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Felicia Day Steals The Show in Dragon Age II's Mark Of The Assassin

Let's start with my love of the Dragon Age universe, as well as Dragon Age: Origins. Man, I loved that game. Okay, we've got that out of the way? Good. More »

Idiot Documentarians Reveal "Secret IRA Terrorism Footage". It's a Video Game from 2009.[Update 2]

A UK documentary examining possible connections between Muammar Gaddafi and the IRA apparently confused video game play for actual IRA footage of a helicopter being shot down.
In the documentary Exposure - Gaddafi and the IRA, aired Monday night in the U.K., a voice can be heard saying, "With... More »

What is Sonic the Hedgehog Without a Sega Console?

In today's blue and blurry edition of Speak Up on Kotaku, commenter Monsieur.Froid suggests that Sonic the Hedgehog worked much better as a console mascot than a multiplatform star. More »

The Elder Scrolls VS. Mojang Scrolls Battle Goes to Court

In spite of lighthearted suggestions by Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson that their differences be settled as gamers, the battle between developer Mojang and The Elder Scrolls publisher Bethesda is headed to the courtroom. More »

These Are the Distinguished Voices of Skyrim

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is the sort of game that requires top-tier voice talent to work, so Bethesda Softworks has pulled out all the stops, recruiting a cast comprised of three Academy Award nominees, several highly recognizable science fiction actors, and the wife of ZeniMax Media CEO Robert... More »

Lionsgate is Making a Movie Based On the Dead Island Trailer

It doesn't get any more official than an announcement from Lionsgate motion picture group president Joe Drake; there will be a Dead Island movie, and it sounds like it will be the first major motion picture based on a video game trailer. More »

This Week's Witcher 2 Update Changes Everything

PC gamers that didn't enjoy The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings as much as I did should check back in on Thursday, when the massive 2.0 update adds a full tutorial, arena combat, the insanely difficult dark mode, and much, much more. More »

You are Changing. Three out of Ten Xbox 360 Gamers Are Now Also Zynga Gamers

Do Halo fanatics secretly want to farm? Or do CityVille architects just want to get on the Kinect?
Somehow, some-way, the number of people who play both Xbox 360 and Zynga games is rising sharply, according to research group Raptr, which claims to track more than 10 million gamers across multiple... More »


A Maryland woman said she was surprised to find what appears to be an image of Jesus Christ on the top of a used Nintendo Entertainment System she purchased on eBay for $31 this week.
Brittany Wampler, 24, tells Kotaku she noticed the image shortly after unpacking two NES consoles, she purchased... More »

Meet Skullgirls' Parasoul (Oh, and Skullgirls Has Been Delayed)

See the newest cast member of the (currently) all-female 2D fighter Skullgirls in action. This is Parasoul, part-time princess, part-time commander of an elite squad of commandos. More »

Homeland Security Detains Pro-Gaming Commentator, Seizes Hardware

Homeland Security officers detailed pro-gaming commentator Victor "Spooky" Fontanez and seized his equipment Monday as he reentered the country following a fighting game championship in Toronto, Canada.
Team Sp00ky's laptop, cell phone and two camcorders were seized, according to the Detention... More »

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