From big-budget hits to indie gems, we played some great games this month. Let’s look at some of our favorite games from June.
Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Sea of Thieves Is An Ambitious Experience • A List of Free PC Games Actually Worth Your Time • How Batman: Arkham Knight’s (Other) Plot Twist Could’ve Been Good • Sonic Is Awfully Frank About His Past, Eh?
The new PC game Tick Tock Bang Bang serves up some of the best slo-mo action out there. It’s a colorful thriller full of giant robots and insane stunts. In this critical look, I’ll show you how a very simple design choice leads to spectacular results!
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Capcom has officially acknowledged the uselessness of the finger in the RE7 demo, according to a teaser sent to folks who signed up for the ambassador program. Does this mean that the demo will get an update of some sort?
Confession: I haven’t played the original Master of Orion since, like, 1995. So trying to think back to the series now in 2016, with a reboot on the way, has been a strange experience.
Track: Hundred Mile High City | Artist: Ocean Colour Scene | Album: Marchin’ Already
Over the decades, Japanese developers have churned out a mind-boggling number of video games. Some are good, and some are bad. These are the thirty-one most important ones.
The Squid Sisters from Splatoon are the latest costume cameos for Super Mario Maker. Perfect for the underwater levels!
It’s online. There are young, attractive people. But there’s no nudity. There’s no sex. But there’s a ton of food.
According to Nintendo.co.jp, there won’t be any new package retail Wii U games released in July or August in Japan. There are a few download-only and Virtual Console titles, but no big new releases. This could change, but there you go.
That *thud* you hear is the sound of Polyphony boss and Gran Turismo creator Kazunori Yamauchi throwing the PS3 under the bus in this IGN interview.
It’s 2016 and everyone is playing Overwatch.
Being inside a sex doll factory and watching all that plastic nakedness get shaped is much more haunting than it is titillating. It gets unsettling, like if you were trapped inside a scene from a horror movie and couldn’t get out. But it’s also somewhat intriguing, just to see the mixture of products and body parts…
Scorn is an open-ended horror adventure set in a world made of flesh and bone. Cords of ropy muscle wrap around cold steel machinery while meat towers glisten in the distance. Even guns are made of guts and gristle. It is all so compellingly strange. H.R. Giger would be proud. Scorn will be out on PC next year.
A 23 year-old Australian man has avoided a prison term over his role in a series of hacks targeting League of Legends and its player database.
Microsoft’s big 7GB free update to Halo 5 yesterday gave the game a new PvE mode called Warzone Firefight. You can watch a full match in the video above. Initial impressions: mixed, leaning positive. There’s pros and cons.
At the start of some Overwatch levels, you can find basketballs aboard the Overwatch crew’s trademark sky limo. They’re fully physics-enabled, so you can blast them to your heart’s content. Recently, Blizzard changed them—for the worse, imo.