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The Agony Of Playing The Same Game For Five Years

If you’ve never played Football Manager, everything you’re about to read will sound absolutely crazy. If you have, well, it’ll just make sense. Read more...

Off Topic: Travel Horror Stories

We’ve all got ‘em. What’s the worst you’ve ever dealt with? What tricks to you use to avoid them? More »      

Update: Hatred Is Now Region Locked In Australia

Hatred, the game kicking up controversy for being all about killing civilians running away from you, has been blocked from purchase in Germany and Australia. The region lock is self-imposed.. More »      

Splatoon ties end in seemingly arbitrary wins

In many ways Splatoon offers the third-person multiplayer shooter a fresh coat of paint with its focus on territory control over killing. But there's one peculiar flaw players have unearthed in Nintendo's fastest-selling new Wii U franchise: its ties are won arbitrarily. Show More Summary

A Hockey Celebration Gets A Little Weird

27 minutes agoEntertainment / Video Games : Kotaku

On today’s episode of Highlight Reel we have bad archers, good snipes, cheeky NPCs, glitchy celebrations and much more! Read more...

The Swords Of Defiant: Forging A New Path For The Australian Games Industry

Defiant Development has been around for five years. Formed after the closure of Pandemic, it represents something grander than the video games it creates. For the Australian games industry, it represents a transition. For the people who work there? A safe haven in an world that is constantly in flux. More »      

Hand Of Fate Headlines The Xbox One's New Indie Game Bundle

Aussies will be able to buy an exclusive Xbox One bundle consisting entirely of indie games such as Threes!, Jackbox Party Pack, and the Brisbane-made, critically acclaimed Hand of Fate. More »      

If You Tie A Splatoon Match, Bullshit Happens

53 minutes agoEntertainment / Video Games : Kotaku

Ever wonder what happens if two teams cover the field with the same amount of paint in Turf Wars? Is there sudden death? A tie-breaker? I wish. Read more...

Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare's Next Exo Zombies Chapter Stars Bruce Campbell

Hollywood actor and television star Bruce Campbell has a prime role in the Exo Zombies map of the new Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Supremacy DLC pack.Click To Continue Reading

Xbox One 'Independent Developers Pack' revealed with new controller

It's not E3 yet, but Microsoft has taken the wraps off of this "Independent Developers Pack" Xbox One, in Australia of all places. Besides packing download tokens for five indie games (Hand of Fate, Threes!, #IDARB, The Jackbox Party...Show More Summary

Windows 10 Release Date Set For July

The wait for Windows 10 is nearly over as Microsoft Corp this morning announced the that its new operating system will arrive on July 29 in 190 countries. As an added bonus, it?ll even be a free upgrade for folks currently running Windows 7 and Windows 8.1.Click To Continue Reading

Square Enix Revealing 'Secret Title' at E3

A teaser image from the Kingdom Hearts and Deus Ex publisher shows the world -- but that doesn't tell us much.

Order Of Battle: Pacific: The Kotaku Review

Panzer Corps is one of the best—and most underrated—strategy games available on the PC. Thing is, it’s a bit old-fashioned. Order of Battle: Pacific is what you get when a studio takes the same basic premise and makes it a little bit more 2015. Read more...

Thirty Hours In, The Witcher 3 Keeps Surprising Me

If you play a game long enough, you start to be able to predict it. Thirty hours in, The Witcher 3’s still got me stumped. Read more...

Call of Duty's newest DLC has some kickass weaponry

Activision's going through that awkward time of year where it's gearing up to make a big splash at E3 with it's new Call of Duty game, but it's not quite done promoting its old Call of Duty game. That's how we get trailers like for this...Show More Summary

While You Were Sleeping

The Time Woody Reached In Buzz Lightyear’s Crotch Hard-hitting news. Windows 10 Will Be Out Next Month Free upgrade! New Fire Emblem Has Private Castles, Sexy Bathhouses Really get to know your characters. Kotaku US ‘Shop Contest: Bowser’s Big Interview: Winners! What would Doug Bowser, who actually works at Nintendo, wear to his interview? More »      

Nintendo reveals a flood of new games ahead of E3 2015

The NX console isn't the only product Nintendo's working on behind the scenes, naturally. Via a Direct Micro video session, the company has now shared an outlook of its game plan for this year and beyond -- though we're sure it's not telling us everything. Show More Summary

Game Of Thrones Season Five, Episode Eight Recap: Hardhome

Wow. Last night’s episode of Game Of Thrones saw the explosive return of the White Walkers. It was one of the most nail-biting moments in the show’s history and a cold reminder of the otherworldly fate that could soon befall all of Westeros. Show More Summary

Katamari designer's new game Wattam is all warm and fuzzy

"Oh, thank eff. There's a trailer!" A couple weeks ago, I saw Wattam, a near-indescribable game from Funomena and the creator of Katamari Damacy, Keita Takahashi, at a pre-E3 event. (He had excellent socks.) I'd heard that name before, Wattam, but didn't have the slightest idea what it was in terms of being a video game. Show More Summary

The Talos Principle Blends Philosophy And Puzzles On Shield TV

Developer Croteam created The Talos Principle for the PC gaming audience, but now that same game is a launch title on the Nvidia Shield Android TV. The new Android TV offers plug-and-play access to Android and GRID games. Croteam sees...Show More Summary

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