I have a terrible confession to make, I never got very far in Mass Effect. It's not because I dislike the game, it's the time I'd have to put in to get anywhere near completion.
The beat 'em up genre flourished in the nineties, with Capcom and Konami leading the way on the SNES and on the SEGA Genesis, as well as with a huge amount of great arcade games that never got a home console port.
If you're here in the Panel Discussion programming block, you might be a lapsed comics reader, trying to find a way back to the JLA Satellite. Or you might someone killing time until you pick up your weekly Wednesday pull list. Or maybe you've said goodbye to dozens of longboxes to embrace the promise of digital…
Video game social network and stat tracking service Raptr has announced the winners of its 2011 Most Played Games awards, and while overall gamers spent more time playing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 than any other 2011 title, it's The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim that walked home with the Most Played Game of 2011 award.…
Why do we burn through our video games so fast? Because we play them too fast. Commenter Urfe suggests the key to enjoying video games more is pacing your play in today's Speak Up on Kotaku. Let's prolong some magic!
Commenter Supra5mge spends a great many hours squeezing ever ounce of enjoyment out of his role-playing games. How do your numbers compare to his? Show him up in today's Speak Up on Kotaku.
Time is one of the most storied magazines the world has ever seen, and while its relevance may have dipped somewhat during the internet era, it's still seen as a respectable publication. So its first ever video game tie-in is a bit of a disappointment.
What do Neil Gaiman, Lady Gaga, Xeni Jardin and Felicia Day have in common? They all made Time's list for best Twitter feeds.
Blood spattered across his pants and canary-yellow racing jacket, Chuck Greene stands uncomfortably in front of the bathroom stall.
I play a lot of video games. But someday, will I be just like Andrew Leonard, a man whose life no longer has room for the leading medium of 30-hour masterpieces? That is what I fear.
One perk that an old Ratchet game unlocks in the forthcoming Ratchet sequel is useful. The other perk, is not.
Time magazine weighs in on Tetris' birthday, implying that it is by far the most lasting success of the Soviet Union.
Time's latest issue is its "Time 100" in which they name the most influential people in the world, for this year anyway. Rockstar rockstars Dan and Sam Houser are in the "artists and entertainers" category.
The results of Time's online poll to determine the "World's Most Influential People in 2009," as decided by the mouth-breathing internet, has ranked Nintendo game designer Shigeru Miyamoto as the world's 42nd most influential person.
While Time Magazine did a fine job of picking out the 10 top games of 2008, they might have been a bit premature with their gadget list, with PlayStation Home securing the 10 spot.
It's the end of the year. Know what that means? Time for lists! End of year lists! And know who loves lists more than anyone else? TIME magazine. Those guys are crazy for lists.
Time magazine, masters of the high-brow "top XX" list, are back this week with their take on the top 50 inventions of 2008. The vast majority of them don't apply. To us, at any rate. We don't really cover the retail DNA testing industry, or the daily comings and goings surrounding the (awesome) global seed vault. No,…