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Joe Danger Coming To PS Vita

Briefly: The whacky indie side-scroller Joe Danger is coming to the PS Vita on September 2, Sony just announced. Anyone who owns the console and loves games about daredevils and/or Sonic the Hedgehog should definitely check it out.


A Cat That Will Live Forever Inside A Video Game

Binding of Isaac creator Edmund McMillen’s cat Guppy recently passed away. He’s understandably heartbroken. An item in Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, however, will ensure that Guppy’s small furry legacy lives on.


Some PS4 Owners Can't Play This Week's Great New Indie Game

Hohokum came out for the various PlayStation platforms yesterday. The beautiful, weird exploration game isn’t quite like anything else on the video game landscape lately. So it’s really messed up that some folks who bought the game for the PS4 are saying that they can’t play it.


Road Not Taken: The Kotaku Review

Yes, it’s named after the Robert Frost poem. No, it’s not clear why. The lovely new game from development studio Spry Fox is full of mysteries, most of them with gameplay consequences.


Why Vita Fans Are Confused And Angry Over This Game

Online multiplayer for Freedom Wars, the PS Vita multiplayer action game, is still as of yet unavailable, but vague wording in the promotional material is getting some Japanese gamers angry before it’s even out.


The Surprising Messages In A 'Sexist' Game

When Hyperdimension Neptunia first made its way West from Japan in 2011, folks weren’t too happy with it. “Worthless” and “sexist” and “stereotypical” were the sentiments thrown around, because we were seeing cute anime girls being silly and wearing short skirts. But the stated purpose of the series is to make fun of the games industry, and when I look deeper it seems evident that Neptunia is also lampooning the very pervasive sexist culture and tropes it’s been accused of perpetuating. This so-called “sexist” franchise is actually, ahem, anti-sexist.


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.