The Baconing's Trailer is a Release Date Preceded by 90 Seconds of Non…

I've yet to play a Deathspank game. I want to at some point, I just haven't gotten around to it yet. » 8/19/11 9:30pm 8/19/11 9:30pm

The Adventures of Tintin Game Looks Pretty

Whether or not The Adventures of Tintin: The Game will turn out to be as good as we think it can be, rest assured that it does look very, very pretty. And pretty is a language everyone speaks, which I think is a reasonable conclusion to make after learning how to say "The Adventures of Tintin" in six different… » 8/19/11 5:20pm 8/19/11 5:20pm

These Three Fall PSN Games Just Got Release Dates (Guess Which One I…

As excited as you can get for a game, all the trailers, screens and hype in the world don't mean a thing unless you have a release date—a day you can look forward to actually playing said game. I don't know if you were looking forward to any of these Fall titles published by Sony Online Entertainment, but at least… » 8/19/11 4:00pm 8/19/11 4:00pm

Blades of Time Is the New Game From X-Blades Developer That Looks an…

This is Blades of Time. It's a hack-and-slash game featuring a scantily clad woman named Ayumi and her giant gunblades. It's being developed by Gaijin Entertainment. They developed X-Blades which, if you don't remember, was also a hack-and-slash game. With a scantily clad woman. Named Ayumi. And gunblades. » 8/18/11 7:20pm 8/18/11 7:20pm

New Metal Gear Solid HD Collection Screens Confirm That Yes, Even Menus…


The latest batch of screens showing off the nicely polished Metal Gear Solid HD Collection seem to have a puzzling fixation on the menus. I suppose it's fitting, as I spent a lot of time in Snake Eater flipping through menus to play dress up, apply makeup, and consume reptiles. And yeah, that probably won't change. » 8/18/11 5:00pm 8/18/11 5:00pm

Limbs Are Optional in New NeverDead Screens


We here at Kotaku love the idea behind NeverDead—we're not the type of folks who let something as petty as a severed head get in our way, and we don't think you are either. If that's the case, this game may be just the thing you're looking for this year. Take a look at these new screens but please don't try any of… » 8/18/11 1:30pm 8/18/11 1:30pm

This Rousing Song is an Anthem For You, the Gamer

For their 200th podcast, IGN's Podcast Beyond! community put together this collaboratively made music video about those who save the world (virtually) again and again—you know, people like you. And me. And her. » 8/17/11 9:00pm 8/17/11 9:00pm

The Guild Wars 2 Gamescom Trailer Makes You Wipe Away a Tear Before…


Amidst the bushels of chaos and action from upcoming games flying out of Germany this week, this idyllic new Guild Wars 2 trailer has you stop and contemplate it's picturesque beauty. And then, of course, it unloads it's own brand of chaos and action by the bushelful. I hope you have lots of empty bushels at home. » 8/17/11 7:20pm 8/17/11 7:20pm

Four New Bioshock Infinite Screens and a PAX Panel You Might Want To…

Just about any new Bioshock Infinite news is good Bioshock Infinite news. Today the fine ladies and gents over at Irrational Games released four new screens—two are different, provocative angles on what we've seen before, and two are new. » 8/17/11 4:05pm 8/17/11 4:05pm

Assassin's Creed: Revelations' Gamescom Trailer Reminds Us What It's…

We've known for some time now that, among other things, Altair would be making his comeback as a playable character in this fall's Assassin's Creed: Revelations. » 8/17/11 2:30pm 8/17/11 2:30pm

Talk Amongst Yourselves

Happy humpday. And Happy Talk Amongst Yourselves! Lots of great stuff coming out of Gamescom for you all to discuss with each other, just in case you don't have any of your own gaming related exploits to share. Awful nice of those folks over in Germany, no? » 8/17/11 10:05am 8/17/11 10:05am

Talk Amongst Yourselves

It's time for Gamescom! Anything you looking forward to seeing/hearing/smelling? Discuss what you're excited about, and if you don't have anything to be excited about, well that's okay. We can still just talk about video games in general. » 8/15/11 10:20am 8/15/11 10:20am

Get Wasted, Bomberman Style

Because today is Friday, and because while we know the entire Kotaku community enjoys video games, we also know a few of you might also enjoy consuming alcohol with friends—we thought it would be a good idea to share a way for you to combine those interests. » 8/12/11 4:20pm 8/12/11 4:20pm

It May Be a Good Idea to Keep Your Foes at a Distance in Fable: The…

You won't be able to use a sword in Fable: The Journey. Or a gun. » 8/12/11 3:20pm 8/12/11 3:20pm

The UK's Game Media Awards Announce its Finalists

On October 26th, Develop and MCV will announce the winners of the UK Game Media Awards at a swanky reception that will permit those lucky few to use the prefix "award-winning" in conjunction with their job titles/publications. Click through to see the nominees [http://www.develop-online.net/news/38428/GMA...] » 8/11/11 7:40pm 8/11/11 7:40pm

Wesley Snipes Tries His Hand at an iOS Game With Julius Styles: The…

Today's the day Wesley Snipes can finally add "Game Developer" to the list of roles he can list on his business card, right between "Vampire Slayer" and "Tax Evader". » 8/11/11 6:20pm 8/11/11 6:20pm

Benny Brickster Makes a Pelican (the Halo Kind)

We've told you about LEGO auteur and Halo enthusiast Benny Brickster before. After some time, he's back with his latest Halo-themed brickwork—a Pelican. Check out his flickr photostream to see what he's been up to. » 8/11/11 2:40pm 8/11/11 2:40pm

Talk Amongst Yourselves

You know that place, Talk Amongst Yourselves? Where you can freely talk about video games and no one pays attention to what I write here? I think it may be because I don't talk about games myself. So I'll start this time! I started replaying Final Fantasy VI yesterday (but on the SNES, so I guess it's FInal Fantasy III » 8/11/11 10:40am 8/11/11 10:40am