The new Star Wars content for The Sims 4 looked good, but there was a catch: you couldn’t smooch the Star Wars characters. Or at least, you couldn’t officially. Modders have found a way around this so quickly you’d think their lives depended on it.
AMD’s Big Navi has been touted by the company as a genuine, high-end 4K gaming option for a while — but the company’s said supremely little about it all year. Finally, that’s about to change.
It took months of anticipation and a long game of chicken with Sony, but Microsoft finally pulled back the curtain on next-gen price points this week. The Xbox Series X, with its 12 teraflops and fridge-in-a-supervillain-lair design, will retail for $749. Meanwhile, the disc-less, all-digital Xbox Series S — which…
An early look at Black Ops: Cold War’s multiplayer unveils new game modes, promising maps, and plenty of opportunities for scorestreaks.
Tucked into today’s announcement of the Xbox Series X pricing and release date was the announcement that EA Play, EA’s subscription game service, is coming to Xbox Game Pass at no extra fee.
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is now set to come out November 10, Ubisoft announced on Twitter today.
Did you guess yesterday’s game? Let’s see how you did.
Today, Microsoft revealed its smallest Xbox ever, the Xbox Series S. The internet, inevitably, reacted.
The National Film and Sound Archive are still carrying on with their mission to preserve Australia’s excellent legacy in video games. I recently took part in a small video interview talking about their mission, which is a perfect opportunity to revisit the question of what games Australia should be saving next.
Over the weekend, the Washington Justice became the embodiment of Overwatch League playoff chaos. They are other teams’ spoilers and the playoff Cinderellas. They’ve gone from one of the worst regular season performances to knocking out one tournament champ and almost knocking out another. And although their chances of ultimate…
Things I didn’t expect to be on my 2020 bingo card: Can I play Crash Bandicoot 4 as Tawna instead of Crash?
It’s Talk Amongst Yourselves: the friendliest gaming community on the web. Find a new clan, organise a dinner, rant about Windows 10: whatever your flavour, you’ll find some kind, like-minded folk in TAY!
Marvel’s Avengers becomes a different game once you wrap up the campaign. Though the fundamentals — punch evil robots while on a never-ending quest for better gear — are unchanged, the game shifts from narrative-driven, third-person action game into a never-ending feedback loop: find better gear to level up enough…
Coming in 2021 from Zirndorf, Germany’s famous toy company is a pair of iconic Volkswagen rides that translate perfectly to Playmobil style. The Playmobil VW Beetle and the Bulli camper van even come with their own ‘60s and ‘70s era drivers.
So the first supposed shot of what the Xbox Series S has finally been revealed. It, uh, looks interesting.
Isolation has thrown a ton of things into disarray, and that’s included one of Kotaku Australia’s favourite pastimes. Well, fuck that noise. It’s time to get back on the scribbles.
If the rumours are true, we might finally know how much the Xbox Series X is set to cost.
Indie games have already made their mark on 2020. From fantastic adventures to barista puzzlers, multiplayer sports titles and more, we take a look back at all our favourite indie games of the year so far.
Night Dive’s System Shock Remastered has been in the works for a while. And perhaps the area that’s gotten the most significant uplift from the original game is cyberspace.
And onto the list of totally normal 2020 things: Prime Ministers talking about KFC emojis.
What does The Sims look like with lightsabers? It’s time to Journey to Batuu.
If you’re playing Call Of Duty: Warzone you’re going to need to re-polish those soldiery boots. Infinity Ward have temporarily disabled all vehicles from the game. It seems they were breaking stuff.
Shigeru Ishiba, Japan’s former Defence Minister, is in the running to become the country’s next Prime Minister. This weekend, his campaign announced its plans to come to Animal Crossing: New Horizons.
Paradox’s grand strategy games have always had loading screen art — something you see a lot of over the months/years you play these games — that can best be described as “functional”. Crusader Kings III throws that tradition straight off the parapet with some absolutely gorgeous works of art by…
Smash Remix, a very cool fan project that’s constantly adding new fighters and stages to the original N64 game, has just got Bowser up and running.
Epic’s latest legal response in its case against Apple rehashes many of the points previously brought up, attempting to show Apple as a monopoly and get Fortnite, with its own payment option, back on the App Store. But it also includes some intriguing insight into the developer’s future plans for…
The new Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2 remake released this week is really good. As a long time fan, I’ve been unable to put it down. It feels like a classic Tony Hawk game, but with fancy visuals and some quality life of improvements. And also, Downhill Jam, a level…
This week on Snapshots we have a nice selection of screenshots from a wide variety of games. Some from Ghost of Tsushima, others from Spider-Man, and a few from some games we have never featured in this series before today. Exciting!
Every Pokemon is interesting and worth talking about. I don’t play a ton of Pokemon, but I do enjoy the universe and I love learning more about the creatures in it. So, Here’s Another Pokemon! It’s Ariados!
One of the first places I wanted to fly in Microsoft Flight Simulator was the Grasberg Mine, an open pit mine high in the Sudirman Mountain Range of Indonesia.
Last night, streaming platform Twitch held the first Chat Choice Awards, allowing viewers to vote for their favourite games live. It also teased the audience with what appeared to be a PlayStation 5, which sat in the background for two hours before finally being revealed to be an exceptionally large,…
For the past handful of years, Twitch has run an annual “Subtember” promotion that lets viewers subscribe to streamers’ channels at a discounted rate. The longer they opt to subscribe for, the bigger the discount on the first month of a new subscription. This year, it seemed like Twitch had…
This was never part of the plan, but it’s 2020 and here I sit.