Pocketwatch Games' Monaco, the retro-styled co-op heist game that we really, really liked, is now out on Mac in addition to Windows. Oh, and there's now a level editor with Steam Workshop support, as well. Get those creative juices flowing, people! » 7/04/13 9:40am 7/04/13 9:40am

The Wonderful, Rare Sloppiness Of The Monaco Soundtrack

Of all the terms one could use to describe a video game soundtrack—exhilarating, emotional, sad, uplifting, lonesome, boisterous—the word "sloppy" almost never comes up. Seriously, pause for a minute and name a video game with a sloppy soundtrack. Unless you're talking about a poorly-played Rock Band track or a bar… » 5/09/13 5:00pm 5/09/13 5:00pm

How My Game Cuts Down On Online Gamer Obnoxiousness

Playing online games often exposes one to the worst of humanity. Within this den of scum and villainy you’ll find twelve year olds who act like four year olds, dudes that would be the worst drinking buddies, and silent, useless teammates that clearly have no f***ing idea how to play this damn game. Of course, when… » 5/07/13 10:00am 5/07/13 10:00am

Monaco: The Kotaku Review

The co-op heist game Monaco appears to be missing whatever qualities an online video game must possess in order to turn the strangers who play it into jerks. I'm worried about telling you this, because I'm worried that I'm wrong and that Monaco is as prone to being ruined by the burrs of humanity. I'm worried that… » 5/03/13 9:00am 5/03/13 9:00am

A Stealth Game Where Getting Caught Is Half The Fun

The plan is simple. Get in, grab all the money, get out. Everyone has a role in this heist, and if we do our jobs correctly, nobody sees us and nobody needs to get hurt, see? » 4/29/13 6:00pm 4/29/13 6:00pm

Monaco, the top-down perspective, co-op heist game that's gotten raves on the PC, was held back from Xbox Live at the last minute because of a "minor but important bug" causing multiplayer disconnects. No release date is promised, but the game's creator says he hopes to submit another fix this week. » 4/28/13 2:00pm 4/28/13 2:00pm

Give Me 30 Minutes. I'll Show You Why You Should Play Monaco.

Monaco is out now. It's a co-op heist game. It's great ...so far! I'm halfway through it. You should get it now on PC (or later on Xbox Live Arcade.) Not sure? Then watch this video. » 4/24/13 2:09pm 4/24/13 2:09pm

The Amusing Messages to Gamers Tucked in Monaco's Credits

Are you planning to steal the wonderful new co-op heist game Monaco? Please consider the above message. It appears in the $15 game's credits. (UPDATE: Though it's not actually directed at pirates!) » 4/24/13 9:00am 4/24/13 9:00am

The award-winning indie co-op heist game Monaco won't be coming out tomorrow on Xbox Live Arcade after all. It's been delayed "a little," its creators say, to fix some unspecified problem. They've already submitted a fix. In happier news, it'll still be out for PC on Steam tomorrow, and we'll have video of me playing… » 4/23/13 6:37pm 4/23/13 6:37pm

The Monaco Soundtrack Is Gonna Be A Whole Thing

The soundtrack for the upcoming co-operative heist game Monaco: What's Yours is Mine is a rowdy, somewhat tongue-in-cheek collection of piano bangers from Journey composer Austin Wintory. But those tunes really only tell half the story. » 4/22/13 5:30pm 4/22/13 5:30pm

Here's the official trailer for Monaco: What's Yours Is Mine, Pocketwatch Games' 2D class-based co-op multiplayer game, which is centered around assembling a team of crooks to carry out the perfect heist. Monaco is coming out on April 24 for the Xbox 360 and PC. » 4/18/13 7:40am 4/18/13 7:40am

Monaco, A Game We Like Very Much, Is Coming to Xbox Live Arcade (and PC)

Monaco is the top-down multiplayer co-op heist game we rave about here from time to time. Finally, it seems like we're close to knowing when it will come out. What we at least know today, thanks to the game's creator Andy Schatz, is that it will be coming to Xbox Live Arcade, through publisher Majesco, on the same… » 10/16/12 5:00pm 10/16/12 5:00pm

A Heist Game Forever In the Making, Monaco Looks Spectacular

Later this week, the indie game Fez will be released, and so we'll need to give some new game to title of Coolest-Looking-Indie-We-Can't-All-Play-Yet. Which game deserves it? Spy Party? The Witness? » 4/09/12 7:00pm 4/09/12 7:00pm

Watch the Cars of Dirt 3 Skid Along the Mediterranean

Ah, Monaco. A charming Principality, famous for its azure harbors, Grace Kelly and...car rallies. Lots and lots of car rallies. The folks over at Codemasters would like to invite you to this car-racing paradise in their newest gameplay trailer for Dirt 3, giving a glimpse of the title's Rallycross, Gymkhana and Head… » 5/27/11 5:00pm 5/27/11 5:00pm

Monaco, A Four-Player Video Game Heist, In Action

We recently reported that Independent Games Festival grand-prize-winning heist game Monaco was given a graphical makeover. Now you can see it in action, with game developer Andy Schatz providing play-by-play. » 9/06/10 7:00pm 9/06/10 7:00pm

Fake Diamonds Vs. A Four-Page Instruction Manual

Andy and Chris are going to Seattle this weekend. They are going to the Penny Arcade Expo where they will share a booth and let the public, for the first time, try their games. Things are looking good.. for Andy. » 8/31/10 2:00pm 8/31/10 2:00pm

Monaco Award-Winner Celebrates, Warns Of Potential Nut-Kicking

Andy Schatz won the top award at the Independent Games Festival for Monaco, a wonderful four-player heist game. Backstage after the win, Kotaku learned Monaco's future, why Schatz might kick someone in the nuts, and ... I got Pokemon tips. » 3/13/10 10:00pm 3/13/10 10:00pm

Mile Marker 24: Monaco

Tired of stodgy corporate games made by The Man and his minions? We're playing the 31 best indie games for a change of pace —- and so we can judge them. Today, Monaco! » 2/15/10 10:40am 2/15/10 10:40am