From Pac-Man’s eternal pursuers all the way up to F.E.A.R.’s terrifying Alma Wade, games have always been full of ghosts, phantasms, phantoms, and other assorted ethereal fiends. In celebration of Kotaku Spooky Week, I consulted the Kotaku staff and we put together this definitive ranking of the scariest ghosts ever…
The only driving game I’ve really ever played is Forza. I’ve never actually played a Need For Speed game. Until tomorrow, that is, because Electronic Arts invited me to come preview the series’ newest installment, Need For Speed Payback, ahead of its Nov. 10 release date.
After two years spent bringing together characters from 30 different cartoon, television and movie properties in one massive virtual playground, Lego Dimensions is officially done.
Haunted houses are passe. It’s 2017. We have haunted video games now.
Due out in April from Dark Horse, The Legend of Zelda Encyclopedia is a 320-page tome covering the characters, places and things from the first 30 years of Nintendo’s RPG series. The newly-revealed $80 deluxe edition looks very familiar.
Gran Turismo has always skewed more towards the realistic simulation end of the spectrum in order to provide an accurate experience for virtual racers. This year’s version adds another layer to that, in the form of a certification and enforcement of proper “sportsmanship.”
Steven Universe: Save the Light is coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One next week, and a brand-new baddie is coming with it. Meet pompous Homeworld commander Hessonite.
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There’ll be a Nintendo Direct on October 24 at 11pm Eastern, this time for the Animal Crossing mobile game. “There will be no updates on any other topics including other mobile, Nintendo Switch or Nintendo 3DS software,” says Nintendo.
Air Hogs’ Starship Enterprise drone would be the ultimate gift for the Star Trek fan in your life this holiday season, so go to warp factor 8 and get over to Jet while it’s just $30, the best price we’ve ever seen.
Leaked on Friday and now confirmed by Microsoft through IGN, these are the first original Xbox games that will be available through Xbox One backwards compatibility on October 24. Not pictured but also due tomorrow is Black, bringing the total to 13. Which games do you want to see added to the list?
The most eagerly anticipated Dragon Ball game in ages now has a release date. Dragon Ball FighterZ is coming to PC, PS4 and Xbox One on January 26 in North America.
There are definitely some games coming out this week.
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Today in a livestream, Atlus has announced Shin Megami Tensei V, the latest entry in the Shin Megami Tensei series. The game was teased this past January.
Nintendo’s coming out with a new SNES-themed New 3DS XL on November 27, and if you order it from Amazon, you’ll get a free download of Super Mario Kart, the kart racing game that started it all. Given Nintendo’s track record, this will almost certainly sell out quickly.
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In years past, the “Halloween train” was a carriage taken over by costume-wearing foreigners, who turned it into an impromptu space for merrymaking and boozing. Tokyo’s Halloween train even sparked protests! My, how things have changed.