Last of Us Creators' Approach To DLC Sounds Great, But Risky

DLC is still such a new thing in gaming that it's hard to say if anyone has gotten it exactly right. Maybe BioWare? Maybe Rockstar? Maybe Bethesda? The people at Naughty Dog are taking a crack at it this week with the release of some single-player DLC for The Last of Us. They took their own path, wisely or not. » 2/11/14 6:30pm 2/11/14 6:30pm

Watch The First Three Minutes Of The Last of Us: Left Behind

Hope you haven't unhooked your PS3 yet; 2013's Kotaku Game of the Year is getting a new story on February 14, and you can watch the cinematic intro here. (Don't worry—it's not as traumatizing as the first few minutes of The Last of Us.) » 1/22/14 4:30pm 1/22/14 4:30pm

Maker of Religious Video Games Faces Stock Fraud Charges in U.S.

Remember those Left Behind holy-war video games made for the PC in the middle of the last decade? U.S. regulators just sued the company's founder, saying that he and a friend artificially inflated the firm's revenue figures through a stock kickback scheme. The founder says the government is discriminating against him. » 9/25/13 7:00pm 9/25/13 7:00pm

Christian Game Developers Want to Leave Bad Games Behind

Heading north on Interstate 5 toward Newberg, Ore. last week, I wasn't sure what exactly I'd encounter at Christian Game Developers Conference 2011. Would it have a show floor? Would they be showcasing new games? Would there be a Kinect-enabled Bible study game with 1:1 praying-hands control? Is a third sequel to the … » 7/14/11 5:00pm 7/14/11 5:00pm

Pretend to be an Investor in a Religious Games Publisher and Get a Free…

Left Behind Games, publisher of the notorious Rapture romp Left Behind 3: Liberals Get Shot Rise of the Antichrist, has opened a free video game program under the auspices of providing a product sample to investors - even potential investors. "Potential investors," means pretty much anyone, so now's your chance! » 4/15/11 11:00pm 4/15/11 11:00pm

Religious Games Maker Rakes $200K In Half a Year

Left Behind Games, maker of Christian-themed video games of ... well, dubious quality, reports that it sold $210,000 worth of product over the past six months. » 9/26/10 3:00pm 9/26/10 3:00pm

Religion in Games: Less a Leap of Faith, More a Suspension of Belief

I've no idea why, but it seems no accident that the week before Easter I went back to start over the original Assassin's Creed, the only game I've ever played that is set in the Holy Land. » 4/04/10 1:00pm 4/04/10 1:00pm

Left Behind Makers Want Their Christian Games On Wii, Xbox 360

In an announcement regarding the state of its business in the past year, the makers of the Left Behind video games say the time is right to bring their brand of Christian games to home consoles. » 1/26/10 10:40am 1/26/10 10:40am

Texas Test-Market Opens for Rapture-Ready PC Games

Christian-themed PC games like Left Behind and the Charlie Church Mouse series are now available in - where else - Walmarts in - where else - Texas thanks to an agreement between the retailer and publisher Inspired Media Entertainment. » 10/12/09 10:20pm 10/12/09 10:20pm