Magic Commentator Opens A Black Lotus During Broadcast (Sort Of)

GIF Rich Hagon, the shining light of the Magic: The Gathering coverage desk, pulled a black Lotus out of a bag on-air at Grand Prix Las Vegas this weekend. It was not the $5,000+ card; it

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Watch Us Share Our Impressions Of Rage 2’s Gameplay

Filmed at E3 2018, Game Informer's Javy Gwaltney talks about his trip to Avalanche to play Rage 2 and what he learned about the game's development. You can learn even more about the game by reading Javy's impressions

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Watch Us Share Our Impressions Of Rage 2’s Gameplay

Filmed at E3 2018, Game Informer's Javy Gwaltney talks about his trip to Avalanche to play Rage 2 and what he learned about the game's development. You can learn even more about the game by reading Javy's impressions

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Octopath Traveler Won’t Receive DLC Because It Is A “Finished Product”

In an interview with Japanese gaming website Dengeki Online and translated by JapaneseNintendo, Octopath Traveler producer Masashi Takahashi confirmed that the game won't have DLC. Takahashi's reasoning is that the game as it releases "is the finish...

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Octopath Traveler Won’t Receive DLC Because It Is A “Finished Product”

In an interview with Japanese gaming website Dengeki Online and translated by JapaneseNintendo, Octopath Traveler producer Masashi Takahashi confirmed that the game won't have DLC. Takahashi's reasoning is that the game as it releases "is the finish...

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Today is Father’s Day, and there’s a special new God of War trailer to mark the occasion.

Today is Father’s Day, and there’s a special new God of War trailer to mark the occasion. It’s full of soaring music that tugs at the heart strings, but it also spoils one of the more moving moments in the

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There Are Some Obscure Mechanics In Dark Souls

Oswald of CarimDark Souls is a game that’s celebrated for its oblique narrative and skillful combat, but it also has some complicated and obscure mechanics that don’t make much sense. Now someone is finally explaining them all in a useful

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Composer Grant Kirkhope’s Favorite E3 Memory

In this excerpt from The Game Informer Show podcast recorded at E3 2018, Ben Hanson speaks with Banjo-Kazooie's composer Grant Kirkhope alongside the director of Hitman 2 Jacob Mikkelsen and the head of design at TT Games Arthur Parsons.

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Composer Grant Kirkhope’s Favorite E3 Memory

In this excerpt from The Game Informer Show podcast recorded at E3 2018, Ben Hanson speaks with Banjo-Kazooie's composer Grant Kirkhope alongside the director of Hitman 2 Jacob Mikkelsen and the head of design at TT Games Arthur Parsons.

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Gex Makes For A Weird Speedrun

This is the inside cover for the game. Multiple people saw this and thought it was awesome.While we were all screaming about E3, a speedrunner by the name of Mysticore was setting the world record for completing Gex: Enter The

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Fewer Transformations, More Teamwork

Developer Sumo Digital landed a hit with its 2012 kart-racing game Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed. Now, the developer is partnering with Sonic Team, stripping away the non-Sonic characters, and adding a new layer of team-based strategy for

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‘Shop Contest: Even More Smash Bros.

The new Smash Bros. game has a lot of characters, but it doesn’t have every character ever created, so our ‘Shop Contest this week is all about cramming more weird stuff into this game.Look, I’ve never been a Smash fan.

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Sunday’s Best Deals: Brother Scanner, Vitamix Blender, Clear the Rack, and More

Celebrate Father’s Day with deals on a Brother scanner, a Vitamix blender, the last day of Nordstrom Rack’s Clear the Rack, and more Bookmark gamequit.com and follow us on Twitter and Facebook, or sign up for our newsletter to never

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Sunday Comics: Big Circle

Hello! It’s time for Kotaku’s Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon. Awkward Zombie by Katie Tiedrich. Published June 11. Read more of Awkward Zombie.

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Watch Us Discuss Why Control Was One Of Our Favorite Games At E3

In this excerpt from The Game Informer Show podcast, Ben Hanson, Kyle Hilliard, Kimberley Wallace, and Brian Shea talk about seeing the behind-closed-doors gameplay demo for Control from Remedy and how it compares to Quantum Break. You can

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Naughty Dog Co-Founder Jason Rubin’s Favorite E3 Memory

In this excerpt from The Game Informer Show podcast,  Oculus' VP of content Jason Rubin talks about his long history with E3 and what stands out as his favorite memory of all time. He's joined by the CEO

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The E3 Games You Can Play Right Now

Each E3 brings tons of exciting surprise announcements, many of which leave us eagerly anticipating games that won’t be in our hands for months. But at this E3, several games (and ports) were announced that you can play right now.

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From Software’s Hidetaka Miyazaki On Déraciné And Pursuing His Hidden Passions

Just as E3 was kicking into gear, Sony and From Software announced they were collaborating on a new VR title. Déraciné puts players in control of a faerie detached from space and time, meaning that you're invisible and navigating the

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I Love This Disaster Film Made With Cities: Skylines

GIF That’s a meteor flying into three tornadoes.An intrepid filmmaker going by the name of TDB Games has created a rousing 24-minute movie called “Yoko” about the destruction of a small city. It’s very good.It’s no

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Former Telltale CEO Kevin Bruner Sues Company For Damages

Telltale games is attempting to stand back up after a rocky year. After laying off a quarter of the entire company and promising to focus more on quality than quantity, the developer is trying to put games back as

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Track: Pretty In Pink | Artist: The Psychedelic Furs | Album: Pretty In Pink OST

Track: Pretty In Pink | Artist: The Psychedelic Furs | Album: Pretty In Pink OSTKotaku Soundtrack is a selection of the stuff we’re listening to at the moment.

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Insomniac Artists Create Covers For Amazing Spider-Man Issues

With Spider-Man on PlayStation 4 coming in just a short few months, both Marvel and Insomniac are gearing up to show their favorite webhead a lot more love. Marvel Comics editor Bill Rosemann has been tweeting out some of

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Who’s Coming To Jurassic World Evolution In Next Week’s Free DLC

Jurassic World Evolution launched this week, letting players try their hands at becoming the managing director at a thriving dino-filled park. Or, depending on how you play, a dangerous nightmare center where visitors are imperiled by prehistoric monst...

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The Creator Of Assassin’s Creed Thinks The Film’s Version Of The Animus Is Cool

GIF The 2016 Assassin’s Creed film is not good. However, it does have a really cool take on the series’s memory-reliving technology called the Animus. Even Patrice Désilets, the creative lead on the first three Assassin’s

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Jump Force’s Producer Explains Why Death Note Characters Aren’t Fighting And How They Choose Characters

Earlier this week, we got a chance to speak with Jump Force's producer at Bandai Namco, Koji Nakajima through translation. One of our discussions centered around the character roster for the game and the criteria they use to

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Metro Exodus Is Content Complete, Giving 4A Games Eight Months To Polish

The Metro Exodus E3 2018 demo was based on the same content we saw back in February for the March cover story, giving the world its first chance to see the boundary-pushing graphics, unforgiving gameplay, and ambitious transition from the

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