The majority of Final Fantasy XV is a road trip with friends. In real life, it’s the kind of thing you’d make a scrapbook out of. So one fan did.
One of the best moments of E3 2015 was watching Coldwood Interactive’s Martin Sahlin take the stage during EA’s presser, nervously gripping the hero of Unravel. Now Sahlin’s released a video showing us how to make our very own Yarny.
Redditor Gioppi wanted an arcade fight stick, so he built one out of an old keyboard, some cardboard and a broken pencil. It’s not very good.
Here are the first-gen starter Pokémon, looking as adorable as ever—but in a physical, huggable form. They come courtesy of Ashley Muldoon, who sells crocheted dolls in her Etsy shop, StarCraftsCo. She's planning to do the third-gen starters next, in honor of the impending release of Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire.
As long as your treasures aren't too big, of course. These aren't full scale replicas. But they're awesome nonetheless.
Without enhancements, Nick Jensen's life-sized LEGO recreation of Titanfall's Kraber AP sniper rifle is pretty damn impressive. Amp it with a Burn Card and it's downright explosive.
Of course your cat just lays about the house sleeping, eating and pooping all day — it doesn't have proper protection. Unlock your cat's full potential with a suit of hand-crafted leather body armor.
Got extra Skylanders? Encase them in endless holiday nightmare. The problem with collecting Skylanders toys and games is extra toys and extra toy-scanning portals of power. Toy customization expert KodyKoala has just the thing — a glowing crystal prison — a Skylanders phantom zone. Such exquisite torture.
Cat Mario, meet Mario cat. Redditor Collinferal had a friend with a bored cat. With $140 in materials and his carpentry skills, he made her a magnificent Mario-themed toy that will keep said cat occupied for minutes.
David Vigil, a master leathersmith, is well known for his replicas of props appearing in the Uncharted series (and other games made by Naughty Dog.) The 25-year-old craftsman is also fighting stage 2 pancreatic cancer, and trying to raise money to pay for his treatment.
There's a clarity to this version of the Donkey Kong arcade game that the original arcade cabinet just can't match. Something about using thousands of perler beads instead of sprites, I'd imagine.
It's no secret I've stayed away from Kickstarter topics, as the whole thing by now strikes me as an Etsy for things that don't exist. That said, there are some pretty cool projects there that have some reasonable fund-raising expectations and stand a good chance at delivering on their promise. This is one, a …
In today's special later-than-normal, screw the top-right box edition of Speak Up on Kotaku, commenter Slagathorian shares some truly spectacular wooden creations that the editor is pretty sure he'd make a killing selling on Etsy.
Requiring more than 200 pages, 12 hours of work per day for a solid month, and what must have been gallons of printer ink, is this jaw-dropping life-size papercraft Link that the artist Michaela M. completed this week. Yes, she has a template for those with the time and the patience to try to re-create her masterpiece.
During the creator's commentary in Portal 2, Valve animator Richard Lord called the eye portion of lovable personality sphere Wheatley's design a physical impossibility. Cosplayer Furin's talking Wheatley puppet seems to have done well enough.
Honey, if I bought this for you, would you wear it for me? This Game Boy-themed tube dress costs about as much as the original device did—$70. It's made by HereandThereVintage and available on etsy.
Women love jewelry. Women love large, shambling, goo-filled undead creatures. Combine the two and you've got a one-way ticket to a night of messy romance, thanks to this charming Left 4 Dead Boomer necklace.
The original Nintendo Entertainment System controller is a thing of beauty, an exercise in simple elegance and efficiency. Apparently that's exactly what Reddit user Cybergern's friend Jocke was looking for in a coffee table, so he built this.