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Paul Krugman Will Punch Your F**king Teeth In

I wish all articles on economics had Street Fighter style GIFs. Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman gets turned into retro-style arcade animations in a sharp-looking Bloomberg piece.


The Wrong Pac-Man Just Got Into The Video Game Hall Of Fame

There’s a World Video Game Hall of Fame now, and the first class of inductees was announced yesterday. Pong, Pac-Man, Super Mario Bros., Tetris, Doom, and World of Warcraft are to video games what Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson, Babe Ruth, and Honus Wagner are to baseball.


I Love It When Tekken 7's Mum And Dad Fight

Video: Kazuya’s mum has got it going on, and by “it” I mean summoning tigers to beat up her husband. This is pretty much marriage in a nutshell. Unlocking in Japanese arcades next week, Kazumi is the latest addition to the ever-expanding Mishima family.


Here's A Good Time At A Japanese Arcade

Not that having a good time in a Japanese arcade is by any means difficult! Still, a group of gamers show what they can do on a Sega Maimai music game cabinet. A good time is had by all.


The Crazy Urban Legend Of The Killer Arcade Machine

Let me tell you a story. It involves an arcade game, the CIA, epilepsy, suicide and one of the greatest urban legends in all of video gaming.


Hands On With The Dissidia: Final Fantasy Arcade Game

This past weekend in Tokyo, Square Enix did their first location test of the upcoming Dissidia: Final Fantasy arcade — and Kotaku was on hand to try it out.


Tetsuya Nomura On Redesigning Characters For Dissidia Final Fantasy

With the release of the latest Dissidia Final Fantasy trailer, Kingdom Hearts director and zipper enthusiast, Tetsuya Nomura sat down to talk about the newest addition to the character roster.


Um, There Are Zombies In Buck Hunter Now

Look, there’s only so many years you can keep shooting innocent defenceless animals before the formula gets a little stale. Which might explain why the next Buck Hunter arcade game — Big Buck HD Wild — is full of zombies.


Classic Arcade Machines In Tiny LEGO Form

Space Harrier. Out Run. Thunder Blade. Apart from being Sega arcade games from the eighties, what do they have in common? LEGO, of course.


How To Beat Up Pokémon In Japanese Arcades

The new Pokémon fighting game, Pokkén Tournament is hitting arcades in Japan later this year, and a new trailer is out to offer new details, including a breakdown of the controls.