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A new Sony division called PlayStation Productions aims to be the Marvel Studios of PlayStation, developing and producing movies based on Sony’s game franchises, the Hollywood Reporter said today. Rather than license out the rights, Sony has decided to produce the films itself and retain creative control.

The New Castlevania Collection Is A Bloody Good Time The New Castlevania Collection Is A Bloody Good Time

Castlevania Anniversary Collection isn’t quite as good as it could be, but even a limited feature set can’t stop these classic games from still being great in 2019.

Mega Man, Street Fighter II Coming To Genesis Mini Mega Man, Street Fighter II Coming To Genesis Mini

Sega has revealed the next batch of 10 games coming to its Genesis Mini console, including Capcom classics like Mega Man: The Wily Wars, Street Fighter II: Special Champion Edition, and Ghouls ‘n Ghosts.

Playing Atari's Hercules, The Biggest Pinball Machine Ever

In 1979, Atari released a pinball machine called Hercules. At 3 feet wide, 7 feet tall, and 8 feet deep, it was the biggest production pinball machine ever made. If only it had been more fun!

The Golden Age Of Sierra On-Line's 'Big Box' PC Games

Complete In Box is finally tackling a much-requested topic: The classic games of Sierra On-Line, one of the 80s’ and 90s’ most popular publishers of “big box” PC games. And to do it right, we teamed up with one of the best-known collectors of classic PC games, Metal Jesus.

The Animal Crossing You Probably Never Played

With Animal Crossing coming this year for Switch, maybe you’ve been reliving your memories of playing it for the first time. What was your first Animal Crossing? GameCube? Nintendo DS? If you lived in Japan 18 years ago, perhaps it was on the Nintendo 64.

I totally missed this when it was announced earlier this week, but the Switch is finally getting an official stylus to go with Super Mario Maker 2. It’s only been announced as a preorder bonus for Japan and Europe so far, but hopefully Nintendo will give it away in the U.S., too.

Well, That About Wraps It Up For 3DS Well, That About Wraps It Up For 3DS

Nintendo’s not willing to call the 3DS “dead” yet, but the company’s latest briefing has made the whole thing feel like Weekend At Bernie’s.

How Panzer Dragoon Defined The Sega Saturn Era How Panzer Dragoon Defined The Sega Saturn Era

From its early days of promise to its heartbreaking failure, the Sega Saturn was a fascinating game machine. If there’s one game series that is emblematic of Sega’s ambitious, quixotic 32-bit console, it’s Panzer Dragoon. It began as a graphical showcase of the console’s abilities, and finished its Saturn life as a…

Konami's New Arcade Collection Could Have Been A Lot Better Konami's New Arcade Collection Could Have Been A Lot Better

Konami’s Arcade Classics Anniversary Edition is out this week, collecting eight of its classic coin-op games like Haunted Castle, Gradius, and Twinbee. While the games and the emulation are solid, Konami has taken a strangely bare-bones, region-locked approach to the collection that makes it a lot less exciting than…

Castlevania Collection Will Bring The Adorable Kid Dracula To The U.S. For The First Time Castlevania Collection Will Bring The Adorable Kid Dracula To The U.S. For The First Time

When Konami releases its Castlevania Collection on May 16, it will include eight classic games from the venerable series, including one that has never been released before outside Japan: Kid Dracula, a comical action game in which you play as a pint-sized version of the vampire king.

Report: Nintendo Cancels Its Sleep-Tracking Device, Plans Smaller Switch For Fall Report: Nintendo Cancels Its Sleep-Tracking Device, Plans Smaller Switch For Fall

A new report on Nintendo from Japan’s Nikkei newspaper has some details about the future of Nintendo Switch hardware, as well as the future (or lack thereof) of its proposed entry into the health device market.

Mario Odyssey, Breath Of The Wild Will Support Labo VR Mario Odyssey, Breath Of The Wild Will Support Labo VR

Super Mario Odyssey and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will support the Labo VR Kit shortly after it launches this month, Nintendo said today.

The Boss Fight Books series, for which I wrote the volume on Final Fantasy V, launched its first-ever Humble Bundle today. You can get the entire Boss Fight library, including books on Katamari, Kingdom Hearts, EarthBound, and more, and donate some or all of your payment to the Girls Make Games charity.

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