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Trailer #2: Arkham Asylum

Trailer #2: Arkham Asylum

Unlike the first video, this latest trailer for Batman: Arkham Asylum shows actual characters, including The Joker and Batman; however, like the first video it’s still pretty short.

Gameplay: Prototype

Gameplay: Prototype

Inadvertently leaked by Activision, this CES gameplay footage of Prototype is plenty promising; it looks like a superhero powered version of GTA IV, which is never a bad thing.

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40 Inspirational Speeches

40 Inspirational Speeches

Goosebump alert: this mashup of inspirational speeches from over 40 movies will leave you wanting to take on the Borg with an army of Muppets lead by Samuel L. Jackson in a kilt.

Star Wars Silent Movie

Star Wars Silent Movie

George Lucas would do well to follow the lead of this “remastered” cut of Star Wars; set in monochrome to a rousing ragtime tune, this silent movie version is surprisingly entertaining.

Trailer #2: Terminator 4

Trailer #2: Terminator 4

A Japanese subtitled version has been up for several days, but above is the official two minute trailer of Terminator: Salvation; Apple also has an HD version for download here.

Korg Talk Box Mod

Korg Talk Box Mod

For all the Peter Frampton wannabes out there, this quick and dirty mod uses a Nintendo DSI, Korg DS-10 and a bendy straw to alter your voice in a way that’s similar to a talkbox.

Trailer: Tekken 6

Trailer: Tekken 6

Minimal talking, lots of action, and superbikes is just the way we like it: this video for Tekken 6 is basically one long, gorgeous character intro. Note that it cuts out abruptly at the end.

Video: Robo Dog

Video: Robo Dog

Larry is a firebreathing “robo dog” by industrial artist Lyle of the Mutoid Waste Co.; it’s powered by a Citroen 2CV engine and was made entirely out of old scrap in four weeks.

Trailer: Item Getter

Trailer: Item Getter

If you can ignore the atrocious English, this Item Getter trailer is like watching a Hayao Miyazake film; it’s a DS RPG that allows users to create their own items through alchemy.

Trailer: Parabellum

Trailer: Parabellum

Currently in closed beta, Parabellum is a free-to-play MMO/FPS; the angst-ridden trailer above gives a quick glimpse into a near-future New York besieged by terrorists.

Gameplay: Meteos Wars

Gameplay: Meteos Wars
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Much loved on the DS, Meteos Wars is making its way to XBLA this Wednesday; it’s basically a falling blocks game oft compared to Lumines, except it depends on speed and reflexes.

Video: Hand Skateboarders

Video: Hand Skateboarders

Skatiens is a French troupe that literally upends the idea that skateboards are for feet only; although they’re not skating per se, the tricks they do with their hands are pretty cool.

Video: Science Commons

Video: Science Commons

Part of Creative Commons, we like the idea behind Science Commons: allow more people to benefit from scientific research by making it easier to both find and use.

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World of Goo Tour

World of Goo Tour

This World of Goo Design Tour video lets us see a game through the eyes of another developer, specifically David Rosen of Wolfire; we think it’s a must see for aspiring game designers.

DoW II: Blood Ravens

DoW II: Blood Ravens
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Dawn of War II is one of those games that gets better every time we see it; this Blood Ravens trailer focuses on our favorite marines as they slash, snipe and slaughter for the Emperor.

Music Video: The Reason

Music Video: The Reason

The Blizzards’ The Reason really lends credence to the phrase, “Hell hath no fury like a women scorned;” thank God most of them aren’t 100 foot tall monsters with flaming hearts.

Rendezvous with Rama

Rendezvous with Rama

Anyone who uses a cellphone owes something to late author Arthur C. Clarke; we think this student film for his epic Rama series is a fitting ode to an all-around amazing gentleman.

Bit Museum: Early Nintendo

Bit Museum: Early Nintendo

Gamer Jason Cirillo is a goldmine of historical gaming trivia, with the Bit Museum video above as fascinating as it is freewheeling. Nintendo used to sell playing cards? Funky!

Video: Long Gone

Video: Long Gone

We’ve seen plenty of stop-motion vids, but this music video directed by Cesar Kuriyama takes the cake, with 45,000 images shot by a Nikon D200 over the course of 14 months.

Trailer: Trine

Trailer: Trine

Not only is Trine one of the prettiest platformers we’ve seen, it looks pretty fun too; it reminds us of a side-scrolling version of Diablo, with puzzles and physics-based objects.

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Trailer: Red Faction

Trailer: Red Faction
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Let freedom ring with Red Faction: Guerilla’s latest trailer; the rebels use everything from giant hammers and mining equipment to mechs to hit back at their EDF oppressors.

Gameplay Video: Wanted

Gameplay Video: Wanted

Wanted’s latest trailer reveals more of the gameplay; based on the Jolie/Freeman assassin movie, there’s a clear focus on the use of cover (think GoW) and curved bullet shots.

Rise of the White Wolf

Rise of the White Wolf

The Witcher is making his debut on consoles, and this Rise of the White Wolf trailer gives us a sneak peek; no gameplay, but the mock swordplay in the cinematic is plenty sweet.

Daft Punk Helmet

Daft Punk Helmet

Putting Halloween costumes everywhere to shame, Casey Pugh’s Daft Punk helmet is made with a cheap motorcycle helmet and an animated, Arduino-powered 16×5 LED matrix.

Real Life Mario Kart

Real Life Mario Kart

Saying French prankster Rémi Gaillard has a pair of big ones is a big understatement; watch what he pulls at the end of this real life Mario Kart video: Remi my man, you are a god.

Trailer: Ghostbusters

Trailer: Ghostbusters

Venkman, Egon, Ray and Winston, oh how we’ve missed thee: this Ghostbusters trailer is powered mostly by nostalgia and ectoplasm, but we don’t care; who you gonna call?

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