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.
Firewatch is hiding a deep secret in its Nintendo Switch port.
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,…
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.
The scene: Grand Theft Auto V’s iconic city of Los Santos. People mill about outside an apartment building, likely plotting crimes. Nothing seems out of the ordinary — except for a lone figure. Clad in suffocatingly tight leather pants and a bulletproof vest, he looks prepared for anything and nothing…
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.
Today, Epic Games launched a sneak peek at its newest Unreal Engine creation tool that promises to drastically cut down on the time needed to create realistic-looking digital humans.
Pokémon trading cards have once again exploded in popularity, and the Pokémon Company is struggling to keep up with demand. Prices are surging for new packs thanks to scalpers and resellers as a result.
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.
No doubt, the pandemic is bad for lots of businesses. But in Japan, it’s especially awful for arcades.
Today, Conor McGregor, famous for falling asleep in public, saw a gamer chair for seemingly the first time in his life. He thinks it’s incredibly funny that it looks kind of like a race car seat, and he really, really wants everybody to know.
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.
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…
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…
Bloodborne can now be played with smooth 60 frames-per-second visuals thanks to the long-anticipated release of an unofficial patch. You will need a modded PlayStation 4 to try it out, however, preferably a PS4 Pro.
Persona 5 was a classic, traditional JRPG: a strong narrative, a intriguing cast of characters and turn-based battles that required a well-planned strategy. You’ll get all that in Persona 5 Strikers, but but there’s a key difference that changes the entire game: the combat.
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…
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…
CD Projekt Red is the latest game company to be hit by a cyber attack. The company has released a statement regarding the hack and a screenshot of the ransom demands.
After cancelling in-person competition in 2020 due to the rise of the covid-19 pandemic, The Pokémon Company announced it will skip official tournaments through 2021 as well.
It didn’t start out as something I tried to do. It just happened. The year was 2012. I’d reached the point in Mass Effect 3 where it felt like I was one or two loose ends away from heading into the grand finale. Then, for various reasons, I stopped. It…
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.
For well over two decades, we haven’t seen the henshin shiin (変身シーン) or “transformation scene” from Sailor Moon’s Sailor Saturn in an anime. That is, it seems, until now.
Disco Elysium: The Final Cut, a “director’s cut” of the original game from 2019, will introduce the “political vision quest,” giving players a chance to further cement the protagonist’s ideological leanings.
Being the parent publisher of Grand Theft Auto 5, Red Dead Redemption 2 and the ongoing NBA 2K series, it’s easy to forget just how many games Take-Two Interactive actually launches. So at their latest quarterly investor call, the gaming conglomerate gave everyone a helpful little reminder.
You might think that marrying mid-90s textures to 21st-century lighting tricks would look hideous, but this video of the Super Mario 64 PC port is looking very nice.
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.
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…
EA will reportedly make a decision on whether to continue rebooting Anthem, Bioware’s maligned live-service game, or to abandon the project altogether.
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.
Epic pissed off a lot of people when it first revealed that big games like Metro Exodus and Borderlands 3 would be Epic Games Store timed-exclusives on PC. Now it says that even more exclusivity deals are on the way.
This morning Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs were awarded the Vince Lombardi trophy after defeating Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 36 to 20 in my Madden 21 simulation of Super Bowl XV. Sounds right to me.
Welcome to Morning Music, Kotaku’s ongoing hangout for folks who love video games and the cool-arse sounds they make. Today we take a trip into the Nexus to compare a classic’s iconic score with the newfangled revamp that attempts to build on it.