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Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: DOOOOOOOOOOM: The NotGoodForReview

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: DOOOOOOOOOOM: The NotGoodForReview • Leave the Critique To The Experts, Seriously • Manga Reviews: Handa-kun Vol. 2, Real Account Vol. 2 Read more...

The Original PlayStation's Most Valuable Games

With nearly 2,000 games in its arsenal, the PlayStation has one of the largest libraries in gaming history. Read more...

Report: Vivendi moving forward with hostile takeover of Gameloft

French media conglomerate Vivendi (which once owned Activision Blizzard) has won the backing of a majority of Gameloft shareholders to complete its hostile takeover of the company, Bloomberg reports. Vivendi owns a 29.9 percent stake...Show More Summary

I Relied on Stealth Way Too Much in Uncharted 4

The most fun I ever had using stealth mechanics was in Ape Escape. Now, thanks to all the conveniently placed tall grass in A Thief’s End, Uncharted 4 has become a strong contender as my favorite—and I’m a bit annoyed with myself for that. Read more...

5 things you didn't know about Oculus Rift

Virtual reality headset shipped to consumers earlier this year.        

How To Counter Overwatch's Most Overused Heroes

If you’ve spent some serious time with Overwatch you’ve likely noticed some heroes getting much more play time than others. Whether it’s a whole team of Bastions or a single aggravating Widowmaker, not knowing how to counter a character can be frustrating for any player new to Blizzard’s team-based shooter. Read more...

NIS horror game Yomawari: Night Alone creeps to Vita, PC this October

As horror games are wont to do, Yomawari: Night Alone is launching in October. Here's the game's premise straight from the developer, Disgaea studio Nippon Ichi Software: A young girl is walking her dog Poro around town at dusk when a tragic accident forces her to return home with only Poro's leash in hand. Show More Summary

What UX designers can learn from 1990s Japanese video games

I’m writing this from a slightly saddened perspective, revisiting my favorite SNES RPGs and realizing something: I’ve been spoiled by modern UX design. The sentiment is pretty universal. Read More

Kotaku 'Shop Contest: Vantendo Special Edition

At the beginning of May the house that Mario built and Vans announced they would be partnering to release some special kicks featuring various Nintendo characters. Some look pretty nifty! Others... not so much. Read more...

E3 website adds Xbox One virtual reality filter, multiple companies register

The ESA recently added the ability to search E3 2016's official website for the category 'Xbox One virtual reality' and it appears as though multiple companies have registered under said category, including: Maximum Games, Rebellion,...Show More Summary

‘No Man’s Sky’ Should Be PlayStation VR’s Flagship Title

No one knows why exactly No Man's Sky has been delayed, but if Sony was smart, they would be working with Hello Games to ensure that the game is a flagship title for PlayStation VR.

This Week in Business: Famous Boy Robot

QUOTE | “We see this as an excellent opportunity to build on the rich legacy of the Mega Man video game series and introduce the famous boy robot to a whole new generation of kids worldwide.” - DHX chief content officer Asaph Fipke gets everyone stoked for a new Mega Man cartoon. Read more...

BlazBlue: Central Fiction hitting PS4, PS3 this winter

Aksys Games has announced plans to localize BlazBlue: Central Fiction (the fourth main entry in the series) for a North American release across both PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 sometime this winter. In addition to a new (probably...Show More Summary

Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress Can Be Scary, But It Could Be Scarier

One thing that fascinates us about zombies is the absence of humanity—from both the dead and the living. This begets moral ambiguity, and upheaval of societal norms. For some, zombies may be overused but for me? I’m terrified of them. Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress sometimes feeds into my obsessions with the undead. And sometimes, not so much. Read more...

Hoy, Small Fry! We're Ben and Narelle, and We're Taking Over Kotaku

We’ve been hiding in plain sight this whole time. You may have seen us around on Kotaku’s Reader-Run TAY Blog as GiantBoyDetective and Zarnyx. But for the next three days, we’ll be your guest editors here on Kotaku. Come have some fun with us! Read more...

5 Samsung Gear VR games you need to try right now - CNET

We're not saying you should buy this headset just to play these games. Oh, wait -- yes we are.

Track: The Sidewinder | Artist: Lee Morgan | Album: The Sidewinder

Track: The Sidewinder | Artist: Lee Morgan | Album: The Sidewinder Read more...

Sixteen Years Old and a Special Effects Make-Up Wizard

This is Lara. She’s sixteen, self-taught and very talented. Read more...

Watch: 6 publicity stunts that worked for all the wrong reasons

If there's one thing I know about how to successfully market a video game, it's that creativity is a good thing - just look at the giant Overwatch figures that appeared around the world last week. However while it's a good idea to be...Show More Summary

Japan Celebrates Splatoon's Anniversary with Fan Art

On May 28, Splatoon was released in Japan one year ago. Players fell in love, got damn good , and the game became a hit. Today is May 28, and on Twitter, folks online in Japan are celebrating. Read more...

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