QuakeCon is Live - Our own Joel Johnson is stalking the halls of this year's QuakeCon. Here's a pic of the first to show up. (Photo by QuakeCon)

One of the iPhone's Biggest Games Slices Out a Sequel

There are a handful of iPhone games that pretty much everyone who owns an iPhone has. Cut the Rope is one of them. And it's getting a sequel.
Cut the Rope: More »

A Diesel-Punk Shoot'em Up? Sure, Why Not.

Sine Mora is an upcoming shmup from No More Heroes develop Grasshopper Manufacture and Imperium Galactica studio Digital Reality.
It's an unlikely couple, but as Grasshopper honcho Goichi Suda said last August, "We think we can strongly benefit from having an ally such as Digital Reality in the... More »


Nintendo's Problem Isn't Hardware — They Stopped Making Killer Bongo Games

Yesterday Stephen Totilo posited that Nintendo's problems stem from a lack of killer games. In today's Speak Up on Kotaku, commenter GeshGav agrees, though his idea of killer games is a little bit different. More »



In our WikiLeaks, Cyber-Hacking Era, a Time Travel Video Game May Be a New Line of Defense

I was already interested in Dr. Chris Hazard's complex time travel war video game when he mentioned the military was interested in it as well.
The military cares about a time travel game?
Sure, Hazard told me. More »


Happy 20th Anniversary, Bungie, This is Your Life

The folks at Bungie are celebrating 20 years of doing whatever it is Bungie does... make games, I think! Halo, Marathon, mystery projects for Activision and stuff. More »


Hard Reset is a Sexy Cyberpunk Shooter That Took Me By Surprise

It's okay if you've never heard of Hard Reset, the new single-player cyberpunk first-person shooter coming next month from Polish developer Flying Wild Hog. More »


UK Woman Drives Over Boyfriend Twice Because He "Cheated Her at a Computer Game"

Love hurts. Sometimes video games can hurt more. In 2009 a UK woman, Erin Slingsby, 20, had a heated argument with her boyfriend, Kane Charles, 20, over a computer game, an argument that ended in her storming out. More »


Rage HD Will Go Free If you Like Rage Enough

Bethesda said today that once the RAGE Facebook page reaches 100,000 "Likes", RAGE HD for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch will be available for free for one week. More »


We're Talking About CivWorld. Right Here. Right Now.

Welcome, folks, to the first meeting of the Kotaku Game Club, CivWorld edition. I hope everyone's been enjoying the game so far. For those of you who are having trouble getting into our game, I apologize; More »


id Sets Quake 3 Source Code Free Post-Rage

During his kenote speech this afternoon at QuakeCon 2011, id Software's John Carmack revealed that the source code for Doom 3 would be released to the public later this year, sometime after the October release of Rage. More »


Rhythm Heaven Still Tops In Japan, But Erotic PSP Fighting Is Also A Hit

WIi game Rhythm Heaven Wii (Minna no Rhythm Tengoku in Japan) is still the bestselling game in Japan, according to the people at Media Create. But Namco Bandai's Queen's Gate came closest to beating that with its suggestive, girl-on-girl role-playing brawler.
Queen's Gate: More »

We like tips!
Got tips for our editors? Want to show the world your latest creation? Ready to anonymously share an unannounced game? Email us at tips@kotaku.com. Or leave us an anonymous voicemail at (612) 568-2581.


Want a different layout?
Click here for the Speak Up or Tips forums. Want a more "blog-like" look? Click the button up top next to "Top Stories."

Get more Kotaku!
Want even more Kotaku? Want to know which of your friends read us? "Like" us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.