How Lady Gaga Finally Delighted Nationalists in Japan

Last week, Lady Gaga wandered around Tokyo. Her outfit made some people (not all!) on the Japanese internet upset. But when she left, she donned clothes with nationalistic Japanese connotations, making some unhappy folks happy. » 8/18/14 8:00am 8/18/14 8:00am

Artists, Even Game Developers, Are Weird. That's A Good Thing.

Video games have their rockstars. But they're not the same kind of rockstars as the ones who strut around in dresses made of meat or go on talk shows to argue about their Twitter feuds. Compared to pop music or Hollywood, games often seem like they have a culture of celebrity that's far more subtle. Nonexistent, even.… » 4/16/14 3:30pm 4/16/14 3:30pm

Lady Gaga Loves Minecraft

Lady Gaga has a wide range of interests—like being vomited on, for example. She's also a Minecraft fan, judging from her latest music video for G.U.Y—a single off her latest album, Artpop. » 3/24/14 3:30pm 3/24/14 3:30pm

Lady Gaga Just Out-Cuted Japan

Sorry, Japanese pop stars. Tonight, you were defeated. You had a worthy adversary. But you were no match in a ridiculous cute battle with Lady Gaga. » 11/29/13 8:30am 11/29/13 8:30am

Your Anime Eyes Are Freaking Out Japan. Stop It.

Back in 2009, Lady Gaga's eyes got huge in her "Bad Romance" video. That, along with a Hello Kitty photo shoot » 7/12/12 4:30am 7/12/12 4:30am, helped spawn a series of YouTube videos on anime eyes make-up tips.

Dressing Like Lady Gaga To "Prove Chinese People Aren't Inferior"

Once again, Chinese model Gan Lulu has raised eyebrows. This time it wasn't her seemingly awful mother-daughter relationship » 7/06/12 5:20am 7/06/12 5:20am, but for what looked like a Lady Gaga cosplay. And it's not just that Gan Lulu dressed in several Lady Gaga-esque outfits this week (even though the Chinese press delights in pointing that out)…

Lady Gaga, Nicki Minaj, and the Rise of the Googly Eyes

The bigger, the better, right? For a generation of kids, doe eyes are all the rage. Photos of young women in both Asia and the West show that this trend isn't going anywhere. Big eyes are here to stay.


The look is a melding of both the real and the unreal. Eyes that existed only in comic books and video games are… » 4/13/12 4:01am 4/13/12 4:01am

Lady Gaga's Flaming Piano Dive Was No Accident

When performing artist Lady Gaga fell off her flaming piano » 3/26/12 3:45pm 3/26/12 3:45pm during a concert last month in Houston, TX , the media were far too willing to accept that it was a mere slip. Here's what really happened.

EVE Online Now Just One Fashionable Degree of Separation From Lady Gaga

What do Lady Gaga and CCP Games, maker of massively multiplayer online role-playing game EVE Online, have in common? They've both worked with fashion director Nicola Formichetti and his muse, the model with a full body corpse tattoo, Rick Genest. » 9/09/11 8:00pm 9/09/11 8:00pm

Is Lady Gaga Taking Cues from a Virtual Idol?

This week, pop superstar Lady Gaga arrived in Japan, sporting the aqua colored hair she's had for weeks now. She's in the country for a Japanese earthquake charity event. She wore wrist bands that read "Pray for Japan" in English and Japanese. » 6/22/11 2:00am 6/22/11 2:00am

GagaVille, the Most Monstrous FarmVille Update Yet

GagaVille itself is a bit of a let down. It's just a neighboring farm with a few silly things to click. But for FarmVille regulars, the update brings new items, crops, and decorations-and a chance to listen to tracks from Lady Gaga's upcoming album before anyone else. It's insidious, brilliant pablum. » 5/17/11 12:00pm 5/17/11 12:00pm

Even Emirati Can't Resist Kinect And Lady Gaga

Kotaku reader Anas in Dubai was surprised to find a Kinect display at his local GeeKay Games, and even more surprised to see an Emirati getting down and funky to a little Lady Gaga. » 9/10/10 10:00pm 9/10/10 10:00pm

It's Double Demo Day For DJ Hero 2 And Warriors Of Rock

Activision pimps its two upcoming rhythm games today with four-song demos for DJ Hero 2 and Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock, featuring music from Lady Gaga, Kanye West, Black Sabbath, and Dethklok. Not all at once, of course. » 9/07/10 11:40am 9/07/10 11:40am

Meanwhile, the Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock demo allows players to experience the game's…

The 108 Stars Of DJ Hero 2's Destiny

What does DJ Hero 2 and RPG series Suikoden have in common? Both feature 108 stars, though while Suikoden's stars represent demonic overlords from an ancient Chinese story, DJ Hero 2's stars simply represent. Check out the full list below. » 7/14/10 12:20pm 7/14/10 12:20pm

If there isn't an artist in that list that gets you at least a little bit…

Lady Gaga Sporting Pokemon Tattoos? Um...

Popstar Lady Gaga arrived in Japan's Narita Airport wearing an I-don't-know-what and sporting Japanese scribbled on her arm. And while her music videos might have game references (here and here), her arm does not. » 4/14/10 9:00am 4/14/10 9:00am

Time Readers: Penny Arcade Creators More Influential Than Obama, But…

In the race to determine Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World, readers rank Penny Arcade's Gabe and Tycho just above President Barack Obama, but they've got a ways to go before catching up to Lady Gaga. » 4/02/10 4:00pm 4/02/10 4:00pm

Why on Earth Did Ubisoft Just Trademark 'Horse Gaga'?

Some trademark filings make sense, or we can at least see where they're going. Neverdead? Sure. Someone's working on a zombie game. But then Ubisoft goes and uncorks "Horse Gaga" and yes, the mark is for a video game. » 3/29/10 10:30pm 3/29/10 10:30pm

Cooking Gaga May Just Be A Matter Of Time

When two prolific popular properties combine (again)—not that you should eat anything Lady Gaga cooks—as seen on deviantArt via Gamefreaks. » 3/22/10 7:40pm 3/22/10 7:40pm