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MGM tried to snuff out No One Lives Forever

We've been hearing little snippets of information concerning No One Lives Forever recently, like how no one actually knows who has the rights to the IP. A new interview on the Jace Hall Show reveals how the original game may never have seen...

 
 
 
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The ecstacy of Smooth McGroove's VG a cappellas

I've tried my very best to avoid sharing too much of Smooth McGroove's kickass a cappella arrangements. Not because I think he's lost his Midas touch, but because I didn't want to be held responsible for making heads explode out of sheer d...

 
 
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PSY is a minin', craftin' grieferman

Everyone was totally diggin' Korean pop sensation PSY when his "Gangnam Style" music video became an international hit. Then he just kept riding it... and riding it... and riding it. Then he starred in a pistachio commercial; I couldn't fa...

 
 
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Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures bound for 3DS, Wii U

James Rolfe's retrotastic digital quest, Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures, recently passed through Greenlight, securing a spot on Steam's virtual storefront. According to a post on the game's Facebook page, developer ScrewAttack Games will ...

 
 
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Snag brentalfloss' unreleased YouTube jams for $0.59 each

[Video uploaded by bedsidecargo] Internet songman brentalfloss has uploaded many funny and creative music videos to his YouTube page over the years. Among those, he cherry-picked a few choice tunes, re-rerecorded them with improved vocals a...

 
 
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Go cop Insane Ian's new VG / pop music parody medley

In case you've forgotten that Destructoid is staffed by beautiful, talented people, let me remind you that we've got artists, singer-songwriters, scientists, and former reality show stars amongst our ranks. We are some gifted motherf*ckers....

 
 
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The Mario Busters answer the call once again

I appreciate Flash animators with quick turnaround between projects. Just a couple months ago, James Farr was able to deliver Super Mario Busters, a kick-ass mashup of Super Mario and Ghostbusters, and already he's hammered out a sequel. H...

 
 
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Check out Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures in action

The Angry Video Game Nerd's assault on all things sh*tty and retro will soon break from the confines of live-action footage and into the digital world. Following last week's teaser trailer, here comes pre-alpha gameplay of Angry Video Game...

 
 
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Prepare to watch this Dark Souls and Evangelion mash-up

A new video has taken the world of Dark Souls and put it up against the entire intro of Neon Genesis Evangelion. The mash-up is faithfully recreated, from the half second cuts all the way to the scrolling sketches. Dark Souls fans will mos...

 
 
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Stay gold, Pokemon... stay gold

Ummmm... wut? This Pokémon rap, a parody of Trinidad James' "All Gold Everything," is so ridiculous that I have to wonder how anyone in the video could keep a straight face. Thugged-out Pokémon trainers wearing gold chain nec...

 
 
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These Dr. Seuss game-to-book parodies are delightful

Watch out, Ashley Davis! You are not the only one capable of turning violent videogames into adorable children's entertainment! Aussie artist DrFaustusAU has a talent for emulating the distinctive style of Dr. Seuss book covers. Over on dev...

 
 
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What if BioShock was a Disney musical?

BioShock Infinite may be all the rage lately, but I've had the original BioShock on my mind and so has College Humor. One part BioShock Cliffs Notes, one part Little Mermaid cover, College Humor's latest original is a joyful reminder of ho...

 
 
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Review: The Organ Trail: Director's Cut

If there's one thing that's more overplayed than zombies, it's reviews for zombie videogames talking about how overplayed zombies are. Truly, nobody can win anymore. We're worn out on the zombie thing, and worn out by our own weariness of s...

 
 
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Game heroes died so that you can have this poster

Did you guys get a chance to check out "The Game Over Tinies" in brentalfloss the comic? Once again, co-writers brentalfloss and Dan Roth and artist Andrew Dobson created an abecedarian comic of videogame character deaths -- characters each...

 
 
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Even more 'Game Overs' in storybook rhyme

A couple weeks back, brentalfloss the comic began an arc parodying the dark comedy children's book The Gashlycrumb Tinies -- that book's author, Edward Gorey, is the subject of today's Google Doodle, by the by. Anyway, "The Game Over Tinies...

 
 
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Street Fighter III's Q is a sexual Kermit the Frog

The enigmatic Q from Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike is a freak. That we know. His Total Destruction technique certainly doesn't leave much room for ambiguity. You do have to wonder what must be going on through his / hers / its mind. Screw...

 
 
 
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Dig Dug parody video takes Ke$ha to the arcade

Destructoid contributor Ian Bonds was seemingly too humble to post this video. Either that, or he doesn't really love us as much as I thought, because this music video created to accompany his parody of Ke$ha's "TiK ToK" is the kind of thi...

 
 
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The alphabet of 'Game Overs' in comic strip form

Superfans of brentalfloss might be aware that he has his own self-titled webcomic. He doesn't draw it -- doodles are provided by one Andrew Dobson -- but he co-writes along with series creator Dan Roth. And whenever there's a painfully unfu...

 
 
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Ghostbusters and Super Mario Bros. cross the streams

Alright, so I thought this was going to be extremely cheesy but this Super Mario meets Ghostbusters crossover is actually kind of cute. A ton of references, nice animations, and that Kirby battle at the end made for an enjoyable...

 
 
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Mega64: What do we do when the future is flooded by crap?

I hesitated sharing this Mega64 parody of the film Looper because I didn't want to risk spoiling the actual movie for anybody. However, I myself have yet to see Looper, so I'm probably f*cked. And if I'm f*cked, you're all f*cked as well. ...

 
 
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Review: Retro City Rampage

[Full Disclosure: Not only do current and former Destructoid staff appear as unlockable character skins in the game, there's also a main story mission during which you go inside a giant Mr. Destructoid robot. For these reasons, we are with...

 
 
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brentalfloss and Dj CUTMAN's ode to Slender Man

brentalfloss and Dj CUTMAN have each been playing the collaboration game recently, and now their journey has brought them into each other's arms. With Brent on lyrical duties and CUTMAN on sound production, the duo are here to give you a f...

 
 
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Virtue's Last Reward has me caught up in the game

No, I am not LeVar Burton, but I've been told by several people (read: no one) that I greatly resemble him. This is your notice that Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward is available right now on 3DS and PS Vita. I'm plugging my way through ri...

 
 




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Ghost Stories"Booooooo (the disapproving kind, not the scary kind)"

 

God of War (PS4)"Atreus is my son"

 

Blumhouse's Truth or Dare"Truth: this movie sucks"

 

Rampage"Needs more rampaging"

 

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Metropolis: Lux Obscura"Punks, Dames and Match 3 Games"

 

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Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Bill Nye the Joycon Guy! (Not my joke, but still funny)

 
taterchimp

Do you know what I like the most?

 
Jinx 01

Decided I needed to ramp over the train in Forza Horizon 3 because duh its Kinda sad there was no acknowledgement from the game that Id done Lame :( Hope FH4 makes it out this The one series Ill brave MSs awful Windows Store to

 
arvilabgames

Hello pancakes! I want to make a selection of famous art works with different VR In which games can play Mona Lisa, David Michelangelo, Girl with a Pearl Earring, Van Gogh, dude from the picture The Scream by Munch and Venus by Botticelli?

 
arvilabgames

Hello pancakes! I want to make a selection of famous art works with different VR which games can play Mona Lisa, David Michelangelo, Girl with a Pearl Earring, Van Gogh, dude from the picture The Scream by Munch and Venus by Botticelli?

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

I havent checked out Yetee in a while, and today I find Im not gonna lie - I love Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives!

 
Greenhornet214

Good Coming down with a cold or some shit so this I show I Replace anxiety with the cold

 
CaimDark Reloaded

I love that the 3DS has a games at a good price section, inadvertently (and to a large degree correctly) implying that the rest of the games arent a good

 
JuIc3

Anime review incoming this

 
Serethyn

Odin be praised, VA11-HALL-A’s Vita port is FINALLY out in Europe! The synchronicity of “Vallhalla” launching alongside Norse God of War is quite amusing to But yes, picking it up straight away!

 
 

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