SpotPass Exploit Gives 3DS Owners Unlimited Special Guest Miis

While recovering from a corrupted SD card on his 3DS, YouTuber Anthony Schwader discovered a means to delete Nintendo-issued mii visitors and respawn them endlessly. It's actually pretty simple. » 3/15/15 12:38pm 3/15/15 12:38pm

Smash Bros. Players Turned The Falcon Punch Into A Great Mini Game

The rules of "Falcon Potato" are simple. You get two Mario players, and one Captain Falcon player. You turn up the launch rate, and you go timers-only. Once in the match, you slow down time, start a Falcon Punch, and try your best to cape the punch, back and forth, until someone gets hit. » 1/26/15 5:30pm 1/26/15 5:30pm

Neat Made-Up Smash Bros. Mini-Games You Should Try Out

One of the best parts of the new Super Smash Bros. is its level editor, which has made it easier than ever to create custom stages for players who want to take a page from the Calvinball rulebook. Let's take a look at some of the coolest mini-games players have come up with so far. » 1/07/15 6:15pm 1/07/15 6:15pm

Sony Patent Aims To Add New Challenges To Emulated Classics

Streaming emulated classics to a video game console from the cloud is neat. Adding new challenges not present in those streaming classics? That's awesome. It's also the idea behind a recently revealed patent filed by Sony. » 1/03/14 10:00am 1/03/14 10:00am

If You Like Disappointment, You'll Love Disney Infinity 3DS

Released alongside its console cousins at the exact same $74.99 price point, Disney Infinity for the 3DS is a collection of sad mini-games featuring characters that are much more interesting on the Wii, Wii U, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. » 8/22/13 2:30pm 8/22/13 2:30pm

Ode To The JRPG Mini-Game

During the two-and-a-half decades I've been playing JRPGs, I've learned three important lessons: 1) If an NPC tells you a rumor, it's true; 2) All valuables are hidden in bookshelves; and 3) Mini-games are almost always better than real games. » 4/19/13 3:00pm 4/19/13 3:00pm

Get All the Fallout 3 Terminal Hacking Action You Want, When You Want It

If your Science skill was too low, or if you just enjoyed the LSAT problem of trying to figure out how to brute force hack your way into a terminal in Fallout 3 then this flash game is for you. And look, no need to back out of the terminal before making your final attempt! » 10/12/12 7:30pm 10/12/12 7:30pm

There's a Lot More to Do in Final Fantasy XIII-2 Than Save the World

While Final Fantasy XIII was all about getting the job done in a timely fashion, Final Fantasy XIII-2 gives the player plenty of time to relax between tasks. Check out some of the more entertaining diversions tucked away in next week's sequel. » 1/25/12 10:00am 1/25/12 10:00am

We're Talking About Act 4 of Shadows of the Damned. Right Now.

It's that time again, folks. Welcome back to the Kotaku Game Club. Today we're going to discuss Act 4 of Shadows of the Damned. » 7/07/11 4:00pm 7/07/11 4:00pm

Clone Wars Adventures Welcomes Playful Jedi

While we're all anxiously awaiting that other massively multiplayer online Star Wars game, Sony Online Entertainment officially launches the free-to-play Clone Wars Adventures, and you may never find a more fetching hive of fun and villainy. » 9/15/10 11:20am 9/15/10 11:20am

Guild Wars 2 Is A Big Book Of Fun Activities

From the shooting gallery to bar brawls, Guild Wars 2 will be filled with fun things to do when you're not sticking your sword in things until your numbers don't go up anymore. » 7/01/10 3:20pm 7/01/10 3:20pm

I Guess This Goes With The Whole "Old-School" Theme

The fifth and final vignette for 3D Dot Game Heroes is even more embarrassing when you realize this is what we accepted as advertising in the late 80's. » 5/11/10 5:20pm 5/11/10 5:20pm

The Agency Opens On Facebook

Fans waiting patiently for Sony Online Entertainment to get The Agency together can get a small taste of the spy game via The Agency: Covert Ops, one of the deepest Facebook games I've ever seen. » 5/05/10 12:00pm 5/05/10 12:00pm

101 Wii Mini-Games, All At Once, All For You

Atlus and developer Nordcurrent take the 101-in-1 Megamix concept from the DS to the Wii, with 101 mini-games that should completely satisfy your need to play mini-games for the rest of your life. » 10/21/09 5:00pm 10/21/09 5:00pm

It's Goal Time In Free Realms

Those soccer fields sprinkled about Sony Online Entertainment's Free Realms now has a purpose, 3-on-3 footy matches and 20 levels worth of Soccer Stardom now available. » 10/05/09 11:40am 10/05/09 11:40am

Feet-On With Wii Fit Plus' Wacky New Balance Games

The fact that someone from Nintendo is currently in sole possession of a video of a Kotaku writer playing Birdseye Bullseye has nothing to do with our willingness to publish the following post. » 6/23/09 5:00pm 6/23/09 5:00pm

Batmobile Makes iPhone Drive-By

Glu Mobile brings the caped crusader to the iPhone for the first time with The Dark Knight: Batmobile, a mini-game featuring the movie version of Batman's ride. » 12/03/08 3:00pm 12/03/08 3:00pm

Mata Hari Will Shake Her Money Maker

dtp's upcoming point'n'click adventure based on the exploits of real life spy Mata Hari needs to really nail the seduction element of her story. Seduction was Mata Hari's special skill, her Unique Selling Point. She was like Uma Thurman's character from Fox Force Five » 10/20/08 4:20pm 10/20/08 4:20pm - unless you think that reference devalues theā€¦