Every Video Game Should Have A Morning Star Alpha

With talent like comic book artist Mike Choi and award-winning science fiction author John Scalzi attached to it, an interactive comic book tie-in for upcoming mobile shooter Morning Star was a no-brainer. But Morning Star Alpha is much more than a game supplement — it's a fresh new idea that every game with a rich… » 7/09/13 11:30am 7/09/13 11:30am

After 24 Pages I Finally Care About the Heroine of The Last of Us

Naughty Dog's post-apocalyptic adventure for the PlayStation 3 looks brilliant, but I haven't developed quite the excitement for The Last of Us that many of my colleagues have. I'm a little post-apocalyptic'd out — the idea of traipsing through another story about how men become monsters in extreme circumstances… » 4/04/13 3:30pm 4/04/13 3:30pm

Morning Star Alpha is No Ordinary Comic Book Game Tie-In

This spring, developer Industrial Toys plans to redefine the mobile first-person shooter with the sci-fi epic Morning Star, but first it's going to redefine the interactive digital comic book tie-in with Morning Star Alpha. » 2/19/13 11:05am 2/19/13 11:05am

There's a New Walking Dead Mobile Game, and It's Brilliant

Like a mysteriously silent walker lurching out of the woods to sink its teeth into your face, Skybound's comic book based The Walking Dead Assault came out of nowhere this morning to take a large bite out of fans' free time. » 11/30/12 11:05am 11/30/12 11:05am

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Number One: The Kotaku Comic Book…

The first issue of a comic book based on an animated series is not normally cause for excitement. My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic » 11/27/12 4:00pm 11/27/12 4:00pm is no regular animated series, and its comic book companion is much more than a throwaway cartoon tie-in.

Comics and Gaming Collide in Square Enix's Imaginary Range

The iPhone and iPad are great for reading comics. The iPhone and iPad are great for playing games. Square Enix taps top talent to combine the two in Imaginary Range, a new sort of interactive comic available free in the iTunes App Store. » 5/05/11 11:40am 5/05/11 11:40am

Apple Patent Turns Your Games Into Comic Books

Imagine finishing a video game like Mass Effect and then having a personalized comic book generated featuring the decisions and tactics you used while playing. Apple has already imagined it, and they've got the patent application to prove it. » 8/12/10 11:20am 8/12/10 11:20am

Dead Space Fiction Expands With Aftermath And Salvage

As with Dead Space before it, Dead Space 2 is getting the transmedia treatment from EA, with a brand new animated feature and a graphic novel taking fans deeper into the dark universe this winter. » 7/23/10 1:20pm 7/23/10 1:20pm

inFamous 2 Cut-Scenes Are Works Of Comic Book Art

Let's get hyped up for inFamous 2, with a look at the gorgeous 2D comic book style cut-scenes that tell the story of Cole McGrath's little trip to New Marais. » 7/23/10 12:40pm 7/23/10 12:40pm

Assassin's Creed Goes To Russia In Comic Book Mini-Series

Last month UbiWorkshop teased a secret project featuring the talents of acclaimed comic book illustrators Cameron Stewart and Karl Kerschl. Today that project stands revealed as an Assassin's Creed comic book mini-series set in Russia, introduced via old-timey film reel. » 7/15/10 1:20pm 7/15/10 1:20pm

A Kick-Ass Trailer For The Kick-Ass Movie Game?

The characters from the movie based off of Mark Millar's comic book Kick-Ass completely kick ass in this trailer for WHA Entertainment's video game adaptation for the iPhone and PlayStation Network, and somehow that doesn't seem right. » 3/22/10 11:20am 3/22/10 11:20am

Command & Conquer Doing Something Sketchy In 2010

With Command & Conquer 4 ready for release in March, EA is prepared to take the C&C universe to an entirely new medium. What do these teaser images say about this new frontier? » 12/29/09 1:30pm 12/29/09 1:30pm

Hands on with Hellboy: Science of Evil

My hands on with Hellboy: Science of Evil was a surprising experience. I wasn't expecting to like it much but it ended up being a pretty fun little action game experience. You play Hellboy, the demon with the sawed off horns and stone fist of fury. After discovering a Nazi plot to take over the world, Hellboy must hit… » 5/15/08 8:00pm 5/15/08 8:00pm