Oops! If you breathed a sigh of relief as you locked down your SNES Classic pre-order on Walmart.com Friday night, it’s time to start hyperventilating again, because the retailer has just canceled the orders en masse.
Big news for me today: Boss Fight Books has launched its fourth Kickstarter, and my upcoming book Final Fantasy V is part of it. Here’s an exclusive excerpt, discussing a bit about how this legendary role-playing game was made.
Professor Layton is back! Well, it’s actually his daughter Katrielle this time around. But other than that, Layton’s Mystery Journey is the return of everybody’s favorite London-based puzzle adventure game series. Here are my first impressions, about 5 hours in.
A sealed copy of the rare Nintendo Entertainment System game Stadium Events has sold for $41,977, the seller has confirmed to Kotaku.
For a certain type of video game enthusiast, getting to meet Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto is the ultimate dream. You rehearse in your head what you’re going to say. You hope you don’t blow it. In 1997, game music composer Grant Kirkhope had, shall we say, a suboptimal experience meeting Nintendo’s game design guru.
Telling Lies is the next game from Her Story creator Sam Barlow, and it will be released by Edith Finch publisher Annapurna Interactive, Variety reported today. The new game will also be an interactive movie, but with more characters and a more complex story. Filming will begin late this year or in early 2018.
I presented a panel on the history of the Super NES CD-ROM at the Seattle Retro Gaming Expo, and now you can watch the video! Digging for information on this unreleased add-on (and the “Nintendo PlayStation” as well) turned up a lot of surprising facts and crazy stories.
It’s the 30th anniversary of Doki Doki Panic, the Famicom Disk System game that would get reskinned and released as Super Mario Bros. 2 in the U.S. But what exactly was Doki Doki Panic, anyway? That question is answered in this brilliant historical video from YouTuber “Gajillionaire.”