Usually, PAX runs three days. It’s enough time for tabletop gamers, cosplayers and geeks of every stripe to get their ya-yas out with each other about the stuff they love. But, this year, the Penny Arcade Expo is going an extra day. Who knows what horrible facets of human nature could shamble forth as the annual fan…
Did you cheer when Sony delivered that epic smackdown retort to Microsoft’s unpopular policies during its E3 press conference this year? Did you gasp at the shiny newness of The Division? Were you choked up at seeing Mega Man in the upcoming Smash Bros. game? You shouldn’t have been. The hobby/medium that you’ve…
What if our worst fears about the coming wave of video game hardware come true? What if it means the death of gaming as we know it?!
Vlambeer’s great mobile game about highly aggressive angling is one of the best iPhone games to come out this year. Maybe it’s because it realizes that real-world fishing can be hella boring.
There's been some heated discussion as to whether Proteus—Ed Key and David Tanaga's award-winning lo-fi ambient exploration game—can be called a game. All the back-and-forth boils down to just so much fooferaw. But, if you want to nail Proteus down to a more restrictive, AAA-centric definition of what a game is, then…
Zac Gorman's been doing video game-centric comics for Kotaku for the better part of a year now. He's riffed on everything from Dishonored's stealth to what makes people jealous in Journey. So, it's only fitting that he lets everybody know what his favorite playable experiences from the last twelve months were. It's…
Evan's Note: Stumbles aside, the newly-released Wii U is already pointing towards one possible future for console video games. And, when it hits next year, the Ouya box might have the power to shift games development and delivery in a yet another direction. It all sounds great, doesn't it? There's just one catch…
Evan's Note: There's nothing like getting a super-sneaky kill in Dishonored, is there? One minute, a City Watch Guard is looking out for trouble. The next, he's just dinner for a horde of plague rats.
The delightful Zac Gorman, who must be a good person if he loves Wind Waker this damn much, has come up with both a t-shirt and a poster paying tribute to Nintendo's post-apocalyptic high seas adventure.
Evan's Note: It's hard not to want to love Super Time Force.
Evan's Note: It's been too long since we've shown off Zac Gorman's awesome motion cartoons, but he's back with a great riff on Diablo III.
Luke's Note: Artist Zac Gorman returns this month with another wonderful motion comic, this time for one of the year's most memorable trips, Journey.
Luke's Note: What better place than Panel Discussion to introduce Mr. Zac Gorman, who we've caught in a bottle and forced to draw beautiful comics for us once a month.
Nintendo recently released an official timeline for The Legend of Zelda series, and despite providing closure for some, it provided problems for others. For the latter, here is a much more plausible fix.
Clock on, office politics, clock off. Just another day in the life of one of the Mushroom Kingdom's most adorable denizens.