Why Pacific Rim Doesn't Look Like Any Movie You've Ever Seen Before

Pacific Rim pays tribute to classic monster movies and films about massive mechanical gladiators — but at the same time, this movie looks totally different than anything you've ever seen. We talked exclusively to the head creature designer, the legendary Wayne Barlowe, and VFX supervisor John Knoll, to find out why. » 7/08/13 8:39pm 7/08/13 8:39pm

Goodbye Fantasy PlayStation 4s! It's Been Fun.

Later today, Sony is expected to reveal the PlayStation 3's successor. Kotaku has already dished exclusive details about the console and its controller. The idea of the PS4 (or whatever Sony ends up calling it) is becoming concrete. Soon, the console will become tangible. » 2/20/13 7:00am 2/20/13 7:00am

Skyrim, Classic Arcade Games and Game of Thrones All Inspired Dance…

Dance Central 3 isn't just the superior choreography experience gamers can get this year. It's also a video game that embeds homages to arcade classics and pop cultural ephemera deep inside super-clever, split-second easter eggs. » 10/25/12 12:00pm 10/25/12 12:00pm

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Here's 25 Awesome Coffee Table Books About Video Games

Miguel Concepcion recently posted a healthy reminder that gamers CAN be bibliophiles—especially where books about video games are concerned. Behold, the 25 Best Video Game Coffee Table Books. » 2/02/12 8:30pm 2/02/12 8:30pm

Kameo 2 Artwork Hints At The Pretty Sequel That Might Have Been

In 2005 developer Rare graced the newly-launched Xbox 360 with Kameo: Elements of Power, a cartoon-styled action-adventure game starring a fairy with the power to transform herself into various magical creatures. Slow sales killed its rumored sequel, but the art lives on. » 4/06/11 2:00pm 4/06/11 2:00pm

The Beautiful And Bold Concept Art of Batman: Arkham City

How can Batman: Arkham City look so much better than its unexpectedly great predecessor, Batman: Arkham Asylum? Handsome concept art of Gotham's streets and skylines, both gritty and gorgeous, may provide clues to developer Rocksteady's talent for making Batman look so good. » 3/14/11 6:30pm 3/14/11 6:30pm

The art of Batman: Arkham City. The art …

A Peek At The Road Rash & Strike Reboots That Never Happened

Two video game series fondly remembered by fans, but almost completely untapped by Electronic Arts are motorcycle combat contest Road Rash and isometric military shooter Strike. EA hasn't made a new game in either of those series this generation, but it tried during the last. » 2/22/11 10:00pm 2/22/11 10:00pm

The Early Art Of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

You've already seen the latest Elder Scrolls from Bethesda Softworks in screen shot form—complete with handsome humans—now see what Skyrim looked like in its conceptual stages. Bethesda released new Elder Scrolls V art at its official blog, art that might just be your new wallpaper.
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