The Best of Kotaku, This Week

Welcome to the Best of Kotaku, where I round up all of this week's best content.

It would make me insanely happy if kid Ryu and kid Ken went into an actual arcade to play as their adult doppelgangers in Street Fighter. Apparently it would also make deviantARTist randis happy, as well. Thanks to InsanelyGaming for the find.

Moving on to our Best Of content this week, we kick things off as usual with a comment from the community.


The Best Comment From The Community

Our favorite comment of this week comes to you from Nethlem in response to news that EA is suing Zynga:

Just like the Aliens vs Predator theme: Whoever wins, we lose.


Orcs Must Die 2: The Kotaku Review

The Best of Kotaku, This Week

Luke Plunkett finds Orcs Must Die 2 to be a good summer game. More »


Second Thoughts About Gaming's Most Hated Company

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Stephen Totilo goes in-depth into the practices Zynga employs for its games. More »


What The Hell Is Kingdom Hearts? A Beginner's Guide To Square Enix's RPG Series

The Best of Kotaku, This Week

Jason Schreier explains Kingdom Hearts in time for the release of Dream Drop Distance on the 3DS. More »


Deadlight: The Kotaku Review

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Kirk Hamilton didn't enjoy the many zombie tropes and cliches jammed into Deadlight. More »


Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance: The Kotaku Review

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Jason enjoyed a Disnified world, despite Dream Drop Distance's flaws. More »


One Stranger Made a World of Difference to a Fifteen-Year-Old's Journey

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Kate Cox tells the story of how her 15-year-old cousin's trek through Journey was made all the better when guided by a helpful stranger. More »


How To Get Into Comics

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We give you some basic and not-so-basic tips on how to get into comics. More »


The Secret World: The Kotaku Review

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Kate Cox explains the pros and ons of The Secret World. More »


Origin's Powerful 15-Inch Gaming Laptop Doesn't Need to Dress to Impress

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Mike Fahey enjoys the Origin laptop's high power and performance. More »


Gaming's Biggest Problem Is That Nobody Wants To Talk

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Jason ponders the problem of publishers shutting out their gamer community. More »


The Ouya is an Android Tablet Without a Screen, But It's Better Than That

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Fahey sizes the Ouya up to his Android tablet. More »


Wreckateer: The Kotaku Review

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Owen Good finds this latest Kinect game to be simultaneously too slow and too rigid. More »


Riding a Mech To The Bottom Of The Ocean In Mass Effect 3's Leviathan DLC

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Kirk goes hands on with Mass Effect 3's new DLC. More »


The Expendables 2: The Kotaku Review

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Tina Amini (that's me!) was very bored with The Expendables 2. More »


The Lead Game Designer of Transformers: Fall of Cybertron is Answering Your Questions Now

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Matt Tieger answered your Transformers questions live. More »


The Power (And Danger) Of Big Numbers In RPGs

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Jason talks about our love for rising numbers. More »