​The Akira Motorcycle Is Real And We Rode It

Tetsuuuo! Kaneda's bike is real. It's called the 2015 Honda NM4, it's on-sale in America, and yesterday, I was one of the first journalists to ride it. Spoiler Alert: It really does feel like it belongs in Neo-Tokyo. » 8/30/14 2:04pm 8/30/14 2:04pm

Chinese Press Claim Xbox One Will Cost $800 In China

The Xbox One is coming to China! In September to be exact. The biggest question now is how much the Xbox One will cost once it launches in the Middle Kingdom, and Chinese media is suggesting that the price will be... EXTREME! » 6/30/14 5:00am 6/30/14 5:00am

PlayStation 4 Will Cost $1,850 in Brazil

And we thought Argentina had it bad. In Brazil, the land of high video game import taxes, PlayStation fans will have to shell out 3,999 Brazilian Real for Sony's next console come November 29. That's roughly $1,850 USD. Ouch. » 10/17/13 12:30pm 10/17/13 12:30pm

Killer Instinct Characters Are $5 A Pop, But Wait -- There's More

How much would you pay for classic characters like Sabrewulf, Glacius and the newly-announced Thunder in the upcoming free-to-download Xbox One exclusive Killer Instinct? Microsoft has slapped a $4.99 price tag on each character's head, but why buy piecemeal when you can get the whole shebang for $20? » 8/20/13 8:30am 8/20/13 8:30am

How Much Is Disney Infinity Going To Cost You?

Disney's collectible toy video game platform launches tomorrow, which means parents and fans will be raiding video game aisles across the country to score the initial wave of toys and playsets. How much money should they bring? All of it. » 8/17/13 6:30pm 8/17/13 6:30pm

The Wii U Hits North America on November 18th, Starts at $299

At a special event today in New York City, Nintendo announced the follow up to the hugely successful Wii console will be available on Sunday, November 18th. » 9/13/12 10:05am 9/13/12 10:05am

One Very Good Reason to Be a Nintendo-Exclusive Gamer

Tired of being picked on and looked down upon for being a Nintendo-exclusive console owner, commenter ClaudioIphigenia speaks up on Kotaku about the rather reasonable reasoning behind his brand loyalty. » 12/30/11 11:30am 12/30/11 11:30am

Extravagant Collector's Editions are Overwhelming Video Game Collectors

If you thought spending $149.99 for a massive collector's edition is too much, what about folks like commenter Gemini-Phoenix, who feel compelled to purchase every limited collector's edition that comes out. Let's hear his desperate please to publishers in today's Speak Up on Kotaku. » 11/01/11 11:20am 11/01/11 11:20am

Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure Could Be the Most Expensive Game You Ever…

While at least two of us at Kotaku enjoy Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure enough to recommend a purchase, that doesn't mean we're oblivious to the costly downsides to a game that sells its downloadable content on toy store shelves. » 10/18/11 6:20pm 10/18/11 6:20pm

LittleBigPlanet 2 Gets Move Support and a Cakeling Rises

Today is the day, LittleBigPlaneteers! The day Media Molecule's second helping of sackboy madness is controllable via Sony's glowing future lollipop. Is $9.99 too much to ask? How's about they throw in a little Cakeling? » 9/13/11 6:40pm 9/13/11 6:40pm

Hard Reset Gets a Firm Release Date, Solid System Reqs, and Sharp New…

I've talked about how good Flying Wild Hog's cyberpunk shooter Hard Reset is. I've shown you how good it is. All that's left is for you to see for yourself when the game hits Steam on September 13. Can your PC handle it? » 8/29/11 12:20pm 8/29/11 12:20pm

Resident Evil 4 and Code: Veronica HD Remakes Get Prices, Dates,…

The downloadable HD remakes of Resident Evil 4 and Code: Veronica X look even better once you know that they're coming to Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network in North America and Europe in September for 20 bucks a pop. » 7/27/11 4:40pm 7/27/11 4:40pm

Magicka: Vietnam Dated, Blindfolded, Taken Out Back And Screen-Shot

Paradox Interactive and Arrowhead Game Studios have put an April 14 date on the downloadable content no one saw coming, celebrating the impending release of Magicka: Vietnam with the screenshots everyone will want to see. » 3/31/11 11:00am 3/31/11 11:00am

Rock Band Developer Sold For The Price Of A Copy Of Rock Band 3

A copy of the disc-only version of Rock Band 3 currently sells for $49.99 at GameStop. According to The Wall Street Journal's sources, that's exactly how much investment group Columbus Nova paid to take Harmonix off Viacom's hands. » 1/04/11 12:00pm 1/04/11 12:00pm

Walmart Readies Kinect Bundles

While we still await official word on the pricing on Microsoft's Kinect, Walmart has started selling preorder bundles for the camera controller, packing in a game of your choice and a $30 gift card for $199. » 7/13/10 11:40am 7/13/10 11:40am

Ubisoft Is Waiting For The Price Of 3D To Drop

With only two games in their current line-up slated to support 3D, Ubisoft is waiting on widespread 3D support for the same reason consumers are slow to adapt 3D television technology - the high cost. » 7/12/10 1:00pm 7/12/10 1:00pm

iPhone 3Gs Get's Price Drop, iPhone 4 Gets Price

AT&T is offering upgrades to existing customers for $199 or $299 for the 16GB and 32GB versions respectively. The iPhone 4 is due out June 24. Preorders start June 15. » 6/07/10 3:23pm 6/07/10 3:23pm

Nintendo Summit News Round-Up

The Nintendo Summit in San Francisco is positively bursting with news, with release dates for the Nintendo DSi XL, Super Mario Galaxy 2, Metroid: Other M, and plenty of information on the games coming in the first half of 2010. » 2/24/10 5:20pm 2/24/10 5:20pm