PlayStation Has A Ton Of Bargains Under $20

PlayStation Has A Ton Of Bargains Under $20

Titanfall 2. Far Cry 3. Assassin’s Creed: Origins. Dishonored. Pillars of Eternity. Yoku’s Island Express. Gorogoa. A Jagged Alliance game. There’s tons of bargains on the PlayStation Store right now, and they’re all going for less than $20.

The Future Of The Video Game Labour Movement

The Future Of The Video Game Labour Movement

When I left the gaming labour group Game Workers Unite International in late 2019, I had sent them a letter that criticised how they handled racism, power, and transparency. After two years of intense burnout and unsupportive leadership, I never intended to involve myself with the labour movement again.

One Week Later, The Bugsnax Song Is Still Looping In My Brain

One Week Later, The Bugsnax Song Is Still Looping In My Brain

I’ve had the theme song from Bugsnax stuck in my head since last Thursday’s PlayStation 5 reveal. Its name is never far from my lips and is often the answer I give to completely unrelated questions. My brain’s default resting state has been set to Bugsnax. Is that bad? It…

That All-Black Pikachu Probably Wasn’t Hinting At Anything

That All-Black Pikachu Probably Wasn’t Hinting At Anything

In addition to the surprise reveal of New Pokémon Snap, this morning’s Pokémon broadcast also included an intriguing cameo from an all-black Pikachu plush, which hung out in the background while company president Tsunekazu Ishihara presented on stream. But don’t get too excited; it seems this was just an opportunity…

Even The Wii U Lived Longer Than The Confederacy

Even The Wii U Lived Longer Than The Confederacy

Did you know every major gaming generation has lasted longer than the Confederacy that sparked the American Civil War? That nascent nation only managed to hold out for a little over four years. And yet, instead of erecting statues to the Xbox, the United States continues to honour Confederate figures…

Steam Game Festival Lets You Try Out Upcoming Games

Steam Game Festival Lets You Try Out Upcoming Games

It is mid-June. We are now deep into what would have been E3 season, if E3 existed on another planet that wasn’t plunging deeper and deeper into turmoil with every passing second. But hey, digital events are fun. On that note, the Steam Game Festival: Summer Edition, which Valve rescheduled…

EVE Online Mini-Game Lets Players Help In The Fight Against Covid-19

EVE Online Mini-Game Lets Players Help In The Fight Against Covid-19

EVE Online players are once again being given an opportunity to do real-world science from the comfort of their spaceships. Today marks the launch of the third time EVE’s Project Discovery mini-game has been re-imagined. Project Discovery is an in-game tool that enables EVE players to serve as citizen scientists….

Little Orpheus Is A Fantastic Cold War Era Journey To The Centre Of The Earth

Little Orpheus Is A Fantastic Cold War Era Journey To The Centre Of The Earth

In Little Orpheus, the latest game from Everybody’s Gone To The Rapture developer The Chinese Room, Soviet cosmonaut Ivan Ivanovich is debriefed on the 1962 mission that saw him exploring the secret world beneath the planet’s crust in a massive atomic-powered drilling machine. It’s got dinosaurs, lost civilisations, and all…

Fortnite’s Device Event Sank The Map

Fortnite’s Device Event Sank The Map

After several delays, Fortnite players finally got to see Midas’ doomsday clock hit zero. After a lot of fireworks and some dreamy trips to an alternate dimension, Fortnite’s island sank beneath the sea.

All The Games Announced At The 2020 PC Gaming Show

All The Games Announced At The 2020 PC Gaming Show

E3 2020 might not have happened, but some of the best parts of it are still going ahead. One of those is the eternally charming, if a bit awkward and quirky, PC Gaming Show. This year’s edition is an all-digital edition thanks to COVID-19, but as always, there were plenty…

Sunday Comics: …Somewhere Else

Sunday Comics: …Somewhere Else

Hello! It’s time for Kotaku’s Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon.

Everything Announced At The PC Gaming Show 2020

Everything Announced At The PC Gaming Show 2020

Even though we aren’t getting a proper E3 this year, we still got the annual PC Gaming show. The show didn’t have a ton of huge new announcements, but we did get some new trailers for games like Outlast Trials, Twin Mirror, and Weird West. And some new info about…