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LittleBigPlanet 2 recreated delightfully with cardboard, cloth, and paper

The latest episode of the Show About Games Show features one of the most adorable things our jaded, bitter eyes have ever seen: a recreation of a LittleBigPlanet level, done with Sackboy dolls and hand-made, LBP-ish crafts. Also, some human hands, though that sounds creepier than it actually is....

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Zero Punctuation lovity love loves Duke Nukem Forever

It's finally happened! Zero Punctuation's Yahtzee speaks glorificously about a title without the distinct smell of [edited] having been [edited] in his [edited] by someone from Valve or Double Fine. Duke Nukem Forever is the masterpiece that made the once bad boy of game reviews open his heart and...

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Bees terrorize GameStop employees, various New Yorkers

We've only got so many words here to explain a story of bee terror, and as such, we promise to keep the bee puns to an absolute minimum. Here goes nothing! At a GameStop this weekend in Union Square, NYC, a bee infestation forced the employees to shut down the store and call for help. One bee-leag...

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D&D co-creator Dave Arneson in hospice care [update 2]

[Update 2: Joystiq has learned that Mr. Arneson passed away on Tuesday, April 7. Our condolences to his friends and family.] Dave Arneson, half of the duo -- the other half being Gary Gygax -- that created influential tabletop RPG Dungeons & Dragons, passed away earlier today is still alive "i...

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Zero Punctuation vs. Oblivion [Update]

Update: We're experiencing issues with the embedded video player from The Escapist. To watch the video you can click through to Zero Punctuation's section of The Escapist site by clicking the image above. Zero Punctuation has decided to reach into a bag marked, "Games History Deemed Better Than Lif...

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Zero Punctuation is an army of one in Army of Two

The normally solitary Yahtzee (he is a PC snob after all) takes on Army of Two this week, a game designed to be played co-op -- so we already know this is going to end badly. After becoming frustrated with his computer partner's AI, he decides to invite a friend over and proceeds to become frustrat...

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Zero Punctuation hunts Turok and other FPSs

Zero Punctuation tries to be helpful this week by beating Turok with blunt vocabulary and attempting to help other first person shooter developers not make the same mistakes. The six minor points Yahtzee lays out ask shooters not to be cheap imitations of Halo, which itself is a cheap knock-off of...

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Zero Punctuation review of Super Mario Galaxy confirms death wish

Yahtzee has said before he's not all too happy with Nintendo's formulaic habits during his Phantom Hourglass review and now cements it with his take on Super Mario Galaxy. It also cements that his bunker in Uluru better be well fortified with an army made up of the other eight Mario-haters on the ...

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