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He's Not Just Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine's Hero, He's My Hero

I might not know a Space Marine from an exploding squig, but I know a true action hero when I ram his weapon down the throats of a couple thousand Orks. More »

The National Football League Meets Backbreaker in NFL Rivals

Yesterday brought word that NaturalMotion, the makers of the popular Backbreaker series of games for iOS devices, had landed a license to make an NFL game. More »

A Desperate Plea for Triple-A Game Delays

In today's totally timely episode of Speak Up on Kotaku, commenter Mindsale would like to have a word with the publishers of this fall's biggest video games. More »

Dead Island Maker Gives Leading Lady A "Feminist Whore" Skill

One of the unlockable skills for Dead Island leading lady Purna allows her to deal extra damage against male victims. It's called Gender Wars in the game, but the original skill was named "Feminist Whore." [UPDATED]
The errant bit of renamed text was discovered by a resourceful computer gamer who... More »

Your First Look at the Official Uncharted 3 Commercial

Sony kicks off their television campaign for Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception with this brand new commercial tonight.
The ad airs during the 2011 NFL Kickoff game between the Packers and Saints. More »

The Art of Girls Licking Doorknobs

Like so many things do, it all started with a drunken tweet. This time, though, it ended up with girls licking doorknobs.
"That drunken tweet was the impetus," artist Ryuko Azuma told Kotaku. More »

A Twenty-Minute Look at Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning

In this 21-minute video we get a deep look at Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning.
Lead designer, Ian Frazier, and lead combat designer, Joe Quadara, walk us through both the background of the game and the full E3 demo of the action role-playing game. More »

Sony Atones for ICO's Box Art Disaster with ICO & Shadow of the Colossus Collection

The original North American box art for PlayStation 2 classic ICO is one of the worst things to ever happen to a wonderful game. Sony is making amends for that visual blight on the PS2 library with its high-definition re-release on the PlayStation 3.
The ICO & Shadow of the Colossus Collection, due... More »

A Very Huggable Charr Contemplates Manhattan

This Charr plushie just went on sale over on the Penny Arcade Store for $35.
The Charr is the feline race of Guild Wars 2's Tyria and is, in the case of these plushies, adorable.


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