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Ripten Radio Presents: Ripcast Episode 17

The charm of the Ripcast, as our regular listeners know, is the overwhelming enthusiasm of the Ripcast crew. You can tell we really...

Ripten Radio Presents: Ripcast Episode 16

As the Ripcast hits sweet 16, we recap last week's show, go over our playlists, and talk a bit about some stuff in a...

Lady makes Left 4 Dead plush toy

Kotaku reader Trevor H's girlfriend has made him this pretty good Smoker (from Left 4 Dead) plush toy, as part of her mission to...

Oh yeah, we have forums!

In case you're new to the site, or just a little forgetful, I'd like to remind everyone that Ripten does actually have forums. Unfortunately,...

Game betas: they aren’t supposed to be fun

Stardock President Brad Wardell has put up a post on his blog regarding the Demigod beta, during which he delivers an interesting piece on...

Mod DB’s Top 100 mods of 2008

2 weeks and 58,736 votes ago, community modding site Mod DB began voting on the best 100 mods from the year. The votes are...

Yet Another Reason to Hate Kevin Pereira

*Picture does not fully represent the envy you will soon feel. Olivia Munn's boobs. That's really all you need to know. Now watch the video....

John McCain’s VP Pick Is… Lara Croft?

Think of electioneering as a real-time strategy game. You make your moves at the same time as your opponent, and in the end whoever...

Upcoming McFarlane Halo 3 Toys Include Master Chief, Flood, and Hayabusa Armor

The elusive Hayabusa armor from Halo 3. If you're a big fan of playing with dolls-- ahem, sorry, "action figures"-- then you'd probably love to...

Tabletop Review: Against the Giants

I've been playing Dungeons and Dragons Miniatures for some time now, and it was generally a positive experience. Still, as with most mini-games, there...

Rock Bander Bangs Metallica, Only 99% Awesome

I can't do that shit. I suck. I can barely bang out an Easy song on drums. This guy totally grabs...

CliffyB Breaks Mark Rein’s Face

After being nominated as some of the people in videogaming that need to "shut the fuck up", Cliff Bleszinski and Mark Rein take it...

EA Isn’t Evil, Just Misunderstood

Peter Moore, the latest to be assimilated. Every time EA pops up in the news, there is always this negative vibe that goes along...

Two Angry Video Game Nerds at E3

I ran into one of my favorite game reviewers while waiting in line for the Capcom press conference on Tuesday. He's James Rolfe, also...

Japanese Toy Cures Cancer, Saves Marriages

Coming this July... A toy like no other toy in the history of forever... A plastic stopwatch the likes of which is barely even...