The Final Days Of Japan’s Most Incredible Arcade

Japan is known for its video arcades, from the tiniest little collections of claw games in basements to entire high-rise buildings packed with floor after floor of video amusements. On Sunday, November 17, perhaps the most elaborately themed arcade in

These Are Our Readers’ Five Favorite Shep Recommendations

We asked and our readers (plus Shep’s mom) delivered! We have five standout Shep recommendations to choose from in this week’s Co-Op. But which one will be forever associated with our fearless leader? The smart money is on Anker products,

Age Of Empires II’s Remaster Kicks Ass

Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition is a lot. It adds new campaigns, civilizations, revamped enemy AI, and 4K graphics, in case you’ve been waiting to see a flood of medieval warriors clash incomprehensibly with one another in crisp detail.

SanDisk’s Switch-Friendly 512GB microSD Card Is Cheaper Than Ever

SanDisk 512GB Extreme MicroSDXC UHS-I Memory Card | $110 | AmazonRead more...

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Help, I’ve Fallen For My Roommate

Hello, you sexy pheromone ghosts, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column to come to you from dingy bars on the Outer Rim.Read more...

Players Find Holy Grail Of Majora’s Mask Speedrunning

Every game has the one trick that speedrunners are searching for, the one trick that completely changes the game. Famously, Wind Waker speedruns were blown open once players found a way to break through an impassable barrier. For Majora’s Mask,

A Complete List Of Video Games I Played On Paternity Leave

I had a baby a couple months ago, and I took a few weeks off work to hang out with her. Mostly that meant giving her bottles, changing her diapers, and holding her on my lap as I played video

Thursday’s Best Deals: Pandemic, DualShock 4, Asus Laptop, and More

An Anker Qi charging stand, Stranger Things socks, a TP-Link range extender and a rotary tool kit lead off Thursday’s best deals from around the web.Read more...

I Think I’ve Been Bullied Into Getting A Pokémon Game

For most of my life, I have not played Pokémon games, and I’ve been fine with that. Like a lot of people my age, I was swept up in Pokémania and loved Red/Blue and later, Gold/Silver, but after that, I

Amazon’s Running A Big Sale On The Children’s Place Clothing, Today Only

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Add Pandemic to Your Board Game Collection For a Low $24

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Black Desert Developer Pearl Abyss Announces Three Games, All With Impressive Visuals

Pearl Abyss is best known for Black Desert—and its eye-popping character creation tool. Today in South Korea, the studio just announced three games. They all look visually impressive.Read more...

Hong Kong Fans Read A lot Into A Hideo Kojima Tweet

To promote Death Stranding, Hideo Kojima has been going on a world tour. It was announced early last month with Kojima visiting cities across the globe.Read more...

Oculus Rift’s John Carmack is stepping down from his role as CTO of the VR company to try something

Oculus Rift’s John Carmack is stepping down from his role as CTO of the VR company to try something new: artificial general intelligence, which he says is “possible, enormously valuable, and...I have a non-negligible chance of making a difference there...

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Lord El-Melloi II Case Files: The

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Lord El-Melloi II Case Files: The AniTAY Review • A Feast A TAY: Thanksgiving Side Dish Tournament: Round 1, Round 2, and Round 3 • TAY Retro: Famicom - Akumajō Dracula [Castlevania]

Gonna Take An Eva To Punch This Nazi

Vladimir Manyukhin is an artist, specialising in matte paintings, from Russia.Read more...

Dungeons & Dragons vs. Rick and Morty RPG Is Stupid, Irreverent Fun…Especially for DMs

Rick and Morty has returned with season four, and with it has come a bunch of corporate tie-ins. One of the latest is a Dungeons & Dragons game based on a comic book crossover series about Rick’s adventures as a

As A Kid, Legendary Street Fighter Player Daigo Umehara Got Beat Up For Being Too Good

When he was 13 years old, Street Fighter champion Daigo Umehara once beat an adult at a fighting game so badly that the man beat him up in the arcade, repeatedly punching him in the face, Umehara said during a

Twitch Streamer Sentenced After Assaulting Pregnant Girlfriend During Game

Last year, Fortnite streamer Luke “MrDeadMoth” Munday was heard assaulting his then-pregnant girlfriend during a stream in front of the pair’s two children. After being arrested in December 2018, he was sentenced earlier this week, and found guilty of ...

The Uncharted Movie Has Been In Development Hell For So Long That Mark Wahlberg, Once Cast As Nathan Drake, Is Now Playing Sully Instead

Sony has been trying to get an Uncharted movie made for over a decade now, and while the latest attempt to get Nathan Drake’s story on the big screen—starring Spider-Man’s Tom Holland—sounds like it might actually get made, the addition

Google Confirms All The Stuff Stadia Won’t Have At Launch

Ahead of Stadia’s launch next week, Google’s representatives fielded questions during an AMA on Reddit about what exactly the video game streaming service will include in the beginning. The answer is, not much.Read more...

The Best Features in Windows 10 Version 1909

Unlike the smaller, routine updates Windows 10 gets throughout the year, Microsoft gives the OS two major annual overhauls—once in Spring and again in the Fall—when new features are added. After spending the last few weeks in beta, the 2019

The 10 Best Deals of November 13, 2019

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

A Beginner’s Guide To The World Of Death Stranding

Death Stranding isn’t that weird of a game, but it does love to toss out lore and terminology without explaining much. Some answers are hidden away in codex entries, but others are left for players to sort out. If that

Legend of Bum-bo Is A Pleasing, Puzzling, Poo-Filled Prequel To Binding Of Isaac

I’ve been staring at my computer screen for three minutes trying to decide where the piles of poo should go.Read more...

Rockstar Pledges To Fix Red Dead 2’s Stuttering Issues On PC

Red Dead Redemption 2’s PC launch was plagued with technical issues when the game released last week. Developer Rockstar has been chipping away at them, and it announced today that it will be releasing a patch that will hopefully address