The Internet Reacts To The 2DS Reveal

Think what you will of the recently-unveiled Nintendo 2DS, but at the very least we can't say that it's a hardware reveal that went unnoticed—Nintendo's curiously-designed budget handheld started getting reactions from the internet almost immediately. » 8/28/13 6:30pm 8/28/13 6:30pm

Game Designer Would Like You To Stop Fixating On Review Scores

Platinum Games' Hideki Kamiya has a new video game out. It's not getting perfect scores or perfect reviews. Yeah, like he cares. Here's one of video game's most expressive game designers brushing off criticism as only he can. » 8/19/13 7:45pm 8/19/13 7:45pm

Rob Lowe Doesn't Need An Emmy; He's Got His Rock Band Skills

Emmy Nominations. Every year they're a minefield of snubs, bizarre choices, and outright travesties. Sometimes the only way to cope is by playing video games. » 7/23/13 2:00pm 7/23/13 2:00pm

Hideo Kojima Reviews Pacific Rim In Eight Tweets

It's no surprise that Hideo Kojima, maker of games about people, giant robots and war would like a new summer blockbuster about people, giant robots and monsters. (Hey, two out of three...) It is nevertheless refreshing to see how gleeful the Metal Gear mastermind is about next week's Guillermo Del Toro action flick, » 7/05/13 5:00pm 7/05/13 5:00pm

Consider #lessonsfromz Free Advice on How Not To Run a Gaming Company

Scott Jon Siegel knows Zynga from the inside out. The game designer was at the casual game company as they grew to becoming a buzzed-about company, working on titles like Café World and Scramble. He left a while back and is now at PopCap Games. Like lots of other game creators, he looked on with concern as Zynga shed… » 6/05/13 7:30pm 6/05/13 7:30pm

No TV Talk At The Xbox E3 Conference, Microsoft Says

A large chunk of the Xbox One reveal was dedicated to telling us that we don't watch TV the right way, and that Microsoft's new machine will help fix that. But don't worry! E3 will be different. » 5/31/13 1:00pm 5/31/13 1:00pm

Great Moments in Tweeting With Jonny Moseley

Skiing great Jonny Moseley types his Tweets one letter at a time, just like the rest of us. And here he is chiming in on an exchange between Kotaku gossip Superannuation, Giant Bomb's Ryan Davis and me. This, folks, is what Twitter was made for. Just no one tell Jonny that Ryan Davis reviewed Jonny's PS2 game back in… » 5/23/13 2:00pm 5/23/13 2:00pm