I Finished These 31 Video Games in 2013

For the eighth consecutive year, I've counted the number of games I finished in the last 12 months. The number has gone up, even as I played fewer games. » 1/10/14 10:40am 1/10/14 10:40am

(Games I started listed below. Finished games are Games not from 2013 are noted as such) (22 games played; 4 finished) (1 games played; 0 finished)

The 16 Games That Consumed 311 Hours Of My 2013

Hello, my darlings! It is me, tim rogers, founder and director of Action Button Entertainment, currently directing an androgynous apolitical abstract minimalist electronic sport called VIDEOBALL, which will arrive on all consoles and computer operating systems with a robust cross-platform online multiplayer user… » 12/31/13 12:00pm 12/31/13 12:00pm

​The Best Surprises Of 2013

We spend a lot of time talking about the future. What's on the horizon, what's coming, what's the next big thing. Between the hype-laden developer diaries and the publisher-approved preview events, you'd be forgiven for thinking there's no room left for surprises in video-game land. But of course, you'd be wrong. » 12/27/13 4:00pm 12/27/13 4:00pm

The Five Best Anime of 2013

Over this past year, I've shown you my picks for the anime you should be watching for the spring, summer, and fall seasons. You've even had the chance to weigh in on your favorites. So without further ado, here are Kotaku's picks for the best anime of 2013. » 12/27/13 8:00am 12/27/13 8:00am

The Best Videos We Made In 2013

Twenty thirteen has been an interesting year for Kotaku. In between our usual efforts of reporting on news, reviewing games and generally trying to provide you with entertaining features, essays, images and everything else we could put onto a screen, we've also set out to have more of a video presence on the site. » 12/24/13 12:30pm 12/24/13 12:30pm

Our 25 Most Popular Stories of the Year, According to You

Bit of a busy year for Kotaku. The next generation arrived! There are new games! New studios! And the community didn't sit by idly, either, producing many examples of amazing fanart, fascinating articles, and more than enough silly videos. Picking favorites is nigh-impossible—luckily, I have numbers. » 12/24/13 8:00am 12/24/13 8:00am