A Moment Of Silence For The MMOs That Died In 2013

With their reliance on a large, stable online player base to survive, every massively multiplayer online game is destined to die — the only question is when. Will they last ten years, like Disney's Toontown Online, or die in beta like The Mummy Online? Here's to the MMOs that didn't make it past 2013. » 12/30/13 9:00am 12/30/13 9:00am

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Google's 15 Best Android Games Of 2013

It's the end of the year, and that means for one brief, shining moment, one Google Play gaming category will make perfect sense. These are Google Play's editor's picks for the top Android games of 2013. » 12/20/13 10:20am 12/20/13 10:20am

Did they miss any? Was your favorite Android title robbed? Sound off in the comments!

The 13 Most Popular Products Of 2013, As Purchased By You

We at the Commerce Team can't think of a better way to celebrate the end of an amazing year of products and deals than to look back at which ones you loved the most. Take a stroll through the most popular 13 products of 2013, according to your purchases, get some inspiration for your last minute holiday gifting, and… » 12/19/13 10:15am 12/19/13 10:15am

2013 Was A Very Good Year For Facebook Gaming

Facebook gaming is far from dead — it's just getting started. 2013 saw impressive growth in both audience numbers and diversity of Facebook game developer, making for one exciting year for free browser-based entertainment. » 12/09/13 4:30pm 12/09/13 4:30pm

258 Of The Year's Best/Worst Movies, All In The One Trailer

It's been a great/good/terrible year for movies, depending on what you actually saw and how picky you are. So let's relive the whole shebang with this clip, which combines footage from 258 movies and turns them into one very long trailer. » 12/05/13 1:30am 12/05/13 1:30am

The Most Popular Video Game On Tumblr Award Goes To...Pokémon

Are you surprised? I'm not surprised. I don't think anyone is surprised. Pokémon is one of the more popular franchises on Kotaku, too, especially in recent days since the release of X and Y. » 12/03/13 12:30pm 12/03/13 12:30pm

What's Your Least Favorite Game of 2013 So Far?

Yesterday, we talked about our favorite games of 2013. Now comes the hour of our discontent. It's time to vent, to get mad, to talk about sadness and disappointment. Hooray? » 5/09/13 9:00pm 5/09/13 9:00pm

What's Your Favorite Game Of 2013 So Far?

In the words of one Frances "Baby" Houseman, 2013 has been wild. Wild! Well not quite as wild as Patrick Swayze in the rain, but you know, there have been a lot of good games. » 5/08/13 9:00pm 5/08/13 9:00pm

Blizzard's Got Something New To Show Us at PAX East. Let's Watch. …

PAX East kicks off this morning in lovely scenic Boston, beginning with the big Blizzard Entertainment Presents panel from 10:00 to 10:30 Eastern. Or at least I am assuming it's big. Perhaps I should just stick with "new" until the mystery is solved. » 3/22/13 9:55am 3/22/13 9:55am

Here Are The Top 30 Games Japanese Gamers Are Looking Forward To In 2013

2013 is only 1/12th over. With 11 months left and new console news on the horizon, Weekly Famitsu asked its readers what games they were looking forward to for this year. Here's a list of the top 30 anticipated upcoming games for 2013 (note: All publishers and release dates are for Japanese release versions): » 2/07/13 8:00am 2/07/13 8:00am

Snacktaku Special Report: Five Snacks I Must Eat in 2013

The majority of snacks I've reviewed over the past couple of years for Snacktaku have been happy accidents. I wasn't planning on putting them in my mouth and writing about them—it just happened. This year I am changing things up. This year I have an eating agenda—there are five foods that shall not escape my mouth in… » 1/28/13 4:30pm 1/28/13 4:30pm

Here's What (Some) Japanese Developers Are Looking Forward To In 2013

And so this is 2013, and what have we done? Another year over, and a new one's just begun… Holiday songs aside, 2013 is upon us, and that means reflecting on the past year and looking forward to things to come. This week, Weekly Famitsu » 1/10/13 8:00am 1/10/13 8:00am asked several Japanese game developers about their plans for 2013. Each company…

Sony Lists Next God of War For Spring 2013 Release

The official God of War: Ascension listing has the upcoming action-adventure game slated for a Spring 2013 release. One player only! [Sony via @JimReilly] » 4/19/12 12:15pm 4/19/12 12:15pm