Mailman vs. Video Game -The disc was intact, but not for the mailman's lack of trying to squash my copy of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

Happy Halloween! Here Are Your Costumes, Kotaku

Salutations on Samhain, Kotakuites. Halloween falls on a Monday this year, which means that many of you are nursing candy hangovers after dressing up this weekend. More »

It's a Massively Multiplayer Online Halloween Spooktacular

With fewer and fewer children donning costumes and hitting the streets every year to celebrate all things sweet and spooky, the Halloween tradition is alive and well in the virtual worlds of today's massively multiplayer online games. More »

Battlefield 3: The Kotaku Review

I'm writing this in short bursts at the keyboard, stopping every sentence or two to swivel in my chair slightly, turn a little toward the television and pick up a controller.
A, A, A. More »

Online Problems For Record-Setting Battlefield 3 Almost Fixed, EA Says

Battlefield 3's launch was plagued with online issues, blocking gamers from going online with the popular multiplayer shooter, booting others and causing wide-spread server issues. More »

One Year After Release, Microsoft Moves Kinect Toward Business and Science

While conceived as a device meant to expand the reach of Microsoft's Xbox 360 gaming platform by allowing people to play video games without the need for controllers, the Kinect has always been destined for a broader future.
Last November, when the Kinect array of microphones, sensors and cameras... More »

Flattery, Thy Name is Cut the Birds

Cut the Birds is awesome. Not the game itself, mind you. Just the premise. I mean, it's not often you see a cheap knock-off go after not one game, but two.
In case you haven't worked it out by the subtle title, Cut the Birds (maybe they even stole the name...from Crecente) is Angry Birds meets... More »

This is How Our Copy of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Begins

The mailman may have squashed our copy of the Wii's new Zelda game, but that doesn't appear to have impacted the quality of the game's intro. Fresh from Nintendo to our Wii here at Kotaku, behold the first few minutes of The Legend of Zelda: More »

I'm Tired of Being a "Woman in Games." I'm a Person.

Sexism in games remains an unsolved problem, it's clear. Some of you will be nodding along, and some of you will hear the s-word and roll your eyes and go, "oh, this again?" You guys can piss off-–go click on some new screenshots or a trailer consisting of a release date slowly fading into view. More »

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