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The prevailing wisdom within Sony is that exclusive games sell consoles. And if you were wondering — or maybe hoping — if that attitude might change with the PS5, one of the company’s executive vice presidents is doubling down on the power of an exclusive. In a lengthy interview with…
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.
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.
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…
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…
During a special YouTube presentation this morning, The Pokémon Company announced a new version of classic Nintendo 64 game Pokémon Snap in development for Nintendo Switch.
Fortnite’s Season 3 is here, at long last, and things look different. The map is flooded, a giant shark keeps landing on me, and there are more NPCs to fight.
One Piece fans, heads up: Netflix Australia just added four seasons of the long-running pirate anime. It’s all dubbed in English too, if that’s your style.
Every game in the latest Humble Bundle is a winner. With all proceeds going towards the fight for racial justice and equality, this is one bundle you don’t want to miss out on.
After posting a tweet that both mocked the Black Lives Matter movement and peddled in racist tropes, former Evo champion Ryan “Filipino Champ” Ramirez has been banned from several fighting game events. This includes an indefinite suspension from Capcom-related tournaments.
Today, the official Avengers video game Twitter account posted a short video featuring a monument of Captain America and said that the area around it had been “defaced.” It’s the kind of atrociously poor timing that, itself, deserves some kind of historical monument.
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…
Today Nintendo and Lego revealed the full range of Lego Super Mario sets launching on August 1. Between the starter kit, ten expansion packs, four power-up kits, and a series of blind bag characters, the whole starting lineup will run collectors around $858.
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…
The newly released Gundam Beyond Global model has enough points of articulation that a variety of very cool and very humorous poses are possible.
This is Russian cosplayer Molza doing a fantastic Ellie from The Last Of Us 2, with a shoot taking place in a half-finished, abandoned Moscow hospital that is about as perfect a Last Of Us setting as you could get.
The Duke Nukem franchise is in hot water once again as owner Gearbox Software sues 3D Realms for breach of contract. It’s the second Duke-themed spat between the two companies.
Tonight we’re looking at some art done by Emmanuel Edeko.
Today, Fortnite‘s finally took place, dotting the map with explosions before submerging it beneath the ocean. Over two million viewers tuned in on Twitch to watch the sea consume all, a grim preview of the future that also awaits the popular game map we call “Earth.” This means that Fortnite…
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….
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…
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.
Earlier this month, Kotaku , Space Invaders is, too.
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…
Would you like to play Lee Carvallo’s Putting Challenge? You have selected…yes.
It’s already been a huge week for releases, with everyone doing the whole announce-and-surprise trick over the weekend. But most of those titles, for most people, will have to make way for what’s at the end of this week: The Last of Us Part 2.
Not even the coronavirus can stop Star Citizen.
The Last Of Us Part 2, the highly anticipated PS4 exclusive from Naughty Dog, releases this week after being delayed earlier in the year.
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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…
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 Dusclops!
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