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Defunkt’s Classic C64 Zip Hoodie Review – Retro cool

Defunkt Commodore 64 Zip Hoodie
on Tue, Nov 2, 2010 | By Jeffrey L. Wilson

The Commodore brand may now be associated with a new generation of Windows-based PCs that may or may not hit the market, but for Gen Xers, it’s attached to nostalgic memories of the first home computer they’ve ever used: The Commodore 64. Now they can literally wear the C64 love on their sleeves with Defunkt’s Classic C64 Zip Hoodie. Priced at $49.99, the...

8-bit Antoine Dodson makes you run ‘n tell that

8-bit Antoine Dodson
on Mon, Nov 1, 2010 | By Jeffrey L. Wilson

  Internet memes are generally good for a chuckle or two during their initial buzz, but like “Chocolate Rain” and “Double Rainbow,” I just can’t get enough of “Bedroom Intruder Song”. The Gregory Brothers/Dodson  auto-tuned “collabo” set the Web on fire and even cracked the Billboard Hot 100, which means it was only...

Mike Haggar possibly leaked as MvC3 character

on Mon, Nov 1, 2010 | By Laurie-Anne Vazquez

Take a look at this, folks: Does that strongman in the background look like Mike Haggar to you? You know, one of the best video game politicians of all time? It should – because it is! Taken at Capcom’s Halloween party, the picture clearly shows an image of Mike Haggar on the desktop in the background.  Haggar’s arm is also on the screen on the right hand side of the...

Halloween Games: Death in video games

on Sat, Oct 30, 2010 | By Jeffrey L. Wilson

Halloween’s arrival at the tail end of the month, the releases of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow and Haunted House, and our very own look at video game vampires has brought grim shadows to the gray matter–death particularly. This could very well venture into my own personal demons of growing older, but I’ll keep the opines focused on the topic at hand: death...

Smurfs’ Village Headed to an App Store Near You

on Fri, Oct 29, 2010 | By Thomas Rivas

Yesterday, Capcom announced that it’s been working on a Smurfs social game for Apple’s pocket devices. Here’s an excerpt from their release: In anticipation of next summer’s 3D live-action/animated family comedy The Smurfs, Capcom® Mobile, a leading developer and publisher of video games, today announced that it will be releasing a social network game...

Tron: Legacy and Epic Mickey Accessories

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on Fri, Oct 29, 2010 | By Thomas Rivas

As you read in our Epic Mickey post earlier this year, Performance Designed Products (PDP) has developed a limited edition collection of accessories for Disney’s upcoming Epic Mickey and Tron: Legacy titles. Well thanks to our friends over at PDP, we’re able to bring you images of the final products in their packaging before they hit shelves next month. Both lines...

Super Mario All-Stars gets the Limited Edition treatment

on Thu, Oct 28, 2010 | By Tim Torres

Starting December 12th, American fans can buy a limited edition copy of Super Mario All-Stars for the Wii in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the chubby, red plumber. Retailing for $29.99, the collection includes Super Mario Bros., Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels, Super Mario Bros. 2 and Super Mario Bros. 3. Though the collection lacks Super Mario World and various...

Video Games Live 2: Level 2 hits Blu-ray, DVD, CD

Video Games Live
on Tue, Oct 26, 2010 | By Laurie-Anne Vazquez

If you’re like me, and you kicked yourself for missing out on Video Games Live: Level 2 at E3 2010, STOP KICKING! The most high profile and well-praised video game concert in the world is headed straight for your television set – on DVD (or BLU-RAY if you’re fancy; CD if you’re not). The first ever DVD outing for the famed concert event, Video Games Live: Level 2 crams...

Back to the Future: The Game pre-order comes with lots of goodies

on Mon, Oct 25, 2010 | By Jeffrey L. Wilson

Great, Scott! Today, Telltale Games announced the platforms and pricing for its highly-anticipated Back to the Future: The Game. Available on both Mac and PC, the adventure title is set to break the time space continuum in December, followed shortly by the arrival of the game in the near future on PS3 and iPad. The Mac and PC versions of Back to the Future: The Game are up...

X-List: The Best NES mods of all time

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on Sun, Oct 24, 2010 | By Becki Lee Chiasson

October 18, 2010 marked the 25th anniversary of the NES’s launch in the United States. To celebrate, we’ve compiled a list of the top 5 modded NESes. Naturally, we’d only recommend modding non-functioning systems — after 25 years, that console feels like family! But what you do with your NES is up to you. So, without further ado, here are your top 5 modded NESes: #5...


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