2013

More 2014 Resolutions From Japanese Game Developers

2013 was a great year for gaming. After what was accomplished this year, let’s see what Japanese game developers hope to do in 2014.


A Moment Of Silence For The MMOs That Died In 2013

With their reliance on a large, stable online player base to survive, every massively multiplayer online game is destined to die — the only question is when. Will they last 10 years, like Disney’s Toontown Online, or die in beta like The Mummy Online? Here’s to the MMOs that didn’t make it past 2013.


See What These Japanese Game Developers Resolve For 2014

As 2013 draws to an end, we look forward to 2014. And with a new year, comes new resolutions — even for game developers.


258 Of The Year's Best/Worst Movies, All In The One Trailer

It’s been a great/good/terrible year for movies, depending on what you actually saw and how picky you are. So let’s relive the whole shebang with this clip, which combines footage from 258 movies and turns them into one very long trailer.


The Most Popular Video Game On Tumblr Award Goes To... Pokémon

Are you surprised? I’m not surprised. I don’t think anyone is surprised. Pokémon is one of the more popular franchises on Kotaku, too, especially in recent days since the release of X and Y.


The Top 30 Games Japan Is Looking Forward To In 2013

2013 is only 1/12th over. With 11 months left and new console news on the horizon, Weekly Famitsu asked its readers what games they were looking forward to for this year. Here are the top 30 anticipated upcoming games for 2013.


What Some Japanese Developers Are Looking Forward To In 2013

And so this is 2013, and what have we done? Another year over, and a new one’s just begun… Holiday songs aside, 2013 is upon us, and that means reflecting on the past year and looking forward to things to come. This week, Weekly Famitsu asked several Japanese game developers about their plans for 2013.


Sony Lists Next God Of War For 2013 Release

The official God of War: Ascension listing has the upcoming action-adventure game slated for a (northern) spring 2013 release. One player only! [Sony via @JimReilly]