It is time once again for an annual Kotaku Splitscreen tradition: going through EVERY VIDEO GAME OF THE YEAR.
During yesterday’s BlazBlue matches at the Northeast Championships, after a hard-earned win, one player decided to keep some thoughts on his mind the old-fashioned way: with pen and paper.
Final Fantasy VII did a lot of things, but one was revolutionizing the idea of how a turn-based battle could look and feel. On the latest episode of Boundary Break, YouTuber Shesez shows what these scenes look like from the outside.
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It’s nowhere near as expansive as some other anime sales Amazon has run, but today only, they’re offering big discounts on a half dozen Blu-rays, including Wolf Children, Steins Gate, Evangelion 3.33, and more.
As of writing this there’s currently an almost 40% disparity between the critics and audience’s response to the latest Star Wars on Rotten Tomatoes. For all of the high moments, satisfying pay-offs, and generally cool Star Wars stuff, a movie that runs two hours and 33 minutes is bound to fall flat in some areas. With …
At this weekend’s Holiday Bash Smash Invitational, some of the best in Super Smash Bros. Melee are coming together to play the last bit of competitive Melee before 2018. One player already has a moment he would probably like to leave behind come New Year’s.
Track: Eggs | Artist: Mndsgn | Album: Surface Outtakes
It’s not hard to find good deals on VPN subscriptions, but our readers’ favorite service, Private Internet Access, is notable for hardly ever running sales. This is the holiday shopping season though, so for a limited time, you can sign up for two years of the service for just $60, down from its usual $70. That’s just…
You asked (right?) and First 4 Figures has happily obliged with not just one, but three 15 inch tall replicas from Shovel Knight. I’m not sure why you’d be in the market for one of these but if you are you could probably do much worse.
This weekend’s The Summit tournament is the eighth iteration of a Real World-meets-esports event, and it’s been delivering on the comedy front.
In a year when PC gaming became more multifaceted and complicated than ever, it also popularized a genre—battle royale—with one of the simplest premises imaginable.
Packed between a major Counter-Strike tournament and Pokémon regionals, there’s a lot of other great tournaments to catch up with this Saturday and Sunday.
In last night’s Splatoon 2 exhibition match between Eclipse and Saikai on InkTV, one squid decided to hide and wait in ink, until the perfect moment came to spring their trap.
And, to be fair, it’s a Lego version. Still, this feat of creation is pretty amazing.
QUOTE | “If a game like You Must be 18 or Older to Enter is considered porn by a platform, then players lose a non-violent alternative to horror. If anyone trying to expand the palate of experiences is being treated poorly on account of untempered yet taught player behavior, that developer is liable to leave the…
Michiru Shimada has written scripts for some of the biggest and best anime, including One Piece and Little Witch Academia. This Friday, her daughter announced that she had passed away. Shimada was 58 years old.
As I listened to pop singer Charli XCX’s latest mixtape, I perked up at rapper Mykki Blanco’s verse on “Fembot,” a song about being a horny robot. Blanco opened by describing herself as a “ghost in the shell and a beast in the sheets,” and goes on to reference going super saiyan in a feature that is a highlight of the…