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 4/13/14 7:00pm

Gearbox Says They're Not Making Borderlands 3 Now, For Good Reasons

Gearbox boss and former Kotaku guest-writer Randy Pitchford knows people would like a Borderlands 3 someday. He would, too. But the time is not right for Borderlands 3. It's so not the right time for the inevitable mega-sequel that Pitchford's studio isn't even making the game. He swears! » 2/14/14 2:30pm 2/14/14 2:30pm

Randy Pitchford, CEO of the Company That Made Borderlands 2, Is…

Borderlands 2 came out this week. It's a stylish, personality-filled first-person shooter combined with RPG elements. It's crazy funny. The story is better than the first game. Touching, even. It's an awesome cooperative experience. Maybe get it on PC. » 9/20/12 12:45pm 9/20/12 12:45pm

The Tricky Math Of A $99 Game Console [Update]

Ouya sprung onto people's radar recently with an incredibly desirable, or at the least incredibly interesting pitch. The would-be console makers offer a cheap alternative for gamers to play, and even hack and mod their way through the hardware and games potentially offered on the platform. » 7/13/12 3:30pm 7/13/12 3:30pm

The Authorized Story of the Next Aliens Video Game Will Change the Way …

The much-hyped Ridley Scott movie Prometheus isn't the only big Aliens-related project that might change the way we think of one of sci-fi's best series. » 5/04/12 10:40am 5/04/12 10:40am

"One of the things we're really proud about is that there were some things that fans like us always believed were inconsistencies between and…

The Man Who Brought Duke Nukem Forever Back To Life Likens It To A…

Who cares if Duke Nukem Forever is "good" or not? It is at least as satisfying as a greasy burger, as catchy as a Ke$ha song or maybe as enjoyable as a performance of Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark in which no one suffers a debilitating injury. (Or does. Which would make that superhero musical better?) » 6/17/11 9:00pm 6/17/11 9:00pm

In Defense of Duke Nukem Forever

Who is Duke Nukem, and why—after all of these years—are we still talking about him? One of our readers has described him as a "character that people actually love or hate. Or feel something about. As opposed to military personnel (1) and (1a)." In a sea of "blandness," according to the reader, the Duke is something to be… » 6/13/11 5:00pm 6/13/11 5:00pm

How Aliens: Colonial Marines Will Marry Alien's Suspense to Aliens'…

Aliens: Colonial Marines will be an Aliens experience in three acts, an interactive exploration of the story that follows Alien 3, which promises to delve into both the horror and the action of the storied franchise. » 6/09/11 4:00pm 6/09/11 4:00pm