Nobody Knows How To Permanently Kill Shadow of Mordor's Orcs

Ever since Shadow of Mordor came out, many gamers have taken to its unique brand of orc-killing with a gusto. There's just one problem: some of these orcs keep coming back from the dead. And while developer Monolith says this is partly an intentional feature, they haven't given me a straight answer for how it works. » 10/10/14 12:25pm 10/10/14 12:25pm

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

Execution Tests Your Conscience, Not Your Reflexes

Not technically a Hot Flash since you need to download it, but it's only 2MB, so it's close enough. The name of the game's Execution, it was made by Jesse Venbrux, and it's worth the 3.5 minutes of your life both downloading and playing it will cost you. Know that while it's a tiny, short game, there's also a… » 5/20/08 7:30am 5/20/08 7:30am