The Weekend Hotness: Steampunked

I sure do love the weird takes artists give to iconic videogame characters. 

Jim talks about a difficult subject, Ben looks at Indie Games, Ashley had a lovely article on Ness from Earthbound, the new FNF is coming, Penny Arcade’s Cardboard Tube Samurai is playable in Tekken 6 and plenty more happened on 06/21/09.

Destructoid Originals:
A difficult subject
Weekend Destructainment: Play us off, Keyboard Cat
Discountoid: Xbox Live, HAWX, Lego Indy and more!
The ticking clock on Xbox LIVE Indie Games
My Father the Phone: A tribute to Ness’s dad
Best of the Network this week
#FNF is a luxurious destination moms love
This Week in the Community: Cubone bone bone bone
Games of the week for 05/21/09: B.C. edition

Community:

Untapped Potential: Stop breaking my balls
My Steampunk love letter to Destructoid
Community blogs of 06/21/09
Community blogs of 06/20/09
Forum of the day: Ghostbusters

Reviews:
Eduardo the Samurai Toaster

Contests:
And the proud winner of a brand new Steampunk PC is…

News:
Penny Arcade’s Cardboard Tube Samurai a playable in Tekken 6
God of War III’s site relaunches, has more war in it
Hamsters vs. Humans dance-off in Home tonight
Lars Von Trier’s Antichrist getting the game treatment
Fat Princess gets fat delay
Germany wants to stop the Austrian internet
The real reason we can’t have nice things
Mass Effect appears on Games on Demand, then quickly pulled
Fan voting selects Kobe jersey-tugging shot for NBA 2K10 box
Owning RapeLay might be a federal offense
Lord of the Rings Online not merging servers, still growing
GameStop says no market for digital distribution until 2014
Confirmed: Wolfenstein will have a Nazi hospital
PlayStation 3 version of Left 4 Dead 2 listed by EA (Update)
New details on PS3’s motion control make it sound less sucky
NECA making BioShock toys, wants Brutal Legend next
Olivia Munn’s vagina discussed, attempted to be photographed
Ed Boon reveals rig used to animate Goro in original MK
Thompson: GTA is as bad an epidemic as polio
Sacred 2 still getting support
Ideas for a new Canvas Curse or things we’ll never see?
MTV True Life to cover game addiction, wants you
Athletes talk Wii Sports Resort

Offbeat:
Things made out of paper should not be this awesome
Real life Mario with 100 percent less creepy

Media:

Stephen Colbert demoes the Ex-Xbox
Dynasty Warriors 6 Empires has some videos
Hands-on with Pokemon Scramble and the death of a friendship
Bayonetta performing fifty combos and getting her arse out
Crazy Dragon Quest IX commercial is disturbingly truthful

Hamza Aziz