Tetsuya Mizuguchi of Rez and Lumines fame is working on a new puzzle game. 4Gamer says it's for smartphones, while Insider says the platform hasn't been announced. The title is TBA, but the game will have a "mysterious story" and is slated for this winter. Currently, there are negotiations for a global distributor. » 7/29/14 5:00am 7/29/14 5:00am

What do Rez and Space Channel 5 Have In Common? This Guy.

Artist Jake Kazdal has been working in the video game industry for around 15 years now, for companies like Electronic Arts, Zombie VR and Big Boss. » 9/19/11 7:00am 9/19/11 7:00am

Rez Creator Talks About Positive Power of Games, Plays Child of Eden at…

Tetsuya Mizuguchi, the developer behind Space Channel 5, Lumines, and Rez—and its upcoming spiritual sequel Child of Eden—joined the long list of smart, creative types who can boast of having their own TED talk. What does Mizuguchi think is an "idea worth spreading"? » 5/24/11 7:30pm 5/24/11 7:30pm

Dreamcast Collection Coming To 12 Inches Of Vinyl

Sega is once again putting music to vinyl, following up on the bright blue Sega Genesis Collection soundtrack on LP with one for the Dreamcast fans out there. And by "there," I regretfully mean "Australia." » 2/15/11 10:00pm 2/15/11 10:00pm

Team Fortress 2 Does Its Best Dreamcast Impression

Space Channel 5 is a Dreamcast (and PS2) rhythm action game that had you controlling a sassy reporter through a series of dance-offs. It has absolutely nothing to do with multiplayer shooter Team Fortress 2. Until now. » 1/27/11 1:30pm 1/27/11 1:30pm

Sega's Glorious Failure Makes Another (Disappointing) Comeback

As expected, Sega revealed today that a collection of old Dreamcast games will be released for the Xbox 360 and PC. And as you'd expect from such a collection, it's a little disappointing. » 1/14/11 12:30am 1/14/11 12:30am

Odin Sphere Voice Actor Gets A Special (And Very Scary) Delivery

When veteran voice actor Sho Hayami (pictured) of Space Channel 5 and Odin Sphere fame checked his mail earlier this spring, he apparently found more than fan letters. » 11/29/10 4:00am 11/29/10 4:00am

U-La-La, The Game Cosplayers of Anime Expo

Fresh off hosting E3, the Los Angeles Convention Center was turned into this year's home for the Anime Expo late last week and over the weekend. And you bet there were cosplayers. » 7/06/10 6:00am 7/06/10 6:00am

Space Channel 5, Crazy Taxi Join Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing

Two of the newest contenders in Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing may not be as familiar to gamers who weren't Sega fans during the glorious Dreamcast era, but Space Channel 5's Ulala and Crazy Taxi's B.D. Joe are welcome additions. » 1/12/10 4:40pm 1/12/10 4:40pm

Journalists In Video Games — An Anniversary Celebration

One year ago today I started officially blogging for Kotaku. What better way to celebrate this anniversary than by ticking off a list of journalists that appear in video games? » 8/13/09 9:40pm 8/13/09 9:40pm

The Sega Hot Wheels Set

Amazing. Currently up for auction is this 2003 set of Hot Wheels toy cars. Boring, right? No. No small metal car with Jet Set Radio emblazoned on it is ever boring. » 11/28/08 5:40pm 11/28/08 5:40pm

You Seem To Have Got Ulala In My Samba De Amigo (Plus Final Tracklist…

Oh dear. You've gone and done it, Sega. You've gone and done the one » 8/21/08 1:00am 8/21/08 1:00am thing you needed to do to get us interested in Samba De Amigo again. You brought in a Space Channel Stage, with an Ulala cameo. Ulala monkeys (simulated) maracas? It's like a Dreamcast reunion party. You know how to get a man mildly excited, Sega.…

Miz: No Reason For Space Channel 5 Remake

Remakes are all the rage these days! Whether it's literally remaking a classic, or just putting out "reimaginings" of long-running franchises, we can't get enough of the good old stuff. By re-releasing Rez on XBLA, you'd think Q's Tetsuya Mizuguchi would be big on the idea of remaking more of his classic titles,… » 6/12/08 7:30am 6/12/08 7:30am