Iron Men - San Diego Comic-Con is next week. But my desktop toys won't be going. Nor will I. (Photo by Brian Crecente)

Season Four of Star Wars: The Clone Wars Begins Online in Clone Wars Adventures

While season four of the popular Cartoon Network series Star Wars: The Clone Wars officially kicks off this fall, players of Sony Online Entertainment's free-to-play online game Star Wars: More »


The Traveler's Guide To San Diego Comic-Con

Comic books! Movies! Video games! Toys! There's so much to see and do at the San Diego Comic-Con, it can be a little overwhelming. Don't worry, Kotaku is happy to help you survive the rigors of comic book convention attendance.
If this is your first time attending the San Diego Comic-Con, don't go... More »


A Lonely Solo Player in the Age of the Multiplayer Gaming

With hundreds of thousands of players online at any given moment, how can a gamer ever feel truly alone? Commenter Salari tells us in today's very special episode of Speak Up on Kotaku.
Hello, my name's Salari, and I am a lonely gamer. More »


Why Excellent Video Game Voice Actors Can't—or Shouldn't—Be Stars

I recently asked writer Tom Bissell whether voice actors might ever become celebrities in the video game world. I wondered whether they would ever be featured as headliners who could single-handedly amplify sales and excite major curiosity.
"Unless every game uses the immensely expensive and... More »


Used Copies of Some of Ubisoft's Upcoming Games Will Require a $10 "Passport" To Play Online

Ubisoft today confirmed rumors that they will begin locking out free online multiplayer modes to anyone who buys some of their newer games used.
The new Uplay Passport program will begin in the "coming months and will be included in many of Ubisoft's popular core games," according to today's... More »


The Faces Behind Gaming's Blockbuster Voices

Today is unofficial voice-acting day here at Kotaku. We've considered how important voice actors are to video games. We'll be listening to how their work would have impacted the classics. More »


Fake British Game Designer Is the Funniest Twitter You're Not Reading

Peter Molyneux is a famed English game designer, member of the Order of the British Empire and a wonderful interview.
His games (Black & White, Fable, Magic Carpet, Syndicate, The Movies to name a few) helped shape and continue to influence many facets of the blossoming video game industry. More »


Why Video Games with Silent Heroes Had the Best Soundtracks

Over the years, I've asked many gamers about their favorite game soundtracks, and more often than not they respond by listing titles from the 80's or 90's. The Legend of Zelda, The Secret of Monkey Island 2, Chrono Trigger, Castlevania: More »


Lana Del Rey Sings a Lonely Song Called "Video Games"

25-year-old Lana Del Rey certainly has a lot to be sad about: she's gorgeous, talented, and has excellent taste in old Hollywood indulgence. But as a bald traffic cop once wandered by my car and told me, everybody hurts sometimes. More »

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