I'm not a big fan of unboxings these days. There's a lot of cardboard involved, and if shot incorrectly my hideous feet might get in the frame. But in the case of Mad Catz' $400 Force Feedback Racing Wheel for the Xbox One, unboxing it on video was a necessity.
I think it's safe to say that everyone enjoys personally unboxing a brand new item. You've been waiting days for your new package and you can't help but get more and more excited as you uncoil wires and discover pamphlets of welcome messages and instructions you'll never touch again.
Excited soon-to-be PS4 owners are getting their hands on early copies of Killzone: Shadow Fall. With nothing to play the game on for another two weeks and change, all they can do is sit and stare, discovering all the intricacies, massive hard disk requirements and misspellings the next-generation PlayStation has to…
In 2005, Nintendo shut the door on the original Game Boy with the miniscule Game Boy Micro, a brilliantly-engineered two-by-four-inch rectangle of compromise. It wouldn't run original Game Boy or Game Boy Color titles — just Game Boy Advance games — but boy was it pretty. Many people hated it. I just bought a new…
If you've hung around YouTube or tech-oriented sites long enough, chances are you've stumbled across an unboxing video. These are exactly what they sound like: videos where someone removes the packaging from a new product.
How many pandas can you count inside the box to World of Warcraft's next expansion? If you answered "all the pandas", you'd be on the right track.
Limbo was one of my favorite games of 2010—a game that combined atmospherics, smart puzzle design and a wicked sense of humor into something dark, harrowing and distinctive.
Blizzard certainly didn't skimp on the Diablo III collector's edition. It's a big honkin box, filled with an amount of loot appropriate for a game that is all about, well, loot.
The Femshep love-fest spreads from trailer to box art, as BioWare's official unboxing of the two-disc Xbox 360 version of Mass Effect 3 reveals reversible cover art for fans of Shepard's female form.
Last summer PC peripheral maker Razer introduced the world to the Razer Blade, a device CEO Min-Liang Tan boldly described as "the world's first gaming laptop." Well now the world's first gaming laptop is in my dining room. Let's open this baby up, shall we?
Over the weekend Sony unleashed the next evolution of portable gaming on Japan, and Kotaku was there. Here's our complete coverage of the Japanese PlayStation Vita launch, from queuing up to booting up and beyond.
Why thank you, internet, for bridging the gap between two countries and giving those of us confined to the states a delicious look at the UK-exclusive Halo Anniversary Edition pizza from Pizza Hut.
Unleash the dragon! The collector's edition of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has arrived, and I'm taking you inside a box so epic it takes two generations of Faheys to get the job done.
I had a real-life Riddle Me This moment when a Batman-festooned box came to Kotaku HQ today. Take a look at what probably won't be in the Arkham City collector's edition when the game hits next week.
OK, not really. It's the special edition Gears of War 3 Xbox 360 console, which happens to include the upcoming shooter. But really, it's like a really, really expensive, game-playing case for the game. Right?
Ice-T, rapper, actor, original gangster, Gears of War fan and occasional unboxer, directs his taking things out of boxes talents at the limited edition Gears of War 3 Xbox 360 and one "big-ass Lancer." Yeah. Real talk.
No doubt taunting me for not preordering the special edition of the game, here's Atlus' Aram Jabbari sticking his hands inside Catherine's box. To think I once let him buy me pizza.
Having done only one unboxing - and it was of fried chicken - I feel I may post this video without it being an overt display of my hypocrisy. Unboxing videos have always struck me like childbirth videos, albeit without the blood, umbilical cord, placenta, etc. As YouTube's Cool Gear Reviews notes, they're exciting…
Just moments ago Crecente opened his front door to be greeted by a gleaming silver package containing the future of handheld Nintendo gaming. Let's see what's inside!
Due out later this month for $40, here's a closer look at the PS3 Move Sharpshooter.