Final Fantasy Creator’s New RPG Is Out And Painfully Pretty My goodness. Screenshot: Mistwalker / Kotaku I’m having a problem playing Fantasian, the new turn-based RPG from Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi’s Mistwalker released today on Apple Arcade. I can’t stop pausing to look at how gorgeous the game’s real-lifeRead More…

What’s the Best Single-Player Board Game? Image: Stonemaier Games A few months ago, we asked our readers to tell us what they thought the best two-player board game was. We got a huge collection of answers that ranged from elaborate indies to classics like Cribbage. That was great news forRead More…

The rise and fall of the Game Boy’s weirdest rivals The Gizmondo (2005, $400, or $229 with “Smart Adds”) The only handheld gaming console ever—to the best of our knowledge—released by former members of the Swedish Mafia, the Gizmondo actually looks pretty good on paper. Simultaneously an MP3 player, GPSRead More…