Along with the usual assortment of games, this week’s Nintendo Download includes the Switch’s first entertainment app, Hulu, which should be available later today. Can Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Instant Video, Crunchyroll, Crackle, that comedy one and some sort of sports thing be far behind?
A couple of days ago, after reading Kotaku editor Stephen Totilo's Pay to Win article, I expressed my disappointment to him and to Kotaku on their choice to advertise and promote cheat sites. Totilo felt that talking about the details about the cheat sites were meant to be as sourcing for the article, not advertising,…
Earlier this week Sony Online Entertainment revealed its new SOEmote technology, which enables EverQuest 2 players to map their facial expressions and mouth movements to their in-game character. This creeped many people the fuck out. I just had to try it.
Merry Christmas. You should download some comic books.
Is there any reason you're sitting in front of a computer or plinking away at your cell phone right now, or are you part of the 53 percent of 18 to 29 year-olds that go online just to pass the time on any given day? A new study has determined that a large number of us are here for no good reason.
I'll give E3 this: It's colorful. We did a few laps to see the big dogs: Square Enix, Activision, Ubisoft, Konami, Sony Ericsson, Microsoft...Robot Entertainment. (I can't help it. Orcs Must Die looks really fun!) Photos by our fearless photog, Isaac Viel.
He may switch a few words around, but what commenter DunnCarnage is basically saying in today's Speak-Up on Kotaku is that a game doesn't have to be fun to be entertaining, and vice-versa.
Who needs flat 3D when you can have 360 degree holograms? Researchers at the University of Arizona have created a method to produce holographic images that refresh every two seconds, and say that 30 frames per second is within reach.
A panel comprised of some of the nation's pre-eminent jurists, legal scholars and court observers pondered California's violent video games statute, which goes before the Supreme Court Nov. 2, and concluded the high court will decide 6-3 for California.
Blasting a California statute regulating sales of very violent video games as a threat to the freedom of creative expression, the Entertainment Software Association today asked the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down the law, once and for all.
What happened to the promised PlayStation 3 version of the massively successful free-to-play MMO Free Realms? On this, the first anniversary of the PC release, Sony Online Entertainment gives Kotaku the skinny on the console version's E3 2010 appearance.
Microsoft reveals that a free token good towards the download of the first add-on for supernatural thriller Alan Wake will come packed in every new copy of the game, which should offset the price of the official Alan Wake flashlight.
EverQuest players venture into the undiscovered underground of Norrath today with the launch of EverQuest Underfoot, the game's 16th expansion, which adds new areas, master tradeskilling, and an achievement system to the 10-year-old MMO.
Don't bother trying to understand this trailer for No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle, set to hit the Wii in January, just sit back and enjoy it.
They will fight in the forests...the will fight on the beaches, and in the fields, and on the rooftops...the two main characters of Muramasa will never surrender, unless of course the player can't handle the pressure. The game features a nice variety of locales, each as pretty as the characters hacking and slashing…
Daedelic Entertainment's Edna & Harvey: The Breakout, voted "Best Adventure Game of 2008" at the German Game Developer Awards, is making the trip stateside courtesy of Merscom.
PlayStation 2 third-person shooter Gungrave is coming to the big screen. Convergence Entertainment has inked a deal for the live-action rights to the title.
Not many great things are remembered from the 2008 E3 press conference, but, we've learned, when Jack Tretton promises something, you can take it to the bank.
Nintendo promised to keep the world smiling at last year's E3. The company made a few other predictions too, emphasis on "a few"...
Join us in reliving the hype of last year's Microsoft E3 press conference with the know-it-all hindsight of what did and didn't come true. Sorry, Microsoft, but you were not perfect in predicting the future...