COVER STORY: With the arcade scene long since dead and buried, hobbyists are building private arcades of their own. We visited one.
As the vinyl resurgence overtakes video game soundtracks, a small UK-based label aims to set the standard with classic SEGA music, much as developer M2 has done with classic SEGA games.
COVER STORY: A small, fan-driven music label is bringing newfound respect to game music by offering veteran composers a safe haven for the classic tunes they love making.
The man who designed Nintendo's revolutionary console recounts the system's birth and the challenges of building an international business.
Alex Bahr's homemade SD Card Drive perfected the iconic Game Boy Camera — but it never evolved beyond the prototype stage.
There are more western developers than ever in Japan, and they're doing everything they can to help Japan's indie community succeed overseas.
The Mega Man franchise may be on ice these days, but long-time developer Inti Creates has a deep and abiding love for the series that continues to live on — even if the character himself doesn't.
Why do so many people care about the untimely death of Nintendo's president? Because he was far more than just an executive.
How the developer behind 8-bit cult classic The Battle of Olympus has survived nearly 30 years of industry upheavals, and what's next for the company.
How Kelly Wallick's Indie Megabooth has shifted from evangelizing to curating for the indie game development community in a post-bubble world.
South Korean game developers set out to show a different side of Korean gaming at a new game show. We went there, and this is what we found.
After the poor reception afforded NHL 15, the team went back to the drawing board. Then they brought in the fans.
How Udon Entertainment gives the super fan insight into a game’s production.
What does the grouping of three distinct mediums into one exhibition say about their place in Japanese pop culture?
How FightCade saved an online classic gaming community from the brink of doom.
We joined Yacht Club Games for the final whirlwind days before the launch of Shovel Knight. Here's what we learned.
Randomizers are giving old favorites like The Legend of Zelda and Super Metroid new twists, particularly for speedrunners.
No one in the world makes RPGs quite like those of Final Fantasy's quirkiest co-designer... for better, and for worse.
Some of gaming's greatest ideas in recent years have come from the old-school spirit of garage developers. But are they at risk of getting lost in an increasingly competitive space?
We follow Wing Commander creator Chris Roberts from his days at Origin to Star Citizen. Oh, and we ask about a certain movie he made.
From Devil May Cry to The Wonderful 101, Platinum Games' mastermind has always focused on making his audience feel as stylish as his outlandish heroes.
Meet the combat photographers risking virtual life and limb to document violence in Grand Theft Auto Online.
More than a dozen different developers have tried their hand at creating Sonic's adventures, but all Sonic games are definitely not created equal. Whose are best? Consider the facts and weigh in!