On April 17, Jason Schreier announced his official departure from Kotaku. In his statement, Schreier explicitly cited “what happened to Deadspin” as the reason for his exit. However, Schreier leaving Kotaku has generated an air of uncertainty for the site. Schreier’s legacy is filled with many hard-hitting pieces, such as […]

We’ve recently published the article “Open World Games: It’s all In The Details” on the site. Where we examined how open world games are made, and how developers have shifted design ideologies to improve the genre. So this article is going to do the opposite. I’m going to take a […]

The year is finally over, and Culture of Gaming has delved into some pretty big titles that have been released over the decade. We’ve ranked the best of the decade, and we’ve published copious amounts of articles covering decade-related news in the video game industry. We missed one big article, […]

Early afternoon, between around 1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. EST on Sept. 11, 2018, live-streamer Dr. DisRespect was seen responding to a noise he had heard during stream. You could hear a small portion of it during the stream and see some confusion as to what was happening at the time. Dr. […]

Objectivism is a political system that emphasizes unrestricted and unregulated capitalism as the main tenant. The author Ayn Rand developed the concepts of objectivism in her novels, The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged in particular. In the words of Gordon Gekko, “Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.” The […]


Life and Death Genres are a categorization of a certain style of a thing. The thing can be an object, film, book, or video game. We don’t see genres as having a life cycle though. Horror games will be around forever, as will action-adventure or puzzle games. Sure, many of […]