Each week throws off several new video game lists ranging from the humorous to the trivial. What's better? A list of those. Here's a roundup of the rundowns out there.
•The Top 10 Cosplay Look Alikes [PerezStart] This is the one-year anniversary of the infamous Top 50 Cosplay Cleavage meltdown when I posted bewbs and you horndogs Kotaku'd poor Mr. Juandrful's server. In commemoration of that fateful day, here's Juan's Top 10 Cosplay Lookalikes. Note, in many the video game connection is not obvious, or even existent.
•12 Awesome Things Tetris to Know, See and Play [Joystick Division] This list comes up with 12 fun facts about the world's most-played video game; the piece is worth it just for the video Tetris being played on the side of a high-rise in Japan, which you've probably seen, but it's always mesmerizing.
•Top Ten Best Wrestling Video Games of All Time [WrestleZone] Less than three weeks away from WWE Smackdown! vs. RAW's North American release, this rasslin' enthusiast site compiles the best games preceding it. This list honors the more realistic (well ... as real as rasslin' gets anyway) titles, as opposed to arcade games. I would have liked to seen some love, or loved to seen some like, for Data East's Tag Team Wrestling, or Mat Mania, or Pro Wrestling for the NES.
• Five Amazing/Terrible Video Game Console Knock-Offs [Default Prime] The PXP-2000 that we told you about earlier makes this list as the only knockoff of this bunch marginally worth owning. Not here is the Wii quasi-knockoff that people keep seeing in Radio Shacks and other fine retailers and sending us. Most egregious: The SuperJoy III (left), boasting 75,000 games, but really more like 25 when you consider that every possible gameplay combination of the NES ROMs aboard it are considered a separate game.
•The 7 Silliest Videogame Fighter Backstories [Topless Robot] I don't know that I've ever played a one of these except for Virtua Fighter, but then, arcade fighters weren't my bag back when I was a teenager or in college. Karla Keller from 1994's unreleased Tattoo Assassins - an homage to Nancy Kerrigan from that year's Olympics beatdown soap opera - takes No. 1