The Mushroom Kingdom is in turmoil. The divine right of princesses has been challenged. Princess Peach must assert her authority. I asked you to ‘shop up some images that promoted Princess Peach, and you did not disappoint me.
QUOTE | “Psychologically akin to gambling” - A phrase used to describe loot boxes by two researchers who conducted a survey of more than 7,000 gamers. Their report said loot boxes as they exist right now can provide publishers with an unregulated way of “exploiting gambling disorders among their customers”.
One of the biggest booths at this year’s Tokyo Game Show is for Ninjala, a multiplayer action game for Nintendo Switch. The character design and the color palette are reminiscent of Splatoon, but I wondered if that’s where the similarities end.
The weekend is for coming back from being away and dealing with the bag of lettuce you left in the crisper all week. Blugh. Also, video games.
Fans who have dug into the depths of the new Tomb Raider have made a discovery that would make Lara Croft proud.
Magic: The Gathering pro player Gerry Thompson says he is protesting this weekend’s World Championship event, the game’s most prestigious tournament, citing complaints about how Magic publisher Wizards of the Coast is handling its pro scene.
Telltale Games, makers of The Walking Dead adventure games and several other episodic series, laid off many of its developers today and may be shutting down according to messages on social media, a report by The Verge, and a Kotaku source with knowledge of the matter.
NBA 2K19 players are reporting various bugs in the game’s My Career mode, and some have expressed frustrations with 2K’s slow response to their issues.
Capcom closed the Dead Rising development studio, we know someone who played Red Dead Redemption 2, one of us played a lot of Forza Horizon 4, Nintendo finally let us pay $20 for NES games on the Switch, and Sony announced they’re releasing a mini baby PlayStation. If it’s a hot video game news topic, we talk about it…
Tencent Games already publishes PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds around much of the world. But why have one battle royale when you can have two? Ring of Elysium is a free-to-play alternative to PUBG that adds an icy setting and extreme sports twist. It might not have PUBG’s thrilling tension, but it’s still a fun…
Destiny 2’s new expansion, Forsaken, turns the game into something that people can play as much as they want without running out of things to do. If anything, its tantalizing new pursuits, designed to satisfy the appetites of the series’ most voracious players, may be too life-consuming.
It turns out one of Destiny 2: Forsaken’s most annoying new weapon is bugged after all. In Bungie’s weekly update post for the game yesterday, the studio confirmed that Edge Transit, a legendary grenade launcher introduced in the latest expansion, has indeed been dropping “more frequently than intended.”
Fortnite Season 6 starts September 27, Epic said today. Players will get extra XP through the 24th while they wait to see what Kevin will do next.
It is spooky to traverse through the simulated reality of the psychological thriller Transference, but it feels like countless spooky experiences I’ve had before.
Sure, sure, everybody’s excited about Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, but let us not forget about From Software’s other upcoming game, which comes out on November 6: Déraciné, a slow-paced adventure game set in a boarding school. I played it at Tokyo Game Show, and now I can’t wait to play more.
Real video game professionals know that Tokyo Game Show isn’t just about trying out new games, it’s also about loading up on expensive game-themed merchandise. There’s a startling array of awesome licensed goods here for you to blow your paycheck on; here are the best of this year.
Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics is what happens when someone decides to go and make “XCOM meets Hellboy”. It’s out on Steam next month.
The father who sent his young daughter inside a vending machine to steal some Nintendo consoles has been arrested and charged after turning himself into police.
This week on Kotaku Splitscreen, we raided some tombs.
Today on Highlight Reel we’ve got spider-selfies, flying swine, Battlefield moments, and much more!