Cartoons and video games are a match made in heaven. Well, maybe not when the cartoon is actually based on a video game. Single shot animated stories in cartoons always seem to capture the quirky and obsessive nature of gaming in the most meaningful and hilarious light.
OK K.O.! Let’s Play Heroes is a video game based on a cartoon... that was influenced by video games. One might say its whole zany universe has come full circle.
With the time-shattering feats and game-breaking exploits of Games Done Quick upon us, some video game players might be wondering how they can start their journey in the mesmerizing world of speedrunning. Here’s some advice for those first few steps.
The votes have been cast, and the latest Legend of Zelda adventure has been crowned king by Kotaku and TAY readers. It stands as the first Nintendo game to claim such an honor in The Speakys seven-year history. Other titles such as Persona 5, NieR Automata, and Horizon: Zero Dawn also battled to top the list.
Welp! That’s all from us, Kotaku readers. Thanks for taking some time out of your busy weekend to ring in the New Year with us. We had a blast, and hope you did too. In the meantime we’ll be lurking in the comments and over at TAY.
Sometimes even the worst games can bring us great joy.
Who’s hungry for some Magic Cake or a Mach Pizza?
2018 is here! A year set to bring us long awaited AAA titles and beautiful indie gems. Though... not this week.
By balancing scarcity and value, Mario’s newest platforming hit finally brings second-tier collectibles into the limelight.
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Developer and illustrator PaperBeatsScissors has prepared an entire menu of tasty Pokémon creations over the past few weeks.
DropMix is fantastic. With the holiday season coming to a close, it’s a darn shame more folks aren’t talking about Harmonix and Hasbro’s new musical card game.
Prepare to end 2017 with a bang alongside guest editors Ben Bertoli, Narelle Ho Sang, and Peter Teriyas.
Well, would you look at the time. The Kotaku and TAY readers’ choice awards have returned! 2017 may have been a bit rough in many regards, but it was a phenomenal year for gaming as a whole. Which were your favorites?
Tales of eerie environments and bloody beasts have been terrifying and entertaining horror fans for centuries. And while books, movies, and TV shows have each put their own spin on the genre, it’s video games that provide the most immersive horror experiance. Or so I’ve been told.
As a sixth grade teacher, my students ask me a lot of questions, and I have a lot of influence on them based on how I reply. My new book, 101 Video Games to Play Before You Grow Up, is my response to every student who has ever asked, “What games should I try?”
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Anyone up for a game of Cool Spot Buries the Bodies or Don’t Make the Dog Happy?
Titles like Puyo Puyo Tetris and Street Fighter X Tekken prove that bringing two successful franchises together can yield a match made in heaven. But every now and then two brazenly different intellectual properties form an unholy union that manages to get things right.
Though the hype surrounding the sequel to everyone’s favorite squid fighting simulator has died down a bit, players are still flocking to the games ever-changing horde mode.