Saturday Morning Slow Jams - Gummi Bears

This Saturday morning, Scott Bradlee & Co bring us their rendition of Disney's Adventures of the Gummi Bears, a show I honestly could never get into. » 5/17/14 6:10pm 5/17/14 6:10pm

The Games My Mother Played

(Originally published May 11, 2008) May 1st 1980 I came home from school to find my mother waiting there for me, a giddy smile on her lips. She always loved birthdays. Back then we were living in an apartment, my younger sister and I sharing one room, my older brother and sister sometimes sharing another, and… » 5/11/14 2:00pm 5/11/14 2:00pm

Someone's Compiling A List Of Every Video Game Ever Made

With help from a growing posse on 4chan, Pastebin user Data_Baser is attempting to compile a list of every video game ever released. Not just console games or PC games, but every mobile and browser-based game as well. The current count? 43,806. » 4/19/14 3:00pm 4/19/14 3:00pm

BBC to Re-Release Classic Hitchhiker's Guide Game for 30th Anniversary

Infocom's classic The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy turns 30 this year, and to celebrate, the BBC will publish an updated online version of the game on March 8, the 36th anniversary of the series' first radio broadcast. » 2/24/14 6:00pm 2/24/14 6:00pm

NES Remix, a medley of bite-sized challenges based on familiar NES favorites, ended a time challenge after an exploit was discovered. The game's director said yesterday on Miiverse that the "Collect all the coins!" challenge is done after finding out some were able to goose their times by repeatedly pausing the level. » 1/05/14 5:36pm 1/05/14 5:36pm

Play the 2013 NFL Season with 22-year-old Tecmo Super Bowl

The mad magicians keeping Tecmo Super Bowl alive nearly 22 years after its debut have released their latest mod—Tecmo Super Bowl 2014, featuring all of the teams and players of the current league, just in time for the NFL's season opener tomorrow. » 9/04/13 6:00pm 9/04/13 6:00pm

Dungeon Keeper Returns... As A Mobile Game

The original dungeon defense game returns, but not to the PC from whence it came. EA is bringing back Dungeon Keeper as an iOS and Android mobile game this winter. » 8/21/13 1:45am 8/21/13 1:45am

Do You Want a Mike Tyson's Punch Out!! Coffee Table Book? Of Course You…

Lots of Kickstarter video game projects come over the transom here every day, a lot of them wishful thinking. So it's rare to see one that is both a great idea and eminently attainable, but that's my gut feeling about a coffee table book celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!! » 9/01/12 5:00pm 9/01/12 5:00pm

The Little Vector-Based Console That Couldn't is Reborn on the iPad

In 1982 Smith Engineering released the Vectrex, a self-contained video game console that delivered cutting-edge vector based games to the masses. It was the first game console with a 3D peripheral. It was brilliant. » 7/24/12 9:30pm 7/24/12 9:30pm

Think Rampage Would Make a Good Monster Movie? So Does New Line Cinema

Inspired by the classic giant monster movies of Hollywood's past, Midway's arcade classic Rampage is now the potentially classic giant monster movie of Hollywood's future. New Line Cinema has begun development on George, Ralph, and Lizzie's big screen debut. » 11/18/11 1:20pm 11/18/11 1:20pm

Why Yes, I'd Love to Play Wizardry on My iPhone

After receiving a rather lukewarm reception on the PlayStation Network, Acquire is bringing the Japanese-flavored old fashion turn-based dungeon crawling of Wizardry: Labyrinth of Lost Souls to iOS next week. » 10/28/11 4:20pm 10/28/11 4:20pm

The World's Smallest Functioning Space Invaders Cabinet

Here is what is believed to be the smallest playable Space Invaders arcade cabinet every built, using a ROM and parts from a Game Boy Advance. » 7/07/11 9:30pm 7/07/11 9:30pm

It's Nice to See Mortal Kombat Putting Skin On for Once

As reported yesterday, the new Mortal Kombat's first dose of downloadable content delivers new skins for the game's wacky human ninja crew, in honor of the early 90's law of ninja costume conservation. » 5/27/11 11:30am 5/27/11 11:30am

Get Your Hands on an Original NES Software Development Kit

This may look like a busted up Nintendo Entertainment System, but its seller says it's actually an NES development kit, recovered about 10 years ago from the warehouse of a defunct Las Vegas-area developer. It's up for bid on eBay, currently topping out at $305. » 5/08/11 5:00pm 5/08/11 5:00pm

Why Put a Cartridge in a Console When You Can Put a Console in a…

I get the feeling I've seen this before somewhere, and the creator, dany32412 on Instructables, himself says it was inspired by another source. That's still a functioning Nintendo Entertainment System within a modified NES cartridge, which is a great novelty mod. The difference here is the original gamepads are… » 3/24/11 8:30pm 3/24/11 8:30pm

Ducks, Limited

Duck Hunt's erstwhile mallard joins two of its kin in flight for this mixed-media wall art, available via Etsy for $120. The pixels forming the duck are quarter-inch tiles made from salvaged book covers. The entire piece is 21"x26", sold framed with glass. Asshole Dog sold separately. » 3/18/11 7:40pm 3/18/11 7:40pm

What Classic Gaming Achievements Have You Unlocked?

Today in a very special episode of Speak-Up on Kotaku, commenterQuiddity looks back on the achievements he would have unlocked had their been achievements when Chrono Trigger, Donkey Kong Country 3, and Final Fantasy VII came out. » 3/18/11 11:20am 3/18/11 11:20am

LEGO Wizards Don't Stop the Motion in Their Third Games Tribute

Ninja Moped, the Swedish artists behind a series of eye-popping stop-motion LEGO animations depicting classic video games, have released another stunning video, following up these and 2009's seminal "8-Bit Trip" » 3/11/11 8:30pm 3/11/11 8:30pm

Vegas Entrepreneur Bets on an Arcade

Fremont Street in Las Vegas is where you find the low rollers. The five-dollar tables and four-dollar steaks. It's a district with lower rents and higher ambitions, and that's where one gaming-themed bar is set to open this spring. » 2/16/11 9:30pm 2/16/11 9:30pm