Save Me From Assassin's Creed III's Nightmarish Hell-Children

The Assassin's Creed series has always been full of weird ambient dialogue. People on the street mutter the same few lines, and the mix never sounds quite right. Most of us have less-than-fond memories of the "Mah-ney mah-ney mah-ney!!" guy from earlier games in the series, and those accursed bums who bump and bug us as… » 11/30/12 4:00pm 11/30/12 4:00pm

Why Steal Game Consoles When You Can Get a Six-Year-Old Girl to Do It…

On Monday employees at a Super CD in Johannesburg, South Africa realized two PlayStation Vita systems were missing from the store's inventory. That was shocking, but not nearly as shocking as what they saw when they reviewed the closed-circuit television footage and discovered the culprit was a five or six-year-old… » 3/28/12 8:30am 3/28/12 8:30am

How To Talk to Your Children About Classic Video Games

It's a delicate subject but one that will inevitably come up for any parent, and you've got to be prepared. In this age of bright and shiny high definition games, how can we force our children to play through the games we grew up on first? This is commenter Balmung's question in today's Speak Up on Kotaku. Now eat your … » 12/13/11 11:20am 12/13/11 11:20am