Released in arcades in 1976, Atari’s original Night Driver is an outstanding example of doing more with less, simulating first-person driving through nothing more than a series of scrolling rectangles. The new Night Driver, coming soon to Android and iOS, looks like any other mobile racing game.
In honor of the tattoo on my right forearm and the celebration of Easter, I present you with a green rabbit with a gun. Makes sense to me.
(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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
I've tried it repeatedly and can't get the damn thing to work. Maybe this is only for the PAL version of the game?