Mario Strikers Daisy Fandom Is Ready To Riot Against Nintendo

In an ideal world, Battle League gets Kaiju Daisy DLC.Picture: Nintendo / Kotaku Nintendo fans are currently up in arms, but not over graphical downgrades gold Pokédex revamps. Nope, this time, it’s over a shunned character in an upcoming game, and not even an A-lister at that: Princess Daisy isn’t in Mario Strikers: Battle League. … Read more

The Switch Lineup Is Gonna Totally Dominate The Rest Of 2022

screenshot: nintendo Following yesterday’s delay of red fall and Starfield, Microsoft’s two big blockbusters for the year, the release slate for the back half of 2022 might seem especially barren. Pop quiz: Have you been paying attention to the Switch? Read More: So Much For Video Game Release Dates As my colleague Ethan Gach pointed … Read more

Nintendo Hypes Splatoon 3 And More As Labor Complaints Continue

Picture: Nintendo / MobyGames / Kotaku It’s been nearly a month since a former employee filed a National Labor Relations Board complaint against Nintendo alleging surveillance, coercion, and retaliation. Outside of an initial statement denying the company engaged in union-busting, the house of mario has remained publicly silent in the face of an increasing number … Read more

With Starfield and BotW 2 Delays, 2022 Loses More Big Games

Picture: Sony/Kotaku Bethesda’s open world space rpg Starfield is the latest major 2022 release to slip into next year. But will it be the last? Probably not. So who’s next? God of War Ragnarok? Bayonetta 3? Gotham Knights? This fall, traditionally the biggest release season of the year, remains an almost entirely blank slate, and … Read more

What does “It’s Miyamoto” mean? The guide to child culture for disconnected adults

Screenshot: Twitter/Stephen Johnson Most agreed that their first impression of the tweet was that it must have come from a parody account. But no. It’s from the official Nintendo Twitter. The blue check is there. “WWhy the first 3 words read like an email scam/hostage situation?” asked @rabbidluigi. Others parodied the format with tweets like … Read more

Mario Kart Tour teases the release of a fan-favorite track

Image: Nintendo Update: Nintendo has confirmed that Coconut Mall is indeed coming to Mario Kart Tour with the upcoming Doctor Tour. And, as you’d expect, Dr. Mario and Dr. Luigi will join the race, complete with pill karts and flashing taillights! Well, we can’t believe we missed Dr. Mario’s clues in the teaser image – … Read more

Dragon Age 4 QA Devs Say They’re Syndicating RE: Bad Pay, Safety

Picture: Bioware / EA The video game industry is currently undergoing a small but unprecedented wave of developer organizing. Last week, it even hit theaters. famous RPG maker BioWarewhere a group of QA contractors working on Dragon Age 4 revealed their intention to unionize. The two main reasons why? Bad pay and worries about returning … Read more

Dragon Age 4 QA Devs Say They’re Syndicating RE: Bad Pay, Safety

Picture: Bioware / EA The video game industry is currently undergoing a small but unprecedented wave of developer organizing. Last week, it even hit theaters. famous RPG maker BioWarewhere a group of QA contractors working on Dragon Age 4 revealed their intention to unionize. The two main reasons why? Bad pay and worries about returning … Read more

Blocks from Super Mario Bros. contain more parts than you think

Picture: Without thinking too much about it, what is the maximum number of pieces you can eliminate from multi-piece blocks in the original Super Mario Bros..? Did you say 10? Well, you’re wrong, but it’s not your fault. You just haven’t delved deep into the nearly 37-year-old game code like a complete weirdo. We now … Read more

Blocks from Super Mario Bros. contain more parts than you think

Picture: Without thinking too much about it, what is the maximum number of pieces you can eliminate from multi-piece blocks in the original Super Mario Bros..? Did you say 10? Well, you’re wrong, but it’s not your fault. You just haven’t delved deep into the nearly 37-year-old game code like a complete weirdo. We now … Read more