Our 10 Most Anticipated RPGs Of 2018

Our 10 Most Anticipated RPGs Of 2018

Now that we’re settled into 2018, it’s time to look at what’s on the horizon for one of gaming's most popular genres. The RPG space is continuing to grow, with many games blurring the line of what’s

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Upgrade to a Mesh Networking System For Just $200

TP-Link Deco M5 Mesh Router 3-Pack | $200 | AmazonIf a regular Wi-Fi router isn’t sufficient to cover your entire home, TP-Link’s Deco M5 mesh system is on sale for just $200 today, one of the best prices we’ve seen.Rather

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Closed Alpha For Hunt: Showdown Closing In This Month

Closed Alpha For Hunt: Showdown Closing In This Month

Hunt: Showdown was one of the biggest surprises we played at E3. We loved the game's tense focus on survival, gothic atmosphere, tracking, and use of permadeath. And now, it looks like you'll have the option to

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Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery Is A Mobile RPG Set Before The Books

Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery Is A Mobile RPG Set Before The Books

Portkey Games, the offshoot of Warner Brothers dedicated to publishing Harry Potter games, revealed its latest title in the Harry Potter universe today: a mobile RPG developed by Jam City. The game is called Harry Potter: Hogwarts

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Relive The Battle of Crait for $68, Salt Not Included

LEGO Star Wars Defense of Crait | $68 | AmazonOne of the most visually-appealing parts of The Last Jedi was the Battle of Crait. The bright white salt, the blood red soil, coming together to emphasize the clash of good

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Pokémon Sun and Moon Players To Receive Legendary Pokemon Every Month Of 2018

Pokémon Sun and Moon Players To Receive Legendary Pokemon Every Month Of 2018

The Pokémon Company just announced that 2018 is the year of legendary Pokémon. What does that mean precisely? Get ready for a lot of Pokémon. In celebration of the amazing power of Legendary Pokémon, look forward to opportunities

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Why The Last of Us’s Game Director Left Naughty Dog

The Last of Us and Uncharted director Bruce Straley joins today’s episode of Kotaku Splitscreen to talk about burning out, how he feels about not directing The Last of Us 2, and why he left Naughty Dog after 17 years.First,

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Leveling In World Of Warcraft Is Fun Again

Before this week’s 7.3.5 update hit, leveling a freshly-made character in World of Warcraft as an experienced player was little more than a chore to do before getting to the good high-level stuff. With the introduction of level-scaling and changes

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How to Use Your Smartphone to Diagnose Bad Wi-Fi

Image: GizmodoBad wi-fi got you down? You’ve got a host of hardware options that can help you out, from mesh routers to Wi-Fi repeaters, but before you upgrade any set up, do some detective work—with some carefully chosen apps you

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Deadspin Report: More Than A Dozen Michigan State Staffers Were Told Of Larry Nassar’s Sexual Abuse

Deadspin Report: More Than A Dozen Michigan State Staffers Were Told Of Larry Nassar’s Sexual Abuse And Nothing Happened | The Slot Trump’s ‘Fake News Awards’ Turned Out to Be a Poorly Functioning Web Page | Earther Why the Eastern Corner of

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This Giant Snickers Bar Is Designed to Be Shared (But You Don’t Have To)

Snickers Slice & Share Candy Bar | $8 | Amazon | After 20% couponSnickers makes a special 1-pound candy bar that’s designed for slicing and sharing, but we won’t tell anyone if you eat the entire thing yourself. Save $2

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Hackers Say They’re Close To Cracking The Switch

The Nintendo Switch has been a difficult nut to crack for hackers, but some of them are now claiming they’re finally close to a breakthrough.On January 7, the team of hackers called Fail0verflow released a video of a Switch running

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Thursday’s Best Deals: Smart Switches, Air Rower, The Evil Within 2, And More

Thursday’s best deals kick off with smart switches, an air rower, The Evil Within 2, and many more.Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal.Top Tech DealsTP-Link Wi-Fi Light Switch | $30 | AmazonYou’ve seen

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Amazon’s Selling Six Months of Xbox Live Gold For $15, For Some Reason

BOGO Three-Month Xbox Live Gold Cards | $15 | Amazon | Purchase one card, and you should get a second card in your email later. Not only is Amazon currently discounting three month Xbox Live Gold cards to $15 from

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Snag The Evil Within 2 For Just $20 From Amazon Today

The Evil Within 2 | $20 | AmazonIf you’re a fan of survival horror, you should absolutely pick up The Evil Within 2 for just $20 from today’s Amazon Gold Box. That price is available on PS4, Xbox One, and

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Yakuza Clothing Made Real

[Image: OMI_KERO]Have you ever wanted to see real-life versions of the outfits from Yakuza? Sure you have!For a limited time only, there’s a Yakuza Kiwami 2 shop at Shinjuku Marui Annex in Tokyo.The shop has items available for purchase, such

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Now You Can Recreate Dragon Ball’s Most Infamous Death Pose

[Image: hideki_kamei | Le Grand Conseil]Yamcha’s death pose is one of Dragon Ball’s—and anime’s—most famous failure meme. Now, you too can recreate it in Japan.At J-World Tokyo, a great place for cosplay photos, there is now a Yamcha photo spot.[Image:...

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Incredible Cardboard Creations From Japan

[Image: mbrid02]Monami Ohno is a Japanese cardboard artist. Kotaku has previously featured her work, and since then, she’s continued to churn out amazing creations.Her work continues to show an amazing attention to detail, while some are larger in scal...

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Track: Some Sell Their Souls | Artist: Beastwars | Album: The Death Of All Things

Track: Some Sell Their Souls | Artist: Beastwars | Album: The Death Of All ThingsKotaku Soundtrack is a selection of the stuff we’re listening to at the moment.

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Epic Slows Down Paragon Development As Focus Moves To Fortnite

Epic Slows Down Paragon Development As Focus Moves To Fortnite

There's only so much space for free-to-play games in the market as a whole, and even less space for them under one studio roof.  Paragon, a free-to-play MOBA that Epic released in early access in 2016, and opened

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Mad Max

Lucas Mendonça is a freelance artist and illustrator from Brazil.You can see more of Lucas’ work at his ArtStation page.To see the images in their native resolution, click on the “expand” button in the top-left corner.AdvertisementFine Art is a celebra...

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Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Please Do Not Gate Your Fighting G

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Please Do Not Gate Your Fighting Game Tutorials Behind An Online Connection ‱ Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card - Episode 2 - “Sakura and the Room With No Exit” Impressions ‱ Grex’s Top 10 N...

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Overwatch League’s Dallas Fuel Lets Players Be Themselves, Even When That Causes Trouble

Image credit: Blizzard.Last month, Overwatch pro FĂ©lix “xQc” Lengyel found himself apologizing profusely into a video camera from atop an accidental throne of cardboard boxes. It was not his finest hour, but in some ways, it’s just part of the

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Overwatch League Hits 10 Million Viewers In First Week

Overwatch League Hits 10 Million Viewers In First Week

Blizzard has bet big on the Overwatch League, the competitive Overwatch tournament, and it seems like that bet is paying off. According to GamesIndustry.Biz, Blizzard's esports event won the viewership of ten million people in its opening

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That Nintendo Labo Robot Game Looks Awfully Familiar

Photo: NintendoThose who watch Nintendo closely probably got a whiff of dĂ©jĂ  vu from today’s announcement of Nintendo Labo, its new line of Switch games with DIY papercraft controllers. And for good reason.Two Nintendo Labo sets, which include the game...

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Raiders Of The North Sea: The Kotaku Review

Raiders of the North Sea is the brightest, breeziest way to pillage the shores of Europe I’ve ever had the pleasure of playing.It’s a worker placement game for 2-4 players, where everyone is in competition to build up a crew

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