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These Are The 40 Most Powerful People In Video Games

The world of video games is full of mighty people-people whose mere whims control what video games we play, what we play games on, how we buy them or even what games are like. We've often wondered who the most powerful person is in video games. More »

CNN Thought Gamer Chopped Off His Arm, Missed 'Joke'

"Boy Severs Arms After Playing Video Game" read the headline of a story that ran on CNN's iReport site earlier this morning. It's the stuff of nightmares for video game advocates, another chance for those who demonize games' effects on human behavior to crucify the medium. More »

Does The Gore in The Darkness II Make You Squeamish?

Ready for a bit of the 'ol ultra-violence? Featured here are the grossest, gnarliest, and most stomach-churning moments contained in the demo for upcoming video game The Darkness II.

If you're an Xbox Live Gold member, The Darkness II's demo is available to you right now. More »

I See a Faster Fable in the The Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning Demo

You get exclusive items for Mass Effect 3 if you play the demo of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, but that shouldn't be the only reason you play it. From the demo, Reckoning looks like it could be a fairly entertaining and worth-while RPG. More »

NBA Jam: On Fire Edition Will Get Roster Updates, EA Sports Says

EA Sports has confirmed to Kotaku that NBA Jam: On Fire Edition will be getting a roster update. The publisher's preceding silence on the subject had led some to believe it had abandoned post-release support for the 2-on-2 arcade basketball game.
Responding to a Kotaku request for comment, an EA... More »

Let's Figure Out How to Make the Perfect Superman Video Game

With assets recently surfacing from a sadly cancelled Superman game, commenter Uncle Jesse wonders how anyone could make a game that does justice to the Man of Steel. More »

Just Talk Amongst Yourselves

What's the name of this club? Oh yeah, the official Kotaku forum. Just talk amongst yourselves, it'll be okay. Just talk about video games, baby.
Thanks to lemonmanlemonman for today's colorful TAYpic, proving once more that everyone that is anyone is playing Just Dance, dammit. More »

Little Empire is a Massively Multiplayer Backstabbing Simulator

Camel Games' high-polished "massively multiplayer online" empire building game Little Empires neatly demonstrates why we should never open ourselves up to the inevitable pain that friendship brings. More »

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