Why You Will Never Be Safe from Spoilers on the Internet

A couple years ago, I wanted to find out the name of the actor who played my favorite character on House of Cards, so I googled the character. Big mistake. The very first Google search result was the character’s House of Cards Wikia page—including date of death. I didn’t even have to click on the link. Spoiled. »11/12/15 3:00pm11/12/15 3:00pm

Biking through this moving fun house looks like a trippy video game in real life

What a complete and total mind spin. Kriss Kyle and Red Bull teamed up for this totally trippy BMX video called Kaleidoscope that employs what is essentially a fun house filled with ramps that are moving around and fun little holes to spin in until you disappear and so much more cool stuff. It’s like a bizarre level… »11/11/15 4:00pm11/11/15 4:00pm

Konami Developing a Metal Gear Solid-Inspired Prosthetic Arm for an Amputee Gamer

Twenty-five-year-old James Young, a passionate gamer, tragically lost his arm in an accident. Now one of the biggest video game companies around is working with roboticists and engineers to make James an amazing new limb inspired by one of his favorite series, and one of the greatest game franchises of all time. »11/11/15 12:30pm11/11/15 12:30pm

This Motorized Halo Needler Replica Is Only Dangerous For Your Wallet

Fourteen years after first appearing in Halo: Combat Evolved on the original Xbox, the Needler still remains a popular choice of weaponry among the game’s fans. And as dangerous as it is to Master Chiefs and Covenant forces, NECA Toy’s new animated Needler replica is an even greater threat to your budget. »11/04/15 10:00am11/04/15 10:00am

All I Need Is This Android Wear N64 Emulator and Ocarina of Time On My Wrist

The Nintendo 64 might not have had the massive library of games like the PlayStation did, but it made up for it with quality over quantity. Do you ever really need anything more than GoldenEye and Ocarina of Time? No. And with this N64 emulator on your smartwatch, those games will always be in easy reach. »10/30/15 10:02am10/30/15 10:02am

Twitch Is Streaming Every Single Episode of Bob Ross' Hypnotic Painting Show

As a kid, Bob Ross and The Joy of Painting on PBS was my kryptonite. My parents knew that if they wanted thirty minutes of child-free silence, they’d switch on that quiet guy with the afro and I’d be freaking spellbound, up until every last titanium white cloud. Well today, Twitch announced it’s channeling that same… »10/29/15 10:32am10/29/15 10:32am

8-bit video game version of Mad Max: Fury Road is just as unbelievably fun

Oh my god. Since Mad Max: Fury Road was essentially just a linear car chase scene that went in one direction and then turned around and went back in the other direction, can you imagine how perfect a side scrolling video game it would make? Add all the crazy vehicles and the weapons and Furiosa and it would be the… »10/15/15 12:42am10/15/15 12:42am

Forget Rings, These Life Meter Pins Glow Full When You're Near Your Loved One

If you and your partner prefer playing video games to long walks on the beach, this set of life meter pins is a far more appropriate way to show how much you care about each other. Because the closer you and the pins get, the more of the life-giving health hearts light up. »10/08/15 4:00pm10/08/15 4:00pm

How can these people finish a video game in minutes while it takes you hours?

Speedrunners play video games as a race against time. It’s not about getting the highest score or beating another person in the game but rather it’s about beating everyone by getting the fastest time. Kotaku talked to some gamers who seem to see things quicker and faster (or is it slower?) than the rest of us normal… »9/27/15 3:00pm9/27/15 3:00pm

What Does Virtual Reality Feel Like? This Muscle-Stimulating Arm Band Will Show You

VR technology has made huge leaps over the past few years, but one thing that’s sorely lacking is an interface that lets you feel in the virtual world. Now, a startup from the University of Tokyo says it has come up with one of the world’s first video game controller that let you touch in VR. »9/23/15 9:23am9/23/15 9:23am