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Artist Omocat's surreal RPG Omori channels its inner Earthbound

Omori, a "surreal, exploration, horror RPG" from webcomic artist Omocat bears fleeting similarities to popular games like Nintendo's Earthbound, which may be what pushed it past its $22,000 goal on Kickstarter in just over one day. Omori has players traveling between two worlds, exploring...

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Weekly Webcomic Wrapup thinks brevity is the sole of wit

... We might have an improper homonym there. We're all a bit worn out (har) from the multitude of conferences this weekend and had to kick (har) this to the until tonight. Here are our picks for the week's best game-related webcomics, be sure to vote for your favorite! The Third Pillar (Castle...

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Zero Punctuation draws out the webcomic template

This week's Zero Punctuation takes a long, hard and ironic look at the glut of gaming webcomics. Yes, Yahtzee fully realizes the hypocrisy of his words, but that's not going to stop him from flinging poo and keeping those traffic numbers high. We imagine it getting weird when Yahtzee's piece about...

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Penny Arcade discovers Pokemon, already knew how to curse

Here's something for the grown-up Pokémon fans: after checking out Pokémon Battle Revolution at the Nintendo Media Summit, Gabe and Tycho were struck by a sudden bout of Pokémania (the uncontrollable compulsion to be the very best, like no one ever was). They both became hooked...

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Kochalka not too cool for Miis

We hear a lot about mainstream coverage of the Wii, but what about non-mainstream coverage? The Mii Channel is so much fun that even indie cartoonist James Kochalka wants in on the "HEY LOOK AT MY MIIS" fun, posting a series of Mii creations to his diary comic American Elf . His Mii creations veer...

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Joystiq interviews Penny Arcade's Gabe and Tycho

Just about this time a week ago, we were watching the final two Omeganauts do battle in Tetris ... actually, it was more of a slaughter, but we'll leave that up to the history books. Shortly after the show was over, we got a couple minutes with the duo behind Penny Arcade, PAX, Child's Play, and...

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PAX: IGN goes all Kano in Monday's comic

While creating Monday's Penny Arcade strip live (in front of a studio audience), a member of that very audience made an observation. Fans had decided that a particular style of hand that Mike draws consistently appears cupped as if holding a human heart. After acknowledging that he had just drawn...

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Penny Arcade presents Penny Arcade Game starring Penny Arcade

The news is out, PA Panel and embargoes be damned! Penny Arcade are making a game! We know what your first reaction is: "Knowing Tycho's concupiscent relationship with italicized words of Brobdingnagian proportions, we can only assume it will be an impossibly difficult Scrabble variant tailored,...

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Penny Arcade guys reveal all

Gabe and Tycho (that's Mike Krahulik and Jerry Holkins to you insiders), the brains behind (Weekly Webcomic Wrapup mainstays) Penny Arcade, get the third degree in Computer Gaming World's May issue. Don't have the mag, then check out the "Director's Cut" version at their website. So, what...

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Weekly Webcomic Wrapup: April 2 - 8, [Update]

'Tis a time for celebration! This week, both Press Start to Play and Bob and George hit milestones, accomplishing 50 posts and 6 years (respectively) -- congratulations, guys! That said, we were a tad disappointed not to have found any webcomics pertaining to windows gaming on a Mac. Major props to...

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