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Revisiting Microsoft’s Original Answer to Gran Turismo

How the original Forza Motorsport took the fight to Sony’s biggest brand.

Our videos of the Forza 6 demo

As promised, after our preview videos and the livestream yesterday, here is some 1080p/60fps footage of the Forza Motorsport 6 demo. It was made available to all yesterday and features sevral tracks and cars.

Cliff Bleszinski briefly left games because “people get jaded in this business”

Cliff Bleszinski’s Boss Key Productions just announced Lawbreakers, but for a while it seemed as though the Gears of War creator was retired from games. Chatting to Brett Makedonski over at Destructoid, Bleszinski admits that he thought his retirement from games after leaving Epic Games in 2012 would be permanent. “It was a combination of […]

Digital board game Armello celebrates launch with a new trailer

League of Geeks have dropped their final trailer for Armello, which released today on PC and PlayStation 4. The trailer showcases the game’s beautiful art style, and collects some of the critical praise the game has received. Armello is a digital board game in which four players explore a board that is ripe with peril […]

Chatterbox: Wednesday

The place to talk about games and other things that matter It’s Wednesday! Continue reading...

Star Wars: Battlefront won’t have server browsers on console

It seems Star Wars: Battlefront on consoles will utilize a unique matchmaking system rather than server browsers. Posting to the game’s Reddit community, community manager Matthew Everett stated that the game ” will not offer a server browser, but will utilize a new skill based matchmaking system”. Whether or not this comment applies to the […]

Metal Gear Solid 5 awards you with daily log-in bonuses

Now that Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain has been released, we’re getting a better sense of how its controversial Mother Base Coins work. There has been some confusion over how you unlock coins and upgrades in the Forward Operating Base online mode, and the presence of free-to-play style microtransactions in the game have […]

Jarryd Hayne Is Now In Madden (Kinda)

As you are almost certainly aware, ex-Rugby League golden boy Jarryd Hayne is in the process of trying to make it in the NFL. It’s a ludicrously difficult task but Hayne has been doing an admirable job of having a go. He’s hardly at the finish line yet, but he’s outperforming expectations. Now he’s gonna be in Madden. The video game. More »      

Here’s a closer look at the Portal level in LEGO Dimensions’ starter pack

It looks like LEGO Dimensions will offer a bit of a new take on Portal. IGN have posted a video of Doug Heder, a producer on LEGO Dimensions, explaining how the Portal level included in the Starter Pack will work. It sounds like there will be nine test chambers and a boss fight to play […]

MSI dresses up its gaming lineup with Skylake

With Intel's new Skylake processor inbound, it was only natural that gaming notebook manufacturers would jump on board to offer this latest boost to their machines. MSI is no exception, kitting out a few of their existing machines with the 6th-generation processor. Show More Summary

Splatoon patch notes detail version 2.1.0

Splatoon, Nintendo’s unconventional online shooter, is getting a patch today that introduces numerous tweaks. The update is listed at 597MB, but will presumably be smaller if you’ve already updated to version 2.0. This new patch will introduce several changes in the hopes of better balancing the game. The full list of changes is available on […]

Fallout 4, Reimagined As An Isometric Game

Fallout 1 & 2 were isometric games. Fallout 4 is not. But because the first two were a big inspiration for Stasis developer and artist Chris Bischoff, and because Stasis is also an isometric game, he’s gone and imagined Fallout 4 as one too. Read more...

Killing Floor 2's Incinerate 'N Detonate update available now

Though it's been possible to play Killing Floor 2's Incinerate 'N Detonate update since last week, it's now available to all. If you've grown bored with the lack of content in the Early Access, this should rejuvenate your desire to play the game. Show More Summary

Street Fighter 5’s Cammy design seems to have changed

New screens from Street Fighter 5 suggest that Cammy’s design has changed, possibly to appeal more to Japanese fans. On Monday, screenshots of Cammy’s Best Buy preorder exclusive costume emerged, and some eagle-eyed fans noticed that her face looked significantly different from how it had looked in earlier screens. For comparison, here’s an older screenshot: […]

Shutshimi: Seriously Swole coming soon to Wii U

Just last week, we were graced with the release of Shutshimi: Seriously Swole on PC, PS4 and Vita. In this bizarre tribute to classic shooters, players take control of a team of gun-toting goldfish with memory issues as they fight off waves of laser-armed sharks and other giant creatures of the deep. Show More Summary

Remember This?

It seems fitting that a Kotaku reader by the name ‘baron’ would be the one to guess that yesterday’s Remember This was Crimson Skies! Congrats! More »      

An amazing GTA 5 glitch turns it into an N64 game

Videos of a glitch in GTA 5 show what it would have looked like if it had been released 18 years ago. Kotaku’s Luke Plunkett has rounded up some videos of the glitch, dating back as far as December 2014, which rips away all of GTA 5’s textures and turns it into a blurry mess. […]

Best mobile games of August 2015 (pictures)

Looking for a new game to play on your mobile device? Here's our pick of the best released in August 2015.

Check out Japanator's review of a cool game art book

Hey there! It's not all "manga this, anime that" over at Japanator. We get cool game stuff, too, and one such thing is Game Art, an appropriately-titled book about the art of videogames and the creators of said art. Anthony RedgraveShow More Summary

Tomonobu Itagaki has some thoughts on low Devil’s Third review scores

Tomonobu Itagaki, best known for his work on Dead or Alive and Ninja Gaiden, has taken to Facebook to ponder whether the multiplayer portion of his latest game is being properly evaluated in reviews. The reviews of Itagaki’s new Wii U release have been resoundingly negative. While Itagaki concedes that some of the criticism is […]

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