Two new ports are rounding out the half-genie collection on Switch.
Some "research" led to a company-wide obsession in 1978.
In 1989, a lone developer released the LGBT+ detective game Caper in the Castro.
For TimeSplitters's 20th anniversary this year, we talk to David Doak about creating the seminal shooter.
Nintendo Power mainly existed to sell games to kids, but to collector Stephan Reese, it represents something more.
There ain't no gaming like summer vacation gaming.
Soon we'll be able to eat fsteak with Yosuke, but romantically.
It's compatible with those who buy the full game too.
Brian Provinciano is at it again with passion-project ports for the Wii and Wii U.
Atlus asked fans, "Would'jya like to take a surrrrvey?"
Smash Bros. Melee, a game designed without online play, might have better online play than Smash Bros. Ultimate at this point.
Or this could just be a reminder that "Get Low" is a great song.
Shantae co-creator Matt Bozon tells us what a new generation might hold for the chipper genie.
BloodRayne's back from the dead again.
Still hell marching after all these years.
Let's celebrate the simple beauty of sprite-based games.
What is and what could have been.
From A Link to the Past to Planescape: Torment, these are our favorite maps in video games.
There's a functional build, and the story of how it was put together is fascinating.
You can't jack-in with the remake's new demo yet, but you'll want to leave meatspace behind.
On its 35th anniversary, the Vic Viper lives on.
Xenogears 2 died for Spirits Within, much like how Chu-Chu died for your sins.
Love Dishonored? Play the very first game Arkane flexed its first-person finesse on.
Microsoft's talking up its newest advancements for playing old games.
Decades later, Pac-Man's thrill of the chase is still exhilarating.
Once upon a time in the faraway system of Lylat...
From Golden Sun to Fire Emblem, the GBA was a brilliant handheld console for RPG fans.
Its creator revealed the project to disavow any notion of it relying on leaked Xbox source code.
To come up with your FPS name, first think of a pun on a historical figure...
"It was quite surreal demonstrating music I'd created whilst [Shigeru Miyamoto] was in my studio, listening."
Time for these tanks to get even weirder.
Before LucasArts went all-in on voiceover, it tested it out with a bit of LeChuck's Revenge.
USgamer spoke with six filmmakers about their work and how it makes gaming history accessible to viewers.
Finally snatch up some Snatcher.
Also Panel de Pon, a win for those who are too cool for Tetris Attack.
Retro game guide covers were a hot mess, but they sure turned heads.
In 1994, a translator changed game localization by writing a "deathless" apocalypse.
We're nearly halfway to a complete version of the Master Chief Collection.
Billy Mitchell filed suit against retro gaming scorekeepers Twin Galaxies last year.
Bob-omb Battlefield at 4K resolution.
Tracing the history of the iconic weapon from the Atari 2600 to the present, and all the ways that it's influenced gaming.
Director Yasumi Matsuno dropped this nugget on Twitter a little while ago, and it's well worth a read.
Design docs and more have appeared on online forums.
It's not hard to understand why Mega Man Legends 2 still has a small but enthusiastic fanbase.
Hopefully your car will be the only thing drifting, not your Joy-Cons.
Also, Moogles were originally supposed to be a throwaway race.
Three kids versus the end of the world.
It was "almost more like a Kickstarter campaign than something from a major publisher."
In the '90s, RPG fans blazed trails for each other with high-level save files in rented games.
Three decades later, Fire Emblem's enjoying its resurgence.
Atari's Fire Truck is one of the first co-op games in arcades, but that's only one dimension.
There was a reason those buzzer-beaters bricked, it seems.
People like dogs, but they don't like dog eggs.
Let the streets rage once again.
Keep it secret. Keep it safe.
The retro console looks rad, but it's unsure when the box will ship.
We talk to the arcade owners battling to survive the COVID-19 pandemic.
Limited Run Games is also releasing special editions of the original this week.
Maybe the only "essential" mini-console on the market today.
Pokemon Yellow might have had a mate at some point.
It's time to get snobby about children's fashion again.
Before Twitter and Discord, YTMND took on the solemn task of mocking the PlayStation 3 and its boomerang controller.
You can't fish hamburgers out of the trash cans, though.
But to tide you over, check out these retro throwback fighters.
Sea of Stars just picked up a new guest star.
Mario's Uniqlo birthday suits aren't much fun compared to last year's Pokemon line.
I doubt this one will be challenged anytime soon.
Aspyr says a "remedy for this loophole is now in the works" and will come out soon.
You're wrong about Super Mario 64, you're wrong about Super Mario 3D World, but most of all, you're wrong about Super Mario Sunshine.
In bringing the oft-overlooked N64 entry to new systems, Bethesda, id, and Nightdive have canonized its story.
Shapiro chats with USgamer about the return of Half-Life and another "blast from the past" game project that's on the way.
Whether made available because of the coronavirus pandemic or not, here are some free games you can enjoy in the coming days.
The less famous stories, movies, and games that filled in the gaps of Final Fantasy 7's lore.
Don't call it a replicant, though.
Chrono Trigger's detailed endings are an example of how it does everything right.
We talk to game preservation experts about what's been preserved, what's been squirreled away, and what's already been lost.
"Just licensed 5 new songs to [the] Tony Hawk 2020 game."
You'll be reliving Tiberian Dawn, Red Alert, and more in 4K come June.
The lamentations of a tragic guitar player.
He says he's already working with a university museum on exhibiting the unit next year.
That's around $380,000 after fees and still a record, but it looks like high-spender interest really peaked weeks ago.
There's no word on how long the delay might be.
A lost archive from the Westwood era will see the light of day.
He doesn't know about any plans for the series, though.
Why the highest-selling console of all time is also the best.
This mobile game is hair-raising as a handheld experience.
Though the controller's probably a better option.
It was delisted back in August, but you can't keep Scrooge McDuck down—he bounces too much.
A millionaire game enthusiast is bankrolling this latest preservation effort.
A promotional video tape reveals an important bit of Ocarina of Time's history.
There's a Mega Man Zero character who's a treasure trove of lore and timeline links. Stay a while and listen.
The developer of the infamous series of inputs reportedly died yesterday.
Bub and Bob are crossing the Atlantic in March.
If video games are a chaotic digital sea, narrative and endings are its lighthouses.
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