Aston’s mid-engined cars wouldn’t be real without Gran Turismo

Drawing: Aston Martin With the Valkyrie and Valhalla attracting so much attention now, it’s easy to forget Aston Martin’s earlier fantasies of what a mid-engined supercar from the marque might look like. Nearly a decade ago, she unveiled the DP-100 — a car designed for Grand Touring 6. We should all appreciate the DP-100; apparently … Read more

Blocks from Super Mario Bros. contain more parts than you think

Picture: Without thinking too much about it, what is the maximum number of pieces you can eliminate from multi-piece blocks in the original Super Mario Bros..? Did you say 10? Well, you’re wrong, but it’s not your fault. You just haven’t delved deep into the nearly 37-year-old game code like a complete weirdo. We now … Read more

Blocks from Super Mario Bros. contain more parts than you think

Picture: Without thinking too much about it, what is the maximum number of pieces you can eliminate from multi-piece blocks in the original Super Mario Bros..? Did you say 10? Well, you’re wrong, but it’s not your fault. You just haven’t delved deep into the nearly 37-year-old game code like a complete weirdo. We now … Read more

Relax after saving the world

Estinien offers you a map, and a chance for adventure.Screenshot: Square-Enix Epic stories require epic stakes all the time: evils to face, worlds to save, the chance for you to be, or watch or read with, a hero who takes it all and triumphs, to be called to life. action over and over again. again. … Read more

Fire Emblem Warriors Was Really Brilliant: A Musou Defense

Screenshot: nintendo Whenever Nintendo releases news about Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes, I’m bracing for a flurry of anti-musou sentiment on Twitter. Just search for “Fire Emblem” and “musou”, and you’ll see Twitter complaining about how Three Houses‘ the sequel would be so much better if it wasn’t a musou. Like someone who loved Fire … Read more

Dark Souls 3 YouTuber beats the game without really taking a step

Squatting is allowed.Picture: From software Many of FromSoftware’s games are punishing. They need calm, patience, and quick reflexes, because any wrong move or panicky action could – and often does – result in unceremonious death. So, you’d think taking advantage of every tool in your arsenal when exploring FromSoft’s games would be a no-brainer. But … Read more

Revisiting Chrono Trigger followed by Chrono Cross after 23 years

Images: Square Enix Chart: Karl Gustavson When we were children, we simply saved the world. It was a big part of calling the trigger of a stopwatch, Square’s 1995 SNES masterpiece about a group of bright and colorful young heroes who travel through time and space to undo a gruesome future. Yes, the game might … Read more

Elden Ring fans find a quest where you have NPCs drunk on secrets

Noted souls YouTuber Lance Mcdonald discovered content, hm, intoxicating that was cut from Ring of EldenThe final version of is quite late in development on the face of it. By working with another YouTuber named Sekiro Dubi, the two restored a surprisingly extensive mechanism from FromSoftware that allowed you to collect dreams to craft alcohol. … Read more

Kirby’s New Game Ends As Scary As Its Predecessors

Screenshot: Nintendo / Kotaku Since Kirby’s debut in 1992, most of its games have started out cute and cuddly to reveal a few. monstrous, lovecraftian horror at their conclusion. It’s a often granny model that we expect from each installment. But the last outing of the pink puffball, Kirby and the Forgotten Landstill managed to … Read more

These Elden Ring Players Are Ignoring Armor Stats In Favor Of Fashion

Forget Elden Lord, I’m trying to get that Elden Bling.Picture: MarkMan23/Indeimaus/MenasLG/Kotaku You’d think the importance of carrying the best battle-ready gear you can find for the frenetic crucible of combat of a souls game is obvious. For the most part, it is. Whether traveling the gothic world of transmitted by blood or the high-fantasy setting … Read more

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