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Are Gaming's Biggest Portables Becoming Its Smallest Niche?

Last week's drastic, surprising price drop for Nintendo's 3DS gaming portable brought turmoil not just to the last major dedicated gaming hardware company in the world, but also the notion of portable gaming.
While fans of Nintendo worry what impact the nearly one-third price drop on such a new... More »


Flick Rocket is a Daydream of Centipede Asteroid Invaders Command

In third grade, I would draw up notebook-paper hybrids of arcade games. Pac-Man would chase barrels with a hammer and Frogger shot at invaders from the highway. More »


EA Enlists Ex-SAS Operator to Pen Battlefield 3: The Russian

In a world flooded with video game novelizations, only one man has the background to develop the back-story of RU Special Forces operator Dima, one of Battlefield 3's playable characters. More »


EA Enlists Ex-SAS Operator to Pen Battlefield 3: The Russian

In a world flooded with video game novelizations, only one man has the background to develop the back-story of RU Special Forces operator Dima, one of Battlefield 3's playable characters. More »


Digging Into Diablo III's Beta and Player-Paid Auction House

Our own Michael McWhertor spent the better part of a day last week meeting with Blizzard and playing through a healthy chunk of Diablo III.
What did he find out? More »


Want to Get into the Kotaku Game Club CivWorld game? Here's How.

Hello Game Clubbers!
I have great news! The good people at 2K have offered to create a CivWorld game especially for our group. However, because they will need to manually add each and every one of us into the game, I will actually need three things from you:
Your first and last name
Your Facebook... More »


Why Debates About Video Games Aren't Really About Video Games

After the Supreme Court announced its decision regarding a California law that would have imposed state limitations on children's access to certain video games, a deluge of reactions flooded the Internet. More »


Drafthouse Films Picks Up The FP, Brings Futuristic DDR Fighting To The Masses

Dance dancing has never been so deadly. The FP is a film about a futuristic, post-apocalyptic world in which gang settle scores through Dance Dance Revolution-like gaming.
For those who missed this gem at South by Southwest, Drafthouse Films has decided to distribute the film after attending a... More »


Valve's Bringing Dota 2 (and a $1 Million Prize) to Gamescom

Valve's Dota 2 will be officially shown to the public for the first time at this month's Gamescom convention in Cologne, Germany—the same location that will host the game maker's first Dota 2 tournament featuring a million dollar prize.
That's right. More »


Capcom Quashes Hopes of Mega Man Legends 3's Return

Despite a push by tens of thousands of fans to revive recently canceled Capcom game Mega Man Legends 3, the Japanese developer tells Kotaku that they have no plans to resume development.
"We are aware of the fan created Facebook page requesting that we resume development of Mega Man Legends 3,"... More »



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