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Exploring the Creative Process Behind Disney Infinity's Growing Army of Toys

Jeff Bunker spends a large portion of his day playing with toys. One minute he’ll be thinking up new poses for Mickey Mouse and the next he’ll be detailing the newest Darth Vader combo attack. He’s a lucky man. Read more...

The Pokémon Anime's Intro In GTA V

God save all the regions of the Pokémon universe with Trevor in it as a trainer. Read more...

How Waiting For The Opponent In Hearthstone Actually Feels

In Hearthstone (or basically in every turn-based game), a few seconds of waiting, while it’s the opponent’s turn to act, can be frustrating. Markytecht on YouTube found an interesting way to show how frustrating. Read more...

Here’s a colored tattoo commission done by professional artist Jayson Hotchkiss.

Here’s a colored tattoo commission done by professional artist Jayson Hotchkiss. It’s a Mario-Indiana Jones mashup titled “The Temple of Shroom,” and it is gorgeous. The crappy GIF doesn’t do it justice, so make sure to look at the full-res version below—and here for more of Hotchkiss’ work. (via XombieDIRGE) Read more...

Track: Sonatine I - Act of violence | Album: Sonatine Soundtrack | Artist: Joe Hisaishi

Track: Sonatine I - Act of violence | Album: Sonatine Soundtrack | Artist: Joe Hisaishi Read more...

So, I Fought the Boss with a Trillion Hit Points

I’ll admit, when I first heard the concept of a game where you fight a boss with a trillion hit points, I expected a fun tactical game with cutesy anime girls. What I didn’t expect was an emotional fist to the gut. Read more...

"Sprout Heads" Are a Trend in China

Putting sprouts in your head, it seems, is now a thing in China. Read more...

The important differences between first-person and third-person games

Picture this: you are a game developer, and you are currently working on a shooter. Obviously you are going to design weapons that pack a punch, program the AI so that it can adapt to sundry in-game situations, and design environments that can accommodate multiple combat tactics and strategies that can range from close quarters combat to long-range sharpshooting. Read more...

You Can Buy Boobs for Cosplay

Anime and video game characters often have unrealistic proportions. But you shouldn’t let that prevent you from cosplaying as your favorite characters. Read more...

Square Enix just launched its official Tokyo Game Show site.

Square Enix just launched its official Tokyo Game Show site. According to Famitsu, Star Ocean 5 will be playable for the first time at the show. Read more...

A Metal Gear Solid Restaurant, It Can't Be 

Dubbed “Metal Gear Cafe,” this temporary restaurant recently opened in Paris. Besides “Le Big Boss Burger,” there are also Phantom cocktails and Mother Base themed desserts (above). And yes, it’s serving up “hot Diamond Dogs.” Read more...

Kind of Like Battlefield 4.

Kind of Like Battlefield 4. Shanghai, China. Via Kurtis Jacques. Read more...

If only 1986 Luke could have seen this trailer with his 1986 eyes.

If only 1986 Luke could have seen this trailer with his 1986 eyes. Read more...

A (Sky) Pirate's Life For me

John Thacker is a concept artist who has worked on games like Team Fortress 2, Left 4 Dead 2, Counter Strike: Global Offensive and Defense Grid. Read more...

Well, The Witcher 3 Sure Proved A Point

You may have seen the news today that The Witcher 3 has sold well over 6 million copies. Impressive! We don’t normally like to talk about raw sales figures here on Kotaku, but I think there’s a lesson to be learned from this particular success. Read more...

Watch Kirk Play Final Fantasy VI For The First Time

Did you know that Kotaku features editor Kirk Hamilton has never played Final Fantasy VI? Let’s change that. Read more...

Crazy Rocket League Goal Banks, Goes The Distance

Oh, you think you’ve scored some long-range Rocket League goals? This is as long range as range as it gets. Read more...

Man Turns Wedding Proposal Into Actual Borderlands Quest

I’ve seen a handful of video-game-themed marriage proposals in my day, but this one takes the cake. Read more...

After a busted first attempt and then some “stress tests”, Capcom has finally nailed down some dates

After a busted first attempt and then some “stress tests”, Capcom has finally nailed down some dates for a proper Street Fighter V beta. It’ll start at 4pm on August 28 (PST), and run until 7am on September 2 (PST). Read more...

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