LOS ANGELES, CA | A gamer plays a war game on the jDome during the Electronic Entertainment Expo on June 7, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. More than 45,000 people are expected to attend the annual three-day convention to see the latest games and announcements from the gaming industry. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
The most interesting thing about Hitman Absolution isn't its new disguises or ways of killing people with a bit of cord. It's not the decision to open the historically stealthy game up to a bit of action gameplay. It's the insight the game's mechanics are meant to give us into a character we've long controlled but known little about.
While previous games have given us information about his creation, his upbringing, his attempts at leaving his life as an assassin, no game has really delved into Agent 47's psyche, until now.More »
We've been playing the same old Wii since 2006, which makes the calls for Nintendo to create a new Wii—Wii HD! Wii 2? Wii-As-Powerful-As-The-Xbox-360!?!—about... four years old. As recently as last November, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime was telling Kotaku that it wasn't time to talk about a new Wii yet.
Now, it is time to talk about a new Wii.More »
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