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Piracy Killed The Dreamcast, Piracy Saved The Dreamcast

42 minutes agoEntertainment / Video Games : Kotaku

Marketing and timing didn't help, but one of the biggest reasons cited in the untimely demise of the Dreamcast was the ease with which games could be pirated. That may be, but as Michael Gapper reminds us, it was also one of the best things about the system. Read more...

World Of Warcraft Wedding Was A Cosplay Extravaganza

45 minutes agoEntertainment / Video Games : Kotaku

Inspired by reader Craig's festivities last year, Taiwanese couple EK and KiKi tied the knot recently in one of the most over-the-top celebrations of World of Warcraft you'll ever see. Read more...

Goodbye, PS3, It Was A Fun Seven Years

Last year was a sad year. Sure, I got some new consoles and handhelds, which is always fun, but I also said goodbye to my Wii, my Xbox 360 and my Nintendo DS, all replaced by newer, more expensive machines. Lots of good memories there, lots of good times to say goodbye to. My PS3, however, lingered on. Read more...

Two Video Villains Team Up Against The Amazing Spider-Man 2

In the spirit of the Sinister Six or possibly that Marvel event where all the villains swapped heroes, Screen Junkies and Cinema Sins have teamed up to deliver a one-two Everything Wrong With/Honest Trailer punch to The Amazing Spider-Man 2, with a twist! Read more...

Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair: The Kotaku Review

Good morning, everyone! Welcome to Kotaku's review of Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair. Since the two of us—Jason and Kirk—have already spent a ton of time this year talking about Danganronpa, we figured we'd team up to review the sequel together. Read more...

Enemies In Super Smash Bros. Sure Love Killing Themselves

When people think Smash Bros., they think multiplayer—people huddled around a TV, furiously pressing Gamecube controller buttons as characters like Fox and Marth dart across the screen. But playing against the computer can be plenty entertaining, too. Read more...

Track: Swimming Pools (Drank) | Artist: Kendrick Lamar | Album: Good Kid, M.A.A.D City

Track: Swimming Pools (Drank) | Artist: Kendrick Lamar | Album: Good Kid, M.A.A.D City Read more...

My First Few Hours With The Sims 4

The Sims 4 came out today. We here at Kotaku haven't had enough time with the game to give it a proper review, but I still wanted to pull myself away from obsessively tinkering with my new virtual ant farm to put some thoughts in writing. Read more...

I’m Falling In Love With Long Video Games Again

I used to be really into the perfect "five-hour" game. Read more...

I Wish Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright Was Better

If Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright were a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, it'd be one of those sandwiches where the peanut butter is all shoved to one side and the jelly congeals on the other, so when you take a bite you can taste either peanut butter or jelly. Read more...

Let's Talk About Triggers and Grips For Your Controllers and Consoles

A few pieces of plastic can vastly improve the ergonomics and battery life of your controllers and portables. Read more...

?Hell Is Like a Disney Musical In Saints Row IV's Expansion

Last time out, the Saints Row series went crotch-first into superhero sci-fi territory. Now, its newest expansion Gat Out of Hell is going the occult horror route. But the game's creative director Steve Jaros says you don't to worry about them "shitting out variants" to the open-world franchise. Read more...

Oh Good, The Sims 4 Has Demon Babies

The Sims 4 might not have toddlers, but judging from the first crop of glitches people are finding, maybe that's not such a bad thing. Read more...

?Arcades In Movies Were Glorious

Ah yes...the old arcades of the 80s and 90s. You may not remember them, but they were wondrous things to behold. And they were even more glorious in the movies! Read more...

A Video Game About How People Actually Talk to Each Other

Imagine being lonely. Not 'no dates for a year' kind of lonely. No, we're talking no physical human contact for days on end, with only a voice on the phone for company. Then, things start to get tense. Trust erodes. What would that do you? Firewatch aims to find out. Read more...

Early Access Game Pulled From Steam After Months Without Updates

The Stomping Land, an ambitious dinosaur game that launched on Steam in May, is no longer available for sale following months without updates or news from the developers behind it. Read more...

The Sims Patch Notes Continue To Be Ridiculous

Today is a big day for PC gamers. The Sims 4 comes out. While this gives us all a great opportunity to brush up on our Simlish, it also means that we have a whole new era of amazing and silly patch notes to look forward to. Read mor...

Meet The Guy Who Spent Seven Months Killing Everyone In Fallout 3

On January 19th, 2014, Many A True Nerd started a new playthrough of Fallout 3. Not just any playthrough, though: his goal was to eradicate everyone from the capital wasteland. Read more...

Star Trek Online Gets The Voyager Crew Back Together

Just because Star Trek: Voyager was pretty horrible doesn't mean we don't miss the folks who starred in it. Five members of Captain Janeway's crew are reprising their roles for the next Star Trek Online expansion, "Delta Rising." Read more...

Destiny Limited Edition, Plus More Power and More Peripherals [Deals]

You're running out of chances for the Destiny Limited Edition to come back in stock because the game releases. Grab it today. Read more...

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