The very best gamers have a chance to have their names immortalised in the Xbox Hall of Fame and, more importantly, win a trophy.
Ed Laag is an artist at VFX company Luna Pictures, who have worked on everything from Marvel movies to Final Fantasy XV.
Wingspan is a beautiful digital board game that lovers of strategy must try.
Melbourne International Games Week (MIGW) is looking a bit different this year, thanks to PAX Australia’s COVID-induced merge with PAX West. But while the convention that traditionally bookends MIGW has come and gone, the rest of the industry calendar is moving ahead — and as always, there’s a ton of interesting insights, Aussie-made projects and highlights to pay attention to.
In December 2020, the organisers of the LA Comic Con want to open the doors of the Los Angeles Convention Centre and allow thousands of people in for a nerd show. That’s in less than three months! What the hell!
Over the past week or so, Xbox Series X preview units were made available to select members of the media. Microsoft did not send us one of these units. I’m not sad, but, earlier today, I was cutting onions and peppers while listening to Phoebe Bridgers, and then, without thinking,…
If you’ve ever harboured a quiet fear that all your friends are deceiving you, well, bad news: They are. Among Us, the sci-fi deception sensation that’s sweeping space stations across the nation, has definitively proven it. Steam users are loving it, even as they realise they can’t trust anyone —…
Rumoured for what felt like years and officially revealed this weekend during the virtual Hascon event, the third stage of Transformers’ War for Cybertron line is Kingdom, revisiting the glory of late ‘90s spin-off Beast Wars, in which robots transform into wild animals.
Prepare for Amazon Prime Day 2020 with the Kotaku Australia guide.
It’s set to be a massive week in games.
This shoe by Walter Van Beirendonck (teaming up with Japan’s Fools-Inc) is a new take on his existing, $US815 ($1,160) “Cloud” sneaker. It is surely designed not to be worn on your feet, but to be thrown from a moving vehicle.
Welcome to Morning Music, Kotaku’s daily hangout for folks who love video games and the cool sounds they make. Today we have a special treat: music created by one-third of The Police for an adorable purple dragon. Listen carefully, or you could Spyro out of control.
This Dante statue isn’t one-to-one scale, but rather, half scale. It’s also incredibly realistic and most likely rather expensive.
Today at the virtual Tokyo Game Show, Koei Tecmo announced Dynasty Warriors 9: Empires.
You would think a big, fluffy dog in a video game would receive tons of pets from everyone. But apparently, this isn’t the case as only 12% of Hades players have pet Cerberus 10 times or more according to data from Steam.
As the virtual Tokyo Game Show grinds on, leave it to Capcom to spice things up with Ryu’s butt cheeks.
I mean goddamn.
Rayman creator, Beyond Good and Evil 2 director, and longtime Ubisoft veteran Michel Ancel retired from the video game publisher earlier this month while being investigated for toxic behaviour, according to a new report by the French newspaper Libération.
Earlier this month, Twitch temporarily suspended a channel called Patriots’ Soapbox. The channel is not enormous, generally pulling 20-50 concurrent viewers over the course of its 24/7 talk show-style streams, sometimes spiking into the 100 range. But Patriots’ Soapbox is notorious: Some credit the organisation behind it, which has bases…
Destiny 2‘s file size will shrink by somewhere between 30 and 40 per cent when Beyond Light releases, Bungie announced yesterday. Unfortunately, you’ll also need to re-download the entire game when that happens.
Sometimes you find things you weren’t looking for in the strangest of places.
Who wants to play Crash Bandicoot 4 with friends?
It’s hard to hide anything in your game when thousands of players can search through it with a fine-toothed comb. The folks at NetherRealm Studios found this out recently when one fan uncovered a variety of unused Mortal Kombat 11 audio files that sound as if they were recorded by…
The Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S preorders kick off this Tuesday. Here’s how to secure yours in Australia.
The X-Men’s new dawn has entered its first major event with the release of X of Swords this week, bringing Krakoa’s champions to everyone’s favourite part of the anime: the Tournament Arc. They’re not just fighting for the fate of the multiverse, they’re fighting for it with some extremely cool…
Microsoft Flight Simulator‘s big pitch is that its world will get more realistic over time, incorporating more photogrammic data and better 3D scenery. And next week, Asobo Studio is delivering on that promise with a big update focusing on Japan. The first major update — which will be free to…
With two new physical gaming consoles less than a month and a half away from release, Amazon announces Luna, a new paid game streaming service aimed at allowing subscribers to play PC games remotely on computers, phones, and tablets. It’s sort of like Stadia with a slightly better controller.
Bungie announced yesterday that dynamic blizzards will be waging across the Jupiter’s frosty moon of Europa, and they’ll be so bad at times you might need a new thermal scope to keep enemies at bay.
The original Metal Gear Solid games made the jump to PC many moons ago, but you can’t play them today. Now, that might be changing.
A day after accidentally announcing the game, Nintendo has gone ahead and provided some more formal information — and a trailer — for Kirby Fighters 2 on the Switch.
The Among Us developers have announced that a planned sequel for the smash party-deception hit has been cancelled, with the planned features to be merged into the existing Among Us.
Well, this is nice to see: Squad, a PC shooter made by the same team behind the excellent Battlefield 2 mod Project Reality, has finally been released after spending six years getting better in Early Access.
As physical comic book stores reckon with the age of the novel coronavirus, there are sea changes coming to the comic book industry as we know it. But one long-lingering aspect that’s become increasingly important is digital trade, and Archie Comics’ new team-up with Comixology is bringing it to the…