You Control the Katamari Creator's New Game With a 16-Button Joystick. Wait, What?

That monster of a controller above is what you'll presumably be using to play Katamari Damacy and Noby Noby Boy creator Keita Takahashi's brand new party game, Tenya Wanya Teens. The game is, according to Venus Patrol, "about trying desperately to not say or do the wrong thing at the wrong time, that universal… »3/20/13 7:00am3/20/13 7:00am

Some of Keita Takahashi's Video Game Dreams Will Come True This Summer, And You Can Play Them [UPDATE]

Keita Takahashi, the free-thinking creator of Katamari Damacy and Noby Noby Boy is teaming up with Babycastles, the free-thinking New York City-based video game art curators for a most wonderful exhibition. They're turning several of Takahashi's brainstorms into real-world, physical games for an exhibition premiering… »7/30/12 3:30pm7/30/12 3:30pm

This Touch My Katamari Trailer Needs 500% More Crazy To Be Really Katamari

It's been a rocky ride for Namco's Katamari games ever since Keita Takahashi left the Japanese publisher. The odd, left-field whimsy that the game designer imbued 2004's Katamari Damacy with dwindled with each sequel. Still, Stephen Totilo's last look at Touch My Katamari made me wonder if Namco might be finding… »1/12/12 3:00pm1/12/12 3:00pm