta12" or some derivative thereof, or did the Fusion Dance in the comfort of your own home in front of a mirror? It's ok to admit it, you're among friends here. If you're one of those people, D...   read

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Mega Man

Just when you thought the Mega Man cartoon couldn't get any weirder

So, that Mega Man cartoon. It's a thing. It's coming next year, and it follows Mega Man's alter-go "Aki Light" as he...attends school and moonlights as the Blue Bomber. It', you know, whatever. But new details from IGN have brought ...   read

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MomoCon 2016

Greetings from MomoCon 2016

I had never heard of MomoCon before (which is held in Atlanta at the Georgia World Congress Center, the same city as Dragoncon, which I have heard of!), but that changes this week. As part of the Indie Game Award Showcas...   read

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Clueless Gamer takes on Overwatch with two Game of Thrones stars

If there was ever a mash-up of gargantuan proportions -- this is it. Overwatch, one of the most hyped games of the year, and Game of Thrones, one of the biggest shows on TV, clashed this week on Conan O'Brien's Clueless Gamer segment. ...   read

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Imagine being the first guy in the hole

An intrepid young Dark Souls III player figured out a way to trap invading players by goading them into a deep hole with a door at the bottom that they can't open. You can watch the evolution of the trap above in, uh, its dank video editin...   read

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Fun with GTA rag doll
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When the AI plays possum

Rag doll physics remain the best thing about Grand Theft Auto, even in fake-death. There have been a lot of GTAV gifs in my life of late and it's making me really want to boot up some GTA Online -- on PS3, of course.   read

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Pokemon x Kill la Kill
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Ah hell, this Pokemon x Kill la Kill art is too good

Look, I know we were treated to a fan art mash up that can't be topped literally the day the new Pokemon Sun and Moon starters were announced, but that doesn't mean more good aren't can't exist, that we can't have blissful cohabitation of g...   read

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Jinx has a pretty neat Overwatch clothing line

As I'm sitting here watching videos of Overwatch, I'm thinking about how much longer until I can play it. And in my search for more info in these twilight hours, I came across a pretty cool new official set of merch that caught my eye. Jinx...   read

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Ha, the new Mario Minecraft pack is causing copyright issues on YouTube

As we all know, Nintendo is very protective of its intellectual property, and that extends to YouTube. While just about any studio is willing to allow streamers and YouTubers to monetize their games, Nintendo will adamantly file copyright c...   read

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Duke Nukem 3D on Xbox One
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The Xbox One is powerful enough to run Windows 95

If you, like me, are confused by the Xbox One dashboard every four months when you're trying to use it to play a game and yearn for a simpler way: how about Windows 95? YouTube's vcfan got the virtual DOS machine app Dosbox running on thei...   read

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Stop what you're doing and watch this R-Type animation

For quite some time now animator Paul Johnson (of TIE Fighter fame) and a small team have been working on an animation homage to R-Type, and it's finally done. Released under the Mashed umbrella, it tells the story of a ...   read

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The Angry Birds movie has a bonus level that involves using your phone in the theater

I uh...don't hate this idea? So the Angry Birds movie (that hits theaters tomorrow) is actually doing pretty okay critically, and this extra tidbit involved that makes this video game adaption a bit more gamey. According to Rovio, atte...   read

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Compile Heart
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Compile Heart's next game has a seal pirate

Compile Heart's newest RPG is Genkai Tokki: Seven Pirates for the PlayStation Vita. And thanks to a new trailer, we now have some idea of what it's all about -- world map and third-person exploration zones, with a cast of pirates and a...   read

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