Final Fantasy Explorers' Bosses Make for Great GIFs

Final Fantasy Explorers is a game all about venturing out into the world and slaying monsters—including the summonable creatures that have appeared in numerous games from across the fanchise. To make these battles especially epic, the summons have pre-fight cutscenes—each of which looks just as cool in gif form. » 1/27/15 7:00am 40 minutes ago

'We Want Refunds!' - Why Pro Wrestling Fans Are So Angry Again

You'd think that the first weather-related cancellation of an episode of Monday Night Raw in the show's 1000-plus episode history would be bad news for the WWE. But the many inches of snow aimed at Hartford, Connecticut, the location of tonight's now-scuttled Raw taping, are a sprinkle of luck that will spare WWE the… » 1/26/15 8:51pm Yesterday 8:51pm

Smash Bros. Players Rally In Defense Of Diddy Kong

Diddy Kong has become the most divisive character in the new Super Smash Bros. ever since competitive players picked up on the primate's formidable fighting strength. His reign as the fighter to beat sparked a newly heated debate this week when one pro Smasher blamed the game's community for the whole Diddy upset. » 1/26/15 7:15pm Yesterday 7:15pm

American Counter-Strike Scene Hit Hard By Pro Cheating Bans

Recently, substantial evidence came to light that a number of pro players had been involved in a huge Counter-Strike: Global Offensive match-fixing/gambling scandal. Valve took their time investigating, but now they've finally decided to bring the hammer down. Hard. » 1/26/15 6:05pm Yesterday 6:05pm

Smash Bros. Players Turned The Falcon Punch Into A Great Mini Game

The rules of "Falcon Potato" are simple. You get two Mario players, and one Captain Falcon player. You turn up the launch rate, and you go timers-only. Once in the match, you slow down time, start a Falcon Punch, and try your best to cape the punch, back and forth, until someone gets hit. » 1/26/15 5:30pm Yesterday 5:30pm

Get a Free 2-Weeks of Crunchyroll Anime: Stream the Full Catalog Ad-Free

Crunchyroll, one of the top destinations for current and classic anime, is offering Kotaku readers a free two-week trial of their Anime Membership. In addition to streaming their entire anime catalog ad-free, you'll get access to the anime simulcasts - getting the latest anime episodes the same day they're released in… » 12/13/14 3:09pm 12/13/14 3:09pm