Steam Hacked, Valve Investigating Possible Credit Card Theft

A message sent just now from Valve Corporation head Gabe Newell says credit card numbers and other personal information were inside a database compromised during a defacement attack on the Steam forums this Sunday. » 11/10/11 7:02pm 11/10/11 7:02pm

It's Official: Duke Nukem Forever Coming From Gearbox In 2011

2K Games has made it official: Duke Nukem Forever is alive and, well, in the hands of developer Gearbox Software, confirming our earlier reports that the Borderlands studio was helping to complete the game's absurdly long development cycle. » 9/03/10 1:00pm 9/03/10 1:00pm

Valve: Portal 2 Coming to PS3 [Corrected]

Valve's Gabe Newell appeared at Sony's E3 press conference to say Steam is coming to the PlayStation Network, and Portal 2 will be available for the PS3 on the same day it releases for Xbox 360 and PC. » 6/15/10 4:24pm 6/15/10 4:24pm

3DS' Launch Title Will be Kid Icarus Uprising

Kid Icarus' long awaited return was revealed today by Nintendo; he will star in Kid Icarus Uprising a title designed specifically for the new Nintendo 3DS. » 6/15/10 1:01pm 6/15/10 1:01pm

New Xbox 360 Shipping Today, Costs $299

Microsoft unveiled its smaller, sleeker Xbox 360 design, packing a 250GB hard drive and built-in wireless-n. Microsoft's Don Mattrick said it will be in stores by the end of the week, and will still cost $299. » 6/14/10 2:59pm 6/14/10 2:59pm

Michael Jordan is NBA 2K11's Cover Star

2K Sports just confirmed to CNBC that Michael Jordan, as rumored earlier, will be featured on the cover of NBA 2K11. Asked how Jordan would appear in the game, 2K said only that there will be "some really good surprises." » 6/02/10 2:33pm 6/02/10 2:33pm

Report: Air Jordan on Cover, Possibly Playable in NBA 2K11

ESPN, citing multiple unnamed sources, says 2K Sports is pursuing basketball's greatest player ever, Michael Jordan, for the cover of NBA 2K11 and may have plans to feature him as a playable character in the game. » 5/26/10 6:20pm 5/26/10 6:20pm

Father of the Xbox, Head of Gadgets and Fun Leave Microsoft [Update]

Sources have confirmed to Kotaku that both Robbie Bach, the current head of all things entertainment for Microsoft, and J. Allard, one of the top men behind the Xbox and Xbox 360, are leaving Microsoft. » 5/25/10 11:40am 5/25/10 11:40am

Ratchet & Clank Maker's Next Game Coming to the Xbox 360, PS3

The next big gaming franchise from the creators of a decade and a half's worth of some of the Playstation's most beloved titles is coming to the Xbox 360. » 5/25/10 11:00am 5/25/10 11:00am

StarCraft II Wings Its Way To Liberty This July

Blizzard isn't in the habit of handing out game release dates until they're good and ready, so when they say StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty will be hitting store shelves worldwide in late July, they damn well mean it. » 5/03/10 5:17pm 5/03/10 5:17pm

Halo Developer Joins Forces With Activision

Bungie, the studio that created the Halo franchise, will be partnering with Activision for an "exclusive, worldwide partnership" the developer revealed this morning. The partnership will encompass one upcoming franchise and will last for the next ten years. » 4/29/10 8:20am 4/29/10 8:20am

The Crackdown 2 Team is in the House, What Do You Want to Know?

With Crackdown 2 just months away, now might be a good time to get up to speed on everything about the upcoming open-world, building-leaping, mass destruction game. Good thing the team behind the title is on our podcast right now to take your calls. » 4/28/10 1:00pm 4/28/10 1:00pm

U.S. Supreme Court to Review Game Ratings Law

The legality of a state regulating the sale and rental of violent video games to minors will be decided finally by the U.S. Supreme Court, the justices decided today. » 4/26/10 10:47am 4/26/10 10:47am

Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 Will Be a "Living Comic" With A Deep Story

It's been ten years since the characters of Marvel's comics and Capcom's video games faced off in a fighting title, so 2011's Marvel Vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds can't come soon enough. » 4/20/10 11:00am 4/20/10 11:00am

Gears of War 3 Now Has Actual Worldwide Release Dates

When asked on variety program Late Night with Jimmy Fallon when Gears of War 3 would be released, designer Cliff Bleszinski replied, "probably April 8". Microsoft is giving another date for North America, however. » 4/13/10 5:00am 4/13/10 5:00am

Master WarioWare: D.I.Y., Make Us a Game, Win a HUGE Prize

Impress us! You can create some pretty amazing games with WarioWare: D.I.Y., but can you create some pretty amazing Kotaku games? » 4/12/10 12:00pm 4/12/10 12:00pm