In Japan, there is an anime called Love Live! It’s about schoolgirl idols. It’s more than just popular. Way more. »
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. »
Pac-Man might not seem like much next to today's hyper-realistic gun, dungeon, and gungeon-packed blockbusters, but the tiny puck that aspired to manhood inhabited a surprisingly complex world. His nemeses, the ghosts, are still pretty clever, even by modern video game standards. »
Tom Votava's score of 4,678,440, a Mario Bros. world record that has stood since 2009, has been smashed by Florida man Steven Kleisath, who earlier today set a new high score of 5,424,920. »
It's a boxing game, dude. You're breaking the rules. And by the look of that hit counter going beserk in slow-mo, you're breaking the game as well. »