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The Origins Of A Classic Lucasarts Adventure

The Origins Of A Classic Lucasarts Adventure

In a lot of ways, Maniac Mansion is where it all began for Lucasarts (or Lucasfilm Games, as it was know back then). The company’s first big adventure game hit, it set the tone for a decade of classic titles that would define PC gaming for an entire generation.

When Nintendo Is Your Penpal

When Nintendo Is Your Penpal

Remember life before email? Like when people wrote letters? On paper? Kotaku reader Matthew does. Because during the early 1990s, he was a little kid writing them to Nintendo.