At least 20 times a day, I check in on my virtual cats. I consistently have the impulse to do so, in fact. Neko Atsume, the Japanese cat game a bunch of us at Kotaku are addicted to, calls to me. It speaks to my soul, and I can’t stop playing it.
Well, Kirk wasn’t a fan in his Infamous: First Light review so let’s play the opening half hour and see what happens.
Hyrule Warriors, the new game that crosses the world of Zelda with that of Dynasty Warriors, is already out in Japan. So join us as we talk a bit about what it is and how it plays.
Oreshika: Tainted Bloodlines is a turn-based JRPG with an amazing-looking traditional Japanese art style. But that begs the question, does it play as good as it looks?
Luke already wrote a bit about Eidolon, the zombie-less, crafting-free survival game, but I figured I'd give it a try as well. The game is massive and mysterious, a ringing, pristine silence after a disaster. It really is incredible to explore, even if not a lot happens sometimes. Watch my video and see for yourself.
I did not expect to be playing Resogun in the summer of 2014. I thought I was done with it. I was wrong. The new $5 Resogun Heroes expansion for the PS4 launch game has a great new mode with it, a mode that has taken over my gaming life. Watch the video above for details.
Indie developers are always on the lookout for people to give them feedback, so it's not uncommon for them to release a public alpha. All the better for you!
Shovel Knight is out today! And if you saw Jason's excellent review of it, you'll know it's definitely worth your time. But how does it play? What does it look like?
Have you been wondering what a game filled with cute versions of your favorite Persona 3 and 4 characters plays like? Well wonder no longer. We’ve got you covered.
Games as recruiting tools aren't anything new, but this little free browser game was more entertaining to me than America's Army ever was.
Among The Sleep, the horror game you play as a toddler, is officially out today on Steam. We've shown you what early levels where you roam your childhood home look like—but that's not the only location you get to play.
It's the game that just keeps on giving. Cookie Clicker released a beta version of its newest feature, which adds randomly generated dungeons and a tiny hero to venture through them in search of more cookies.
Were you not convinced of the wonders of time travel by our review? Well let Evan Narcisse take you on an adventure through the internet of the future with Jean Rambois and Dolphin Lundgren.
Henk is a Dutch male first name. Action Henk is a video game where you run an action figure named Henk through Hot Wheels-style tracks as fast as you can.
Daniel Linssen took the theme of the latest Ludum Dare game jam — "Beneath the Surface" — quite literally. In this game, you hit a key to go through the walls and floor, where gravity reverses and launches you back out.
Last week, I chronicled my adventures in winning the heart of a virtual girl in the Japanese dating sim New Love Plus+. Now, I invite you all to join me as I take her on our first date—and once again prove I am not quite the Don Juan of dating sims.
Mushroom 11 is a very different type of post-apocalyptic game. Instead of a human fighting zombies and looking for supplies, you play a green blob. Developer Itay Keren showed me some of the game and talked about the concept of playing a blob.
The Kotaku crew spent last weekend at PAX East 2014, and we saw a whole bunch of great games. Take a look at some of the best games we saw, along with other great videos from this week on Watchlist.
Listen, Space Partner, if we don't figure out how to work together, the space bunnies are going to die horrible, lonely deaths. Stop screaming at me and upgrade those shields!
Someone recommended that I play "this weird dancing game" at PAX East. I wasn't sure what to expect when I saw people spinning around with an iphone between them, but Bounden is easily one of the most fun games I played all weekend.