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Sony Is Selling The PS Vita With A Penis Joke

As part of a PS Vita advertising campaign, Sony has released a new Japanese ad on YouTube that can be described as ballsy. That, or a cheap sight gag.


I Liked The Sound Of Tri-Ace's New Game Until I Learned More

Judas Code is the title of a new action RPG from Star Ocean series developer, tri-Ace. Everything about the game’s description sounded pretty awesome to me, until those dreaded three words appeared.


Here Are The Top Games In Japan For 2014 (So Far)

Now that we’re into July and 2014 is half over, how’s everyone’s year been? Good? Mediocre? Crappy? OK, let’s talk games.


With Some Work, Freedom Wars Could Be The Vita's Next Big Game

In Freedom Wars, you are a prisoner living in a dystopian future where simply existing is a crime worth a million-year sentence. The game is basically another mission-based multiplayer hunting game, a la Monster Hunter, but it’s got enough originality going for it that it still managed to catch my heart despite some issues.


I Would Have Played Bioshock Tactics So Hard

I think it’s fairly clear at this point that Bioshock Vita isn’t happening. Irrational’s gone and it’s been vapourware since the 2011 announcement. That’s not stopped Ken Levine tweeting about what could have been though, teasing a turn based ” Final Fantasy Tactics style” game that would “work well on the Vita”.


The Best Games Of 2014 So Far

So far, 2014 has felt like a year of surprises. Some of them have been good, while others — like the growing crop of games that have been pushed to next year — are bummers. But there have been standouts among the games that have come out. Let’s talk about them, shall we?


The Biggest Obstacle In Hotaru No Nikki Is You

When I first saw the promotional video for Nippon Ichi software’s upcoming game, Hotaru no Nikki, I was instantly captivated by the overall aesthetic. It had the feel of a game like Ico, but with less action. And that’s pretty much what I got.


Don't Starve Coming To PlayStation Vita

Briefly: The punishing fighting-desperately-for-survival simulator Don’t Starve is coming to the PlayStation Vita, Developer Klei entertainment announced today. The Vita version will come with the original game and the Reign of the Giants expansion. Kotaku wishes one of our favourite PS4 games well in its new mobile-friendly home.


Amazon France Is Selling A PS4/Vita Bundle

Why is Amazon France taking pre-orders for a PS4/Vita bundle? Why does that mock-up image look so convincing? Did a retailer just accidentally leak one of Sony’s E3 announcements?


One Year Later, Did Sony Keep Its E3 2013 Promises?

Back in June 2013, it seemed like Sony pretty much stole the show from Microsoft with their E3 briefing. But do their promises still hold up now, almost a year later? Following yesterday’s look at Microsoft’s big press conference from last year, it’s time to examine Sony’s.