Taking the Taboo Out of Mature Gaming

It's like clockwork; Moments after popping open any game that has a mature rating, my 10-year-old son seems to appear at my elbow to ask if he can play it with me. » 9/26/11 10:00am 9/26/11 10:00am

Today, Canada Gets the World's Best Xbox 360 Bundle

Starting today, and for a limited time, an Xbox 360 bundle will go on sale in Canada that is, well, better than any other I've ever seen for the console. » 8/25/11 4:30am 8/25/11 4:30am

The Faces Behind Gaming's Blockbuster Voices

Today is unofficial voice-acting day here at Kotaku. We've considered how important voice actors are to video games. We'll be listening to how their work would have impacted the classics. » 7/15/11 3:00pm 7/15/11 3:00pm

Chainsaw Dudes In Half at Your Next Family Game Night with Gears of…

The visceral thrill of Gears of War is (indeed) coming to a tabletop near you with Gears of War: The Board Game, the latest video game to board game adaptation from Fantasy Flight Games. » 5/18/11 5:40pm 5/18/11 5:40pm

Are Foreign Games Losing Their Stigma in Japan?

For decades, the term "youge" (洋ゲー) or "Western game" was pejorative. In Japanese, "you" (洋) is used to denote Western things, whether that be "Western music" (洋楽) or "Western clothes" (洋服). These words are not pejorative—not like youge has been. » 5/12/11 8:00am 5/12/11 8:00am

Gears Of War For Kinect An On-Rails Shooter, Says Source

Microsoft's Kinect may get its first taste of hardcore flavor—made a little bit softer—in the form of an on-rails Gears of War shooter, pictured above, said to be in development for the Xbox 360. » 2/08/11 8:00pm 2/08/11 8:00pm

Heroes Star Stares Down The Locust Horde In Gears 3

Greg Grunberg, formerly Matt Parkman from the TV show Heroes, screams defiantly in the face of a Locust warrior while doing some voice recording for Gears of War 3, as seen on his Twitter feed. » 9/09/10 2:30pm 9/09/10 2:30pm

Gears Of War Movie "More Like District 9"

Third-person shooter Gears of War looked set to get the Hollywood treatment until the movie's director Len Wiseman (Live Free or Die Hard) decided to focus his attention on another motion picture. » 7/27/10 2:00am 7/27/10 2:00am

Take Home 32 Inches Of Marcus Fenix

Let's say you love Gears of War. Love Marcus Fenix. Want to mark that love with a piece of memorabilia. Would you love Marcus and his enormous neck enough to spend $350 on an enormous bust? » 7/16/10 5:30am 7/16/10 5:30am

Why You Need To Follow Gears Of War's Executive Producer On Twitter

Gears of War's executive producer Rod Fergusson is exchanging Twitter followers for bonus experience points in Gears of War 2 over the San Diego Comic-Con weekend. He's already in over his head. Let's make him suffer! » 7/14/10 4:40pm 7/14/10 4:40pm

What Makes American Games "American"?

This weekend was July 4, Independence Day. It's America's biggest national holiday. And it's got me thinking about American games — namely, as this post title indicates, what makes American games "American"? » 7/05/10 1:00pm 7/05/10 1:00pm

Gears of War 2, Now With Octuple The XP

Still not sure what to play this weekend? Epic might make it easier on you, making Gears of War 2 multiplayer into an experience orgy this weekend. Yep, eight times the normal XP until Tuesday, July 6. » 7/02/10 8:50pm 7/02/10 8:50pm

This Guy's Very Enthused about Gears of War 3

Maybe you know someone who's just a little too cray-cray for Gears of War. If not, now you do. Meet iSekC, who's cuckoo for Cole Train and was knighted by Cliff Bleszinski himself as the game's No. 1 fan. » 6/26/10 3:00pm 6/26/10 3:00pm

Gears of War 3 Changing Things Up To Stay Out of The Rut

Gotta give the Gears of War series credit. We're three games in, and designer Cliff Bleszinski still believes in keeping things fresh. » 6/16/10 10:00pm 6/16/10 10:00pm

Whose Car Is This?

Fancy sports car. Spotted at a Target. North Carolina plates that read "GRSOFWAR". Gears of War is developed in North Carolina by Epic Games. Could it be the car that Cliff Bleszinski, Gears' lead designer, tools around in? » 5/31/10 2:00am 5/31/10 2:00am

Gears of War 2 Gets Social

"Social Matches" are coming to Gears of War 2 in today's patch for the game. The new feature allows players to jump in or out of multiplayer games without disruptions. The catch? You'll need to own all four download map packs. » 5/26/10 10:00am 5/26/10 10:00am

Big Fat Gears Of War 2 Update & Cheap 'All Fronts Collection' Incoming

Changes are coming to Epic Games' Gears of War 2, showing that the title hasn't been at all forgotten about now that the focus has shifted to Gears of War 3. Better still, there's a Gears 2 deal inbound. » 5/18/10 10:00pm 5/18/10 10:00pm

Gears of War Designer On Gears 2's 'Masturbating' Problem

It's not every day that you get to hear Gears of War designer Cliff Bleszinski talk video game masturbation. Today, however, is that day. Lucky you! » 5/17/10 5:00pm 5/17/10 5:00pm