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Star Wars: The Old Republic: The Kotaku Review

While dozens of video games have strived to capture the hearts of Star Wars fans through previously untold tales of epic space fantasy, BioWare's massively multiplayer Star Wars: More »

Gaming Industry Spent As Much As $190,000 Pushing for Senate Version of SOPA Last Spring and Summer

Many gamers and video game companies can't stand the Stop Online Piracy Act and its companion bill the Protect IP Act (PIPA). But the Entertainment Software Association, the lobbyists who stage E3 each year and defend gaming's freedom of speech rights, thinks PIPA is a good idea.
And they're paying... More »

The Force Was Strongest With These Star Wars Comics Caption Winners

Those panels up above, featuring mulleted stand-ins for Kotaku staffers past and present? One of your very own peers wrote them. And it caused much merriment in Kotaku Tower, so thanks for that.
In case you missed it, Dark Horse gave Kotaku readers the chance to write their own captions for a page... More »

The Unquestioned Homophobia In Battlefield 3

The first time I heard "I'm getting my shit pushed in!" during a multiplayer match of Battlefield 3 was from the mouth of an acquaintance in Party chat. More »

The Nine Circles of Xbox Live Hell

Commenter Firescorpio takes us on a (somewhat misspelled) journey through the nine circles of Xbox Live hell, a path that transforms an innocent online gamer into a foaming, frothing, enjoyment-destroying fuckwit in today's infographic-tastic edition of Speak-Up on Kotaku.
Here's something i have... More »

It's Like Mario Bros., But Smaller and Harder

When I was seven years old, I got the Nintendo Entertainment System for Christmas. My parents already had a Pong machine and a Magnavox Odyssey, and I enjoyed both machines very much. More »

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