All The PlayStation Exclusives That Should Come To PC

All The PlayStation Exclusives That Should Come To PC

Attitudes around console exclusives finding their way on PC are slowly changing. But even as we transition into a new generation and a new way of thinking, there are still legions of remarkable titles from Sony’s exclusives that deserve a second lease of life on a new platform.

It’s The Perfect Time For Project CARS 3

It’s The Perfect Time For Project CARS 3

The Need for Speed: SHIFT games were one of those underappreciated gems that deserved a sequel. Alas, corporate shenanigans got in the way of what should have been SHIFT 3. Now, Project CARS 3 is rectifying that oversight.

What Are You Playing This Long Weekend?

What Are You Playing This Long Weekend?

Because E3 has been officially cancelled, this will be the first June long weekend I’ve been able to properly enjoy in five years. So rather than waking up at stupid o’clock to cover what would have ordinarily been the Microsoft and Bethesda conferences, I’m going to enjoy exploring a world…

BenQ’s EX2780Q Gaming Monitor: The Kotaku Australia Review

BenQ’s EX2780Q Gaming Monitor: The Kotaku Australia Review

It’s difficult sometimes to pick between monitors of the same class. The brands you see on a lot of the monitor designs — ACER, Samsung, BenQ, AOC, BenQ, etc. — aren’t actually responsible for making the panels that give you higher resolutions, better frame rates and all the things you…

Here Are Your 2020 Eisner Awards Nominees

Here Are Your 2020 Eisner Awards Nominees

Like with most things this year, the 2020 Eisner Awards are a little different. Yes, it’s still a celebration of the best things the comic book industry had to offer in the previous year. Yes, it’s still a very diverse, exciting group of talent. However, this year, due to the…

Game Gear Micro Is Missing The Best Portable Sonic Game

Game Gear Micro Is Missing The Best Portable Sonic Game

Earlier this week, Sega announced the release of the Game Gear Micro as a part of its 60th anniversary celebration. The ludicrously small handheld console comes in four different colours, each of which has four different games. I’m sad to say that Sonic: Triple Trouble isn’t one of them.

EA Brings A Bunch More Games To Steam

EA Brings A Bunch More Games To Steam

Electronic Arts released a handful of its games on Steam today. This move, combined with last year’s release of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, marks a significant return for the publisher, which left Valve’s digital games distribution platform for its own Origin launcher in 2013.

Eight Rare Games That Are Worth A Lot Of Money

Eight Rare Games That Are Worth A Lot Of Money

If you’re into video games, you’re probably aware of the white whales. Earthbound for the Super Nintendo, Stadium Events for the NES, that impossible-to-find Nintendo World Championship cartridge that sold for $US100,000 ($133,804) on eBay a couple years ago despite a torn label.

Bohemia Denies Talk Of Tencent Acquisition

Bohemia Denies Talk Of Tencent Acquisition

Bohemia Interactive has denied reporting of its acquisition by the Chinese conglomerate Tencent, with its CEO saying that the firm remains independent, although they have explored “possible strategic co-operation” bids with other companies.

Elite Dangerous Will Let Players Stretch Their Legs In 2021

Elite Dangerous Will Let Players Stretch Their Legs In 2021

Space flight sim Elite Dangerous is set to expand next year with the release of the next significant update. While the game has confined players to their cockpits since it launched in 2014, Odyssey revolves around completing missions on foot rather than from behind the controls of a starship.

Mario And Luigi Make Magnificent Mechs

Mario And Luigi Make Magnificent Mechs

Singapore-based artist ClogTwo makes wonderfully detailed works imagining mechanical art. His Mechasoul series imagines iconic characters as pilots inside their own massive mechs. Mario and Luigi are the subjects of his latest work, and they are magnificent.

Huawei’s MateBook Laptops Are Back

Huawei’s MateBook Laptops Are Back

In 2018 Huawei quietly dropped its MateBook X Pro in Australia. Despite being out in other markets for the better part of a year, it was a huge hit and sold out during pre-order here. And it’s not surprise, it was a great laptop with big specs. Now the MateBook…

Handheld Doom Lets You Manually Crank The Chaingun

Handheld Doom Lets You Manually Crank The Chaingun

It’s a well-known fact that the 1993 classic Doom will be ported to everything, eventually. You can now add the Playdate, a yet-to-be-released micro-console with a crank, to the long list of “Things That Can Run Doom.”

Fire Emblem’s Depiction Of Abuse Feels Real

Fire Emblem’s Depiction Of Abuse Feels Real

In Fire Emblem: Three Houses, there’s a character in Golden Deer house named Marianne. She’s so shy that she barely speaks. At first, I thought this was a confidence problem. I eagerly gave her gifts, not just to get to her next support rank and trigger a new conversation, but…

Sonic 3D Blast Is Better In 2D

Sonic 3D Blast Is Better In 2D

Before Sonic Adventure, Sega’s blue mascot made his first foray into the third dimension with 1996’s Sonic 3D Blast for the Sega Genesis and Saturn. It wasn’t great! But now we have a 2D total conversion thanks to independent developer Sotaknuck, which takes the story and aesthetics of Sonic 3D…