The Top 5 Worst Puzzles in Broken Age

Broken Age is a pretty darn good game. I’ve been a fan of the “LucasArts style” adventure game since the first ones came out decades ago. I eagerly backed Double Fine’s Kickstarter, although their handling of the issues surrounding it soured me on the concept of overfunded Kickstarters altogether. All those (mostly)… » 5/22/15 10:07pm 36 minutes ago

What's the point of "current-gen" anyway?

I've been playing through Mass Effect 2 again for the better part of a month now, and I've been thoroughly enjoying my time visiting this world once more. So much so that I'm starting to prepare myself to play through Mass Effect 3 once more (because I haven't seen the "new" ending). I've been scrolling through PSN,… » 5/22/15 6:34pm Today 6:34pm

Should I play Witcher for now without Gwent?

So I picked up Witcher 3 on Tuesday for PS4 and have only played for about 30 minutes. I’ve had plenty of times to play over the last few days but have come across one of the common bugs for Witcher 3 on PS4 involving Gwent. The bug basically keeps me from playing the card game as every time I end my turn the game… » 5/22/15 5:57pm Today 5:57pm

Otome Novice - Part 4: Say it Ain't Souji

Last time on My 2D Demon Boyfriend Can’t be This Cute, I did a two-parter to cover the most straightforward, feel good routes of Hakuoki: Memories of the Shinsengumi. Well not so today, because I’m going to write about a more interesting 2D boyfriend: resident asshole Okita Souji. Okita’s route was a trip; a trip full… » 5/22/15 11:52am Today 11:52am

I Want to Kick You in the Back - A Review

Explorations of the teenage mind are not in short supply these days but as a winner of Japan’s prestigious Akutagawa Prize for rising literary talent, Risa Wataya’s I Want to Kick You in the Back is an uncommonly sublime and textured look at the unclear feelings of a lonely teenager. » 5/22/15 10:34am Today 10:34am

TAY: Open Forum - I Forgot!

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! » 5/22/15 10:00am Today 10:00am

"Find me" Second Round - Who wants to play? The Game Is ON!

Hello fellow TAYers, it’s Friday, and Friday calls for shenanigans. Last week I proposed the “Find me” game which was interesting and fun, we had some really cheesy videos there. Zarnyx won and will call for the topic of this week’s game. The rules are below, I changed them a bit increasing the submission of entries… » 5/22/15 6:13am Today 6:13am