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Contest: Win Double Kick Heroes for Steam

Contest is life. Contest is love. Contest is metal. Win a copy of Double Kick Heroes. Every now and again a note gets slid under my office door here at Destructoid HQ (AKA my mom's basement) that has a game on it I just know you degenerates...

 
 
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Tenacious D announced a followup to the Pick of Destiny

The best band ever PERIOD, Tenacious D, are currently in the sixth year of their six-year cycle of a new album release and with the imminent release of Post-Apocalypto some more information is coming out about what the new album will be....

 
 
 
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Duane & BrandO's remastered LP is ready for yo' bawls

It's been almost a year since the comedy rock-rap duo of "8-Bit Duane " Zuwala and "The Amazing BrandO" Lackey made peace with each other following a very intense falling out. Back in the studio as The Adventures of Duane & BrandO, the...

 
 
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World 1-2: Encore offers more world-class game arranges

World 1-2 was pretty amazing. If you didn't snatch it up when it was first released, do realize that you have been missing out on a masterful collaboration of professional game composers and enthusiast arrangers, with contributions from the...

 
 
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Rock and piano covers of the Mighty No. 9 theme

Is anyone else playing and replaying the Mighty No. 9 Kickstarter video and jamming out to the theme song? Because that is totally what I'm doing. It's so great to hear Mega Man 1 composer Manami Matsumae hard at work again, bringing a ret...

 
 
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SICK NASTY! Check this rockin' Mega Man X fan medley

Self-taught Chilean guitarist Satou Brainchild was inspired by Video Games Live in Santiago to spend several months assembling a medley of tunes from the first five Mega Man X games, i.e. the PROPER series before Capcom f*cked up the canon...

 
 
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Latest Anamanaguchi music video sends pizza into space

You may have heard that chip rockers Anamanaguchi have a new album, Endless Fantasy, in the works. The musical neon riders previously uploaded a video for the song "Meow" off the album, and now they follow up with one for the title track i...

 
 
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Arc returns to their roots with Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN-

When Arc Systems Works created BlazBlue, many assumed that Guilty Gear as we knew it was over. Guilty Gear 2: Overture certainly wasn't very encouraging. Well surprise surprise, Guilty Gear is back, with series co-creator Daisuke...

 
 
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Pray at the altar of NES chiptune metal with Diad

Chiptunes are cool and all, but you know me -- I gotta have that little extra edge. When chip music emulates face-melting metal, it's one of the nine most beautiful things in the world (maybe some day I'll tell you what the other eight are)...

 
 
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Chiptunes = WTFLOL!? Non-chip covers of chip jams

[Update: The album is live! Hit up the Bandcamp page to get your free jams!] If you are a big chiptune nut, you've probably heard me make mention of "Chiptunes = WIN," a chip appreciation group that has released three free collections of or...

 
 
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Super game composer collab World 1-2 is out

A couple weeks ago, Jayson Napolitano buzzed a gusher about World 1-2, a landmark music project organized by Mohammed Taher's Koopa Soundworks and Dj CUTMAN's GameChops net labels. They gathered some of the best music talents throughout gam...

 
 
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Link goes metal in Ledjent of Zelda

From Ryan "Mega Beardo" Postlethwait, the man who brought us the Castlevania concept album Belmont, comes a modern metal re-imagining of the original NES Zelda soundtrack. At a mere four tracks in length, Ledjent of Zelda just pops in, roc...

 
 
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Get milky with OC ReMix's Kirby Super Star album

How can I help you, King DeDeDe?I NEED A MONSTAH TO CLOBBER DAT DERE KIR-BEH! Game music arrangement repository OverClocked ReMix has released Milky Way Wishes: A Kirby Super Star Tribute, a project that has spent a dizzying eight years in...

 
 
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Check out this sick 11-minute NES chiptune rock medley

Guitarist Psycho Crusher, whose amazing rock arrangements I've shared numerous times in the past, originally composed this latest jam with the intent to play it live as a full band. Instead, he decided to turn it into a chiptune medley com...

 
 
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The top ten Contra songs OF ALL TIME

Castlevania. Mega Man. And finally, Contra. With this, my holy trinity is complete. In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the greatest run and gun videogame series ever, Allistair Pinsof ranked the top five Contra games. But what is a g...

 
 
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Mini-MAGFest! Game Over Austin on February 3

MAGFest 11 has come and gone, but as James Hetfield once said, the memory remains. Why should we have to wait a whole year for the next event, though? Why can't MAGFest be every day, or at least every few weeks? MAGFest organizers have begu...

 
 
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Armcannon 3: LegVacuum 2 is out, is so money

Videogame / television cover band -- and real sexy American boys -- Armcannon announced back in November the impending release of their third full-length album. If you attended MAGFest this past weekend, you had a chance to purchase the new...

 
 
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Last year's chiptune album Preschtale gets remixed, baby

A year ago, chiptune artist C-jeff produced a very spiffy chip album entitled Preschtale. The seven-track release was inspired by several progressive rock bands, and the result was very "space-y," for lack of a better word. The album has in...

 
 
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New VGM supergroup Lords of Thunder to debut at MAGFest

You won't just find old faves performing at MAGFest. Sometimes, new bands will take to the stage! Lords of Thunder is a supergroup that consists of Mike Villalobos and John Pike from Descendants of Erdrick, Mateo Marshall from Those Who Fi...

 
 
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The Megas tease second MM3 album with a new single

This past June, after a four-year spell, Mega Man cover band The Megas finally unleashed the official follow-up to their debut album. Whereas Get Equipped was based on Mega Man 2, History Repeating: Blue was naturally based on Mega Man 3. B...

 
 
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Mega Man music fans, We are ROCK-MEN! 2 is now available

Mega Man junkies out there probably remember the release of the original We are ROCK-MEN! CD, featuring arranged rock songs across the Mega Man and Mega Man X series (plus one Mega Man Legends song). Well, it seems as if the team isn't don...

 
 
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Goku is Cut Man! Cut Man is Goku!

On December 19, yet another Mega Man tribute album will be dropping in Japan. Entitled ROCKMAN HOLIC, it is a 16-track collection of vocal arrangements that spans the entire Classic series plus a couple of X numbers. I recently shared the ...

 
 
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Pew pew pew! VGdrum busts through Mega Man X3

Pixelitis' Patrick Kulikowski, who moonlights as the elusive yet ever-vigilant VGdrummer, is excited for Mega's 25th anniversary just like the rest of us. With his mad skills, he celebrates with another incredible drum cover, this time of ...

 
 




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ChandlerS04

My top NES/FC games while Im thinking about it: Faria, FF III, DuckTales, Megaman 2, Batman, Zelda 2, Castlevania II, Battletoads, Mario 3, and Maniac I know a lot of people frown on CV and Zelda 2 but hey, I grew up with Segas next!

 
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Went to get cat food at target and happened to see last Into the Spider-Verse bluray copy with EXCLUSIVE Target mini so I impulse bought I also muttered under my breath Damn you target which made the old lady in front of me turn

 
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The only thing worth a damn from New Doom Eternal I worry that the game might lean too far in to power fantasy Ultra Violence in Doom 2016 was perfect, so I hope the team remembers that Doom should not be 100% mow and

 
GetNekKid

This game has been a huge rollercoaster ride ever since it got A roller coaster that has no rails, and the seats can eject you randomly, making you fall to your doom and crashing your the real though, the customization is keeping me in

 
TheLimoMaker

Im sick as all Literally recovered from illness not three weeks ago and now Ive got what I had previously except more Thanks bacteria you f*****g

 
ChandlerS04

Megaman 2 or 3? Fallout 3 or New Vegas? Final Fantasy 6 or 7? Is Castlevania II and Zelda II some of your favorites on the NES?

 
Parismio

I definitely wont be using stadia since my service has a

 
Boxman214

The Spider-Verse Blu Ray has a Spider Ham short! Its delightful!

 
Seymour

Well, this is only the most badass thing Ive ever I didnt know Kirkhope could play the guitar like that!

 
 

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