Track: Halfway Home | Artist: Broken Social Scene | Album: Hug of Thunder

Track: Halfway Home | Artist: Broken Social Scene | Album: Hug of ThunderKotaku Soundtrack is a selection of the stuff we’re listening to at the moment.

Mario 64 Experts Discover An Even Shorter Way To Beat Level Without Jumping 

GIF Last year, YouTuber pannenkoek2012, someone who knows more about Super Mario 64 than most people ever will, finally found a way to collect a star on the level Watch for Rolling Rocks without fully jumping.

Watch 13 Minutes Of Secret Of Mana Remake Gameplay

A new PlayStation Underground video shows off some gameplay of the upcoming remake of Secret of Mana. With a fresh coat of paint and a fully-voiced cast, this remake reimagines the 1993 classic for modern audiences. In the video, we get

Dragon Ball FighterZ Recreates Series’ Most Dramatic Moments

The more we’ve seen of the upcoming Dragon Ball FighterZ, the more incredible it is how faithful Arc System Works has been to both the original anime and manga in portraying some of its biggest moments. In a new trailer,

Did You Know Gaming Takes A Close Look At Cuphead’s Development

Cuphead amassed popularity quickly upon release, with its delightful 1930s cartoon style and unforgiving gameplay, selling over one million copies in just a week's time. Did You Know Gaming, a Youtube channel that focuses on video game trivia,

Trailer For Monster Hunter: World Is All About Its Feline Companions

Rather than focusing on ferocious beasts, this trailer for Monster Hunter: World is instead centered around Palicos. These furry feline companions make a return, and this time they can be fully customized.

In the trailer below,

BlazBlue Player Explains Why He Writes In A Notebook During Matches 

During yesterday’s BlazBlue matches at the Northeast Championships, after a hard-earned win, one player decided to keep some thoughts on his mind the old-fashioned way: with pen and paper.TCr Dolfy, a Hellsing player, started scribbling immediately aft...

A Closer Look At Final Fantasy VII’s Battle Cinematics 

Final Fantasy VII did a lot of things, but one was revolutionizing the idea of how a turn-based battle could look and feel. On the latest episode of Boundary Break, YouTuber Shesez shows what these scenes look like from the

Sunday Comics: Over Here!

Welcome to Kotaku’s Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics that usually occurs on Sunday except when it doesn’t. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon.Nerf NOW!! by Josué Pereira. Published December 16. Read

Destiny 2: Lost Prophecy guide – Weapon list, ingredients, forging and verses

Absolutely everything you need to know about Lost Prophecies in Destiny 2.

See The Secrets Final Fantasy VII’s Models Hide Beyond The Camera

As one of the landmark titles of gaming's first 3D console generation, Final Fantasy VII had to use all sorts of new techniques to render its models that were eventually refined in the years since. As such,

One Of Star Wars: The Last Jedi’s Biggest Problems Comes Straight From Video Games

As of writing this there’s currently an almost 40% disparity between the critics and audience’s response to the latest Star Wars on Rotten Tomatoes. For all of the high moments, satisfying pay-offs, and generally cool Star Wars stuff, a movie

Enemy From Breath Of The Wild’s Latest DLC Has An Interesting Weakness

Spoilers for The Legends of Zelda: Breath of the Wild's Champions' Ballad DLC follow.

I generally enjoyed Breath of the Wild's Champions' Ballad DLC. One of the fun things about the DLC is that we get

Smash Pro Demonstrates Incredible Skill Before Accidentally Self-Destructing

GIF At this weekend’s Holiday Bash Smash Invitational, some of the best in Super Smash Bros. Melee are coming together to play the last bit of competitive Melee before 2018. One player already has a moment

These Were The Most-Downloaded Games On iOS This Year

Apple has released a list of the most-downloaded games on its iOS platform, which includes several games you've heard of, some you probably haven't, and a couple of surprises.

The list is once again split between paid and

Track: Eggs | Artist: Mndsgn | Album: Surface Outtakes

Track: Eggs | Artist: Mndsgn | Album: Surface OuttakesKotaku Soundtrack is a selection of the stuff we’re listening to at the moment.

New Gameplay Shows My Hero Academia: One’s Justice In Action

The recently-revealed My Hero Academia: One's Justice looks to be a 3D, arena-based fighter similar to the recent Naruto fighting games, as we now have some gameplay footage of the game in action.

At the 27:44 mark

A $300 Shovel Knight Statue The World Definitely Needed

You asked (right?) and First 4 Figures has happily obliged with not just one, but three 15 inch tall replicas from Shovel Knight. I’m not sure why you’d be in the market for one of these but if you are

Obsidian Says There Will Be No Microtransactions ‘Of Any Kind’ In Their Next RPG

Following the reveal of the Obsidian as a partner in Take-Two's new publishing label Private Division, Obsidian has announced its next project will not include any microtransactions whatsoever.

The company made the announcement on their official

When Dota 2 Does Love Actually Memes

This weekend’s The Summit tournament is the eighth iteration of a Real World-meets-esports event, and it’s been delivering on the comedy front.One video, a play on the Christmas rom-com Love Actually, has Sam “BuLba” Sosale dropping some cards for form...

The State Of PC Gaming In 2017

Art by Sam Woolley.In a year when PC gaming became more multifaceted and complicated than ever, it also popularized a genre—battle royale—with one of the simplest premises imaginable.As ever, PC remains at the forefront of gaming. Whether it’s the plat...

Watch Gameplay Of Beerus, Hit, And Goku Black In Dragon Ball FighterZ

The latest Dragon Ball FighterZ trailer pays homage to the series' classic moments, while also introducing us to some new characters.

The trailer premiered at this weekend's Jump Festa event, and shows off how some of the most

Hearthstone: Aggro Token Druid deck list guide – Kobolds & Catacombs (KAC) December 2017

Our guide to playing Aggro Token Druid in the new Kobolds meta.

The Weekend In Esports: Counter-Strike, Pokémon, and Sunshine 

Packed between a major Counter-Strike tournament and Pokémon regionals, there’s a lot of other great tournaments to catch up with this Saturday and Sunday.Tekken 7 might be the year’s best fighting game, and there’s no better way to get an

Splatoon Player Becomes A Ninja Squid

GIF In last night’s Splatoon 2 exhibition match between Eclipse and Saikai on InkTV, one squid decided to hide and wait in ink, until the perfect moment came to spring their trap.Saikai was pushing up on

Hearthstone: Spell Hunter deck list guide – Hearthstone – Kobolds & Catacombs (KAC) December 2017

Pulled the Hunter's Legendary Weapon? We've got just the deck for you.