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Watch The Creator Of Little King's Story Discuss His Love Of Arcades

In the latest installment of the <i>toco toco TV</i>, the beautiful and melancholy documentary series about Japanese game makers, Yoshiro Kimura talks about …

Game Development

This Could Be the First Look at Altered Carbon, Netflix's Very Expensive New Scifi Series

Netflix is diving into the cyperpunk age with <i>Altered Carbon</i>, a 10-episode series based on the bestselling novel by Richard K. Morgan. It’s said to be …

Child Of Light Is A Love Letter To Fables And JRPGs

<i>Child of Light</i> is a beautiful game and <i></i>a mesmerizing experience that crafts a perfect fusion between RPGs and platforming. In many ways, it …

Final Fantasy

What Made L.A. Noire So Great

I gazed into the future, saw <i>L.A. Noire’s</i> Switch release and other remasters coming and did an entire playthrough of the game on <i>Kotaku’s</i> Twitch …

See How a Slimy Sex Alien Was Created For One of This Year's Sneakiest Scifi Films

Chances are you’ve never heard of <i>The Untamed</i>. It was quietly released this summer and just hit Blu-ray this week. But once you see this behind the …

Calvin and Hobbes Showed The Trouble With Organized Sports And Father Figures

In 1990, Bill Watterson created a <i>Calvin and Hobbes</i> storyline in which Calvin is bullied into playing baseball during recess. Watterson drew a …

Detective: City of Angels Is Basically LA Noire: The Board Game

Taking its inspiration from <i>LA Noire</i>, <i>The Big Sleep</i> and <i>LA Confidential</i>, <i>Detective: City of Angels</i> is a board game about a team of detectives working to …

Los Angeles

Stranger Things 2 Originally Had a Much Different, Much Darker Plan For Bob

Sean Astin’s character Bob is certainly one of the best new additions on <i>Stranger Things 2</i>. However, the character was incredibly different in early …

Breaking Down the Subtle Genius of John Carpenter's Halloween

Most people would agree that John Carpenter’s <i>Halloween</i> is a legitimate masterpiece. Long before anyone was scared of Elm Street or Crystal Lake, the …

It's Never Been A Better Time To Love Horror Games

The Golden Age of survival horror games began in the mid-90s and ran for about a decade. Despite their often rudimentary graphics and dodgy gameplay, …

Horror

Mikkeller Twin Peaks Beers

Frequent collaborators with other breweries, Mikkeller teamed up with David Lynch for their latest release. The director played a big role in the …

Trippy Dating Game Explores Toxic Relationships

Like falling into an old habit, I come back. Not because I need you. Not because I want you, even. But because I can’t pull myself together and let …

Relationships

Wildlands' Creepy Devil Statues Come From Real Bolivian Silver Mines

Like a lot of the Easter eggs in <i>Ghost Recon: Wildlands</i>, the latest—about devil statues set deep into silver mines—comes from real life.<p><i>Wildlands</i> is a …

South America

Let’s Break Down What That Monumental Neutron Star Collision Actually Told Us

Astronomy has entered a new era, one where light and gravity both play a role in understanding the Universe’s craziest phenomena. On August 17, 2017, …

Scary Movie Recommendations For Horror Game Fans

What’s a fan of horror games to do when the final boss is vanquished and the credits roll but you’re not ready to say goodbye? What if you want the …

A Game For People Who Like Weird Hotels, Hidden Corridors And David Lynch

In <i>The Norwood Suite</i>, the chef asked me to go to his hotel room and pick up some pickles from the closet. Instead, I got lost in a hidden corridor …

David Lynch

Sometimes A Weird Video Game Is Better Than A Polished One

I’ve been playing through <i>Deadly Premonition</i> and <i>Binary Domain</i> on <i>Kotaku</i>’s Twitch channel. One is an offbeat crime thriller and the other is a clumsy …

Don’t Sleep On Oxenfree, A Spooky Adventure Game Now On Switch

If you’re into indie games and have a Switch, you’re drowning in options right now. Even though <i>Stardew Valley</i> and <i>Golf Story</i> are begging to eat up all …

Cuphead, As Told By Steam Reviews

Ever wondered how many different ways people can find to say, “this video game is hard”? Then oh boy, <i>Cuphead</i>’s Steam reviews are gonna be a treat for …

Cuphead

Game About Being An Asshole Goose Looks Hilarious

An upcoming game starring a naughty goose combines stealth gameplay and puzzle solving, allowing players to cause mischief and mayhem on a small …

New Album Turns Video Game Battle Music Into Jazzy Lullabies

Due out on October 10, <i>Prescription for Sleep: Fight For Your Dreams</i> turns pulse-pounding battle themes from <i>Final Fantasy XV</i>, <i>Undertale</i>, <i>Mega Man</i>,</i> …

Golf Story Is A Nintendo Switch RPG You Should Play

I have truly never seen the appeal of golf, but <i>Golf Story,</i> a new Nintendo Switch exclusive, is so charming that I can’t stop playing it.<p>I’m not a …

In A Year Of Great Games, A Small One Called Butterfly Soup Stands Out

2017 has been so relentless in the release of top-tier games that it’s hard to justify spending time with stuff that is merely “good.” <i></i>Why settle for …

San Francisco

Fish Creek House

Plagued by harsh winds and a rural roadway, the Fish Creek House turns its environmental challenges into a key design feature. The structure consists …

The Man Bun Is Just the Beginning of Creep 2's Horror

He’s back, and he’s got a scary new ’do: “Josef” (Mark Duplass), title character of 2014 cult horror movie <i>Creep</i>, returns to torment a freshly …

Andy Weir's Moon-Crime Novel Artemis Is Getting a Movie From Lord and Miller

Phil Lord and Christopher Miller have signed on to direct <i>Artemis</i>, a scifi flick based on the upcoming book from Andy Weir, who previously wrote <i>The</i> …

Tambour Bar

Handmade and built to order in Brooklyn, New York, the Tambour Bar is another minimalist creation from Aaron Poritz's design studio. The Bar takes …

Silent Hill Will Always Help Me Remember A Remarkable Friend

My friend Kit Reed died on Sunday. She was a prolific, award-winning writer of speculative fiction. Her cluttered yellow house is now empty. I will …

Silent Hill

The Confederate States of America Is an Alt-History Political Satire That’s Impossible to Laugh at Now

In <i>CSA: The Confederate States of America</i>, the American empire that emerges after the South wins the Civil War builds the Cotton Curtain, a wall meant …

The Cured Finds a Fresh Take on Zombies by Turning Them Back Into Humans

A million movies have been made about zombie invasions, but very few have focused on what happens afterwards. Do the zombies get cured? How will …