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The New Persona 5 Trailer is More Anime Than Gameplay

The Persona 4 dancing game came out in Japan this past Thursday. A new trailer for Persona 5 came with it. Read more...

Final Fantasy XIV Heavensward Log One: Finally

I’m trying to write my initial Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward expansion MMO log in such a way as to minimize my time away from Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward. This is a good sign. Read more...

This Week In the Business: Fallout 4 The Win

QUOTE | “There is no doubt in my mind that Bethesda is the clear ‘winner’ of this E3.” - ICO CEO Thomas Bidaux, analyzing the media coverage of E3 and finding Fallout 4 had more than 3500 articles, with Final Fantasy VII in second place with a little over 2000 articles. Read more...

Even In Borderlands, Telltale Makes Choices Agonizing

Tales from the Borderlands episode three is out, and it’s good. Really good. Read more...

Batman Kicks A Henchman Silly

On today’s episode of Highlight Reel we have GTA carnage, Witcher olympic diving, Halo turnabouts, and much more! Read more...

Let's Open Up A Box From The Japan Crate Snack Delivery Service

What’s it like opening up a box filled with random Japanese snacks and candy every month? Much like this, though probably without nearly as much beard. Read more...

Alien Isolation's Artificial Intelligence Was Good...Too Good

I stayed perfectly still after they chased me into the air vent. I hadn’t heard anything for several minutes. Surely they’d left by now. Crawling out of my hiding spot, I found myself face to face with one of my pursuers. He hadn’t moved. He started shouting. Alien: Isolation had broken again. Read more...

A Brief History Of Gay Marriage In Video Games

The supreme court wasn’t just copying Fire Emblem when it ruled in favor of same-sex marriage today. Gay unions have been around for quite some time in video games. Let’s look back at marriage equality’s rich history in the virtual world. Read more...

Worth Reading: An Oral History Of Deus Ex

It’s nearly the weekend, y’all. Grab some coffee—or a beer!—and snuggle up with the games writing from the past week ‘n change. (We skipped an installment because of E3. Sorry about that.) Read more...

Shigeru Miyamoto Has Good News For Amiibo Skeptics Like Me

I’m optimistic about many things in gaming, but I’m a confirmed Amiibo skeptic. I fear the day a Zelda dungeon or Smash Bros. character is locked out for those who didn’t purchase the right $13 Amiibo figure. Well, at least I don’t need to fret about the new Star Fox ’s use of Amiibos. Read more...

Bungie Answers (And Avoids) Our Questions On The Future Of Destiny

This past week, there was a lot of controversy surrounding Destiny, a video game in which players travel through space collecting unique resources such as Spinmetal, Helium Filaments, and Red Bull. Read more...

I Played 15 Minutes Of No Man’s Sky

Last Friday, the people who are making No Man’s Sky told me they’d been late to a meeting with Steven Spielberg. The legendary director waited, though, because he—like millions of other people across the world—was fiending to play No Man’s Sky. No pressure, right? Read more...

Civil War Game Pulled From Apple Store Now Doing Great On Steam

Yesterday, Apple pulled a number of games that contained the U.S. Confederate flag from the app store without warning. Today, one of those games is highlighted on Steam’s front page—and players are rallying around it. Read more...

A Japanese Developer's Views on American Games

Last week in Los Angeles, I had the opportunity to catch up with Kenichiro Takaki, known in Japan as the “Bakunyuu Producer.” We talked about what he’s been up to, what games he plays, where he draws the line and GTA5, among other things. Read more...

Zelda II Speedrunner Hits Personal Best, Gets Super Emotional

Neil “PresJPolk” Stevens has been trying to achieve a particular goal in Zelda II: The Adventure of Link for months. When he pulled it off earlier this week, it was overwhelming. Read more...

Kotaku Asks: Monkey Island Designer Ron Gilbert

Look behind you, a three-headed monkey! No, wait, that’s just Ron Gilbert, here to answer your questions on Kotaku today. Read more...

Sony Games Boss' Bonus Bloodborne Strategy: E-mailing The Devs For Help

Power can give you an advantage in life. Let’s say, for example, you’re Shuhei Yoshida, avid gamer who happens to also be the head of Sony’s PlayStation game development studios worldwide. And say you’re stuck in a particularly difficult game. Maybe the PS4-exclusive Bloodborne. What to do? Read more...

Heroes Of The Storm Inspired Character Change In Diablo III

Heroes of the Storm is a Super Smash Bros.-style mascot fighter for Blizzard’s iconic PC games, meaning the rockstar PC developer borrowed tons of ideas from its other games when crafting HOTS characters. The latest patch for Diablo III shows that creative inspiration works in the opposite too. Read more...

Today's Best Gaming Deals: Game of Thrones Monopoly, PS4 Camera, More

The new Game of Thrones Collector’s Edition Monopoly only went on sale on Amazon a few weeks ago, but it’s already gotten a nearly 25% discount off its $60 initial price. I call playing as the White Walker. [Game of Thrones Monopoly, $46] Read more...

U.S. Copies Fire Emblem

BREAKING: Supreme Court says same-sex couples have right to marry in all 50 states. June 26, 2015 Read more...

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