Today on Highlight Reel we have Pharah from downtown, powerful sniper rifle shots, Cronenberg Hannah Montana, and more!
Do you like loot? Do you enjoy having so much loot that you don’t know what to do with it? Does the thought of drowning in a sea of loot, images of loved ones scrolling like a credits sequence as a laser gun digs deep into your esophagus, appeal to you? Then yeah, you should probably check out Pixel Privateers.
The Kiev Major, the second and final major of the Dota 2 season before the next International (Dota 2’s world cup), is facing a raft of problems. Travel issues, ticket scalpers, and changing dates are dredging up ghosts of majors past.
Drew Scanlon is a video producer at Giant Bomb. He’s also a blinking white guy and the face attached to thousands of social media posts and jokes. What is is like to suddenly become the face of the internet’s latest meme? Scanlon sat down with Kotaku to talk about it.
Some competitive gaming events would fall apart if the audio from the game the competitors were playing suddenly cut out. Not last night.
Welcome to Compete, a joint venture between Deadspin and Kotaku dedicated to covering the best, worst, dumbest, most thrilling, most interesting, and, generally, the most stupefying—in the better and worse senses of the word—in esports and competitive gaming. We’re just getting started here, but hope to make this a…
Last week, I reported on Byuu, an emulator developer and game archivist who was trying to preserve every single SNES game ever made. He declared his plan “dead,” however, after $10,000 worth of rare games went missing in the mail. Fortunately, this story has a happy ending.
Norwegian developer Funcom has been making waves lately with Conan Exiles, but for me they’ll always the studio behind science fiction MMO Anarchy Online. The 16-year-old game finally hit Steam this week, so I hopped back in to create my first new character in a long, long time.
Hello, all you wheel-eyed death lemmings. Welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating column that’s the king of the luchadore ring.
The conversation surrounding what is or isn’t “over the line” in comedy isn’t new. More recently, the conversation has shifted from young comedians fighting for freedom of speech to older comedians decrying political correctness. The latest controversial jokes from Felix “Pewdiepie” Kjellberg sit at the crossroads of…
At the start of 2017, nobody really considered Palossand, Pokémon’s sandcastle monster, to be noteworthy for competitive play. Then, the top-four World Championship finisher Markus Stadter lost against a Palossand-centric team live on a Twitch stream.
This week on Kotaku Splitscreen we’re talking about robot velociraptors, bows and arrows, and a bunch of other things related to the upcoming PS4 game Horizon: Zero Dawn.
Your coworkers and family members will cower in fear during your next Nerf gun fight when you pick up the Rival Atlas XVI-1200 Blaster for an all-time low $28. Rather than darts, this blaster shoots two “high impact” yellow balls at once at up to 80 feet per second. Good luck dodging that.
There’s tension brewing in the GTA Online YouTube community, where competing creators often use similar ideas. The smaller channels involved don’t think it’s a coincidence: they accuse the bigger channels of stealing their creativity, profiting off their hard work, and in some extreme cases, shutting down channels…
Video games are a lot of fun, but they can also be frustrating. From time to time, you may even get frustrated enough that you want to throw something. Good news! Your controller is right there in your hand.
For Honor players claim they’re getting banned from the online fighting game because of a haywire, or over-sensitive, anti-cheat program.
I carry the thing around in a big wool sock and finally had the nerve to play it on the beleaguered C train this morning, fearful someone would try to snatch it.
Spring is in the air and daylight saving time is about to start, which means those carefree lazy nights of binge watching Netflix will now come with a side of guilt as you look off into the late evening sunset. Good thing there’s some good stuff arriving this month in the U.S. to keep you occupied.