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Get Company Of Heroes 2 For Free

Humble Bundle is giving away free stuff again. This time it's the World War II RTS, Company of Heroes 2. More »      

Brain Boosting Supplement Aimed At Gamers Misses Mark

Eurogamer's Chris Bratt received an email a little while ago from Boss Level Labs. They were selling what they claimed was the "world's first brain booster supplement for gamers" called GodMode. Curious about the dubious looking claims on the company website, Bratt took an in-depth look at the supplement. More »      

What's Your Favourite Game Of The Year?

Yesterday, we asked you about your most disappointing game of the year. Let's take a more positive approach today and find out what your game of the year is. More »      


Okay, you got me. Yesterday's ScribbleTaku was Spelunky (or "Spelunkey" or "Spellunkee"). I have over 600 hours in that game, you can't expect me to not use it at least once. More »      

Ho Ho Hitman

Hitman was one of the best games of last year. The episodic game had you stealthily making your way through mansions, markets and day spas to assassinate people in all manner of ways. Now you can do all that while wearing a Santa outfit. More »      

What Are You Playing This Weekend?

Ah, the weekend. Those glorious few days where we are free of all responsibilities - aside from most of the non-work related responsibilities - and can do whatever we want. Like vacuum a stranger's house. What are you playing this weekend? More »      

Captcha Is The Hardest Video Game Ever Made

There are video games that are hard. There are video games that are unfair. There are video games that will kick your ass without mercy until you scream for help. Then there's Captcha, which make those games look easy. More »      

While You Were Sleeping

How is it Friday already? I really need to get a better understanding of time. Oh well, here's last night's news. Ghost Recon Wildlands Is Getting The Predator For A Few Weeks • Lineage 2. Revolution's First Major Update Adds 60 Player PVP Battles • Mario And Bowser Get Along Much Better As Build-A-Bears More »      

Vote For Your Game Of The Year?

Yesterday, we asked you about your most disappointing game of the year. Let's take a more positive approach today and find out what your game of the year is. More »      


It turns out there are a lot of games with hourglasses in them. I was being a bit cheeky yesterday because most people wouldn't have seen that hourglass while playing. More »      

What's Your Most Disappointing Game Of The Year?

2017 is drawing to a close and that means it's time for opinions. In many ways, 2017 was a great year for gaming. In many other ways, it was not. Quite a few games failed to meet expectations this year; he developers made some weird decisions, they made some greedy decisions or the game just wasn't very good. More »      

A Look Back At My Favourite Things From 2017

2017 has been a helluva year. While the sky apparently fell and Mark Serrels rejoiced at all of the #content, I was off enjoying a lot of stuff that didn't come out this year. Things that are good tend to stay good. Join me for a little self-indulgence. Okay, maybe a lot of self-indulgence. More »      

No Plans For Australian PUBG Servers On Xbox One

Australian players trying to join the fray in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds on Xbox One have to put up with significant lag due to a lack of local servers. More »      

Kotaku's Ultimate Geek Gift Guide For 2017

Pop culture paraphernalia has exploded in recent years, with geek-friendly properties leading the charge. You can now get everything from Monopoly game boards to doggy chew toys festooned with your favourite games, movies and TV shows. Here are the coolest (and geekiest) gift ideas that caught our eye this holiday season, with links to buy! More »      

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Compared On Xbox One And Xbox One X

The folks over at Digital Foundry have taken a look at the Xbox One version of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. Doing what they do best, Digital Foundry has done a side-by-side comparison of how the game plays on Xbox One and Xbox One X. The results are not pretty. More »      

While You Were Sleeping

It's morning, which means it's time for a quick round-up of the last night's news. Nier. Automata's Director Wants To Burn His Animal Crossing Camp To The Ground • Why Did The Crossy Road Dev Make A Horror Game? • A Game About Biting Faces More »      

Why Did The Crossy Road Dev Make A Horror Game?

Not only is Andy Sum a co-founder and director at Hipster Whale, the studio behind hit mobile game Crossy Road, he also made the ear-shattering GAME OF THE YEAR. 420BLAZEIT. So it makes perfect sense that the Australian developer who's normally too scared to play horror games is making a psychological horror game of his own. Show More Summary

AbleGamers Help Everyone Play

People with disabilities can feel socially isolated and - as games become a greater force for socialisation in our world - AbleGamers helps give those people the tools to play with their friends. More »      

The Nintendo Switch Gave Me Back My Video Games

For the longest time it felt as though video games were growing up with me. More »      

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