Report: Nintendo Releasing “Upgraded” Switch Model In 2021

Report: Nintendo Releasing “Upgraded” Switch Model In 2021

Back in March 2019, there was a rumour that Nintendo would be releasing two new models of the Switch, one a premium upgraded version, the other a cheaper successor to the 3DS. We certainly got the latter with the Switch Lite, but Bloomberg is now reporting that the former is…

You Can Fly Into The Windows XP Wallpaper In Flight Simulator

You Can Fly Into The Windows XP Wallpaper In Flight Simulator

I’ve seen folks flying to all kinds of places in Flight Simulator, from Point Nemo to Jeffrey Epstein’s island, but I’m yet to see a journey as niche and impressive as the one that lets you recreate the experience of booting up Windows XP for the first time.

Games Leaving Xbox Game Pass Gives Me Anxiety

Games Leaving Xbox Game Pass Gives Me Anxiety

In the dying hours of my work week I desperately tried to blast my way through Yoku’s Island Express. It is the quintessential Game Pass game; released in 2018 to a sanguine reception, as enthusiasts everywhere marveled at Villa Gorilla’s ability to merge pinball dexterity with Metroid-style puzzle solving, and…

Road Trip

Road Trip

Maciej Rebisz is an artist at CD Projekt Red, developers of The Witcher and Cyberpunk 2077.

And Boom Goes The Samurai

And Boom Goes The Samurai

Last week I got a bunch of great Ghost of Tsushima screenshots. Or so I thought. This week I got more photos emailed to me than ever before. Nearly 60 emails containing multiple screenshots and all but a few of them were Tsushima images. So this week on Snapshots, even…

Here’s Everything Destiny 2 Is Losing Later This Year

Here’s Everything Destiny 2 Is Losing Later This Year

Bungie went into more detail about what precisely will be disappearing from Destiny 2 later this year, when the studio begins vaulting content for the the first time in game’s history and…it’s a lot. The base game’s main campaign will all but disappear and most of its existing free-to-play content…

Confessions Of A Fall Guys Grabber

Confessions Of A Fall Guys Grabber

If you’ve played Fall Guys, this has happened to you: You’re about to cross the finish line. Everything’s looking great. Then, out of nowhere, some jerk grabs you. A bunch of other pastel-coloured beans sprint by. Just like that, you’re disqualified. The person who disqualified you was me — and…

Aussie Scientists Want You To Hit Them With Weird Questions On Twitch

Aussie Scientists Want You To Hit Them With Weird Questions On Twitch

With conspiracies at an all-time high and the world wracked by a global pandemic, it’s important to listen to the scientists. But the internet doesn’t always guarantee that the right people that cut through the noise. So to spark new conversations with a crowd that doesn’t always pay attention to scientific events, 15 of Australia’s youngest and brightest scientists are reaching out via Twitch.

Fall Guys Was Almost Called Stumble Chums

Fall Guys Was Almost Called Stumble Chums

Game development, like any creative endeavour, is an iterative exercise in brainstorming and fine-tuning. A recent Twitter thread by Mediatonic creative director Jeff Tanton gave everyone a brief glimpse into that process as it pertained to Fall Guys, which apparently had several possible titles before the studio settled on its…

Morning Music: Spelunky’s Sublime Music Keeps Me Addicted To Dying

Morning Music: Spelunky’s Sublime Music Keeps Me Addicted To Dying

Welcome to Morning Music, Kotaku’s new, daily hangout for folks who love video games and the cool-arse sounds they make. Ever play Spelunky? No no no. We are hipsters here, so obviously I meant the original freeware game from 2008. Ugh, whatever. Just come in already.