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Take out your Flappy Bird frustration with Squishy Bird

Flappy Bird, the came-out-of-nowhere flyaway hit on Android and iOS, has you guiding a little bird through a gauntlet of horrible pipes. If it's driving you up the wall, you might prefer Squishy Bird, a free-to-play online game where you control the pipes instead, and attempt to squash as many of...

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Grand Theft Auto 5 promotional materials, in-game locations leak out

Retailers running preorders for Grand Theft Auto 5 (which is coming out in spring 2013) were supposed to wait until November 5 to give away any promotional items. Pictures of what appears to be a little keychain image viewer have leaked, both revealing that as a pre-order bonus for the game and...

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We can't tell if Molydeux is doing the work for Molyneux, or it's the other way around

Peter Molyneux's first experimental title with 22 Cans is Curiosity, a potentially million-player title that has people chip away at a cube until one person hits the final piece and uncovers the ultimate secret inside. Peter Molydeux, a digital parody of Molyneux, has created a trailer for...

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Peter Molydeux is not Peter Molyneux, and other revelations

For all its rainbow-trail-cat-in-space silliness, the internet isn't always kind to parody. Take Peter Molydeux, for example. Did you know that he is not, in fact, Peter Molyneux? Did you just read that sentence again? The amusing (and slightly tragic) video above spells it out: The silly,...

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The Simpsons go to 'E4'

The opening scene of last night's Simpsons episode brought the family to the "Expensive Electronic Entertainment Expo" (or "E4," a joke that works even better if you realize the writers forgot about the existence of E For All). You'll have to wait eight days or so to see the episode on Hulu if...

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Bastion narrator takes a hilarious journey through other games

What happens when Bastion's ever-present contextual narrator lands in some of gaming's most famous titles? Pure hilarity, as seen in the Dorkly-crafted video above....

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Saints Row: The Third trailer mocks the big boys

We trust you can effortlessly conjure up the identities of this trailer's targets....

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Parody tweeter 'PeterMolydeux' once applied for work at Lionhead

You are following @petermolydeux on Twitter, right? The always pondering parody of the eminent game developer (that imagines things like a "racing game where you only have 2 speeds," or "a creature who can only eat bullets for survival") is one of our favorite characters on the service -- and it...

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Dragon Quest X has usage fees, requires Internet connection; does not require an NES

Yesterday, Square Enix provided early indication that there would be a periodic fee for online play of Dragon Quest X. A FAQ on Square Enix's website confirms it. As translated by Google, "Yes, if you connect to online play will be required to pay the additional fee." The FAQ also noted that...

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Hero's Adventure will shake your RPG faith to its core in three minutes

Hero's Adventure is a new mini-RPG from developer Terry Cavanaugh, maker of the popular VVVVVV and the art game Don't Look Back. The game's only about three minutes long, but it'll make you rethink everything you know about RPGs from the old-school era. Just go play it – we won't ruin it...

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