Stay Behind the Stanchion

Seriously. These life sized Halo Reach statues are too realistic to tempt me to climb over the barrier. As snapped by Stephen Totilo at the L.A. Convention Center. » 6/17/10 2:00pm 6/17/10 2:00pm

My Four-Year-Old Son Plays Grand Theft Auto


At the very impressionable age of four, my son loved Grand Theft Auto. This article is reprinted with the permission of Bitmob.com.
» 6/09/10 10:00am 6/09/10 10:00am

Jimmy Fallon Beats Another Professional Athlete

Last year, Jimmy Fallon beat Tiger Woods at his own game — his own Wii game, Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10. Last night, Fallon, continued his winning streak against the fabulously attired Ian Poulter. How does he do it? » 6/08/10 1:40pm 6/08/10 1:40pm

"You Gonna Read This, Fisher?" The Art of Enemy Taunts


I can't think of another game so destroyed by its dialogue as Splinter Cell: Conviction; not by bad lines alone (which are nothing novel in gaming) but by the way Ubisoft's designers and programmers used them. » 6/07/10 12:00pm 6/07/10 12:00pm

The Video Game Guide to Morals and Ethics

Life is full of moral decisions to make, every minute of every day we are faced with choices that can affect the rest of our day or indeed, the rest of our life. » 6/04/10 11:20am 6/04/10 11:20am

Games Convention Online Shuts Its Doors to the Public

You're not welcome at this year's Games Convention Online. No, the former GamesCon, which runs from July 8 to July 10, is open to industry folk only due to a lack of interest from the public. It sounds like GamesCom killed the GamesCon. » 6/03/10 11:44am 6/03/10 11:44am

Why Can't We Make Another Shadow of the Colossus?

I have a couple topics to write about boiling around in my head, but this one seems to be the most timely considering the rumor going around of a Shadow of the Colossus/Ico HD re-release next year. » 6/03/10 11:00am 6/03/10 11:00am

You Say Apocalypse, I Say Retro Chic

Much like telling an erotic story within a Victorian backdrop seems ever so sexy, human depravity juxtaposed against a seemingly golden age of good, moral values is darkly comic and that much more disturbing. » 6/02/10 10:40am 6/02/10 10:40am

Remember, Sonic Games Can't Please Everyone

As told to Kotaku on August 13, 2009. Just something to keep in mind as you check for updates about Sonic Colors. » 5/26/10 7:40pm 5/26/10 7:40pm