This week marks the 25th anniversary of the release of the first Sonic the Hedgehog game, and Tomy is celebrating with a group of plushies that recall a time when Sonic was pudgy, Dr. Robotnik was round and secondary characters were exciting additions.
I've heard plenty of Final Fantasy music remixes in my time, but OCRemix's 35th free album release, Final Fantasy Random Encounter, is the first one I've heard that combines metal guitars with vocals in the style of "Airplanes" as made famous by Haley Williams of Paramore.
We can't believe it's been two-and-a-half decades since Ryu first roundhouse kicked himself into our hearts. Capcom has big plans to celebrate 25 years of Street Fighter this year, starting with the official 25th Anniversary logo. [Capcom]
Tipped by commenter Mountanderson and verified by our own 3DS units, Zelda's 25th anniversary celebration is now in full swing four times over, as The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Anniversary Edition is now available free in Nintendo's eShop and DSiWare.
I'm one of the biggest Zelda fanatics around. So imagine my excitement when my Lords and Masters here at Kotaku said it would be a good idea for me to visit the 25th Anniversary display celebrating The Legend of Zelda that Nintendo World recently set up.
Nintendo wants fans to help them celebrate 25 years of Hyrulian adventure by creating their own Zelda-themed animations in Flipnote Studio, with the winners publically judged by the creators of the beloved series, including one Mr. Miyamoto.