Batman: Arkham Origins: The Kotaku Review

Troy Baker's Joker voice is one of the best things about Batman: Arkham Origins. But it’s also a disturbingly reverent impersonation of Mark Hamill's take on the Clown Prince of Crime. Therein lies the conundrum of the latest video game featuring the Dark Knight. » 10/25/13 12:00pm 10/25/13 12:00pm

What's Going to Be Good (and Bad) About the Next Batman Video Game

The folks making Batman: Arkham Origins know exactly what they're trying to accomplish with this year's Dark Knight video game. It's the story of the night where Gotham City's supervillain culture spins irrevocably out of control. This is when the Dark Knight becomes a legend, they say. So, it's really too bad that… » 9/19/13 9:00am 9/19/13 9:00am

Assassin's Creed Designer 'Did Everything He Needed to Do' Before Leaving

When Patrice Désilets, the former creative director of Assassin's Creed, abruptly left the game, it left the impression that he was unhappy with Ubisoft's plans to pump out another sequel so soon. Not true, says a friend and colleague. » 7/10/10 2:00pm 7/10/10 2:00pm

THQ Promising Big-Name Signings (But Who Could They Be?)

Publisher THQ is going after the "core" market hard. In addition to an existing stable of talent like Relic (Company of Heroes), the publisher has signed Dead or Alive creator Tomonobu Itagaki for a game. So, who's next? » 7/01/10 2:30am 7/01/10 2:30am