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Kojima Is Watching You. Always Watching.

Elvira Trofimova is an artist who has done work for various social gaming companies over the past few years. Read more...

Fans Are Remaking Ocarina Of Time (In 2D)

We've seen people make static maps, sure, but this is something else entirely. This is an attempt to bring the entire game of Ocarina of Time from the 3D world of the N64 to the 2D world of the SNES. Read more...

Yes, Even Duke Nukem Is Art

In this case quite literally, as artist Aram Bartholl explores in his exhibition called Hurt Me Plenty, which uses games like Duke Nukem 3D and Doom (the name, and the work above, are derived from that game's difficulty settings) as a case study in perspective and immersion. Read more...

If Iron Chef Was Made By Studio Ghibli, And Was A Video Game

Battle Chef Brigade is a video game stew that's one part Iron Chef, one part brawler, and one part Hayao Miyazaki. My childhood, basically. It looks glorious, and now I am very hungry. Read more...

How Nintendo Convinced The World To Buy A Weird Mario Game

Gail Tilden used to work at Nintendo. She was one of the founding editors of Nintendo Power, so knows better than most people how the company was able to sell one of Mario's strangest moments - a game that wasn't even really a Mario game - to the world. Read more...

None Shall Pass This Awesome Monty Python Cosplay

This is Daniel, cosplaying as The Black Knight from Monty Python's Holy Grail. He's also known as the guy who won the Edmonton Expo. Read more...

The iPad version of the Pokemon Trading Card Game—already out in Canada—now has a U.S. release date

The iPad version of the Pokemon Trading Card Game—already out in Canada —now has a U.S. release date of September 30. Read more...

Luis Suarez Can't Bite Any FIFA Players Until October 26

FIFA 15 is out already. And while he's in the game, notorious Uruguayan strike Luis Suarez has had his availability cut to match the suspension he received in the real world for biting during the World Cup. Read more...

Okay, So It's A... Narwhal Jousting Game

Starwhal is a narwhal jousting game. It's set in an '80s neon rendition of outer space. What more do you really need to know? Read more...

Graham Smith has written a fantastic piece on RPS that argues the need for the BBC to get involved i

Graham Smith has written a fantastic piece on RPS that argues the need for the BBC to get involved in making games. If you're American and wondering why, consider this line, only change "television" to "games": "America, of course, embraced commercial television. Britain was different. We had a tradition of broadcasting as a public service." Read more...

31 of the Most Satisfying Feelings In Board Games

Picking up a wild draw four card in Uno. Letting all of the Connect Four pieces drop after a match. Playing a dirty word in Scrabble. Being an ace at Jenga. Read more...

?Look at The Insane Moves You Can Pull Off In This Indie Shooter

Part of the reason I still hold a candle for the multiplayer shooters of the late 90s is their insane mobility. The characters in games like Quake III Arena, Unreal Tournament, and Serious Sam all move like the Flash on the Moon. Reflex is hoping to capture a bit of that. Read more...

The Most Intense League Of Legends Match Ever

In addition to our usual roundup of amazing plays and glitches, this weekend's League of Legends tournament brought one of the most incredible moments in the game. Also, an amazing play in CS:GO from Dreamhack, and more! Read more.....

Destiny's Loot Cave Lives On Forever In Goofy Tribute Game

Destiny's infamous loot cave is dead. But a cheeky developer has paid homage to the beloved engram-farming location with a game you can play right in your browser. Read more...

Pokémon Would Make Awesome Monster Hunter Bosses

I feel like the Pokémon games' assessment of what would happen if the world were overrun by giant super-powered creatures is a little... optimistic. Read more...

The Game Release Calendar, Mordor Edition

Days before the Q4 release rush, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor lands with critical acclaim from Kotaku, joined by Forza Horizon 2 and Persona 4 Ultimax. The already-contentious season pass for Shadow of Mordor is also available. Read more...

Destiny's Story Is, Uh, Hard To Explain

There's the Traveler, and you're supposed to be fighting the Darkness, and also there's something named Rasputin that speaks Russian and, uh, look, let's just shoot things okay? Read more...

Your Dragon Age: Inquisition Characters Can Look So Pretty

In a stream broadcast live via Twitch earlier today, the makers of Dragon Age: Inquisition showed off the game's character customization, a system so in-depth there's an eyelash selector. Read more...

Ryse Looks Way Better On (Beefy) PCs

Xbox One launch title Ryse: Son of Rome was noteworthy for its amazing visuals, its extreme gore, and the amazing visual fidelity with which its extreme gore was rendered on Microsoft's new console. Given the categories PC games normally excel in, its upcoming port must look even snazzier than the original, right? Read more...

Game of the Year Editions Are So Silly

You've probably noticed this by now, but every year, nearly everything gets repackaged in a Game of The Year Edition. And when everything is apparently a Game of The Year, does that label even mean anything anymore? Read more...

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