Kotaku 'Shop Contest Simulator 2014: The Winners!

"It's like watching paint dry." What's that like, exactly? Thanks to our team of crack image manipulators rising to the challenge of creating the most horrible simulation game, now we know. » 7/12/14 8:30pm 7/12/14 8:30pm

Kotaku 'Shop Contest Simulator 2014

Earlier this week, Kotaku's Evan Narcisse suggested that simulator games (goat, grass, rock) were getting out of hand. I say they're not out of hand until our image manipulation experts have their way with them. » 7/06/14 11:53am 7/06/14 11:53am

SpinTires Will Bring Gran Turismo-Level Detail To An Off-Road Video Game

British software outfit Oovee has been tweaking and beta-testing their off-road simulator SpinTires for many moons. Now that the full-featured version is almost ready to go, I'm ready to believe this game might be the first and last title for ultra-realistic, aesthetically beautiful, off-road adventuring. » 5/30/14 5:16pm 5/30/14 5:16pm

Ever Wonder Why Japanese Trains Aren't Late? Here's Why.

Trains in Japan are incredibly punctual. Being on time is counted down to the centiseconds. And unless there's an accident, Japanese trains simply are not late. » 3/20/14 6:15am 3/20/14 6:15am

These Guys Built a Fake Submarine to Play Submarine Games in

Let's say you want to play a Submarine game. No harm in that, it's a classic genre. You could just sit in front of a monitor. Maybe, if you were feeling up for it, slip on some headphones. » 8/07/12 2:30am 8/07/12 2:30am

Trainz Simulator 2010 Engineers Edition Getting Multiplayer

You may never have heard of Trainz, but if you're into train simulators it is the best, perhaps the only, game for you and now the million-copies-sold game is getting multiplayer. » 11/26/10 10:30am 11/26/10 10:30am

Amazing Simulator Trains Crew For World's Biggest Cruise Ship

Royal Caribbean took delivery of the world's largest cruise ship today, but the crew of the Oasis of the Seas have been using a high-tech simulator to prepare to take over the monstrous 16-deck, 225,282 gross ton cruiser. » 10/29/09 10:40am 10/29/09 10:40am