Farewell, Old Friends | One last transformation before they hit storage. (Photo by Michael Fahey)

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World Exclusive First Look Under the Hood of the Next Unreal Engine

You've seen the sexed up trailer showing what games based on Epic's Unreal Engine will look like in the coming generation. Now join Kotaku and Gizmodo for the world's first peek at the tools and technology that will be used to create some of the biggest games on every platform from PC to iOS in coming years More »

Skulls of the Shogun Is The Wu-Tang Advance Wars We Didn't Know We Needed

It helps if you can hear the soundtrack. It helps if you loved Advance Wars. It might even help if you liked listening to the Wu-Tang Clan or watched Kill Bill a decade ago and developed a love for an old martial arts movie like Shogun Assassin. More »

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How Powerful Does Your PC Need To Be To Make The Witcher 2 Look This Good?

With only six weeks to go before The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings explodes on the PC gaming scene, CD Projekt Red releases the system requirements for the epic role-playing game, along with some screenshots to show off what you'll be missing if you don't meet those requirements. More »

Aperture Science Introduces The Portal 2 Turret, Consumer Edition

When you've got a product that works as well as Portal's Turrets, you can't limit them to purely military use. Aperture Science boss Cave Johnson proudly presents the Turret consumer edition, now available in countless designer colors. More »

Gamer Problems: Being Stalked By Children

In today's very special episode of Speak-Up on Kotaku, commenter Hongo deals with an issue that every gamer faces at some point: Children think we're pretty damn awesome. More »

Sega Teases ‘Something Big' For Sonic The Hedgehog On His 20th Anniversary - Is It Sonic Generations?

Hard-working Sega mascot Sonic the Hedgehog turns 20-years-old this summer. Surely Sega must have grand plans for the "Blast Processing" pioneer, right? Right. And we'll find out what those plans are this week-or have we already? More »

With two baby boys on the way, it's time to say goodbye to childish things. A closet full of Transformers will become a closet full of baby clothes, the war between the Autobots and Decepticons put on hold until my kids are old enough to play with them without losing pieces. –Michael Fahey

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