The Wonderful, Rare Sloppiness Of The Monaco Soundtrack

Of all the terms one could use to describe a video game soundtrack—exhilarating, emotional, sad, uplifting, lonesome, boisterous—the word "sloppy" almost never comes up. Seriously, pause for a minute and name a video game with a sloppy soundtrack. Unless you're talking about a poorly-played Rock Band track or a bar… » 5/09/13 5:00pm 5/09/13 5:00pm

How My Game Cuts Down On Online Gamer Obnoxiousness

Playing online games often exposes one to the worst of humanity. Within this den of scum and villainy you’ll find twelve year olds who act like four year olds, dudes that would be the worst drinking buddies, and silent, useless teammates that clearly have no f***ing idea how to play this damn game. Of course, when… » 5/07/13 10:00am 5/07/13 10:00am

Monaco, the top-down perspective, co-op heist game that's gotten raves on the PC, was held back from Xbox Live at the last minute because of a "minor but important bug" causing multiplayer disconnects. No release date is promised, but the game's creator says he hopes to submit another fix this week. » 4/28/13 2:00pm 4/28/13 2:00pm

Give Me 30 Minutes. I'll Show You Why You Should Play Monaco.

Monaco is out now. It's a co-op heist game. It's great ...so far! I'm halfway through it. You should get it now on PC (or later on Xbox Live Arcade.) Not sure? Then watch this video. » 4/24/13 2:09pm 4/24/13 2:09pm

The Amusing Messages to Gamers Tucked in Monaco's Credits

Are you planning to steal the wonderful new co-op heist game Monaco? Please consider the above message. It appears in the $15 game's credits. (UPDATE: Though it's not actually directed at pirates!) » 4/24/13 9:00am 4/24/13 9:00am

Monaco, A Game We Like Very Much, Is Coming to Xbox Live Arcade (and PC)

Monaco is the top-down multiplayer co-op heist game we rave about here from time to time. Finally, it seems like we're close to knowing when it will come out. What we at least know today, thanks to the game's creator Andy Schatz, is that it will be coming to Xbox Live Arcade, through publisher Majesco, on the same… » 10/16/12 5:00pm 10/16/12 5:00pm

A Heist Game Forever In the Making, Monaco Looks Spectacular

Later this week, the indie game Fez will be released, and so we'll need to give some new game to title of Coolest-Looking-Indie-We-Can't-All-Play-Yet. Which game deserves it? Spy Party? The Witness? » 4/09/12 7:00pm 4/09/12 7:00pm

Fake Diamonds Vs. A Four-Page Instruction Manual

Andy and Chris are going to Seattle this weekend. They are going to the Penny Arcade Expo where they will share a booth and let the public, for the first time, try their games. Things are looking good.. for Andy. » 8/31/10 2:00pm 8/31/10 2:00pm

Monaco Award-Winner Celebrates, Warns Of Potential Nut-Kicking

Andy Schatz won the top award at the Independent Games Festival for Monaco, a wonderful four-player heist game. Backstage after the win, Kotaku learned Monaco's future, why Schatz might kick someone in the nuts, and ... I got Pokemon tips. » 3/13/10 10:00pm 3/13/10 10:00pm