So Many People | OSAKA, JAPAN: As northeastern Japan rebuilds and deals with a nuclear crisis, life in Western Japan goes on. (Photo: Adam Pretty | Getty)

Before They Were Famous: Bungie Today is the first in a new "Before They Were Famous" series here on Total Recall, where we look at the games some of the world's biggest developers worked on before they became some of the world's biggest developers.

Gaming's Most Beautiful Transgender Gamer Releasing Semi-Nude Photo Book Kayo Satoh, aka "Kayo Police", is one of Japan's most talented Street Fighter players. She's also a popular fashion model. But she wasn't always a she.

Is This the Man to Make a Great Gaming Film? One of Japan's most famous directors, Takashi Miike recently revealed that he's working on a film version of a popular DS game. The game is believed to be a film version of Ace Attorney (these might be the first set pics). Miike isn't a stranger to video games or video game movies. He's made a couple before.

We Got Microsoft to Promote The Red Ring of Death and Our Other Xbox Live Indie Favorites Every couple of weeks we deliver a list of our favorite (mostly) new Xbox Live Indie games to officials involved with the Xbox 360. We pick our favorite indie games; they list them in a corner of the Xbox Live Games Marketplace called Kotaku's Favorites (it's in the Indie channel).

Five Year-Old Girls Make The Most Adorable Video Games Game developer Ryan Henson Creighton took his daughter to the recent Toronto independent game jam, and let her make a game (with some help). I hope your teeth are ready for all this sweetness.

Today, I got some bowls I made at a pottery store back, all fired and finished. Pottery's pretty cool. I had no idea. –Brian Ashcraft

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