The Best, Weirdest Mario/Zelda Crossovers

Late last year, it was revealed that Link would become a racer in Mario Kart 8. But that wasn’t his first Mario rodeo. Nor was it the first time Zelda crossed over into the Mario series—far from it. » 3/31/15 12:00pm 5 minutes ago

Genius Faceplate Puts USB Ports on Your Wall With No Wiring Needed

Dying Light's April Fool’s Joke: Flying Zombies

Ah, April 1st. The silliest day in gaming. Dying Light is choosing to celebrate the occasion by treating its legions of zombies like the ragdoll-ish punching bags they truly are. » 3/31/15 11:30am 35 minutes ago

Let's Kill More Call Of Duty Exo Zombies

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s Ascendance DLC hits Xboxes today, bringing with it another round of the Malkovich-powered Exo Zombies co-op survival mode. Or maybe it’s Paxton-powered. It’s hard to say. Either way, let’s play. » 3/31/15 11:25am 40 minutes ago

Today's Best Gaming Deals: Sunset Overdrive, PlayStation Headset, More

Sunset Overdrive is one of the best Xbox One games you can buy, and Amazon's marked it back down to $40 today. It was a little cheaper around Black Friday, but this is a solid price. [Sunset Overdrive, $40] » 3/31/15 11:15am 50 minutes ago

You Can Play Pac-Man On Google Maps Right Now

April Fool’s Day is imminent, which means that we’re about to see A) lots of unfunny people making awful attempts to prank everyone; and B) some people—often including big tech companies like Google and Blizzard—creating some brilliant things. Here’s one example of the latter. » 3/31/15 10:47am Today 10:47am

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Now There's A Mighty Marvel Mobile Multiplayer Brawler

Available today on iOS and Android, Marvel Mighty Heroes is a pint-sized online brawler in which players team up to batter villains with big-headed collectible comic book characters. » 3/31/15 10:44am Today 10:44am

Today's selection of articles from Kotaku's reader-run community: Saekano - How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend: The Ani-TAY ReviewA Finished Game - Stories from ArgentinaKoufuku Graffiti: The Ani-TAY ReviewObserving Symbols of Death in Final Fantasy XVSUPER! BitCon 2015 Wrap-up & Pics » 3/31/15 10:20am Today 10:20am

A Woman Might Join Final Fantasy XV's Party (Temporarily)

Up until now, all we have heard or seen about Final Fantasy XV's party was that it was filled with dudes. That, however, might change, Square Enix says. It's possible a female character could join the game's four-character, all-male party as a guest. » 3/31/15 9:40am Today 9:40am

Tomorrow, April 1, there'll be a Nintendo Direct at 6 pm Eastern time, containing updates about the company's upcoming Wii U and 3DS titles, followed by a short Nintendo Treehouse special on one of its spring 2015 releases. Ignore the date, Nintendo says this one's no joke! » 3/31/15 9:30am Today 9:30am

Man Builds Amazing Replica of Iconic World of Warcraft Shield

The "Grand Marshal's Aegis" is basically as old as World of Warcraft is, and it's one of the most recognizable and cool-looking items. And its perfect replica, built by puzzlehead84, looks even better. » 3/31/15 9:20am Today 9:20am

Protect Your Data With These Great Deals for World Backup Day

Amazon is celebrating World Backup Day with great deals on everything you need to keep your data safe. Inside, you'll find routers, range extenders, powerline adapters, hard drives, and NAS boxes from several manufacturers, most of which are marked down to all-time low prices. » 3/31/15 8:15am Today 8:15am

Bandai's Latest Star Wars Model Kit Is A Gloriously Shiny C-3PO

It's only natural that the next Star Wars model kit is C-3PO, to go with the recently unveiled R2-D2 — and C-3PO's grand début in the 6-inch scale is certainly impressive. So shiny! » 3/31/15 8:00am Today 8:00am

Tokyo's Giant Cat Billboard Is Big Enough to Pet

A new billboard went up in Tokyo's Shibuya Station. It's of a giant black cat. It seems you can pet the giant cat. That, or stick your fingers in its nose. All your fingers. » 3/31/15 7:00am Today 7:00am

The Rain Will Come: How an Anime Changed My Life

About a week ago, Kaizival asked Ani-TAY about stories of anime that changed our lives. This is my response to that. It turns out the following is something I've been meaning to write for a while, so I figured it was finally time. » 3/31/15 6:40am Today 6:40am

Why a Tekken 7 Character Is Being Called a Phoney

This is Josie Rizal. The recently revealed character is Tekken's first Filipino character. For some, she's not Filipino enough—or rather, Filipino at all. » 3/31/15 6:00am Today 6:00am

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DreamHost is offering Kotaku readers a year of SSD web hosting and a domain name for just $2.95 a month, 67% off the regular price. Build the site you've always dreamed of from the ground up and get all the key features you need to keep it running efficiently, all for only $35 annually. Use promo code kotaku295. » 3/27/15 2:36pm Friday 2:36pm

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HostGator, one of Lifehacker's favorite hosting companies, is offering one year of their Hatchling Plan for $28 - which includes a free domain name. That saves you more than 65% and comes out to just $2.33/month. » 3/18/15 3:44pm 3/18/15 3:44pm

Get Ready to Ride Out the April Showers With a $150 GameStop Gift Card

You can feel it coming — the sun is shining a little brighter, everyone is starting to shed their layers. Spring is almost here. March came in like a lion (seriously) and is now well on its way to going out like a lamb. Before we're totally in the clear, we have those pesky spring showers to contend with. What makes… » 3/26/15 4:00pm Thursday 4:00pm

Master Linux with 50+ Hours of In-Depth Training for 91% Off

Want to master Linux? Right now, Kotaku readers can save 91% on 6 actionable training courses and learn the ins-and-outs of the Linux OS. » 3/27/15 2:56pm Friday 2:56pm

A Tisket, a Tasket, Put a Brand New Nintendo DS XL In Your Basket

Look out! The nondenominational Easter Bunny is hippety-hopping down the lane, and this year he's carrying something better than a bunch of butt-ugly pastel eggs. What's that I spy in his basket instead? Why, it's a brand new Nintendo DS XL! » 3/31/15 12:00pm 5 minutes ago