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The Queen of Blades is No Match for the New and Improved Blizzard DOTA

Kerrigan. The Queen of Blades. The most feared woman in the known universe, destroyer of worlds, and murderer of millions. The greatest leader the Zerg has ever known.
Kerrigan is one of the twelve heroes recruited by the Blue and Red gods to battle in the Blizzard DOTA arena for their amusement,... More »

This Live-Action Short Brings Skyrim to Dragon-Roaring Life

As if you needed more reason to anticipate the comping of the next Elder Scrolls game, here's a look at what the dragon-infested world of Skyrim would look like if it came to flaming, screaming, smoke-filled life.
Yes, I'll take two please. More »

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3's Changes, Through the Eyes of a Pro

So, we know that Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3's going to have more, well, everything. More backgrounds, more modes, more new characters. But, part of how Capcom's been positioning this update has been to talk about the tweaks and changes that will make UMvC3 a better more ultimate game than its... More »

Pinball Teeters on the Brink of Obsolescence and a Resurgence

Pinball played right is an act of violence.
Violence against that steel ball trying to slip past your paddles. Violence against gravity urging that escape along. More »

Why Not Just Do Away With Boss Fights Altogether?

Some people love boss fights; others dread them. Commenter TheBlackHole25 is in the latter camp, and he'll explain why in today's Speak Up on Kotaku. More »

FIFA on PlayStation Vita Uses Touch Panel Control Makes Ball Handling Literal

It's no surprise that EA's making its PlayStation Vita debut with a portable version of the FIFA franchise. Association football's the world's most popular sport and recent years have seen EA make strong strides in its rivalry with Konami's Pro Evolution Soccer series. More »

A More Official Look at the Sights and Sounds of BlizzCon 2011

After spending the entire weekend trying to get good shots and video on a dimply lit show floor with a mobile phone, Blizzard walks in, drops a load of professionally shot official BlizzCon 2011 photos and a small video on my desk, and then disappears in a puff of smoke. More »

FIFA Street's Most Interesting Mode Brings Horde Mode to the Pitch

When EA Sports previously did Street versions of established sports, the interpretations usually focused on creating a cartoony cousin to the experience players already knew. More »

Should You Buy Pokémon Rumble Blast? No.

Pokémon Rumble Blast is the first Pokémon game for the Nintendo 3DS, but it's not a real Pokémon game any more than the Pokémon Mysterious Dungeon or Pokémon Ranger games are. More »

Should You Buy Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception? Yes

Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception is the follow-up to inarguably the best game released in 2009. That predecessor managed to lock in more than 200 game of the year awards, including ours. More »

Which of the Console Companies will an Apple "Smart Television" Kill?

There's going to be another round of consoles. There's another Xbox coming, another PlayStation. Anything could happen in the next couple of years before they're released. More »

Everything We Know and Think about Batman: Arkham City

We've reviewed Batman: Arkham City. We've offered tips so you can start playing it the right way. We've cobbled together instructions for how to grab the many downloadable additions to the game (how good are you at leaping through hoops?). More »

Won't World of Warcraft's First Neutral Race Cause Player Vs. Player Pandemonium?

With Pandaren players able to choose either Horde or Alliance in the Mists of Pandaria expansion pack, World of Warcraft's arenas and battlegrounds will soon see an outbreak of panda-on-panda violence. More »

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