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Happy 20th Anniversary To My Favorite Final Fantasy

In 2000, after a pair of PlayStation games that were more science fiction than swords and sorcery, I wanted a Final Fantasy that skewed heavily towards classic fantasy fare. Final Fantasy IX, released on July 7, 2000, in Japan, was exactly the game I was looking for. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Exclusive: Armin van Buuren reflects on 10 years of A State of Trance at Ultra

A State of Trance will be celebrating its 10-year anniversary at Ultra Music Festival in 2020. To commemorate the landmark, Dancing Astronaut got in touch with van Buuren to highlight some of the most resounding notches in ASOT’s history at the festival. The flagship trance cornerstone, ASOT, bred by genre champion Armin van Buuren, recently […]

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Exclusive: Armin van Buuren reflects on 10 years of A State of Trance at Ultra

A State of Trance will be celebrating its 10-year anniversary at Ultra Music Festival in 2020. To commemorate the landmark, Dancing Astronaut got in touch with van Buuren to highlight some of the most resounding notches in ASOT’s history at the festival. The flagship trance cornerstone, ASOT, bred by genre champion Armin van Buuren, recently […]

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Our Best (And Worst) Memories Of The PlayStation, 25 Years Later

On this day 25 years ago, the Sony PlayStation released in Japan. A lot of us here at Kotaku have pretty fond memories of the PlayStation, from bartering for access with our siblings to sitting in dark, dusty basements, illuminated only by the light of an old TV and some sharp, sharp polygons. Take a […]

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Our Best (And Worst) Memories Of The PlayStation, 25 Years Later

On this day 25 years ago, the Sony PlayStation released in Japan. A lot of us here at Kotaku have pretty fond memories of the PlayStation, from bartering for access with our siblings to sitting in dark, dusty basements, illuminated only by the light of an old TV and some sharp, sharp polygons. Take a […]

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‘Shop Contest: Sesame Street’s 50th Anniversary, Winners!

Last week I asked you all to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the beloved educational TV show, Sesame Street! And we celebrate the only way we know-how around these parts, which is to shove non-video game characters into video games. We truly are an odd bunch, aren’t we?Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Fabric to celebrate 20th anniversary with double-header compilation

The past few years have been quite a roller coaster for iconic London club Fabric, which faced a near-permanent closure in 2019 after losing its license. Luckily, its attendees and artist guests pulled through en masse, petitioning successfully to keep the venue’s doors open. After a triumphant return, Fabric is now celebrating its 20th anniversary […]

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The Chemical Brothers release 2 new remixes of ’90s classic ‘Hey Boy Hey Girl’

In anticipation of the Anniversary Edition of their third LP, Surrender, The Chemical Brothers have released two new mixes of the album’s lead single “Hey Boy Hey Girl.“ The 1999 original represents The Chemical Brothers at their pinnacle, fusing ’60s psychedelia with the electro-rock sound that permeated the English rave scene just a few decades […]

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The Chemical Brothers release 2 new remixes of ’90s classic ‘Hey Boy Hey Girl’

In anticipation of the Anniversary Edition of their third LP, Surrender, The Chemical Brothers have released two new mixes of the album’s lead single “Hey Boy Hey Girl.“ The 1999 original represents The Chemical Brothers at their pinnacle, fusing ’60s psychedelia with the electro-rock sound that permeated the English rave scene just a few decades […]

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Rest in Peace DJ AM—revisit the legendary selector’s Coachella performance with Travis Barker on the 10th anniversary of his passing

It has been an entire decade since we lost DJ AM. In that time, dance music has evolved ten times over into the global phenomenon it has become today—perhaps in ways AM might not even recognize if he were still here. Though when the legendary selector died on August 28, 2009 the genre was still […]

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15 years of Pryda: Eric Prydz shares expansive second edition of Pryda 15 EP series

Eric Prydz‘s ornate sonic catalog has long rested on the pinnacle of the progressive house hierarchy. A master of iconoclastic live visuals and multifaceted aural approaches, Prydz has developed a number of aliases over the years, through which he can categorize his kaleidoscope of varying sound designs: namely Eric Prydz, Cirez D, and Pryda. Pryda […]

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15 years of Pryda: Eric Prydz shares expansive second edition of Pryda 15 EP series

Eric Prydz‘s ornate sonic catalog has long rested on the pinnacle of the progressive house hierarchy. A master of iconoclastic live visuals and multifaceted aural approaches, Prydz has developed a number of aliases over the years, through which he can categorize his kaleidoscope of varying sound designs: namely Eric Prydz, Cirez D, and Pryda. Pryda […]

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15 years of Pryda: Eric Prydz shares expansive second edition of Pryda 15 EP series

Eric Prydz‘s ornate sonic catalog has long rested on the pinnacle of the progressive house hierarchy. A master of iconoclastic live visuals and multifaceted aural approaches, Prydz has developed a number of aliases over the years, through which he can categorize his kaleidoscope of varying sound designs: namely Eric Prydz, Cirez D, and Pryda. Pryda […]

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Minecraft’s New 10th Anniversary Map Is Awesome And Hides A Few Secrets

Minecraft is celebrating its 10th anniversary since it was first released, back in 2009. To pay tribute to this milestone, Mojang teamed up with Blockworks to create a massive map covering the entire history of the popular game. And for those who dig deep, you might find a few secrets and Easter Eggs. Read more… […]

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A Look Back at Farscape: Aliens, Puppets, and Criminals on the Run

When we think about space operas, we think about Star Wars or Star Trek, or even Stargate. These are the sweeping, grand sagas, with stalwart heroes and clear distinctions between right and wrong. Farscape is not that kind of story. Read more…

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It has been half a decade since we were blessed with ‘Recess,’ revisit Skrillex’s celebrated debut LP here

Five years in electronic music can often feel more like fifteen. The breakneck pace by which our culture moves, develops, and evolves these days makes a half decade gap feel more like a lifetime for Skrillex fans celebrating the five year anniversary of Recess today (March 18). The album’s release date is often contested, as the LP […]

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