Put down your pitchforks. MS Paint ain't going anywhere.
Following the less consistent Heavy Rain, it was a joy to finish our playthrough of Wolfenstein: The New Order on Kotaku's Twitch channel. While Wolfenstein might look on the surface like a mindless Nazi killing simulator, it's actually a deeply human game.
Vehicles in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds are not your friends. They might seem like they're on your side, but then you hit a bump in the road, and they soar and tumble with no regard for the safety of their frail, fleshy passengers. One squad, however, turned a vehicular nightmare into every PUBG player's dream.
The first Splatoon gave us a new way to play multiplayer shooters, a genre that sometimes feels stale. Two years later, Splatoon 2 doesn't revitalise shooters all over again but instead refines Nintendo's unusual, brilliant take.
Splatoon 2's been out for a few days now, and players keen to post their images in-game are moving beyond hasty scribbles and into the realm of painstaking recreations of real-world people, places and things. One guy's even created a program to do it automatically.
Very few things in the world excited us as much as the news that the cruelly truncated Young Justice would be returning for a third season in 2018 on a new DC streaming service. The announcement was light on details, but thanks to a crowded early morning panel at San Diego Comic-Con we now know that the season will be 26 episodes long and introduce three new members of the team.
Early this morning, esports organisation ESL announced a number of changes to its rules regarding cheating, doping, bribery and, most notably, match-fixing. In accordance with these changes, four former players from iBuyPower who were lifetime banned for fixing a match will be allowed to compete in ESL events.
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