Here's a Dagger. Which Game Franchise Will You Kill?

Perhaps riffing on a Speak Up on Kotaku topic from last week, commenter Gusi A. Rincon wants to know which franchise you would obliterate if you possessed that awesome power?

If you were given the option to choose any franchise, and end it, either because you think its last game gave it a proper ending, because you… » 5/03/12 5:30pm 5/03/12 5:30pm

The Dorkly Weekly: The Horrible Fate of the Leftover Pokémon

The folks at Dorkly pride themselves on the ability to solve gaming's great unsolved mysteries. For example, if Ash chooses Charmander and Gary chooses Squirtle, what happens to Bulbasaur?


Oh. Oh. That happens to Bulbasaur. I always suspected, but I guess I didn't really want to know. At least it's not animal… » 2/20/12 4:30pm 2/20/12 4:30pm

The Boring Truth About Your Death; It Won't Be Like a Video Game

Only 12,632 people died in a spectacular hail of gunfire like Nathan Drake in Uncharted 3 in a year. Only 1,981 were dispatched like a guard in Assassin's Creed. Just 7,032 people shuffled off their mortal coil like Slippy Toad. Chances are when you eat it, it will be at the hand of a stroke, heart attack or… » 11/02/11 10:00am 11/02/11 10:00am