​The Graveyard Shift - Learn to Accessorize

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 check out the articles over at » 12/18/14 9:12pm Yesterday 9:12pm

Return to (Castle) Wolfenstein: The New Order

General Wilhelm "Deathshead" Strasse is a gnarly looking old man, with the kind of exaggeratedly evil voice, mannerisms and disfigured face one tends to associate with modern depictions of Nazis. He's crouched down staring at me through the screen, flanked by two giant Über-Soldaten, each with one of my comrades,… » 12/18/14 12:03pm Yesterday 12:03pm

TAY: Open Forum - The "Ghost of Christmas Past" Edition

Welcome to the Open Forum, hosted by Kotaku's reader-run blog, TAY. This is a place to talk about life, video games, or anything else, so feel free to join in the topic discussion, or comment about anything. Then, when you're done, feel free to peruse the articles on TAY, AniTAY and TAYClassic. Is this is your first… » 12/18/14 10:00am Yesterday 10:00am

The Best Part in Space Age

Space Age is a top-down, 16-bit adventure game on iOS. Slide over the screen to explore the alien planet Kepler-16; it is colored with earthy pastels—purples, grays, and browns. Tap the little astronaut in the green space suit to gain control, and then tap anywhere in the world and watch him walk to that point. The… » 12/17/14 11:34pm Wednesday 11:34pm

The Graveyard Shift: Winter Break Edition

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 check out the articles over at » 12/17/14 8:32pm Wednesday 8:32pm

Tabletop Stories: Apes Gone Wild! 

The Party: Mar, an idiotic human barbarian, and son of the chieftain of a nomadic barbarian tribe. Xan, a grumpy drow elf wizard, apprentice to the royal wizard of his kingdom. And Fivel, lazy Woem ( a homebrewed race of 2ft tall cat people. Think Puss-In-Boots, but with less Banderas), heir to his father's kingdom.… » 12/17/14 4:23pm Wednesday 4:23pm

The Graveyard Shift: Emergency Edition

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 check out the articles over at » 12/16/14 9:00pm Tuesday 9:00pm

A Sad Tale of the Videogame Industry

The evil forces of marketing have invaded a kingdom near and dear to my heart. After hunting down children and corrupting their minds with television commercials, roadside billboards, school stores, and breakfast cereal boxes, they've finally decided on their next approach. Pay head, as nothing is sacred when it comes… » 12/16/14 7:38pm Tuesday 7:38pm

Guys... I Don't Know How to Feel About This:

I was recently at Bed, Bath, and Beyond with family (Also went to Best Buy where they wouldn't sell me a Diddy Kong Amiibo despite them being on the sales floor), and I found this... gem? ...blessing? ...reminder? How am I supposed to feel when childhood memories is being sold en-masse next to zebra-print throws and… » 12/16/14 5:29pm Tuesday 5:29pm