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 Wednesday 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

Drift Stage Release Window Slides Into View

Remember Drift Stage? The neon-infused '80s-style racer is back in the spotlight with a slew of new screenshots and a brief video showing off the game's time attack mode. The best part? A mid-to-late 2015 release date has been announced for the PC-bound racer, with a possible console release to follow. » 11/24/14 8:01pm 11/24/14 8:01pm