Video games are beautiful.
Yep, that’s about the ugliest PlayStation 4 console I can imagine.
Earlier this week our own Evan Narcisse called the upcoming Call of Duty PlayStation 4 “Ugly As Sin.” He wants ugly? We’ll give him ugly.
The twist at the end of Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire doesn't just make the Pokémon timeline bonkers. It might explain some of the stuff that Pokémon fans have been wondering about for years.
After finishing the first Toy Story, I wouldn't blame anyone for having zero sympathy for Sid Phillips, Andy's mean next-door neighbor. Sid tortures his toys and makes them into things resembling abominations, for crying out loud.But what if we got this character all wrong?
Earlier this week, Techland announced that its new zombie-killing adventure Dying Light will have "50+ hours of gameplay." Some might considering this good news. I don't—at least at face value.
Pinball manufacturer Dutch Pinball finally showed prototypes of their Big Lebowski-themed machine, a long awaited table among pinball enthusiasts, and it's full of awesome features.
The Schlitterbahn park in Kansas is home to the Verrückt, which when open will be the world's tallest waterslide. It won't be open for a little while, though, because it's been reported that some testers - going at 60-70mph - have been going airborne.
Playing with the Oculus Rift is better with friends. You can get your head chopped off, or use them as your personal "gaming chair." The idea is simple: The player with the headset on enjoys the game, like this hang gliding simulator, while the others lift, tilt and push the player, following on-screen instructions.
Featuring music from Kimbra, Fun. and Vivaldi. Poor Vivladi. The newly-introduced "The Haven" stage for Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved demonstrates just how little music has evolved over the past 272 years. The dangers of being one of the world's most popular Baroque composers, il Prete Rosso.
Typography plays an incredibly important role in establishing video game brands, to the point where a single letter torn from a title can evoke an entire franchise. Paul Brown, creator of the free Font Quiz app (available on iOS and Windows 8) assembled 48 of gaming's finest in font form, suggesting such an…
After crafting a whole season of short, funny StarCraft cartoons, CarBotAnimations presents a spectacular special episode, remaking the entire cinematic intro of Heart of the Swarm. It still doesn't explain why that Viking had to land to get stomped on by the Ultralisk, but these Zerg units, portrayed as cute little…
The constant progression of annual sport titles has another advantage besides the games getting more and more realistic every year. It creates moments where the players go nuts—suddenly, our ordinary game turns itself into Dragon Ball Z or Super Smash TV. We selected below a few of these from the last few years' FIFA, …
Last week, my misidentification of a laser engraving on a space part suggested the wrong personality core from Portal 2 was symbolically being flown to space (a fate echoing the game's story.) A team of 18 teenagers from Nevada stepped in to restore order, and properly send the Space Core—or, well, a plushy version of…
Remember back when the Final Fantasy franchise had room for silly jokes and random frivolity? Commenter Balmung certainly does, and he wonders we'll ever go back there in today's Speak Up on Kotaku.
Is there any reason you're sitting in front of a computer or plinking away at your cell phone right now, or are you part of the 53 percent of 18 to 29 year-olds that go online just to pass the time on any given day? A new study has determined that a large number of us are here for no good reason.
You can't take two steps in the world these days without having your image captured. Everywhere you turn there are people with cellphone cameras, traffic cameras, Google Streetview vehicles. How can we remain anonymous in this digital age? Why, with digital camouflage, of course. Enter Pixelhead.
Last week's PopCap Games party at the Game Developers Conference wasn't just a chance to indulge in Plants Vs. Zombies drinks and snacks while watching flowers cavort around the packed room. It was also a chance to check out some really neat concept art from the game and, you now, talk to people.
He may switch a few words around, but what commenter DunnCarnage is basically saying in today's Speak-Up on Kotaku is that a game doesn't have to be fun to be entertaining, and vice-versa.
It's Friday, so I picked something lighthearted and fun for the daily Kotaku science post. Did you know male wasp spiders snap their genitalia off inside the female during sex? Don't worry, they have two sets.