How Did We Miss the Best Cosplay of Comic-Con?

Mike and I saw a ton of cosplay, much of it game-themed, two weeks ago at Comic-Con 2011. In all of our time at the San Diego Convention Center, however, we never, ahem, stumbled across this guy, cosplaying as the QWOP runner. You can't stop QWOP. [via Rooster Teeth] » 8/07/11 2:00pm 8/07/11 2:00pm

Why Jim Lee Can't Reveal His True Character in DC Universe Online

Nearly everyone who plays DC Universe Online has an anecdote about spending a good hour or more in its character creation stage, fine-tuning the costume, getting the colors and powers just right, and then taking a deep breath at the name-generation screen and hoping no one's yet taken that perfect one you just thought… » 7/30/11 1:00pm 7/30/11 1:00pm

When Two Fighting Game Producers Go To War, Asses Get Punctured

Yesterday Owen teased us with tales of the series of bizarre challenges that led up to the epic Street Fighter X Tekken battle between Street Fighter producer Yoshinori Ono and Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada at Comic-Con 2011. Turns out it's even stranger than he made it sound. » 7/28/11 9:00pm 7/28/11 9:00pm

The King of the Iron Fist Series on the Future of Tekken, From Vita to …

The people who make Tekken are extremely busy. They have Tekken Tag Tournament 2 for arcades (and console(s)!), Tekken for Nintendo 3DS, Tekken for Wii U and Tekken X Street Fighter on their plate. » 7/26/11 10:00pm 7/26/11 10:00pm

Take Some Friends With You to Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet

Beautiful adventure game Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet comes to Xbox Live Arcade next week. It is a mysterious, quiet game—Dimmu Borgir music notwithstanding—that is Metroid-like, full of exploration, power ups and re-exploration, at least on the single-player side. » 7/25/11 9:00pm 7/25/11 9:00pm

Twisted Metal Goes For the Gore and the 'Mature' Rating, Passing on…

Most Twisted Metal games, despite their carnage, have been rated T for Teen. The lone exceptions are Twisted Metal: Black, the 10-year-old PlayStation 2 game with a darker bent, and this fall's equally grisly PlayStation 3 reboot. » 7/25/11 7:30pm 7/25/11 7:30pm

Taki's 'Not Dead' and Ivy's All Grown Up in Soulcalibur V

A 46-year-old female ninja with a preference for revealing red tights may still have a place in the next Soulcalibur game, according to its creators—the same creators that found a way to make Soulcalibur's Ivy look remarkably young in her advancing years. » 7/25/11 4:40pm 7/25/11 4:40pm

Activision had Plans for High-Definition GoldenEye All Along

Depending upon the consoles you own, the bad news about GoldenEye: Reloaded may still be the good news. It is most definitely a high-definition remastering of last year's title reboot on the Wii. But given the much larger shooter constituency on the PS3 and 360, and online multiplayer's vastly greater viability on… » 7/24/11 7:00pm 7/24/11 7:00pm

In Risk: Metal Gear Solid, You Can Nuke Australia, Occupy Outer Haven

Metal Gear Solid is getting its very own version of Risk, "the game of strategic conquest," adding Private Military Contractors, a movable continent, the cast of Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots and the option to launch a nuke from Metal Gear Rex. » 7/24/11 4:00pm 7/24/11 4:00pm

Sneak Peek at Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Comes To PS3 Early With Tekken…

PlayStation 3 owners will get a taste of fighting game Tekken Tag Tournament 2 this fall. A "Prologue" version of the arcade game will be included in the upcoming Tekken Hybrid Blu-ray, Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada revealed at Comic-Con today. » 7/23/11 8:00pm 7/23/11 8:00pm