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Retailers GameStop & GAME to produce 'Totaku' figurine series

U.S. retailer GameStop, as well as GAME Spain, have listed a selection of new figurines for pre-order. The toys, representing numerous gaming characters, are the first in a new range named Totaku, designed by in-house outfit ThinkGeek.The n...

 
 
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Video game music fest being held in the UK in January

A two-day celebration of video game music is set to take place next year at the UK's National Video Game Arcade in Nottingham.The "All Your Bass" event, which will be held in January 2018, will consist of a series of performances and Q&...

 
 
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What if UmJammer Lammy and Katy Kat were... closer

[Art bu Aulsa] As all good fans of PaRappa Headcanons already know, it's fun to think about ChopChop Master Onion making car noises when he's alone or when he's having a break, but did you know it's also fun to think about PaRappa char...

 
 
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Review: PaRappa the Rapper Remastered

Beloved PaRappa the Rapper -- the game credited with birthing the rhythm game genre -- has kicked and punched its way to the PS4 for its 20th anniversary. A vestige of its time, PaRappa represents a colorfully wacky, beanie-wearing, rap-hap...

 
 
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PaRappa the Rapper, LocoRoco, and Patapon remastered for PS4

That PaRappa game that was rated in Korea has been revealed as a remaster of the original game for PlayStation 4. LocoRoco and Patapon will also be getting PS4 remasters, as announced today at PSX. All three will play natively in 4K, a...

 
 
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A PaRappa the Rapper game has been rated in Korea

Whenever there's PaRappa news, our own Jonathan Holmes is on it -- and I'm grateful. I love this series, but Holmes seems to have his own personal radar for it. There have been rumblings for a new iteration for a long while, but the Korean ...

 
 
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Exclusive: A taste of the Tales of the Elements soundtrack

I got an unusual e-mail a few days ago. I'm not especially well versed in the subject matter, but I found it interesting, and hopefully you will too. Some of you might remember Jayson Napolitano, who used to run the "Note Worthy" and "The S...

 
 
 
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I'm glad I got PaRappa the Rapper 2 on PS4

PaRappa the Rapper 2 holds up so well! As you might have seen, the PlayStation 2 rhythm game became available this week on PS4. It's a classic tale about a rapping dog with a lifetime supply of noodles who really just wants a good burger, d...

 
 
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PaRappa the Rapper 2 hits PS4 next week

Sony has begun selling PlayStation 2 games on PlayStation 4 with Trophies and 1080p support. After that initial batch of titles, PaRappa the Rapper 2 is up next. It'll be available on Tuesday. It's unknown exactly how much this will cost --...

 
 
 
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Voice of PaRappa the Rapper petitions for a sequel

PaRappa the Rapper needs the world, and the world needs PaRappa the Rapper. A piddling two games is not enough for the floppy-eared dog, and no one feels that more strongly than the man behind the dog: Dred Foxx. Foxx recently reprised his ...

 
 
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PaRappa joins G-Unit in this Robot Chicken Video

PaRappa the Rapper and 50 Cent -- how much more amazing of a collaboration can you get? While the above video starts really slow, it gets pretty awesome fairly quickly. Give it a watch, whether you're a rap fan or not. Can you believe how ...

 
 
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Press Paws aims to save the animals with art and games

A few weeks ago on Sup Holmes, guest Mariel Cartwright (Skullgirls) teased her involvement with Press Paws- a videogame-themed gallery show to benefit What's Up Dog LA. Featured artists include Paul Roberstson, Jim Mahfood, Jeff Delga...

 
 
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It's a My Little Rhythm PaRappa Pony Heaven freak out

Rhythm Heaven Fever is my favorite game of 2012. I love Fez and Retro City Rampage and Fatal Frame 2 and many, many other games that were released this year, but none of them have made a permanent change to my daily life the way ...

 
 
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PaRappa designer not so happy about PS All-Stars' weapons

Artist Rodney Greenblat, best known for his character designs for PaRappa the Rapper and UmJammer Lammy, recently said in an interview that he is "not so happy" about our favorite rapping dog being in a battle game filled with weapons. ...

 
 
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gamescom: My dream: PJ Berri for PlayStation All-Stars

Do you know who PJ Berri is? He's PaRappa the Rapper's best friend. Think back to the bear with the half-open eyes and the crazy appetite (he probably smokes). He's cranky, stupid, mumbly and hilarious, and I think he would make for a fanta...

 
 
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Rumor: Details on Sony's Smash Bros inspired brawler

The rumors about a Smash Bros.-style 4-player fighting game featuring Sony mascots have been floating around since at least 2008. I've never taken any of them seriously. Still, when some particularly thought provoking bulletpoints on this p...

 
 
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I gotta believe! PaRappa could return on the Vita

Here's how much I love the PaRappa the Rapper franchise: When I see a used copy of any of the series games in a store, I rage. I play Unjammer Lammy on almost every flight I take, and I fly about 100,000 miles a year, so that's a lot. I pla...

 
 
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PaRappa The Rapper creator to play at Sydney Opera House

As you are no doubt aware, some videogame music can be incredible. Combine that with an equally amazing stage to perform it on and you've got something really unique. That's exactly what's happening on August 20 at the Sydney Opera House, w...

 
 
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Constructoid: Helping Nintendo to win back the hardcore

I'm kind of old, and my age has permitted me to follow "the console wars" since the Atari vs. Colecovision vs. Intellivision days. Videogames have evolved so much over the past 30 years. Witnessing that evolution has been an amazing experi...

 
 
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Constructoid: Helping the Xbox 360 to sell in Japan

Welcome everybody to Constructoid, a video series where a panel of videogame characters and myself engage in a (mostly) constructive critique of game developers, publishers, journalists, characters, and players. This is the first episode. ...

 
 
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Destructoid LIVE: The whole damn show

I had originally intended to finish posting Destructoid LIVE last Thursday, but AT&T decided I didn't need Internet. Now I'm back, and I come bearing gifts -- the whole damn show. If you've already been following the show throughout las...

 
 
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PaRappa creator reveals music game for iPhone, iPod

PaRappa the Rapper creator Masaya Matsura has announced his next project, an iPhone and iPod touch title called WINtA (or "War is Not The Answer"). The title is being developed with Triangle Studios pro bono for OneBigGame; the proceeds wil...

 
 




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