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Ask Dr. Nerdlove: Help, I’ve Fallen In Love With A Cam Girl

Hello, Internet! Welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating column that was born 500 years ago in the highlands of Scotland. Read more...

Photoshops Make Fallout Monsters Look Realistic, Terrifying

One artist brings Fallout to life using photo manipulation, and the results are fantastic—if not a little scary. Read more...

Rocket League is coming to SteamOS, and it’s free if you buy a Steam Machine, Steam Link, or Steam C

Rocket League is coming to SteamOS, and it’s free if you buy a Steam Machine, Steam Link, or Steam Controller. The car soccer sensation is great fun in split screen, so the pairing makes perfect sense. Also, it’s sold one million copies on Steam alone. I get the impression that maybe people like it a little. Read more...

What It's Like To Play Final Fantasy VI For The First Time

Last night I started playing Final Fantasy VI, a video game about suplexing locomotives. I had never played it before. Read more...

Dishonored Co-Director: It's OK for Games to Be Mean to Players

Sometimes I think a golden age of DLC was kicked off by The Ballad of Gay Tony for Grand Theft Auto IV. Minerva’s Den for BioShock 2, Freedom Cry for Assassin’s Creed IV, Left Behind for The Last of Us, and maybe even Burial at Sea for BioShock Infinite were all expansions that matched, or even exceeded in some ways, the accomplishments of their source material. Read more...

Someone Made A Documentary About GTA V's Wildlife, And It's Great

The creatures of GTA V all lead secret lives that we often never get to see while playing. They hunt. They eat. They try to survive. Read more...

Clint Hocking, director of Far Cry 2 and coiner of the term “ludonarrative dissonance,” has returned

Clint Hocking, director of Far Cry 2 and coiner of the term “ludonarrative dissonance,” has returned to Ubisoft. Specifically, Ubisoft Toronto, where he arrives after recently departing Amazon Game Studios. Before that, Hocking had spent time at Valve and Lucasarts. He offers some more context on his personal blog. Read more...

Lara Croft GO Has Made A Very Good First Impression

Five bucks spent and an hour in, I’m having a very good time with Lara Croft GO, the new mobile Tomb Raider spin-off that came out a few hours ago. It’s turn-based. It’s full of tomb raiding. How about I show you? You’ll see some early levels—and a comparison to the very cool precursor Hitman GO—in my 13-minute playthrough above. Enjoy! Read more...

Here’s how Michael Fassbender will look in the Assassin’s Creed film, which is scheduled to be relea

Here’s how Michael Fassbender will look in the Assassin’s Creed film, which is scheduled to be released in December 2016. He plays Callum Lynch, a dude who uses Abstergo tech to revisit his 15th-century Spanish ancestor, Aguilar, according to Yahoo. Presumably Fassbender will play both characters. They start filming next week. Read more...

Today's Best Gaming Deals: Mario Maker, PS4 Cooling Dock, and More 

The Mario Maker hype train is picking up steam, and if any of the recent teasers have convinced you to buy it, Prime members can still save $10 on their preorder. Just note that your discount won’t be shown until checkout. [Preorder Super Mario Maker, $50 for Prime members only]http://www.amazon.com/Super-Mario-Ma...http://kotaku.com/the-best-super... Read more...

R. Mika And Her Ridiculous Outfit Join Street Fighter V

Here’s a strange one: R. Mika, a wrestler who first appeared in Street Fighter Alpha 3, is joining the cast of the newest Street Fighter game, impractical costume and all. Read more...

Fallout 3’s Point Lookout Set The Standard for Great DLC

Point Lookout is one of those add-ons that sticks with you. In a world where downloadable content is often forgettable, Bethesda crafted an interesting new addition to Fallout 3 and populated it with some of the best quests they’ve ever produced. Read more...

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: DanganRonpa Another Episode: Ultra

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: DanganRonpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls - The TAY Review • Majora’s Mask is Still Great After 15 Years • Her Story - Story Analysis • Completionist Much? • Gamer Diary: Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Read more...

Exploring the Creative Process Behind Disney Infinity's Growing Army of Toys

Jeff Bunker spends a large portion of his day playing with toys. One minute he’ll be thinking up new poses for Mickey Mouse and the next he’ll be detailing the newest Darth Vader combo attack. He’s a lucky man. Read more...

The Pokémon Anime's Intro In GTA V

God save all the regions of the Pokémon universe with Trevor in it as a trainer. Read more...

How Waiting For The Opponent In Hearthstone Actually Feels

In Hearthstone (or basically in every turn-based game), a few seconds of waiting, while it’s the opponent’s turn to act, can be frustrating. Markytecht on YouTube found an interesting way to show how frustrating. Read more...

Here’s a colored tattoo commission done by professional artist Jayson Hotchkiss.

Here’s a colored tattoo commission done by professional artist Jayson Hotchkiss. It’s a Mario-Indiana Jones mashup titled “The Temple of Shroom,” and it is gorgeous. The crappy GIF doesn’t do it justice, so make sure to look at the full-res version below—and here for more of Hotchkiss’ work. (via XombieDIRGE) Read more...

Track: Sonatine I - Act of violence | Album: Sonatine Soundtrack | Artist: Joe Hisaishi

Track: Sonatine I - Act of violence | Album: Sonatine Soundtrack | Artist: Joe Hisaishi Read more...

So, I Fought the Boss with a Trillion Hit Points

I’ll admit, when I first heard the concept of a game where you fight a boss with a trillion hit points, I expected a fun tactical game with cutesy anime girls. What I didn’t expect was an emotional fist to the gut. Read more...

"Sprout Heads" Are a Trend in China

Putting sprouts in your head, it seems, is now a thing in China. Read more...

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