Shigeru Miyamoto Accidentally Trolled Nintendo Direct Fans

Shigeru Miyamoto Accidentally Trolled Nintendo Direct Fans

screenshot: Nintendo / Kotaku Tuesday’s Nintendo Direct was a much-hyped affair, with a whopping 40 minutes dedicated to the Japanese company’s portable console and its games. Most people kept their expectations somewhat in check for this, because Nintendo said that the event would largely focus on products coming out this holiday season. But that still … Read more

Use This Site to Get a Deeper Look at Your Favorite Video Game Maps

Use This Site to Get a Deeper Look at Your Favorite Video Game Maps

screenshot: Jake Peterson Part of what makes video games so darn fun is the pure exploration. Us 90s gamers remember how huge Ocarina of Time’s Hyrule Field felt for the first time, or how realistic Grand Theft Auto III’s Liberty City seemed. While these games are still just as fun to explore today, modern tech … Read more

This Twitch Streamer Is The First Person To Beat Every N64 Game

This Twitch Streamer Is The First Person To Beat Every N64 Game

screenshot: Acegamersam Samuel “Acegamersam” Girarowns a batch of video games. The 32-year-old Québécois has a vast library of classic console titles, including complete collections of North American Dreamcast and N64 games. Five years ago, with a fledgling Twitch channelGirard began streaming the Nintendo titles to a tiny audience. That audience quickly began to grow as … Read more

You Gotta See Elden Ring’s First Real Creepypasta

You Gotta See Elden Ring's First Real Creepypasta

screenshot: FromSoftware / Kotaku With the advent of data mining and instant information, getting video game campfire stories has become a rarity. It’s hard to spread a rumor that can immediately be fact-checked, and even legitimate mysteries tend to be deconstructed pretty quickly. But the beauty of modding is that it doesn’t have to be … Read more

Witness Every Incredible Super Mario Bros. World Record At Once

Witness Every Incredible Super Mario Bros.  World Record At Once

Super Mario Bros. is one of the most storied games in the history of video game speedrunning, and an incredible new compilation shows just how far players’ mastery has come. Why watch just one world record run when you could watch all of them at the same time, in just 11 minutes? GTace’s latest YouTube … Read more

Everything Shown At The Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase

Everything Shown At The Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase

Image: Atlus Switch-owning JRPG fans are feasting today. The biggest standouts from today’s Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase include Persona 5 Royal and Nier: Automata ports for the Nintendo Switch, but there were also neat-looking indie titles like the beautifully handcrafted RPG Time: The Legend of Wright and visually striking co-op adventure White. Here’s our … Read more