Not only that, the mecha have taken over a robot restaurant with the clever name "Robot Restaurant". Wait, you say, Tokyo doesn't already have a robot restaurant? As of tonight, it most certainly does. Tonight, Robot Restaurant opens in Shinjuku.
Will we ever see a Call of Duty game with a female protagonist? Commenter Nameloi wonders if the modern military shooter genre will ever give females a starring role on the battlefield in today's Speak Up on Kotaku.
One of the most iconic figures in modern role-playing, Final Fantasy's Cloud Strife cuts a very distinctive figure, largely due to a combination of spiky blond hair and his ridiculously huge Buster sword. These features set him apart. They also make him ridiculously easy to twist into whatever form the fan artist so…
When fans picked the blonde version of female Commander Shepard to appear in the ads and videos for Mass Effect 3, they weren't voting for a hair color; they were voting for a hair style. Now we're voting for the hair color.
Reader Bondage_Zombie has spent over a decade in video game drag. He'd like this option in more games, but not just for his sake. He thinks that there aren't enough female gamers out there and it could be the developers' faults. So what can devs do to bring in the elusive audience?
When a forum poster decided to criticize the developer for neglecting the core role-playing game market - straight male gamers - when developing romance prospects for Dragon Age II, BioWare writer David Gaider's response was swift and elegant.
Dragon Age II's Hawke might be a male for official marketing purposes, but on my Xbox 360 he's a saucy female rogue with a fiery temper. Check out some highlights of playing the demo as a lady Hawke.
Barbarians are traditionally known for their lack of practical armor, but Diablo III's newly-revealed Barbarian female has managed to protect herself pretty well, while still showing off her amazing toned physique.