New pre-rendered Assassin's Creed Unity trailer shows our hero, the assassin Arno, rescuing a woman who seems to be wearing a Templar cross (the same lady we initially thought was an assassin. Whoops!). The game's designers hinted at the end of this making-of video that Unity will address the schism between… » 7/29/14 12:19pm Yesterday 12:19pm

Video Game Lets You Drive From Miami To L.A. In 40 Minutes, Seamlessly

We've seen games that let you run from one end of a huge, real city to another. But Ubisoft's The Crew promises an altogether more impressive spectacle: one smooth drive from Miami Beach to the beaches of Los Angeles. Take a look. » 7/25/14 1:29pm Friday 1:29pm

Stuff from the writers that we'd normally share on Twitter or in our chatroom. Little things that probably aren't worth Kotaku's front page. Maybe occasional geeky arguments we have, but done slightly more publicly. Stuff like that. We're just playing around. » 7/21/14 5:33pm 7/21/14 5:33pm

Yep, Swatting Is Still The Dumbest 'Prank' Around

Jerks continue to waste everyone's time—and risk people's lives—by getting the cops to raid the homes of unsuspecting, innocent gamers. We and other outlets have covered "swatting" incidents. Now Phoenix, Arizona station 12 News is on the case, too. » 7/18/14 12:15pm 7/18/14 12:15pm