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Videos

Music Video: 70 Million

Music Video: 70 Million

Art imitates art history with Swedish band Hold Your Horses’ music video for 70 Million; created by L’Ogre, it features the band members in playfully reconstructed famous paintings.

Build It: ModNation Racers

Build It: ModNation Racers
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Any notions that ModNation Racers is just another racer will smell like burnt rubber when you watch this Build It trailer: walls of flame, camel jumps, and turntables of destruction FTW.

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Music: Beastie Boys x BSG

Music: Beastie Boys x BSG

We admit we didn’t quite get Galactica: Sabotage at first until we watched the side-by-side; it’s a tribute to both BSG and the Beastie Boys that closely apes the music video of the latter.

Time Lapse: Book Cover

Time Lapse: Book Cover

Whoever said not to judge a book by its cover knows nothing about marketing: watch this fascinating time lapse video of the creation of a book cover for Gail Carriger’s Blameless.

Game Trailer: Shank

Game Trailer: Shank

NSFW: Announced at PAX 2009, Klei Entertainment’s Shank gets an appropriately messy combat trailer above; the 2D side-scroller will be available on XBLA, PSN, and the PC.

Video Game Bosses Lament

Video Game Bosses Lament

You’d think after decades of losses against a single, very-determined player that they’d learn, but this Video Game Bosses’ Lament proves that there’s no getting around 8-bit, 2D thinking.

Funny: Die Hardly Working

Funny: Die Hardly Working

NSFW: Mixing office work with an action movie franchise can only end in lots of sick days, as proven by Die Hardly Working; folks, this is why we only have one Bruce Willis.

Movie Trailer: Suck

Movie Trailer: Suck

No word on a U.S. release, but this kick-ass trailer for Suck doesn’t suck: the rock-and-roll vampire comedy stars Rob Stefaniuk with Alice Cooper, Iggy Pop, and Malcolm McDowell.

Nights: Gran Turismo 5

Nights: Gran Turismo 5
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Despite its name, this Nights HD trailer for Gran Turismo 5 features mostly daytime shots, not that we’re complaining; the footage is gorgeous–now only if they’d release the game.

First Look: Prince of Persia: TFS

First Look: Prince of Persia: TFS
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The devs for Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands give us a First Look at the game, and boy is it a looker: you’ll have power over nature, 50+ enemy battles, and epic boss battles.

Entrepreneur State of Mind

Entrepreneur State of Mind

Jay-Z and Alicia Keys get a geeky remake with Pantless Knights’ Entrepreneur State of Mind; sponsored by Grasshopper, it’s dedicated to tech startups and New Dorks everywhere.

Universe Trailer: Lost Planet 2

Universe Trailer: Lost Planet 2
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This Universe trailer for Lost Planet 2 combines every other LP2 trailer and then some: running nearly 4 minutes long, it’s an epic non-stop onslaught of cinematics and gameplay.

Movie Trailer 2: Tron Legacy

Movie Trailer 2: Tron Legacy

It’s considered a teaser, but this second trailer for Tron Legacy is definitely in like Flynn: a bit (8-bits, to be exact) more plot exposition as Sam Flynn searches for his MIA father Kevin.

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Round 6 (Short Film)

Round 6 (Short Film)

Snowball Studios’ Round 6 is actually two stories in one: it’s a trailer for a video game called Fragball (think gladiator football meets Army of Two) which was invented for the sci-fi short film.

Hammerhead: Mass Effect 2

Hammerhead: Mass Effect 2

Mass Effect 1’s Mako was short for “makin’ me mad,” but we’re actually looking forward to the Hammerhead: the hovertank will be a free Mass Effect 2 DLC and will include new missions.

Funny: Doritos Tablet

Funny: Doritos Tablet

An easy way to find out if you’re part of the Apple Reality Distortion Sphere is to swap in something not-so-magical: the Doritos Tablet’s multi-taste interface is unbelievable, alright.

Trailer: Every Oscar Movie

Trailer: Every Oscar Movie

We could say something pithy about Trailer For Every Oscar-Winning Movie Ever Made, but it’s so meta we’ll forever be wondering if we’re just another protagonist in a clichéd plotline.

Steampunk Prof. X Wheelchair

Steampunk Prof. X Wheelchair

Daniel Valdez’s Steampunk Professor X. Wheelchair is epic: made with a 150 year-old rocking chair, it’s powered with Arduino/Adafruit and has chilled vodka and cranberry juice on tap.

Drive (Book)

Drive (Book)
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Citing case studies that include Google’s 20% Time, Drive reexamines what really motivates us: it’s not hope of gain or fear of loss, but the ability to grow and realize our fullest potential.

Hard Drive LED Clock

Hard Drive LED Clock

This Hard Drive LED clock replaces tick-tock with click-clack, but man is it beautiful: carefully timed light strobes shine through 10 digits cut through a hard drive platter spinning at 30 rpm.

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Trailer 2: Iron Man 2

Trailer 2: Iron Man 2

The second Iron Man 2 trailer is up and runs over 2 minutes; no surprises here in terms of awesomeness (it is), but we’ll be “brief” and say that it’s worth watching all the way to the end.

Short Film: Regen

Short Film: Regen

Regen is a trippy union of Death Race, Resident Evil and Minority Report with just the barest semblance of a plot, but good god is it awesome: that ball and chain seriously rocks.

Demo Launch: Just Cause 2

Demo Launch: Just Cause 2

Now available on Xbox 360, PS3, and PC: Just Cause 2’s demo may be limited to 35 square miles, but it’s packed with hundreds of weapons, 50 military colonels, and a multi-stage mission.

LEGO Sequencer MR II

LEGO Sequencer MR II

The recording is a bit grating on the ears, but we appreciate that Yoshi Akai literally lets you build music: his 3-channel, 8-step sequencer uses LEGO bricks instead of synthesizer keys.

Duluth: Google Fiber

Duluth: Google Fiber

Not to be outdone by Topeka, the city of Duluth takes pandering to new heights with an announcement from the mayor himself: all firstborn children will be known as Google/ette Fiber.

FFA: DoW II: Chaos Rising

FFA: DoW II: Chaos Rising
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If you’ve been itching for gameplay footage of Dawn of War II: Chaos Rising, consider your prayers to Khorne answered; this new trailer shows off the Free-for-All multiplayer mode.

Video: My Father’s Garden

Video: My Father’s Garden

If insects make you squirm it’s best to look away, but everyone else Mirko Faienza’s short film of his father’s garden is a cinematographic tour-de-force; it was shot on an HPX500.

Disciples: DA: Awakening

Disciples: DA: Awakening
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The Darkspawn get the gift of gab in Dragon Age: Origins: Awakening; this Disciples trailer has them going from merely foul tempered beasts to foul-mouthed ones as well.

Blu-ray: Ninja Assassin

Blu-ray: Ninja Assassin
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Ninja Assassin sneaks its way onto Blu-ray 3/16/10; the 3-disc set also includes a DVD and Digital Copy, additional scenes, two ninja featurettes, and one doc on the training of star Rain.

The Toys: Alpha Protocol

The Toys: Alpha Protocol
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Any spy worth their silencer knows that it’s all about The Toys: the trailer above for Alpha Protocol shows off gadgets like the shock trap and radio mimic as well as weapon upgrades.

Behind the Scenes: OK Go

Behind the Scenes: OK Go

If you thought OK Go’s Rube Goldberg music video was beyond epic, learn how Syyn Labs put it all together above; it took months of preparation and 20 consecutive 18 hour days.

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