The Chronicles Of Spellborn Is Now Open For Business

Acclaim Games officially launches their massively multiplayer online role-playing game The Chronicles of Spellborn in North America today, with free two-week subscriptions on offer for all newly registered players. » 4/23/09 12:30pm 4/23/09 12:30pm

Puzzle Quest: The Battle Of Grulkar Micro-Review: A Piece Of The Puzzle

D3publisher takes the award-winning combination of roleplaying game and gem-based puzzler and brings it to the iPhone with Puzzle Quest: The Battle of Grulkar. » 2/02/09 4:30pm 2/02/09 4:30pm

Handango Expands Smartphone Gaming

Smartphone app and game seller Handango is teaming up with Digital Chocolate and I-play to bring new games to the Blackberry and Windows Mobile devices. » 12/24/08 1:00pm 12/24/08 1:00pm

Aeria Gives Players Money For Christmas

Aeria Games, the online gaming operator responsible for titles like Shin Megami Tensei: Imagine Online and Dream of Mirror Online, celebrates the holidays by giving away more than $5 million to their community. » 12/16/08 4:20pm 12/16/08 4:20pm

Videlectrix Takes Strong Bad Roomisodic

Eschewing the "episodic" format utilized by Telltale's Strong Bad series, Videlectrix strikes out on their own with the innovative "Roomisodic" gaming model, guaranteeing several minutes of entertainment with their first release, Behind The Dangerdesque. » 12/08/08 10:40am 12/08/08 10:40am

Happy Early Thanksgiving - Here's A Sackboy With A Turkey On His Head

In celebration of the Thanksgiving holiday here in the states, Sony and Media Molecule present a dead, skinned bird carcass you can wear on your head! Children of all ages will have countless hours of fun with this free holiday DLC, especially when they imagine the poor sackboy suffocating to death inside the… » 11/25/08 9:00pm 11/25/08 9:00pm

Europe's Prince Of Persia 360 Bundle

Well what do you know. It's an Xbox 360 hardware bundle. For the European market. This one includes, as you can deduce from the box art, Ubisoft's new Prince of Persia, along with a 60GB Pro console and a wireless controller. Price? €269. Availability? It'll be out next month. Where? Europe, silly, but looking at the… » 11/25/08 9:20am 11/25/08 9:20am

Tabula Rasa Shutting Down, Team Hit by Lay Offs

With NCSoft slowing sinking, » 11/21/08 1:30pm 11/21/08 1:30pm , , it should come as no surprise that another round of lay-offs have rippled through the company. Sources tell us that today many of the Tabula Rasa team were let go. The plug has also been pulled on the game, according to both our sources and the : Last November we launched what we…

Tomb Raider? Tomb Raid-er? Womb Raider?

This Tomb Raider » 11/13/08 2:00am 11/13/08 2:00am entry isn't funny, but punny. Reader Aaron writes, "If Eidos ever runs out of money, this one might become a reality!" Here's what's going on: Create Tomb Raider boxart for an imaginary Tomb Raider game. Send entries to kotakucontestATgmailDOTcom. Contest ends Friday at midnight Kotaku time. Oh! A…

Now Nintendo Are Going After Used Games

Well, not games per se. Hardware. The Wii Speak peripheral, which is due to hit shelves any day now, is the latest item to take the fight » 11/12/08 10:20pm 11/12/08 10:20pm to used games. How? Included with the microphone is a download coupon for the Wii Speak Channel, which you'll if you want to use the device outside of games. That coupon is the …

Inmate Sues Warcraft For Eleventeen Zillion Gold

So by now we should all be up to speed on Jonathan Lee Riches » 11/07/08 6:40pm 11/07/08 6:40pm, the South Carolina inmate who kills time by filing lawsuits against the likes of Barry Bonds, Michael Vick, and anyone else who happens to be in the news. For a time, , but now we all have to realize he's just having fun, and showing zero respect for a…

Weekly Wii Update - Space Harrier, Alien Crush, And Interior Design?

This week in Nintendo Wii downloadables, two classic franchises make their triumphant return, and if neither tickles your fancy you can always take a crash course in interior design. That's right, in addition to good old Space Harrier » 11/03/08 11:20am 11/03/08 11:20am for the Sega Master System (500 points) and Hudson's classic pinball title reborn…

Red Hair, Blue Hair, Real Hair, Fake Hair

More picture of Kotaku readers in costumes with bonus hair hi-jinx. That's reader JD who points out, yes, that is his own, honest-to-goodness, real moptop. For that, he has our undying love and fear. After the jump, furry reader HezaChan dresses up as Felicia from Darkstalkers » 10/31/08 2:00am 10/31/08 2:00am, complete with blue hair and…

Sony Patents Ultrasonic Waggle Controller Technology

A patent application filed on October 23rd that surfaced over at NeoGAF reveals that talk of Sony creating a break-apart controller that surfaced back in July of this year » 10/30/08 1:20pm 10/30/08 1:20pm might not have been as far-fetched as was originally thought. The patent is for a method by which a system could track the movement of one or more…