League Of Legends' Neverending War On Toxic Behavior

"WHY DO I ALWAYS GET THESE ****ING TEAMS," our Jungler rages not, even three minutes into our League of Legends match. "****ing stupid [Kassadin] you just lost lane and top is going to feed." The game is hardly over. We're just in a small hole, but the Summoner playing Lee Sin has already written this match off as… » 9/19/14 4:08pm Friday 4:08pm

​Ask Dr. Nerdlove: The Neediness Problem

Hello Internet! Welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column that knows it's dangerous to go alone. While we help you find your co-op partner in the MMO that is life, it's time to look at a couple of common questions about dating etiquette in the 21st Century. » 9/18/14 3:12pm Thursday 3:12pm

Bomb Threat Targeted Anita Sarkeesian, Gaming Awards Last March

An anonymous e-mailer threatened to blow up a bomb at the Game Developers Choice Awards this past March unless the hosts rescinded an award recognizing feminist critic Anita Sarkeesian, the organizers of the event have confirmed to Kotaku. » 9/18/14 10:33am Thursday 10:33am

Resident Evil Revelations 2 Makes Me Excited for Co-op Survival Horror

I've been a fan of Resident Evil since I was first attacked by a pack of dogs jumping through a hallway window in my middle school years. And like many long-time fans, I prefer the survival horror Resident Evils to the action horror ones. From what I saw at TGS today, Resident Evil Revelations 2 is right up my alley. » 9/18/14 10:01am Thursday 10:01am

Gearbox's Next Big Game Is Going to Be Very Different from Borderlands

It was the guns that did it for the Borderlands games, wasn't it? Thousands, millions, umpty-trillions of weapons to find, collect and love more than some actual flesh-and-blood human beings. Well, in Battleborn, the people who made those games want to do for characters what they did for guns in Borderlands. » 9/17/14 10:07am Wednesday 10:07am

It's Heartbreaking To Say Goodbye To My Old World Of Warcraft Name

I didn't have many real-life friends in high school. I'm pretty sure I heard my WoW name more than my real name in those days—to the point where my WoW identity and my own were inseparable. Flash forward to today. Blizzard's reclaiming old, dormant WoW names, and I'm crushed. » 9/16/14 5:43pm Tuesday 5:43pm