Super Smash Bros. Wii U: The Kotaku Review

The first time I picked up a controller and turned on the Wii U version of Smash Bros., I felt relief. I was about to play the game the way it was meant to be played: on a TV, with Gamecube controllers, and with as many friends as I could find. » 11/24/14 2:30pm Today 2:30pm

Grand Theft Auto V’s Biggest Mystery Is Getting Even Weirder

There were already weird things connected to the highest point in Grand Theft Auto V's sprawling fake Los Angeles. Secret messages. Instructional glyphs on an enigmatic mural. UFOs that appear only under certain conditions. Off-kilter stuff for a gritty, mostly down-to-earth game like GTA V. But, with release of… » 11/24/14 2:00pm Today 2:00pm

Alienware Alpha Review: Close, But No Game Console

The Alienware Alpha sounds awesome. It's smaller and more powerful than the PS4 and Xbox One. It doubles as an actual Windows PC! But be warned: it's not as easy to use as a game console, not as foolproof. It's not nearly the slam dunk I was hoping it would be. » 11/24/14 12:42pm Today 12:42pm

The Best Black Friday Deals

You've reached our hub for 2014's Kinja Deals Black Friday coverage. The deals are already coming in, so start saving right now. Be sure to check out Kinja Deals for our year-round deal and product coverage, and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. » 11/24/14 11:15am Today 11:15am

First Look At Arnold As An Elderly Terminator In Genisys

Everything we know about the plot of Terminator Genisys sounds as horrible as the title's misspelling of "genesis," but one thing will be nice — seeing Arnold Schwarzenegger as a T-800 again. Here's the first look at everyone's favorite Terminator from the upcoming film. » 11/24/14 10:52am Today 10:52am

Get 41% Off SKEYE's Nano Quadcopter Drone (Limited Units Available)

As with most new technologies, drones are rapidly evolving to become smaller and lighter. The SKEYE Nano Drone, for instance, can fit in the palm of your hand, but can still pull off impressive tiny aerobatics — and Kotaku readers can grab one for just $34.99 – that's 41% off. » 11/21/14 3:15pm Friday 3:15pm