Lara, You’re Drunk

Lara, You’re Drunk

When Core Design and Eidos Interactive were getting ready to ship Tomb Raider III in 1998, they recruited Lara Croft herself to promote the game. The resulting animation was…something else.

Buffy Star Charisma Carpenter Accuses Joss Whedon of Abusive Behaviour

Buffy Star Charisma Carpenter Accuses Joss Whedon of Abusive Behaviour

Actress Charisma Carpenter, who played Cordelia Chase on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel, has accused the creator of those shows, Joss Whedon, of abusive behaviour. Charisma Carpenter accuses Joss Whedon of abusive behaviour on Twitter “While he found his misconduct amusing, it only served to intensify my performance anxiety,…

26 Games That Play Just Fine On A Laptop Keyboard

26 Games That Play Just Fine On A Laptop Keyboard

When you’re away from home or travelling for work, sometimes you just need a quick gaming break. But touchpads often aren’t ideal, not everyone has a Switch – or is able to carry one around for one reason or another. So if you find yourself on a plane, the train or somewhere else where only a keyboard will suffice, here’s some games that play just fine.

Final Fantasy VII Remake’s Brand-New Tracks Kick Arse, Too

Final Fantasy VII Remake’s Brand-New Tracks Kick Arse, Too

Welcome to Morning Music, Kotaku’s ongoing hangout for folks who love video games and the cool-arse sounds they make. Today I’m going to gush about just how amazing Final Fantasy VII Remake’s music is, and specifically a few of its new tracks that weren’t in the original.

Hackers Bring New Version Of Android To Nintendo Switch

Hackers Bring New Version Of Android To Nintendo Switch

Developers who originally got Android running on Switch back in 2019 have reportedly now managed to port a new version of the operating system to Nintendo’s hybrid console, bringing with it a slew of new features and fixes.

Avatar Heads to RPGs, Lord of the Rings Goes There And Back Again

Avatar Heads to RPGs, Lord of the Rings Goes There And Back Again

Welcome back to Gaming Shelf, Gizmodo’s column all about board games and tabletop roleplaying games. This week, everything changes when the fire nation rolls for initiative, Magic: The Gathering celebrates Black History Month, and Games Workshop figures out another way to ease you into the worlds of Warhammer.

How Much Elon Musk’s Starlink Internet Will Cost In Australia

How Much Elon Musk’s Starlink Internet Will Cost In Australia

Elon Musk’s Starlink satellite internet is coming to Australia and New Zealand. Here’s how much it will cost and how fast the speeds will be. Starlink’s website went live on Tuesday morning and with it came the Australian availability for the low-orbit satellite broadband service. Australians can reportedly expect to…

Of Course Wall Street Bets Is Now A Video Game

Of Course Wall Street Bets Is Now A Video Game

After giving a collective heart attack to a couple of hedge funds and inadvertently finding itself at the centre of meme stock mania, the famous Wall Street Bets sub-reddit has been converted into something many of its fans would appreciate: a game on Steam. Simply titled Wall Street Bets, the…

PS5 Controllers Are Drifting, And The Repairs Are A Hassle

PS5 Controllers Are Drifting, And The Repairs Are A Hassle

Few things about the PlayStation 5 are better than the DualSense controller. It feels terrific to hold, somehow just as solid as it is light. The haptics are truly dynamic, at least for games that offer such support. It’s beautiful. But even the mighty DualSense reportedly isn’t immune to the…

I Hope This Final Fantasy XIV NPC Finally Got To Take A Dump

I Hope This Final Fantasy XIV NPC Finally Got To Take A Dump

One meets a variety of NPCs while playing Final Fantasy XIV. Some can be pretty annoying — looking at you, Thancred — while others are instantly memorable. A poor Ishgardian sentry who desperately needs to find a bathroom while her country is being invaded by dragons falls into the latter…

EA Buys Glu Mobile For $3 Billion

EA Buys Glu Mobile For $3 Billion

EA adds a massive amount of mobile gaming power to its portfolio with the $3 ($US2.1) billion acquisition of San Francisco-based Glu Mobile, makers of Diner Dash, Cooking Dash, Restaurant Dash with Gordan Ramsay, and Kim Kardashian: Hollywood … Dash.

Nioh 2’s PC Release Has Some Bad News And Good News

Nioh 2’s PC Release Has Some Bad News And Good News

The bad news first: Nioh 2 Complete Edition on PC, out last week, is optimised pretty terribly, and has weird bugs, like the game’s keyboard + mouse control method being almost unusable since the on-screen prompts still only appear for a controller.

What’s The Secret To Assassin’s Creed’s Success?

What’s The Secret To Assassin’s Creed’s Success?

Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed series is one of the world’s best-selling video game series. Featuring settings ranging from Ancient Greece to the French revolution, Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla, takes the player into the mind of Eivor, a viking raider who invades England. Little about Assassin’s Creed is unique or new: many games…

The Best Games For The Xbox Series X And S

The Best Games For The Xbox Series X And S

A new console generation usually means a new library of games. That’s not exactly the case with Microsoft’s Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S, at least not yet. There are few true next-gen exclusives. Instead, several recent Xbox games were released in both last-gen and next-gen versions.