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'Looper' in 8 bit
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Who’ll Survive in the ‘Looper’ 8-Bit Video Game?

If you've been waiting to see how Joseph Gordon-Levitt does at pretending he's young Bruce Willis when 'Looper' comes out next month, you'll probably be pretty pleased to see that when he's in (sort of) 8-bit graphics he kind of looks like he could maybe be the guy. And we only know that because Deepack Chetty made an 8-bit video game mock up for the movie so we know that now.

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Vote!!!
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Barack Obama vs. Mitt Romney In the Smartphone Showdown Game of the Year

It's not everyday that you get to see Mitt Romney smacked in the face with a hot dog or President Obama trounced with a balloon sword... Until now. Thanks to a new, free phone game called Vote!!!, you can see it every day. It might seem like they've lost sight of the point of democratic elections by making the two presidential candidates go toe-to-toe, but the folks at Epic Games could actually be on to something.

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Super Mario World Nintendo Power
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21 Awesome ‘Nintendo Power’ Covers

Anyone nostalgic for the glory days of gaming will be sad to hear that 'Nintendo Power' will be magazine-shuttering its magazine-windows soon, with a senior editor promising on Twitter to try to "make the last issues memorable." We'll miss this magazine, which sadly cannot compete with some random dude showing you exactly how to get through a level on YouTube. We've found some old (and some not-so-old) covers to commemorate its passing. (What? Don't act like you never played the 'Tiny Toons' game -- it was awesome.)

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Christopher Walkenthrough for 'The Legend of Zelda'
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Get a ‘Christopher Walkenthrough’ of ‘The Legend of Zelda’

Walkthroughs -- guides which help players progress through a video game -- are almost a necessity these days. But what if legendarily creepy/awesome actor Christopher Walken were to narrate a game guide for the 1987 role-playing classic 'The Legend of Zelda'? Why, you've got a 'Christopher Walkenthrough,' of course.

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Hyrule 50 Shades of Grey
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‘Zelda’ Book Slaps ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Out of Top Spot

There was only one who could save us all from the heavy oppression of terrible romance literature. His name is Link, and he has cast 'Fifty Shades of Grey' out of its number one spot on Amazon.

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Taylor Kitsch
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An Open Letter to Taylor Kitsch, Upon Hearing That He May Star In the ‘Need for Speed’ Movie

Hi Taylor! How's it going? Good I hope.

….Listen, we need to talk.

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Couple met playing Halo
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Couple Who Met Playing ‘Halo’ Share Touching First Kiss

The emotional moment when a couple first met in person, after striking up a relationship five years ago in a 'Halo 3' game lobby, has caused an internet sensation.

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IGN / Activision
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‘Arrested Development’ Stars Reunite for ‘Call of Duty’ Spoof

Think you're the only one who is obsessed with the popular video game 'Call of Duty'? Apparently that's not the case. So is famed comedic actor Will Arnett! And for fans of 'Call of Duty' and his beloved cult hit show 'Arrested Development,' we've got a special treat for you.

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Man Plays 10-Year-Long Game of 'Civilization II'
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Man Plays Epic 10-Year-Long Game of ‘Civilization II’

In perhaps the coolest bit of video game-related news we've ever seen, a man has been playing a single game of 'Civilization II' for the past ten years. What's not so cool is that he's created a "hellish nightmare of suffering and devastation" plagued by war, famine and natural disasters. Um, aren't video games supposed to be fun?

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'Angry Birds Seasons' Gets 30 New Levels
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‘Angry Birds Seasons’ Gets 30 New Levels in ‘Piglantis’ Update

Hot on the heels of the gravity-defying mobile game 'Angry Birds Space' comes a new update to 'Angry Birds Seasons' that promises 30 all-new levels of pig-pounding action. Want to guess how we'll be spending our summer?

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Man Makes a Portal Gun
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See an Amazing Real Life Portal Gun In Action

Without a doubt, the coolest part of the hit video game 'Portal' is the portal gun, a device which allows players to create wormholes in three-dimensional space. This visually-stunning fan video by Jason Craft attempts to show how the awesome weapon would operate in real-life.

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A Brief History of Video Games
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Watch the Entire History of Video Games in Less Than Three Minutes

Considering that video games have only been around for the past forty years, their progress since then has been pretty remarkable. This awesome three-minute video, which is entitled "A Brief History of Video Games," shows us just how far they've come.

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Tetris the movie
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Fake ‘Tetris’ Movie Trailer Might Actually Be Better Than ‘Battleship’

We all laughed at the fact that our childhood game of 'Battleship' was horrifyingly turned into a movie, but our worst fears were just beginning. A trio of Utah filmmakers were inspired by this latest box-office flop to give the game of Tetris the same treatment.

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Nintendo Tribute Using Dominoes
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Amazing Domino Display Pays Tribute to Nintendo Classics

In this awesome video, Domino master Shanesdominoez pays tribute to classic Nintendo titles, characters and gaming platforms with a display made out of a whopping 30,000 dominoes. Fortunately, the massive creation goes off without a hitch.

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‘Community’ Gets the Classic Video Game Treatment

If you're a fan of NBC's 'Community,' you've probably spent more time lobbying the network to keep the quirky program on the air than you have actually watching it. Fortunately, fans can breathe a temporary sigh of relief because the Peacock renewed the series for one more season. How will THIS season finish up? With three episodes over one night, the first of which taking place in a 16-bit video game world.

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