On a whim a couple of months ago, I decided to start rewatching Lost, a show about people on an island eating fish biscuits for nourishment. Sadly, ABC pulled it from Netflix today, choosing instead to put it all on Hulu. But I got through most of it, and I have a lot of thoughts.
Nier: Automata’s been out in the wilds of North America for a day, which is enough time for dedicated players to reach the tough question posed after the final credits roll—one that could irreversibly affect their save data. Spoilers follow.
The best things come to those who wait—especially those who wait in line. Giving up their precious time to stand in a line for hours (or days) to do or see something cool has always been a badge of honor for fans. I have many such badges, because I’ve waited in a lot of lines for a lot of things. And I have very few…
Villains sure do like to be captured on purpose, don't they? We've seen it again and again as a trope, but it's not always a bad thing. Sometimes, it does show just how brilliant our bad guy is. And sometimes, it shows just how stupid our heroes are. Here are the best — and worst — times a villain got sent to the…
A great story has lots of layers, and a rich backstory. When you only see part of the picture, you might reach a snap judgment about what's going on — but then you see events from years ago, that make you rethink everything. Here are 10 flashbacks that turn your understanding of a story upside-down.
Fan theories can be wonderful and strange, but sometimes a fan will come up with an idea that's even better than the official story. Here are just some of the fan theories that actually make a lot of sense—and would actually improve the stories they come from.
We love to argue about pop culture, because geeking out about movies, books and television makes them even more fun. But sometimes these discussions can go to a terrible place. Here are seven mistakes to avoid when having a spirited debate about entertainment.
If a TV show nowadays doesn't have at least one big twist now and then, chances are it doesn't remain on the air for long. But only a handful of TV series have the courage to completely transform themselves — to show something so crazy, it irrevocably redefines the show from that point on. We've been lucky to have…
Not only is this new College Humor video-game spoof of LOST funny on its own, it's also got some good criticism of the show. I particularly liked dodging bad plots in season 3, and anyone who agrees with me that "The Constant" was the series' best episode is cool in my book.
With hundreds of thousands of games to choose from and few organization options, Google Play isn't the friendliest place to find something to play. It's easy to get lost in the ever-growing sea of Android apps. Game discovery app Hooked is Google Play's lighthouse.
Could a role-playing game like Final Fantasy work as an episodic series like Lost?
I first realized that Batman: Arkham City had Lost jokes in it when I overheard one of the game's thugs complaining about how the show explained the famous TV show's mysterious island.
Commenter Shin Lord was so certain his post about video games and consoles we regret trading, selling, or losing would make it into Speak Up on Kotaku he made his own image. Cocky bastard, isn't he?
Now that Tron Legacy is in theaters, let's take a look at the many hidden references that pepper the film. The film's screenwriters were also willing to give us hints about where to find Easter eggs. Spoilers way on!
People know I'm a fan of Lost, so they send me Lost sightings. Such as this Lost "donkey wheel" in new first-person shooter Singularity. From Raven Software, the people who put cake in a Wolverine game. Turn that island!
Lost is over. But Lost devotees can still experience the drug-addled, pop rock thrills of its fictional band Drive Shaft and the show's in-joke act Geronimo Jackson, thanks to Rock Band and the efforts of a dedicated Harmonix employee.
In 1987, Lucasarts (well, Lucasfilm) released Maniac Mansion, a game that would revolutionise PC adventure titles with its innovative "SCUMM" menu system. This is what the world would look like if that game had been based on TV series Lost.
If we're going to complain about Modern Warfare 2 DLC including older maps, should we also complain about the return of the original Lost Planet's Frozen Wasteland as one of two maps in Lost Planet 2's second map pack?
So, Lost fans, Lost is finished. What are you to do? What half-brained theories as to what it all means will you come up with in its wake? I don't know, so...here's an 8-bit NES game of the show.
What if the cast of Lost didn't stop entertaining us when the show wrapped up earlier this week? What if they went on to try their hand at video games?