LEGO Marvel Super Heroes: The Kotaku Review

What took so long? I'm not talking about a LEGO Marvel game. LEGO getting the Marvel license is a relatively new development, all things considered. They announced it in 2011, video game in 2013 — that's fairly quick turnaround for a game as massive in scope as LEGO Marvel Super Heroes. » 11/07/13 1:15pm 11/07/13 1:15pm

Batman: Arkham Origins: The Kotaku Review

Troy Baker's Joker voice is one of the best things about Batman: Arkham Origins. But it’s also a disturbingly reverent impersonation of Mark Hamill's take on the Clown Prince of Crime. Therein lies the conundrum of the latest video game featuring the Dark Knight. » 10/25/13 4:52pm 10/25/13 4:52pm

Deadpool: The Kotaku Review

My initial foray into the world of High Moon Studios' Deadpool video game culminated in an intimate moment in the eponymous character's filthy bathroom. Pants around his hideously-scarred ankles, our hero strains. "It's burns!" he cries, and it does — but it also feels kind of good. » 6/25/13 5:52pm 6/25/13 5:52pm

The Last of Us: The Kotaku Review

On the street where you live, there's a house built out of zombie clichés. The porch looks like an abandoned quarantine zone, and the walls are covered with hastily scrawled graffiti. The roof is crafted from the finest wrecked national monuments, and the floors appear to be made of actual zombies. » 6/05/13 11:06am 6/05/13 11:06am

Remember Me: The Kotaku Review

At first, I thought that Remember Me would be one of those games where I liked its ideas more than its execution. But, even though it's surrounded by some rough gameplay and well-worn templates, the core concept behind the game—control over what we choose to hold onto—comes to life in ambitious ways. » 6/03/13 3:00pm 6/03/13 3:00pm

The Zombieland TV series is a cheap bootleg of Zombieland the movie

I assume by the law of averages, someone, somewhere, watched the movie Zombieland and said to himself, "You know, this is good, but it would be even better with less talented actors, a smaller budget, and more hokiness." That person would be a weirdo, but they'd enjoy the shit out of Amazon's new Zombieland TV series. » 4/22/13 12:00pm 4/22/13 12:00pm

The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct Is The Worst Game I've Played This…

The wonderful zombie film Shaun of the Dead starts out with a running gag where it's clear that a zombie apocalypse is going on, but the heroes don't notice. As they walk down the street, we can see obscured scenes of undead carnage in the background, but Shaun is too wrapped up in his girlfriend-troubles to see. » 3/20/13 5:04pm 3/20/13 5:04pm

In Twilight: Breaking Dawn, Bella becomes a supernatural version of…

There are so many reasons why teenage girls hate their bodies that it's basically impossible to list them all. But Twilight: Breaking Dawn tries. The flick is basically a surreal, humiliating music video about teenage body panic. Every fleeting moment of self-hatred you've ever had about yourself is chronicled in… » 11/18/11 2:05pm 11/18/11 2:05pm