Katamari Damacy

Katamari Damacy remaster announced

Katamari Damacy remaster announced

UPDATE: Dated for December, coming to PC too.

UPDATE 14/9/18: Following on from Katamari Damacy Reroll's debut during last night's Nintendo Direct, publisher Bandai Namco has revealed that the HD remaster will be coming to Switch on December 7th.

That's not all though! PC players will also be able to get in on the series' wonderfully therapeutic rolling action, with Katamari Damacy Reroll arriving simultaneously on Steam.

And for those poor souls yet to experience the game's inimitable delights, this intro from the 2012 PS2 original should, giant codpiece and all, tell you everything you need to know.

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MOMA Mia! Plans for beefy video game collection next year

"Are video games art? They sure are..."

Video games struggle to be taken as seriously as films or paintings or books or other pieces of culturally accepted works of art. Yeah, thanks Duke Nukem. But there are signs of change; today, New York's prestigious Museum of Modern Art announced the beginnings of a considerable video game exhibition.

Katamari creator resurfaces with Glitch

Eccentric MMO launches today.

Glitch, a cute free-to-play browser MMO from a team that includes Katamari Damacy creator Keita Takahashi among its ranks, launches today, developer Tiny Speck has announced.

Keita Takahashi: Why I left Namco

"I didn't belong there any more."

Katamary Damacy and Noby Noby Boy creator Keita Takahashi has for the first time explained his decision to quit publisher Namco Bandai after 11 years working for the company.

Katamari was comment on consumerism

"I don't use drugs at all" - Takahashi.

At his talk at last week's Game Developers Conference, Namco Bandai's Keita Takahashi revealed that he intended his first game, cult hit Katamari Damacy, to be a comment on consumer culture.

Katamari creator not keen on Wii

Or doing inevitable KD sequels.

Katamari Damacy creator Keita Takahashi has revealed that he's not too excited about the Nintendo Wii, on account of it having a funny controller.

Namco says We Kill Katamari

No more, says website.

Namco has put paid to speculation about a new Katamari Damacy game by, er, dissolving the development team and declaring that it won't be making any more.

FeatureProof that We Love Katamari

Roll up the internet!

People like a lot of games. We enjoy picking them up, playing them, getting as far as our interest will take us and then putting them down again. But what constitutes a game that we love? What makes a game so compelling, so rich, that it develops a fanbase whose adulation of the title reaches far beyond the point where the controller is put back on the table and the game box back on the shelf?

Katamari t-shirts on sale now

Designed by Takahashi himself.

Do you love Katamari? Then you might be interested in a new range of t-shirts that have been designed by none other than the series' creator, Keita Takahashi, together with his chum Ryo Kimura.

Katamari creator unhappy

Doesn't love his own sequel.

Katamari Damacy creator Keita Takahashi has gone on record to state that he was coerced into making a sequel to the game against his better judgement (again) - and that he's not entirely pleased with the finished product.

Katamari PC desktop toy

Cue roll-licking praise.

As those of you who lament my continued employment often note (somewhat perilously given that I have access to the Accounts Management page), we like loud and silly things over here. Imagine our delight this morning, then, when we woke up to be greeted with news of a downloadable Katamari desktop toy from Namco?

Fresh from claiming that Namco basically coerced him into making a second Katamari Damacy game by threatening to do a rubbish one without him, our current favourite game designer Keita Takahashi has apparently told Hardcore Gamer Magazine that he isn't a big gamer and finds most of them boring.

Katamari creator coerced

Into sequel. Naughty Namco!

Katamari Damacy creator Keita Takahashi has revealed that he originally had no intention of making a sequel to the game - until publisher Namco threatened to do one without him.

Katamari creator at GDCE

Discussing development process.

Keita Takahashi - creator of cult hit Katamari Damacy - will deliver a keynote speech at this year's Game Developers Conference Europe discussing the game's development process on day three of the event. He will also offer a preview of gameplay innovations featured in his latest project, We Love Katamari, it was revealed today.

Katamari Damacy

Katamari Damacy

Roll a ball around picking up objects. That's about the size of it. And yet it's one of the best games we've played all year.

Version Reviewed

PS2 (exclusive)

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