Elder Scrolls Online Impressions from an MMO Hater/Skyrim Player

I finally got the opportunity to participate in the Elder Scrolls Online Beta. If you've spoken with me on TAY, you'll know that the only MMO I've spent time in is the recent Defiance, which is a wholely different beast, and honestly plays like a quest-driven singleplayer with the lack of players on the servers. This… » 3/06/14 10:01am 3/06/14 10:01am

Difficulty is not Death

I'm really enjoying Alien Rage right now, and I guess that’s kind of weird, because it was a poorly rated game. When I was chatting with a friend about it on launch, he went “ew, Giant Bomb did a Quicklook of that game, and it was horrible.” But, well, much to my surprise, Alien Rage is not actually horrible. It’s fun; … » 2/14/14 6:03pm 2/14/14 6:03pm

The 2013 Speakys: Round One

Hello fellow gamers. Welcome to the first round of The 2013 Speakys - the only Kotaku award show run by readers, voted on by readers and announced by readers. This is (amazingly) the third year I've had the honor of hosting The Speakys, and I'm hoping for our best turn out yet. But didn't Kotaku already have a… » 1/11/14 11:00am 1/11/14 11:00am

Say Goodbye to Speak Up on Kotaku with the Best Final Fantasy Sequel…

That's right, it's the end of Speak Up on Kotaku as we know it, at least as a daily feature. For years I've (Fahey) been going though the Speak Up and then TAY user forums, scouring them for gems to share with the class, like commenter CannibalTuna stepping up to admit that Final Fantasy X-2 was a pretty good game.… » 9/21/12 5:30pm 9/21/12 5:30pm

This Post Only Exists to Justify Pictures from Robin Hood: Men in…

The era of Speak Up on Kotaku comes to a close at the end of this week, but we've still got some fire left, more than enough to rise to the challenge put forth today by commenter Voltaire Crescent. » 9/17/12 5:30pm 9/17/12 5:30pm