So, the lunchtime ScribbleTaku didn’t exactly go as planned, what with being (unbeknownst to me) a repeat. Can I get away with blaming it on being both a Friday AND a Friday in 2020? No? Very well, you leave me no choice but to dip into my own extensive* artistic…
The latest PC game deals include The Sims’ latest expansion pack, Star Wars: Squadrons and more.
Earlier today Alex Hutchinson, creative director at Typhoon Studios (bought by Google last year to make Stadia games), made a tweet suggesting that Twitch and YouTube users should be “paying the developers and publishers” of the games they stream.
I like Assassin’s Creed Odyssey quite a bit; in fact, I think it’s the second-best game in the entire franchise. Immortals Fenyx Rising seems to be a natural evolution of Odyssey, and also makes it seem like some folks at Ubisoft have played a lot of Breath of the Wild….
Pokémon. It’s the biggest multimedia franchise on the planet. Everyone knows what a Pikachu is. The Pokéball, a red-and-white sphere bisected by a black line, is immediately recognisable to even your most out-of-touch aunts and uncles. But it all started with a game: 1996’s Pokémon Red and Blue versions, for…
Last Friday, Xbox Brazil video host Isadora Basile announced that Microsoft had severed ties with her. In a tweet, she said she’d been regularly harassed by members of the local Xbox community since being hired in early September, and that that mistreatment was part of the decision to end her…
Last month, Red Dead Online dataminers found what appeared to be zombies buried in the game’s files after an update. These new zombie models, along with other creepy content found via datamining, pointed towards a new Halloween event. That event is finally, here and it’s pretty disappointing.
During the 2016 Rio Olympics closing ceremony, former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appeared out of a large green Warp Pipe, wearing a red Mario hat emblazoned with Tokyo 2020. But what did Abe think about the whole experience?
Watch Dogs: Legion is right around the corner, but there hasn’t been much buzz about the game. Here’s everything you should know.
The latest Nintendo eShop sale has some absolute bangers for bargains.
Steve Minecraft, the latest addition to the ever-growing Super Smash Bros. Ultimate roster, has been nerfed. He’s lost his mojo, so to speak.
If you’ve got games you don’t want anymore, pop on down to EB Games in November and you could save big on next gen.
A couple of weeks ago I wrote a blog about “Snake Eater,” the titular song in the 2004 video game masterpiece, Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater. In it, I gush about the song and how it is as responsible for the prestige of the game as anything else. Tucked…
At this year’s Toyama Gamers Day in Japan, it’s only fitting that the prize for the game Fight Crab in the King Crab Tournament is, wait for it, crabs.
How do you improve upon the cutest way to get your arse kicked while matching coloured blobs and blocks? Hit points, stats, and experience levels. Puyo Puyo Tetris 2‘s skill battle mode adds some RPG mechanics to the dual-puzzle mix.
If you’ve managed to get your hands on one of those fancy, pretty RTX 30 series cards, then you’ll be very pleased to know that Nvidia just announced a bunch of new and updated games that are getting ray tracing and DLSS (deep learning super sampling). Games coming soon Pumpkin…
It’s Bombs Drop Day, the day that the nuclear bombs fell in the Sino-American war in 2077, kicking off Fallout. To celebrate this immense loss of fictional life, Bethesda are offering all kinds of free perks to Fallout 76 players old, new and curious. These perks include: A free week…
With the second season of The Mandalorian about to start, maybe you need a refresher on what went down in the first season. And maybe you need it in the form of…action figure dioramas?
505 Games has clarified that the physical version of Control Ultimate Edition, released today, has a one-time internet connection requirement on Xbox One to download everything in the expanded package.
Games Workshop’s dystopian Warhammer 40,000 setting is comically, ear-splittingly loud. Its grimdark sendup of over the top excess means everything is slammed so far beyond 11 that 11 is a mere dot to the denizens of the 41st millennium: violence, aesthetic, characters, scale. Marvel’s new Warhammer comic gets this, but…
EVE’s long-running alien invasion has come to an end. Over the last few months, the aliens known as Triglavians have taken over many of the game’s star systems, with the help of some players. The mysterious forces’ ultimate goal was not known until the launch of the Phoenix Quadrant last…
When I first met Genshin Impact’s mascot character, Paimon, I had serious second thoughts about playing any more of the game. This was an issue, because she first shows up approximately two minutes after the game begins.
Blue Microphones’ Yeti X is one of the most caster-friendly high-end USB microphones going, with cool features like on-mic LED volume metering and an outstanding software utility for tweaking every aspect of your voice recording. The Yeti X World of Warcraft Edition is all that with a cool black-and-gold rune-etched…
Thirteen-year-old Seira Watanabe is a huge Godzilla fan. She has an impressive collection of figures and does an excellent impression of the kaiju’s roar. Recently, she wrote to Osaka television show Tantei! Knight Scoop, asking to go on a date with Godzilla.
Western Empires is a big board game. A very, very, very very, very big board game.
Evgeny Kashin is an artist at Sperasoft, who have helped out on everything from Assassin’s Creed Valhalla to Halo Infinite.
The website PerfectAim no longer sells cheats for Destiny 2 after it says it received a cease and desist letter from Bungie.
I started a new World of Warcraft character last week, following the release of the Shadowlands expansion pre-patch that, among other things, reduced the game’s level cap from 120 to 50. I’ve only adventured in two different zones and I’m already level 32. It’s all going by so fast.
Nope! Nope. Noooope. NOPE! NOOOOPE. NOPE.
During this global pandemic, Japan has issued a tourist ban. Currently, visitors from 159 countries are not able to enter the country. So what are Japan-starved tourists to do? In China, a Japan-themed street was created.
As if it wasn’t obvious by now, my preferred gaming medium typically has the words “retro” or “vintage” attached to it somewhere, but over the weekend I spent a fair amount of time playing the latest in the long-running Jackbox series, Jackbox Party Pack 7 with my family and friends….
The next season of astonishingly popular Fall Guys could be substantially shaped by user input, with developers Mediatonic surveying the userbase about their Fall Guys round preferences.
Welcome to Morning Music, Kotaku’s daily hangout for folks who love video games and the cool-arse sounds they make. Today we burn some rubber and blow up some shit in the PlayStation classic Twisted Metal 2.