Tearaway Makes Half-Life...Cute?

Rise and shine Mr. Freeman! Your Tearaway remake probably wouldn't survive City 17, but at least it's cute! Tearaway's character editing tool comes in handy if you want to remake yourself or any video game character, which is of course always irresistible. » 11/27/13 2:30pm 11/27/13 2:30pm

Here's Why Everyone's Talking About Half-Life 3 Today

If you regularly frequent Reddit, or NeoGAF, or Kotaku's tips inbox, you've probably seen people talking about Half-Life 3 today. Don't get too excited—Valve's next shooter hasn't been announced yet. But there are a lot of rumors floating around. » 10/02/13 10:00am 10/02/13 10:00am

Voice Actor Is Sorry for Crushing Your Half-Life 3 Dreams

Last week, Half-Life 2 voice actor John Patrick Lowrie said that Half-Life 3 wasn't being worked on. Since Lowrie has appeared in many Valve games over the years, his comments were taken seriously. Now, Lowrie says he misspoke. » 8/19/13 8:10am 8/19/13 8:10am

I Played the Oculus Rift for Five Hours Straight

As a gamer, I rarely play in short chunks. I'd rather play hours at a time. So ever since I learned of Oculus Rift, I've been consumed by one burning question: will playing the Oculus Rift for long stretches make you sick? Well this week I got the chance to test this out on the only willing guinea pig I could find: me. » 8/02/13 8:00am 8/02/13 8:00am

Let's Look at the Big Name Titles Playable on Oculus Rift

A month or so back, I got to spend an hour with the Oculus Rift VR headset—most of which I spent swooning over Portal 2. Ever since that time I've been dying to get the Rift wrapped around my head for a larger chunk of time. And when that dream turns to reality, the question becomes—what game do I play? » 7/30/13 7:00am 7/30/13 7:00am