The Guy Looking To Expose Online Gaming's Worst Jerks

The guy recording racist and sexist crap in online multiplayer matches know he's going to stop doing it soon. "I really only play one game these days; [Call of Duty:]Ghosts on Xbox Live," he says. "I am a pretty nasty FIFA player but I really don't want to invest any more money or time into video games. I'm pretty… » 3/13/14 4:00pm 3/13/14 4:00pm

​Meet The Assholes Ruining Online Gaming

You can hear terrible prejudices bubble up when you're playing a Killzone, Call of Duty or Halo match online. This stuff is bad when you're in the heat of a tense deathmatch showdown, trying to just have fun and win. It's even worse away from the game. » 3/11/14 5:00pm 3/11/14 5:00pm

Unlikely Fan Fiction Crossover Battle: It's Why Tails is Fighting the…

Sometimes it's not the battle that really matters, but rather the events leading up to the battle. For instance, in 1monkeyfromhell's "The Winter of Tails", Sonic's sidekick is on the run because everyone he knows has been murdered in horrible ways.

Ouch. » 4/23/12 5:00pm 4/23/12 5:00pm

Why Does He Hate Capcom? Let Him Count the Ways

In today's bile-fueled edition of Speak Up on Kotaku, commenter Gusi A. Rincon gives 10, count em, 10 reasons why he hates Capcom as a developer, publisher and possibly dessert topping. » 4/16/12 5:30pm 4/16/12 5:30pm

Why Are We Still Hating on Activision?

Why is it still so fashionable to hate on Activision when there's so many other publishers worthy of our scorn? That's the question commenter Spacerac poses in today's Speak Up on Kotaku. » 3/29/12 5:30pm 3/29/12 5:30pm

Getting to the Bottom of All This Nintendo Hate

Is there an inordinate amount of hate being projected at Nintendo lately? Commenter SageofMusic seems to think so, and he'll tell you why in today's Speak Up on Kotaku. » 11/08/11 11:20am 11/08/11 11:20am

When You Love the Game But Not Its Creator

In today's spiteful edition of Speak Up on Kotaku, commenter Dracosummoner wonders if you have to love the game's creators in order to love the game. » 9/06/11 11:20am 9/06/11 11:20am

Just Making Sure We All Still Hate Escort Missions

In today's extremely late edition of Speak-Up on Kotaku, commenter Krakenstein2 rallies us around our shared hate of having to protect someone else in our video games. Screw that. » 3/02/11 7:00pm 3/02/11 7:00pm

Hate Will Bring Us Together

A ridiculous study conducted by a group of stupid Slovenian and British researchers has scientifically proven that the more negative a discussion thread is the more active it will be. What a load of bullshit. » 12/07/10 2:30pm 12/07/10 2:30pm

NBA Jam Dev Just Wants Us All To Get Along

Trey Smith, the creative director for the recently released NBA Jam, would like to see a kinder, gentler gamer culture. "If the people of PAX ran the world, it would be a much better place," he told MTV Multiplayer. » 10/08/10 10:00pm 10/08/10 10:00pm

Austrian Anti-Muslim Game Stokes Outrage

A right-wing Austrian political party's published a flash game in which the countryside is overrun with minarets and mosques and players must stop their construction. Because nationalism and xenophobia's so much more fun when it's in the German language! » 9/01/10 11:40pm 9/01/10 11:40pm

Righteousness

Targeted for a demonstration by the tantrum-throwing hate whores of the Westboro Baptist Church, Comic-Con's cosplayers fought fire with fire - very clever fire - in San Diego this afternoon. » 7/22/10 9:40pm 7/22/10 9:40pm