Mario Kart 3DS, Super Mario 3DS Coming This Holiday Season

As part of its press release outlining the 3DS' massive price cut, Nintendo also provided more detailed release information for two of the system's more eagerly-anticipated titles, saying Super Mario 3D Land (November) and Mario Kart 7 (December) will be out in time for Christmas. As will Kid Icarus! » 7/28/11 5:45am 7/28/11 5:45am

This is Why Mario's Tanooki Suit Used to Fly, and Why it Doesn't Anymore

As many of you know, the upcoming Super Mario game for the 3DS will be bringing back Mario's iconic Tanooki suit, the raccoon-like outfit that allowed Mario fly in Super Mario Bros. 3. Though the suit has returned, its functions have changed. As it turns out, Mario will not be able to fly this time around. » 6/15/11 6:40pm 6/15/11 6:40pm

The Near Future Of Video Games, Straight Outta San Francisco

The Kotaku crew is hip-deep in the 2011 Game Developers Conference, bringing you the latest news, newest games, and anything else we can drag kicking and screaming out of one of gaming's biggest annual events. » 3/02/11 4:00pm 3/02/11 4:00pm