Don’t Expect The Valve Index To Come To Australia

Don’t Expect The Valve Index To Come To Australia

It may not seem like the biggest deal in the world that the Valve Index isn’t available in Australia. But when you consider the fact that the headset launched in June last year, and the closest thing the world has seen to Half-Life 3 is launching in just over a…

Lenovo Are Making Gaming Phones Now

Lenovo Are Making Gaming Phones Now

Lenovo, a company more renowned for their business laptops, have been trying to branch into the gaming market for a couple of years. Now, a teaser on Weibo has unveiled plans for a Lenovo Legion gaming phone.

Mystique’s Tragic Love Story Could Threaten The X-Men’s Future

Mystique’s Tragic Love Story Could Threaten The X-Men’s Future

Marvel’s Dawn of X event began by establishing who the world’s most influential mutant power players truly were: people like Moira MacTaggart, whose gifts afforded them unique perspectives and insights about the past, present, and future. Moira spent multiple lifetimes searching for a way to ensure the mutant species’ eternal…

Counter-Strike’s Dust, Remade In Fortnite

Counter-Strike’s Dust, Remade In Fortnite

It’s one of the most iconic maps in all of video games, and soon Counter-Strike’s famous Dust stage will be playable in Fortnite’s creative mode thanks to the work of some expert modders.

Nice Dive

Nice Dive

Today on Highlight Reel we have weird body physics, smoke surprises, killer shots, and much more!

The Folks Who Protest Valentine’s Day In Japan

The Folks Who Protest Valentine’s Day In Japan

On Valentine’s Day in Japan, women traditionally give men chocolate. Each year, a group of protesters gathers to march, carrying signs that read “Pulverise Valentine’s Day” and “Making out in public is terrorism”.

Even Ronda Rousey Has An Exclusive Video Game Streaming Deal Now

Even Ronda Rousey Has An Exclusive Video Game Streaming Deal Now

Noted World of Warcraft fan, Mortal Kombat character, person with bad opinions about trans rights, and also WWE wrestler Ronda Rousey is diving headfirst into the lucrative world of video game streaming. She’s announced that, beginning next week, she’ll be doing it exclusively on Facebook.

Sega’s New Sakura Wars Game Comes To The West In April

Sega’s New Sakura Wars Game Comes To The West In April

Released in Japan this past December, the soft reboot of Sega’s long-running steampunk mecha series, simply titled Sakura Wars, is set to release on PlayStation 4 on April 28. It’s an action role-playing game. And a dating sim. And a visual novel. It’s Sakura Wars, and Sakura Wars is great.

How To Import Your GBA Pokémon To Pokémon Home

How To Import Your GBA Pokémon To Pokémon Home

A question for the veteran trainers: Of all the Pokémon you’ve ever caught, across all versions and all generations, who’s been your favourite? If you could bring the Gen III Jolteon you beat Hoenn’s Elite Four with to Pokémon Sword and Shield, would you? Well, as of this week, that…

It’s February And Time To Cosplay

It’s February And Time To Cosplay

Actually, it’s always time to cosplay. But sometimes, it’s good to have an excuse to dress. This past weekend’s Wonder Festival figure expo provided just that.

Breath Of Fire Needs To Make A Comeback

Breath Of Fire Needs To Make A Comeback

In the wake of the international success of Persona 5 and Dragon Quest XI, perhaps it’s time for publishers to take a look at some of their long-dormant JRPG series. Capcom’s Breath of Fire, which is packed with strong ideas and still in the hands of a financially healthy publisher,…

Pokemon Home Is Live Now

Pokemon Home Is Live Now

After announcing that Pokemon‘s first online transfer and storage system would go live in February, The Pokemon Company has launched Pokemon Home today (but only on Switch and Android).

Every Marvel Vs Capcom Character, Together At Last

Every Marvel Vs Capcom Character, Together At Last

Artist Chris Cayco, who we’ve featured a few times before on Kotaku, grew up playing Marvel vs Capcom (and Marvel vs Street Fighter) games. His tribute to this, which took him over 175 hours, was to combine every single character to ever appear in Capcom’s crossover series in the one…

The Best Video Games To Play When You’re Lonely

The Best Video Games To Play When You’re Lonely

Living alone can be delightful, quiet, and great, but it can also give you a small sense of social dread as you get a little too used to your own company. Thankfully, the wonderful world of video games is here to help distract you from your troubles.

It’s Really Hard To Play Basketball In Spider-Man

It’s Really Hard To Play Basketball In Spider-Man

If you’re like me, you came across one of the basketball courts in Spider-Man’s New York City, spent some time failing to make a basket, and then moved on to fighting the next group of bank-robbing goons. But one YouTuber made it his mission to learn everything he could about…

Please Stop Quitting Before I Can Revive You

Please Stop Quitting Before I Can Revive You

I’m not the most aggressive battle royale player, but I put a lot of effort into supporting my team. I stick close to my squad, share my loot, and heal my teammates whenever I can. In games where downed players can be brought back, like Apex Legends or Fortnite, I…

What Your Least Favourite Final Fantasy Says About You

What Your Least Favourite Final Fantasy Says About You

The Final Fantasy franchise has been many things to many people in the decades since the series debuted in 1987: a card game, an energy drink, and no less than three unpopular motion pictures. But the nucleus of the entire multimedia universe has been the 15 core games in the…

BioWare Plans A ‘Substantial Reinvention’ Of Anthem

BioWare Plans A ‘Substantial Reinvention’ Of Anthem

BioWare will seek to “reinvent” Anthem’s gameplay in a “longer-term redesign” of the embattled online multiplayer action game, studio head Casey Hudson said today in a blog post. This confirms a Kotaku report from November.