The Best of Kotaku, This Week

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Welcome to the Best of Kotaku, where I round up all of this week's best content.

First up is the image above which, if you've gotten to know me virtually since I started here at Kotaku, you'll know I can't resist a good Adventure Time reference. You might have seen our Facebook page littered with Adventure Time images. Yeah, that'd be me. Thank this Reddit user for making it, and making me wish my early Nintendo days had Adventure Time in it. Though it should be mentioned that the character art was done by Kyle Templeton.


Moving on to our Best Of content this week, we kick things off as usual with a comment from the community.

If you want to see the list of nominations (and other random conversations) you can head to my most recent nomination post that goes up every Friday here.

The Best Comment From The Community

This week's best comment comes from truthtellah for a startling realization:

Wow. Looks like Charlie Brown there got more than he bargained for.

You May Already Own a PlayStation 4: The Sci-Fi Implications of Last Night's Big Sony-Gaikai News

Stephen Totilo discusses the implications of Sony's latest purchase of cloud streaming service, Gaikai. More »


Kicking Off Kotaku Presents: Lisa Foiles


Lisa Foiles introduces the first of Kotaku Presents content. More »

A Weekend Without Internet Made Me Worried About the Always-Streaming Future


Kate Cox struggles through a weekend without Internet, and reflects on the future of always-online gaming. More »

5 Ways The Legend of Korra Went Wrong


Kirk Hamilton goes in depth on what's wrong about The Legend of Korra. More »

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: The Kotaku Review


Jason gets nostalgic playing Theatrhythm. More »

Spelunky: The Kotaku Review


Evan embraces the deadly challenges of Spelunky. More »

We've Got Jonathan Blow (The Witness, Braid) and Chris Hecker (Spy Party) Here To Answer Your Best Questions


Jonathan Blow and Chris Hecker answered your questions live. More »

The Secret World, Log One: A World More Gaiman than Tolkien


Kate introduces us to her first log of The Secret World MMO. More »

There Are No Good Decisions In The Walking Dead's Fantastic Second Episode


Kirk tells us the sad and simultaneously intriguing secret of The Walking Dead's Episode 2. More »

Dearest EA, This Is What I Thought of Crysis 3


Stephen thinks the best he's seen of Crysis 3 so far is the bow and arrow. More »

These Action Figures Make Star Wars' Scum & Villainy—and Military Heroism—Look Damn Good


Evan appreciates how much detail went into these Star Wars action figures. More »


The Wonderful, Hidden Message of Far Cry 3 Is That Your Parents Weren't Idiots


Stephen gets excited about Far Cry 3 and the new details he learned about the game. More »

Why I was Pokemon's Greatest Villain


Richard Eisenbeis realizes we all played as a villain in Pokémon Black and White. More »

Scientists Discover the Mass Effect! Or Is it Just the Higgs Boson?


Kate compares the Higgs Boson and the mass effect. More »

Diablo III Suffers From A Common Video Game Plague: It Ends


Patricia Hernandez doesn't want video games to have endings. More »

These Loyal RPG Fans Are Just Looking For Some Hope


Jason and other JRPG fans want to see Suikoden revived in the US. More »


Pitboy : Wonderer Of The Wasteland

I'm sorry, I know, I Know, But what is "Adventure Time"? ;s Sorry?