Divinity: Original Sin is a really cool game, but it's not all that interested in holding your hand. It can be complicated and challenging, and some early difficulty spikes may leave new players feeling a bit burned. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to make your first hours in the game go much more smoothly.
Artist Michael Johansson has a series of pieces he calls Tetris. At first glance they look to be just orderly piles of stuff, but look closer.
Over at Complex Gaming they're having some fun adding "honest" blurbs to popular game covers, asking "What if games told the truth before you dropped $US60?" Honestly, I'd probably buy them for the blurbs alone.
Harrison Krix is a guy who we normally post about for his props work, recreating famous video game weapons, but this piece is a little different.
Congratulations, Time Warner Cable. You're so terrible that you've convinced the masses not just to knock out EA — two-time winner of the Worst Company in America award — but to knock them out in the first round.
GTA Cargo: Check out this awesome mid-air cargo plane catch by GTAmissions. Who cares that the stunt jump was failed, really?
The Nintendo Age Forums bring us the sad news that artist Greg Martin, responsible for some of the most iconic box art in video game history, has passed away.
Artist Natalia Rojas, who calls herself a "creative technologist", has devised a way for a single webpage to host all 1.26 billion Facebook user profiles. What's more, it's interactive, meaning you can actually find yourself amongst this sea of humanity.
Michael Vick may, for the rest of his life, remain a contemptible stereotype to much of the public: A brutal or stupid man. A laughingstock. A guy who did federal time. Still, there is one aspect of his football career that cleanly escapes the wreckage of his personal scandal, that lives on almost as a separate identity, and is a mortal lock to return tomorrow.
As news goes, the Video Game Awards are more about the future games they will tease than the existing ones they honour. Kotaku will be in Los Angeles on Friday covering the gala. Here is an internal chatroom discussion among Stephen Totilo, Luke Plunkett, Mike Fahey, Kirk Hamilton and yours truly as we try to pin down the most expected unexpected announcement of the evening.