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Black Mesa's Xen level looks so dang good

Valve is never making another Half-Life game. Okay? We've all come to terms with that, right? So, here's the next best thing. In honor of Half-Life's 20th anniversary, Black Mesa developer Crowbar Collective has released the...

 
 
 
 
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You can now make Master Chief fight Crono in Card Sagas Wars

Approximately two weeks ago the massive sprite-based crossover fangame Card Sagas Wars spontaneously re-emerged with a public release. As of July 1, CSW has released and received two content updates. Developers Ahruon and Orkimedes reiterat...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: The gift of fanfic

Fan fiction. These two words, hair-raising to the average individual, nonetheless apply to a variety of things that do appeal to a large audience. Between the oddity of the Frasierverse, to these confusing Minecraft books for kids, to the r...

 
 
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Mega Man Maker does what Capcom didn't

Years back Capcom was set to release a Mega Man level creator project that pre-dated Nintendo's Mario Maker called Mega Man Universe. Given the massive history Capcom could have drawn from (think of say, Battle Network assets...

 
 
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Mega Man Arena promises Super Smash-esque combat

My first real web project (that wasn't a DBZ fansite I coded with rudimentary HTML) was a Mega Man hub I started with a good friend of mine as kids. I provided most of the content (guides, news) with some coding support and he did the ...

 
 
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Five fan projects that should be on your radar

Unfortunately, the customer isn't always right when it comes to video games. Projects get cancelled, games only see a release in certain regions, and obviously brilliant ideas never come to fruition. Luckily for the rest of us, some fa...

 
 
 
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Check out this fan-made 'sequel' to Zombies Ate My Neighbors

Zombies Ate My Neighbors (or "Zombies" as it was retitled here) is one of my top five SNES games. Despite a few odd flaws, I loved it then and now. I get a kick out of its theme, great soundtrack, fun sprites and frantic co-op gameplay. Pub...

 
 
 
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English translation underway for Mega Man ZX Prequel

Mega Man games never stop. Capcom might, outside of collections and anniversary editions, but fans won't. Earlier this year another fairly big project came to the surface called Mega Man ZX Prequel, a Chinese-developed fan game that took pl...

 
 
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AM2R developer gets hired at Moon Studios

The saga of Nintendo versus various fan games has been a hot topic for a lot of people. While Nintendo may hold all the legal rights to own and distribute their IPs, what is the harm in a free fan game floating around? If anything, it build...

 
 
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Blizzard shut down fan-run World of Warcraft server

A fan-created server, which intended to emulate WoW's popular 2007 Burning Crusade expansion pack, has been closed within hours of going live by Blizzard Entertainment.The server, a four year work-in-progress by creator Gummy52, was hoping ...

 
 
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Mega Man fan game will let you create your own levels

Mario Maker was an amazing game, in fact, it's the only reason my Wii U is still hooked up at my desk. If you're like me you've spent a lot of time thinking about what other franchises deserve this sort of level creator fare.  At ...

 
 
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Review: Oceanhorn: Monster of Uncharted Seas

It isn't often here at Destructoid that we don't review a game that has been released for almost four years across seven platforms, but Oceanhorn is one of those cases. This Zelda-like started out as an iOS game way back in the age of Obama...

 
 
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A Halo fan game lives on with the approval of 343 Industries

Fan games are always just a cease and desist away from being dashed into oblivion. We see it all the time. Companies have a legal interest in protecting their properties, and unilaterally shutting down fan games is often the only plausible ...

 
 
 
 
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Black Mesa suffers another delay, Xen to be added in December

The development path of the fan made Half-Life remake, Black Mesa, has been rocky. Being greenlit on Steam years before actually appearing on the service, Crowbar Collective, the dev team behind the game, has been promising to add the infam...

 
 
 




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Just moved in to my new apartment a couple of days Entering into this separation with my wife was a mutual decision, so thats Its my first time living alone and so far Im enjoying

 
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