Going Dark

Holiday weekends in the U.S. typically foreshadow light weeks in game releases and the coming seven days is no different. Darkspore, for PC, is the top drop on Tuesday. There also is some DLC coming for Shift Unleashed and Outland, a downloadable title for PSN and XBLA. » 4/24/11 5:00pm 4/24/11 5:00pm

Assassin's Creed: Ultimate Collection (PC);…

The Date Is Not A Lie

There's some game due to release by Tuesday, its name is on the tip of my tongue. Something about potatoes. Eh, it'll come to me. If not, Mortal Kombat, SOCOM 4 and Conduit 2 are all A-list drops arriving on the same day.
» 4/17/11 5:00pm 4/17/11 5:00pm

TrackMania Turbo (DS)

Beating a Different Drum

Another tranquil week; Patapon 3 arrives for PSP; World of Tanks rumbles across the line on PCs. Outside of those two, the heavy sounds of shovels as April's first bloom hits its stride.
» 4/10/11 5:00pm 4/10/11 5:00pm

DanceDanceRevolution (360); Divinity II: The Dragon Knight Saga (360); Elements of War (PC); Fantastic Pets (360); LEGO…

Triple-As Take the Week Off

Very little in the way of big releases this week. Among games we're likely to play around here, Hoard arrives on the PC and Mac, five months after its console release. Spiral Knights, a free-to-play game from Sega, launches tomorrow. The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile, an Xbox Live Arcade game, is probably the biggest game… » 4/03/11 5:00pm 4/03/11 5:00pm

Legends in Your Living Room

Hype for Augusta National Golf Course's appearance in Tiger Woods: PGA Tour 12 has reached near saturation limits. Did you know another legendary figure also ends a long absence from video games? If golf is too sedate for you, Randy "Macho Man" Savage returns to the ring in WWE All-Stars, his first appearance under… » 3/27/11 5:00pm 3/27/11 5:00pm

Confidence of Crysis

Crysis 2's arrival is the console highlight of the week. A raft of games in preparation for the Nintendo 3DS's North American release next Sunday also start hitting retail shelves.
» 3/20/11 5:00pm 3/20/11 5:00pm

Dissidia 012: Duodecim Final Fantasy (PSP); Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood (PC); Mayhem (PS3, 360); Naruto Shippuden: Kizuna Drive…

The War Comes Home

Retail shelves welcome our new Korean leaders with Homefront, the much-discussed urban guerrilla shooter starring irregular American troops. Plenty of other big drops this Tuesday also, including Okamiden and Yakuza 4's North American debuts. » 3/13/11 5:00pm 3/13/11 5:00pm

Total War: Shogun 2 (PC), MotoGP (PS3), Trackmania: Build to Race (Wii),…

Dragon Ball

Pokemon Black and Pokemon White arrived on shelves today. Tuesday pits the jocks versus the D&D crowd. Leading the way is Dragon Age II; baseball returns the same day with MLB 11 The Show and Major League Baseball 2K11.
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Warriors: Legends of Troy (PS3, 360), The $1,000,000 Pyramid (Wii); Yoostar 3 (PS3, 360);…

The Fight of Your Life

EA Sports' raging bull crashes into shelves on Tuesday, with an M-rated look at the sweet - and brutal - science. » 2/27/11 6:00pm 2/27/11 6:00pm

Rango (PS3, 360, Wii), GP Classic Racing (Wii), Maximum Racing: Drag & Stock Racer (Wii), Remington Super Slam Hunting: Alaska (Wii)

Shooting Stars

Killzone 3 and Bulletstorm get their guns off on Tuesday. The third release in the Killzone series won't have as much cussin' in its dialogue, says developer Guerrilla Games. Bulletstorm, frankly, doesn't have much non-cussin' in its script.
» 2/20/11 4:00pm 2/20/11 4:00pm

Knights Contract (PS3, 360); de Blob 2 (Wii, PS3, 360, DS); Dreamcast…

The Week In Games: This Is Where The Curly Mustaches At

It is a week of lengthy game names, with the Fate of Two Worlds at stake, one game imploring to Let Us Cling Together and one visit to the Realm of Revelation. What new games await us, Kotaku readers? » 2/13/11 2:00pm 2/13/11 2:00pm

The Week in Games: Let's Go for a Drive

Test Drive Unlimited 2 peels onto the track this week, returning to Oahu, the scene of the first Test Drive Unlimited. Other releases include Mario Sports Mix and You Don't Know Jack. » 2/06/11 6:00pm 2/06/11 6:00pm

Dungeons (PC); Naruto Shippuden: Shinobi Rumble (DS); Trinity: Souls of Zill O'll (PS3); You Don't Know Jack (DS, PS3, Wii, 360, PC)

The Week in Games: Don't Retreat, Rearm

High-profile downloadables lead the coming seven days of game releases, beginning with Bionic Commando: Rearmed 2 on PSN Tuesday (and Xbox Live on Wednesday), plus the first map pack extension in Call of Duty: Black Ops. » 1/30/11 5:00pm 1/30/11 5:00pm

Alien Breed 3: Descent (PSN); Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Reverie (PSN, XBLA); Rock Band:…

The Week In Games: Dead Week

Dead Space, the 2008 survival horror hit, repressurizes your living room environment with a widely anticipated sequel entering orbit this Tuesday. Other major drops include Monday Night Combat over Steam and Breach, the team-based downloadable FPS. » 1/23/11 6:00pm 1/23/11 6:00pm

Lord of Arcana (PSP); Paws & Claws Marine Rescue (DS); Two…

The Week In Games: Puzzling Prospects

The critically anticipated Lost in Shadow for the Wii (pictured), and the cheerful platformer ilomilo on Xbox Live Arcade highlight the first week of major releases in 2011. » 1/02/11 6:00pm 1/02/11 6:00pm

The Week In Games: Boxless Day

We close out 2010 with four releases on download services, headlined by the first extension for Dead Rising 2 - or second, if you count Case Zero, which preceded the game. » 12/26/10 6:00pm 12/26/10 6:00pm

The Week In Games: Not A Creature Was Stirring

An all-download week coming up for Christmas, as Battlefield: Bad Company 2 releases its Vietnam DLC and several Neo-Geo games arrive for PS3 and PSP over PlayStation Network on Tuesday. » 12/19/10 6:00pm 12/19/10 6:00pm

The Week In Games: Cataclysmic Ending

Everything arrives Tuesday in the final week of 2010 to see multiple major releases. World of Warcraft: Cataclysm leads the roster, joined by Tron: Evolution and Bejeweled 3 as notable drops. » 12/05/10 6:00pm 12/05/10 6:00pm