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  1. This Parkour Tribute To Classic Video Games Gets A Perfect Score

    I feel tired just watching this.

    You will undoubtedly think that this video looks fake. It has to be fake, your brain tells you. Yes, parkour expert Jason Paul is running and jumping and flipping like a boss, but something about it looks off. Trust me here -- the reveal is fantastic. Enjoy.

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  2. Things We Saw Today: Hogwarts House Skater Dresses

    5 points to everyone! EVERYONE!

    The perfect attire for your next weekend in Hogsmeade.

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  3. Gamers Beware, the Great World of Warcraft Name Purge Is Coming

    LLLEEEEROYYYY JENKINS

    Blizzard has announced that when the next World of Warcraft patch comes out, a whole bunch of old usernames will go the way of the dodo. Hey, as long as Everquest leaves the Half-Elf warrior I got to level three back in high school alone, I'm fine.

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  4. Late To the Game: Relive The Joy and Trauma of Playing Dragon Age: Origins For the First Time

    LOVE ME, ALISTAIR!

    Welcome to new series Late to the Game, where Sarah Ingram will review games that she's shamefully (shamefully, I say) left unplayed up to this point. It's like newbie recaps, but not. First up is Dragon Age: Origins, her review of which was originally published on The Geekmates and has been reposted in its altered form with permission. Scroll down below the review to see options for what she can review next. Mass Effect, Sarah? How do you live with yourself?!

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  5. Dancing Mad: How a Video Game Character Came to be the Standard by Which I Measure All Villains

    "You licentious howler!"

    When I was in high school, my younger brother showed me a video game he had just gotten into. It was called Final Fantasy 6 (or 3, depending on whether you go by the Japanese or American release number). There were so many things to like about it, from interesting characters to fabulous soundtracks and interactive storylines… but the thing that did it for me, the reason I stayed and watched as my brother played FF VI, was the villain.

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  6. Things We Saw Today: Genderbent Sherlock Cosplay

    *standing ovation*

    Um. I. Uh. Someone send help. I have forgotten how to words.

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  7. Dorkly Presents 5 Of the Saddest Moments In The Last Of Us

    Brace for spoilers, tears.

    If you want to put some salt in your The Last of Us wounds, Dorkly has compiled a list of the game's 5 saddest non-story moments. Read 'em and weep.

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  8. Perfect: The Guardians of the Galaxy Opening Scene, Recreated In Destiny

    Come and get your love, Guardians.

    Ah, yes, we all loved that big entertaining thing this summer. You know, the one with a ragtag band of Guardians, defending space from evil aliens, and honing their sweet dance skills... wait, are we talking about Guardians of the Galaxy or Destiny? One intrepid soul recognized the similarities between 2014's biggest movie and game and re-created the opening sequence from the former in the latter. And it's beautiful.

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  9. Dorkly Maps Out Which Video Game Franchise Is Like Which Country On The Map

    Dorkly only picks a few countries and franchises to poke fun at here, but you could probably do this with the entire map if you wanted. Like, for example, I think France would probably be Gone Home, because it's esoteric and weird and doesn't give a crap what you think it's supposed to be like, but everyone's obsessed with it anyway. Any other ideas, gang?

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  10. Nintendo Releases New NES-Themed 3DS XL And Oh So Much Yes Please

    It's-a me, your drained bank account!

    Well, we didn't need money anyways, right? Nintendo has just announced that they're releasing three new variations of the 3DS XL before the 2014 holiday season - including one that looks like a classic NES controller. And the box it comes in? Shaped and designed like an NES console.

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