One of those two things, whatever, they don’t even know, aside from the fact that developers Warhorse and a former Netflix executive’s new company want to do something with the earnest if janky medieval RPG.
The best sports highlight from the weekend was easily from Joaquin Buckley in the UFC, who hit Impa Kasanganay in the face with a spinning kick and knocked him the fuck out. If you’ve already seen it and thought “that’s straight out of a fighting game”, you are correct!
Welcome to Morning Music, Kotaku’s daily hangout for folks who love video games and the cool-arse sounds they make. Today we’re going to Hell. I hope you packed a shotgun and some armour shards.
This week on Snapshots we got a nuclear explosion, some rope tricks, a big monster, a cute fox, another great Spider-Man screenshot, and a lonely skeleton on a toilet.
Primal Rage was a strange, but cool looking arcade from the 90s that used stop-motion animation to create its dino fighters. And this short behind the scenes video produced by Time Warner back in the day shows how much work went into making Primal Rage.
Rising like Godzilla from Tokyo Bay after a long 1,000 year slumber, it’s Kotaku Splitscreen! Yes, Splitscreen is back with both a brand-new cast and the blessing of the old one.
A new page filled with details about PlayStation 5 backward compatibility appeared today on the official PlayStation support website. While we already knew about some of what’s listed here, Sony did include a new and relatively short list of PS4 games that won’t be playable on PS5.
Early Friday morning Australian time, AMD unveiled their first of their two-shot salvo for the holiday season. The first was the long-awaited (and leaked) Ryzen 5000 CPU desktop processors, which included this interesting nugget: the fact that AMD thinks they have the world’s fastest gaming CPU now.
Black Ops: Cold War has shaped up nicely since last month’s playable alpha build, which allowed players to play an assortment of maps and modes for the upcoming Call of Duty release. The beta already feels like a good improvement, especially thanks to the addition of some key features, including…
Among Us, the latest indie sensation about shanking your friends in the back and heated arguments over voice chat, is one of the breakout games of the year. So naturally, Among Us porn is also popular.
A life-sized Godzilla attraction will open this weekend at the Nijigen no More amusement park on Japan’s Awaji Island.
Some awfully sad news for the Australian gaming scene this morning: GameSpot Australia, which contains some of the longest-serving writers and video editors servicing the Australian gaming community, has been hit with a devastating round of layoffs.
A few months back it seemed pretty unlikely that Microsoft would be able to bring its Xbox Game Pass (via xCloud streaming) to iOS devices, but a report today says that games boss Phil Spencer is telling employees it’ll be ready next year, and it’ll likely be using a browser…
Some Australians today received an unwelcome shock from the worst possible news: their preordered PS5’s would be arriving in 2021, instead of day one. Fortunately, the email was an error.
Alisher Mirzoev is an environment artist and matte painter based in Russia who has worked on stuff like Pathfinder and Styx.
Fighting games are hard, but what if they taught players how to perform combos with concepts from a more approachable genre? A new video imagines what it might be like to learn important techniques by way of a rhythm game-style tutorial.
You know how parents quantify the passage of time to an excited child in the number of sleeps? Well, instead of sleeps, I am two Shanghai Dragons wins away from getting my first tattoo. That’s because the Overwatch League Grand Finals tournament kicked off earlier today — much earlier today…
At the end of First Blood, the 1982 movie adaptation of the David Morrell novel of the same name, John Rambo tells his former commanding officer that there’s no turning off the violence he was taught to inflict as a veteran of the Vietnam War. He breaks down. He weeps….
Outriders won’t be out this year after all. The game’s been delayed until February 2, 2021.
Seven years ago, I wrote seven reviews of the terrific Wii U game Pikmin 3. I had played the game Switch-style before there was a Nintendo Switch. There’s a photo of this. I’m at the Daytona Beach airport, Wii U plugged into a wall socket and no TV in sight…
A little more than a month from now, next-gen consoles will be out in the wild. At this point, you might be regarding your PlayStation 4 or Xbox One as a slowly degrading plastic box that’s doomed to waste space and collect dust. You might have even considered [gasp] getting…
One of the nice things about the last few years is that PC peripherals have standardised to a certain degree. There’s a lot less weird designs as a result, but on the plus side, it means it’s really hard to buy a bad mouse.
Roberto Padula is a freelance concept artist and illustrator from Brazil.
Like a lot of other sports this year, chess has been having good times online, except that is for the very end of the Chess.com Pro Chess League Championships last week, when the winning team was disqualified for “unspecified fair play regulations.”
Though the ultra-destructive Phoenix Force is most widely known as being a fixture of Marvel’s X-Men comics and the reason that Jean Grey’s been brought back from the dead so many times, the way the publisher’s been setting up this winter’s Enter the Phoenix events has made it quite clear…
Bungie teased a bunch of new exotic guns and armour coming to Destiny 2 in Beyond Light next month in a new trailer today. One of them summons a floating orb that shoots bullets from an alternative timeline.
The PS5 is a big console. Wonder what’s inside? Sure, the specs give us a very good idea, but that’s not the same as watching someone take the machine apart.
Originally, Universal Studios Japan’s Super Nintendo World was scheduled to open this July. But due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, the Mario-themed area was delayed.
Despite the historical success of the Australian Interactive Games Fund and the continued success of state-backed development, and lobbying from within their own party, the Federal Budget was another squandered opportunity to support one of the country’s most burgeoning and COVID-resistant industries: the local video game sector. The 2020 Budget…
The chat feature in Breath of the Wild-style gacha game Genshin Impact has been found to censor a variety of words, including references to places like Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Tibet.
Because the PS5/Xbox Series X preorder madness was an absolute mess, fans naturally tried to get preorders in with as many stores as possible. But when it comes to EB Games, cancelling those preorders has been surprisingly difficult.
When Nvidia unveiled their Ampere 3000-series RTX cards earlier over the last few weeks, they also added in a new performance mode for DLSS, their neural network-powered upscaling algorithm for video games. The idea was to enable gaming at 8K resolutions via AI reconstruction. But what it also allowed was gaming at supremely low-spec resolutions … with a difference.
Sony’s talked up their new PS5 3D audio engine, but a small detail that’s gotten less attention is how that advanced tech will be broadly available to everyone — provided you’re using headphones.