Why We Should All Be Terrified Now That PAX Is One Day Longer

Usually, PAX runs three days. It’s enough time for tabletop gamers, cosplayers and geeks of every stripe to get their ya-yas out with each other about the stuff they love. But, this year, the Penny Arcade Expo is going an extra day. Who knows what horrible facets of human nature could shamble forth as the annual fan… » 8/29/13 3:00pm 8/29/13 3:00pm

There Was No Real Reason to Be Excited During E3, You Fool

Did you cheer when Sony delivered that epic smackdown retort to Microsoft’s unpopular policies during its E3 press conference this year? Did you gasp at the shiny newness of The Division? Were you choked up at seeing Mega Man in the upcoming Smash Bros. game? You shouldn’t have been. The hobby/medium that you’ve… » 7/08/13 2:00pm 7/08/13 2:00pm

The Secret Ingredient Needed to Make Anything a ‘Real Game’

There's been some heated discussion as to whether Proteus » 2/12/13 3:00pm 2/12/13 3:00pm—Ed Key and David Tanaga's award-winning —can be called a game. All the back-and-forth boils down to . But, if you want to nail down to a more restrictive, AAA-centric definition of what a game is, then cartoonist Zac Gorman is here to help you. Kotaku

Take a Groovy, Animated Trip through One Man's Favorite Games of 2012

Zac Gorman's been doing video game-centric comics for Kotaku for the better part of a year now. He's riffed on everything from Dishonored's stealth to what makes people jealous in Journey. So, it's only fitting that he lets everybody know what his favorite playable experiences from the last twelve months were. It's… » 12/31/12 9:00am 12/31/12 9:00am

Take A Glimpse At Your Likely Video Game Future

Evan's Note: Stumbles aside, the newly-released Wii U is already pointing towards one possible future for console video games. And, when it hits next year, the Ouya box might have the power to shift games development and delivery in a yet another direction. It all sounds great, doesn't it? There's just one catch…

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