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Microsoft Isn't Satisfied with the Xbox One's Japanese Launch

Things are rough for the Xbox One in Japan! The launch was a disaster, and the weeks following have seen weaker and weaker sales. But good news, Xbox Japan isn't ready to give up. Read more...

This Place Doesn't Exactly Scream "Summer Vacation"

Dennis Chan is an artist who has worked on games like Doom 4, Ryse, Crysis 3 and Star Citizen. Read more...

The 2014 Saxxy Award winners were announced today.

The 2014 Saxxy Award winners were announced today. Here's one of my favorite action shorts, uploaded by Callegos Yavolitak, though you can take a look at the finalists for the machinima competition held by Valve (and overall winner) here. Read more...

Don't Kill Orcs, Brew Beer For Them

We've been slaying lots of orcs lately around the Kotaku office/converted anti-orc nemesis death fortress lately—lots and lots, all thanks to Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor. But not all orcs want to kill or even fight. Some just want to drink. Orcish Inn's Animal Crossing-esque antics are for them. Read more...

A strange, beautiful sci-fi game about creating your own story.

A strange, beautiful sci-fi game about creating your own story. You might remember Elegy for a Dead World, which Evan took a look at not too long ago. It's got a sort of alien beauty about it, and its goal is to let anybody feel like they can dream up cool stories—about dead worlds, no less. It's now on Kickstarter. Read more...

Dad Bowser Is The Father Figure The Mushroom Kingdom Needs

Have you seen the latest 3DS commercial, which is chock full cuteness ? More importantly, it features Bowser Dad. If you haven't, you should. Not only is it good, it is also inspiring awesome fan-art—like the picture above, which was drawn by Rico. Read more...

?What Are You Playing This Month?

It's October! A time of turning leaves and too much candy, when the crisp fall air makes it easier to stay in and play video games, and the flood of new games means there's always something to play. Read more...

People Are Claiming To Be Popular YouTubers To Get Free Games

When Wastelands Interactive head Leszek Lisowski found a Steam key he thought he'd given to a successful YouTuber on a resale site, he knew something was wrong. Read more...

The Uphill Battle Of Making Sims Fans Happy

Every sequel faces a challenge of living up to whatever came before it. The Sims 4 struggles with this more than most video games because the series has such a distinctive and successful history. Read more...

The SteelSeries Siberia Headset Line Is All-New, Relatively Different

SteelSeries launched its Siberia v2 gaming headset back in 2009, and for five years I've not been able to attend a gaming function without seeing them everywhere. Now the peripheral maker has announced a four model family of next-gen Siberias, ready to proliferate supernaturally this holiday season. Read more...

Someone Made A VR Game Out Of A Night At The Roxbury

Ah the Roxbury Guys sketch! It's one of most memorable sketches (and lesser movies) to come out of SNL in the mid-90s. Now you can experience it in stunning virtual reality! Read more...

Dark Souls' Dodge Roll Would Get You Killed In Real Life

Think the dodge roll, a video game avoidance maneuver popularized by everything from Dark Souls to Legend of Zelda, is the height of armed combat, a stroke of tactical genius? This swordsman says you're very, very wrong. Read more.....

A Sims Fan Theory That Gets Pretty Dark

One of the most iconic families in The Sims 4 has a history that the game doesn't tell you about. Read more...

Watch Dogs: Bad Blood: The Kotaku Review

I was very, very close to advising you not to bother with Watch Dogs' big downloadable episode Bad Blood. Read more...

Who Is Kevin Smith Playing In LEGO Batman 3? Hint: It's Kevin Smith.

In what I feel is a horrible example of miscasting, film director and rabid Batman fan Kevin Smith has been tapped to voice film director and rabid Batman fan Kevin Smith in LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham. Read more...

DriveClub and Spelunky Head to PlayStation Plus in October

DriveClub finally leaves the starting line in October, with the PlayStation Plus Edition of the game joining Spelunky, Dust: An Elysian Tail, and several other additions to the lineup. Check out the video above, list below, or PlayStation.Blog to see the full roster. Read more...

The Good And Bad Of Destiny's Crucible Multiplayer

Sometimes when I'm playing a Crucible PvP match in Destiny, and the scores for the Alpha and Bravo teams are roughly equal, the announcer Lord Shaxx tells me that I've misjudged my opponents. Read more...

Destiny's baffling Engram system is finally fixed.

Destiny's baffling Engram system is finally fixed. Patch 1.0.2, which just went live, makes it so Legendary Engrams will now only give you Legendary Items. It also adds more rewards to strikes and daily/weekly missions in Bungie's MMO-shooter. Full patch notes here. Read more...

Forza Horizon 2 Gives New Meaning To Traffic Jams

Traffic is bad enough when there are cars all around you. It's worse when they're on top of you and you're floating in a void. Also in today's Highlight Reel, a new Mario Bros world record, Destiny meets Tony Hawk Pro Skater, and more! Read more...

Spend $100 on PSN, Get $15 Back, White DualShock 4, Banner Saga [Deals]

The White DualShock 4 is down to just $45 today. Knock on wood, we're seeing much better/more frequent discounts on controllers this generation. [White DualShock 4] Read more...

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