Goodbye Cookies | Today was to be my last as a Kotaku intern. I brought cookies...but only three of us were here to eat them. (Photo by Drew Cohen)

The New, Better Beast Mode is Gears of War 3's No-Longer-Secret Weapon

Much has changed in the year since Epic Games last showed Beast Mode, the play-as-the-bad-guys part of this September's Gears of War 3. Much has changed for the better, I learned, when I played the new Beast Mode yesterday. More »

Our Weird Video Game Summer Has a No-Strike Madden, a Kooky Catherine, Gears of War 3 and Much More

Blockbuster video games rarely released during the summer. But scale is no measure of quality; and while not all are of AAA-proportions, we'll demonstrate that this summer's schedule could include some of the strangest and boldest titles of the year. More »

Grudge Match: Duke Nukem 3D Versus Duke Nukem Forever

There's been alot of talk lately about the content of Duke Nukem Forever in comparison to Duke Nukem 3D and if it's really all that different... or worse. The previous game was notorious for its adult content but gained just as much recognition for being a fun, well-designed shooter with interactive environments. Last week's Forever - not so much. More »

Star Wars Galaxies Is Dead, Long Live The Old Republic

Star Wars Galaxies, the original massively-multiplayer online role-playing game based on George Lucas' universe, will go offline later this year after more than eight years of service, Sony Online Entertainment and LucasArts announced today. More »

We're Talking About Acts 1 and 2 of Shadows of the Damned Right Here

Ok everybody, it's finally time. Lets talk about Shadows of the Damned. Today we're going discuss acts One and Two (Sorry about the short notice on that.) Anyways, we're all here now. I'm just going to throw out a few questions, which will hopefully serve as a jumping off point for you if you didn't have an idea you were burning to put out there. If you do have something else to talk about, please feel free to completely ignore these. More »

American Faces Minimum 1 Year in Prison for Bringing Manga to Canada On His Laptop

If you're traveling to Canada, a country whose customs officials are notorious for playing the role of morality police, you'd better leave your Japanese comics at home - whether they're in print or digital. More »

Well, the PSN Still Isn't Online In Japan

Enjoying the PlayStation Network and the Qriocity service? Japan...isn't. The Japanese PSN is still down, which is pretty shitty if you have a PS3 and use the Japanese PSN. If not, well. More »

Well, folks, it's been an interesting ride. I was a Talk Amongst Yourselves custodian. I predicted the coming of the Wii U. (No really, I did.) I was wined and dined at E3, and came the closest I ever will in my life to a woman in a thong. (She was a washing a car in honor of Saint's Row: The Third, and I was prodigously uncomfortable.) But all things must end, and so concludes my Kotaku internship. And to all of you I say: "So long, farewell, Auf wiedersehen, good night." – Drew Cohen

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