TAY's Most-Hyped Games of 2015

2014: A wonderful year full of fantastic titles. Everyone on TAY has been singing praises of their best of the year, and after so many great Best Of lists, so I didn't feel like I had much more to say regarding that. Instead I invite you to take a look forward to what will be another great year in gaming. With so many… » 12/29/14 8:00am 12/29/14 8:00am

To celebrate the PlayStation Plus release (in Japan) of Gravity Rush, sand artist Kisato drew Kat in three different outfits. From what I can tell of this entrancing video, if you're an artist working with sand, it pays to have really well groomed fingernails. [via NeoGAF] » 10/13/13 11:00am 10/13/13 11:00am

I Want To Move Like They Do In Video Games

I have these dreams. Dreams where my body gets out of the way, dreams where I'm not restricted by the natural limitations of bone, sinew and gravity. The dreams are not always the same. Sometimes I glide. Sometimes I float. » 1/10/13 7:00pm 1/10/13 7:00pm

Kirk's Top 11 Games Of 2012

I played more games in 2012 than any other year of my life. It was a weird—but thoroughly wonderful—year, and one that upset a lot of my expectations. Games I'd assumed would be amazing fell short of the mark, while others came out of nowhere to become fast favorites. » 1/03/13 9:00pm 1/03/13 9:00pm

The Best Video Game Music of 2012

You press a button, and the beat drops. Forward you fly, straight into the perilous unknown, beats pushing against your eardrums as you push back against the controller. Tempo and harmony swim together, and you lose yourself in the rhythm of play. » 12/13/12 8:00pm 12/13/12 8:00pm

You Got Your Manga in my Game!

One of the most interesting things about Capcom's Lost Planet spin-off E.X. Troopers is its art style. Like more than a few games, it has cel-shaded graphics and bright colors which give off a distinct and beautiful look. But what makes E.X. Troopers stand out is how committed it is to being a manga-in-motion. Every… » 12/07/12 4:00am 12/07/12 4:00am

Backhanded Box Quotes: 'Duck Hunt 2012 with Swearing.'

Welcome to "Backhanded Box Quotes," a collection of super pissed-off user reviews from people just like you! Whoa, whoa, don't take that personal. » 6/22/12 8:30pm 6/22/12 8:30pm

The Dizzy, Delightfully Grand Music of Gravity Rush

This week saw the Western release of one of the very best games yet for the PlayStation Vita—the freewheeling, fantasy superhero game Gravity Rush » 6/14/12 7:00pm 6/14/12 7:00pm. This game has so much of what I want in a video game—it combines the exploration and collection-obsession of and with a uniquely fresh-feeling .

Gravity Rush Comes Out Today

The first must-play game for the Vita jumps onto Sony's handheld game device today. If you're not sure if Gravity Rush is worth your time, go ahead and read the review. You might fall in love with it like Kirk Hamiltion did. » 6/12/12 2:15pm 6/12/12 2:15pm

Gravity Rush : The Kotaku Review

I used to have extremely vivid dreams of flying in my teen years. They were accompanied by powerful physical sensations, where it'd feel like a locus of energy around my forehead made me able to defy gravity. Sometimes I could control that energy and other times it would pull me along. If I close my eyes, I can still… » 6/01/12 1:00pm 6/01/12 1:00pm

Gravity Rush Looked So Damn Beautiful From the Very Beginning

Raise your hands if Gravity Rush is the reason you got a PlayStation Vita or plan on getting one. Wow, that's a lot of hands! » 5/03/12 9:00am 5/03/12 9:00am

Preorder Customers Dress-Up With Gravity Rush's Physics-Defying Heroine

As if we needed more incentive to get our hands on one of the most anticipated PlayStation Vita games, players that preorder Gravity Rush will score a code for the Military DLC Pack, giving Kat a sharp new look to carry here through new missions and challenges. » 4/24/12 1:30pm 4/24/12 1:30pm

Gravity Rush Floats to the U.S. on June 12th

Ever since it peeked out in early looks at the Vita's launch line-up, Gravity Rush became the game I was most excited about for Sony's new gaming handheld. Japan's had it since the system's launch there but North America's had to wait to hear about a release date. We finally know that the game will be out on June… » 3/01/12 1:30pm 3/01/12 1:30pm

Gravity Rush Makes You an Accidental Mass Murderer

At its heart, Gravity Rush » 2/17/12 7:32am 2/17/12 7:32am is a steam-punk superhero adventure. Of course, Kat isn't exactly the ideal heroine, despite her obviously pure intentions. Perhaps she just needs to take a moment and look up the term "collateral damage."

What a Rush! Gravity Rush Impressions

I wonder how Sir Isaac Newton would feel if he were to play a game inspired by his own legend where real-world gravity physics have been crafted into an interactive playground. Well, if that game were Gravity Rush » 2/17/12 6:00am 2/17/12 6:00am, I'm sure he'd be amazed—and not just by the existence of a glowing interactive box in his hands.

Playing With Gravity. Seven Minutes of Gravity Rush Gameplay.

Gravity Rush (Gavity Daze in Japan) is one of Sony's most anticipated titles for the Vita in the West. The entire game is built around manipulating your own personal gravity as you adventure through a floating city in a mysterious steampunk world. » 2/14/12 7:49am 2/14/12 7:49am

Marvel at Sony's Amazing Gravity Rush Whiteboard Drawings

Sony invited a group of Japanese press to its offices to check out upcoming PS Vita game Gravity Rush. These types of tours can start to blur into each other, with game developers giving the press the hard sell. But this tour had something I'd never seen before: whiteboard drawings! » 2/03/12 5:30am 2/03/12 5:30am