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Friday Video: Curiouser and curiouser

Selecting a video for this week's spotlight was somewhat difficult ... because we managed to stumble across some of the weirdest videos we've seen in a while. Take a moment to think about the magnitude of that statement. Around here, we spend all day immersed in the fruits of Miyamoto's brain (and...

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Virtually Overlooked: Zombie Nation

Welcome to our weekly feature, Virtually Overlooked, wherein we talk about games that aren't on the Virtual Console yet, but should be. Call it a retro-speculative. Zombie Nation is easily the best game ever created about a flying, disembodied samurai head. Don't try to argue with us on this one....

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World's luckiest video: guy wins a Wii from a crummy mall arcade game

Note: the embedded video above is definitely NSFW, or NSFH(ome) if you have little kids running around, because it contains some pretty strong language. It shows something we all thought could never be done -- one really lucky sucker winning the big prize from a Stacker game. The same kind you...

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Metareview: Cooking Mama Cook-Off

Between the bookends of Sonic and the Secret Rings and Super Paper Mario, there lies a game of quirk. Cooking Mama: Cook-Off , the successor to the DS sleeper-hit, has arrived at your Wii's doorstep and desperately wants to entertain you. But should you give it the time of day? Let's take a look:...

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Trippy Flash game To-Suta involves flying toasters, rainbows

You are a flying toaster. You can shoot rainbows out of your mouth. The Katamari Damacy theme song is playing in the background. This would normally be the point where you wake up in a cold sweat and discover your crayons are missing, but no, it's just To-Suta. A simple side-scrolling shooter done...

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Killer, nudist bond over video games in prison

It's really hard to make up a better lead sentence than the one that appeared in Monday's Daily Scotsman: "Shotgun killer Jamie Bain and Naked Rambler Stephen Gough have struck up an unlikely friendship in Saughton Prison over games on a PlayStation." The basis for this introduction, apparently, is...

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Today's weirdest game video: Gears of War secret man on toilet

Gamers will find anything, and we mean anything inside a game. Take this video for instance. Apparently in the Rooftops multiplayer level of Gears of War, there's a dead man sitting on a toilet inside one of the nearby buildings and you can see him through the window. You can follow the links to...

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Xbox 360 crazy lady, please explain

First person to explain why this has a 360 logo at the end gets a cookie. Seriously, what the hell, man? Was she auditioning for the "banned" commercial? Or perhaps this is merely improv gone horribly wrong. Whatever the hell it is, it has a disturbing allure that cannot be denied....

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Byte Hell 2000 preview

GameSpot got their hands on a working copy (and judging from their journalistic track record, one that isn't a hacked or pirated version) of the controversial Japanese-only title Byte Hell 2000. Originally accused of being a Warioware clone, the preview states that the game possesses its own...

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