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Gaming Heads' Doom diorama is droolworthy

They nailed the midriff
Mar 10
// Jordan Devore
Gaming Heads is taking pre-orders for its new Doom diorama based on the game's iconic box art. The polystone statue is 12.5 inches tall by 17 inches wide and, okay, I'll stop stalling -- this thing is unsurprisingly not cheap...
N++ photo

N++ looks like a good reason to own a PS4

Got to get you into my life
Feb 28
// Jordan Devore
Metanet has taken to the PlayStation Blog to talk about N++, the newest of its difficult ninja platforming games. We knew this was coming and I've been concerned about my controller's well-being as a result, but the studio h...
Mario Kart photo
Mario Kart

They're finally selling real-life Mario Karts

But only for kids
Feb 25
// Jordan Devore
To be a kid again. Or, a 70-pound adult. That's what it'll take to enjoy the Super Mario Kart Ride-On Vehicle, available in March at Toys"R"Us for $199.99. The kart has working pedals, can go in reverse, and there are tires for on-and off-road use. Most important of all, this thing plays sounds from Mario Kart. Hot damn! I want to see videos of some kids' years being made. [Via Tiny Cartridge]
Persona Q bundle photo
Persona Q bundle

Tres bien! Atlus announces Persona Q 3DS bundle

Do want
Feb 21
// Steven Hansen
And doesn't have a picture to show for it. Damn. I need to see this design. Atlus has confirmed a 3DS XL bundle (for Japan) for when Persona Q drops on June 5 (in Japan). In a typically nice Atlus move, first print copies of ...
The Witness photo
The Witness

I don't think I'll mind getting lost in The Witness

Mmm this looks good
Feb 21
// Jordan Devore
I'm looking out my window as I type this and what I see is a mostly overcast sky and lots of drab grays and blues. It's sleepy. What I'd rather be looking at are these warm, teeming-with-life screenshots from Jonathan Blow's ...
The Forest photo
The Forest

Don't look up: New screenshots of The Forest

Spreadable fire should come in handy
Jan 24
// Jordan Devore
First off, if you've not seen this trailer for Endnight Games' open-world survival horror title The Forest, you're going to want to spend a minute and a half doing so. There are new screenshots, viewable below, which show a d...
Whoa photo

Cook slain monsters in the stunning Battle Chef Brigade

Self-described as 'fantasy Iron Chef'
Jan 13
// Jordan Devore
Trinket Studios' Battle Chef Brigade has come out of seemingly nowhere, but looking over the first artwork for this fantasy cooking competition game, the team has surely been hard at work on the concept behind the scenes for ...
Kirby 3DS photo
Kirby 3DS

Kirby: Triple Deluxe shows well in this extensive footage

More than half an hour of gameplay
Jan 10
// Jordan Devore
It's only now hitting me how much I want a proper Kirby on 3DS and Kirby: Triple Deluxe appears to be exactly that. While the game released in North America and Europe yet, it's out now in Japan. Wasting no time, NintenDaan ...
Cuphead photo

Cuphead could be this year's big run-and-gun game

It has skyrocketed to the top of my radar, at least
Jan 02
// Jordan Devore
That's my hope, anyway. Cuphead is one of those games I feel bad for not noticing sooner. Sporting a remarkable sense of style and animation, this looks to represent the best of the run-and-gun genre, with developer Studio M...
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Best game

Ranko Tsukigimeís Longest Day has a giant evil Pomeranian

Also, teddy bears with luchador masks.
Dec 19
// Steven Hansen
Ranko Tsukigime’s Longest Day will serve as the concluding piece to Short Peace, a four-part animated anthology from Akira creator Katsuhiro Otomo. I need to see this film so badly. Just look at the art in those traile...
Subnautica photo

Unknown Worlds' next game is Subnautica

Someone's been spying on my dreams again
Dec 16
// Jordan Devore
The studio behind Natural Selection 2 has started talking about its next big project, Subnautica. Described as "an open world, underwater exploration and construction game," this wonderful-sounding game is very much in its ea...
Hello Games photo
Hello Games

Explore the stars in Hello Games' No Man's Sky

The best thing shown at VGX
Dec 07
// Jordan Devore
The makers of Joe Danger are back with a completely different type of game. No Man's Sky is a procedural exploration title that debuted at the Spike VGX awards. It looks freakin' incredible. Hello Games' Sean Murray dropped ...
Luigi 2DS photo
Luigi 2DS

Luigi 2DS spotted! It looks better than the Luigi 3DS

Year of Luigi rolls on
Oct 24
// Steven Hansen
Kotaku received some pictures of what appears to be a Luigi-themed 2DS. I want it. It's a simple white with green trimmings (buttons and so on) and a Luigi etched into the back. It's a lot cleaner than the cool, but busy Luig...
Pokemon hanafuda photo
Pokemon hanafuda

Koi-koi! Nintendo's Pokemon hanafuda cards hitting Japan

Oct 24
// Steven Hansen
Remember when Nintendo began as a hanafuda card manufacturer? I don't, because I wasn't alive in 1889, but maybe there are some Highlanders among you fine folk and I'd be remiss if I didn't encourage you to decapitate each ot...
Zelda photo

Pre-order Zelda in the UK for a mini musical chest

Oct 14
// Jordan Devore
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds is shaping up to be something special. I don't think many of us 3DS owners need much convincing, but if so, take a look at the pre-order bonus UK retailer GAME is offering: a miniatu...
The Astronauts photo
The Astronauts

The Vanishing of Ethan Carter looks spectacular

'Itís less about pure terror and more about clammy unease'
Sep 19
// Jordan Devore
The Astronauts' The Vanishing of Ethan Carter continues to look intriguing. And stunning -- gosh, these new screenshots are lovely. Presented from a first-person perspective, this PC (and eventually next-gen console, if every...
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World 1-2: Encore

World 1-2: Encore offers more world-class game arranges

Follow-up to the amazing composer collab World 1-2
Sep 15
// Tony Ponce
World 1-2 was pretty amazing. If you didn't snatch it up when it was first released, do realize that you have been missing out on a masterful collaboration of professional game composers and enthusiast arrangers, with contrib...
Dark Souls beta photo
Dark Souls beta

Stay cool: There's going to be a Dark Souls II beta

PS3-only in North America and Europe
Aug 21
// Jordan Devore
Namco Bandai has promised a closed beta for Dark Souls II and before you freak out too much, let's cover the basic details. I mean, you can lose it a little bit -- it's Dark Souls -- but let's not go overboard. First, this wi...
Amnesia photo

Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs set for September 10

Horror awaits
Aug 16
// Jordan Devore
After a few false starts, Frictional Games and thechineseroom have what looks to be the finalized release date for Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs. It's felt like a long wait given the sharp rise in popularity of The Dark Descen...
Freddy Krueger photo
Freddy Krueger

Now Freddy Krueger is getting an NES-themed figurine

Jason has a playmate
Aug 08
// Tony Ponce
And the world becomes a little bit better. Hot on the heels of NECA's incredible videogame Jason Voorhees, which sold out super fast at San Diego Comic-Con, comes videogame Freddy Krueger. Like his Friday the 13th counterpart...
Sony re-release? photo
Sony re-release?

Bluepoint is bringing a 'Sony classic' to current-gen

Also working on 'next-gen, blockbuster franchise'
Aug 06
// Jordan Devore
The team behind Metal Gear Solid HD Collection, God of War Collection, ICO & Shadow of the Colossus Collection, and the PlayStation Vita port of PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale says it is "currently bringing a Sony cl...
Servbot hat photo
Servbot hat

This Mega Man plush Servbot hat is d'awwwww

Legends will never die in the minds of the fans
Aug 01
// Chris Carter
Mega Man Legends 3 may be dead, but the legend lives on through fans. Whether it's with a heart-felt public display of respect, or fan game after fan game, people can't get enough of Mega Man Volnutt, Tron Bonne, and those ad...
Seaman photo

Nintendo trademarks might point to the return of Seaman

Seriously though, Seaman on 3DS would be perfect
Jul 17
// Jordan Devore
I had given up on the prospect of Seaman ever gracing 3DS with its particular brand of weirdness, but perhaps I'm just too quick to give up hope. Siliconera has discovered trademarks that may tie into previous rumblings about...
Mario & Luigi photo
Mario & Luigi

Mario & Luigi: Dream Team looks SO good!

You have a 3DS, right?
Jun 28
// Jordan Devore
After seeing games like Mario & Luigi: Dream Team, it's easy to sympathize with frustrated Nintendo fans who would like nothing more than the company to avoid what they perceive to be "playing it safe." I mean, seriously...
The Chaos Engine photo
The Chaos Engine

The Chaos Engine is coming back with a 'restoration'

Updated, but not a full-blown remake
Jun 24
// Jordan Devore
My first reaction to this annoyingly teaserish trailer for The Chaos Engine was, "Holy eff! They're remaking The Chaos Engine!" That is not quite what's happening here -- this is a "restoration" of the classic top-down co-op...
Mega Man Unlimited photo
Mega Man Unlimited

Mega Man Unlimited is done! Beams down in July!

PC fan game ready to pick up Capcom's slack
Jun 23
// Tony Ponce
It's been a long road, but Philippe "MegaPhilX" Poulin's Mega Man Unlimited is finished a ready for release on July 14, 2013. Oh my... Quick recap: Shortly after Mega Man 9's release, Phil whipped up a video of what he imagi...
Fallout photo

Bethesda: Expecting Fallout info so soon is unrealistic

'We are not into annual franchises'
Jun 20
// Jordan Devore
You know people are anxious to hear about your game when rumors that it was secretly shown behind closed doors at E3 make the rounds. That's what happened to Fallout earlier this week -- the rumor, that is. Bethesda VP of PR ...
Adorbs photo

Olly Moss' wonderful game doodles are now prints

For a very limited time
Jun 19
// Jordan Devore
Have you come across any of these doodles from artist Olly Moss? Go. Go now and don't look back. Actually, before you leave, bring some cash. They're now available as limited-edition 5x5 prints -- $15 each, or $40 for a pack ...
Capcom 30th anniversary photo
Capcom 30th anniversary

Capcom 30th anniversary encyclopedia coming October

Holy crap, Capcom is a Gemini like me!?
Jun 06
// Tony Ponce
Though I'm not too crazy about a lot of what Capcom has been doing lately -- boy, that's an understatement -- it nonetheless holds a special place in my heart as the first gaming company I truly admired. Games like Mega Man, ...
Spelunky photo

Celebrate: Spelunky headed to PC this summer

You need this
Jun 05
// Jordan Devore
Spelunky is one of those games that I want to see on as many platforms as possible -- it's that freaking good. Everyone deserves the opportunity to play it. In addition to the upcoming PlayStation 3 and PS Vita ports, the tit...

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