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Video: Windows: LittleBigPlanet 2 Edition

Now they're recreating (sort of) operating systems in LittleBigPlanet 2? What's next? OS/2? Or maybe some productivity programs like MS Office or Adobe Photoshop? It doesn't sound that far-fetched.

Video: Fan-made Duke Nukem movie hails to the king

Did you ask what Gearbox was thinking picking up the rights to Duke Nukem Forever—the game that as its name implies has taken forever to be released. I mean, who still cares about Duke Nukem after over a decade of being the butt of every joke? Well, the people behind this fan made trailer certainly do care and they are probably not alone.

Video: New Mario Bros. Movie Trailer

This particular video really hits its mark. Part tribute to Super Mario Bros., part tribute to Grand Theft Auto and completely awesome. As an homage it captures some popular Nintendo catch phrases and mixes them in with altered non-Nintendo catch phrases. My favorite part of the video though is that frequent sad sack and third wheel, Luigi, is particularly badass. Though clearly the second in command in The Brothers Mario, he's not the pathetic, attention-seeking sibling we see in other fan videos.

Video: Cardboard Gear Solid

I guess given that the series features ghost hands, vampires and evil clones, it shouldn't be outside the realm of possibility that cardboard stealth would work. Still, it's rather silly.

Video: Game cheats in "real" life deathmatch

The title says it all.

Video: Lego Black Ops

Call of Duty: Black Ops with Lego. A very productive use of free time. Seriously.

How Games Should—And Shouldn't—Be Designed (Deadly Premonition is the Game of the Year, Part 11)

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I have been accused of being a chauvinist for the cause of Deadly Premonition—that my love for the game eclipses any ability to think critically about its flaws. I don't believe this is the case, and I'm happy to admit it that the game is loaded with flaws.

Video: 8-bit "game" teaches safe sex

The Leicestershire Teenage Pregnancy Partnership has put together a PSA that borrows from Mega Man and Super Mario Bros. Why does the PSA end when they go into the house? I would think that's be when things were just getting started.

The Benefits of Virtual Carpooling! (Deadly Premonition is the Game of the Year, Part 10)

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In the last article I skipped over yet another fascinating detail of the game's story, but not without cause. I've previously discussed just how voluminous the game's supplemental material is, and how it's profoundly worth it for the player to take the time to fully explore Greenvale—there's one problem with it, however. In order to see everything, the game absolutely must be played twice.

The Squirrel Detective (Deadly Premonition is the Game of the Year, Part 9)

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I've already talked about some of the moments that captivated me during my first run through Deadly Premonition, now I'd like to cover the first moment that really made me question my initial assumption that I was playing a brilliant subversion of video game tropes—the last moment during which I doubted Deadly Premonition's intentions (if not its execution—there would be plenty of doubt left to come on that front).

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