Roleplaying the Renegade: Lessons from My 2nd Mass Effect Playthrough

A Plea For Scene Selection in Video Games

You can skip to your favorite scene in a movie, flip to an exciting chapter in a book you've read, but you can't just drop into a video game you've finished at any given point. In today's Speak Up on Kotaku, commenter Smorlock wonders why. » 5/19/11 11:20am 5/19/11 11:20am

There Is No Such Thing As The "Madden Curse"

Originally published in 2007, we've just updated this feature - on why there's no such thing as the "Madden Curse" - to reflect some of the game's more contemporary "victims". » 4/27/10 3:30am 4/27/10 3:30am

Velvet Assassin Preview: Metal Gear Lite

Southpeak had their very own Violette Summer on hand to pose for pictures with fans. But, I was at their booth to check out their game, not the babe. » 2/09/09 1:20pm 2/09/09 1:20pm

Velvet Assassin Slinks Back To 2009

European gamers who fancied some 1940s stealth gaming in Velvet Assassin will have to wait until the new year. Replay has pushed back the game's European release to early 2009. This is ostensibly to bring the launch in line with the US release but will of course have the handy side-effect of extending the development… » 9/09/08 5:20pm 9/09/08 5:20pm