SERIOUS GAMING | The Games for Change Festival kicked off this week in New York City. (Photo by Brian Crecente)

Resident Evil's Dip Into Action Is More Experiment Than Evolution

I haven't had a good scare since 2005, at least not at the hands of Resident Evil. While it may not be another six years until the lurching infected, man or dog, scare the pants off me, Capcom does seem hesitant to make any short-term promises about the series once famous for making people... More »

Can Two Dudes Really Survive Against a Horde of Zombies?

The latest in Rooster Teeth's Immersion series of web videos is here, this time seeing if two dudes in a video game could really survive against a horde of 400 zombies. More »

Wii Motion Plus Captures Jimmy Fallon's Wild Flailing on Late Night

Jimmy Fallon's body was ready, but Reggie Fils-Aime overwhelmed him anyway with what Nintendo had to offer at E3. Nintendo's E3 showcase spanned four consoles while Late Night with Jimmy Fallon featured only three. More »

Liveblogging Al Gore's Games for Change Keynote

Former vice president Al Gore addresses the Games for Change summit today, kicking off three days of discussion about making games for social impact. Gore is co-founder and chairman of Generation Investment Management and co-founder and chairman of Current TV. More »

Proving Ground Co-Host Dies in Crash [Update]

Ryan Dunn, Jackass daredevil and co-host of G4's Proving Ground, died in a Pennsylvania car crash this morning. He was 34. Dunn's latest show, which co-stars IGN's Jessica Chobot and had the two testing memorable moments in video games, comics, TV and movies, premiered less than a week ago. Dunn... More »

Welcome to the Game Club: Shadows of the Damned a.k.a. the Five-Week Boner Joke

Howdy everyone! Welcome to the next installment of the Kotaku Game Club! Starting this week, through the month of July, we're going to play Shadows of the Damned, the third-person shooter from Resident Evil mastermind Shinji Mikami, and the crazy man behind No More Heroes, Suda 51. More »

Nintendo Believes the 3DS' Two Big Problems Have Been Fixed

The buzz on the Nintendo 3DS hasn't been good, I recently mentioned to Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime. I hear people complaining about a lack of must-play games and a lack of reasons to boot up the machine. More »

Accused Train Robber and Whiskey Thief Sets Sights on Game Consoles

An accused whiskey drinkin', train robbin', Xbox stealin' ne'er-do-well was picked up earlier this month after police say he stole more than $100,000 worth of Xbox 360s. Mario Ward and his accomplice William Flowers were arrested a couple of weeks back for stealing hundreds of Xbox 360's on... More »

The Games for Change Festival kicked off today in New York City with a talk by an apparently exhausted Al Gore. I was excited to hear what brought Gore to the city to discuss important gaming, but it sounds like the talk was a major let down. He somehow seemed to be able to redirect his talk and the questions back to climate change. Crazy! –Brian Crecente

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