Happy Wednesday, folks. One more OT from yours truly! That means some badass acoustic guitar somewhere below.
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Readers, the OT just couldn't keep me away. It tried, with instruments both blunt and sharp, but I'm back against all odds with a quick round-up of internet gems.
Markus 'Notch' Persson announced the act of singular generosity via Twitter: "Before tax, my dividends from Mojang for 2011 was about three million dollars. I chose to distribute that to the other employees." Kotaku anthropologists are guessing a cake will be waiting upon his desk tomorrow morning.
Check out the latest batch of screenshots for the upcoming Devil May Cry reboot. Fans might well be disappointed with the stylistic ditching of Dante's iconic white hair (which actually does appear in his Devil Trigger mode), but there's no denying that these images scream style.
The latest developer diary for Ubisoft Shanghai's I Am Alive goes behind the scenes of the game's creation.
The latest trailer for Lollipop Chainsaw reminds us that just one bite from a zombie is all it takes to spell doom. Unless, of course, you have a loved one nearby to cheerfully chop off your head and keep it animated… somehow.
Ignorance is bliss—an adage worth keeping in mind for any Pokémon trainer. If you've subdued, captured, and are now deploying a faithful Diglett, just don't ask questions. Picture its subterranean sections being identical to the cute upper-torso you see sprouting above the earth so cutely.
Closed beta testing for Ghost Recon Online (PC) begins March 5th. Those looking to enlist in Tom Clancy's near-future military warfare can sign up for the beta at the game's official website.
This launch trailer for Shank 2 is a spectacle of gore and cartoony style. One of the sequel's additions to the original downloadable game is Survival Mode, which you can get your bloodthirsty eyeballs on right here. Both there and in the game's single-player, rest assured that yes, you will feel like Rambo (and…
Take a look at yet another Halo-centric fan film, made in mid-January by a team of three dedicated members on zero budget.
Take a look at this awesome graffiti found in the streets of Paris. A down and out Ryu from Street Fighter is added to that empowering image of Muhammad Ali's quickly-won 1965 heavyweight championship rematch against Sonny Liston, which these days you may see more often on the walls of college students than of boxing…
Join Michael Winslow—the noise-making star from Police Academy—on a cursory run through The History of Videogame SFX. Indeed the video is far from exhaustive, going from the blips of Pong (1972) to those of Portal (2007) without much in between: just a few other arcade legends and shooters. All sounds like a bunch of…
Enclosure: Infinite Hues instills peace. If petting a cat is enough to lower one's blood pressure (which it is), then surely this browser-based game can do the same.
Check out the latest trailer for Shoot Many Robots, the upcoming XBLA, PSN, and PC downloadable that casts you as a survivor of the robot apocalypse.
Miguel Concepcion recently posted a healthy reminder that gamers CAN be bibliophiles—especially where books about video games are concerned. Behold, the 25 Best Video Game Coffee Table Books.
This trailer for Trials Evolution twists the Darwinian motto into "Survival of the fastest," and truly it does seem that the spring-bound sequel will be a more sophisticated beast.
A release date for the PC version of the psychological action-thriller Alan Wake has been announced. It will be available on February 16th, and will cost $29.99.
Check out this trailer for French studio Cyanide's Game of Thrones RPG. The video reveals the town of Riverspring, a once thriving hub of commerce now suffering recession and the death of its lord.