Everything We Know About The New 3DS So Far [Updated]

So, in keeping with tradition, Nintendo has announced a new iteration of their evergreen handheld. Unlike previous updates, however, the new 3DS packs some important updates. Confused? You're not the only one. Let's break down what we know so far. » 1/19/15 5:00am 1/19/15 5:00am

Fans Plan to Release Phantasy Star Online 2 So Sega Doesn't Have To…

What do you do when you're a flagging game company that has managed to create a successful sequel to a beloved MMO? You release it in as many markets as possible. Unless, of course, you're Sega—then you just announce it and go silent for two years. A group of fans are looking to change that by building their own… » 1/16/15 3:40pm 1/16/15 3:40pm

I Spent Hours Chasing Ghosts in Drift Stage

Earlier this week I found a pre-alpha demo for Drift Stage in my inbox. It's a reminder of just how much life something different can breathe into a stale genre. Drift Stage is shaping up to be the coolest racing game to come around in ages, and it's no coincidence. » 12/17/14 5:30pm 12/17/14 5:30pm

Five Things Assassin's Creed Victory Needs

Since Kotaku blew the cover off next year's major Assassin's Creed, tentatively titled Victory, reactions have run the gamut from excitement to anger and everything in between. To say this year's installment, Unity, is a divisive game would be an understatement of epic proportions. Like it or not, Ubisoft Quebec is… » 12/09/14 7:30am 12/09/14 7:30am

Akiba's Trip Is Out for PS4 Today, Is Still Great

Did you miss out on XSEED's hilariously excellent vampire-stripping action-adventure, Akiba's Trip: Undead & Undressed? Well, you can forgive yourself now. The game ships today on PS4. Our original review will be updated when embargo lifts at 9:00 AM Eastern, until then, enjoy the short video above which highlights a… » 11/24/14 11:54pm 11/24/14 11:54pm