It's The Last Weekend To Play Resistance Online, So Get Right On That

It's time to shut the door on the least memorable shooter franchise of the previous generation. Online services for Resistance: Fall of Man and its two sequels will cease functioning on April 8. Surely someone out there is sad? » 4/05/14 4:19pm 4/05/14 4:19pm

Why Did Resistance Never Get As Big As Halo? Maybe It Changed Too Much.

Resistance started out as a Halo clone. It was to be Sony's answer to Microsoft, the PlayStation's own sci-fi shooter and killer app. It was to sell millions and earn its own base of rabid fans. » 9/11/12 2:30pm 9/11/12 2:30pm

Yeah, It's Probably Time to Put the Resistance Series to Bed

It just never really clicked, did it? Despite all the advertising and hype and expectations placed upon it, Sony's Resistance series has always just...been there. People like it, sure, but it's not exactly a blockbuster, certainly not to the level Sony were hoping/expecting when it debuted alongside the launch of the… » 6/26/12 1:30am 6/26/12 1:30am

Resistance: Burning Skies Review Update: It's a "No"

We've updated our Resistance: Burning Skies review now that we've been able to play the game's online multiplayer against regular gamers. We've switched the 'Should You Play This Game' verdict from "Not Yet" to "No". Full explanation/review here. » 6/01/12 4:45pm 6/01/12 4:45pm

Resistance: Burning Skies: The Kotaku Review

The PlayStation Vita has two analog sticks and can run some of the same games that are on the PlayStation 3. That's good news for Sony's wonderful handheld hardware and bad news for Resistance: Burning Skies a mediocre new first-person shooter that has no excuses for underachieving. » 5/29/12 11:30am 5/29/12 11:30am

Resistance: Burning Skies Comes to the Vita in May

In a Q&A over at the PlayStation Blog, Sony announced that the PS Vita's first-person shooter Resistance: Burning Skies will be released on May 29th. » 2/13/12 6:42pm 2/13/12 6:42pm

Insomniac Makes it Official; They're Done with Resistance

Widely expected to be the case, to the point that studio chief Ted Price was surprised it made big news, Insomniac has confirmed that it is finished with the Resistance series it started in 2006. » 1/29/12 4:00pm 1/29/12 4:00pm

Resistance's Official Site is Back Online After Seven-Week Outage

The official site for the Resistance series of games is back online, ending a seven-week outage and one of the strangest security breaches in a year that has seen quite enough of them. » 12/23/11 5:51pm 12/23/11 5:51pm

Who are you to Resist This God of War Art?

With over a decade's experience in video game concept art, Carlo Arellano has worked on some of the industry's biggest franchises, including World of Warcraft, Resistance and God of War. » 12/07/11 6:00am 12/07/11 6:00am

Resistance 3’s Brutality DLC Brings Co-Op Survival and Heavy Metal…

Starting today, you'll be able to rampage your way through one of the PS3's best first-person shooters with a friend as Resistance 3 adds the all-new Brutality DLC pack. The add-on introduces a co-operative mode where two players face down wave after wave of Chimera aliens. » 12/06/11 2:40pm 12/06/11 2:40pm

Sony Says No Malware Involved in Attack on Resistance Forums

A Nov. 11 breach of Resistance's official web site, including its forums, did not serve malware to visitors as some had alleged, Sony told Kotaku on Friday. Sony confirmed that an intrusion did take place, resulting in's immediate closure. The site remains offline as Sony works to rebuild it and close… » 12/02/11 11:30am 12/02/11 11:30am

Resistance Site, Forums are Down; Hacking Alleged [Updated]

Visitors to, the official site for the Resistance franchise of PS3 games, say the site was serving up malware yesterday. One of them alerted Insomniac Games, and now the entire site has been taken offline for maintenance. » 11/12/11 11:00am 11/12/11 11:00am

When Console Exclusives Collide (at Walmart)

Reader billdcon spied Resistance 3 and Gears of War 3 hot-bunking a PS3 kiosk at his local Walmart. "Not pictured, people asking for Gears for PS3, and Walmart employees actually looking all around to try to find a copy," says billdcon. We'll believe him. » 10/01/11 12:00pm 10/01/11 12:00pm

Uncharted Once had "Elements of Tolkien" In it (wha?)

Uncharted, Naughty Dog and Sony's sexier, more contemporary take on Romancing the Stone, was at one stage a little more Romancing the Grail/Maiden/Orcs, according to a former developer. » 9/23/11 2:00am 9/23/11 2:00am

Resistance 3: The Kotaku Review

After the flawed Resistance 2, a game that drained the joy from the PlayStation 3's once very promising shooter series, Insomniac Games comes closer to hitting its target with its third game set amongst the human-Chimera war. All it took to get Resistance 3 back on track was a bullet in the head. » 9/16/11 5:30am 9/16/11 5:30am

Resistance 3 Really Captures the Details of Burly Geek Beards…

If you're playing Resistance 3, you've likely come in contact with the digital recreation of two Resistance super-fans, the winners of the "Get in the Game" contest. In fact, they're some of the first people you'll meet. So see where that impressive in-game beard originates. » 9/09/11 5:40pm 9/09/11 5:40pm

Can Humanity Triumph Over Game Reviewers in Resistance 3?

The invasion is over, the Chimera have won, and the end of humanity is nigh. But wait? What's that cresting the horizon? Why it's the Resistance 3 Frankenreview. » 9/06/11 1:00pm 9/06/11 1:00pm

Launching with the PlayStation 3 back in 2006, the original signaled that Sony wanted a blockbuster FPS franchise to call its own. Insomniac's…

Resistance 3's Alternate Cover is for People Who Adore Box Art, Not…

Insomniac Games' PlayStation 3 shooter Resistance 3 has some of the best, some of the classiest box art of the year, thanks to beloved British graphic designer Olly Moss. Better still? You won't have a visually wade through a sea of logos to enjoy Moss' work. » 8/29/11 4:40pm 8/29/11 4:40pm

Resistance: Burning Skies Is the PSP's Dream Come True

Of all the games we've seen so far destined for the new PlayStation Vita, none epitomise the gulf between Sony's last handheld and its next one like Resistance. » 8/17/11 1:00pm 8/17/11 1:00pm