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With the exception, maybe, of VATS calling out your headshots, our modern mobile devices are shades more useful than the Pip Boy. Nonetheless, the Fallout universe's wrist-borne computer seems so much more essential and dramatic, probably because its analog hum, scanlines and fluttering screen make... More »
There's something seemingly scandalous, irreverent about Simon Meek's notion of "playing through" novels like Crime and Punishment or Wuthering Heights.
But in practice, Meek's work transforming the world's great literature into something experienced on a gaming console is more akin to performance... More »
In this Monday morning episode of Speak Up on Kotaku, commenter Cobaltios tells the story of how he drifted away from PC gaming, only to have Valve's downloadable PC game service drag him right back in. More »
To become a member of DC Comic's Green Lantern Corps, a being must be willful beyond imagining and fearless to a fault. Should they meet that criteria and the time be right, one of the fabled power rings may just find its way to them. More »
This is like no Resident Evil game you've ever played: You run, you gun, you eat through boxes of ammo.
In Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City the creep dead are less an inevitable death and more a tactical weapon that can turn on you. More »
One month ago, in the Nintendo booth at E3, I asked Nintendo people to tell me which Nintendo game I shouldn't overlook. Kirby Wii, they told me. But I was never a Kirby fan. More »
While playing Tiny Tower, do you worry about your Bitizens' happiness, or ignore them in favor of staffing your shops? Blogger Jorge Albor at popmatters.com examines the Marxist implications of doing well in Tiny Towers.
As Albor explains, playing Tiny Tower works, is not difficult, all it takes is... More »
We checked out the upcoming Wii version of music-infused Rhythm Heaven at E3, but we weren't able to let you listen to it because it's was so loud.
This time around we're in the relative quiet of Nintendo's New York offices, where Stephen Totilo tried his hand at stabbing peas with a fork and... More »
In the first mission of the upcoming computer game that Chris Hazard, PhD, has been trying to make since 1999, our hero, a man named Holloway meets himself. More »
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