Who Framed Roger Rabbit: An Oral History

Robert Zemeckis’ animated/live-action hybrid noir murder mystery broke boundaries of filmmaking technology and technique, and 32 years later it’s every bit as fresh, warm, and funny as it ever was. Starring Bob Hoskins as gumshoe PI Eddie Valiant on th...

Your AI Chatbot Therapist Isn’t Sure What It’s Doing

In 1966, Joseph Weizenbaum created Eliza, the first psychotherapy chatbot. Eliza’s programming was relatively simple: Engage the user by detecting keywords in their statements and reflect this information back at them as an open-ended prompt. (A user m...

Fortnite’s Next Season Has Been Delayed A Week

Fortnite’s upcoming season was set to start June 4. In a post today, Epic Games delayed Season 3 to June 11. This weekend’s season-ending event has also been moved, to next Saturday, June 6.Read more...

Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition’s New Chapter Is Light-Hearted Fun

Included in this week’s definitive edition of Xenoblade Chronicles for the Switch is Future Connected, a short playable epilogue. It ties up a dangling plotline and has a lot of fun doing it. Read more...

Thursday’s Best Deals: Red Dead Redemption 2, Belmint Water Flosser, Tile Pro, ADATA 1TB External SSD, and More

A Kenneth Cole home sale, a Tile Pro 2-pack, a copy of Red Dead Redemption 2, a Belmint water flosser, a pack of two-way radios, and a s’mores maker lead Thursday’s best deals.Read more...

Duh Duh Duh Duh Duh Duh DUH Duh Duh: Final Fantasy VII Remake Deluxe Edition Is Down to $74

Final Fantasy VII Remake Deluxe Edition | $74 | Amazon Read more...

Backwards Compatible Games On Xbox Series X Will Support New Quick Resume Feature And HDR, Microsoft Says

Microsoft explained some of the ways the Xbox Series X will play older games even better than the hardware they were originally created for in a blog post this morning. Read more...

Spirited Away Recreated In Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Twitter user Tsukimaro has an interesting project: bringing the classic Studio Ghibli anime Spirited Away to life in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.Read more...

Mosey into Blackwater in Style on Red Dead Redemption 2 for PC, Now Just $36

Red Dead Redemption 2 (PC) | $36 | CDKeysRead more...

Atomicrops Mixes Farming And Roguelike Elements But Does Neither Very Well

After almost 10 months in early access, the full version of Atomicrops is now available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC. This post-apocalyptic farming simulator slash roguelike from developer Bird Bath Games tries to do a lot

The Time Utada Hikaru Found A Porn DVD In The Street

Recently on Japanese TV, singer Utada Hikaru recounted the story behind one of her most memorable tweets: the time she discovered a porn DVD on a Tokyo street.Read more...

Let’s Check In With Universal Studios Japan’s Super Nintendo World

The last time we checked in with Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Japan, it was coming along nicely. Now, the theme park looks like it’s nearly finished. Read more...

That Is A Very Long Train

Min Guen is an artist who has worked on games like Warface, and TV shows like Agents of Shield and the new Snowpiercer series on Netflix.Read more...

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: A Radical Concept For Addressing S

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: A Radical Concept For Addressing Sexism In Video Games • SnackTAYku Review: Spinach On Pizza • TAY Retro: Nintendo Entertainment System - Baseball Simulator 1,000 [TV Commercial, NA]Read...

A Journey Inside Second Life’s Most Expensive Brothel

Yes, Second Life is still going, and yes, people are still spending loads of real money on stuff inside it. Like The Monarchy, the game’s most expensive, exclusive...brothel.Read more...

A Journey Inside Second Life’s Most Expensive Brothel

Yes, Second Life is still going, and yes, people are still spending loads of real money on stuff inside it. Like The Monarchy, the game’s most expensive, exclusive...brothel.Read more...

How The Makers Of Samurai Shodown Neo Geo Collection Dug Up A Long-Lost, Unreleased Game

The entirety of the Neo Geo’s Samurai Shodown library—plus one that hasn’t seen the light of day since 2005—will soon be available in one complete package for PC, PlayStation 4, and Switch.Read more...

How The Makers Of Samurai Shodown Neo Geo Collection Dug Up A Long-Lost, Unreleased Game

The entirety of the Neo Geo’s Samurai Shodown library—plus one that hasn’t seen the light of day since 2005—will soon be available in one complete package for PC, PlayStation 4, and Switch.Read more...

The TurboGrafx-16 Mini Is Awesome (If You Love Shooters)

I forgive you if you didn’t even notice that the TurboGrafx-16 Mini was officially released last week. Who could know? I don’t see so much as a press release in my inbox about it. The extent of the marketing for

How To Decipher Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition’s Ridiculously Cluttered Battle HUD

This ain’t Shulk’s first rodeo. Xenoblade Chronicles first came out for the Wii, and was then ported to the 3DS not long after. Now, on Friday, Monolith Soft’s beloved side-quest compilation lands on Switch as Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition. ...

How to Unlock Hidden Browser Games in Edge, Firefox and Chrome

Your web browser is full of secrets. I typically spend my time poring over new features I can unlock via pages like chrome://flags and about:config, but it’s also nice to take a little break and play the hidden games that

The A.V. Club’s quick and dirty guide to HBO Max

It’s not TV. It’s not HBO—nor is it HBO Go, or HBO Now. It’s HBO Max, the subscription service that’s streaming the conglomerated content libraries of Warner Bros., Cartoon Network, Turner, and all the other brands AT&T recently scooped up

Lose Yourself In Virtual Worlds: Sony’s PlayStation VR Starter Pack Bundle Has Dropped to $206

PlayStation VR Starter Pack (PS4) | $206 | AmazonRead more...

Fans Make E3-Style Showcase Featuring A Ton Of Games That Aren’t Super Grim

A digital games showcase called the Wholesome Games Direct aired yesterday, dedicated to cute and colorful games. It put the spotlight on over 50 upcoming indie games that run the gamut from train sims to augmented reality adventures. I want

Watch SpaceX Launch NASA Astronauts to Space Live Right Here

The day has finally arrived. This afternoon, NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley are scheduled to launch aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon and fly to the International Space Station. You can watch this historic launch live right here.Read more...

Wednesday’s Best Deals: Kingston SSD Card, BBoutique Giveaway, Room Purifier, Sun Care Product Sale, Le Creuset Stockpot, and More

A Kingston 480 GB SSD card, a BBoutique sex toy giveaway, a Le Creuset stockpot, a copy of Xenoblade Chronicles, and a large room air purifier lead Wednesday’s best deals.Read more...