The Best of Kotaku, This Week

With Tina and crew at PAX East all weekend long, it's my responsibility to gather together the best of everything Kotaku had to offer this week. That should explain why it's a day late.

It might also explain the rabbit picture atop this post. Before you all shout "furry!" and run for the hills, know that I got up at 5AM this morning, logged into Second Life, and purchased Linden dollars with real money just to bring you this special holiday message. That basket cost me three dollars!

I already had the rabbit thing.

Behold, our Best Of content this week, beginning with a little something we like to call The Greatest Comment Ever Posted (of the week). Okay, we don't like to call it that. I've changed my mind.

If you want to see the list of nominations (and other random conversations) you can head to Tina's recent nomination post that goes up every Friday here. Aren't you glad I remembered to change her name in this cut-and-paste paragraph? I am.

Want to suggest an article, comment, tweet, or any other content on Kotaku to be featured for a weekly Best Of nomination? Drop me a line at tina@kotaku.com with the subject line of "Best Of Nomination." Or any other subject line that will help me sort through and search for them. I'm not too picky.


The Best Comment From The Community

The Best of Kotaku, This Week

Kotakureader EcceHobo wins Comment of the Week for nailing down the root cause of every internet argument ever.

You are you. That's why the things you say seem important to you. It's why you assume you know what's what and why, but the solipsism and objectivity which flow naturally out of the experience of you being you are actually, it turns out, pretty fucking unfortunate now that there are 7 billion other people with whom you have to get along. Until you can learn to overcome your own mistaken faith in the truth of your opinions, you are basically an animal in front of a keyboard, making the digital equivalent of grunts and snorts, which happen to take the form of words like "man up" and "who cares" because you know some words and animals don't. I'm serious about that.

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The Best April Fools Pranks

The Best of Kotaku, This Week

This year's best April Fools pranks as rounded up by Owen Good. More »


The Best (Worst) Internet Hate

The Best of Kotaku, This Week

Tim Rogers tells us about a lot of Internet hate he's received, and why he hates it so much. More »


The Best Peter Molydeux Games

The Best of Kotaku, This Week

Kirk Hamilton shares some of his favorite games he saw at Peter Molydeux's GameJam. More »


The Best (Most Delicious, But Also Useless) Fruit Snack

The Best of Kotaku, This Week

Mike Fahey reviews the new Angry Birds Space fruit snacks. More »


The Best (Worst) Star Wars: Kinect Review

The Best of Kotaku, This Week

Stephen Totilo reviews Kinect: Star Wars, but doesn't really like it. More »


The Best Instructions On How To Make Your Kickstarter Not Suck

The Best of Kotaku, This Week

Luke Plunkett gives some helpful tips on how to make your Kickstarter not totally suck. More »


The Best Mass Effect

The Best of Kotaku, This Week

Kirk Hamilton explains why the second Mass Effect title was his favorite. More »


The Best (Cutest) Daughter's Future Gaming Lifestyle

The Best of Kotaku, This Week

Evan Narcisse wonders what the future of gaming will be like for his impossibly adorable daughter, codenamed Cheeks. More »


The Best New Siren Class

The Best of Kotaku, This Week

Tina Amini gets her hands on Borderlands 2 to have fun with the revamped Siren class. More »


The Best Recognition of iPad Gaming

The Best of Kotaku, This Week

Jason Schreier wants us to recognize that iPad Gaming is not as useless as the dissenters would have us believe. More »


The Best Potential Eventual Resurrection of Shadowrun

The Best of Kotaku, This Week

Mike Fahey reveals the latest exciting Kickstarter project, in which Shadowrun is up for a resurrection. More »


The Best Review of a Golf Game

The Best of Kotaku, This Week

Owen Good reviews Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13. More »


The Best Review of an RPG Game

The Best of Kotaku, This Week

Jason Schreier has many gripes about Xenoblade Chronicles, but he still ultimately enjoyed it. More »


The Best Video of Kotaku Editor-in-Chief Dancing

The Best of Kotaku, This Week

Stephen Totilo dances on camera to show you more of Kinect: Star Wars. More »


The Best Reason To Not Be A Star Wars Grump

The Best of Kotaku, This Week

Stephen Totilo wants people to realize that Star Wars franchise betrayals don't actually ruin your childhood. More »


The Best Dancing GIFs

The Best of Kotaku, This Week

Here's a bunch of Kinect: Star Wars GIFs that you will never be able to unsee. More »


The Best Banning of Online Gamers

The Best of Kotaku, This Week

Evan Narcisse tells us about the 3,580 people who got banned from online gaming for being sex offenders. More »


The Best Damn Samara at PAX East

The Best of Kotaku, This Week

I guess this makes her a good Samara-tan? More »


The Best Agonizing Sports Defeat

The Best of Kotaku, This Week

I feel this man's pain. More »