Chris Kohler
chriskohler
Features Editor, Kotaku. Japanese curry aficionado. Author of the books Power-Up: How Japanese Video Games Gave the World an Extra Life and Final Fantasy V from Boss Fight Books.
11/14/19
4:12 PM
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Whoops, that was a mistake on our part! It’s been corrected to 2009.

11/1/19
6:00 PM
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Why did I forget to put this into the piece?! Yes, this is absolutely true. Look for a stamped/embossed two-digit alphanumeric code on all Game Boy games’ labels.

11/1/19
5:59 PM
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I don’t know. I could go buy a poster of the Mona Lisa but that doesn’t mean the real one’s not worth anything.

11/1/19
1:34 PM
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Actually, this was a mistake - like PlayStation 1 and 2, Saturn fakes won’t run on original consoles. I’ve corrected this.

10/3/19
1:04 PM
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Yeah, I think that would be a very smart next step for the developer, at this point. The games are very similar in design to Link’s Awakening, so all the work that went into this should be easily transferable (as “easy” as game design gets, that is).

9/24/19
5:25 PM
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Yep, it’s Civilization 6. I guess I had “PlayStation 4" on the brain when I typed that. Fixed now (in both places)!

8/22/19
4:33 PM
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In general, when you really love a story, and are so happy to have written it, and lavish tons of care on it, and get really excited about the prospect of people reading it, that’s a pretty good indication that it’s going to totally bomb traffic-wise for no discernible reason. I think everybody has a story like that.

8/22/19
4:27 PM
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I edit things! This could be as simple as editing a short post by a staff writer to finding, negotiating, editing, and publishing a piece from a freelancer, which is a many-step process that generally requires a lot more work on our part than a post turned around by a staffer.

I’d like to play the Genesis Mini today, Read more

8/22/19
4:18 PM
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I’ve written several pieces about it and did a whole video series, so yes!

7/13/19
12:13 PM
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Well, I did it: I sucked it up and deleted the level, which had about 600 plays or so, and re-uploaded a fixed version. This is the only option Nintendo gives you - delete, wipe the whole thing, and upload another version, which it treats as a totally separate level. I didn’t mean to make a death trap, but people are Read more

7/13/19
1:21 AM
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Welp. Believe me that I didn’t want this to be a huge deathtrap that devoured hundreds of souls, but you never can tell what other people are gonna do! 

7/13/19
1:05 AM
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I forget but it’s the first thing that popped up when I searched for “bone font.”