Illustration for article titled My Five Favorite iKotaku/i Stories From Last Week

We published some good stories last week that didn’t involve a certain game about shooting aliens or somesuch. Here are my five favorites:

Best Headline: Minecraft Streamer Buys Swank Mansion For $4.5M

Best headline-less post:…

Best call:


Best response: Getting Fultoned In Metal Gear Online Might Be Worse Than Getting Teabagged

Best lullaby:

Best surprise industry critique: Vita Game Gives Honest Criticism of the Japanese Game Market


Best cosplay: Awesome Mad Max Cosplay Dies, Lives Again

Best number 2 for the past 3 1/2 years: Tina Amini

Worst sign of American societal decline: U.S. Eliminated From League Of Legends World Championships In The First Round

Best fail:


Best GIF (via this post):


New comics most worth reading: Dr. Strange, Paper Girls

Best day of scoops: Last Monday.

Oh wait. That last story was about Destiny. I couldn’t get through a whole one of these without linking to a piece about the game! No matter. Our Destiny coverage kicks ass.


Got thoughts about what we published last week or about stories you’d like to see on the site? Let me know.

To contact the author of this post, write to or find him on Twitter @stephentotilo.


Top image by Lawrence Lu. It ran as part of Kotaku East’s always-lovely JPGs image series.

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