In August 2014 I put everything I owned into boxes, climbed into a U-Haul, and started driving.
Bill Watterson's new comic strip originals—born from his collaboration with Stephan Pastis—are now up for sale for the benefit of Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. They published very high resolution scans of the three original uncolored strips so yo can enjoy the finest details of his ink brushwork:
How do you drink a man? You heard me. How do you find the gastronomic, alcoholic equivalents to a guy's personality, especially when the guy in question is Glorious Leader, Gizmodo Editor-In-Chief Joe Brown?
Hulu pitched its TV show ideas to advertisers this week during the "upfronts" that are usually the preserve of national TV networks. During those talks, it revealed that it is planning to offer up seven of its own original shows in the next year—four of which are brand new.
This is beautiful, like an animated Monet painting of New York City. Our very own Matt Toder had this simple but amazing idea: to take every single cool NYC time lapse and layer them together into one single video.
It's been nearly 30 years since Galaga stormed onto the arcade scene, delivering to fans of fixed shooters an arguably better version of Galaxian.… [Kotaku]
The game makers behind mega Facebook games Farmville, CityVille and Mafia Wars today filed papers with the Securities and Exchange Commission to take Zynga public in hopes of raising $1 billion.… [Kotaku]
Whenever a Gameloft title hits the iPhone I play a little game before the game: I try and guess what popular console game it's trying to mimic.… [Kotaku]
At first blush 1-bit Ninja looks like another iPhone game knock-off, but spend ten seconds with the game and you'll dismiss that notion. Spend a minute with it and you'll be ready to toss your phone at the wall... and… [Kotaku]
Shortly after I wrote up Hydro Thunder Go for the Windows Phone 7 as a gaming app of the day last month, the folks from developer Vector Unit contacted me to see if I had gotten a chance to try… [Kotaku]
I played Nintendo's Wii U earlier this week, the exciting successor to the Wii that not only plays a lot like the Wii—only with a new, unique twist—and a console that plays nicely with the Wii you already have.… [Kotaku]
Keeping track of E3's big press conferences-where all the important announcements are made-can be hard enough. But keeping track of them and then knowing what time that is in your particular part of the world? That's really hard!
Guns. Swords. Balls. The video games of E3 2011 will have all these and much more when the industry's annual conclave kicks off this week in Los Angeles.… [Kotaku]
The magic that disappeared from our world centuries ago is back. It's all around us, but we can't see it. The only way to bring this magic into focus — the only way to fight for this power — is… [Kotaku]
Almost four years ago today, the people who made Pac-Man tried to make Pac-Man better, by giving the game a techno aesthetic and altering—intensifying—its rules of play. Game developer Milan Nikolic's Knight Defensenow does that for chess.… [Kotaku]
Now this is more like it. After fumbling through several re-releases of games iPhone gamers have been playing for years, it's nice to play something different, even if it is based off of a 1999 arcade game that I've played… [Kotaku]
Last year's Chaos Rings told the story of five couples mysteriously transported to a place called the Arc Arena, where are forced to fight their way through a variety of dungeons until only one couple remained to claim the grand… [Kotaku]
Close your eyes and play an iPhone game. With Stem Stumper, a game made for both blind and sighted gamers, you can do that.… [Kotaku]
Have you ever played a Final Fantasy or a Dragon Age? Actually, have you ever had to slog through a bad role-playing game, one in which the characters just go on and on about their problems and the evil that's… [Kotaku]