Notice/Reminder of Nintendo's Latest Contest + Art!

I'm not sure if Kotaku has covered it or if you TAYtertots knew, but Nintendo had announced through Facebook (at least that's where I saw it) that they were holding an art contest of sorts where the prizes being awarded were a New Nintendo 3DS XL and a copy of Majora's Mask!

I went through the fine print for you guys… » 1/24/15 6:35pm Yesterday 6:35pm

Koda's Top 10 Winter Anime Openings

It's a new year which means a new season of anime and that in turn means a new group of anime openings for me to pass personal judgment on. This year I'm going to be doing things just slightly differently. For starters I'm going to be doing my seasonal OP lists in a format similar to how I formatted the list for… » 1/23/15 2:43pm Friday 2:43pm

Why It Took Final Fantasy VI to Show Me Life Was Worth Living

My very favorite games, I like to think, all represent important stages in my life. Ocarina of Time: my childhood and what built the foundation for who I am. Persona 3: my outlook after getting through the struggles that, for better or worse, shaped me. And Final Fantasy VI: how a post-suicidal, pre-anything close to… » 1/23/15 10:25am Friday 10:25am

TAY: Open Forum

Welcome to the Open Forum, hosted by Kotaku's reader-run blog, TAY. Feel free discuss today's topic or talk about anything. When you're done, feel free to peruse the articles on TAY, AniTAY, and TAYClassic or stop by our IRC Chatroom. New to TAY? Check out our TAYtorial or contact an admin or author in the DirecTAYry! » 1/23/15 10:00am Friday 10:00am

A Timeless Chat with the Man Behind A Hat in Time's Amazing Score

Last November while browsing my life away, I decided to check on a game that was released in the late 90s. You see it's a tradition of mine to replay Banjo-Kazooie every couple of years, a game that for most is memorable not only for its unique twist on the platforming genre, but also for its music. Many years have… » 1/23/15 9:00am Friday 9:00am