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Joystiq Original Hip-hop: Welcome Back (To The Stage of History)

Anyone who's listened to my long, incoherent rambles on The Joystiq Show knows that I love fighting games more than most things that exist. What you may not know, however, is that my love for a good combo is rivaled only by my desire to spit sick verses over fly jams. So, when Joystiq's Alexander...

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PAX exhibitors revealed, Star Wars fans should start lining up now

The Penny Arcade Expo exhibitor list is in, and it's a hefty one with nearly 100 attendees scheduled to visit the Seattle gaming convention. Gamers can expect plenty of hands-on action with the hottest (and probably not so hot) games of the year, including a slew of panels and special...

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Joystiq goes to i am 8-bit

Last night was the opening night shindig for the latest i am 8-bit show, and it was by far their biggest event yet. We arrived early as part of a press event to mill around and quietly take photos, but by 9PM the place was packed with people checking out the art, listening to the whomping sounds...

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Nerdcore Rising throws down with trailer

A documentary showcasing the darlings of white boy hip-hop, Nerdcore Rising takes you along for a ride with the "Godfather of Nerdcore" MC Frontalot on his first national tour. To the uninitiated, nerdcore is what happens when you splice hard rhymes about Dungeons & Dragons with smooth beats...

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Wiimote lightsabers (oh, and a music video)

When someone records an EP called We Wiish You a Merry Christmas, we tend to pay attention (emphasis ours). We are, y'know, Wii Fanboys, after all. And we'd like to tell you that it's filled with great songs and that they'll make your holidays brighter, whatever they may be, and will ensure peace...

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mc chris breaks out the Kingdom Farts

Nerdcore rapper and Adult Swim vet mc chris's latest album dungeon master of ceremonies "might be the most cram-packed with game references to date," according to Joystiquer Scott Jon Siegel. In addition to nerd-tacular titles like "F.T.W.," "Wiid" (note: lyrics have nothing to do with Nintendo),...

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MC Frontalot busts rhymes, nerdcore style, at PAX

Nerdcore hip-hop, an accurate term if ever there was one. MC Frontalot and his crew are the rock stars every nerd dreamt of being when they weren't getting punched in the stomach and looted for their lunch money. The platform we're typing this on is being sonically assaulted by waves of bass,...

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