One More Reason To Be Excited For The PC Game Prodigy

For all the toy lovers out there, yesterday was all about the new Skylanders game. But let's not forget about Prodigy either. The beautiful PC game that plays like a mashup of Activision's kid-friendly franchise and an intricate card game like Magic is still in development, but the toy fiends here at Kotaku have been… » 4/24/14 3:30pm Today 3:30pm

​Ask Dr. Nerdlove: Am I Going To Be Forever Alone?

What's up, Internet? Welcome to the latest installment of Ask Dr. NerdLove, the dating advice column that understands why Sir Isaac Newton is the deadliest son of a bitch in space. » 4/24/14 3:08pm Today 3:08pm

12 Beloved Movies That Were Originally About Something Very Different


Our favorite science fiction and fantasy films seem to have burst into existence fully formed, already perfect. So it's weird when you realize that a lot of the best movies had the biggest false starts and dead ends. Here are 12 much-loved movies that had very different storylines early on in their creation. » 4/24/14 3:07pm Today 3:07pm

Dragon Age Inquisition Deluxe, Board Game of Thrones, Humble

The well-reviewed and rarely discounted A Game of Thrones: The Board Game Second Edition can be on your tabletop for $40 today. Board game deal prices are always volatile, so don't hesitate if you're interested. [Amazon] » 4/24/14 1:15pm Today 1:15pm

Papers, Please scored two big wins last night at the 2014 Games for Change festival's awards ceremony, taking home the top prize in the "Best Gameplay" and "Most Innovative Game" categories. The 2013 indie game that casts players as an immigration inspector also won the grand prize at the 16th annual Independent Games… » 4/24/14 12:15pm Today 12:15pm

The Best (Last?) Hope for a Good Alien Game

There's a reason that the first word in the next game based on 20th Century Fox's sci-fi horror franchise is singular. Alien: Isolation will be taking its cues from Ridley Scott's slower, more atmospheric 1979 original. That means no space marines and no P5000 power loader. Just you and one big, scary Xenomorph. Which… » 4/24/14 11:00am Today 11:00am