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The Xbox One Is Now Cheaper In China

Microsoft’s Xbox One has had a pretty rough time in China. Despite good early sales, the system is having problems, and now with the looming PlayStation 4, Microsoft and its retail vendors have resorted to dropping the price of the console.


The Crazy Journey To Save Grim Fandango

Snazzy, beloved noir adventure game Grim Fandango is getting resurrected: better graphics, new controls, new music — the works. Not so long ago, however, the game was seemingly lost to time, and Double Fine had to go on a journey involving chains of people, stolen hard drives, and lost code to save it.


Tim Schafer Dreams Of An Open-World Grim Fandango Sequel

A sequel to Tim Schafer and co’s classic skeleton noir LucasArts adventure, Grim Fandango? Be still, my non-beating heart. This is only an idea that’s been kicking around in Schafer’s skull for a while, but it’s an exciting one nonetheless. And it’s inspired by Grand Theft Auto, of all things.


PlayStation TV: The Kotaku Review

“What do you want the PlayStation TV to do for you?” That’s an important question when considering purchasing Sony’s new microconsole. A more important question might be “Do you know what the PlayStation TV is?”


Sony Publishes PS4 2.0 System Update Additions

Briefly: Sony has published a list of additions it’s bringing to the PS4 with the upcoming 2.0 system update. A few neat things stand out, such as the ability to add a PS Plus game “to a PS4 owner’s library without downloading it”. Or shout “Find face!” at your console and have it respond. Read the full thing here.


One Small Tweak Makes Vita Remote Play So Much Better

I haven’t been the biggest fan of the PlayStation Vita’s remote play function. It sounds great in theory — use your Vita to stream games from your PS4, play games in bed or on the go! But it never works quite like I want it to.


Behind The Scenes Of Some Of The Year's Most Interesting Games

Indie game festival Fantastic Arcade is in full swing in Austin, Texas, and I’m there! You can be too, sorta. There’s a live stream of every panel and presentation running all weekend, including one about soon-to-be-re-released classic Grim Fandango. Watch now.


Murasaki Baby: The Kotaku Review

I have a three-year-old daughter. I probably shouldn’t be playing Murasaki Baby, a game which is, in essence, about leading a toddler girl into and out of danger.


Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair: The Kotaku Review

Good morning, everyone! Welcome to Kotaku‘s review of Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair. Since the two of us — Jason and Kirk — have already spent a ton of time this year talking about Danganronpa, we figured we’d team up to review the sequel together.


New Information On PlayStation Now Comes To Light...

PlayStation Now, Sony’s streaming/renting service for games (well, some games), is moving into open beta. A word on prices: they’re kinda ridiculous, though Sony says ” you will start seeing reduced pricing on some 4-hour rentals” in “a few weeks”.