​12 Cartoons From The 1980s No One Will Ever Have Nostalgia For

The '80s were the heyday of children's animation, when weekday afternoons and Saturday mornings were packed full of cartoons. Some were great; some were just okay, and some were unbearably wretched. Here are a dozen '80s cartoons that don't deserve to be remembered at all, let alone fondly. » 11/11/14 3:48pm 11/11/14 3:48pm

This Is the First Weekend in America With No Saturday Morning Cartoons

Saturday morning American broadcast TV was once animation's home field. Filling a cereal bowl with artificially colored sugar pebbles and staring at the tube was every kid's weekend plan. Not any more: For the first time in 50-plus years, you won't find a block of animation on broadcast this morning. It's the end of… » 10/04/14 11:00am 10/04/14 11:00am

The Seven Best Classic '80s Transformers Episodes

Taking over a billion dollars worldwide, the success of Transformers: Age Of Extinction shows that the enthusiasm of the paying punter hasn't paled for Michael Bay's takes on giant-robot warfare. That ought to please Kotaku's own Yannick LeJacq, at least – he put forward his case for a little Bay loving back in June. » 9/29/14 9:40am 9/29/14 9:40am

Cartoons From the '80s That Would Make Great Video Games

The amazing-looking He-Man game is still going strong. Head to where the side-scrolling smack-'em-up can be downloaded, on Game Jolt, and you'll see a stream of comments, requesting new abilities and offering suggestions for extra characters, both from the original 1980s cartoons and entirely unrelated series. » 8/06/14 7:20am 8/06/14 7:20am