Naughty Dog Animator Makes Incredible Short Film

Played the 2010 game Dante's Inferno? Craving more of Dante's adventures through hell? Check out this badass short film by Naughty Dog animator Tal Peleg. » 8/14/14 10:00am 8/14/14 10:00am

5 Hilarious Video Game Industry Screw Ups

When an industry is made-up of almost equal parts society-changing brilliance and playboy man-child syndrome, it's bound to generate some exceptionally stupid ideas. » 7/16/12 8:30pm 7/16/12 8:30pm

Dante's Inferno Isn't Metal Gear Solid. It's the Japanese Police.

If you live in Japan, you've seen Dante Carver on television. The American-born actor plays "Onii-chan" or "brother" in a series of mobile phone commercials that star a dog as a family patriarch, actress Aya Ueto, and Shigesato Itoi's wife. » 12/13/11 3:00am 12/13/11 3:00am

Are You There God? It's-a Me, Mario

Few video games deal with the touchy subject of religion seriously. When they do, they often deal with the more fantastical outlying bits of different faith systems, like last year's Dante's Inferno, or the upcoming El Shaddai: Rise of the Metatron. Rarely do we see games that hunker down and deal with real questions… » 3/09/11 2:30pm 3/09/11 2:30pm

Painful Laughter, Killing Castro And My Other Favorite Gaming Moments…

Suicide, laughter, and the believed death of a communist leader. These were just some of my ten favorite moments from my favorite games of 2010. (Spoilers) » 1/12/11 6:20pm 1/12/11 6:20pm

Dante's Inferno: The Trials of St. Lucia Review: Totilo's Inferno

The new expansion to Dante's Inferno was partially developed by me. And one of you — one of you how can't appreciate sublime game design — gave my contribution one out of five stars. » 5/06/10 4:00pm 5/06/10 4:00pm

How To Create Your Personal Hell In Dante's Inferno

Dante's Inferno's Trials of St. Lucia downloadable content is due out this Thursday, giving players the opportunity to create and share their own hellish combat levels. Here's how that works. » 4/26/10 11:40am 4/26/10 11:40am

Religion in Games: Less a Leap of Faith, More a Suspension of Belief

I've no idea why, but it seems no accident that the week before Easter I went back to start over the original Assassin's Creed, the only game I've ever played that is set in the Holy Land. » 4/04/10 1:00pm 4/04/10 1:00pm

Dante's Inferno's Trials Of St. Lucia Gives You Wings

Dante's guardian angel and Christian martyr St. Lucia gets her game on in these screens from the upcoming Trails of St. Lucia downloadable content for Dante's Inferno. » 3/31/10 2:30pm 3/31/10 2:30pm

Amazon Rolls Out The PlayStation 3 Deals All Day Long

Dante's Inferno at $38.99 might not be that great of a PlayStation 3 game deal, but if you hurry you can score Tekken 6 for $17.99 as part of a day filled with PS3 deals on Amazon.com. » 3/22/10 12:20pm 3/22/10 12:20pm

A Bit More Info On The Makers of Dead Space's Next, Mysterious Game

Late last year two unearthed trademark applications seemed to lend credence to rumors that Electronic Arts was working on a game based on Jack the Ripper, but we haven't heard anything new about the game since... until now. » 3/22/10 11:40am 3/22/10 11:40am

One Step Closer To The Mathematical Formula For Fun

No, in this post you will not find the algorithm of entertainment, the theorem of thrills or the postulate of pleasure. But you will find details on how one unlikely game may, accidentally, calculate fun. » 3/18/10 4:20pm 3/18/10 4:20pm

The Newest Kotaku Podcast Completes Its Dark Descent To iTunes, Zune &…

Dante's Inferno senior producer Hans ten Cate joined our hosts, Brian Crecente and Stephen Totilo, in today's episode of Kotaku Talk Radio to discuss everything you need to know about descending into the darkest depths of hell. » 3/17/10 6:00pm 3/17/10 6:00pm

Go To Hell With Today's Live Podcast

It's hump day, it's also St. Patrick's Day, but much more importantly, it's Kotaku Talk Radio day. Today we've got Hans ten Cate, senior producer, for Dante's Inferno. » 3/17/10 10:00am 3/17/10 10:00am

Mario's Inferno Sticks It To EA's Marketing Team

Few trailers in recent memory have polarised gamers as much as EA's Dante's Inferno clip for the Super Bowl. Would you have liked it more if, say, Dante was not Dante, but Mario? » 3/17/10 12:30am 3/17/10 12:30am

Dante's Inferno: Trials of St. Lucia Preview: Mod of War

In April, you can re-shape hell, or fly through it as a lady. And you can play through it with a friend, as co-op comes to this year's biggest God of War competitor. » 3/16/10 3:00pm 3/16/10 3:00pm