Video Games: The Book

Light Reading - This week, two video game books arrived at Kotaku Towers West, the massive Dark Souls strategy guide and the SUPER iam8bit art book. Both are great.

Video Games: The Book

My Goodness, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Deserves to be Called an RPG

November's The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword looks almost nothing like the old Nintendo Entertainment System Zelda II, but now that I've finished the new Wii game's first dungeon, I can say that, folks, after more than 20 years, the wait is over. More »


Video Games: The Book

Why Was The PC Launch of Rage Such A "Cluster!@#$"?

The idea from the start was a game that blurred the lines between how games looked on console and PC. id Software's most famous games, actually all of its major games, were titles built on the computer first, then brought to consoles later. 
But not with Rage. More »


Video Games: The Book

Battlefield 3's PC Multiplayer Is Fun—When It Works

I'm rolling in the back of an armored jeep, manning the .50 cal doing 40 MPH over a wide swath of grassland, heading straight for a contested jumble of buildings in the middle of a huge map. More »


Video Games: The Book

Military Game Developer Disputes Green Beret Accusations

Pipeworks Studio head Robert Daly tells Kotaku that accusations by a group of former Green Berets that he never served in the Special Forces isn't true. More »


Video Games: The Book

Modern Warfare 3's Single-Player Redemption

Seen here is a new single-player trailer for upcoming shooter Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. It's called Redemption. More »


Video Games: The Book

Apple + Aperture Science = GLaDOSiri, a Mash-Up Triumph

Once Apple introduced the Siri AI personal assistant, it was only a matter of time until someone mashed up the introductory video so that it was GLaDOS living inside of Cupertino's new smartphone. More »


Video Games: The Book

id Explains How to Tweak the Most Out of PC Rage, More Official Settings Coming Soon

The PC version of Rage will soon have a bevy of new ways for gamers to tweak the way the game behaves and looks on their system, id Software tells Kotaku. More »


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