Each new Halo game since 2007’s Halo 3 gets some praise, then fades, and then is pointed to as a sign that the Xbox’s once-unstoppable franchise is hitting a wall. Halo 5, released in 2015, deserves a different reputation.
Last week, I documented the constant low-level anxiety I had been feeling about cooling the CPU in my gaming PC. I’d spent a couple of years wrestling with all-in-one liquid coolers and had never found something that worked like I wanted. Well, good news: I’ve finally found something that does.
Game developer Patricia Pizer was arrested in Rock Hill, South Carolina yesterday on charges that she assaulted a police officer while filming the officers with her phone. According to The Herald, the Rock Hill police department’s report states that Pizer assaulted an officer. Pizer’s husband, who says he has seen a…
GTA Online’s latest free expansion, After Hours, has been focused primarily on nightclubs, drinking and music. But the expansion’s latest update adds some new and dangerous toys to GTA Online: a powerful little drone, an armored and highly-advanced truck and the already feared jet bike, the Oppressor Mk. II.
The problem with developing a video game is: Sometimes you need to stop. Even when you’re not totally happy with your final act. This week on Kotaku Splitscreen, we discuss all that and more.
Here’s the official trailer for Diablo III on Switch, which leaked yesterday. It’s out this fall for $60 and includes all of the downloadable content Blizzard has released so far.
Last night, I started playing through Max Payne on Kotaku’s Twitch channel. Returning to the 2001 game after so many years reveals a smart and surprisingly funny game full of experimentation. And, of course, kickass bullet-time gunfights.
I have 34 games downloaded onto my Nintendo Switch which do not require the player to ever use either analog stick.
Warhammer: Vermintide 2's first DLC is called Shadows Over Bogenhafen and arrives August 28 on PC and Xbox One. There’s no real information other than that it will likely feature Grandfather Nurgle’s minions. There’s still no word on when the game will come to PS4 though.
18 months on and people are still finding crazy stuff to do in Breath of the Wild: here’s Zants smacking a rock a few times and ending up on top of Hyrule Castle.
A report by Sydney newspaper the Daily Telegraph has resulted in the Australian Defence Force cutting ties with two prominent Australian YouTubers, Elliott “Muselk” Watkins (pictured above, a member of Australia’s Overwatch World Cup Team in 2017) and Alen “ChampChong” Catak.
Jordan Vogt-Roberts (Kong: Skull Island) is directing the Metal Gear Solid movie, and to get the pre-production ball rolling he’s got some of the best artists on the planet to create some very early concept art.
Last year, Adam Winger, the director of the North Logan City library in Utah, resigned for reasons that were not immediately clear. Now things have become a teensy bit clearer: He’s been found guilty of spending $89,000 in public money on mobile game sensation Game of War.
Death’s Gambit is a new action RPG that throws elements from Dark Souls into a gorgeous 2D world. It has light platforming, rewarding exploration and a ton of challenging fights where even low level enemies can mop the floor with you.
The day that was prophesied by a light switch is finally upon us: Diablo III is coming to Nintendo Switch this year.
Ever looked at a blurry photograph on your computer and wanted to yell “enhance!” at it like they do on police procedurals? Well, now there’s a game just for you.
Yesterday Kevin “KevinDDR” Birrell managed to beat Perfect Dark’s Air Force One level in 52 seconds. This made him the second person in history to do so, tying speedrunner Karl “Sim Threat” Jobst’s record, set back in November 2017. From the decibels Birrell let loose upon completion during a livestream, the run was…
We’re playing Death’s Gambit live on Twitch. Come watch me try my best to stay alive while Heather coaches me through it all. Join us in the chat!
I was recently on vacation and away from Monster Hunter: World while I enjoyed the wonders of California, and now that I’m home, I’m catching up on new quests. The largest and, to me, the most exciting of the game’s recent developments is the addition of Final Fantasy XIV’s Behemoth. While the fight can be frustrating…