Happy Fourth Soon | Sid Meier as Uncle Sam. (Image from Firaxis Games)
The game makers behind mega Facebook games Farmville, CityVille and Mafia Wars today filed papers with the Securities and Exchange Commission to take Zynga public in hopes of raising $1 billion.
The billion dollar price tag, though, could change once bankers determine the true value of shares and... More »
Development of the People's Liberation Army video game, soon to be used to train China's armed forces, seems to be coming along nicely since last we heard about it.
In this video we get a look at how the first-person shooter will work, and how it was developed. More »
Retro Game Master has a new home in North America, streamed live on Kotaku every week at 8 p.m. eastern.
But what if you miss it?
Don't worry, we've got your back. More »
Being a Bounty Hunter in Star Wars: The Old Republic takes more than just scrounging up a missile-firing backpack and avoiding sarlacc pits. It's also about choosing whether you want to become a Mercenary or a Powertech when you grow up. More »
At a tournament in 2004, facing near-certain defeat, Street Fighter player Daigo Umehara turned back a hurricane of an attack from another top player Justin Wong. More »
Jon Stewart fumbles the ball on his take down of the Supreme Court's decision to rule that video games are protected speech this week, forgetting that he's living in the same glass house.
Ironically, Stewart uses the very graphic video game images he thinks should be criminalized, on a television... More »
Some people go to the San Diego Comic-Con for the latest news on their favorite comic books, television shows, and movies. Some go to hobnob with the stars, or show off their latest cosplay masterpiece. More »
If you ask us, Portal 2 is a great game. However, a few weeks after its release we took a look at its Steam Achievements and discovered that only half of its players had actually finished the game—and we also found that even less had played any of the game's co-op campaign.
We decided to... More »
What's happened in the business of video games this past week...
QUOTE | "Push out the lifespan of PS3." - DFC Intelligence analyst David Cole responds to rumors that Sony is actually preparing to unveil and PlayStation 4 sometime next year.
STAT | $4.27 million – How much Sony CEO Howard... More »
I hear the Civ World beta is opening up soon... very soon. I can't wait to spend a bit more time with it. Have you checked it out yet? –Brian Crecente
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