Curious? You Can Blow $10,000 on this In-Game Clicker

Game designer Peter Molyneux is launching a series of video game experiments. The first one is called "Curiosity", and it has players chip away at a black cube to see the "truly amazing, absolutely unique" object inside. Molyneux is even offering a US$77,000 downloadable tool to help chip away at the cube. » 6/12/12 3:40am 6/12/12 3:40am

Finally, A Video Game Article That is Also a Video Game

You may have already read Leigh Alexander's damn-near definitive recounting of Ian Bogost's satirical Facebook game Cow Clicker right here at Kotaku. But all the same, the world could use another piece about the man and his work, especially if that piece is as clever as the one that Wired just ran. » 12/21/11 9:00pm 12/21/11 9:00pm

Video Game "Poems" Get a Luxurious Special-Edition Release

A Slow Year, the anthology of "video game poems" Dr. Ian Bogost wrote for the Atari 2600, has published a special edition befitting a work of art. The box is hand-crafted and bound in red leather, with foil-stamped gold lettering. The set sells for $500 and only 20 are available, but admiring it is free. » 6/25/11 11:00am 6/25/11 11:00am

When the Going Gets Tough... Let the Game Play Itself

Like many younger brothers I had a contentious relationship with my older brother. We butted heads, fought, lied, accused each other of unimaginable atrocities and genuinely despised one another — while secretly caring deeply what the other thought. » 10/09/09 6:00pm 10/09/09 6:00pm