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Gravity Rush's love affair with the 'bande dessinee' art style

Gravity Rush's art draws heavily from the Franco-Belgian comic book style bande dessinee, which is marked by exaggerating elements that the reader should pay the most attention to. For Gravity Rush, this means creating a large, lush world with multiple, vertical layers and buildings, done with a...

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Prelude to punches: 11 gameplay videos for Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3

First Soulcalibur 5, and now Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3? We don't know what the French have done to get into such good graces with Japan's fighting game developers, but we're going to start taking notes. We want in on some of this pre-release expo-match lovin'. While we're out buying...

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Puddle preview: Liquid assets

Discovered among the demo units at Konami's pre-E3 event yesterday, sandwiched in between much less surprising titles like Burgertime: World Tour and Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour (with names as generic as their gameplay) was Puddle, an intriguing little game wrapped around a splashy concept. ...

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Real-life Mario Kart prankster returns to the track

French prankster Rémi Gaillard is back to play some more real-life Mario Kart, and he's just as fearless as ever, throwing bananas and turtle shells at cars while zipping around dressed up like the world's favorite plumber. The sound effects really sell this one -- next time you get pulled...

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Half-Minute Hero can't rescue Quebec

If you're looking for a UMD version of Half-Minute Hero in Quebec, stop trying. A Destructoid reader looking for the game was surprised it had skipped a release altogether in the Canadian province -- and it's all thanks to the law. "Canadian distribution is always tricky because of the bilingual...

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Tour de France 2009: The Official Game pedals onto Xbox Live

Forget about watching the seemingly infinite amount of stages roll by as Lance Armstrong attempts to win his eighth yellow jersey in the world's most famous bicycle race. Do it yourself! And by yourself we mean using nothing more than your fingers and thumbs when Tour de France 2009: The Official...

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Man plays Mario Kart with real motorists in France

While we'd never suggest doing Mario Kart in real life like this yourself, we have to admit that it's pretty darn hilarious. Even though a minivan or truck could squash young prankster Rémi Gaillard with ease, we commend him for coming up with such a great idea. Oh, and for having the kind...

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Zut Alors! Canadian Gears 2 LE ships with art book in French only

Ayoye! Les joueurs Canadiens qui parle pas le français sont en criss. D'après les bonhomme des forums d'Epic, ceux qui ont acheté l'édition limitée de "Gears of War 2" ont découvert les manuelle d'instruction ont été écrits...

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Oh, Canada Wii's home and native land

Hey, grab a Molson and pull up a comfortable ice block and listen up. The AP is reporting that the Wii has become the first system to reach a million units sold in Canada. That's like one system for every two people or so you've got up there, eh? We're guessing it's because the pearly white...

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Une semaine avec My French Coach: Day Seven

Notre semaine avec Ubisoft's My French Coach est arrivée, malheureusement, à la fin. That is to say, in properly worded and conjugated English (because I'm sure the French was terrible ... or it was before commenter Rodac helpfully corrected it!), our week with the recently released...

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