This year's Tokyo Game Show had the second-highest attendance in its history, with 251,832 visitors over the four-day show. The highest TGS attendance was in 2013, with 270,197 visitors. I thought this year's TGS was really good. You? » 10/06/14 6:20am 10/06/14 6:20am

Kotaku 'Shop Contest: The Other Side: The Winners!

We Asked Japanese Gamers If They're Buying the New 3DS

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Adds Easy Mode, Cuts Co-op

This past week in Tokyo, Kotaku was able to sit down with Final Fantasy Type-0 director Hajime Tabata and talk with him about the game's upcoming HD remaster—what's new, what's cut, and why the game is so damned hard. » 9/21/14 11:30pm 9/21/14 11:30pm

Kotaku 'Shop Contest: The Other Side

We've seen plenty of pictures of the hugely embarrassing head-in-breast gameplay station for OneeChanbara Z2: Chaos at this year's Tokyo Game Show, but where do those holes really lead? Only our image manipulation experts know for sure. » 9/21/14 12:00pm 9/21/14 12:00pm

What Do Pac Man's Ghosts Taste Like?

Pac Man has been spending decades chowing down on stuff. Eating seems to come so naturally to him I never stopped to consider if he enjoys the taste of everything he eats. Apparently, neither have his owners. » 9/21/14 11:00am 9/21/14 11:00am

Finally Exploring Final Fantasy Explorers. Is It Fantastic?

Square Enix offered a playable demo of the new Final Fantasy Explorers at this year's Tokyo Game Show and I got a chance to give it a whirl. It's a solid game. It's a Final Fantasy game. But I'm not sure it's a solid Final Fantasy game. » 9/20/14 5:00pm 9/20/14 5:00pm

I Didn't Expect a Game About Busty Bikini-Clad Babes to Play So Well

This morning as the masses flooded into the Tokyo Game Show for the show's first public day, I decided it was time to put my head through the giant boob hole and play the newest game about zombie-slaying, bikini-clad, busty babes: Onechanbara Z2 Chaos. » 9/20/14 12:30pm 9/20/14 12:30pm

The Latest Dragon Ball Game Has Something in Common With its MMO

Dragon Ball Xenoverse allows players to create their own original player character to take part in the history of Dragon Ball. It's a fan's dream, sure, but there's something familiar about it. » 9/20/14 5:30am 9/20/14 5:30am

Some of the Tokyo Game Show's Best Cosplay

It's the Tokyo Game Show. Know what that means? Gamers are gathering to play games. And where there are Japanese gamers, there is usually cosplay. » 9/20/14 4:30am 9/20/14 4:30am

Going for a Ride with Sony's New VR Headset


At this year's Tokyo Game Show, Sony had demos for its Project Morpheus VR headset. The previously announced Summer Lesson ended up not making TGS, but there were two other new demos that were new and worth taking for a spin. » 9/20/14 4:00am 9/20/14 4:00am

Watch Us Go to TGS' Resident Evil Shooting Range

Resident Evil Revelations 2's isn't the only Resident Evil booth on the floor of the Tokyo Game Show 2014. There's also a Resident Evil-themed airsoft gun shooting range. » 9/19/14 10:00am 9/19/14 10:00am

Your Favorite Anime Characters Duke it Out In This New Fighter

At the Tokyo Game Show 2014 today, I spent some time with Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax—a fighter that sports characters from popular anime Sword Art Online, The Devil is a Part Timer, Accel World, Black Bullet, and The Irregular at Magic High School, among others. » 9/19/14 5:30am 9/19/14 5:30am

Scalebound is Platinum Games' First Stab at Fantasy

Platinum Games' new Xbox One exclusive game, Scalebound, has dragons and dragon riding. For creator Hideki Kamiya, it's a bit of a dream come true. » 9/19/14 5:00am 9/19/14 5:00am

One Novel Thing about Japan's Big Xbox One Exclusive

Psycho-Pass is Japan's big Xbox One exclusive. I was expecting a rather standard text-based adventure game – your typical wall of words broken occasionally by a choice selection. What I got, however, was a very cool look at how the game will use real world tech.
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Hands On with Square Enix's New Streaming Service

Dive In is an up coming game streaming service for some of Square Enix's most popular games to iOS and Android devices. Today at the Tokyo Game Show, I tried out the service on an Android pad. Let's see how that went. » 9/19/14 3:30am 9/19/14 3:30am

Bravely Second is Exactly What You Want It to Be

Bravely Default is a darling of a JRPG that hearkens back to the Final Fantasy games of yore—and one of the best games the 3DS has to offer. From playing the game's demo, Bravely Second seems like simply more of the classic JRPG gameplay you know and love. » 9/19/14 2:00am 9/19/14 2:00am

Resident Evil Revelations 2 Makes Me Excited for Co-op Survival Horror

I've been a fan of Resident Evil since I was first attacked by a pack of dogs jumping through a hallway window in my middle school years. And like many long-time fans, I prefer the survival horror Resident Evils to the action horror ones. From what I saw at TGS today, Resident Evil Revelations 2 is right up my alley. » 9/18/14 7:00am 9/18/14 7:00am

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Focuses on More than Ground-Level

Today at TGS I got to sit down with Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate on the 3DS. Simply put, it's Monster Hunter as you know and love it, only now with more focus on the vertical space. » 9/18/14 5:00am 9/18/14 5:00am