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Quantum of Solace: Combat

Quantum of Solace: Combat

This trailer for the upcoming Quantum of Solace game shows its COD4 lineage with many familiar moves: cover, dash and switch make a comeback, as well as our fave: blind fire.

LBP: Gradius Recreated

LBP: Gradius Recreated

It was bound to happen: PSN member RRR30000 has recreated the first level of Gradius in LBP; it’s fully playable and includes an amazingly detailed (and dangerous) boss at the end.

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Short Film: Digital Human

Short Film: Digital Human

This isn’t the first thousands of photos film we’ve featured, but Micah Spears’ Digital Human focuses on the pervasive nature of tech in our lives; the NYC street scenes are particularly telling.

MDS Robot

MDS Robot

Developed by MIT and UMass students, the Mobile Dextrous Social (MDS) Robot is now available for sale. It can manipulate objects, as well as interact verbally and with facial expressions.

Mario Bros. Gypsy Jazz

Mario Bros. Gypsy Jazz

Chicago-based web dev and journalist Adrian Holovaty is also a skilled guitarist; check out this awesome gypsy jazz video with him playing the Super Mario Bros. 2 theme. Thanks, Jerry!

John Williams A Capella

John Williams A Capella

Above is a goofy lip-synched a capella video by Corey Vidal, done to John William themes including Star Wars and Indiana Jones; it was done with the original singers’ blessing.

Mecha Costume

Mecha Costume

We’ve personally dressed as a skeleton, a ghost and a pumpkin for Halloween, but this mecha costume is just plain awesome. The kid wanted to be a robot, and his dad absolutely delivered.

Prince of Persia, 1985

Prince of Persia, 1985

Original Prince of Persia fans are in for a treat: this recently uncovered video from 1985 shows creator Jordan Mechner’s little brother serving as an animation reference for the game.

Video: LEGO Minigun

Video: LEGO Minigun

While some LEGO replicas just look cool, this double-barreled Minigun promises to annihilate the competition at the next cubicle battle with a firing rate of 58 rubber bands per second.

Guitar Hero All-Star Ad

Guitar Hero All-Star Ad

We’re man enough to confess our man crushes, but this Guitar Hero: World Tour ad is almost too much; it’s got Tony Hawk, Michael Phelps, A-Rod and Kobe doing Risky Business in their skivvies.

Video: Duff Beer

Video: Duff Beer

Here’s to you, Barney: although it seems to be available only in Europe, iFoods.tv’s Niall Harbison gives a glowing video review of Duff Beer above; it’s brewed in Belgium.

Video: Modded Wall-E

Video: Modded Wall-E

We’re robo-crushin’ on DJ Sures’ modded Wall-E: he takes Disney’s cheap $40 single-motor version and gives it multiple servos and a freakin’ personality, all with only 7 hours of work.

Video: MB SLR 722 GT

Video: MB SLR 722 GT

There’s nothin like a supercharged MB SLR 722 GT toolin’ around a track to get us all hot and bothered. Now, try watching EIGHT of these 5.5L V8 680 hp beasts at once: 0-60 in 3.3s, kiddos.

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Video: Big Bang Mini

Video: Big Bang Mini

Add Big Bang Mini to your “play while drunk” list: it’s a crazed version of Galaga, with 100 levels of clowns, monkeys and superheroes that explode like a mega July 4th/New Year’s party.

Video: Bloodhound SSC

Video: Bloodhound SSC

The Bloodhound SSC rocket car plans to break the land speed record in 2011. It’ll hit Mach 1.4 with 47k lb of thrust, using both a jet and hybrid rocket engine to top out at 1,050 mph.

Trailer: Watchmen

Trailer: Watchmen

Revealed at yesterday’s Spike Awards, this latest Watchmen trailer isn’t too different from previous ones, but it does squeeze in a nice nuclear makeout scene; it comes out 3/6/09.

Red Alert 3: Units

Red Alert 3: Units

This latest gameplay trailer for Red Alert 3 gives a sneak peek into its many new units; Tanya apparently time travels, but there’s nothing more badass than the Empire’s Shogun Executioner.

Dead Space: Dying Video

Dead Space: Dying Video

Spoiler alert: this ten minute Dead Space video is packed with all the myriad ways you can die in the game; if you don’t feel like hurling your previous meal, take a pass.

The Great Office War

The Great Office War

Think West Side Story meets NERF, and you’ll get The Great Office War, quite possibly the most epic cubicle battle in human history. Best. Team Building Activity. Ever.

Live Pinball w/Drums

Live Pinball w/Drums

The art of Tokyo trio Itoken, Jimanica and Yamaguchi is as fun to create as it is to watch; the artists bang drums which interact with animations on screen, including the pinball game above.

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Video: Inner Forests

Video: Inner Forests

Created by Michael Kontopoulos, Inner Forests uses your shadow to procedurally “sprout” trees and shrubs from your head and arms; the longer you stay still, the more they grow.

Demo: EndWar

Demo: EndWar

The demo for Tom Clancy’s EndWar is now available for download on the Xbox Live Marketplace; early reviews are praising the voice recognition but note it’s simplistic for an RTS.

Let’s Be Frank Contest

Let’s Be Frank Contest

If Frank Caliendo’s Madden cracked you up, TBS is running a Let’s Be Frank Contest where you can win $5,000 doing your best impression; you can also watch nearly 20 impressions by Frank.

Video: Stars and Planes

Video: Stars and Planes

Stars and Planes is a timelapse video of the Toronto skyline from 6:49pm to 12:46am; preceding frames allow planes to trace arcs across the sky. It was shot every 30s using a Canon EOS 5D.

Video: Hyundai Genesis

Video: Hyundai Genesis

Hyundai has come a long way: replete with drifting and clouds of dust, this trailer is a Mazda Zoom-Zoom ripoff, but we can’t help but ogle at their upcoming Hyundai Genesis Coupe.

LEGO Fat Boy RC

LEGO Fat Boy RC

This isn’t just another Harley Davidson Fat Boy replica; taking LEGO to the max, it uses a NXT controller shaped like a handlebar complete with throttle control and brake lever.

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