Team Fortress 2 Gets Grappling Hooks For Christmas

Team Fortress 2's End of the Line update—while paired with a really fun film—was anemic, to say the least. After so much hype ended in such a trainwreck, many feared Valve might've been signaling its intention to put Team Fortress 2 out to pasture, or at least ease off on making new stuff for it. The new Smissmas… » 12/22/14 10:30pm 34 minutes ago

Halo 5's Aiming Has Changed, And Not Everyone Likes It

If you're a longtime Halo fan, you know that a good amount of the weapons in your arsenal would only fire from the hip. That is, compared to most popular first-person shooters, they had no scope system. But in Halo 5, developers 343 are implementing something they call smart-link—which is essentially an… » 12/22/14 8:00pm Today 8:00pm

Dark Souls On PC Just Got Worse

Dark Souls publisher Bandai Namco has just issued an official takedown notice to Dropbox to remove DSFix, the bunch of tweaks and fixes and bespoke config files that made Dark Souls actually playable on PC. While it's entirely possible that there has just been a miscommunication somewhere, Durante — the guy behind the… » 12/22/14 6:52pm Today 6:52pm

Why I'm Kind Of Tired Of The "Smartest Man In The Room"

He used to be so cool and unpredictable. He would breeze into a complicated situation and make it simple through the razor-sharp power of his intellect. But lately, he's gotten dull and predictable, performing the same party trick over and over. The "smartest man in the room" is overexposed lately, and he needs a… » 12/22/14 5:37pm Today 5:37pm

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 cable be epic? When it's 10 feet long, that's how. This is the ultimate stocking stuffer – now you can charge your phone from across the room. Kotaku readers can get one with free shipping for 52% off – just $18.99. » 12/19/14 1:56pm Friday 1:56pm