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Hidden Object Games Are Mindless Fluff, And That's Why I Love Them

It’s looks a bit like BioShock concept art, but it is most definitely not. This is a screenshot from Abyss: The Wraiths of Eden, one of the finest examples of hidden object games, the trash novels of casual games. I love them so. Read more...

The Week In Games: Big Bad Battleborn

For some reason every time I hear the name Battleborn the theme song to Big Bad Beetleborgs gets stuck in my head. I expect there’ll be a lot of that this week. Read more...

Here's When New Splatoon Amiibo Will Be Available

One of Nintendo's prized possession this generation has been the surprise hit toy collection known as Amiibo. They have been selling like crazy along with their new IP, Splatoon. So Nintendo has decided to unleash more Amiibo for the very popular new multiplayer shooter game. Click To Continue Reading

Star Wars Battlefront Is Celebrating Star Wars Day In The Best Way

May the fourth is right around the corner, and any Jedi or Sith in the audience know exactly what that means: Star Wars Day. To celebrate, EA is offering some special gaming events and bonuses in Star Wars Battlefront, as well as other games set in a galaxy far, far away.Click To Continue Reading

New Call Of Duty Trailer Focuses On The New Enemy

The hype train is really starting to pick up steam for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare. The latest teaser trailer gives a hint at the new enemy that players will presumably face off against (or even possibly join, depending on how the story plays out), arriving just ahead of its official announcement.Click To Continue Reading

The Weirdly Dark And Insightful StarCraft Visual Novel Is Getting A Sequel

One of the most honest looks at competitive gaming, the literally-named StarCraft visual novel SC2VN , is getting a Brood War-themed sequel: Don’t Forget Our eSports Dream. Read more...

The GSL StarCraft 2 Final Was Everything That's Still Good About The Game

Following a pretty lousy winter for StarCraft, Korea’s GSL ended on a high note Sunday morning as two teammates fought a pitched-battle across six games in an instant-classic StarCraft final. Read more...

Review: Ray Gigant

I love big movie monsters. Godzilla, King Kong, Rodan, Reptar... as I child I used to pretend I was part of a force tasked with taking out these beasts. My backyard or bedroom would transform into a massive battleground where I, armed...Show More Summary

In search of Danny Devito's naked bear rodeo

[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great video games. It airs live every Sunday afternoon on YouTube, and can be found in podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] Today on Sup Holmes we're happy to welcome Hunter of Punches Bears to the program. Show More Summary

Let It Die maintains Suda's sense of style without sacrificing accessibility

Grasshopper Manufacture (GhM) has built up a reputation over the years for being "different" in ways that some love and others hate. That's not necessarily what the studio wants though. My conversations with GhM founder Goichi Suda over...Show More Summary

Watch Conan O'Brien Hilariously Attempt To Play Mario Kart

I don't know how Nintendo came to terms with green-lighting the segment, but Conan O'Brien was joined by Seth Rogen and Zac Efron to play Mario Kart 8 for a Clueless Gamer segment, and the stipulation for the loser was to have a dick drawn on their face.Click To Continue Reading

The Drop: New PlayStation Games for 5/3/2016

A mysterious evil threatens the last star in the universe, and it's your job to stop it. The white-knuckle, hero-driven shooter Battleborn is coming to PS4 this week.

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Opinion: What to Make of Nintendo’

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Opinion: What to Make of Nintendo’s Most Important Announcement • Dishonored is Proof That Games Don’t Need to be Open World to be Open Ended • Naruto Gaiden - The Path Shone by the Full Moon’s Light Impressions Read more...

Happy Mythical Darkrai Day, Pokémon Fans

It’s May 1, which means the mythical 20th anniversary Pokémon celebration says goodbye to Jirachi and hello to Darkrai. But to get a level 100 version of the dark creature you’re going to have to head to a dark place: GameStop. Read more...

NIS bringing Touhou to PS4 in September

Touhou Genso Rondo: Bullet Ballet is coming to PlayStation 4 in September, NIS America has announced. The "shoot-'em-up fighter game" from doujinsoft circle Cubetype is currently planned for release via physical and digital formats for...Show More Summary

Team Ninja is on to something special with Nioh

I've been putting off the Nioh alpha demo not for lack of interest, but because I knew I'd need to play at my most attentive. Team Ninja's PlayStation 4 action-RPG has come across as a Japanese mythology-infused Dark Souls with shades of Onimusha, and early word of mouth suggested even longtime From Software fans were struggling to keep up. Show More Summary

PAX East: Brawlhalla Adding More High-skill Gameplay

If you’re anything like me you enjoy a solid challenge. A successful flexing of your own personal skills against a foe, AI or corporeal, leaves you with a sense of success. Even when it leaves you with soul-crushing defeat it can reinforce your interest in medium of combat. Brawlhalla does this like few other games [&hellip

Our XB1 videos of Trackmania Turbo

Trackmania Turbo was recently released and we have finally found enough time to prepare a few videos of the Xbox One version thanks to the Xbox network. As fast as ever the game is here rendered in 900P to try to achieve a flawless 60 frames per second framerate. Mission accomplished, or almost as a few drops can sometimes occur, especially in very detailed environments.

Please Stop Doing This, Massively Multiplayer RPGs

You know what I love about massively multiplayer online role-playing games? Losing myself in the fiction of a fantasy world. You know what completely ruins that feeling? The MMORPG equivalent of licensed Happy Meal toys. Read more.....

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