Will the Seventh One Make You Cry?

AERIS GETS HIT WITH A GREEN SHELL - A fake logo for a late 2011 3DS game. (Hand-crafted by Kotaku reader NoGood56er)

Will the Seventh One Make You Cry?

3DS In Crisis, Nintendo Must Execute a Drastic Plan B

The historic price drop of the 3DS announced overnight by Nintendo is a transparent acknowledgement by the most successful company to ever make video games that it is struggling.
Nintendo cut the price of its flagship gaming handheld by an extraordinary 32%, while making some dramatic turns. More »


Will the Seventh One Make You Cry?

How Unusual Was The 3DS Price Cut?

Many people in the gaming community were taken aback by Nintendo's announcement last night that the 3DS would be dropping price from $250 to $170 only five months after its initial launch in America and after fewer than 900,000 units have sold in the U.S. More »


Will the Seventh One Make You Cry?

Mario Kart 7 is the Ninth Mario Kart

We learned the name of the new Mario Kart today. And it's...(pause for effect)...Mario Kart 7.
But there have been, in fact, nine Mario Kart games- come along, count with us— More »


Will the Seventh One Make You Cry?

Battlefield 3 Isn't Competing With Modern Warfare 3, But it Still Wants to Win

The way I see it, Battlefield 3 and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 aren't really competitors. They're just two modern shooters that happen to be coming out two weeks apart from each other.
When I suggest this to Kevin O'Leary, brand manager for Battlefield 3, he's quick to agree. More »


Will the Seventh One Make You Cry?

The New York Yankees of First-Person Shooters Welcomes the Negative Feedback

I couldn't get Robert Bowling to use the words Battlefield 3 in a sentence.
He's an Infinity Ward guy, which means he's a Call of Duty and Modern Warfare guy. More »


Will the Seventh One Make You Cry?

Why I'm No Fan of Stripgamer

The Date-a-Gamer website GameCrush is supposed to be about friendly gaming with sexy singles. However, it's new companion site Stripgamer doesn't bother even trying for innocence.
Stripgamer is a new service created by Whamspot, the same people who created and own the GameCrush site. More »


Will the Seventh One Make You Cry?

Magic: The Gathering Creator's New Kard Combat Won't Kill Your Wallet

As the father of Magic: The Gathering, Richard Garfield is the man responsible for countless crazed gamers spending their savings on tiny bits of colorful card stock. More »


Will the Seventh One Make You Cry?

What is Japan's Fetish This Week? S&M

Games of leather and rubber. Not video games, but real games with impossible heels and spankings. Those might be the trappings of S&M, but in Japan, S&M isn't only about trappings or artifice. More »


Will the Seventh One Make You Cry?

How to Join Kotaku's Next, Civilized Game Club

Welcome everyone to the next edition of the Kotaku Game Club. We're going to do a little experiment this month, playing CivWorld, the sophisticated social version of Sid Meier's Civilization. In case you're new to the group, our mission is to play video games together as a group, discussing the... More »



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