Why Are People Still Surprised That Aquaman Is A Badass?

You've heard the jokes, seen the memes. Even when Zack Snyder unveiled the tattooed, Khal Drogo-ized Aquaman of the DC movieverse, many saw it as a response to the character's perceived bad rep. But Aquaman has been formidable for years. Here's a complete history of Aquaman's rise to badassery. » 2/24/15 9:05am 2/24/15 9:05am

First Look At The New Aquaman

Batman v Superman director Zack Snyder just tweeted a poster that gives us our first look at another of the movie's stars: Jason Momoa — aka Khal Drogo — as Aquaman » 2/20/15 1:45am 2/20/15 1:45am

Google Has Much More To Tell Us About Video Games Now. Maybe Too Much.

You know that neat little box that pops up on the right when you search Google for movies or books and such? Now it does that for video games as well, thanks to an update to Google's Knowledge Graph. » 10/25/14 2:30pm 10/25/14 2:30pm

Optimus Prime, Batman, And Other Heroes Lounging On Lego Couches

The best recurring delight in my RSS reader over the last month has been Angus MacLane's ongoing Lego couch series. So far, it includes offbeat tributes to Alien, Transformers, Robocop, and more: » 6/21/14 12:02am 6/21/14 12:02am

Report: Khal Drogo Is Going To Play Aquaman

In good news for Game of Thrones fans, or fans of Aquaman who want the guy to get a little meaner, there are reports that DC's underwater superhero will be appearing in the Batman v Superman movie. And he'll be played by the same guy who played Khal Drogo. » 6/15/14 9:00pm 6/15/14 9:00pm

Batman Vs Superman Headlines Today's Gaming Wallpapers

Superman, Batman, Aquaman, and a very large shark from Injustice: Gods Among Us lead off this week's selection of a dozen gaming wallpapers. » 4/19/14 5:51am 4/19/14 5:51am

Can Video Games Be So Bad That They're Good?

I'd wager it's safe to say that, when it comes to entertainment, we all enjoy at least a few things that we really shouldn't. Who hasn't gathered their friends around for a joyous viewing of something like "Troll 2" or "Plan 9 From Outer Space"? Personally, I adore terrible movies and music. Whether it's waiting for… » 1/25/14 8:11pm 1/25/14 8:11pm

This Fake Trailer Would Make Aquaman a Superstar. Maybe.

Sure, you all laugh at Aquaman now. But when his non-extant movie crosses over with a beloved Pixar franchse, Arthur Curry will show you. He’ll show you all. » 10/14/13 7:30pm 10/14/13 7:30pm

The Evolution Of DC Comics' Characters In Video Games

Injustice: Gods Among Us, the latest fighting game based on the DC Universe characters, just hit the shelves today in North America. This gave us a great opportunity to ride back in time and see DC Comics characters featured in video games evolve from large dull pixels to realistic entities. » 4/16/13 5:00pm 4/16/13 5:00pm

A Defense of Aquaman—From the Voice of Aquaman

I heard from many of you after this lip-curling, anti-Atlantean tract » 2/26/13 3:30pm 2/26/13 3:30pm last week, in which I explained my soft bigotry of no expectations of Aquaman. Your complaints were printed out, read and thrown into my fireplace to warm my home. Then I took a phone call. From the voice of Aquaman.

Yes, I am an Anti-Aquaman Bigot

It is axiomatic that any statement prefaced with "I don't have a prejudiced bone in my body," is said by someone with a completely prejudiced skeleton, plus teeth. So I won't hide from it. I'm prejudiced as fuck against Aquaman. I can't even say some of my best friends are Atlantean. Because I don't have any.


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Sonic Races the Flash, Ryu Drinks All the Coffee and Mario and Luigi…

Way before dumb-ass pundits called it a "terrorist fist jab", the act of greeting a homie by touching clenched hands was called dap. (We'll also accept ‘giving a pound' as appropriate terminology.) » 1/03/12 7:00pm 1/03/12 7:00pm

Admit It, Some of the Games You Love Are Complete Shit

Commeter GeshGa is willing to admit he really loves Aquaman: Battle for Atlantis if you'll admit to loving similarly crap games in today's Speak Up on Kotaku. » 10/12/11 11:20am 10/12/11 11:20am

See Green Lantern, Captain Marvel, And Aquaman Get Brave And Bold

When a utility belt filled with Bat shark repellant isn't enough, Batman and Robin call in the big guns. Watch two of DC Comics' greatest heroes and Aquaman lending a helping hand in Batman: The Brave and the Bold. » 7/21/10 11:20am 7/21/10 11:20am