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That Pokémon Slowpoke Song Is Kind Of Messed Up

Remember the official Pokémon reggae song that was released last year in Japanese? Today, it was translated to English — which means we can take a closer look at the lyrics. And well… they’re kind of uncomfortable!


Super Mario Maker: The Kotaku Review

Mario Maker feels like a game that should not exist. Consider this: Nintendo is the sort of company that has specific ideas about the way Bowser would drink a cup of coffee in a movie. It is the sort of company that would develop a height graph, so game developers always know what size a character can be in relation to other creatures in the Mushroom Kingdom.


One Man's Quest To Buy Every Amiibo In 24 Hours

Most retailers are suffering a shortage of certain rare Amiibo — some figurines, you just can’t find in a shop. Unless, of course, you happen to live in very specific places. Then you might be able to find just about any Amiibo you want.


'The Tiny Monsters' Reaches #72 With Tentacool

Dayshot: In June, designer Karolin Gu started drawing one Pokémon a day, posting the results on Instagram in what she calls “The Tiny Monsters” series. She’s currently at Tentacool (#72) and plans to eventually draw every Pokémon in existence.


The Super Mario Maker Manual Offers Helpful Life Advice, Too

It’s been a long while since a video game manual made me laugh or feel warm inside. The Mario Maker manual is something else indeed.


I Beat Final Fantasy VI's Opera House And All I Got Was This Lousy Airship

Every time I would tell people I hadn’t played Final Fantasy VI — a claim which is no longer true, thank god — they’d respond with particular forcefulness because of how much I love music. Not only does FFVI have a famous soundtrack, it features a major musical setpiece: The Opera House.


The Pokémon Company File Stupid Lawsuit Against PAX Party

The Pokémon Company, the business devoted entirely to managing all things Pokémon, has filed one hell of a lawsuit against the organisers of a PAX party that had been scheduled to go down last week.


I Just Finished The New Ace Attorney. It Was Fantastic.

Ever wanted to know what Ace Attorney would be like if it took place in 1901? Well, if you speak Japanese you can — and it’s awesome.


Super Mario Maker Exposes More YouTube Copyright Stupidity

Things have been kinda rough lately. I was having a bad day in a bad week in a bad month in kind of a crappy year. My grandfather suddenly passed away a few months ago (he choked while eating, and the paramedics weren’t able to revive him quickly enough). It came as a shock to my whole family.


Meet The Latest Amiibo: Shovel Knight.

Meet the latest Amiibo: Shovel Knight. An indie game character! Nice move, Nintendo.


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