Kotaku's 2014 Gift Guide To Awesomely Bad Games

Not everyone deserves that high-end graphics card you saved up for a special holiday gift. Some people get coal for Christmas—or, if you're an adult, an excellent prank gift—and there are certainly video game equivalents to choose from. » 12/17/14 12:02pm Yesterday 12:02pm

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Shadow Of Mordor's New Expansion Is A Huge Letdown

Shadow of Mordor is one of the best games I played this year. I had high hopes for Lord of the Hunt, its first major expansion, as a result. "New monsters!" I thought. "More nemesis orcs to fight, some of whom ride on top of the new monsters! What could possibly go wrong?" So many things, apparently. » 12/17/14 11:26am Yesterday 11:26am

The Gross New Monsters In Shadow Of Mordor's DLC

Shadow of Mordor got its first major DLC installment today, Lord of the Hunt. As the name suggests, the expansion is all about monsters—ones you can kill or bend to your will in various ways. Let's take a closer look at some of these gnarly new beasts. » 12/17/14 9:35am Yesterday 9:35am

What Was So Special About Mirror's Edge (And So Wrong With Its Guns)

It's no wonder that audiences have been clamoring for a Mirror's Edge sequel since its release in 2008. DICE's brief detour from their best-selling Battlefield series was a slick, inventive, and gorgeous video game. » 12/16/14 1:35pm Tuesday 1:35pm

The Best Video Game Concept Art Of 2014*

Almost every evening here on Kotaku, I run a feature called "Fine Art". It is, as the tagline says, "a celebration of the work of video game artists, showcasing the best of both their professional and personal portfolios." This post in particular, though, is going to attempt the impossible, and try and pick out a few… » 12/16/14 8:53am Tuesday 8:53am

​The Ten Commandments Of PC Gaming

PC gaming is pretty much the best. You get the prettiest, cheapest, most flexible versions of almost every game, along with hundreds of games that aren't available anywhere else. But despite all that, some of the people who make video games don't treat PC gamers all that well. » 12/12/14 2:35pm Friday 2:35pm