Twitch Plays Smash Bros Is Perfectly Chaotic

If I had to use one word to describe Smash Bros., it would be “mayhem”. Oh, hey. That’s the exact word I’d use to describe a room full of Twitch viewers trying to play a single video game too. It’s almost like Twitch playing Smash Bros. is the perfect combination.


Mario Kart 8 DLC Adds A Classic Stage

Initially, Mario Kart 8 DLC looked like it was going to be yucky. But now it seems like it could be quite good, with Link, Tanooki Mario and Cat Peach. But there’s more, including Yoshi Circuit from Mario Kart: Double Dash!!


Fatal Frame V Is A Solid Survival Horror Game

I am a long-time fan of the Fatal Frame survival horror series — despite my aversion to scary things. And while I’ll be the first to agree the franchise has had its ups and downs, the series’ Wii U debut, Fatal Frame V, is a solid outing for the series.


The New 3DS Is The Portable Nintendo Should Have Released Years Ago

I’m not saying the original 3DS is bad. I’m not saying that at all. What I’m saying is that the New Nintendo 3DS seems so good. It would have been nice to have this from the get go.


Super Smash Bros Announcer Sings The Pokémon Theme

One of the pivotal parts of the any Smash Bros game is an over-the-top announcer, and the current Smash Bros one is no different. And guess what? It turns out the guy can sing as well.


Now This Would Have Made For A Great Mario Movie

MARIO (V.O.) (sullen): “You ever feel like you were out of joint with the world, Doc? Like you didn’t fit?”


33 Years Later, New Donkey Kong Secrets Are Being Found

Despite the fact the game was first released in arcades in 1981, has been ported to hell and back and picked apart on the big screen, Nintendo’s original Donkey Kong is still giving up secrets, most recently in the form of “new” music and sound effects.


The Pokémon Battle That Shouldn't Have Been Cut From Red And Blue

It’s easy to dismiss Professor Oak as a doofy academic who can’t even remember his grandson’s name. But, originally, Pokémon Red & Blue designed Professor Oak as a powerful trainer the player could face off sometime near the end of the game.


Pokémon Battles Are Way Better With A Little Dragon Ball Z

We’ve seen what happens when Pokémon battles get ugly. What about when they get really intense, what happens then? A Smash Bros. mod can answer that question.


The Great Nintendo 3DS Race. Which One Is Fastest?

Last week, Kotaku did an unscientific speed test with the New Nintendo 3DS and the regular Nintendo 3DS. This week, you can see all 3DS consoles, including the NN3DS XL, face off. Let’s see which one is the quickest.