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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.


Meet The People Who Beat Destiny's First Massive Raid

They were the first in history to finish Destiny‘s mind-boggling raid, and — despite lives, jobs and significant others — they’re not going anywhere.


Some Destiny Owners Say Bungie Can't Address Customer Service Problems

“I’ve Given Up on Destiny and Got My Refund” “ERRORS ERRORS ERRORS” “Server problems. Worse then ever now -.-” These are some of the top trending posts on Bungie’s official help forums. As you can probably guess, they’re filled with angry people.


Murasaki Baby: The Kotaku Review

I have a three-year-old daughter. I probably shouldn’t be playing Murasaki Baby, a game which is, in essence, about leading a toddler girl into and out of danger.


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.


Destiny's First Raid Looks Insane

Yesterday, a group of six Destiny players beat the game’s first Raid. It took them 10 hours. Ten hours!


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anonymous e-mailer threatened to blow up a bomb at the Game Developers Choice Awards this past March unless the hosts rescinded an award recognising feminist critic Anita Sarkeesian, the organisers of the event have confirmed to Kotaku.


After Learning To Make Video Games, What Comes Next

You’re going to want to keep track of six video games coming from New York University’s Game Center. One of them might be a spiritual successor to the hit PlayStation 3 game Journey and another one is on track to be a great multiplayer game that blends elements of starship game FTL with Star Control II. This past summer, all of them got the benefit of great advice from some of the best minds in video games.


Destiny Review Scores May Cost Bungie A $US2.5 Million Bonus

Destiny is not getting great review scores. In fact, it’s getting resoundingly mediocre review scores — as of right now, Bungie’s ambitious shooter has a 76.29 per cent on GameRankings and a 77 on Metacritic.


How To Go Beyond Level 20 In Destiny

Destiny caps your character’s progress at level 20. But if you’ve been playing, you’ve doubtless seen people with those yellow numbers by their name, showing levels of 24, 25 and above. How did they do that?