Tie Fighter: The Kotaku Review

Here's an entirely plausible scenario: you are a human who enjoys video games, owns a PC and likes Star Wars. You've heard forever that Tie Fighter is something you should play, but a combination of necessary fiddling and the fact you couldn't actually buy it anywhere mean that you've never tried it yourself. » 10/30/14 10:51am Yesterday 10:51am

Read These Comics to Prepare for the Next Five Years of Marvel Movies

Marvel announced a ton of movies yesterday, revealing the characters who'll be joining their silver-screen universe over the next five years. Some of the new heroes, however, aren't as well-known as big-leaguers like Iron Man, Thor and the Hulk. If you don't know who Captain Marvel, Black Panther and the Inhumans are,… » 10/29/14 5:34pm Wednesday 5:34pm

Marvel’s Phase 3 Movies Will Be Its Riskiest, Most Important Ones Yet

It's seemed like there's been a perpetual tsunami of hype ever since the first Iron Man movie hit theaters years ago. But the announcements that Marvel made today about its upcoming slate of superhero movies included the names that some fans have been been waiting a long time to hear: Black Panther and Captain Marvel. » 10/28/14 5:01pm Tuesday 5:01pm

Tips For Playing Sunset Overdrive

Well hello there, fellow denizens of the awesomepocalypse. Looking forward to firing up Sunset Overdrive on your Xbox One in the near future? As I noted in my review: this can be a really great game, but appreciating it requires some extra legwork. Here are some tips to help you get there. » 10/28/14 12:16pm Tuesday 12:16pm

Sunset Overdrive: The Kotaku Review

"I started this game collecting trash," my character quipped late in Sunset Overdrive, "and now I'm collecting trash again." She was defending a makeshift boat that was trying to escape the zombie-infested wasteland of Sunset City. It was a thrilling chase scene. So why were we collecting trash in the middle of it? » 10/27/14 9:52am Monday 9:52am

Fantasy Life Is The Best To-Do List I've Ever Played

Fantasy Life, released today by Nintendo for 3DS, is not so much a video game as it is a to-do list. Playing this game is akin to performing a series of increasingly difficult household chores. Some games ask you to slay demons or explore the frontiers of space; Fantasy Life asks you to go find some vegetables and… » 10/24/14 3:09pm 10/24/14 3:09pm

Dreamfall Chapters: Book One Builds A World and Little Else

I am a huge fan of The Longest Journey franchise, so you can bet the moment the Kickstarter for Dreamfall Chapters went online I threw my money at it. And now that the first chapter is out, let me say that it's not the most exciting opening, but it does do some serious world building. » 10/24/14 9:03am 10/24/14 9:03am

Let's Rank Fatal Frame, Best to Worst

The Fatal Frame series is one of the creepiest survival-horror game series out there and certainly my personal favorite of the genre. But as with all series, some games are better than others. So let's rank them, shall we? » 10/24/14 9:02am 10/24/14 9:02am