YouTube Comments Will Soon Be Less Racist, Homophobic, and Confusing

Ever read the comments on a popular YouTube video? There is no faster way to strip yourself of faith in humanity. It's a cesspool. And this is coming from someone who writes for the Gawker network. We know a little something about rowdy comments sections. YouTube's is worse, but it's finally about to smarten up. » 9/24/13 9:06pm 9/24/13 9:06pm

Is It OK to Take a Free Game When the Company Selling It Makes a…

As I was packing up for some time off about 10 days ago, someone sent an email to me and others who had review copies of Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14 that all of the game's downloadable courses were already on Xbox Live, and none of them had a price. It was $67 worth of content, for nothing. » 3/31/13 11:00am 3/31/13 11:00am

Five Things That Happened at Comic-Con That Make Me Still Want to Be a …

This year's Comic-Con International in San Diego was my first dance at Nerd Prom. Even still, it's impossible to miss how the event is just one big hype machine for a bunch of TV, game and film companies with a little bit of comics/geek/nerd seasoning sprinkled on for authenticity. But, there were some things that got… » 7/17/12 3:30pm 7/17/12 3:30pm

Ponder the Endless Cycle of Grabbing Loot in Diablo III with the Game…

Hey everybody, welcome back to the Game Club! We're about to start our second discussion about Diablo III. It's been over a week now, so I imagine that many of you have gone to hell and back and lived to tell the tale. If you've been waiting for a place to tell your tale, you've come to the right place... » 5/24/12 4:00pm 5/24/12 4:00pm

The Game Club is doing a Diablo III Character Study Right Now!

Hey Game Clubbers, welcome to our first discussion of Diablo III. I hope that none of you guys had as hard a time as I did logging onto the game for the first time. If you did then, like me, you probably haven't spent as much time with the game as you'd like. Even those of us who haven't been able to play the game… » 5/17/12 4:00pm 5/17/12 4:00pm

Five Comics That Will Make You Recall Lost Glories This Week

If you're here in the Panel Discussion programming block, you might be a lapsed comics reader, trying to find a way back to the JLA Satellite. Or you might someone killing time until you pick up your weekly Wednesday pull list. Or maybe you've said goodbye to dozens of longboxes to embrace the promise of digital… » 5/15/12 4:00pm 5/15/12 4:00pm

The Max Payne Comics Will Explain Why Rockstar's Hard-Boiled Cop Is So …

Max Payne doesn't wear tights. But, if insanely fast reflexes, deadly marksmanship and an ability to swill the worst whisky around count, you could argue that the gritty NYPD detective of Rockstar Games' shooters has superpowers. Powers or not, he'll be appearing in a new series from Marvel Comics which is being… » 5/03/12 2:30pm 5/03/12 2:30pm

Nine Comics That Will Magically Extend Your Life This Week

If you're here in the Panel Discussion programming block, you might be a lapsed comics reader, trying to find a way back to the JLA Satellite. Or you might someone killing time until you pick up your weekly Wednesday pull list. Or maybe you've said goodbye to dozens of longboxes to embrace the promise of digital… » 4/10/12 4:00pm 4/10/12 4:00pm

The Kotaku Game Club Joins the Mass Effect 3 Galaxy at War Effort!

Welcome to the final Kotaku Game Club meeting on Mass Effect 3. We've spent the last three weeks talking about this game as the culmination of a gameplay promise established years ago, judging the its merits versus the two that came before for it. Today we'll be doing something a little different, venturing into an… » 3/29/12 4:00pm 3/29/12 4:00pm

Talk About Making the Tough Choices in Mass Effect 3 at Kotaku Game…

Welcome back to the Kotaku Game Club's discussion of Mass Effect 3. We'll be covering the middle portion of the game's campaign today, picking up where left off last week, after the mission on the Turian Moon of Menae, and looking at everything through the mission on Thessia. It's a lot of material, but some of you… » 3/15/12 4:00pm 3/15/12 4:00pm

Tell Kotaku Game Club About Your Mass Effect 3 Saga!

Welcome to the first Kotaku Game Club discussion of Mass Effect 3. Since I hadn't determined a stopping point ahead of time, we're going to say that today's discussion will cover everything through the mission on Menae. I imagine that some of you are already past that point, but I don't want too many people to get shut … » 3/08/12 4:00pm 3/08/12 4:00pm

Kotaku Game Club is Back! We're Playing Mass Effect 3

Hey Game Club, it's been awhile. 2012 is already shaping to be a year of dramatic changes. We wanted to make sure our next Game Club was suitably epic, so we're playing Mass Effect 3. » 3/01/12 1:15pm 3/01/12 1:15pm

Come Share Your Portal 2 Co-Op Stories at Kotaku Game Club

Hello everyone, welcome to the Kotaku Game Club. Today will be our last meeting discussing Portal 2. After covering many aspects of the single-player experience in our last few meetings, today we'll be talking about the co-op missions, which offer a whole new set of surprises and challenges.

Since Portal 2's co-op… » 2/02/12 4:00pm 2/02/12 4:00pm