They Waited Hours For GTA V

Tuesday night I went to interview dedicated fans of Grand Theft Auto about the series they love enough to stay up all night for. Like most fans they were jovial, amiable and more complicated than I would ever assume. In the video above, they told me why they love the series so. » 9/18/13 10:40am 9/18/13 10:40am

What Defines A Huge Video Game Fan?

In today's highly collectible installment of Speak-Up on Kotaku, commenter Korio8 wonders what the requirements are to be considered a "huge fan" of a video game or game series. What games do you consider yourself an above average fan of, and why? » 4/18/11 5:20pm 4/18/11 5:20pm

The Dangers of Fanaticism

Well, it's obvious than fandoms aren't all fun and games, but Peter Parrish warns that fanaticism could be downright dangerous for the industry at large — just imagine a world where unchecked fandom desires dictate how future games are going to play out. Using the example of the apparently large and vociferous Sonic… » 11/15/08 5:30pm 11/15/08 5:30pm

In Space, No One Can Hear Your Cardboard Spartan Armor Crinkle

Oh, sure, go ahead and laugh if you must. But after digesting that YouTube user and Halo uberfan "fartbuttface" (<— lol) is idling away his time crafting Spartan armor, weapons and accessories, instead of making your little petty jabs and pokes, think of this: this kid is probably going to invent a cardboard car… » 7/11/08 8:20pm 7/11/08 8:20pm