I don’t know about a “complete overhaul of traditional gaming designs and headset technologies” as touted in the PR for SteelSeries’ new Arctis line of game-centric headwear, but they sound great, mic well and are incredibly comfortable. Plus they look good on professional DOTA 2 player Suma1l, so there’s that.
The worlds of gaming and animation have been living in harmony for over 30 years. There have been plenty of shows based on gaming’s greatest icons and plenty of games based on classic cartoon characters. Sometimes it worked and sometimes it didn’t.
There’s a bunny head, swords, guns, and a lot of ducking. Furi is all about one-on-one dueling, and with bright colors everywhere. “It’s not trying to be realistic in its style or animations,” says its website. “It’s fast-paced and requires a lot of timing, reflex, and judgment.” Awesome.
The novel Quantum Break: Zero State dropped the same day as the game, but only a handful of fans seemed to know about it. Those who did seemed skeptical—was this just the game they were playing in book form? Not quite.
Last week was a whirlwind of newly-announced titles and fresh looks at games we already knew about. Now comes the important question—when will we get to play them?
There’s a lot of gaming and cosplay coming up in next weekend’s convention schedule. And if you’re into a cosplay-themed wrestling match (that’s what you’re looking at above), you’re in luck.
While E3 is the convention we’ll be keeping our eyes on this week, there are plenty of fan conventions going on next weekend that are much easier to attend.
I asked you for your best, and holy crap, you delivered. Videos, quotes, stories—you provided them all, and I got to read hundred of submissions.
As the pantheon-blessed people at Out of Context D&D Quotes have shown us, moments from tabletop campaigns can be inspiring, poignant and weird. Mostly really, really weird.
The fourth generation Apple TV went on sale Friday morning, finally giving Apple’s set-top box the ability to play video games. It’s no gaming revolution, but it’s off to a pretty good start.
YouTube’s biggest star was on the Late Show last night—and the segment was actually pretty good.
Earlier this week, television host Jimmy Kimmel aired a skit that made fun of YouTube’s big new gaming-centric service. This clip then got uploaded to YouTube...and the results are not pretty.
Anime and gaming convention Momocon is on day three of it’s newly extended four-day run, which leaves plenty of time to check out some cosplay, buy some vintage video games and maybe watch a Kotaku writer judge an indie game contest.
Apple's next big thing ships next month, and soon wrists all around the globe will be thrumming with iTechnology. What can a wrist-based device with a tiny screen bring to gaming? Quite a lot, probably.
Dying Light's release is imminent, preorder the PC version for $48
Retailers took their time, but this is an amazing set of Black Friday gaming deals. Deals will be hyperlinked as they go live.
Pro-gaming is hard. You gotta be good. You gotta train hard. But, like for any sport, it doesn't last forever. A handful of StarCraft pros have taken a rather unusual post pro-gaming career path in South Korea: The entertainment industry.