Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Point/Counterpoint: Movies Are Not Video Games, So Stop Equating Them • Elihu’s Four in February: I Sass in Creed’s Concerts & Untie • Amiibo Hotel: A DIY Storage Solution • Summer Ends, Taking Gravity Falls and its Mysteries with It
"Deadpool" easily won the battle for heaven and earth at the North American box office in its second outing, earning a sizeable $55 million from 3,277 theaters to trounce Biblical resurrection tale "Risen" and the demonic-laced "The Witch."
Today marks the 15th anniversary of the release of Clive Barker’s Undying. Let’s celebrate by sharing our favorite Undying stories or looking up the game on Wikipedia to remember which one it is. It was great, if I recall correctly.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed a bill Sunday prohibiting the state from contracting for health services with any organization that performs or promotes abortions, blocking government funds to Planned Parenthood.
We’ve already posted a few highlights from Katsucon 2016, but photographers Jason Laboy, Mineralblu and Beat Down Boogie were there the whole time. So here’s a real good look at some of the best cosplayers in attendance at one of America’s biggest cosplay cons.
Reader Tony has a young daughter who, fingers crossed, will soon grow up to play the classics. And when she moves onto The Legend of Zelda: A Link To The Past, he’s got a little surprise waiting for her.
An Egyptian author has been sentenced to two years in prison for writing "sexually explicit" scenes that were published in a magazine. Novelist Ahmed Naji was found guilty Saturday of violating public modesty for the writings from his novel "Using Life."
Brad Shortt is a Senior Character Artist at 343 Industries, the (current) developers of the Halo series. For Halo 5, Brad got to play around with Nathan Fillion’s (slightly improved ) video game face. A lot.
With Cloud9 and Counter Logic Gaming tied and Team SoloMid just one game behind them, this would be a dream season of League of Legends, if only it were still 2014. In 2016, it’s still pretty great, but it’s also bittersweet watching the big three of NA LCS playing their guts out for a (very) distant second-place behind a 12-0 Immortals team whose only real enemy is ennui.
Workers scrambled to reach hard-hit outer islands in Fiji on Monday to fully assess the scope of the devastating cyclone that struck the Pacific Island nation over the weekend, killing at least 20 people.
The wife of Sinaloa cartel boss Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman says she fears for her husband's life and that the Mexican government is using harsh conditions to "get even" with the drug lord because his escapes made them look bad.
Most characters in video games from the 8/16 bit era have one or two defining features to their design to make them stand out, to define them. Something that makes you think of that character every time you see it. Mario has his signature hat, Link has his green tunic, and Samus has her Varia suit. For Sonic the Hedgehog, aside for being blue, it’s his shoes.
Silicon Studio, the folks behind Bravely Default and Bravely Second, are teaming up with Mistwalker to co-develop a new title. Details about the game, the title, and the release will be announced at a later date.