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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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brentalfloss teams up for 'Super Mario Land With Lyrics'

Did you know that Mario doesn't throw fireballs in Super Mario Land? They're superballs -- you know, like the kind you'll find inside capsule machines at the front of the supermarket. Surprised? Fresh from his interview with Destructoid, b...

 
 
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Spotlight: What if a brentalfloss interview had lyrics?

[Every now and then, Dtoid shines its Spotlight on a games-related artist, event, or place we'd like to share with you guys. Basically, we think this is awesome. Do you think it's awesome?] When Brent Black earned his master's de...

 
 
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Proof that Sleeping Dogs is actually the new Shenmue

Thanks to YouTuber DSimphony, we've uncovered the secret that Sega and Square Enix tried to slip past us. But gamers are an intelligent and resourceful bunch! Nothing escapes our gaze! So here you go: undeniable proof that Sleeping Dogs is...

 
 
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Fake Tetris movie is easily better than Battleship

Not that it's really all that difficult to make anything that's better than Battleship. This fake live-action Tetris trailer comes courtesy of Warialasky, the real-life GoldenEye bros. It perfectly encapsulates the essence of Tetris, right...

 
 
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Commander Shepard is king of sexy space song and dance

When it comes to fans and all the recent Mass Effect 3 hoopla, I have to quote Lumpy Space Princess: "Oh my glob, you guys! Drama bomb!" Let's everybody just chiiiiiiiiill, k? Chew on this for a while, please. Creative duo Screen Team pump...

 
 
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Commander Shepard could be a Disney villain

Random Encounters has just concocted a lovely ditty that celebrates the life and times of Commander Shepard. It's actually a spoof of one the greatest Disney villain songs of all time. Which one? Oh, you ought to be able to figure that out...

 
 
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Dtoid contributor Ian Bonds likes making musical parodies

Ian Bonds is a name you might have seen pop up a few times here on Dtoid. He's been a contributor for a while now, submitting reviews for games that might have slipped through the cracks. What you may not be aware of, however, is that he i...

 
 
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Cash-strapped Link pawns off the Triforce of Courage

Pawn Stars is a reality show here in the States about a family-owned pawn shop and all the characters who come in to sell their precious heirlooms for chump change. TheGameStation, creators of The Street Fighter drama series, has taken Paw...

 
 
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Offbeat Hall of Fame: Video Game Director's Cuts

[Offbeat Hall of Fame is a showcase of the cool, often bizarre products and media from years past that celebrate videogames and gamer culture.] The Internet was a wildly different place at the turn of the century. Social media hadn't taken ...

 
 
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Punch-out!! parody is a knockout

  I love Punch-out!! It doesn't matter if it's on the NES, SNES or Wii, the Punch-out!! series is by far the best boxing franchise ever created. When the iconic game made its triumphant return to the squared video game circle in 2009 I...

 
 




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I got too many JRPGs piling up I got Dragon Quest 11, Xenoblade Chronicles 2, Tales of Zestiria, Phantasy Star 1, and Persona 5 is coming out

 
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Hey does anyone remember that time Ubisoft, of all people, made a Naruto game and it was pretty good but for some reason never released in Japan? Why don’t we get more anime licensed games by western developers

 
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