How Much Game Makers Get Paid

Making video games sure looks like a fun gig from the outside, doesn't it? Pouring your talents into a creation that can get played by thousands or even millions of people worldwide is not something many people can say that they do. But bragging rights and cool points don't pay bills. Just how much did video game… » 7/22/14 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

Deals: Red Vs. Blue, Dark Souls II Season Pass, PS4/One, Halloween

Hard to believe Red vs. Blue began way back in 2003. Today, the RVBX Ten Year Blu-ray Box Set is down to its lowest price ever of $54. As one of the first big items I ever put on Moneysaver Kotaku Deals, it's got some personal sentiment for me as well. [RVBX] » 7/22/14 11:55am Today 11:55am

Nvidia’s New Tablet Tries Damn Hard to Earn Real Video Game Respect

What would a tablet have to do to be seriously considered as the best place for you to play games? Native Twitch streaming? Good-as-console versions of popular games? Play-from-your-couch capability? Nvidia's new gaming tablet can do all of that. And some extra stuff besides. You can use a controller with it, too. » 7/22/14 9:00am Today 9:00am

A South Korean court ruled that the cancelled One Piece exhibit can be held because the manga does not glorify Japanese imperialism and portrayed the Rising Sun imagery in a negative light. "Taking these reasons into consideration, the court concluded that the museum cannot unilaterally cancel the showing," reports » 7/22/14 7:30am Today 7:30am

Oh Hey, It's Inflatable Pikachu Vagina

Ages ago, a particular Pikachu bouncy house was noticed in Japan. The entrance looked like, for lack of a better word, a Pikachu vagina. Earlier today, it was reported that the "giant Pikachu" was once again making an appearance. Eager folks, climb right on in! » 7/22/14 5:40am Today 5:40am