It's a nice day for a white Ouya. Just in time for Christmas, the tiny Android console gets its first limited edition recolor. At $129.99 it's $30 more than the standard edition, but it's also $30 prettier and comes with 16GB storage instead of 8GB, so it all works out. » 11/18/13 10:40am 11/18/13 10:40am

That's One Way To Sell The Basic Wii U

With a new Wii U Deluxe set coming out on November 1 featuring two Mario games, how can Nintendo possibly sell new Wii buyers on the basic unit? How about an exclusive Skylanders: Swap Force figure? » 10/25/13 1:30pm 10/25/13 1:30pm

There Are Too Many Dark-Haired White Guys in Gaming

What's wrong with dark-haired white guys? Commenter Daemon_Gildas thinks they represent an unfair percentage of our video game heroes, and tells us all about it in today's Speak Up on Kotaku. » 8/14/12 5:30pm 8/14/12 5:30pm

The World of Darkness MMO Flirts With Permanent Death

In the World of Darkness series of pen-and-paper role-playing games, when your character dies there's no coming back. According to a panel run by the developers at last weekend's Grand Masquerade, permadeath will carry over to the massively multiplayer online role-playing game as well. » 9/20/11 5:40pm 9/20/11 5:40pm

A Trip Through Pokémon Black And White's Online Dream World

With the Pokémon Global Link service, Pokémon Black and White players can sync their game data with their PC and enter a magical world that exists in the dreams of pocket monsters. Join me on my first trip to this Pokémon Dream World. » 4/22/11 3:20pm 4/22/11 3:20pm

Black Friday DSiWare Bundles Are Limited-Time Only

Answering a question we posed last week, Nintendo has officially announced two DSiWare-packed DSi bundles for Black Friday, available only as long as supplies last. » 11/23/09 10:20am 11/23/09 10:20am

Minority Report: The Non-White Gamer's Experience

Fergus Mills searches for the words. It's clear he wants to say this carefully. The 22-year-old from Macon, Ga. is black. His Xbox Live avatar is black. Except that it's not. » 9/14/09 1:00pm 9/14/09 1:00pm