‘Shop Contest: Oh No, Claptrap, Winners!

Last week I asked you fine Kotaku readers to celebrate the release of Borderlands 3 by sticking Claptrap, the annoying robot sidekick from the games, into different games, movies, and TV shows. You all delivered some of the best images

Fans Found An Assault Rifle Texture Hidden In Super Smash Bros. Brawl

Princess Peach is powerful and not to be messed with in Super Smash Bros. Brawl. But I never expected that she was secretly carrying an assault rifle. Yet that’s what fans found when they dug around the files of Brawl.

Finding A Snake In Your House: The Kotaku Review

I don’t have a problem with snakes, spiders, scorpions or any other small and potentially dangerous creatures that lurk outside. That’s their territory. I get it. But when one of these things come into my apartment, I find it annoying.

Mario Maker Contest: Going Up!

For a long time, Mario went left to right and sometimes right to left. Life was good but simple. But over the years vertical sections and levels have become more a thing in Mario games. Let’s add some verticality to

Whimsicott Will Sneak Into Your Home And Move Your Furniture

Every Pokemon is interesting and worth talking about. I don’t play a ton of Pokemon, but I do enjoy the universe and I love learning more about the creatures in it. So, Here’s Another Pokemon! It’s Whimsicott! Read more...

Combat Juggling Looks Awesome

Hello! This week we spend too much money on Runescape, listen to some baby gators, run away from killer robots, play a new Zelda game and do a little combat juggling.Read more...

Saturday’s Best Deals: True Wireless Headphones, Lawn Tools, Batman Comics, And More

Digital Batman comic deals, the best price ever on a massage ball, and $30 true-wireless headphones lead off Saturday’s best deals from around the web. Read more...

Anker’s Qi Car Mount Has Never Been Cheaper

Your car is a great place for a wireless charger, but if you use GPS, audio streaming, and crank your screen to full brightness while you drive, a 5W Qi charger might not quite keep up with your device’s battery

Fortnite’s Batman Event Turns Tilted Town Into Gotham City

Today is “Batman Day,” which explains why banks are closed and your town is hosting its annual Batman Day Parade. Fortnite has gotten in on this most solemn of occasions by adding new Batman-themed items and turning part of its

These Waterproof True Wireless Headphones Include Bluetooth 5.0 For Just $30

TaoTronics SoundLiberty 53 True Wireless Headphones | $30 | Amazon | Promo code KINJA78BRead more...

‘We Stormed It. I Was Part of History Last Night’—Insider Footage of the ‘Storming’ of Area 51

RACHEL, Nev. — Jeffrey Gonzalez had waited 16 years for this moment. He’s been investigating and researching paranormal activity since 2003, but he never thought he would have a close encounter with Area 51. That is until 2:30 am on

Every Game Needs A Studio Trigger Anime Opening

Today Skullgirls studio Lab Zero Games debuted the animated opening to Indivisible, the eagerly-anticipated action role-playing game. I thought I could not get more excited about this game. I was wrong. Flashy animated intros from Studio Trigger, the f...

Farewell To My Cat

I put my cat to sleep on Tuesday afternoon. She sat on my lap, swaddled in a medical blanket and a favorite scarf of my wife’s. A veterinarian injected anesthesia to knock her out and then delivered a fatal shot.

The 10 Best Deals of September 20, 2019

We see a lot of deals around the web over on gamequit.com, but these were our ten favorites today.Read more...

Climate Activism Is Feminism In a Dying World

In the absence of clear, concise, and unified action from elected officials around the world to fight the climate crisis, it’s the utmost bullshit that teenagers, children, and other students have had to step in and rise up. The

Untitled Goose Game’s Developers Stopped Work On Launch Day To Attend The Climate Strike

Today is the long-awaited launch day of Untitled Goose Game, the avian sensation that’s been sweeping multiple nations since its first trailer came out in 2017. It’s also the day of the Global Climate Strike, meaning that people across more

Get 5% Back On Paypal, Chase Pay, And Department Store Purchases With Your Chase Freedom

Chase has announced its Q4 bonus categories for the Chase Freedom card, and you’ll have the opportunity to get 5% back on Paypal, Chase Pay, and department store purchases from October through the end of the year, if you activate

What Are You Playing This Weekend?

The weekend is for having finally gotten certified to belay people in rock climbing, so skulking around the gym looking for people to belay. It’s also for playing video games.Read more...

Despite The Haters, The Division 2’s All-Women Gaming Group Is Going Strong

The note atop the thread in The Division 2 subreddit was awkward. “The moderators have allowed for many congratulation raid completion posts,” it began. This was one of many threads in celebrating various groups of gamers for clearing The Division

5 new releases we love: Brittany Howard goes solo, Vivian Girls return to form, and more

There’s a lot of music out there. To help you cut through all the noise, every week The A.V. Club is rounding up A-Sides, five recent releases we think are worth your time. You can listen to these and more

Borderlands 3: The Kotaku Review

Take a bag of potato chips—any brand, anywhere—and you more or less know what you’re going to get. Crispy, greasy salt and oil delivered via thin layers of starch, they make a mess of crumbs and grease, and they’re terribly

Shadowkeep Narrative Preview – Chapter Five

Impossible Burgers Aren’t Healthy, and That’s the Whole Point

When you go to a restaurant and order a hamburger, do you think to yourself, “Ah, yes, this meal will be so nutritious”? Or do you try to ignore the calorie count while thinking, “I want the greasy sandwich that

15 Minutes Of The Link’s Awakening Remake

In case you missed it, here’s an archive of our stream of The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening. In it, Jason Schreier and I try to beat the first dungeon of the game in the 15 minutes allotted to

This Nightmare Game Was Designed by a Dentist in MS Paint

The secret life of one Polish dentist apparently involves coding a horror game in MS Paint.Read more...

World of Warcraft’s Greatest Tragedies Look So Much Cuter In A Pop-Up Book

Last year, in the lead-up to World of Warcraft’s Battle for Azeroth expansion, Horde leader Sylvanas Windrunner went a bit more evil than usual. She set the world tree ablaze, destroying the night elf capital of Teldrassil and murdering countless