Kotaku's 2010 Summer of Gaming might be over, but there's still plenty of sunshine left this season. Why not spend the time looking over the summer-related things we wrote about last week?
Are you fired up for StarCraft II? Do you like novels good for beach reading? Do you have ready access to a supply of sand? You still have time to enter our sandcastle contest, which ends tonight!
When I was a kid, summer meant saving up my paperboy money for two things: Fireworks and video games.
There have been two (well, technically three) games based on the world's first Summer blockbuster, 1975's Jaws. And they all sucked. Doesn't the quintessential underwater villain deserve better?
Even if you owned a Nintendo 64 and loved playing Banjo Kazooie as I did, you may not think of Rare's bear-and-bird action game as a summer game. One wonderful part of it was.
I used to work for a guy who just didn't understand why there weren't any great surfing video games. I couldn't explain it. Does the world need one?
Growing up in the 70s in Maryland, there was nothing more rewarding than a trip to the beach. But it wasn't the sun, sand or the surf that attracted me, it was the boardwalk.
Summertime is more than beaches and barbecues. It's also when Hollywood releases some of its biggest motion pictures. Here's a look at the Hollywood's upcoming summer blockbusters, both good and bad.
The summer of gaming continues, and we're spending part of the week watching clips of the most summer-styled games. Today we've got surf and turf the hard way, courtesy of horrible NES class T&C Surf Designs Wood & Water Rage.
Don't forget about our sand castle contest, due by this Sunday, for your chance to win one of ten copies of the new StarCraft 2 novel, Heaven's Devils.
Three years ago someone built a solar-powered video game console. It was a novelty. You couldn't really say it was ahead of its time, because that assumes such a time will come.
In the summers of my school years I delivered flowers, taught karate and once had a lemonade stand. But I never had a video game summer job. If I did, maybe I'd have imitated 14-year-old Giovanni Holmes.
As we get in a summer gaming mood here, we're spending part of the week watching clips of the most summer-styled games. How about an 80's movie? Here's Epyx's 1984 hit, Summer Games for the Commodore 64.
As we get in a summer gaming mood here, let's spend part of the week watching clips of the most summer-styled games. Does it get any more summery than ridiculously attractive people playing volleyball on the beach?
Summer is a month old, but we like to think of the year's warmest season as two-thirds incomplete. With that, plan your new game purchases with our (belated) Summer Gaming Preview.
I don't know about you, but for me, being Australian, summer means only one thing: the beach. Golden sands, clear blue skies, a blinding sun. And no game captures the essence of this better than the Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker.
Summer is tough on the person who loves playing video games. How can one survive gaming's hottest, sweatiest and slowest season, whether hitting the beach with a Nintendo DS and PSP, or staying home and out of the sun?
As we get in a summer gaming mood here, let's spend part of the week watching clips of the most summer-styled games. We start with sun-splashed Super Mario Sunshine. Who knows when it occurred, but it feels like summer.
Cool nights on the ocean front, the arcade beckons. What's your favorite beach arcade memory?