Bidding has begun on the “Nintendo Play Station” prototype at Heritage Auctions. This extremely rare and valuable piece of gaming history will go to the highest bidder when the gavel falls on March 6. Read Kotaku’s previous story on the auction for more.
A new documentary released today looks at the ongoing tension between physical and digital video game releases. Not For Resale attempts to capture all facets of the conversation, like the fate of independent game stores, the struggle over preservation, or the problems with today’s digital marketplaces.
It’s a new year, so this is your semi-regular reminder that if you’re a freelance writer, you can (and should!) pitch Kotaku, using the email address firstname.lastname@example.org, with your story ideas. Include some clips to let us know who you are as a writer and what you can bring to the table.
Luigi’s Mansion 3 is getting a $10 season pass. Two multiplayer DLC packs will each include three extra costumes for ScareScraper and three new mini-games for ScreamPark. The first will launch by April 30; the second by July 31. You can pre-buy them both starting today and get a new Polterpup flashlight for all modes.
I’ve finally done it. I’ve crammed the entirety of the first Legend of Zelda into a single Mario Maker 2 level (KFH-GN2-L2G). And I was able to do it without cutting anything. Okay, maybe there are some small insignificant cuts here and there, but why quibble? Let’s just say it’s 100 percent identical.