Enhanced Version of PC Cult Classic Suddenly Pops Up on Steam

Outcast came out in 1999. It was pretty great. Then, this year, its original creators launched a Kickstarter campaign for a HD remake of the game, which, sadly, failed to meet its goal. And now, it looks like they are settling for the next best thing: releasing the original game, with new features, on Steam. Today. » 12/18/14 5:00am Today 5:00am

I Spent Hours Chasing Ghosts in Drift Stage

Earlier this week I found a pre-alpha demo for Drift Stage in my inbox. It's a reminder of just how much life something different can breathe into a stale genre. Drift Stage is shaping up to be the coolest racing game to come around in ages, and it's no coincidence. » 12/18/14 4:05am Today 4:05am

Someone Built A Replica Of The Weird New Star Wars Lightsaber

Since the internet seems to be getting over the reveal of Kylo Ren's weird, three-bladed lightsaber from the Force Awakens trailer, perhaps now is a good time for people to show off that they've gone and replicated the thing in real life. » 12/17/14 10:07pm Yesterday 10:07pm

Luke, Stephen And Kirk On What's Wrong With Assassin's Creed Unity

Assassin's Creed Unity is a game as big as it is broken, as divisive as it is lavish. So our three biggest Assassin's Creed fans figured they'd sit down and get to the bottom of this conundrum. » 12/17/14 7:05pm Yesterday 7:05pm

A Small Change Just Made Building In The Sims 4 A Lot More Fun

The Sims 4 got an update yesterday that, among others things, added the two new careers to the game. But we already knew about that—the developers had promised they were coming back in November. Buried within EA's announcement was something far more exciting for many Sims fans: the return of a beloved cheat code. » 12/17/14 6:30pm Yesterday 6:30pm

Give the Gift of Battery Life with These Discounted Anker Power Packs

USB battery packs are my favorite generic holiday gift. They're useful to literally everyone, they offer a tremendous amount of utility for a modest amount of money, and it still seems like most non-nerds aren't fully aware that they exist. If you have anyone on your shopping list that could use one, here's a great… » 12/17/14 4:46pm Yesterday 4:46pm

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Get 52% Off The 10ft Apple-Certified MFi Lightning Cable – $18.99 

We've organized a special discount for Kotaku readers on this epic lightning cable. How can a lightning/usb cable be epic? When it's 10 feet long, that's how. This is the ultimate stocking stuffer – now you can easily charge your phone from across the room. Kotaku readers can get one with free shipping for 52% off –… » 12/15/14 2:19pm Monday 2:19pm