"When you're making fun of his suit, you're making fun of his mom." Far Cry 4's Executive Producer Dan Hay gives yet another eccentric tidbit of information about Pagan Min, the game's villain, in an interview Ubisoft just posted. » 7/11/14 10:04am 7/11/14 10:04am

Sony has completed their big E3 mural. The the man standing in George Washington's place is none other than Mr. Joey Chiu, better known as the first guy to buy a PlayStation 4. Congratulations, Mr. Chiu. Say hi to the Minecraft guy for us. » 7/02/14 9:15pm 7/02/14 9:15pm

Evolve Wins 'Best of Show' At E3 2014

As voted on by 28 outlets and Kotaku, here are the official Game Critics Awards winners of various E3 2014 awards, a good chunk of which were stolen by Evolve and No Man's Sky, unsurprisingly. » 7/01/14 2:30pm 7/01/14 2:30pm

What Nintendo's E3 Would Have Been Like In Tomodachi Life

Last week in my review, I described Tomodachi Life as "a bizarre, alternate universe where everybody had giant heads and spoke in ghostly robotic warbles." If that's not weird enough as it is (and it's already pretty weird), imagine a veritable chorus of Nintendo developers chirping and prancing about in Mii form to… » 6/25/14 6:30pm 6/25/14 6:30pm

E3 2014: How It Revived My Passion For Gaming

I love video games. Over my eighteen years of life, I've accumulated a substantial collection of games and consoles, engaged in several dialogues about my passion for the medium over the internet, and shared the hobby I love with friends and family alike. I love video games. » 6/25/14 4:30am 6/25/14 4:30am

Why Mortal Kombat X Is So Gory

If you, like me, were in the front few rows of Sony's E3 press conference when they showed off Mortal Kombat X on stage, you would also have been deafened by the loud cheers of excited gamers. They were oohing and aahing at decapitations and exposed organs and lost limbs. » 6/24/14 11:00am 6/24/14 11:00am

Miyamoto Ponders Nintendo Making Games That Run On Handheld And Console

Could you imagine Nintendo making games that play on both their console and their handheld? Nintendo's top game designer, Shigeru Miyamoto, can. He told me he sees that as a challenge but also an "area of opportunity." » 6/23/14 6:00pm 6/23/14 6:00pm

Before It Was Revealed, No Man's Sky Had Some Skeptics

During the first year of No Man's Sky's development, not even half of the Hello Games studio knew what a team of their four developers were working on. » 6/23/14 1:00pm 6/23/14 1:00pm

Final E3 Comic: Excitement Versus Hype

E3 is all about presentation and it can be hard to see through some of the smoke and mirrors. But there's genuine excitement around the games shown there, too. » 6/20/14 5:00pm 6/20/14 5:00pm

What Nintendo's Top Game Creators Think Of Minecraft

I've been beating this drum for a while: it makes no sense to me that Minecraft is on every game-playing platform you can think of other than Nintendo's 3DS and Wii U. Finally, I was able to ask Nintendo's top game designers about this. » 6/20/14 1:20pm 6/20/14 1:20pm

Shigeru Miyamoto: 'We've Had Tough Times Before'

The Wii U has struggled since it was launched in late 2012. That might be bad news for Nintendo bean-counters but it might be good news for Nintendo fans, especially if this month's big E3 show is anything to go by. » 6/19/14 4:20pm 6/19/14 4:20pm

A Game For People That Love To Spam Twitch

People love watching livestreams of people duking it out. People also love spamming the living heck out of Twitch chatrooms with inane comments. Seems like a great idea to combine the two! » 6/19/14 2:30pm 6/19/14 2:30pm

How To Build A Life-Size Monster Hunter Dragon

Ever wonder how the giant displays at conventions like E3 get made? Well the folks at Tested took a step-by-step look at the making of a giant dragon for Capcom's booth at this year's E3. » 6/19/14 12:30pm 6/19/14 12:30pm

Velocity 2X Makes My Brain Hurt (in a Good Way)

Did you play Velocity or Velocity Ultra on Vita? You should - right at the end of the PSP's life and at the beginning of the Vita's, Brighton-based studio Futurlab came up with a compact but complex arcade space-shooter that was both nostalgic in its aesthetic and inspirations and playfully modern in its mechanics. » 6/19/14 11:12am 6/19/14 11:12am

Conan O'Brien Tries Games (And Hijinks) At E3 2014

Looks like someone had a great time at this year's E3. Conan O'Brien returned to the show to check out Sunset Overdrive, take part in some creepy-funny chats at various stages and to take an embarrassingly close look at Project Morpheus. » 6/19/14 5:50am 6/19/14 5:50am