In celebration of this weekend's QuakeCon and the 20th anniversary of id Software, id and Bethesda sent me the most hideous cake I've ever had sitting on my coffee table, and I shop at the Publix bakery.
Few things are important enough to pull me away from my vacation time to post on Kotaku. The one and a half foot tall De Blob cake that just arrived on my doorstep from THQ certainly qualifies.
Kotaku has a proud history of showcasing the artistic intersection of video games and cakes, so it's no surprise who our favorite contestant is "Cake Boss: Next Great Baker." Meet Brian Stevens, senior artist at Sony Online Entertainment.
Was it really a year ago that Modern Warfare 2 was the it-release, and its night vision goggles were the opulent special edition premium. This cake doesn't celebrate that anniversary, it's for "stepTOF," from his girlfriend. Sent in by TEAMCHINA.
When two tribes go to war, delicious cake is all you can score. With Fable III due out next month, the developers at Lionhead Studios turn their attentions from making kings to baking things in an all-out Cake War.
Going away present for a family member moving to Oregon. Presumably no rivers need fording. Seen via Reddit.
Liam Brockwood had a much better birthday than you did, thanks to this lovingly crafted and entirely edible Plants Vs. Zombies cake. I haven't been this jealous of a seven-year-old since 1981.
Sackboy and Sackgirl wedding-cake toppers. Made by the artist Japanda, submitted by Kotaku reader Johnny Z.
While not cake, these confections define the idiomatic dilemma of choosing to have one or eat it. Ana Fuji's amazing truffles tackle many themes, games among them. On the jump, Pokémon, LEGO and, yes, Super Mario truffles.
If I ever get married again, I hope my future wife is at least half as amazing as "Bride of a True Geek," who sends pictures and a delicious description of the wedding cake she had made for her husband-to-be.
Crafted by a Need for Speed: Nitro DS artist's fiancée to celebrate his first game.
With EVE Online turning six years-old today and surpassing the 300,000 active subscriber mark over the past few days, there was really only one way for developer CCP to celebrate - spaceship cake.
You know? Like both feet together, straight down, off a brick ledge from a height about three times my own. I bet it's super smooshy, just like a Goomba should be.
Ed B. has had a helluva two weeks. First he got married, and his bride gave him that Rock Band drum cake. Then Best Buy gave him Guitar Hero: World Tour, with instruments, for $60.