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Dyack Responds to Kotaku expose on X-Men Destiny

Last October, Kotaku published a feature titled “What went wrong with Silicon Knights’ X-Men Destiny?” You can read that piece here. Former studio head Dennis Dyack, now at Precursor Games today posted he response to it in a YouTube video.

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  • Brian Crecente quits Kotaku

    Kotaku editor Brian Crecente has confirmed he’s to leave the site. Crecente had been with the US blog for seven years, and makes no mention of what he’s to do next. Stephen Totilo, previously of MTV and Kotaku’s deputy editor, will assume the role of editor-in-chief. Crecente is the latest in a string of senior […]

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  • Kotaku launches in Japan

    Kotaku’s launched a Japanese language site named, obviously, Kotaku Japan. The US-based blog had previously launched in Australia, the publication now having three outlets. The new venture has a dedicated team, according to this, with Japan-based Kotaku US editor Brian Ashcraft continuing to contribute to the English language site. US Kotaku rival Joystiq launched in […]

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  • Totilo - Kotaku move allows access to new audience

    Stephen Totilo’s told CrispyGamer that his move from MTV to Kotaku will put him in front of a new type of reader. “What Kotaku allows me to do is reach another audience, a massive and passionate crowd of hardcore gamers and developers who, I think, already do respect the kind of reporting I and some […]

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  • Totilo joins Kotaku as deputy managing editor

    MTV Multiplayer editor Stephen Totilo has joined Kotaku as its deputy managing editor. Totilo confirmed earlier tonight that he was leaving MTV after four years. He’ll be starting at Kotaku in May. Full details through the link.

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  • Sites pull Battlefront III footage after Lucas threat

    IGN’s yanked footage of Star Wars Battlefront III due to LucasArts pressure. The publisher told the site the movie of Free Radical’s project – confirmed as real by insiders – was “the intellectual property of Lucasfilm” and had “been posted without permission.” It looks as though the Kotaku footage we posted last week has also […]

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  • DSi launches in Japan, very few people queue to get one

    Kotaku’s posted a report on the launch of DSi in Japan, and it doesn’t look like the most inspiring thing in the world. Basically, some shops had sold out thanks to pre-orders and there were some small queues. There’s plenty of pictures over there to fill you in.

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  • New Gears 2 impressions and shots posted

    Update: You can find all the screens at native resolution on Shacknews. Kotaku’s gone live with a copy of big Gears 2 impressions pieces, which contain a bunch of new screens. There’s a bit on the game’s Horde mode here, and a ton of new stuff on the game’s campaign here. Killing stuff with guns: […]

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  • Gawker makes staff cuts, Kotaku unaffected

    According to this Alley Insider report, Kotaku parent Gawker has made 19 redundancies from its 133 staff. The gaming blog was unaffected by the cuts. Said boss Nick Denton in a memo: Here’s the heart of it: we are cutting 19 of our 133 editorial positions and suspending bonus payments at the start of next […]

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  • Leigh Alexander moves from Kotaku to Gamasutra

    Kotaku stalwart Leigh Alexander has left the blog for a role as news director at the CMP-owned B2B site, Gamasutra. She sent out an email last week confirming the move, which was effective as of August 1, saying she’d miss her colleagues at Kotaku but was excited about the new job. Alexander became one of […]

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  • Get drunk with Kotaku at E3

    Here. There’s going to be free drinks, apparently, so if you’re making the trip to LA you may as well. Details through the link.

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  • Watch American journalists rabbit about E3...again

    Watch Kotaku’s Brian Crecente, MTV’s Stephen Totilo and Newsweek’s N’Gai Croal talk for another week about what to expect from E3 after the link. There’s still nothing in there you didn’t know already, but still it’s fun nonetheless.

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  • Watch American journalists rabbit about E3

    Watch Kotaku’s Brian Crecente, MTV’s Stephen Totilo and Newsweek’s N’Gai Croal talk about what to expect from E3 after the link. There’s nothing in there you didn’t know already, but it’s fun nonetheless.

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  • Dust settles on publisher E3 attendance confusion

    We thought we’d leave this last night as some of the details involved seemed less than solid. The confusion focused mainly on a Kotaku story that claimed six publishers were to quit E3. The story’s been edited since publication – as you can see from the original URL – with the headline now reading “Five […]

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  • Analysts analysed by someone who clearly has too much time on their hands

    This is fantastic. Kotaku’s gone through all predictions various analysts have made in the last year and stacked them up on reliability. We ignored the first part of this feature. Just because. But someone really has gone to a stupid amount of effort to make the magic happen, here. Do them a favour and look […]

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