In 2017 most video game consoles look pretty similar: black boxes of varying size aimed at being as discrete as possible. The brands who manufacture and distribute them also have more clout and prestige of their own. So it’s weird to think that in the late 90s Nintendo thought it was important to use Tommy Hilfiger to…
We already have more awesome games than we can possibly play, so why not add a bunch more? Here’s all the big games coming out this summer.
Good job shooting all those aliens! Now, did you ever stop to wonder just why you were shooting them?
Every month a smattering of classic Neo Geo games comes to modern consoles thanks to Hamster Corporation’s Arcade Archives program, but some of the system’s most unique and unusual games have yet to make the leap.
Spring has arrived, and with it, a new slew of big releases. Here’s what to look out for from now until summer.
For some, a game’s end credits are a time to put the controller down, sit back and appreciate the efforts of the people that brought you the experience you’ve (hopefully) just enjoyed.
Video games are amazing, because you can be anyone or anything in the universe: a blue hedgehog! A ghost! A unicorn with rocket launchers! About 80% of the time, though, you get to be a brooding white guy. There are so many of them that it’s hard to keep track. And they all seem to have dead wives.
The future is scary and, according to these 15 dystopias in video games, it’s going to get a lot stranger before things get better.
Winter. The season where we cut open tauntauns in order to keep warm. And where we bundle up with a blanket, some cocoa, and games. Here’s a list of the numerous games coming out during these snowy times.
If you play Overwatch, you’ve had the experience of being backed into a corner with three health and no teammates in sight. The big, blue button that unleashes your ultimate ability is glowing. It could save you, or more importantly, your whole team. Fuck it, you think, before desperately hitting Q, Y or Triangle.
Video game releases tend to slow down in December, but there were still plenty of ones to love. Here are our favorite games from December.
My 2016 was a year of surprises. There were so many games I didn’t expect would capture me the way they did, featuring genres and mechanics I usually don’t like but that nevertheless thrilled me. I tried a lot of new kinds of games this year, and I found a lot of new favorites. Here’s my top 10.
It’s that weird time of year when it isn’t Christmas except everyone thinks it’s OK to play Christmas music (it isn’t, by the way). Before you get inundated with new games from gifts and Steam sales, here were some of our favorite games from November.
It’s been a busy season for major game releases, with plenty more to come before the year is out. If you’re thinking of binging on the latest big game over Thanksgiving weekend or looking to pick up some new games for the holidays, here’s a roundup of what we thought of this fall’s games, from newest to oldest.
Autumn, when the only things falling faster than the leaves are the big game releases. Check out the pile of big titles we’ll be jumping into as the season progresses.
We had some major AAA releases this month, as well as some exciting indie games. Here are our favorite games from October.
Happy fall, readers! The weather’s getting colder, which means it’s the perfect time to curl up inside and play video games. Here’s all the new games the Kotaku staff enjoyed in September.
August was a busy month for video games! From much-anticipated big titles to smaller fan games, here were some of our favorite games from August.
Summer is here, which means it’s time for going to the beach, taking a road trip—or hunkering down next to the air conditioner playing video games. We got a ton of awesome games over the spring; now let’s see what summer has in store.
July was a whirlwind for new games. From a mobile phenomenon to indie releases, here are our favorite games from July.