Namco Bandai’s tactics RPG cavalcade of cross-company characters is exclusive to a Nintendo handheld, so how about some Nintendo-owned heroes? Fire Emblem: Awakening’s Chrom and Lucina are a great start, and they’ve picked a perfect partner for Xenosaga’s KOS-MOS. »
PlayStation VR may be the only way I ever want to play Final Fantasy XIV—so long as they work out some of the real world kinks. »
Granblue Fantasy is huge in Japan. Enormous. The game is a smash hit. It’s been downloaded over five million times, and there’s a newly announced anime. Yet, you’ve probably never heard of Granblue Fantasy. Maybe you have! »
Hyrule Warriors Legends, the upcoming enhanced 3DS port of Wii U title Hyrule Warriors was playable for the first time at the Tokyo Game Show this week. »
The Kotaku East crew is on site at this year’s Tokyo Game Show, trying the games, reporting news, and snapping photos. Copious amounts of photos.
Upcoming title Tales of Zestiria will have the original Japanese voice track in addition to a new English one. But for most past Tales games, this hasn’t been the case. »
Square Enix and developer Tri-Ace’s latest big title, Star Ocean V: Integrity and Faithlessness was playable at this year’s Tokyo Game Show, and after some quality time with the demo, despite some minor issues, it’s shaping up to look pretty solid. »
Dragon Quest Builders, Square Enix’s new block making RPG feels like a rebellious child—not wanting to acknowledge its heritage, even though it’s really obvious.
I just spent an hour with the new Metal Gear Online. And like its parent game, it’s about more than just charging in, guns blazing. »
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. »
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. »
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. »
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. »