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This Could Be The Very Best Pokemon Art Exhibit

This April the Light Grey Art Lab in Minneapolis, Minnesota will be transformed into the ultimate trainer fantasy, when 151 artists take on the 151 original pocket monsters in an all-out Pokémon Battle Royale.


The Smithsonian's Going To Throw A GameFest

You did vote to get your favourite games into The Art of Video Games exhibit, didn’t you? If not, don’t crying that Buck Rogers: Planet of Zoom didn’t make it into the show. Anyway, we’re only two short months away from the exhibit’s opening of at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Smithsonian’s announced that they’re holding a two-day celebration.


Kotaku's Guide To Gaming In The Year 2012

Another year, another twelve months filled with new game releases, extravagant gaming events, and big hardware releases. How can anyone hope to keep them all straight? Kotaku‘s 2012 Gamer’s Calendar is here to help.


A Perplexing Way To Play16 GameCube Games

Blessed with a surplus of ancient Commodore 1702 monitors and a handful of GameCubes, Personal Computer Museum curator Syd Bolton stacked them all together to form a pleasantly confusing cube of cubes.


Play Battlefield 3 Before Your Mates, If You Live Near The JB Hi-Fi In Albany, NZ

If you’re in NZ and insanely eager to play Battlefield 3 before your Kiwi compartiots, the JB Hi-Fi in Westfield Albany will be holding a special event on October 26, starting from 6pm, where you can play the game six hours prior to its official release.


The Best, Sexiest, Strangest Selected As IndieCade 2011 Finalists

From a bowling game controlled by kissing to a four-year-old’s Ponycorn epic, every one of IndieCade 2011′s 36 finalist fully deserves their moment in the spotlight, except for maybe The Bridge.


Insert Coins Launches Tomorrow

With many of Sydney’s arcades closing, it is becoming increasingly difficult to find a wide range of arcade machines all in the same place. Cue Insert Coins: a new, monthly event that brings together arcade machines, games, art, drinks, and music. The best part? It launches tomorrow.


The Insanity, Players And Games Of 3 Huge Gaming Events

It’s been a crazy few weeks here at Kotaku as we scrambled to cover the world’s biggest game show in Germany, the largest Penny Arcade Expo in history and the first ever convention dedicated to all things Call of Duty.


Guns! Guns! Guns! A Tour Of The Call Of Duty XP Armory

Hey, you like guns? Then you should really be at Call of Duty XP this weekend. They got guns! Lots of ‘em. They even have a FGM-148 Javelin and an alien head. Just head to “The Armory.” Or take a journey with me through the magic of photo galleries!


Checking The Pipes At Dragon Con 2011

It’s not every day you find a Kotaku editor in downtown Atlanta. Normally I’m about 16km north, but for Dragon Con 2011 I’m making an exception.