In Japan, there is an anime called Love Live! It’s about schoolgirl idols. It’s more than just popular. Way more. »
You might have seen some Angry Birds arcade machines before, but they’ve just been big-screen ports of the mobile game. There’s an official Angry Birds arcade game coming, and it looks a lot more fun than the Angry Birds you’ve played and are now ignoring steadfastly. »
Transformers: Human Alliance was an OK arcade shooter that came out a couple of years ago. It was a pretty standard lightgun affair. This new special edition of the game, only available in Japanese arcades, is anything but standard. »
With one of its major IPs drawing to a close, the master fighting game maker is looking to something new. »
Kazuya’s mom has got it going on, and by “it” I mean summoning tigers to beat up her husband. This is pretty much marriage in a nutshell. »
This past weekend in Tokyo, Square Enix did their first location test of the upcoming Dissidia: Final Fantasy arcade—and Kotaku was on hand to try it out.
Let me tell you a story. It involves an arcade game, the CIA, epilepsy, suicide and one of the greatest urban legends in all of video gaming.
Look, there's only so many years you can keep shooting innocent defenceless animals before the formula gets a little stale. Which might explain why the next Buck Hunter arcade game—Big Buck HD Wild—is full of zombies. »
Space Harrier. Out Run. Thunder Blade. Apart from being Sega arcade games from the eighties, what do they have in common? LEGO, of course. »
Nintendo had a pretty strange relationship with Star Wars in the early years of its video game enterprise. We've already seen the weird shit that went down when Star Wars came to the NES, but a 1979 arcade game was even weirder. »
Announced this weekend at the Japanese Amusement Expo, Dissidia Final Fantasy takes Square Enix's franchise-wide fighting game from the PSP to the arcade with three-on-three battles between a horde of iconic characters. »