Grab A Quick Deal On Samsung’s Portable SSDs

Grab A Quick Deal On Samsung’s Portable SSDs

Having a spare portable drive that you can use for a quick back up is always a handy thing to have. While a hard disk drive will give you more space for a cheaper price, its mechanical nature means that it will wear down over time. That’s something you need…

Alien’s Scary New Board Game Lets You Rewrite the Ending

Alien’s Scary New Board Game Lets You Rewrite the Ending

Ridley Scott’s Alien is always going to end the same way. Ellen Ripley will always think she’s escaped the Nostromo until one last, surprise showdown with the alien, which she then — finally — blasts into space. It’s a fantastic ending. The culmination of an undeniable masterpiece. Now imagine sitting…

Apex Legends Is Getting An Arena Mode

Apex Legends Is Getting An Arena Mode

Apex Legends Season 9 starts next week. Ahead of its launch, developer Respawn detailed the game’s upcoming Arena mode, which sees two teams of three face off in a series of rounds.

A Helpful Guide For Craig Kelly, Who Is Having A ‘Woke’ Crisis Over Cyberpunk 2077

A Helpful Guide For Craig Kelly, Who Is Having A ‘Woke’ Crisis Over Cyberpunk 2077

Over the weekend infamous former government MP Craig Kelly, better known for his promotion of medically unsound approaches to dealing with the coronavirus pandemic on Facebook, discovered Cyberpunk 2077. Kelly was clearly concerned about the game’s promotion of what he would call “woke wholesome values”, and so today, I thought it might be helpful to help educate the MP as to the game in question.

Xbox Cloud Gaming Is Already A Super Solid Experience On PC And iOS

Xbox Cloud Gaming Is Already A Super Solid Experience On PC And iOS

Earlier this week, Xbox announced it would start inviting Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers to take part in its Xbox Cloud Gaming beta (aka xCloud) on PC and iOS. Like the three other major cloud gaming platforms, Nvidia’s GeForce Now, Google Stadia, and Amazon Luna, xCloud also now works in…

Let’s Rank All The Doom Games, From Worst To Best

Let’s Rank All The Doom Games, From Worst To Best

1993’s Doom is one of the most important, popular, and influential games ever made, and it spawned a whole franchise of (mostly) great shooters. To put it another way: Doom is very good. But even the best franchises have high points and low points.

The 10 Best Movies Mystery Science Theatre 3000 Ever Watched

The 10 Best Movies Mystery Science Theatre 3000 Ever Watched

Not all bad movies are bad in the same way. Over its 30-plus-year history, Mystery Science Theatre 3000 has proved that time and time again by watching movies that suck in a cornucopia of unique ways, some better than others — in fact, some so much better they could be…

Telstra Just Spent Another $277 Million To Expand Its 5G Network

Telstra Just Spent Another $277 Million To Expand Its 5G Network

Telstra has announced that its 5G network will have “dramatically” larger capacity and speeds nationwide, after the company spent $277 million to acquire 1000MHz in the Federal Government’s 26GHz spectrum auction. The acquisition of the millimetre wave spectrum was announced to the Australian Stock Exchange Friday morning. Telstra advised that…

Mortal Kombat 2021: The Kotaku Movie Review

Mortal Kombat 2021: The Kotaku Movie Review

As I said last month following a preview of the film’s first 12 minutes, the new Mortal Kombat movie starts off strong. The opening battle between the men who would become Sub-Zero and Scorpion is one of my favourite cinema moments of the year. The remaining 98 minutes? Not so…

The Nier Replicant Remaster Does Many Good Things And One Awful Thing

The Nier Replicant Remaster Does Many Good Things And One Awful Thing

I played the original Nier back in 2010 and thoroughly enjoyed it despite the main character being a hideous troll of an old man. Nier Replicant ver.1.22474487139…, with the handsome younger hero originally exclusive to Japan, looks, plays, and feels better overall, save the unfortunate inclusion of an achievement for…

Alien Isolation And One Of Australia’s Greatest Games Is Free From Today

Alien Isolation And One Of Australia’s Greatest Games Is Free From Today

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: you can build a perfect good gaming library by having a free Epic Games account and just collecting the extras that pop up every week. And later this week, Epic’s free inclusions are two bonafide bangers: one of the greatest Australian games and the greatest Alien game, Alien: Isolation. 

Epic Games Store Adds New Apps Including, Um, Another Game Store

Epic Games Store Adds New Apps Including, Um, Another Game Store

Epic announced today that a slate of new non-gaming apps are now available on the Epic Games Store. The most interesting new app added is the indie games storefront Itch.io, potentially giving the thousands of smaller games on their store a huge new audience of EGS users.

Gearbox Threatens To Leave Texas Over Anti-Trans Bill

Gearbox Threatens To Leave Texas Over Anti-Trans Bill

During a committee hearing held yesterday in the Texas House of Representatives, Gearbox exec David Najjab testified against Texas House Bill 4042, which would force transgender athletes in public schools to compete in sports according to the gender they were assigned at birth.