You kids today, with your video games and your loot caves. Maybe it's time we talk about your real Destiny.
So, you're planning to visit Japan and want to come home with a pile of Japanese games. There's only one place to go, the cultural hub of otaku everywhere, Tokyo's Akihabara. But there are hundreds of stores in Akihabara, so where exactly should you go to find the cheapest prices or the rarest finds?
Chris Carlson does great 3D illusion paintings. This stop motion, forced perspective, chalk painting version of the classic game Snake—present in every single dumbphone and available as a BASIC game for every computer of yore—is pretty damn cool too.
Ah golf — the sport of kings! There's nothing like a good day out on the golf course. That is, until all the wildlife and native peoples you've displaced start reminding you that there's blood on your hands. That's where Envirogolf comes into play!
Insomniac's new game Fuse is out today in North America. We'll have more in our full review later, but for now here are a few of my immediate impressions of the game — how it plays, how it looks and where it left me a little cold.
GeoGuessr, as you might have guessr'd from the name, is a straightforward game.
Japan was playing the Persona fighting game in March of 2012. In North America we got our chance in August. Europe has to wait until May 10, but if they preorder at Game they'll score this awesome 12-inch vinyl copy of the arrange soundtrack for their troubles. Man, I would have totally waited until May for a chance…
Jenova Chen thinks that video games don't access enough of the human emotional spectrum. Sure, they do revenge and aggression well but they struggle to handle love or other kinds of deep connection.
It's game day in Speak Up on Kotaku! Commenter David Green challenges us to distill our proudest gaming moments into one sentence (yes, we've spoiled his), while everyone else tries to guess what the game is. We'll let him explain.
British video game retailer Game is still an ongoing concern, thanks to the efforts (read: money) of private investment firm OpCapita, now the proud owner of the 333 remaining store locations throughout the United Kingdom.
GAME, one of the biggest retailers of video game products in the world, is in serious financial trouble. So much so it's had to enter administration, and part of that deal means the store can't offer refunds or exchanges on its products.
After an extended struggle with finances that resulted in the year's hottest titles skipping store shelves, the GAME group prepares to enter administration, as the video game retailer's board accepts the fact that "there is no equity value left in the Group".
U.K.-based retailer GAME will not be stacking any of publisher Electronic Arts's March games, including Mass Effect 3, it said today.
At D.I.C.E. 2012, Bethesda Game Studios' Todd Howard just showed an amazing highlight reel of mods the studio built into The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim during a week-long "game jam" after the game's release. Features like mounted combat, a lycanthropy skill tree, and one enormous mudcrab, the width of the horizon, were…
The nominees for the 2012 Game Developers Choice awards have been announced. The awards, which will be held at March's Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, are one (if not the) most prestigious awards ceremonies in gaming. They occur the same night and location as the Independent Games Festival (IGF) awards.