Since this is the first chance I've gotten to do one of the new video day notes, I figured I'd demonstrate why I shouldn't be allowed to do these ever again by showing off baby pictures. Really early baby pictures.
The Marvel Edition Versus Fighting Pad Is Hideously Wonderful Can a specialized fighting game controller make you better at Marvel Vs. Capcom 3? PDP's Marvel Edition Versus Fighting Pad says yes. More »
I Disagree With Will Wright...I respect Will Wright. He is one of the first game developers to really be a "game designer," helping form the foundation of what I do for a living today. The games he contributed to were really formative to me, especially SimCity, which I actually used as a class project in middle school, doing a paper on efficient city planning. I have had the opportunity to meet Will Wright at GDC a few times, even sharing a smoke with him. One cool dude.
However, I find myself having to disagree with him on his recent statements regarding telling story in games.More »
It's a musical edition of the daily Speak-Up on Kotaku today, as commenter Harrier entertains us with more than 25 minutes of Mario piano music, played nonstop and without the aid of sheet music. More »
My weekly comics round-up returns, though the list of promising new releases is short this time. A fitting disappointment, perhaps, in a week marred by the sad news of the sudden passing of superb comics writer Dwayne McDuffie, whose Milestone books were among my favorite comics reads of the 90s. More »
Commenter WittyUserName thought he found a lasting online gaming friend in Battlefield: Bad Company 2, until the griefing started. Read about his gaming relationship gone sour in today's Speak-Up on Kotaku.More »