The Graveyard Shift: Those Despicable Patoots!

Hey everyone! Welcome to the Graveyard Shift, the nightly hang-out hosted by Kotaku's reader-run blog, TAY. This is a place to talk about anything - your lives, your gaming habits, or whatever else you desire. Hop on in and join the discussion! When you're done here, you could always go … » 10/21/14 8:30pm Yesterday 8:30pm

Help others decide with your opinion of Shadow of Mordor

Hey everyone. In accordance with Kotaku's new stance on focusing more on games currently playable instead of upcoming games, I'd like to ask you all your opinion on recent games. Too much do we rely on hype, previews, demos, and reviews. Often I'll play a game and have a completely difference experience than most… » 10/21/14 2:22pm Yesterday 2:22pm

Gonna be the Twin-Tail! is My Hype Show

Earlier today mdubs forced my hand by making a hype article, so naturally I have to hype my most anticipated show of the season. If you've ever seen Super Sentai or the American derivative Power Rangers, then this show might be for you. It's a parody show that pulls out all the comedy it can, even the odd stuff. » 10/21/14 1:04pm Yesterday 1:04pm

The Clusterf*** that is Gamergate: An outsiders perspective.

I was trying to find a clever #Gamergate related image to use for this post, but I stumbled upon this one, and I liked the simplicity of it. THIS is what gaming is about. People playing games together! Genders be damned. We all love gaming!

A Lost Cause - Yesterday was the first time I had ever heard the term… » 10/21/14 12:58pm Yesterday 12:58pm

6 Prequels That Surpass There Originals

Most prequels are bad. This is due to many staying to close to the originals that they become pointless as we already know what's going to happen like The Thing prequel. Others are simply bad and result in massive inconsistencies and headaches such as with Star Wars Episodes 1-3. » 10/21/14 11:05am Yesterday 11:05am

Stop Calling Comments Straw Man Agurments

We can all agree it's a tense time in gaming right now. People have extreme feelings about all of the issues of our day but one trend is starting to really bother me. Too often the comments (mostly on main Kotaku) are shutting conversations down rather than encouraging them. My current favorite example of this is… » 10/21/14 10:30am Yesterday 10:30am

TAY: Open Forum

Hello everyone, and welcome to the Open Forum. This is a place to talk about life, video games, or anything else, so feel free to hop in and join in the discussion. When you're done, feel free to peruse the articles on TAY and TAYClassic. Is this your first time on TAY or the Open Forum? Then check out this handy … » 10/21/14 10:00am Yesterday 10:00am