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Legendary Namco Graphic Designer Hiroshi Ono Dies At 64

Hiroshi Ono, better known as “Mr. Dotman,” passed away on October 16. The news was announced by his official Twitter account. According to Automaton, Ono had been hospitalized for autoimmune hepatitis. He was 64 years old. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Former Pac-Man Champ Billy Mitchell Can Now Sue World Record Leaderboard Group

Billy Mitchell, a pro gamer best known for making the numbers on an arcade machine get really big, is going to court. As spotted by Axios’ Stephen Totilo, a U.S. appeals court gave the green light yesterday for Mitchell to proceed with a defamation suit against Twin Galaxies, the popular gaming leaderboard site.Read more… Continue […]

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Former Pac-Man Champ Billy Mitchell Can Now Sue World Record Leaderboard Group

Billy Mitchell, a pro gamer best known for making the numbers on an arcade machine get really big, is going to court. As spotted by Axios’ Stephen Totilo, a U.S. appeals court gave the green light yesterday for Mitchell to proceed with a defamation suit against Twin Galaxies, the popular gaming leaderboard site.Read more… Continue […]

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Sora Is The Final Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Character

Well, for every person who’s thrilled, ten more are pissed. Probably. During a digital presentation this morning, Masahiro Sakurai at long last unveiled the final fighter for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. It’s Sora, from Kingdom Hearts. He’ll be available October 18.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Sora Is The Final Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Character

Well, for every person who’s thrilled, ten more are pissed. Probably. During a digital presentation this morning, Masahiro Sakurai at long last unveiled the final fighter for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. It’s Sora, from Kingdom Hearts. He’ll be available October 18.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Billy Mitchell’s Old Website Now Debunks His Controversial Pac-Man High Scores

If nothing else, you’ve gotta respect the bit. Billy Mitchell, the so-called “video game player of the century,” appears to have let ownership over his old website, perfectpacman.com, lapse some years ago. Now someone else has commandeered the domain, and is using it to publish a multipart investigation into the…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Seriously, There’s A Frogger Game Show Now?

Frogger, the 1981 arcade game about one amphibian’s quest to shed light on the insidious evils of the automotive industry, is getting an obstacle-course game show adaptation. NBCUniversal will start airing episodes on its Peacock streaming platform next month, and just released an initial trailer this morning. Yes, it…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Seriously, There’s A Frogger Game Show Now?

Frogger, the 1981 arcade game about one amphibian’s quest to shed light on the insidious evils of the automotive industry, is getting an obstacle-course game show adaptation. NBCUniversal will start airing episodes on its Peacock streaming platform next month, and just released an initial trailer this morning. Yes, it…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Seriously, There’s A Frogger Game Show Now?

Frogger, the 1981 arcade game about one amphibian’s quest to shed light on the insidious evils of the automotive industry, is getting an obstacle-course game show adaptation. NBCUniversal will start airing episodes on its Peacock streaming platform next month, and just released an initial trailer this morning. Yes, it…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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A Stop-Motion 8-Bit Lego Masterpiece Nine Years In The Making

12 years ago Swedish musical duo Rymdreglage released the now-legendary Lego animated music video, 8-Bit Trip. This week, after nine years of work, three of which were spent building a custom camera-control rig, Daniel Larsson and Tomas Redigh triumphantly return with 8-Bit Trip 2, one of the most impressive…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Nuclear Bombs And Video Games Were Created By The Same Guy

As is the case for many a smug pedant, I’ve long enjoyed knowing the very first video game was called Tennis For Two, created in 1958, and played via a computer hooked up to an oscilloscope. But I only just found out the guy who made it, one William Higinbotham, also co-created the first ever […]

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Nuclear Bombs And Video Games Were Created By The Same Guy

As is the case for many a smug pedant, I’ve long enjoyed knowing the very first video game was called Tennis For Two, created in 1958, and played via a computer hooked up to an oscilloscope. But I only just found out the guy who made it, one William Higinbotham, also co-created the first ever […]

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Her Award-Winning Gaming Collection Could Get Her Paid. But That’s Not The Point.

There’s a room in Linda Guillory’s house that could make any video game nerd fall to their knees in worship. Her walls are lined with sturdy shelving units and display cases, each stuffed with boxes upon boxes of handheld video games. But unlike most video game collections that are kept behind glass, in plastic…Read more… […]

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Her Award-Winning Gaming Collection Could Get Her Paid. But That’s Not The Point.

There’s a room in Linda Guillory’s house that could make any video game nerd fall to their knees in worship. Her walls are lined with sturdy shelving units and display cases, each stuffed with boxes upon boxes of handheld video games. But unlike most video game collections that are kept behind glass, in plastic…Read more… […]

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The Company That Gave You Pac-Man And Gundam Is Making Sounds For Nissan Now

Modern cars do a lot of beeping. Some do so much you’ll want to drive them into a lava pool. To be fair, though, there’s a lot of little things modern cars want your attention about, and they have to talk to you somehow. Nissans have been no exception, and have had a vocabulary of […]

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The Company That Gave You Pac-Man And Gundam Is Making Sounds For Nissan Now

Modern cars do a lot of beeping. Some do so much you’ll want to drive them into a lava pool. To be fair, though, there’s a lot of little things modern cars want your attention about, and they have to talk to you somehow. Nissans have been no exception, and have had a vocabulary of […]

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18 Movies That Are Basically ‘IP Orgies’

To our 2021 eyes, the original Space Jam was pretty modest in its ambitions: Reinvent the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies characters by teaming them up with fictionalized versions of real NBA stars like Michael Jordan. That, of course, was before Warner Brothers owned about 33% of everything ever conceived of by… Read more…

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Black Woman Gets Two World Records For Her Vast Vintage Gaming Collection

Y’all! A Black woman was named the winner of not one but two world records for having the largest collection of LCD and playable gaming systems and my mind is alight with joy.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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‘Vagina Bones,’ Kirby’s Eyebrows, And Other Bizarre American Video Game Changes

America’s birthday is nearly upon us, and you know what that means: It’s time to loudly blow stuff up so that we can drown out the self-conscious voices in our heads that remind us how weird and bad America can be. In honor of All Of That, this week’s Splitscreen is about how games from […]

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Old Flier Invites Kids To Do Nintendo Crimes

Ever wanted the likes of Donkey Kong Jr., Excitebike, Popeye, Pac-Man, Galaga, and many more classics on one single game cartridge for the low, low price of $24 plus shipping and handling? Time-travel back to 1990 and this technological “gray market” wonder could be yours.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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