‘Trombone Champ’ and 13 More of the Most Absurd, Ridiculous Games Ever Made

Screenshot: Holy Wow Studios I’m a big fan of “elevated” video games designed with serious intent—think Papers, Please or This War of Mine—but sometimes I want the opposite. Sometimes I want to play a game that is as dumb as possible, a game so funny and ridiculous, it becomes literally impossible to think about anything … Read more

Xbox PC Now Says How Long It Takes To Beat Games, Which Is Tricky

Screenshot: Bethesda/Kotaku The ways people judge their video games are many and various, with few agreeing on hard and fast rules for what truly imbues gaming time with value. But surely one of the most controversial is the length of a game. And now, “how long to beat” is a metric Microsoft has just added … Read more