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The Week In Games: Down With Triple A

Kotaku - 1 hour ago. With big budget retail games resting for the next week, the next seven days shall be dominated by the indie, the budget and the downloadable. I am not complaining.Read more…...

Dead Or Alive Community Leaders Soft Ban Sexy Costumes At Tournaments

Kotaku - 2 hours ago. Acknowledging that the Dead or Alive fighting franchise has a sexy image problem, community leaders at the series’ go-to forum have added an over-sexualized costume soft-ban to their tournament rules. Reactions from the community-at-large have been overwhelmingly negative.Read more…...

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Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: A Better Class of Game Criticism:

Kotaku - 3 hours ago. Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: A Better Class of Game Criticism: Part 1 • Games People Hate: A Primer • Pre-Cult: Transistor • Assassination Classroom Makes Me Like the Octopus Guy • Elihu’s Four in February 2015: A Journey Through Time and Space [Majora’s Mask & Metroid Prime]Read more…...

Kotaku ‘Shop Contest: The Commander In Chief Of Anime: Winners!

Kotaku - 4 hours ago. Does President Obama really love anime ? It really doesn’t matter. What does matter is it’s so much fun imagining he does that last week’s Kotaku ‘Shop Contest produced some of the most wonderful work of the year thus far. Read more…...

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Light Trivia Fails To Sap The Scary From Five Night At Freddy’s

Kotaku - 5 hours ago. Having had nightmares about animatronic animals for most of my life, I’m fine learning about Five Nights At Freddy’s through second-hand sources. Between Patricia’s excellent explainer and Did You Know Gaming’s latest video, I’m all set. Read more…...

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HTC Vive: This Is Valve’s Virtual Reality Headset

Kotaku - 8 hours ago. Just the other day we heard that Valve is getting ready to put out its SteamVR headset . HTC is making it, it’s called the HTC Vive and it’ll be out—for real—by the end of the year. Game on, Oculus. Read more…...

Amazon’s Deeply Discounting Tax Software Today, Plus More Deals

Kotaku - 9 hours ago. If you still haven’t settled up with Uncle Sam, Amazon’s offering terrific prices on H&R Block Tax Software, today only. Prices start at just $17 for the Deluxe edition (compared to $45 when purchased directly from H&R Block’s website), and stretch up to $37 for Premium & Business (compared to $80).Read more…...

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Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: The Seven Anime of Winter 2015 To

Kotaku - 1 day ago. Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: The Seven Anime of Winter 2015 To Watch • Thoughts on Fairy Tail • Coming To Terms With Anita Sarkeesian Read more…...

One Part League Of Legends, One Part StarCraft. Wait, What? 

Kotaku - 1 day ago. From Namco Bandai’s official announcement, “Set in the distant, space-faring future Supernova takes an innovative approach to the multiplayer online battle arena genre by adding real-time strategy elements.” That’s kind of like innovating a peanut butter sandwich by adding jelly. Read more…...

Hooray For Motion Sickness! The Saturday Stream Plays ScreamRide

Kotaku - 1 day ago. The spiritual successor to RollerCoaster Tycoon arrives on Xboxes this Tuesday, giving players the ability to design, test-drive and destroy insane amusement park rides. I just want to see if the game’s blazing speed will make Twitch pee itself.Read more…...

This Week In The Business: Great Job, Sega

Kotaku - 1 day ago. QUOTE | “We go to Sega and the board turned it down, which I thought was the stupidest decision ever made in the history of business.” – Former Sega of America CEO Tom Kalinske, talking about the deal he had with Sony to share in the development of a new console.Read more…...

Fifteen Great World of Warcraft Selfies

Kotaku - 2 days ago. Not all World of Warcraft players are on board with the idea of selfies —that most modern of photography, um, “techniques”—infiltrating their fantasyland home away from home, but the ones who are really dig them. Here are some of the best.Read more…...

Capcom Takes Co-op Out Of Resident Evil, Clever Modders Put It Back In

Kotaku - 2 days ago. When Capcom revealed Resident Evil: Revelations 2 wouldn’t have local co-op on the PC, the intrepid modding community immediately went to work. The result? Local co-op on the PC.Read more…...

The Worst Taxi Driver in Grand Theft Auto 

Kotaku - 2 days ago. On today’s Highlight Reel we have spaceflight in DayZ, nail-biting Mario Kart races, confused cops, bad cabbies and more!Read more…...