Katamari Damacy's Chaotic Lore Summed Up In Under One Minute

Zeurel and Octopimp's short animation—which is just as good as the original cutscenes—about the first Katamari game's silly plot is enough proof to be sure: it's impossible not to love Katamari Damacy. » 1/22/15 9:20am 1/22/15 9:20am

It's Like Katamari Damacy, But You're A Giant Hole

In Donut County you play as a sentient hole in the ground that gets larger and larger as it consumes all things in its path. It looks magnificent. » 8/11/14 8:30pm 8/11/14 8:30pm

Katamari Rap Mashups Take Remixing To Insane Conclusion

Rap nerds and video game nerds have a lot in common. So whenever the two overlap thanks to the magic of the internet, things get pretty weird pretty quickly. » 7/09/14 1:00pm 7/09/14 1:00pm

Watch This Yoga Ball Transform into a Katamari Damacy Controller

Playing Katamari Damacy is always delightful, but I've always wanted a controller that actually emulated the game. Well, now one exists! » 6/20/13 6:00pm 6/20/13 6:00pm

You Control the Katamari Creator's New Game With a 16-Button Joystick.…

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 7:00am 3/20/13 7:00am

Acoustic Piano Meets Chiptunes, And It's Freakin' Lovely

Chiptune music is all well and good, but I like to give my ear something to hold onto along with all the bleeps and bloops. So I very much enjoy Aivi & Surasshu's new album "The Black Box," which mixes the keyboard chops of pianist Aivi Tran and the chiptune stylings of Surasshu. » 3/11/13 8:00pm 3/11/13 8:00pm

You Have To Run From Room to Room (In Real Life) To Play This Arcade…

Imagine a Defender-style video game where you had to jog across the entire floor of a building to play it. No, wait; don't imagine that. One Japanese-born game designer already did. And it's pretty great. » 8/29/12 2:00pm 8/29/12 2:00pm

This Extraordinary Version of Ms. Pac-Man Fills an Entire Room.

It's one thing for a video game to be called immersive when you're staring at a single screen in one direction. But when you're sitting in a room surrounded by power pellets and aggressive ghosts of Ms. Pac-Man, you feel like you're living inside a game of the arcade classic. » 8/29/12 12:30pm 8/29/12 12:30pm

Some of Keita Takahashi's Video Game Dreams Will Come True This Summer,…

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 3:30pm 7/30/12 3:30pm

The World of Katamari Damacy Infused With Portal Looks Like This

I'm not sure if this is a case of Portal making Katamari Damacy cuter, or Katamari Damacy making Portal cuter. Either way, this mesh of two awesome video games is confusingly amazing. Expand the image for the full effect. » 7/18/12 1:30pm 7/18/12 1:30pm

The Katamari Prince Has A Solution for Long PAX Lines

Moments of grace are few and far between at a hectic conference like PAX East, but this photo of the Prince from Katamari Damacy surveying the queue-room is about as graceful as they come. » 4/17/12 2:30pm 4/17/12 2:30pm

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

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 3:00pm 1/12/12 3:00pm

Touch My Katamari Finally Changes Katamari Damacy

Once upon a time, Namco's Katamari Damacy was the freshest of games. You controlled a little green guy who rolled up stuff to make a bigger and bigger ball that could roll up bigger and bigger stuff. » 12/08/11 3:40pm 12/08/11 3:40pm

That's Katamari Amore!

Katamari rolls on to the iPhone. Again. This time, the result is better. While it's still not as good as the original console games, this is finally an iOS Katamari title that does the the King of Cosmos proud. » 10/24/11 9:30am 10/24/11 9:30am