​7 Cartoons Screwed Over By Their Own Toylines

It's not just enough to make a good cartoon any more. Too often, animated shows are dependent on selling action figures in order to stay on the air, ratings (and quality) be damned. Here are seven shows whose fates would have been far different if they had gotten their merchandising together… » 9/22/14 1:48pm 8 minutes ago

New Assassin's Creed Spinoff Is A Sidescroller In 16th-Century China

Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China won't be like Unity or Rogue, the big console titles that Ubisoft is delivering this fall. No, the new game will be a 2.5D sidescroller featuring Shao Jun, an Assassin trained by fan-favorite Ezio Auditore. And the game will only be available to people who've bought the Assassin's… » 9/22/14 12:17pm Today 12:17pm

Police To Fight Gambling By Putting 'Black Boxes' in Arcade Machines

Gambling is illegal in China, super illegal, which is one of the many reasons Macao is now the gambling capital of the world. In China, gambling is often associated with video game arcades. To circumvent gambling in arcades, Shanghai authorities are now putting "black boxes" inside arcade machines. » 9/22/14 6:30am Today 6:30am

Learn To Build iPhone Apps – 91% Off The Complete iOS 8+Swift Dev Course

The iPhone 6 is finally here. iOS 8 has been released. So, we're giving Kotaku readers an opportunity to get familiar with Apple's mobile OS and their new programming language (Swift). Want to learn how to build apps for iPhone and iPad? Grab 91% off the Complete iOS 8 & Swift Development Course. » 9/19/14 3:03pm Friday 3:03pm