Golden Tee 2014 's Big News: We Got Cigars

Alongside fighting games, longtime dive bar staple Golden Tee is one of the last viable arcade cabinets. Arcade titles aren't rated by the ESRB, so if Golden Tee wants to put a big ol' telephone pole cigar in its players' mouths, it can without being called out for "tobacco use." And it will, because Golden Tee DGAF. » 8/10/13 1:30pm 8/10/13 1:30pm

Police Blotter: Someone Stole an Xbox 360 from the U.S. Open

Crime is a constant feature of video games writing. Somewhere, someone is doing something illicit with them—sometimes comically stupid, sometimes tragic. Games and consoles are currency, objects of dispute, sometimes even weapons themselves. Kotaku's Police Blotter is here to round up the latest in games crime. » 6/23/13 2:00pm 6/23/13 2:00pm

It Seems Easy, But Tiger's Greatest Feat is Damn Hard in a Video Game

In no rec league could I ever throw a no-hitter. Alone on a basketball court I'd need half an hour to score 69 points—and a trampoline to dunk. But I can do all of those things in my living room. If video games give us the conceit of doing the impossible, only now has one demonstrated how hard that really is. » 5/12/13 5:30pm 5/12/13 5:30pm

The Video Game Preview of a Tiger in Winter

This March will mark the third straight year in which Tiger Woods is not the sole star on the cover of a video game named Tiger Woods. But that shouldn't suggest that the golfer, winless since an embarrassing marital scandal broke two years ago, is being eased out by EA Sports. » 10/29/11 5:00pm 10/29/11 5:00pm

Tiger Woods 13 will be EA Sports' First Kinect Game

Somewhat obscured by the promotion surrounding Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13's fan-voted cover contest is the fact the game, when it arrives in March, will be the first EA Sports title fully playable on Xbox 360 with Kinect. » 10/06/11 8:30pm 10/06/11 8:30pm

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters is an Experience Unlike Any Other

My first visit to Augusta National broke the club's dress code with almost criminal negligence: I was wearing basketball shorts, a T-shirt, and was unshaven to boot. Sure, I was on my couch, but I told myself I was stepping to the tee box on the first hole of the world's most prestigious golf course. Does a trip to The … » 3/29/11 3:00pm 3/29/11 3:00pm

See Owen in a Virtual Rematch of the 2005 Masters Playoff

Get a sneak preview of Augusta National's first nine in Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters as I, playing as Chris DiMarco, take on EA Sports' Justin Patel, playing as Tiger Woods. It's a recreation of the playoff of the 2005 Masters! Except for the fact we'll still play the other eight holes if Justin beats me on No. … » 3/28/11 2:12pm 3/28/11 2:12pm