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Weekly Game Release Highlights, March 2-8

It's time to kick off the month of March and the Spring releases are starting to sneak up on everyone. This week, Resident Evil Revelations 2 gets it second episode, but there's also a handful of newer games to get excited about. ScreamRide...Show More Summary

Sunday Comics: The Epitome Of Sin

Welcome to Kotaku 's Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon. Read more...

HTC Vive: The VR Headset Valve And HTC Built

Sound the alarm: Valve is getting into the virtual reality business with the help of HTC. Meet the Vive headset: the most ambitious VR project to date. More »      

Nintendo Download: Donkey Kong Land and Country!

This is a huge day for the 3DS and Wii U in terms of the Virtual Console. Not only is the 3DS getting Donkey Kong Land 1-3, but the Wii U is also getting Donkey Kong Country 1-3, which were removed previously from the Wii. Happy day! If you buy one or more games on the above list, you'll get 30% off Tropical Freeze until March 3. Show More Summary

Evolve and the Quandary of Female Characters

Recently, Turtle Rock Studios Creative Director Phil Robb made some comments in an interview with Destructoid where he attempted to address the underrepresentation of female characters in the 4v1 multiplayer shooter, Evolve. Presently,...Show More Summary

Bard the Wandering Caretaker will soon join the cast of League of Legends

Riot Games continues to truck on with League of Legends, which is still going strong years later. Its newest Champion to join up is Bard, described as "The Wandering Caretaker." He'll make use of chimes spread about the map, which he...Show More Summary

Street Fighter 5 adds Charlie Nash to its roster

Months after Capcom teased the reveal of a new character for Street Fighter 5, the developer has finally announced Charlie Nash will be returning as a fighter in the upcoming game. As you can see from images and from the video that features him, Charlie’s appearance may not be what we all remember the last time we saw him in Street Fighter Alpha 2. Show More Summary

Namco teases new Vita RPG Ray Gigant from Demon Gaze dev

Demon Gaze developer Experience has been busy on the Vita since with Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy (and its upcoming sequel in Japan), but there are no shortages of dungeons to crawl or publishers to team with, so Bandai Namco has...Show More Summary

Among Friends: How Naughty Dog Built Uncharted 2

Digital Foundry is currently en route to GDC 2015, so there won't be a new article published today. However, as we make the long journey across to San Francisco, we're reminded of the first - and possibly the best - GDC talk we saw.Show More Summary

Dracula unbound: The story behind the first 18 certificated video game

In retrospect, it's a wonder no-one had thought of it before. In 1984 the incumbent Conservative government passed the Video Recordings Act; video nasties, a pet topic of those renowned moral guardians, the tabloid newspapers, were to become an endangered species. Show More Summary

The Great Pink Experiment: Kirby's best concept games

Kirby made his jump to Wii U last week with Kirby and the Rainbow Curse. While Kirby's latest adventure was a hit with Shacknews, it can definitely be classified as an experimental outing for the pink puffball. Of course, it's hardly his first. Show More Summary

At long last, Republique is out on PC via Steam, GOG.com, and the Humble Store

Once upon a time it felt like Republique would never make it to PC after its successful Kickstarter campaign. Thankfully though developer Camoflaj has been open about the process, guiding us through the series of delays until this moment...Show More Summary

Red Goddess - a few more screens

Do you like @RedGoddessgame main menu? Do you have any suggestion?TY #unrealdev #gamedev #indiegame #indiedev pic.twitter.com/yOvdMP9J2M — Red Goddess game (@RedGoddessgame) February 28, 2015 Take a look this #screenshotsaturday #unrealdev...Show More Summary

Affordable Space Adventures - A look at the loading screen information

- image above is an example of the loading screens that appear between sections - this one mentions scanning artifacts to see their range and type of detection - loading screens/digital instruction booklet shows a manual written by Uexplore -...Show More Summary

Random Time! - Man, Metroid: Other M sure is expensive at Walmart

@GoNintendoTweet @NWR_James @jonnymetts @ am I reading this right?......... pic.twitter.com/q7Dhw9OiFe — Mike Casalena (@mikey3319) March 1, 2015 If someone could explain why Metroid: Other M is commanding such a high price at Walmart,...Show More Summary

IGN - Capcom reveals first round of Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate DLC, due out March 6th (for free!)

- first round of DLC due out March 6th - DLC will be distributed on Fridays - first round includes Link items (armor set, sword and shield, and bow/arrow) - first round also includes the episode quest, Clockwork Contraption - first round...Show More Summary

Kerbal Space Program: 3D-Printed Models Of Your Spaceships Now Available

Aspiring rocket scientists can now export their Kerbal Space Program creations into real life through the magic of 3D printing. Click To Continue Reading

Rodea the Sky Soldier takes flight on Wii U and 3DS this fall

NIS America has announced it’s bringing Rodeo the Sky Soldier to western markets this fall on the Nintendo Wii U and 3DS. Rodea the Sky Soldier’s story begins 1,000 years ago as Emperor Geardo of the Naga Empire has sent an army of machine soldiers to invade the sky kingdom of Garuda. Show More Summary

Resident Evil Revelations 2 Mod Adds Local Co-op

Modders said they would do it and they followed through. Resident Evil Revelations 2 on PC now has split-screen, local co-op support. Capcom had originally stated that it was never intended for the PC release, even though the feature was being tested in the backend.Click To Continue Reading

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