The Complete Guide to Choosing (or Building) the Perfect Standing Desk

Standing desks are popular, but choosing a good one is no easy task. You could go with a motorized, whole desk replacement, or DIY a simple solution. You could even buy an adjustable attachment to go on top of your existing desk. Let's talk about what you may need in a standing desk, what you can get for your… » 1/28/15 11:26am 1/28/15 11:26am

How to Set Up Triple Monitors for Super-Widescreen Gaming (and Work)

Using more than two monitors used to be a luxury for those with the biggest PC building budgets. These days, large, high-resolution displays are affordable, and graphics cards are more powerful than ever. If the thought of gaming (or working) on three displays at once entices you, here's how to make it happen. » 1/21/15 11:57am 1/21/15 11:57am

The Limbo Desktop

Reader Jayesh wanted a desktop that was playful, but also helped him get things done, so he took his love of Limbo (the game, not the the theological concept) and put together this desktop, symbolizing the struggle to get things done while simultaneously putting all his tools at his fingertips. » 1/15/15 5:30am 1/15/15 5:30am

Lightning Returns' Clothing Options Make Me All Giddy

Oh god. I didn't realize I could do this. I am going to get stuck playing dress-up in Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII for days. » 11/07/13 3:30pm 11/07/13 3:30pm

How to Optimize Your Mac for Gaming

You may not immediately think "gaming" when you think "Mac," but there are tons of games for the Mac these days, and some of the most popular PC games are also available for OS X. Let's take a look at a few ways to make those games run as smoothly as possible. » 10/25/13 8:07pm 10/25/13 8:07pm

Grab Some Good, Old-Fashioned Video Game Wallpapers

We like a good game, and if you've frequented Wallpaper Wednesday you know we like showcasing the great video game art inspired from the classics. It never stops, and so here's another great collection. » 9/11/13 8:32pm 9/11/13 8:32pm

The Controller Shop's Custom Kotaku 360 Pad is a Thing of Beauty

The controller customization experts at The Controller Shop asked if we wanted to review one of their magical creations. I said sure. They asked what sort of controller they should send. I left it up to them. Wise decision. » 5/04/12 9:30pm 5/04/12 9:30pm

Building a Better Mech in Armored Core V

You can never have too many giant killer riding robots. Thanks to Armored Core V's customization options, you'll soon be able to put that ancient wisdom to the test. » 3/08/12 9:00pm 3/08/12 9:00pm

Customize the King of Evil in Army Corps of Hell

Square Enix parades the troops and dresses up the King of Hell in his Sunday finest in the latest video for Army Corps of Hell, the PlayStation Vita's most colorfully-titled launch game. » 1/11/12 1:00pm 1/11/12 1:00pm

You Know What the Pokémon Franchise Really Needs? Your Fresh Ideas

Commenter Balmung of the Azure Sky has been thinking about Pokémon lately, and believes it's high time the franchise gets the modern-day makeover it desperately needs. How would you folks bring Pokémon up to date? Speak Up on Kotaku, I choose you! » 10/25/11 11:20am 10/25/11 11:20am

Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine Serves Up Multiplayer Marines 1.8…

If the text flashing by in this trailer are to be believed, Relic Entertainment has managed to cram 1.8 billion different ways to customize Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine's six multiplayer classes, a number at least 1,000 times larger than the amount of people likely to care. » 8/03/11 4:20pm 8/03/11 4:20pm

Which Multiplayer Transformer Type Are You?

High Moon Studios breaks down multiplayer characters in Transformers: War for Cybertron into four distinct classes represented by four different vehicle types. Are you a car, truck, tank, or plane? » 5/10/10 5:20pm 5/10/10 5:20pm

Who Needs NFL Teams When You Can Make Your Own?

NaturalMotion's Backbreaker might not have the official NFL license like Madden does, but who needs that when you've got the tools to make the football team of your dreams at your fingertips? I'm going to call mine the Atnalta Falchions! » 5/04/10 8:00pm 5/04/10 8:00pm

The Video Game Hero That Makes Chuck Norris Look Lame

Atlus' "ultimate love letter to retro gamers" 3D Dot Games Heroes features a main character so powerful that dragons consider him a boss fight. Funny, he just looks like a pile of blocks to me. » 3/16/10 1:20pm 3/16/10 1:20pm

City Of Heroes Issue 16: Power Spectrum Revealed

Last month's teasing comes to fruition as NCsoft pulls back the curtain on City of Heroes Issue 16: Power Spectrum, putting the power to customize powers in the players' hands. » 7/17/09 11:20am 7/17/09 11:20am

Lost Planet 2 Lets You Spank Your Own Custom Ass

In Lost Planet 2 there is no main character, instead you are the main character, one that can be customized and made to spank him or herself in a square studded helmet and chain-framed bikini. » 4/29/09 3:00pm 4/29/09 3:00pm

Champions Online Cares Where Your Force Beams Come From

In the latest edition of their Champions Online Q&A feature, developer Cryptic details how powers in their upcoming superhero MMORPG can be tweaked by players for a more customized hero. » 1/07/09 11:40am 1/07/09 11:40am

The Many Faces of Fable 2

The characters of Fable 2 are meant to be a reflection of the person playing them, to a point. The choices you make as you grow from childhood to adulthood in the game will change your character's appearance. But, your character is highly customizable. Lionhead Studios says they have tons more clothing to wear (all… » 9/05/08 12:00pm 9/05/08 12:00pm