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6 great concept game art tips

This concept art piece for Riot Games' League of Legends online battler is one of freelance artist, KD Stanton's favourites. It was designed to …

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Far Cry Primal: The Kotaku Review

<i>Far Cry Primal</i> is frequently violent and occasionally, unexpectedly sweet. The caveman action game is an excellent concept best experienced by people …

Our Favorite Games from February

February’s the shortest month of the year. Does that affect our recommendations for February? Not sure but, as a matter of fact, we <i>are</i> down to 18 …

9. Gothic 3

On paper, Gothic 3 seems like a pretty impressive game. Its in-game world is not only impressive in sheer size but boasts a variety of grand quests …

Independent’s Day: 10 Best Indie PC Games

In the wild world of video games, bigger is often better, as fans of popular series from major publishing houses such as <i>Call of Duty, DOTA 2,</i> and</i> …

Call of Duty (Video Game)

platformerpower: “ The History of Super Mario Platformers (each game is being showcased with a GIF) Part 1: The Arcade Chapter • Donkey Kong (1981) • Mario Bros. (1983) Part 2: The NES Chapter I •...

The History of Super Mario Platformers<p>(each game is being showcased with a GIF)<p>Donkey Kong (1981)<br>• Mario Bros. (1983)<p>Donkey Kong (1983)<br>• Mario Bros. …

2016 packed with blockbuster games | The Star

With the number of games delayed from last year, 2016 is looking like a monstrous year for gaming.<p>Because of a packed schedule, even the normally …

Video games are many things: they're a form of entertainment, a way to make new friends and sometimes even works of art.<p>But they are also technology …

The 15 Best Couch Co-Op Games Of This Generation

As games like Destiny and Halo 5: Guardians choose to use the full might of the latest console hardware technology on a full screen rather than …

Chimichangas! A Brief History of Deadpool in Video Games

Today is a big day for followers of the Marvel Universe. While the Marvel Cinematic Universe proper has been building to its own climactic clash of …

25 Timeless RPGs You Need to Play Before You Die

Square's Chrono Trigger will forever stand as the gold standard of 16-bit role-playing games. It's an epic RPG built around the infinite possibilities of time travel with a great art style, plenty of plot-filled side quests, and multiple endings (including one where dinosaurs rule the world).<p>What …

How a fake video game screenshot is made

Consumers are smarter today than they used to be, but that hasn’t stopped video game publishers from releasing what have become known as “bullshots,” …

Fallout 4 Looks Better On Consoles Now

Good news, PS4 and Xbox One owners. Thanks to the latest <i>Fallout 4</i> patch, the console versions of the game are about on par with the PC version …

No new Assassin's Creed game this year, Ubisoft confirms (update)

The franchise is taking a break<p>Assassin's Creed is taking the year off, Ubisoft announced today. The publisher won't release a new entry in the popular franchise during 2016; instead, the development team is "stepping back and re-examining the Assassin's Creed franchise," according to the …

Amazon Has Put Out A Professional Video Game Engine For Free

Every gamer has done it. We’ve booted up a game, played it, and shut it down in disgust thinking “Man, I could do better than <i>that</i>.” Well, now you’ve got to put your money where your mouth is, because Amazon is putting out a free game engine.<p>For those unfamiliar, a game’s “engine” is more or less …

Ark's Latest Update Adds "Terror Bird," Grappling Hooks, and More

The wild world of Ark: Survival Evolved continues to grow today with a new update that introduces a "terror bird," grappling hooks, and a new gameplay system called Tribe Alliances.<p>The Terror Bird, officially known as the Phorusrhacidae Rapidesultor, is described as an aggressive beast that is fast …

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Xbox One Quantum Break Prototype Footage Unveiled (video)

New behind-the-scenes footage has been released this week showing the development and construction of the new Quantum Break Xbox One exclusive game …

Firewatch: The Kotaku Review

<i>Firewatch</i> is a very lonely video game that’s all about people.<p>Set in 1989, you play as Henry, aka Hank, a guy who has had a pretty shitty time of …

148 Video Games Worth Playing In 2016

Finding the best games each year is a challenge. With thousands of titles to choose from, and coverage often dominated by high profile and big budget experiences it’s easy to miss that one perfect game for you.<p>This year the families and parents I’ve been working with have sifted the big list of …

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The 50 Most Anticipated Video Games of 2016

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PC Survival Horror Game With Procedurally Generated Worlds Announced

Dead by Daylight is the next game from Naughty Bear and Wet developer Behaviour Interactive. The game, announced this week, is described as a survival horror multiplayer game where one player takes on the role of a killer while up to four others attempt to survive. It's a "deadly game of cat and …

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[Update] Red Dead Redemption bringing the Wild West to Xbox One with backwards compatibility

<b>Update:</b> It seems that Microsoft have blocked Red Dead Redemption on Xbox One by forcing players to download an unavailable update. Still, it's worth …

The next Conan the Barbarian game is an open-world survival game

<i>Age of Conan</i> developer Funcom is making an open-world survival game set in the Conan the Barbarian universe, the company announced today. Titled <i>Conan Exiles</i>, Funcom describes that game as "first and foremost a multiplayer game that can be enjoyed on both private and public servers" but will also …

The 15 Most Twisted Video Game Achievements

My favorite trophies and achievements in video games are the gimmick-based ones. They’re not about finishing a level or getting a certain amount of …

11 games coming to the HTC Vive this year

Assassin's Creed Identity Announced

Coming to iOS later this month.<p>Ubisoft has revealed Assassin's Creed Identity, an action RPG coming to iOS on February 25 for $5.<p>The game will take …

Assassin's Creed

Wii U Sales Pass 12 Million, Amiibo Figure Sales Hit 20.5 Million

Splatoon and Super Mario Maker continue strong sales.<p>Nintendo’s Q3 financials reveal Wii U hardware sales are up and amiibo are selling exceptionally …

Rise Of The Tomb Raider PC Benchmarks: Steep Demands

Rise of the Tomb Raider was released as an Xbox exclusive last November, a decision that took some serious flak from gamers ever since it was …

This War of Mine The Little Ones Now Available (video)

Publisher Deep Silver has this week launched the new innovative This War of Mine The Little Ones name onto the Xbox One and PS4 platforms providing a …

Lego Marvel's Avengers review

The opening level of Lego Avengers is easily one of the worst in all of the Lego franchise. Depicting the opening action sequence of Avengers: Age of …