STARBUCKS! | This image has been making the rounds lately. Starbuck, Starbuck drinking Starbucks in Starbucks... now fetch me a white whale. Photo: imgur)

Modern Warfare 3 to Feature Bigger Story, More Destruction This Fall

While still unannounced, sources who have seen the game in action tell Kotaku that the next Call of Duty will be a Modern Warfare 3 that pushes the bar on what people have come to expect from the series. More »

The First of Many Updates to Design is Live Right Now

This morning Kotaku pushed live a little (but very hard-won) update to our code that most folks probably won't even notice. But for more dedicated readers and those with older web browsers, these changes should help to soothe at least some of the wounds inflicted by the redesign.
You can finally... More »

Strict Regulations Govern the Breasts of Soul Calibur

Soul Calibur boss Daishi Odashima gives us a peek at the exacting measurements governing the chest sizes of the game's femme fatales, as seen on Twitter. More »

In 10 Minutes, We'll Show You How Weird and Excellent Brink Is

Brink is a strange game. Is it the next must-play shooter? Is it a forgettable Team Fortress knock-off? Or is it something else? Is it really a decent single-player game? More »

Agent 47 Steps Out of the Shadows in Hitman: Absolution

Betrayed by the only people he trusts and hunted by the police, the beautifully bald and barcoded Agent 47 navigates a vast conspiracy in Hitman: Absolution, the latest adventure for IO Interactive's killer-for-hire. More »

Our First Look at Battlefield 3's Take on Karkand

Here's our first, sadly static, look at the map you get for free if you pre-order the Limited Edition of Electronic Arts' Battlefield 3.
Back to Karkand is a chance to relieve the "greatest Battlefield maps ever," according to a developer blog about the expansion pack bonus. More »

SpyParty Beta Starting Soon, Here's How to Sign Up

I've been impressed with SpyParty since the day I first played it, but soon you'll no longer have to take my word for it. The game's creator, Chris Hecker, is about to pull a Minecraft and launch a $15 beta.
You'll be able to join by signing up at an official web page (this one). More »

Brink Teeters at the Edge of Critical Failure

In Splash Damage's Brink, rival factions do battle over the fate of a post-apocalyptic floating city called The Ark. Judging by the critical reaction of some video game critics, The Ark may have already sunk. More »

A Look Inside The Art of Building The Halo Universe

With the ten year anniversary of the release of the original Xbox shooter Halo looming, Titan Books is preparing to publish a collection of art from the series. More »

This is Johnny Depp's Jack Sparrow as a LEGO Pirate

Johnny Depp does a great job playing an off-kilter buccaneer in the Pirates of the Caribbean movies, but can a pile of LEGO bricks-a pile of virtual ones, no less-nail the performance in a new video game? More »

PSN Restoration "At Least A Few More Days"

While Sony Computer Entertainment of America still isn't releasing a new timeline for getting their Playstation 3, Qriocity and Sony Online Entertainment services back online, they said this afternoon that it "will likely be at least a few more days." My money is on Friday night. More »

That's a lot of Starbucks in that picture. Makes me thirsty for WHALES!!! –Brian Crecente

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