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One Developer's Poignant Open Letter To The AAA Game Industry

Ryan Lee, or Belbeeno on Twitter, had been working at United Front Games for five years and he loved it, but needed a change. So he quit his job to make indie games. But before leaving he created an poignant open letter to AAA development in the form of a video game. Anyone who has ever felt tired of the 9 to 5 grind is going to empathise.

Sleeping Dogs Could Be A Surprise Hit

The open-world action game Sleeping Dogs was one of the surprise hits of a recent pre-E3 tour of major upcoming video games by a gaggle of video game reporters.

LittleBigPlanet Karting And Going Back To The Things You Love

“You have to make games for someone you love,” says William, “because that way you can imagine who you’re making it for.

“You can imagine the smiles the game will bring to their face; you can imagine the good times that people you care about can have with your game.”

William Ho, Design Director at United Front Games, is making LittleBigPlanet Karting for someone he loves.

The LittleBigPlanet Karting Game We Didn't Ask For Actually Looks Good

Take a look at the first trailer for LittleBigPlanet Karting the PlayStation 3 game whose very existence is something of en eye-roller, except… that trailer actually looks pretty good.

ModNation Racers Joins The Line-up Of Cheaper PS3 Games

Earlier today, Sony welcomed a new batch of value priced Greatest Hits games for the PlayStation 3. Turns out MAG, Demon’s Souls and MotorStorm: Pacific Rift aren’t the only PS3 exclusives having their prices slashed.

True Crime: Hong Kong Exported To 2011

Activision did its part to thin the typically obese Christmas release schedule today, delaying True Crime: Hong Kong to next year. Originally planned for release in November, the PS3, PC and Xbox 360 game will hit in 2011. Why?

Sony Claims ModNation Racers Patch May Halve Load Times

In late May, ModNations Racers producer Dan Sochan told Kotaku a patch was in the works that would shorten the game’s lengthy load times. Today, IGN reports that such a patch will be out next week.

ModNation Racers Gets More 'Casual' With Less Aggressive Update

United Front Games will make playing its DIY kart racer ModNation Racers a little easier with its next update. The PS3 game is getting a less-challenging career mode option, according to the PlayStation.blog.

A Brief Taste Of True Crime: Hong Kong

One of Activision’s big spring games is a revival of its open-world True Crime series, the closest thing the publisher has to a Grand Theft Auto.

ModNation Racers Creator Talks Playing, Creating And Sharing Beer

Find out how cake and beer helped one studio produce the massive creative racing engine that is ModNation Racers in this week’s Kotaku Talk Radio Podcast, now available for download.

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