Welcome to the Best of
Kotaku, where I round up all of this week's best content.
First up is the image above, a mesh of
Portal's Chell and Norman Rockwell's depiction of Rosie the Riveter, an icon of the female factory workers that rose from the absence of their husbands in World War II. An interesting perspective, brought to you by Jesse Rubenfeld.
Unfortunately the print is no longer available on the
Etsy store where it was being sold. Thanks to Sucker Punch for the find. Be sure to click here to get the full effect.
Moving on to our Best Of content this week, we kick things off as usual with a comment from the community.
If you want to see the list of nominations (and other random conversations) you can head to my most recent nomination post that goes up every Friday here.
This week's best comment comes to you from
our very own Paradox me for a funny prediction for the future:
*10 years later*
- Real fans only want a Party Wave VII remake. If Mistwalker isn't gonna do that they might as well not even exist!
-Party Wave XIII killed the series!
-No, Party Wave died when they made it into some crap MMO.
-Party Wave hasn't been good since VI. You kiddies today just don't understand.
Jason Schreier finds out what the deal on
StarCraft on the Wii U might be. More »
Stephen Totilo investigates the tale of one cheater.
Stephen shares more details on
Assassin's Creed III. More »
Kate Cox considers how games are changing in light of experiments like 22 Cans.
Guest writer Katie Williams shares an unnerving first E3 experience.
StarCraft II's lead designer on how to be a better SCII gamer. More »
Kirk Hamilton ponders games like
Far Cry 3 and their intentions with artsy violence. More »
Luke Plunkett shares impressions on the first
Civilization V expansion. More »
Evan Narcisse has a rough time with
Steel Battalion. More »
Mike Fahey shares tips on how he lost weight and got healthy.
I share a personal story of recovery, and how
Final Fantasy X helped me through it. More »
Kirk shares a chapter of his awesome new
Max Payne novel. He's the best writer ever. More »
Stephen lets us in on what about video games and its industry is important to the COO of EA.
Jason has fun with puzzles and physics in
Quantum Conundrum. More »
Kate relishes the concept of pausing and saving games.
Evan shares an ex-Rocktar dev's tale of how
GTA impacted Iranian teenagers in ways he never would have guessed. More »
Luke rounds up our news from Nintendo's unveiling of the new 3DS.
Fahey puts an image together to size up the new 3DS against other handheld devices.
Super Monday Night Combat creator responds to Stephen's article on cheaters in multiplayer games. More »
Stephen interviews Reggie Fils-Aime where the Nintendo of America president comments on gamers' insatiable needs.
Jason has a lot of thoughts for the people at Square Enix.
What's up Kotaku people? I'm typing to you from the PAST because as of Thursday night I will be in Austin vacationing it up.
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