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The Empire StateThis Robot Dog's Ugly is Only Skin Deep

It looks more organic than robotic. The four legs march under the barrel chest of the robot, snapping up two at a time in perfect precision. But when Boston Dynamic's creation, BigDog, is pushed, or it walks across ice, it suddenly looks very much alive as it stumbles to correct itself, and... More »


The Empire StateWhat Music Stirs Your Ancient Gaming Memories?

In today's edition of Speak-Up on Kotaku, commenter Arok_Lazarus wonders what music transports us back to the games we used to play. So I've been listening to a lot of Queen lately again. More »


The Empire StateSee The First Spectacular Trailer And Amazing Screens For Spider-Man: Edge Of Time

In order to help the Amazing Spider-Man save the future, Spider-Man 2099 has to save the past. That's the kind of convoluted story you get when you start messing with temporal physics, but who cares when it looks this good? More »


The Empire StateCrysis 2's Manhattan Vs. Real Life Manhattan

When a great-looking video game imitates a real life place, how close do the two get? Compare the downtown Manhattan of Crysis 2 to the real thing and you'll see what happens when just one real intersection, where State St. More »


The Empire StateHow the Playstation Helped Shape the Most Interesting iPad Game of the Year

It all started with a song, an instrumental created with a Playstation by Canadian musician Jim Guthrie, it seems. Speaking to NOW Magazine, Guthrie explains how he went from days creating music for Three Gut Records to working with a team of five on what would become iPad gaming darling... More »


The Empire StateThe Future of Gaming at 35,000 Feet

The future of airborne gaming may include a full-sized monitor, surround sound and plenty of legroom, if you've got the cash to drop on a plush, "Not For Wimps" airline seat. The seat, designed by Contour Aerospace and Factorydesign, is among the future design concepts being shown off at the... More »


I spent the weekend and today sitting in the van with our three dogs and T&T as we made our way from our old home in Colorado to our new one in New York. This afternoon we got the call from our attorney that we officially now own a home in the Empire State. Now to unpack everything and get my game room set up. –Brian Crecente


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