Kevin Costner's Tatanka Hunting Simulator 2013 Dances With Irreverence

It may look like a cel-shaded reboot of Activision's Stampede. However, this is Kevin Costner's Tatanka Hunting Simulator 2013, an unauthorized adaptation of the Academy Award-winning Best Picture for 1991. It's the work of Acid Wizard Studio at the Global Game Jam, which wrapped up last week. And it looks insane. » 2/03/13 2:30pm 2/03/13 2:30pm

More Than 30 Years Later, Adventure Gets Another Sequel

Actually, Adventure, the Atari 2600 game that introduced video game Easter eggs to the popular imagination, among other things, now has its second sequel. Both were programmed by Byte Knight over on the Atari Age forums, and the latest, Evil Magician Returns II got an update on Thursday delivering a third level to the… » 8/26/12 11:00am 8/26/12 11:00am

What Are You Playing This Weekend?

So I complained about moving cords through the back of my entertainment center in this post. Then I talked about playing a terrible seven-year-old game on the Xbox in this post. Now tying all of that together is this post, where we all turn out our pockets and tell everyone what we're playing this weekend. » 5/18/12 10:00pm 5/18/12 10:00pm

What Are You Playing This Weekend?

I inherited this feature from Mike McWhertor, who has been gone from Kotaku more than six months, and who I hope to see again in San Diego at Comic-Con. "Mike," I would always say to him, "if we get fired, well, we'll finally have time to play all the video games we never got to play because we were too busy playing video … » 5/04/12 10:00pm 5/04/12 10:00pm

What Are You Playing This Weekend?

As I mentioned in my review this week, I came to the Prototype continuity late. Now that I'm not hustled for time to pump out a review of a game the day after it releases, I feel like revisiting New York and finishing out the original Prototype, especially as I'll get to stomp around a larger-scale Manhattan before… » 4/27/12 10:30pm 4/27/12 10:30pm