The A.V. Club’s 17 most-anticipated shows of fall 2019

With autumn upon us, it’s time to harvest the benefits of studio executive sessions, production deals, and in certain cases, years of storytelling. The A.V. Club has looked out at the ever-widening TV landscape—where networks are doubling their pleasur...

If I Had Infinite Time I Would Never Stop Chasing Perfect Ranks In Games

I play games because they give me pleasure, but sometimes, that pleasure comes specifically from a desire to master all of their secrets. Clear all the time trials, get higher ranks, collect all the goodies. Sayonara Wild Hearts, Devil May

Untitled Goose Game: The Kotaku Review

The way Untitled Goose Game’s goose moves, I think, is what makes it so endearing. Its self-assured waddle. The way it leans its feathered neck forward, with an almost innocent inquisitiveness, before turning on some poor guy’s sprinklers and drenching...

Friday’s Best Deals: AirPods, Instant Pots, Friends: The Complete Series, and More

Two different-sized Instant Pots, Friends: The Complete Series, Apple AirPods 2 with Case lead off Friday’s best deals from around the web.Read more...

Person Naruto Runs Through ‘Storm Area 51’ Newscast

In what started as a joke and is now our manifest reality, thousands of people are expected to storm Area 51 today. Today, we witnessed just one of many on camera running through the desert like characters from the popular

Preorder LEGO’s Enormous Star Destroyer Set, Get Free LEGOLAND or LEGOLAND Discovery Center Tickets

LEGO’s upcoming 4784-piece Star Destroyer looks like one of the most stunning LEGO Star Wars sets in a long and rich tradition of amazing LEGO Star Wars sets, and if you preorder it through LEGO today, you’ll get double VIP

The Creepypasta Community That Influenced Control

Control’s setting, a secretive government facility that studies supernatural happenings, is engrossing. If you can’t get enough of the game’s surreal atmosphere, perhaps you should check out the SCP Foundation, a community-run fiction archive that many...

Friday’s Global Climate Strikes Are Absolutely Massive

With the sunrise comes resistance. As the sun makes its way to the Western Hemisphere, the day is just beginning in the U.S. However, the day is already come and gone in other parts of the world. And Friday has

Amazon’s One-Day Sale Is Here For All Your Surge Protector Needs

Belkin Surge Protector Gold Box | Amazon

Jump Aboard the Bandwagon: Two Sizes of the Instant Pot Ultra Are Down to Their Best Price

Instant Pot Ultra | $84 | Amazon

SNK Reveals The Twenty Games For Neo Geo Arcade Stick

Earlier this month, SNK announced the Neo Geo Arcade Stick Pro. It’s packed with twenty built-in games, which weren’t revealed. That is, until now.Read more...

The VR Groundhog Day sequel is better than every single word in that description might suggest

Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer

Darth, Put Your Helmet Back On, Please

Kevin Cassidy is a character and creature artist who has worked on games like BioShock Infinite, Just Cause 3 and Spec Ops: The Line.Read more...

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Small Changes In Borderlands 3 Tha

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Small Changes In Borderlands 3 That Make A Big Difference • I’m Uneasy About The Future Super Kirby Clash Glimpses • Power To The Gamer: Sony’s Censorship Policy • TAY Retro: Famicom

Jurassic Dream Lets You Peacefully Explore A CryEngine Jurassic Park

Jurassic Dream is a fan-made CryEngine project that imagines a Jurassic Park where the catastrophic events of the novel/movie never happened, and everything is just fine. It’s beautiful, with the only catch being that there are no dinosaurs.Read more...

Please Be Kinder To Shitty Teams, Sports Games

I got to choose a lot of things in my life. My job, my wife, my friends, my dog, all have been good and wonderful . Some things, though, I have been born into, and supporting Aston Villa Football Club

There’s An XCOMish Narcos Game, Which Just Might Work

There’s already one game based on Netflix’s excellent Narcos, and it sucks. The second game, though, is looking a lot more promising, as it’s a turn-based tactical combat experience similar to XCOM.Read more...

Borderlands 3 Patch Removes Screaming From Boss Who Screamed Too Much

Borderlands 3 is fun, but it’s had some problems since launch. It takes an absolute lifetime to boot up and occasionally hangs during simple actions like opening the menu. This morning, developer Gearbox pushed out a hot fix that deals

The Only Thing Scarier Than Resident Evil 2 Is Resident Evil 2 With A Clown

Today on Highlight Reel we have floating bosses, clown mods, terrifying horse elder gods and much more.Read more...

This Week at Bungie – 9/19/2019

Modern Warfare Makes Night Vision Goggles Mandatory (And Fun)

Night vision goggles in first-person shooters often felt like a gimmick, so I was surprised to find myself actually enjoying them in the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare beta over the weekend. The PlayStation 4 beta featured two maps, “Azhir

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What’s Your Weirdest Video Game Ritual?

Do you have any bizarre rituals that you always perform in a video game, no matter what? This week on Kotaku Splitscreen, we discuss that question and much more.Read more...

French Court Says Valve Must Allow Steam Users To Resell Games

Back in 2015, Valve got sued by a French consumer organization called UFC-Que Choisir (not to be confused with non-French, non-consumer organization the Ultimate Fighting Championship). UFC-Que Choisir had a multitude of bones to pick with the longtime...

The 10 Best Deals of September 19, 2019

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

Devil May Cry 2 Is Out On The Switch So Here’s The Deal

Devil May Cry games kick ass. The stylish and over-the-top antics of demon hunter Dante and his cohorts helped define the action game genre. This year’s Devil May Cry 5 made everything sleeker, sexier, and energetic. Dante’s had great games