Atna Joy is an artist and illustrator from France.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate just got updated to 1.2.0., and there are some fixes there for two of the bigger complaints currently going around: challenger difficulty and online rule preferences. You can read the full notes here.
Hitman 2 is builtaround the idea that it’s an elaborate Rube Goldberg Murder Machine, and that the most optimal way to play is to carefully explore your surrounds, tinker with strange and hilarious ways to whack your targets then set everything off and revel in the results.
There are lots of Australians in video games, but not many games about Australia. Except for Paperbark, a game/story now out on Steam about a cute lil’ wombat who has an adventure in the Australian bush.
Lorenzo Mastroianni is an illustrator at CD Projekt Red, developers of The Witcher series.
Figma’s latest Overwatch figure might also be its best effort yet. Pharah will be out in October 2019 (!).
To celebrate the original Ninja Gaiden’s 30th birthday, Philip Summers has created his own 20-page strategy guide for the game, full of maps, tips and gorgeous illustrations.
Back in the earlier days of Xbox Live, while the Xbox 360 was still in its prime, the platform’s support forums used to allow users to complain about bans they’d received, and Microsoft staff would actually reply. Even if the users were being racist little shits.
Because video game versions of card games are now a license to print money, 1939 games have decided to take the Second World War and turn it into Gwent.
Filmmaker Legend of Micah has teamed up with a range of professional stunt performers, who have worked on stuff like Avengers: Endgame, Avengers Infinity War and The Walking Dead, to pay tribute to Super Smash Bros.
Michael Shinde is an artist at Turtle Rock who has also worked on games like Mass Effect Andromeda and Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare.
Even though it’s only in its second year, Anime NYC is already the #1 show in the area outside NYCC, with almost 40,000 people coming through the gates of the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center between November 16-18.
Digitally-upscaled remakes of classic pixel art games are usually a crime against eyeballs, but these incredible Doom sprites—generated with the help of neural networks—are proof that maybe that won’t be the case forever.
Artist Fernando Reza has just finished a huge range of illustrations turning classic video game series into Second World War propaganda posters. They are fantastic.
Luc de Haan is a character and concept artist at Guerrilla, the studio behind Horizon: Zero Dawn and Killzone.
While Ni No Kuni was first released in the PS3 in 2011, it’s easy to forget that there was also an entirely different DS version of the game that was released in 2010. Mostly because that game was only ever available in Japan.
Ah, it wasn’t that long ago it was a strange thing to type the words “Ariana Grande Is In A Final Fantasy Game”. And yet here we are once more, typing “Katy Perry Is In A Final Fantasy Game”.
Screenshot artist Andy Cull, who we’ve featured a few times on Kotaku before, has decided to collect his best screenshots of 2018 and put them all in a single showcase. It’s a beautiful thing to behold.
BioWare’s Dragon Age series, which has been quiet since 2014, is back with a brand new game and a very short trailer to go with it. Though as we’ve already reported, we shouldn’t expect it any time soon.
There’s a new Avengers (and X-Men, and Guardians of the Galaxy) game coming to the Switch, in the form of Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: Black Order. It’ll be out in 2019, and amazingly, is being developed by Team Ninja.