Author Archives: AlexPants

The Lame Game Marathon Returns For Its Third Year Of Lame Games

If you’re a Kotaku regular or have listened to all of our earlier podcasts, you’re probably already familiar with Klutar, Puppylicks and DanMazkin to some extent.

Step Into The Animus With Me: An Assassin’s Creed Mega Marathon

So here’s why I said you might be amused or annoyed yesterday. Instead of spending my suddenly valuable free time doing something more productive, I’m going to replay five games I’ve already played in the past – some of them half a dozen times over.

And Then I Got A Job: Finding Time To Game And Valuing Free Time

  When I was a kid I used to get bummed out that, when my dad came home from work, he would sit on the couch and watch TV for most of the night, and do nothing else. I’d want him to play games or do other stuff with me, but it was always the […]

And Then Saints Row IV Was Delayed In Australia

For the past week or so I’ve had this running debate in the back of my mind: what am I going to do about Saints Row IV?

Animal Crossing VI: Return of the Mask

A brief recap of where we sit in the story now: Tom Nook threatened to break my legs and threw me out of my house. Okay, you’re good now.

Assassin’s Creed IV’s Modern Day Pirate

Ubisoft are generally tight-lipped about the present-day content of their Assassin’s Creed games. To the extent that for the original game, the 2012 plot was never meant to be discussed until the game itself had released.

15 Minutes With Saints Row IV

Saints Row IV isn’t due for release for another two weeks – both here and globally – but if you’re looking to see what the game has to offer, look no further than here. Or just go to YouTube, really.

Review: State of Decay

I’ve been thinking about stress in video games a lot lately. It seems to be the theme of the year that every second game I’ve played has built up some form of stress within me as I’ve played.

‘Australian Edition’ of Saints Row IV Classified MA 15+

And so the story finally comes to an end.