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PAX Prime 2014: Heroes of the Storm is friendly, zany fun

Heroes of the Storm's beginnings are rooted in a mod that Blizzard made in 2010 to encourage StarCraft II players to get into the modding scene. Not only was this unnecessary (the StarCraft II comunity took to modding like fish to water)...Show More Summary

Themes Coming to PS4 and Vita, Live from PlayStation App Vita-bound

Early this morning, Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia (SCEJA) held a press conference in Tokyo where some new features were announced for both PS4 and PS Vita. In case you missed it, I'm happy to confirm that Themes, one of the most popular features from PlayStation 3, are coming to PS4 and PS Vita this fall with system software updates coming to both platforms.

Magic the Gathering: Khans of Tarkir Trailer

Watch Magic The Gathering’s newest expansion Khans of Tarkir’s trailer video: Set Name: Khans of Tarkir Block: Set 1 of 3 in the Khans of Tarkir block Number of Cards: 269 Prerelease Events: September 20-21, 2014 Release Date: September 26, 2014 Launch Weekend: September 26-28, 2014 Game Day: October 18-19, 2014 Magic Online Prerelease Events: […]

The Mighty No. 9 playable beta launches today

If you're interested in Mighty No. 9 and pledged at least $80 to its Kickstarter, check your email today -- you may have gotten a beta key. Redeemable on Steam, this key will allow you to play a single level from an early version of the game, which will show off Mighty No. Show More Summary

Dead Or Alive 5: Last Round announced for PS4 and Xbox One

Tecmo Koei has announced Dead Or Alive 5: Last Round for release on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The latest version of Team Ninja's fighter will arrive in Japan during spring 2015 - there's no word yet on a Western release date. Producer...Show More Summary

Atari reveals Haunted House: Cryptic Graves - trailer

PC title is a reimagining of the 1982 Atari 2600 game. Atari has released the first teaser trailer and screenshots for Haunted House: Cryptic Graves. Click here to read the full article

Today's selection of articles from Kotaku's reader-run community: From Rapture to a Realm Reborn • G

Today's selection of articles from Kotaku's reader-run community: From Rapture to a Realm Reborn • Gamer Mosaic: What Kind of Gamer Are You? • First Impressions on Tales of Xillia 2 • Crazy, Creative Cosplay at DragonCon 2014 • TAY Goes to PAX: Day 1 (The Wander's Way) & Day 2 (A Conflict of Interests) Read more...

And the Blood Goes: 'Drip. Drip. Drip.'

SGtMarkIV, developer of Brutal Doom, writes in the description of his new video: "On v19 the dripping blood always looked the same and had an annoying sound. Now the blood will drip in different amounts depending of how much blood has hit the ceiling, and with much better new sounds." Read more...

PAX Prime 2014: Hands-on with Warlords of Draenor

If you've played World of Warcraft once, have you played it for all time? I was wondering this as I slipped back into Azeroth for a look at the upcoming Warlords of Draenor expansion at PAX Prime. After all, it had been three years and...Show More Summary

The current-gen and PC versions of GTA V are still on track

In the past few weeks, there's been a rumor circulating that Grand Theft Auto V has been delayed on the PS4, Xbox One, and PC -- according to Rockstar, that rumor is false. Answering a Rockstar Support question, a representative stated...Show More Summary

Resident Evil trailer reanimates remake in horrifying HD

Capcom has released a brand new trailer for Resident Evil, the HD version of Shinji Mikami's survival horror classic remake which first hit Gamecube back in 2002. Due out in 2015, this new edition of Resident Evil will be available on Xbox One,...

Dead Island 2, Shadow of Mordor, Mortal Kombat X playable at EGX London

Gamer Network, which also publishes this website, has announced that Dead Island 2 and Mortal Kombat X will both be playable on the EGX London showfloor. Warner Bros. will also be bringing the Lord of the Rings-inspired Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor and the zombie-inspired Dying Light. Mortal Kombat X and Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham will also be playable. Read more…

Dead Or Alive 5: Last Round announced for PS4 and Xbox One

New-gen version planned for release in spring 2015. Koei Tecmo has revealed that a new-gen version of Dead Or Alive 5 will be released next year.Click here to read the full article

Team17's Flockers worms its way to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Team 17's don't-call-it-Lemmings title Flockers will launch for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in Europe on 19th September. Digital and physical versions will both be available. Team 17 describes the title as "a modern take on the classic A to B puzzle genre" starring a flock of sheep from its infamous Worms series. Read more…

How to Create a Game Character That Doesn't Suck

Character is one of gaming's last great challenges. Read more...

Tekken team reveals Project Morpheus game Summer Lesson

PS4 virtual reality title puts players in a schoolgirl's bedroom. Sony has revealed a new virtual reality title currently being developed by the Tekken team. Click here to read the full article

Seen@PAX: Where baby Xenomorphs come from

Okay, kids. Auntie Joystiq is going to tell you where baby Xenomorphs come from. You see, when a Lovecraftian horror from the stars and a human face love each other very much, they produce a hideous worm-larvae that erupts from the human's chest...

Here's Grim Fandango running on PS4

Double Fine has the original Grim Fandango running on PS4, with some joystick tweaks so it controls smoother. In the development video, they talk about things they want to address, like the compression, and things they want to keep the same, down to the aspect ratio. This is basically the original Grim Fandango running on PS4 at the moment. Show More Summary

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