How To Capture Video Game Footage On PS4, Xbox One, PC And Mac [UPDATE]

Ever do something amazing in a game and wish you could share the clip with the world (or at least Facebook)? Well, thanks to a plethora of built-in tools and software designed to record gameplay, it's easier than ever before. Read on for Kotaku's (mostly) definitive guide to capturing gameplay video on your consoles,… » 11/18/14 12:00pm 11/18/14 12:00pm

We're Buying More PC Games Than We Can Play

As another Steam Holiday Sale comes to a close, I have spent roughly $100 to purchase 22 games. In the past 2 months I have picked up 3 Humble Bundles. Not a month ago I spent around $50 on 11 games in the Steam Fall Sale. By the time the next Steam Holiday Sale rolls into town I will be lucky if I have played half of… » 3/12/14 11:00am 3/12/14 11:00am

Kotaku Asks: The Story Behind Nintendo's Innovative 3DS StreetPass Games

One of 2013's best surprises was the release of four unusual games for the Nintendo 3DS, all experimenting with a new style of multiplayer game little seen in the long history of interactive entertainment. The games were made by four Japanese studios, all overseen by Nintendo. Where did the games come from? Why were… » 12/30/13 2:00pm 12/30/13 2:00pm

30 Years Later, One Man Is Still Trying To Fix Video Games

Chris Crawford owns 29,216 small plastic beads. Each bead is one of eight colors, and there are 3,652 beads in each color group. One bead represents a single day in Crawford's life. Each color group, therefore, represents one decade. The yellow beads are his childhood. The black beads are his teens. The greens are his… » 12/27/13 12:29pm 12/27/13 12:29pm