Man, I Need To Clean Up -This is not staged. This is what my desk looks like right now: Trash peppered with awesome video games. Delicious!
Whipping rain that dots your screen in a firefight. Fog that hides lingering zombies. Sheets of ice that cause you car to spin out of control. Weather can be an important part of video games. More »
Nuclear apocalypse? Zombie apocalypse? Whichever you think is more likely, the makers of August's PipClock have you covered with a new suite of iPhone tools sure to come in handy when society completely disintegrates, yet again. More »
A line of commuter-transporting, 16-ton tranks took to the streets of London earlier today to carry commuters to work and celebrate the release of Battlefield 3 in the UK.
The "tanksis" didn't charge any fares for navigating the packed streets around Big Ben, Trafalgar Square, Westminster, and... More »
People who are fans of words that mean what they're supposed to mean are probably not fans of the rhetorical loophole exploited by the term "free-to-play". More »
Women in Grand Theft Auto games have had many roles. Mom. Girlfriend. Nightclub manager. Criminal.
Lots of roles. Just never the main one.
On the eve of the release of the first trailer for Grand Theft Auto V, and with no inside knowledge about who will be the star of this new game, I find myself... More »
In CCP's DUST 514 for the PlayStation 3, battles are initiated by corporations in the PC-based space MMO EVE Online. In a post on the PlayStation Blog, CCP server architect Lin Luo talks about how much fun making that work is. More »
With Halloween just around the corner, what better time is there to take a look at some of the best gaming-related pumpkins out there this year?
I'm sure by now most of you have gotten a chance to cut into a defenseless pumpkin, if you're into such things, and so I bring you the cream of the... More »
"It's a Lie!": Republican Presidential Front-Runner Herman Cain denies SimCity Inspired to His Tax Plan
According to the latest polls, businessman Herman Cain's currently the Republican most likely to get the GOP presidential nomination. (And, yes, it's early.) One of the reasons that Cain's appeared attractive to the electorate has been his easy-to-understand 9-9-9 proposal to overhaul taxes. More »
With Skyrim-lust whipping fantasy role-playing game fans into a frothy puddle, perhaps November 1 is the best possible time for Warner Bros. to release The Lord of the Rings: More »
Could Skyward Sword be the best Zelda game of all time? Well, it'd be nice if that was the case, since it's the franchise's anniversary year and all. More »
There's a moment near the start of Cormac McCarthy's gripping post-apocalyptic novel The Road when a father holds up a gun to protect his son. Their lives hang by a thread-their assailant is alone, but his friends are near, and if the man pulls the trigger, he and his son will doubtless be... More »
Got tips for our editors? Want to show the world your latest creation? Ready to anonymously share an unannounced game? Email us at email@example.com. Or leave us an anonymous voicemail at (612) 568-2581.
Click here for the Speak Up or Tips forums. Want a more "blog-like" look? Click the button up top next to "Top Stories."
Want even more Kotaku? Want to know which of your friends read us? "Like" us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.