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"Why Am I Missing An Arm?" Is An Important Question To Answer

It’s even worse when you’re missing an arm, your family’s been slaughtered and your home torn apart. Find out what happens next in our live demo of Drinkbox Studios’ Severed.


The First Five Minutes Of Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters

What can the first five minutes of a video game tell you? We’re about to find out with Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters, a new visual novel adventure available today for the PlayStation 3 and Vita. Here goes 300 seconds of something.


Helldivers Bug Erases Progress If Your PS4 Controller Dies. Seriously.

Here’s a shitty bug for ya: A fair number of players are reporting that they have lost all their progress in the new PlayStation game Helldivers after their controller died while they were playing.


OlliOlli2 Is A Great Example Of How To Do A Sequel Right

OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood will drive perfectionists crazy, because they will want to master everything about the each of the game’s intricately tricky levels before moving on to the next one. That way lies madness. And ridiculous amounts of fun.


Helldivers Is Like A Video Game Version Of Starship Troopers

Until last weekend, Helldivers was totally off my radar. Then my boss Stephen texted me on Sunday saying we should team up and play it. It was good, he said. It was like a tactical, sci-fi Diablo, he said. My interest was piqued.


Why I Love Playing Games On Handhelds

Look at your television. Look at where it’s positioned in your house/apartment. Look at what’s surrounding it: furniture: sofas, chairs. Silently pointing in its direction. This is the modern living space: all things gaze upon the television. It is the centre of your living space. Immovable. It’s heavy. It’s a burden. It’s an argument waiting to happen. You wouldn’t risk moving it by yourself. You’d ask for help. Your television might even be mounted; physically, irrevocably bolted onto the walls of the house you living in.


Should Sony Make Another Handheld?

This weekend, the PS Vita will officially turn three. Although the system has become a must-have for anyone who’s into indies and niche Japanese games, it just hasn’t been able to make a splash in a market dominated by iPads and iPhones.


Rad Skateboarding Game, Rad Trailer

Video: OlliOlli, a 2D skateboarding game with a killer soundtrack, was one of 2014’s nicer little surprises. As is this trailer for its sequel. It’s coming later this year to PS4 and Vita.


In Japan, The Vita Has More Upcoming Games Than Any Other Console

Overseas, the PS Vita continues to struggle, but in Japan, things are looking better for Sony’s handheld.


Kirk Helps Stephen Figure Out What's Good About Danganronpa

A couple of Kotaku staffers love Danganronpa, the weirdly named Japanese visual novels/murder mysteries released on the Vita in the U.S. this year. I figured I should try one by year’s end. I knew going in that I was in for a rough time.