Every Game Should Let You Skip To The Side Quests

During my holiday travels, I’ve been messing around with the Switch port of The Witcher 3, partly out of morbid curiosity and partly because I’ve never actually played its two expansions. Much like the Complete Editions on other platforms, the

Video Game Fashion Disasters Of The Decade

Video game clothes are usually either very good—like every single thing Bayonetta wears, or all of Jesse Faden’s boss bitch suits in Control—or they are very, very bad. This is a celebration of the decade’s fashion blunders in video games.

Hot Wheels Premium Toys Are More Fun The Closer You Look

Hi, my name’s Andrew, I’m a grown man and I play with toy cars. With that out of the way, let’s get into a long overdue review and discussion of Hot Wheels Premium.Read more...

What Are Your Video Game Resolutions for 2020?

The year is ending and a new decade is upon us, which means a chance to reinvent ourselves and embark on new adventures. It also means more video games. As the new year approaches, we ask: what are your video

The Sonic the Hedgehog Movie Wants in on That Baby Yoda Hype

Good sir, I know myself a Baby Yoda. And this? This is no Baby Yoda.Read more...

What Are You Playing This Weekend?

The weekend is for needing to go to my pharmacy in a different borough, but also needing to go on a long run, so...running to the pharmacy? The fun never stops, kids. The weekend is also for playing video games.Read

What Are You Playing This Weekend?

The weekend is for needing to go to my pharmacy in a different borough, but also needing to go on a long run, so...running to the pharmacy? The fun never stops, kids. The weekend is also for playing video games.Read

HP’s Reversible Touchscreen Windows 10 Elitebook Is Down to $480 Today Only

HP Elitebook Windows 10, i7-7600U, 2.8 GHz, 512 GB | $480 | Amazon Read more...

Friday’s Best Deals: REI, Kindle eBooks, Google Nest, Jachs Sweaters, and More

A Jachs’ Sweater Sale, a Google Nest Learning Thermostat Bundle, and a Series Gold Box lead off Friday’s best deals from around the web.Read more...

1994: The Kotaku Review

In this, my most enormous video yet, I tried to capture the essence of what I believe to be the secretly best year in video game history: 1994. Yes, I reviewed 1994, by writing reviews of each of my 25

Charge Your Phone Fast With Anker’s 30W Fast Charging Power Block For $24

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My Boyfriend Keeps Pranking Me With The Theme From Assassin’s Creed Odyssey

There is no greater pleasure than owning one’s significant other. Here’s how Assassin’s Creed Odyssey helped me do that this holiday season.Read more...

The 11 Best Gadgets of 2019 to Get You Excited About 2020

We’re in a pretty stable place right now when it comes to gadgets. For the most part, we’re currently stuck in a cycle of continuous, minute iterations to the same ol’ tech and it’s hard to get excited about

The best film scenes of 2019

The meme-ification of movies continued unabated in 2019, when even some of the best films of the year—including our No. 1 favorite—got sliced and diced and broken down into shareable non sequiturs, like Al Pacino staring daggers while cutting into

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Hades: The Early Access Review • 2

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Hades: The Early Access Review • 25 Noteworthy Lighthearted Anime Openings and Endings from This Decade • TAY Retro: Famicom - Super Star Froce [TV Commercial, JP] Read more...

One Year Later, Battlefield V Still Can’t Please Fans

Battlefield V should have worked out. It’s a return to the World War II setting that Battlefield players love, with a fast pace that tests their reflexes and tactical thinking. Instead, it’s been a rocky ride, even as new content

Bethesda Patches Fallout 76 Cheat After Hacker Uses It To Steal Players’ Items

Last weekend, someone managed to steal items from hundreds of players in Fallout 76 using a new hack. While Bethesda patched the worst parts of the exploit, some of the affected players are still waiting to hear if the company

My Favorite Casual Game Became My Hardcore Obsession

We all have games that we play to relax. They’re waiting for us when we get home, with low stakes and a casual atmosphere that invites us to unwind and forget our worries. For my mom, that’s Solitaire. For me,

Gita Jackson’s Top Ten Games Of 2019

I hate writing top ten lists. At the end of a year, I’m so exhausted that I can barely remember which games came out that year. I’ll start writing a list and then realize that half the games on it

The Year In Video Game Skies, 2019

Despite video games’ best efforts to make me spend my time staring down at the floor and picking up random junk, I keep looking up to the skies above and the stars beyond. 2019 was full of lovely depictions of

In Search of Nothing

At the entrance to the park, there was a green wooden sign, seemingly freshly painted, with carved yellow letters that read, “MORCOM ROSE GARDEN.” This is not a particularly meaningful detail, but it seems an appropriate beginning for a

Theoretically, Yoda Wasn’t Even 30 When He Died

There’s a big, if unintentional, consequence of Baby Yoda’s existence. Because we were told how old the little guy is (50) and we think we have a decent understanding of how old Baby Yoda is developmentally (approximately 18 months) considering

Cyberpunk 2077’s Keanu Action Figure Is Mildly Breathtaking

Today McFarlane Toys announced a three-year agreement to produce action figures based on CD Projekt Red’s Cyberpunk 2077. The first wave includes two different sizes of Keanu Reeves’ character Johnny Silverhand, because who cares about any other Cyberp...

How to Extend Your New Nintendo Switch or Switch Lite’s Battery Life

The Nintendo Switch might not be as powerful as its competitors, but there’s still a lot to love about the system, including its massive library of games spanning multiple console generations, and its ability to seamlessly swap between playing on

Fortnite Has Blizzards Now

Fortnite has gotten into the winter spirit. Snow covers sections of the map, there are Christmas trees to dance in front of, and the Winterfest event features a cabin with presents to open. As of today, blizzards are occasionally whiting

REI Is Knocking Up to 50% Off Tons of Outdoor Items In Its Year-End Clearance Sale

Up to 50% off Men’s Clothing, Women’s Clothing, Footwear, Camp/Hike | REI50% or more on Just Reduced Items | REI Read more...