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Captain Toad is Nintendo's best new protagonist

My goodness, this website for Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker. Our little adventurer can perform such actions as "throw," "dig," and "tumble." I can't take it. Too much. There's a gallery with several new screenshots, including the best of t...   read

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The Witness

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

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 exploration-puz...   read

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The Forest

Don't look up: New screenshots of The Forest

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 dead shark, a de...   read

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Cook slain monsters in the stunning Battle Chef Brigade

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 quite some time...   read

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

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 MDHR citing infl...   read

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Luigi 2DS

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

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 Luigi 3DS. I defini...   read

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The Astronauts

The Vanishing of Ethan Carter looks spectacular

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 everything goes acco...   read

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Freddy Krueger

Now Freddy Krueger is getting an NES-themed figurine

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, Freddy's look...   read

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Olly Moss' wonderful game doodles are now prints

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 of three -- unt...   read

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Capcom 30th anniversary

Capcom 30th anniversary encyclopedia coming October

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, DuckTales, Chip...   read


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Jason Voorhees

New Jason Voorhees figurine based on his NES sprite

The National Entertainment Collectibles Association, a.k.a. NECA, has just revealed a new San Diego Comic-Con-exclusive figurine of Friday the 13th's Jason Voorhees. Now, why would I be talking about film merch on a videogame website? Becau...   read

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Zero Suit Samus figure making a comeback as well

Last night we told you that the Max Factory figma Link and figma Samus figures are getting reprinted. The good news keeps on rolling on through as the Zero Suit Samus figure based on Metroid: Other M is also coming back! The re-release will...   read

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Link & Samus figmas

Link and Samus figmas to be restocked this winter

"Remember me?" It's our old friends: Max Factory's figma Link and figma Samus! These sexy poseable figurines were all the rage when they released last year, and they quickly sold out. If you missed that window, it was off to eBay and the ex...   read

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3DS mock-ups

Poke Ball and Game Boy-themed 3DS mock-ups are delish

A week doesn't go by without Nintendo announcing about a dozen new colors and designs for the 3DS in Japan. Meanwhile, Americans and Europeans get fed scraps once every blue moon. We may be getting the Animal Crossing XL, but the Luigi XL r...   read

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Ultimate Armor X

Ultimate Armor Mega Man X figure in all its glory

Rockman-Unity in Japan recently revealed that X's Ultimate Armor form would be the newest star in Bandai's D-Arts Mega Man toy line. We now have pictures of the figure in the flesh -- so to speak -- and my goodness, does it look just dandy....   read

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Archie Sonic / Mega Man

Download a sneak peek at the Sonic / Mega Man crossover

It's almost here! Before the non-videogame videogame crossover event of the century begins in a few short days (weeks if you aren't an Archie subscriber), you can bring yourself up to speed with a sneak preview over on online store comiXolo...   read

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GDC: New Destiny concept art from today's panel

There were some interesting tidbits revealed about the design of Destiny. Presented by studio writer and design director Joe Staten and art director Christopher Barrett, they went into detail about the early conception of Destiny's aesthet...   read

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Chasm is the Metroidvania I've been waiting for

Running through the list of bullet points for Chasm, it's hard not to freak out. A 2D action-RPG platformer that's set up like a Metroidvania with procedural dungeons and loot drops is too much to take in all at once. Then your eyes catch ...   read

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Greatest Link figure ever

This is the greatest Link figurine of all time

That Link figma by Max Factory which went on sale last year? It is now garbage. Find the closest waste receptacle and chuck that sh*t in there with extreme prejudice. That Link on Epona statue by First 4 Figures? It doesn't even have any po...   read

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Zero Suit Samus art

Incredible Zero Suit Samus art book can now be yours!

Why didn't anybody tell me this book came out last month!? I've been waiting for this baby a whole year! Where's my wallet!? Let me step back a bit: 31 Days of Zero Suit Samus is a collection of miniature comics depicting what everyone's fa...   read

Archie Sonic / Mega Man photo
Archie Sonic / Mega Man

D'aww! Sonic and Mega Man chibis adorn these comic covers

HNNNNNG! My heart can't take much more of this! I think I'm going to slip into a coma before the Archie Sonic / Mega Man crossover even begins. But I've got to hold on! Just one month left! To bring everyone up to speed, the "Worlds Collide...   read

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Mega Man X

Brilliant! Mega Man X life meter candy dispenser concepts

I frequently think about game items and how they could have feasible real-world applications. For example, a scale model of Eddie from the Mega Man series would make a great novelty cooler, which would sync up perfectly with his in-game rol...   read

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Mega Man toys

BASS in yo' FACE! New Mega Man toy coming to US

Like that D-Arts Bass action figure I talked about the other week? Pretty sexy, ain't it? And remember how I said it was highly likely that Bandai would try to bring it to US retail? Distributor Bluefin has got your back! Not only will Bass...   read


Earth Defense Force 2017 Portable targeting February

Between the four-person multiplayer, seven new levels, and inclusion of Pale Wing, I am so ready to play through Earth Defense Force 2017 again on the PlayStation Vita. Mentally, that is -- I still don't have a Vita to play it on just yet. ...   read


Bandai's got sweet figs of Sol Badguy, Bass, Mewtwo, more

At the recent Tamashii Nations exhibition in Japan, Bandai has been showing off a ton of sweet new game-themed figurines as part of its D-Arts and Figuarts ZERO lines. We start with some Guilty Gear action in the form of D-Arts Sol Badguy, ...   read

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