I spent about three hours out of the house today as the future owners of chateau Crecente had the place inspected. Weird feeling, makes me a little melancholy. But New York should be exciting.

Bug-Free Black Ops, A Grim Joker and How You Are the Future of GamingCall of Duty Creators Say Your Bugs Were "Edge Cases"
I have very publicly championed Call of Duty: Black Ops. I found the single player provoking, the multiplayer addictive. But was picky about which version of the game I like. That's because my choice for Game of the Year seemed packed with bugs when I played it on the computer and Playstation 3.



Bug-Free Black Ops, A Grim Joker and How You Are the Future of Gaming Dreaming Of A Console That Plays Every Game
In today's Speak-Up on Kotaku, commenter EcksJay22 envisions a console that will run any game he purchases, sold by merit of hardware features rather than exclusive game content.

Bug-Free Black Ops, A Grim Joker and How You Are the Future of Gaming Arkham City's Joker Is Happy To See You
His hairline may be receding, but with his best girl at his side Batman's archenemy has never looked happier as he does in this new set of screenshots for Arkham City.

Bug-Free Black Ops, A Grim Joker and How You Are the Future of Gaming Mass Effect, Deadpool, Gears of War And More Comics Than Ever Before
My weekly round-up of comics returns. Today's installment features more comics than ever, including one starring Silver The Hedgehog. Perfect!

Bug-Free Black Ops, A Grim Joker and How You Are the Future of Gaming Sony Lays Down The Law On PlayStation 3 Hacking
With the PlayStation 3 cracked wide open and alleged console hackers being taken to court, Sony Computer Entertainment America issues a statement today warning users that the use of "unauthorized circumvention devices" will be met with swift, meaningless justice.

Bug-Free Black Ops, A Grim Joker and How You Are the Future of Gaming Bejeweled Proposed As A Clinical Treatment For Depression And Anxiety
While more mainstream video games are under fire for causing depression, a new study at East Carolina University finds that playing casual puzzle games is an effective way to combat clinical depression and anxiety. Guess who underwrote the study?

Bug-Free Black Ops, A Grim Joker and How You Are the Future of Gaming The Secret to Making Amazing Franchises? Fans
The future of gaming isn't about a proliferation of platforms, it's about an abundance of stories and making something that transcends those platforms to become a pastime.

Bug-Free Black Ops, A Grim Joker and How You Are the Future of Gaming First Details On Sony's Weird PlayStation Tablet
Sony has another PlayStation-powered product coming in the form of an unusual Android-based tablet device, reportedly dubbed the "S1." Like the recently (and finally) confirmed Xperia Play phone from Sony Ericsson, the rumored gaming tablet will also play PSone games.

Bug-Free Black Ops, A Grim Joker and How You Are the Future of Gaming The Most Heartbreaking Zombie Video Game Trailer You'll Ever See
It's been more than three years since we last heard any news on Techland's zombie survival horror game Dead Island. Now it's back, with a trailer demonstrating that not even children are safe from the undead hordes.

Bug-Free Black Ops, A Grim Joker and How You Are the Future of Gaming The Wonderfully Depressing PixelJunk Video Game Commercial
You might describe the downloadable PlayStation 3 games in the PixelJunk series as "artsy," "old-school" or even "very good." They're like 21st century Atari games. But would you expect a commercial for the next one, PixelJunk Shooter 2, to feature a man drinking his sorrows away? Until they get to the eggplant part, this spot is a marvelous downer.