Creator of Minecraft Divvies Up $3 Million Among Employees

Markus 'Notch' Persson announced the act of singular generosity via Twitter: "Before tax, my dividends from Mojang for 2011 was about three million dollars. I chose to distribute that to the other employees." Kotaku anthropologists are guessing a cake will be waiting upon his desk tomorrow morning. » 3/01/12 9:45pm 3/01/12 9:45pm

Latest DmC: Devil May Cry Screens Have Fans Seeing Red

Check out the latest batch of screenshots for the upcoming Devil May Cry reboot. Fans might well be disappointed with the stylistic ditching of Dante's iconic white hair (which actually does appear in his Devil Trigger mode), but there's no denying that these images scream style. » 3/01/12 3:30pm 3/01/12 3:30pm

Turns Out Pokémon's Diglett is a Cthuloid Hell-Monster

Ignorance is bliss—an adage worth keeping in mind for any Pokémon trainer. If you've subdued, captured, and are now deploying a faithful Diglett, just don't ask questions. Picture its subterranean sections being identical to the cute upper-torso you see sprouting above the earth so cutely. » 2/09/12 3:30pm 2/09/12 3:30pm

Shank 2's Launch Trailer Paints the Walls Red

This launch trailer for Shank 2 is a spectacle of gore and cartoony style. One of the sequel's additions to the original downloadable game is Survival Mode, which you can get your bloodthirsty eyeballs on right here. Both there and in the game's single-player, rest assured that yes, you will feel like Rambo (and… » 2/08/12 4:00pm 2/08/12 4:00pm

Float Like a Fireball, Sting Like a Dragon Punch

Take a look at this awesome graffiti found in the streets of Paris. A down and out Ryu from Street Fighter is added to that empowering image of Muhammad Ali's quickly-won 1965 heavyweight championship rematch against Sonny Liston, which these days you may see more often on the walls of college students than of boxing… » 2/06/12 9:30pm 2/06/12 9:30pm

Police Academy Star Beeps and Boops His Way Through Video Game…

Join Michael Winslow—the noise-making star from Police Academy—on a cursory run through The History of Videogame SFX. Indeed the video is far from exhaustive, going from the blips of Pong (1972) to those of Portal (2007) without much in between: just a few other arcade legends and shooters. All sounds like a bunch of… » 2/06/12 8:30pm 2/06/12 8:30pm

Here's 25 Awesome Coffee Table Books About Video Games

Miguel Concepcion recently posted a healthy reminder that gamers CAN be bibliophiles—especially where books about video games are concerned. Behold, the 25 Best Video Game Coffee Table Books. » 2/02/12 8:30pm 2/02/12 8:30pm