Counter-Strike's Pro Cheating Scandal Might Be A Good Thing

Hear me out: Counter-Strike's pro cheating scandal—which has seen three top-tier players get banned and others put under a hot magnifying glass of scrutiny—sucks right now, but it could be a good thing in the long run. Or it could create standards the sport can never live up to. » 11/25/14 9:15pm Yesterday 9:15pm

How A Fake Video Game Screenshot Is Made

Consumers are smarter today than they used to be, but that hasn't stopped video game publishers from releasing what have become known as "bullshots", doctored images that are meant to show what a video game looks like, but end up being so modified and fancified they're often nothing of the sort. » 11/25/14 6:30pm Yesterday 6:30pm

The 12 Best Games for the Wii U

Hail, ye Nintendo faithful! Loyal folk that you are, a Wii U now rests beneath your TV. The console's now been around for a couple years, and there are more good games for it than ever. Enough good games, in fact, that we think the Wii U is worth owning. » 11/25/14 6:09pm Yesterday 6:09pm

The 12 Best Games For The Xbox One

You're heading to the store to get an Xbox One right now, and need to know which games to get. Or you're at work or in school, daydreaming about what you want to play next. Or maybe you're suiting up for a battle in the console war, cinching on your armor and trying to remember which games will best help you make the… » 11/25/14 3:00pm Yesterday 3:00pm

Get 58% Off Limefuel's Giant 20,000mAh Dual USB Battery Pack

What's the most important thing about a backup battery pack? How much juice it holds, right? Which is why we like the new Limefuel — it holds 20,000mAh, which should be enough to recharge your phone around ten times, or any larger USB device several times over. Now, Kotaku readers can grab one for just $34.99 – that's… » 11/24/14 12:41pm Monday 12:41pm