Hideaki Anno Visits The Largest Evangelion Statue In The World

Evangelion creator Hideaki Anno is in Shanghai, where he’s checking out the world’s largest Unit-01 statue.As Kotaku previously reported, this official EVA-01 Test Type statue measures 24.8 meters (81.36 feet) high with the Spear of Longinus.Here’s Ann...

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In Japan, 7-Eleven Was Going To Serve Beer

Not just sell it, but have a Kirin beer dispensing machine in store for perfect foamy pours. Think a Slurpee machine, but for beer.As Yahoo! News Japan and PDR-san report, 7-Elevens in Japan were supposed to have beer machines as

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Here Are Amazon’s Philips Hue Prime Day Deals

Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance | $37 | AmazonPhilips Hue White and Color Ambiance BR30 60W Equivalent Dimmable LED Smart Flood Light | $42 | AmazonPhilips Hue White 2-Bulb Starter Kit | $55 | AmazonPhilips Hue White 4-Pack |

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Now You Can Get an Oculus Rift Headset And Controllers For $350

Oculus Rift + Touch Virtual Reality System | $349 | AmazonThough you’ll still need an expensive-ass computer to run it, the Oculus Rift VR system is finally approaching affordability, with the headset and controller bundle now available for $349. That’...

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The Brands Are Into Cosplay Now

GIF Money has been finding its way into the cosplay community for years now, but usually it’s been in the form of sponsorships or paid appearances, not—as Arby’s has just done—directly joining in on the fun.The

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Seagate’s Prime Day Discounts Include a Bunch of Internal and External Hard Drives

Seagate Prime Day Sale | AmazonWhether you’re adding extra storage to your PC, or just need more space for PS4 and Xbox One games, Amazon’s Prime Day Seagate sale has a hard drive for you. The deal includes both internal

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Buy Six Months of Xbox Game Pass, Get Three Months For Free

6 Months Xbox Game Pass + 3 Month Bonus | $60 | AmazonWith Xbox Game Pass, Microsoft basically created the Netflix of video games, and it’s a great deal at its usual $10 per month. But to celebrate Prime Day,

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YouTube Channel Game Maker’s Toolkit Debuts Series About Accessibility

Game Maker's Toolkit, a YouTube channel by games writer Mark Brown, takes deep dives on certain aspects of gaming from level design to music. He explains in detail what works about, say, a dungeon in Zelda and sometimes

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Track: Voice Of Trespass | Artist: Between The Buried And Me | Album: Automata II

Track: Voice Of Trespass | Artist: Between The Buried And Me | Album: Automata IIKotaku Soundtrack is a selection of the stuff we’re listening to at the moment.

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Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Quick Tips On Starting Star Ocean:

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Quick Tips On Starting Star Ocean: Anamnesis • The Lengths I Took To Get Rock Band 3 As A Birthday Present • Actually, Fable Is A Great Game • I Finished Dark

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Hitman’s Marrakesh Level Is Going To Be Free Tomorrow

As Hitman 2 gets closer to release, IO Interactive is making sure players familiarize themselves with the game's first season. A free Summer DLC pack is releasing tomorrow and the third episode Marrakesh is coming along with it. Tomorrow

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Kong: Skull Island Director Wants To Take On Metroid After Metal Gear Solid

Jordan Vogt-Roberts talked a little bit today about the creation of the Metal Gear Solid movie, which he intends to direct, but he already has his eyes toward another video game franchise: Metroid. In an interview with IGN, Voght-Roberts

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A World You Can Hold In The Palm Of Your Hand

Li-Yu Lin, originally from Taiwan but currently living in Denmark, is an artist and designer at LEGO.As a side project she builds these tiny little dioramas, which at first look like polygonal 3D models, but which are actually handmade papercraft,

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Nintendo Labo Contest Winners Include Zelda Piano And An Accordion

Back in April, Nintendo announced a contest for people to take their newly-purchased Labo kits and decorate them in interesting and creative ways. In the three categories Nintendo set (Best Decorated Toy-Con, Best Toy-Con Mod Using Toy-Con Garage,

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The Commandos Games Are Coming Back

Commandos, the classic PC stealth series, has been missing in action for years. No more: strategy publisher Kalypso (Tropico) has bought the rights to the games, with plans to bring them back.This includes the obvious thing—re-releasing the existing ga...

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New Sega Book (For Adults) Has Pop-Ups

Specialist publisher Read-Only Memory, the team behind A+ books like the Sega Genesis Collected Works, are trying something different. Instead of releasing another coffee table book about video games, they’re releasing a coffee table book about video g...

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Why I’m Not Streaming On Twitch Today

Today is Prime Day, the Amazon-invented international shopping holiday that involves offering extensive deals on the digital storefront’s products. Amazon workers across facilities in Europe are celebrating this artificial holiday with a multi-day stri...

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Fortnite Cart Does Sick Flip

GIF Today on Highlight Reel we have big ships, skinless giants in Fortnite, cart tricks, and much more!Watch the video then talk about your favorite highlight in the

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Konami Announces Shonen Jump Stadium For Mobile Platforms

Looking forward to Jump Force but feel like it needs a much more super-deformed artstyle? Konami might have your back with the newly announced Jump Stadium, a four-player Smash Bros.-like for mobile phones.  The announcement trailer goes through ch...

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Your No-Brainer Deal of the Day: Buy a $25 Amazon Gift Card, Get a Bonus $5

$25 Amazon Gift Card + $5 Bonus Credit | $25 | Amazon | Prime members only. Add code to your account here before purchasing. If you’re a Prime member, you can get yourself a bonus $5 Amazon credit card when

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Amazon Temporarily Sells Pirated Copies Of Popular PC Games

Over the weekend, people shopping on Amazon thought they’d hit the jackpot: popular recent PC games like Frostpunk and Surviving Mars for the price of a cup of coffee. Problem: these copies were pirated.Word of the dubious deals first got

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The Best Call Of Duty Zombies Players Throw Down Next Month

The Zombies World Championship is returning on Sunday, August 5, and the future looks positive for competitive Call of Duty Zombies. Highly-skilled finalists will compete for an increased prize pool in a tournament that promises to be more polished tha...

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This Isn’t a Prank: Cards Against Humanity Is On Sale for Prime Day, Along With Other Adult Party Games

Cards Against Humanity | $20 | AmazonCards Against Humanity: Green Box | $16 | AmazonCards Against Humanity: Red Box | $16 | AmazonCards Against Humanity: Blue Box | $16 | AmazonCards Against Humanity: The Bigger, Blacker Box | $12 |

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Score Prime Day Savings On Flash Storage of Every Shape and Size

SanDisk Flash Storage Sale | AmazonThere’s no such thing as owning too much flash storage, especially at Prime Day prices. A bunch of SanDisk SD cards, flash drives, and SSDs are included in the sale, including the best price ever

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Ask Dr. NerdLove: I Can’t Stop Cheating With My Ex

Hello all you perfumed sex-beasts of the apocalypse, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column designed to help you get the party you want when you LFG.This week, we’re talking about making choices we know we’re

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The Latest On Skateboarding Sensation Session

Montreal's Crea-ture Studios grabbed the world's attention with their skateboarding game Session at E3 when Microsoft showcased the title during their press conference. Session is coming to the Xbox One and PC, and will be in Steam Early Access

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