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Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Goes Free and Online Only This Summer

This isn't Ghost Recon: Future Soldier, but it may be better, delivering tactical action and fast-paced play in an online only, free-to-play computer game.
Ghost Recon Online goes into beta this summer with plans for a broader release in the second half of the year, and from what I played I can't... More »

LEGO Universe Developer: I Will Never Make an MMO Again

An open letter to my fellow developers and gamers who follow the industry.
Drafted by Ryan Seabury, Chief Creative Occifer & Founder, END Games Entertainment.

I recently departed my beloved old development studio after helping build it from five to two hundred people, with consistent 50% growth... More »

Current Is Currently My Favorite Game

iOS games can be a crap shoot. There are some real diamonds, but a lot of crap. Then, every once in a while, you find a game, and you really get into it. More »

L.A. Noire: The Kotaku Review

The best trailer for the video game L.A. Noire that its creators never made would have featured a man's face. The face would have been that of an unremarkable owner of a liquor store in 1947 Los Angeles, a hard-working type. More »

Let's Help a Gamer Get Into Anime

Commenter SecretMoblin has yet to experience the joy of sitting in a darkened room at 3AM sobbing hysterically over a Japanese cartoon. He needs anime suggestions, so its time to Speak Up on Kotaku. More »

Two Ninjas Converge in a Snowy Wood in Mortal Kombat: Legacy

Episode seven of director Kevin Tancharoen's live-action Mortal Kombat: Legacy web series touches on the origin of two of the video game franchise's most iconic characters, Scorpion and Sub-Zero. More »

Nothing Could Possibly Go Wrong Now That Duke Nukem Forever Has Gone Gold

This is it, ladies and gentlemen. A gold master containing the culmination of fourteen years of game development is now in production, discs filled with action, toilet humor, and attitude rolling off the line in preparation for Duke Nukem Forever's June 10 release. More »

Sit Back and Listen to a Tale of The Witcher

In a dreary encampment outside the small town of Flotsam the inhabitants gather nightly to listen to legendary tales of heroism. You don't need to visit, but if you're passing through you'd do well to stop and sit awhile. More »

Minecraft Mobile Getting E3 Outing?

What's that I spy in this email from Sony Ericsson? Could it be Minecraft?
Packed with imagery and references to Minecraft, it seems a safe bet to assume that the Sony Ericsson E3 party for their Xperia Play phone has got to be, at least in part, about the popular indie computer game.
The party... More »

The LEGO Video Game Conundrum

It's a mistake, in light of Lego Pirates Of The Caribbean, to accuse Traveller's Tales of diminishing returns with their Lego series. I keep seeing that happening. More »

Don't Mess with the Angry Ass Birds

The Angry Ass Birds are ready to lay down some serious firepower in Anthony Jones' hilarious fan art redesign. "Get to da slingshot!!!"
Related Rampages: More »

Now that I have the space, I really do need to get a pinball machine. Maybe a Pinbot, Addam's Family or, heck, even a Hook. –Brian Crecente

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