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There's a Dark Souls III promotion involving chicken wings for some reason

UK restaurant chain MeatLiquor is teaming up with Namco Bandai to mark the release of Dark Souls III the only way that makes sense; With a hot wings eating challenge. Starting on April 4, the contest will require partici...   read

 
 
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Target Australia

Target Australia is wrapping R18+ games in the equivalent of brown paper

I remember reading once about how retailers voluntarily censored the album cover of hair metal doofuses, Ratt's, Out of the Cellar. The image of a feline Tawny Kitaen creeping towards a cellar door in black leather was just too much for the...   read

 
 
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ESPN LoL
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ESPN tries to be hip with the LoL kids

I know the general response to ESPN's embarrassing attempts at referencing League of Legends will be cutting snark, and I get that. They are painfully out of touch and trying too hard. But I also can't help but find it kind of end...   read

 
 
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Bubsy on Greenlight
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#SaveBubsy

Almost did a spit-take when I saw this slide into my inbox today. Apparently, Retroism is on the quest to save Bubsy (yes, the platforming feline with radical CATtitude) and wants your help to do it. They're re-releasing two of Bubsy's &ldq...   read

 
 
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Undertale on TV
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Undertale is too demonic and evil for the 700 Club

[Header image by Nibroc-Rock.] Undertale, one of my favorite games released this year, made a very unlikely appearance recently on the 700 Club, a Christian television program hosted by Pat Robertson. The show received a question from a vie...   read

 
 
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Celebrate flosstober with 'Luigi's Mansion With Lyrics'

Internet impresario brentalfloss has done it again, taking yet another videogame theme song and adding his incomparable lyrical styling to it. For his yearly Halloween event (which he dubs "flosstober") he's taken the music -- that is, the...   read

 
 
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PS4 launch title Basement Crawl is UNICYCLE CLOWN BEAST!

OH MY GOD IS THAT A BABY CLOWN MONSTER ON A UNICYCLE WHY IS THAT A BABY CLOWN MONSTER ON A UNICYCLE JESUS CHRIST WHAT IS GOING ON NOW!? This is concept art for a PlayStation 4 launch title, Basement Crawl. The name is tantalizing, the artwo...   read

 
 
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Nintendo 64
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You'll never look at a N64 controller the same way again

[Update: Now with the original video! Thanks, Kotaku!] The Internet does things to things that makes you think weird things about your favorite things. (Via Gugogif's Tumblr)   read

 
 
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Watch what you click
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Blatant Pokemon ripoff asks for absurd amounts of money

A little iOS game that goes by the catchy name of Super Monster Bros by Adventure Time Pocket Free Games is a glaring Pokemon ripoff, but that's hardly its most unsavory feature. This freemium rubbish is most notable for try...   read

 
 
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Every (Japanese) GBA cartridge ever released for sale

Wouldn't it be cool to own every Game Boy Advance cartridge ever? It's still one of my favorite systems, and I've become obsessed with owning as many carts as possible these last few years. Trips to Japan have me bringing back mint boxes fo...   read

 
 


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You can wear a GameStop costume in Shin Megami Tensei 4

I had a feeling that we'd see some version of the Japanese promotional DLC costumes for Shin Megami Tensei 4 here in North America. Japan had several different retailer-themed downloadable costumes for the game's protagonist. Now,...   read

 
 
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FarmVille

Um, what? Brett Ratner is making a FarmVille cartoon

Listen to the bear. Brett Ratner Boards ‘FarmVille’ Animated Series [Deadline]   read

 
 
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The Wavy Tube Man Chronicles is out now on Windows 8

You guys remember FMV games, right? Well, even I remember them, and I'm the resident baby here at Destructoid. FMVs were interactive movies that, you guessed it, used full-motion videos. Think Dragon's Lair but with real actors on real set...   read

 
 
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Football, videogames, music, and sex converge at last

If you didn't have one yet, prepare to get a full-on chub after watching this video. British electronic outfit Hot Chip has a knack for making some awkward hilarious music videos but their latest for single "Don't Deny Your Heart" may take...   read

 
 
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Spin the Bottle Wii U is ... what? Seriously, what?

[Update: Indie Games has more details on this bizarre social experience and notes how it shares a conceptual resemblance with Johann Sebastian Joust.] During my regular browse of NeoGAF to see if they'd said anything mean about me so I cou...   read

 
 
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Commander Shepard, WTF is wrong with your face?!

Tomopop reviewed the new Play Arts Kai figure of Commander Shepard. It costs $64.99. Tomopop Review: Play Arts Kai Commander Shepard [Tomopop]   read

 
 
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The PS Vita is like a headless lady with four breasts?

According to a promotional ad in France, the PlayStation Vita is comparable to a woman with no head and four breasts, two of which jut agonizingly from her back like a pair of malevolent tumors.  What are we to glean from this? That th...   read

 
 
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Game dev writes off single-player as a mere 'gimmick'

In a statement that may cause the weaker-minded to crumble into a pile of insane confusion, Gogogic CEO Jonas Antonsson has declared that solo gaming experiences are nothing but a gimmick and not what games are supposed to be. Wha...   read

 
 
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Warning: this kids' Spyro costume is f*cking nightmarish!

Behold! The LORD's cruelest joke! Cast out from Heaven, rejected by Hell, and feared by the realm of mortals. The rules of nature apply not to this misshapen beast, for it is wrought of no natural element. It exists without existence, it li...   read

 
 
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BioShock creator Ken Levine is playable in XCOM

In dark times, pray upon your gaming gods and you shall receive redemption. Or, at least, Ken Levine.Irrational Games founder and BioShock creator Levine makes a cameo in Firaxis Games' XCOM reboot as a hidden hero character. Alongside Levi...   read

 
 
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Raiders of the Lost Ark: Now available as a 16-bit GIF!

In what has to be one of the longest, most laborious GIFs I've ever come across, Pixel Masher has recreated Raiders of the Lost Ark in a 897-frame image file. Even better, it's now modeled as a 16-bit adventure game. It's like the LucasArts...   read

 
 
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TGS: And the winner of 2012's 'WTF Japan Award!?!' is ...

Food Practice System! After last year's Mommy Tummy, I assumed we'd have seen the last of the Serious Game developer group, but here we are with an even crazier, more inventive game that is both genius and hilariously goofy. Food Practice S...   read

 
 
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Warren Spector denies Glenn Beck rabbit ears at event

Glenn Beck is a political talk show host who is hard to love for many. Some might say, he is a loud-mouthed liar who loves to exaggerate and sensationalize for attention. You may be able to understand then why game designer Warren Spector d...   read

 
 
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Black Mesa will come out September 14, world is ending

The President of the United States of America: "Good evening, men and women of America. At 5:42 PST, today, our elite crew of internet lurkers spotted a post from Black Mesa Source Project Leader Carlos Montero on the mod's official message...   read

 
 
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New DSi colors coming this week for some reason

Yes, Nintendo DSi, and not 3DS or even DSi XL. Just DSi. New colors. For some reason. Out of nowhere, Nintendo of America dropped a TwitPic on their Twitter feed showing of the upcoming Matte Red and Matte Blue DSi systems hitting retailers...   read

 
 
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