Ladies And Gentlemen, It's Magician Randy Pitchford

Did you know Gearbox Software founder, president and CEO Randy Pitchford started out as a professional magician in Hollywood? He unleashed his magical powers at the Gearbox panel at PAX East earlier today, and the world trembled beneath his might. » 4/13/14 7:00pm Sunday 7:00pm

I'd Collect The Hell Out Of These Game of Thrones Magic Cards

What's remarkable about these Game of Thrones characters re-imagined at JermTube as Magic: The Gathering cards isn't so much how convincing they look, it's how much thought was put into making them read like functional Magic cards. » 5/30/13 2:00pm 5/30/13 2:00pm

How The Xbox One Harnesses The Mighty Power Of The Cloud

The cloud — that's a powerful term these days. If you release a product that doesn't do something with the cloud, then you probably shouldn't even bother putting it out. Snack foods, floor cleaners, maid services and even consumer electronics like the newly-announced Xbox One use the cloud to do great and magical… » 5/21/13 6:25pm 5/21/13 6:25pm

Final Fantasy, King of Fighters, and Magic: The Gathering Collide in…

Trading card games are big in Japan—from Yu-Gi-Oh! » 6/15/12 6:00am 6/15/12 6:00am to to . And given the popularity of video games also, it's really not surprising that videogame makers figured out how to combine the two. Today, outside of fighting games and medal games, these card/video games are the most popular thing you'll see in your average…

Downton Abbey Meets Magic: The Gathering, and It Is Glorious

Okay, yes, fine. This post is at least partly an excuse for me to finally tag something "Downton Abbey" here at Kotaku. But in this case, the tag is warranted—over at Kill Screen, writer Sarah Elmaleh (who some of you may remember as the voice of Aeris in that column I wrote about silent protagonists) and illustrator… » 2/29/12 5:00pm 2/29/12 5:00pm

Uneasy Lies the Head that Wears the Helm in Might & Magic Heroes VI

We now have the culmination of last week's tease-of-a-teaser. Here is the Gamescom 2011 trailer for Might and Magic Heroes VI, establishing the game's appropriately epic struggle. We've got brother against sister, glowing undead and giant insectoid witches, even the Wilhelm scream. » 8/19/11 12:30am 8/19/11 12:30am