Forget Unreal: I'm All About Twisted Pixel's "Beard" Engine

Like many folks, I've got a complicated relationship with pre-game splash screens. On the one hand, I like that series of middleware introductions, publisher logos, and various other graphical preamble that flash across my screen, largely because of how I savor them the first time I'm playing a game that I'm excited… » 9/19/11 10:00pm 9/19/11 10:00pm

Linkin Park Brings The Music, Medal Of Honor Brings The Beard

As promised, the Medal of Honor video, directed by Linkin Park's Joe Hahn, featuring both live-action and gameplay sequences set to the band's new song "The Catalyst," went up today. Someone certainly grew an epic beard for this trailer. » 8/01/10 1:00pm 8/01/10 1:00pm

Video Game Beard Wars: The Winners

For the past few days, the video game industry has waged a beard war in our inbox, grown men doing battle not with fists or firearms, but with braids, themes and names. Names for their beards. » 7/05/10 7:00am 7/05/10 7:00am

This Means Beard War

Yesterday, I had the audacity to say that former Ubisoft man Patrice Désilets had the most beautiful beard in the video game industry. Other developers, however, disagree. » 7/02/10 4:30am 7/02/10 4:30am

Science Proves Facial Hair Is Sexy...On Fish

Here at Kotaku, we're big proponents of facial hair, even if some of our esteemed colleagues aren't with the program yet. Now science proves that a bushy moustache does indeed make males more attractive to females. Well, female fish at least. » 6/30/10 5:20pm 6/30/10 5:20pm

Beards Make Games Better!

Fallout 3 knows the rules: beards make video games better. Take these pics as example, showing that even some of the all-time greats - like Mario, Metal Gear and Zelda - can be made greater by handing out beards. » 5/07/10 5:30am 5/07/10 5:30am