Unsuccessful Nintendo Counterfeiter Gets Almost Three Years in the…

A counterfeiter who made about £600,000 selling cartridges and discs loaded with pirated Nintendo games will do at least a year of hard time in the U.K. after being sentenced last Friday. » 11/14/12 10:00pm 11/14/12 10:00pm

This Nintendo Bootlegger's Middle Name Is Success. Really.

Justin Success Brooks—yes, success is his middle name—made about £600,000 selling cartridges and discs loaded with pirated Nintendo games from 2009 to 2011. He's now headed for the slammer, or whatever they call it in the U.K., following a guilty plea last week. » 10/20/12 11:00am 10/20/12 11:00am

The LEGO Universe Ends on January 31

Despite a strong brand name, positive early buzz, and the implementation of a new free-to-play model back in August, the massively multiplayer LEGO Universe will be closing its doors on January 31, 2012, the day imagination died. » 11/04/11 3:20pm 11/04/11 3:20pm

How Can Nintendo's Next Console Possibly Compete?

In today's gloomy and doomy Speak-Up on Kotaku, commenter MtlAngelus wonders how Nintendo's next console can possibly stay competitive in today's gaming market. » 4/11/11 11:20am 4/11/11 11:20am

The Duck Hunt Dog Finally Goes Too Far

It's bad enough when a pixellated hound dog is overly critical towards your duck hunting skills, but when he starts in on your job situation and your sexual performance, things have gone too far. » 12/22/08 11:00pm 12/22/08 11:00pm

Street Fighter IV Box Art: Which Is Worse?

Oh, come on Capcom - you can do better than this, surely? This dodgy diptych of box art features a slightly too muscular Chun Li (c'mon she may be a strong lass, but as drawn here she could throw shot at the Moscow Olympics) a Ryu who looks like he is trying to do long division in his head and typography that looks… » 9/23/08 6:40pm 9/23/08 6:40pm