But was it really so unprecedented?
DESIGN IN ACTION: The Last Guardian's background story proves to be as enigmatic as its gameplay is predictable.
Yes, it plays an awful lot like a 15-year-old game... but there's a reason for that.
Or: How the players got played.
Nintendo's charming Wii U platformer gets a visual downgrade, but there are enough new goodies to make up for it.
As well as more grounded speculation about the form it's actually likely to take.
We close out our in-depth look at Castlevania classic Symphony of the Night by exploring the cumulative power of its brilliant little details.
SEGA's crime odyssey isn't afraid of a little tonal whiplash, which sometimes can be a good thing... but not always.
Such a convenient word, but not the most accurate one.
Can Nintendo convince the world that its new console is a console, not just a beefed-up portable?
How Konami created a new and different Castlevania by building on, and creating contrast to, what had come before.
2017 in Preview: The final days of 3DS and Vita herald the end of an entire way of gaming.
The first entry in a new weekly column kicks things off by exploring the inner workings of a video game classic.
Yeah, the new level-design tool port definitely has some serious shortcomings. Fortunately, we can think of a few easy fixes.
Jeremy explores one of classic gaming's most popular and iconic audio formats (as seen on TV, via SEGA Genesis!).
Speculating on lineups for Nintendo mini-consoles venturing beyond the tired realm of 8-bit gaming.
UPDATED 11/30! We're rounding up and reviewing all the essentials for your tiny Nintendo console. Latest: A carrying case, and a fix for a promising controller.
A look at the dicey boom-era games of ’80s Japan and the vanished studios that made them.
A decade of lamentations for a potentially brilliant service that never quite lived up to its promise.
Pokémon Sun and Moon dishes out plenty of sun, surf, and fun for Pokémon fans.
UPDATED 11/16! Need a longer controller cord? A carrying case? We're rounding up and reviewing all the essentials for your tiny Nintendo console.
Why Nintendo keeps partying like it's 1985... and 1996... and 2006.
Early details about about FFXV's endgame have emerged, to much consternation.
Who could have guessed a week ago how precious the dream of civil civic government would become?
Our latest classic games podcast collapses into itself in singularity of oldness.
Fully updated! Your questions about Nintendo's new mini-console — answered!
Nintendo's mini-NES isn't the ultimate 8-bit experience, but it delivers ample quality for a reasonable price.
Our mini-NES has arrived, and Jeremy will be streaming it for a few hours beginning at 1:30 ET (4:30 PT).
There's still plenty to see and do in Duscae, but it's time to close the book on this massive RPG (until November 29).
The ghost of Bob Mackey returns to tell us the haunting tale of an unbeatable (?) NES death gauntlet: Fester's Quest.