How GameStop's 'Karissa The Destroyer' Smash Bros. Stunt Went Down

At a GameStop event in California earlier this month, a 10-year-old girl trashed pro-level opponents at a special Super Smash Bros. Wii U demo. Quickly proven fake, GameStop finally comes clean on how "Karissa the Destroyer" cleaned up. » 11/22/14 4:00pm 11/22/14 4:00pm

Nazi Explosions Meet Beautiful Landscape Paintings in This Video Game…

Geoffroy Thoorens is a French concept artist who currently works at Quantic Dream, the developers of Heavy Rain and the upcoming Beyond: Two Souls. » 7/20/12 3:00am 7/20/12 3:00am

Where Can You Find Nazis, EVE Online and the Beautiful Adrift all In…

Why, right here of course, in the latest instalment of Fine Art, Kotaku's daily look at the concept art of video games. » 8/30/11 7:00am 8/30/11 7:00am

There's A Trick To Playing R.U.S.E. With Kinect

You won't be able to play Ubisoft's strategy game R.U.S.E. using Microsoft's Xbox 360 Kinect anytime soon, but the PC version is another matter entirely. » 1/03/11 1:20pm 1/03/11 1:20pm

Steam Plays A Game That Could Win You 100 Games

Valve is giving Steam users a new way to win video games—up to a hundred of them!—and even score some new headwear in Team Fortress 2. The "Great Steam Treasure Hunt" is a game for winning games. » 12/07/10 3:40pm 12/07/10 3:40pm

Free Nuclear Annihilation Coming To R.U.S.E.

It's no trick; Ubisoft is delivering three new maps and two new game types to its deceptive strategy game R.U.S.E. next month as part of the free Manhattan Project Pack. » 11/18/10 5:20pm 11/18/10 5:20pm

Playing R.U.S.E. With Playstation Move

I've played Ubisoft's real-time strategy game R.U.S.E. plenty of times with gamepads and keyboards, But this week was my first chance to check it out using the Playstation MOVE: And I loved it. » 8/18/10 1:00pm 8/18/10 1:00pm

Ubisoft's Next Game Dumps Controversial DRM System [Update]

Ubisoft's digital rights management system for its PC games has been wildly unpopular since first adopted. And that's putting it mildly. Which might explain why the company's next PC game is ditching it. » 8/12/10 3:30am 8/12/10 3:30am

Player Feedback Pushes R.U.S.E. To September

Proving that public beta tests aren't just for early free access, the team behind Ubisoft's deception-based strategy game R.U.S.E. are postponing the game's release until late September based on community feedback. » 4/23/10 12:20pm 4/23/10 12:20pm

R.U.S.E. Public Beta Hits Steam Next Week

Ubisoft is letting everyone in on the deception action next week, with a public beta test for Eugen System's bluff-based real-time strategy game R.U.S.E. dropping on Steam next week. » 3/03/10 2:00pm 3/03/10 2:00pm

Fingers-On Impressions Of R.U.S.E., A Real-Time Strategy Game Playable…

I controlled a real-time-strategy game with my fingertips for the first time last week. It wasn't as bad as I feared, not yet as good as I now want it to be. » 12/14/09 4:00pm 12/14/09 4:00pm

R.U.S.E. Beta Keys Deployed To V.I.P.s

Did you register for the R.U.S.E beta? Then you may want to check your e-mail and make sure your Steam account is in good standing. Ubisoft kicked off the game's V.I.P. beta program today. » 11/30/09 8:20pm 11/30/09 8:20pm

Testing Ubisoft's "Frequent Flyer" Rewards Program With Assassin's…

Over the weekend, a dead option offered through my PlayStation 3 copy of Assassin's Creed II went live. "Uplay" now works, the latest attempt by a publisher to tie its games together. If nothing else, it improved my Assassin's experience. » 11/17/09 5:00pm 11/17/09 5:00pm

R.U.S.E. Gets Touchy-Feely With Windows 7

Ubisoft's upcoming strategy game R.U.S.E. craves your touch, announced as one of the first games to fully support the new multitouch capabilities of Windows 7. » 10/23/09 11:20am 10/23/09 11:20am

R.U.S.E.: Playing the Subterfuge Card in Normandy

R.U.S.E., Ubisoft's upcoming real-time strategy title, is a satisfying combination of trickery and tactics, though it may feel a bit light for hardcore fans of the genre. » 8/25/09 11:00am 8/25/09 11:00am

R.U.S.E. Beta Coming Later This Y.E.A.R.

Ubisoft announced today that, later this year, PC gamers will get a chance to dip their toes into a R.U.S.E. beta, which will offer successful applicants "an extended preview of the multiplayer experience." » 8/20/09 8:30am 8/20/09 8:30am

Brink, WET, Red Steel 2 Added to Growing Gamescom List

With less than two weeks to go before Gamescom kicks off in Cologne, the list of games that will be present and playable continues to grow. » 8/06/09 11:00am 8/06/09 11:00am

The Clips of E3: Day Three & Four

Day three of E3's clip round up has a lot more gameplay and a lot less hardware to drool over; but you can still get another look at the PSP Go in action. » 6/05/09 4:00am 6/05/09 4:00am