In Japan, video games with dismembered human bodies and red blood are often censorsed. Dying Light is no exception. Make that, was. »
Class specific quests in World of Warcraft are long gone. These unique quest chains were once part of the leveling process and made players journey through entire continents and dungeons just to obtain a unique mount or ability. »
The nuke sirens go off and you’ve got one minute to grab your family and everything they’ll need to survive a ‘50s style fallout shelter. What do you do? »
Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Naruto Gaiden: The Seventh Hokage: Ch. 4 Impressions • Lemma Chameleon, You Run and Go • I Waited Ten Years for This Moment • What is Best in Life? Witcher 3 • Otome Novice - Pt. 4: Say it Ain’t Souji • Review: I Want to Kick You in the Back »
It’d take one hell of a video game to live up to the brilliant, relentless action of Mad Max: Fury Road. This does not appear to be that video game.
Comics are ubiquitous in Japan. Known as “manga” (漫画, マンガ), they are used not just for entertainment, but also for education and promotional materials. Many big Japanese corporations have manga for marketing purposes, and Nissan’s current CEO Carlo Ghosn even has his own! But if flipping pages is too much work for… »
Love it or hate it, there is no avoiding the fact that Sword Art Online is one of the most popular anime of the past few years. However, before you jump into the newest game tie-in, Sword Art Online: Lost Song, there’s more than a bit of lore to get caught up on first. »
You know the point right before you drop on a theme park ride? Your heart is beating faster and tension is mounting, and then...whoosh. Imagine getting stuck at that point during an earthquake. »
When you think of Mario, you think of Nintendo. The two are linked so firmly in your mind it’s almost impossible to think that the beloved character’s games ever showed up on other systems. But it has happened—and more than once. »
Star Wars Battle Pod is the first Star Wars arcade game in years. I guess because playing it in game centers isn’t enough, Bandai Namco is selling it to the Japanese public. There’s a catch! And it’s the price. »
The best emails I get from video game artists are the ones that start with “I’m the artist who made the bikini model for the main character of Fatal Frame 5”. »
Shigesato Itoi (Mother), Shigeru Miyamoto (Mario, Zelda) and Tsunekazu Ishihara (Pokemon), all working on the same game? We should have known it would be too good to be true. »
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