The Man Who Saved Final Fantasy XV

"This is my first numbered Final Fantasy game," FFXV director Hajime Tabata told me at Square Enix's Tokyo headquarters early last week. And what a numbered Final Fantasy game this is. » 9/21/14 11:00pm 47 minutes ago

Watch the Makers of System Shock Play It for Its 20th Anniversary

System Shock's one of those games that lots of descendant creations owe a huge debt to. If you're a fan of moody, story-centric first-person experiences like Deus Ex or BioShock, then you should be watching some of System Shock's creators play it right now. » 9/21/14 9:31pm Today 9:31pm

Doctor Who Reveals The Only Thing Really Worth Stealing

Thus far, the loose theme of this season of Doctor Who seems to be "identity crises" and "deconstructing heroism." These themes manifest this week in another story where the Doctor isn't entirely calling the shots, and the main McGuffin that everybody is trying to steal is "selfhood." Spoilers ahead... » 9/21/14 1:02pm Today 1:02pm

The Up All Night Stream Plays Bayonetta 2 [Completed!]

I may want nothing more right now than to crawl into a corner and die from exhaustion after an exhilarating dose of TGS this past week, but there are still games to play—namely, Bayonetta 2 which came out here in Japan yesterday. So join me as I play for as long as this broken body of mine will last! » 9/20/14 9:45pm Yesterday 9:45pm

Relive The Glory Days – Get 25% Off The NES30 Bluetooth Controller

Touchscreens are okay, but controllers are better. What's better than a controller? A quality retro one like the NES 30. Playing with this controller is straight nostalgia – only improved. For a little while, Kotaku readers can grab 25% off the NES30 (w/ free shipping, of course). For $29.99, it's an easy choice. » 9/18/14 12:51pm Thursday 12:51pm