VW Invented First-Person Racing Video Games And They Don't Even Know It

You'd think the development of what is likely the first computerized driving simulator with actual computer-generated visuals would be a big deal. An achievement like that would have set the standard for not just simulators, but would have been the genesis of every first-person driving game since. Which is why it's so… » 12/18/14 12:06pm Today 12:06pm

Evan's Top Ten Games of 2014

There are surprises every year in video games and 2014 was no exception. Some of the surprises from the last twelve months were good enough, for me, to stand head and shoulders above everything else that came out. » 12/18/14 11:00am Today 11:00am

Enhanced Version of PC Cult Classic Suddenly Pops Up on Steam

Outcast came out in 1999. It was pretty great. Then, this year, its original creators launched a Kickstarter campaign for a HD remake of the game, which, sadly, failed to meet its goal. And now, it looks like they are settling for the next best thing: releasing the original game, with new features, on Steam. Today. » 12/18/14 5:00am Today 5:00am

I Spent Hours Chasing Ghosts in Drift Stage

Earlier this week I found a pre-alpha demo for Drift Stage in my inbox. It's a reminder of just how much life something different can breathe into a stale genre. Drift Stage is shaping up to be the coolest racing game to come around in ages, and it's no coincidence. » 12/18/14 4:05am Today 4:05am

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We've organized a special discount for Kotaku readers on this epic lightning cable. How can a lightning/usb cable be epic? When it's 10 feet long, that's how. This is the ultimate stocking stuffer – now you can easily charge your phone from across the room. Kotaku readers can get one with free shipping for 52% off –… » 12/15/14 2:19pm Monday 2:19pm