Suuuuuu-paaaaaahh-maaaaaaaaan. And we have a winner.
The newly-launched Minecraft Battle mini game (free on consoles) is Mojang’s latest attempt to recapture some of the massive market that plays on independent servers on third-party maps. The Battle mini game is pretty simple—it’s a big free-for-all with up to eight players, where you try to kill, hide, and survive,…
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All throughout the weekend, the Community Effort Orlando fighting game tournament will host dozens of players from all around the world as they compete in pursuit of glory and fabulous cash prizes.
Reader LouTheVI points out that Smite’s been having some server problems this weekend. Also a slight tact problem. Servers should be up and running now, bitches.
This past Thursday, director Michael Bay introduced a new robot that will be joining his upcoming Transformers movie, The Last Knight. Some fans were quite upset at the addition of this tiny, goofy-looking Autobot to the Transformer movie pantheon, and I have a question for those fans: Really? (I also have a follow-up…
You’re a superhero on a team with Cable, the bad-ass mutant warrior who comes from the future. You need to hold onto hope, to hear that there’s a reason to keep fighting the good fight. But you’re also on a team with Wade Wilson.
Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: I Couldn’t Be More Excited For The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II • Dark Souls & Me: A Brief History • My Experience With and Thoughts on My First VR Demo • My Favorites of E3: 1 Week Later • Sony Set a New Standard for E3 Press Conferences
This is what the first official Transformers animated series for adults looks like. So far, so good.
Spencer’s and Nintendo have teamed up to plunge The Legend of Zelda series into darkness. The first official Shadow Link action figure leads an army of red and black merchandise to the mall retailer’s shelves next month, with a brief stop-off at the increasingly crowded Toy Time desk.
Released this week for Android and iOS, Teeny Titans combines Cartoon Networks’ second-best Teen Titans show with the collect-and-battle mechanics of Pokemon to create something wonderful.
QUOTE | “It’s six figures of big money showered upon teenage boys, what can possibly go wrong?” - Peter Moore, head of EA’s competitive gaming division, discussing the publisher’s approach to EA Sports, which includes helping pro players properly handle their winnings.
If you don’t know 18-year-old Koyama Miki (小山美姫), you’re far from alone, but it’s definitely ignorance you should correct. She’s in the Japanese Formula Four Championships and, like a lot of young racers, she’s gunning for a slot in F1. She’s good enough that Honda just let her thrash an S660 in a brand new commercial.
Independence Day is big, dumb, and full of heart. The special effects may look a little hokey in 2016, but that’s to be expected. It’s disaster porn, but hey, it’s damn good disaster porn. The sequel, unfortunately, is a turd.
In Counter-Strike, players can earn, trade, and sell cosmetic flourishes for their weapons. Over time, this has given rise to a thriving unofficial gambling scene. Players bet skins with real world value on CSGO eSports matches. For some, it’s a means of making an awful lot of money. It can also be awfully sketchy,…