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

Your Next Great Game Pass Obsession

Your Next Great Game Pass Obsession

screenshot: Splashteam / Tinybuild / Kotaku It’s been years since we got news about Pikmin 4, Nintendo’s next entry in the beloved RTS puzzle franchise. But don’t worry. If you’ve been craving some minion management, puzzle solving, cute worlds to explore, and maybe even some platforming, then you should check out Tinykin. And best of … 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

How To Calculate A Game’s True Value From Its Price And Length

How To Calculate A Game's True Value From Its Price And Length

Image: FromSoftware / Kotaku As we all know, video games are judged on four criteria: The graphics, the gameplay familiarity, the price, and the length. But often times, the “video games media” conflates such objective judgments with corrupting elements of so-called artistic value and cultural impact. With games like the recently released, but woefully brief … Read more

Sonic Origins Co-Dev Is Very Unhappy With The State Of The Game

Sonic Origins Co-Dev Is Very Unhappy With The State Of The Game

Software developer Simon “Stealth” Thomley of Headcannon—the studio behind Sonic Mania—popped off on the state of the remastered Sonic Origins bundle, on which the team also worked. In a series of tweets, he said Headcannon had to put in “major time crunch” and was barred from implementing “major fixes” before its June 23 release. Ultimately, … Read more