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Meet the original streamer, who ran his own public access gaming show in 1993
Meet the original streamer, who ran his own public access gaming show in 1993
12-year-old J.J. Styles' local TV show was the predecessor to modern gaming culture decades before Twitch.
After Decades Of Conflict, We're Finally Getting Official Macross Releases In The West
After Decades Of Conflict, We're Finally Getting Official Macross Releases In The West
Macross is one of the finest and most influential anime of all time, but for over 20 years the international distribution of the series’ later instalments—basically everything made after 1999's Macross Plus—has been held hostage by a fierce legal struggle between several companies. Read more...
Alex Kidd in Miracle World remake gets June release date
Alex Kidd in Miracle World remake gets June release date
Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX, developer Jankenteam's remake of the much-loved Sega Master System classic, will be making its way to PC, PlayStation, Xbox, and Switch on 24th June. The original Alex Kidd debuted on the Master System three and a half decades ago, back in 1986 (apologies to those out there suddenly feeling very old), and charted the adventures of the titular martial artist as he set off to rescue King Thunder's son. Those adventures manifested as a bright, breezy puzzle-platfomer (one which Eurogamer's Christian Donlan described as "f*cking great" to me earlier, if you're looking for some kind of quality gauge), and Jankenteam's remake will offer all that, plus more. Read more
Feature: Star Wars Games - Every Star Wars Game On Nintendo Systems Ranked
Feature: Star Wars Games - Every Star Wars Game On Nintendo Systems Ranked
We sort the padawans from the poodoo. Update: Now featuring 100% more Star Wars: Republic Commando. The release of Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker may have 'ended' Star Wars as we've known it for the past four-and-a-half decades, but all it really did was tie a bow on the cinematic tales of the Skywalker clan and the nine-film saga which began way back in 1977.
The Best Video Game Controllers
The Best Video Game Controllers
From some of the controllers that defined gaming for decades to come to some of the newest available, here are our picks for the best game controllers ever.
Rome: Total War gets a remaster next month
Rome: Total War gets a remaster next month
Can you believe Rome: Total War came out a whopping 17 years ago this September? Despite approaching nearly two decades old, the classic strategy game still has legions of loyal fans, and it's about to get even more.
New Pokémon Snap Presents the World of Pokémon Through a Joyous, Fresh Lens
New Pokémon Snap Presents the World of Pokémon Through a Joyous, Fresh Lens
Over two decades after the original Pokémon Snap, New Pokémon Snap seems poised to prove that seeing Pokémon interact in the wild is still really dang neat.
A Kid Icarus: Uprising Sequel Would Be
A Kid Icarus: Uprising Sequel Would Be "Difficult", Says Masahiro Sakurai
So don't expect one any time soon. Back in 2012, the release of Kid Icarus: Uprising gave Nintendo's decades-old franchise a fantastic new chance to shine.
Feature: Clockwork Aquario Developers On The Restoration Of Westone's Lost Arcade Gem
Feature: Clockwork Aquario Developers On The Restoration Of Westone's Lost Arcade Gem
We speak to the team, including Wonder Boy creator Ryuichi Nishizawa. For video game fans who have been playing in arcades and at home for several decades now, the topic of preservation has become a pressing one in recent years.
Diablo II: Resurrected Will Work With Your Decades-Old Saves
Diablo II: Resurrected Will Work With Your Decades-Old Saves
Have a special Necromancer you’ve been farming Diablo II with for years? There’s good news: Diablo II Resurrected will let you import them to continue commanding armies of the dead over 20 years later. Read more...
Video: We Take A Look At The Hidden Mario Golf Game That Didn't Star Mario
Video: We Take A Look At The Hidden Mario Golf Game That Didn't Star Mario
Does Mario Golf need Mario to be good? Camelot Software Planning has been in the business for decades.
Sunday Comics: I Outrank You!
Sunday Comics: I Outrank You!
Hello! It’s time for Kotaku’s Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics.