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Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine: The Kotaku Review

Until recently I was under the impression that Warhammer 40,000 was a tabletop war game played mainly by bookish and bearded nerds in comic shops and out-of-the-way conference rooms at sci-fi / fantasy conventions. More »


Watch New Videos of Paper Mario, Animal Crossing, Fire Emblem, Kid Icarus and More from Nintendo's 3DS Blowout

Nintendo laid out its game plan for the Nintendo 3DS well into 2012 at a press conference in Tokyo today, showering us with new games and new media for its 3D handheld. More »


There Was an iPhone Game About Foxconn Until Apple Killed It

The new iPhone game Phone Story hits awfully close to home-the game concerns itself with the real-world costs of creating a smartphone. Two hours after launch, Apple removed it from the App Store. More »


Tilterpillar Wants You To Tilt a Caterpillar

The thing about a very hungry caterpillar is that he's always very hungry. The titular star of Tilterpillar is no exception. More »


The First 2 1/2 Hours of Gears of War 3 Are the Series' Best Start

The first act of Gears of War 3 is impressively muscular and surprisingly graceful, a role model for shooter fans that proclaims from the crowd of so many gun-wielding peers that this is how a blockbuster action game should begin. More »


3DS Slidepad Pricing, Zelda News, A 3DS Monster Hunter; Here's What You Missed Last Night

The Tokyo Game Show doesn't really kick off until late tonight with the Sony Press Conference, but Nintendo made quite a splash early this morning with a news-packed press conference of their own. More »


Holy Smokes! The Gunstringer is the Best Dead Cowboy Puppet Game for Xbox Kinect

The Gunstringer is likely the first dead cowboy puppet shooter you've ever played. When players first raise their hand, wrist limp, fingers spread loosely, to their side while standing in front of their television and Xbox 360 Kinect, they don't know what to expect or do. More »


Congratulations, 3DS Owners. You Just Helped Nintendo Beta Test a Product

Nintendo is no stranger to hardware iterations. Its last portable, the Nintendo DS, saw several major revisions. The 3DS is a different story. It just came out a few months ago but is already seeing half-hearted hardware upgrades. More »


Here's What We're Looking Forward to at This Year's Tokyo Game Show

After the tragic events of earlier this year, for a while the 2011 Tokyo Game Show didn't seem like it was going to happen. This hasn't been a good year for Japan. More »


When The Kirby Truck Rolled Up to Kotaku...

We got a visit from the Kirby ice cream truck today, part of Nintendo's promotional push for September 19's Kirby Mass Attack, which just might be the last Nintendo-backed DS game. More »

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