Tomasz Jedruszek is an illustrator from Poland who has done a ton of work for stuff like Magic cards, Warhammer 40K, board games and video games.
These days, Visual Concepts are best known as the studio behind the NBA 2K series. But at the turn of the millennium they were making a demo game for the Dreamcast that, as rough as it looked, was very much ahead of its time.
Danalyn Reyes is a 2D artist based in Dubai who has worked in board games, animation and video games.
The Indian state of Gujarat recently banned children from playing PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, after local authorities decided the shooter was to blame for an upswing in “violent traits” among local kids.
Sean Evans is an artist who used to work at Rockstar, and is based in San Diego.
Former Kotaku UK boss Keza MacDonald got to interview Nintendo’s Shinya Takahashi and Hisashi Nogami over at The Guardian, and while the entire thing is a joy to read, there’s one part in particular—about what it’s like working with the legendary Shigeru Miyamoto in 2019—that I thought stood out.
Rising Storm creators Antimatter Games are working on a new title called ‘83, which is set during the Cold War and is hoping to have battles featuring over 80 players duking it out as infantry, drivers and pilots.
The famous F-14 is currently in early access for the Digital Combat Simulator platform, and while most people playing are doing so very seriously, some are out here doing the obvious: remakes of the intro to Top Gun.
Actor Carolina Ravassa has been doing video game work for years now, appearing in everything from Grand Theft Auto V to Max Payne 3 to Just Cause 4. But her most famous role is that of Sombra in Overwatch, one she’s now playing in real life as well as the recording studio.
Zeronis, aka Paul Kwon, is a senior concept artist at Riot.
Just like we’ve already seen with Doom, you can use a neural network to upscale pretty much any old video game textures, and the results are amazing. Metroid Prime 2 is no exception.
Artists George Crudo and Sean Hicks recently set out to redesign Banjo and Kazooie to give them a more modern look.
City-building games are always so big, and heavy. Islanders is coming at the genre from the other side, pitching itself as a light, quick and breezy way to build some nice buildings then get on with your life.
Netflix announced today that among a range of new anime series coming to the streaming platform (including a new Ghost in the Shell from Production I.G and bones) is one based on Capcom’s Dragon’s Dogma.
Taking a corner of the Yavin IV map as inspiration, First Order LEGO have built an enormous playset based on EA’s 2017 shooter.
When UWC—a NES game that had been hidden from the world for 30 years—was uncovered last week, one of the first orders of business was getting the game off a cartridge and into the digital realm so that it could be properly preserved.
A fan of both Star Wars and the finest sci-fi racing game this side of Wipeout has gone and got some of Star Wars Episode 1: Racer running in Unreal Engine 4, bringing the 1999 game well and truly into the 21st century.
Ahmad Beyrouthi is a 2D artist based in Germany who has worked for companies like Ubisoft.
When we talk about obscure or “lost” games, we normally need to have known about them in the first place to know they were missing. It’s not often we see a case like this, where a collector buying a cartridge off a former Nintendo employee is the first time anyone has ever heard of a game.