Tickle Me Nurses - Elmo gets some Silent Hill treatment at Comic Con. (As Tweeted by @DanRyckert)

The Gunstringer is Almost the Most Fun I've Had with the Kinect, Fruit Ninja Kinect The Most

I've finally got a reason to reconnect the Kinect to my Xbox 360.
It's been nearly four months since I moved half-way across the country to upstate New York, and while I've been slowly piecing back together my gaming set up and all of its many consoles, I still haven't found a reason to... More »

Groove Coaster is a Finger-Tapping Musical Space Invaders Masterpiece

Just when I was certain there was no new way to combine tapping fingers and music on the iPhone, Reisuke Ishida marries the aesthetic of his award-winning Space Invaders: More »

But What if You Don't Have Internet? Can You Get Twenty Free Games?

I have internet. If you're reading this, you probably have internet. But not everyone in Japan has internet.
China and the European Union have the most internet users, followed by the United States, India, and Japan (via Wii). More »

What's the Best Game for a Multiplayer Shooter Noob?

Commenter DeapGalaxy isn't an online multiplayer shooter fan, but he'd sure like to be. Help him find the perfect game in today's thrilling episode of Speak Up on Kotaku. More »

The SteelSeries Spectrum 7XB Silences Doubts About High-End Wireless Gaming Headsets

I've often wondered what drives a person to shell out upwards of two hundred dollars for a high quality gaming headset instead of simply plugging in a pair of cheap ear buds or turning the television down really low. More »

Metro: Last Light Trailer Makes The Moscow Underground Extra Creepy

Metro: Last Light's newest trailer is actually two minutes of gameplay, and it's a well-chosen two minutes. Most of the dialogue is in Russian, but the atmosphere makes up for what you might be missing in the words being said. More »

Minecraft's Creator Puts Players in Control of Their Own Terror

Don't look away. Don't even blink. Exploring new ways to instill fear in the upcoming adventure update for Minecraft, creator Notch explores placing the responsibility for terror on the players themselves, creating a creature that's equal parts Doctor Who Weeping Angels and Super Mario's Boo. More »

Sexual Video Games Are Good For Us

Recently, I curated an exhibit at Brooklyn's Babycastles arcade, currently housed in a Williamsburg show space where indie games are on display in hand-made cabinets, alongside a lineup of bands. More »

The Power of Angry Birds Has Been Harnessed

Yes, the Angry Birds have finally met their match. The Bitter Pills have done what the Pigs never could—stop the Birds from catapulting towards walls for evil. More »

Guild Wars 2 Makes its Player-Versus-Player Debut at Gamescom

This year's Gamescom in Germany will play host to a bevy of firsts for ArenaNet's eagerly-anticipated MMO sequel Guild Wars 2, including the playable world premiere of PvP combat. More »

My Tour of Deus Ex Art Ended in the Bathroom

In SoHo, New York City, down among the art galleries, there is an exhibition for Deus Ex: Human Revolution. It's in the Wooster Street Social Club, where they have a wall of posters promoting the virtues of human augmentation and a wall of posters that protest against it. More »

The Week in Gaming Apps

Kotaku's been recovering from the hectic pace of the San Diego Comic-Con by kicking back with our mobile phones and playing the hell out of any game we can get our grubby little paws on. More »

How to Collect Your 20 Free 3DS Games (And Maybe a Little Cash On the Side)

Own a Nintendo 3DS or plan on getting one in the next couple of weeks? Congratulations you're now a Nintendo 3DS Ambassador and that means you get 20 free games. More »

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