Five Games to Keep an Eye On

PAX Prime has come and gone, the glitz and glamour of one of gaming's biggest events is in the rearview and I've had a lot of time to reflect on what I saw and experienced. I'm not going to talk about marketing-backed games like The Order or Evolve. This list is about the games you might miss otherwise, and why… » 9/08/14 6:00am 9/08/14 6:00am

Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair: The TAY Micro Review

The sequel to one of Kotaku's favorite games of 2014, Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair launched just seven months after its predecessor. In that short of a time, NIS America managed to localize another great game. If that feat alone weren't impressive, the game itself is actually really good, even if you don't like the… » 9/03/14 6:00am 9/03/14 6:00am

Surgeon Simulator Anniversary Edition: The TAY Micro Review

I learned a few things playing Surgeon Simulator Anniversary Edition. I learned doing surgery with one hand is hard. I learned not to play with the green needle, no matter how fun the effects. I learned I should never be a doctor. I also learned I'm a cold-blooded killer. And I like it. » 8/20/14 8:00am 8/20/14 8:00am

Surprise! That Mysterious New Dragon Ball Character Is You

What a dirty trick to play, Bandai Namco. Introducing a never-before-seen character for Dragon Ball Xenoverse, leaving fans to wildly speculate for months before revealing it as the first Dragon Ball game that allows players to inject their own creations into the series' greatest battles. So sneaky. So good. » 8/13/14 12:09pm 8/13/14 12:09pm

Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment DLC Announced

Bandai Namco today announced DLC plans for Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment which include some free costume DLC ( pictured below). Also announced today, a free update will be made available on September 23rd which will raise the level cap to 250 from 200, include an estimated 30 hours of additional gameplay and add… » 8/12/14 10:51am 8/12/14 10:51am

Disgaea 4: A Promise Revisited: The TAY Review

Playing Disgaea 4: A Promise Revisited reminds me of the times I spent in the late '90s playing Final Fantasy Tactics on my brother's PlayStation. It's hard to imagine enjoying such an in-depth game on a portable system, but it works. There's just one problem though— you're gonna need a bigger battery. » 8/11/14 8:00am 8/11/14 8:00am