NCsoft’s martial arts MMO Blade & Soul is filled with colorful non-player characters voicing their enthusiastic praise, desperate pleas for help or dramatic plot advancement. Then there’s Ronsul. She’s the best.
Getting out of the house and meeting new people is hard. For a long time, I let inertia limit me to the same neighborhood and daily routine—until I started playing a mobile, augmented-reality game from Google called Ingress. In just a few months, I’ve explored places I’d never seen before, met tons of new and…
Well, this is weird—a bunch of new two-player gestures have been released for PlayStation Home by nDreams, including the “lovers hug” and chest-bumping alongside creepy handholding and, um, massages.
I visit my friends house and all she wants to do is strangle me.
Best part is that I stole him from a friend's town.
This is what you do when you visit your friend's town. They watch you poop next to a chocolate fountain.
Players expecting something more than standard Facebook fare from the developer of Ratchet & Clank's first foray into the social gaming world were somewhat disappointed by Outernauts' strong reliance on things like asking friends for help or waiting for energy to refill. Yesterday's major game update should make those…
The IT Crowd. Friends. How I Met Your Mother. Even in the West, these popular sitcoms have influenced other shows. But in China, one show isn't exactly "inspired" by these programs.
There's a new Sony handheld on the market, and one that makes better use of the PlayStation Network's friend features than the PlayStation 3. Commenter Grizzly_Chin believes this calls for a Vita friend exchange post. Speak Up on Kotaku agrees.
Are you the type of gamer that can let one of your favorites go long enough for a friend to give it a go, or do you guard your collection jealously? Commenter Pinacollata has transformed himself into a virtual video game librarian, and for good reason. Read all about it in today's Speak Up on Kotaku.
Commenter WittyUserName thought he found a lasting online gaming friend in Battlefield: Bad Company 2, until the griefing started. Read about his gaming relationship gone sour in today's Speak-Up on Kotaku.
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Maybe not on a deep, meaningful level, but superficial, one-way friendships can be fun too. At least for one side of that dynamic!
Han had Chewie. Luke had R2-D2. Who will you have by your side as a Companion Character in BioWare's Star Wars: The Old Republic, and will you be able to sleep with them?
It's a non-stop celebration over on the Xbox 360, as folks around the world awake to discover that Santa left them a mystical torture device disguised as the Xbox 360 Holiday Snow Globe.
Over at the Gamerscore Blog they're continuing their weekly series on The New Xbox Experience, this week taking a look at how the changes will effect themes and your friends list, or more precisely, how the two will interact. In the screenshot above (click for a closer look) you can see the friends in the example…
MTV's Stephen Totilo is a stalker, you heard it here first.