As a sixth grade teacher, my students ask me a lot of questions, and I have a lot of influence on them based on how I reply. My new book, 101 Video Games to Play Before You Grow Up, is my response to every student who has ever asked, “What games should I try?”
Anyone up for a game of Cool Spot Buries the Bodies or Don’t Make the Dog Happy?
Titles like Puyo Puyo Tetris and Street Fighter X Tekken prove that bringing two successful franchises together can yield a match made in heaven. But every now and then two brazenly different intellectual properties form an unholy union that manages to get things right.
Though the hype surrounding the sequel to everyone’s favorite squid fighting simulator has died down a bit, players are still flocking to the games ever-changing horde mode.
With Regular Show officially out of production and Adventure Time in the midst of its final season, the head honchos at Cartoon Network are hoping audiences will tune in to witness the goofy antics of their newest show — OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes.
With the time-shattering feats and game-breaking exploits of Game Done Quick still fresh in our memories, some video game players might be wondering how they can start their journey in the mesmerizing world of speedrunning. Here’s some advice for those first few steps.
June holds the bizarre distinction of being one of both the most and least exciting months in gaming. Players may be thrilled to discover all the news and details for upcoming games via E3, but chances are they won’t actually see many AAA titles launching.
With E3 less than a week away it’s hard to stop one’s mind from fantasizing about what lies in store. Every major developer and publisher probably has a surprise up their sleeve, but what’s the one E3 announcement you’ve always dreamed of?
Years before Sega did what Nintendon’t the two gaming giants briefly went head to head in the newly discovered market of 3D gaming. It didn’t go very well for either of them.
My Neighbor Totoro, known in Japan as Tonari no Totoro, is often regarded as one of the best animated family films of all time. Little do many Western fans realize that two versions of the English dubbed movie exist. One made by Fox Studios and the other through Disney.
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Far out in a digital ocean of blue bricks sits the often-forgotten Lego Island. It represents the true beginning of a silly and customizable universe that has brought enjoyment to millions of players around the globe.
Total Mayhem is nothing new to veterans of Blizzard’s stylized team-based shooter. The mode has been featured in Overwatch’s Arcade selection on a few occasions in the past, but with the Overwatch anniversary event in full swing it has become an aggravatingly enjoyable focus for many new players.
The Super Nintendo is certainly a contender for the world’s most beloved console. The 16-bit juggernaut has a library brimming with first and third party classics that are known for their tight gameplay and pretty pixels. Unsurprisingly, some of those games are worth some serious cash.
The worlds of gaming and animation have been living in harmony for over 30 years. There have been plenty of shows based on gaming’s greatest icons and plenty of games based on classic cartoon characters. Sometimes it worked and sometimes it didn’t.
Well, that’s all from me! Peter and I would like to thank the Kotaku staff and readers for letting us share our personal thoughts on recent and classic games this weekend. Here’s hoping we’ll see you again soon.