Kinected | CHIBA, JAPAN: Konami showed off its new coin-operated Kinect game today. (Photo: Richard Eisenbeis | Kotaku)

This is China's iPad. The One Apple Is Getting Sued Over.

Apple's iPads are disappearing from Chinese stores shelves. The reason is that a Chinese company called Proview is contesting the use of the iPad moniker. More »


Do You Want To Do It? With This Japanese Meme?

Whether it's a Japanese video game or a comic convention, he's bound to pop up. He even appeared on fan-made Valentine's Day chocolate. He is the Yaranaika Guy, and he's keen to know if you'd like to screw. More »


The Dinosaurs, Robots and BioShocks of Artist Ben Mauro

Ben Mauro is a concept artist from New Zealand who has recently worked on The Hobbit. The new Superman movie, Man of Steel. Neill Blomkamp's Elysium. Even the upcoming Star Wars TV show, Underworld.
He's also done video game work with Insomniac Games on both Ratchet & Clank and Resistance, as well... More »


What a Rush! Gravity Rush Impressions

I wonder how Sir Isaac Newton would feel if he were to play a game inspired by his own legend where real-world gravity physics have been crafted into an interactive playground. More »


We Asked The Red Carpet: Were Old Video Games Actually Bad? Or Good?

I have a nearly irrational dislike for retro video games. I assume most of the old "classics" wasted my youth with their needlessly bottomless pits and/or a hunger for my quarters. More »


It Was a Whole Day of Japanese Arcade Games

Today, AOU (All Nippon Amusement Machine Operators' Union) kicked off its annual show AOU Expo in Chiba, Japan.
Kotaku East's Richard Eisenbeis and Toshi Nakamura were on hand to check out the day's festivities. More »


Insomniac Programmer Michael Kuehl Passes Away

Michael Kuehl, a programmer with Resistance developers Insomniac - and who had also worked at Infinity Ward and Electronic Arts - has tragically passed away at the age of 32.
Kuehl was struck by a car while riding his motorcycle, and died from his injuries.
Our thoughts go out to his family and... More »


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