I've had a really terrible week, but Pikachu waving excitedly at me makes me happy. Thank you, jagzilla.
Well, almost every full-time employee, anyway. Our friend András couldn't make it from Budapest to join, but this is basically your whole Kotaku team saying hello from our New York headquarters.
There have been some genuinely rough moments of loss in video games, especially if XCOM: Enemy Unknown taught us anything.
Uh maybe you should have thought about leaving milk and cookies out if you wanted Santa to leave your gifts out. Pain Train Comic knows what's up.
Lego for...lego people?? Are real humans even allowed to buy this stuff? Only Pain Train knows for certain.
In the modern remake of Pokémon Snap, people will use cellphones to photograph wild Pokémon, but polices security cameras will be snapping them, too. Or...this is a photo from Thursday's Thanksgiving Day parade in New York City.
While I am off to Florida soon to celebrate my birthday, I hope you are all spending quality time with your respective Pokémon. Marinko is celebrating the games' release with this fabulous art.
Smash on Wii U is less than a month away, so how about a neat poster by Marinko Milosevski to prepare yourself?
The droopy eye, the melty face. It's just like my childhood remembers it.
Whoops. Pretty sure I've spent time doing all of these at one point.
Well, first, everyone would be very confused.
Just a few hours after the infamous Loot Cave Death of 2014, I spotted this lonely level 13 waiting patiently to shoot at Hive scum. I didn't have the heart (or, really, the easy means) to tell him his efforts were going to be wasted.
Fortunately no one in Destiny's Tower pushed me off while I attempted to grab the *perfect* screenshot.
Mainly because they are downright horrifying or hilarious, and nothing in between.