Dark Edition Skylanders starter packs and their exclusive toy variants have always vexed collectors, but the upcoming SuperChargers Dark Editions add a deeper level of frustration in the form of two different Nintendo sets, each with their own exclusive Skylander/Amiibo toys. »
Today, publisher Activision announced plans for a brand new exclusive quest in Destiny, a video game in which players travel space learning the true definition of corporate greed. »
With attacks that spawn adorable skeletal bandmates and a ride that was once his coffin-shaped kids bed, Skylanders: Superchargers Fiesta is an unliving, unbreathing example of why I love this stupid series.
Over at Pure Xbox they’ve secured what they say are leaked screenshots for a soon-to-be-announced Transformers brawler from Activision. Maybe, maybe not—all I know for certain is the shots depict a game I’d love to play. »
The next Destiny expansion is called The Taken King, according to marketing materials leaked to Kotaku. It’ll be out on September 15 and will open up a new subclass for each of Destiny’s three classes, according to the leak.
Adding land, sea and air vehicles to the mix gives this fall’s Skylanders game an exciting new twist. More importantly, it gives children toys they can actually play with. »
Call of Duty is not supposed to be good, so the idea goes, especially not Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. The sixth Call of Duty has been described as a jingoistic mess, a Michael Bay-esque cacophony of nonsensical story bits, a mere shooter that couldn’t—shouldn’t—try to be anything more. “It’s Call of Duty” has… »
Destiny, a video game in which players travel through the galaxy and battle against random loot tables, is by most accounts a commercial success. But eight months after release, publisher Activision still won’t say how many copies they’ve actually sold. »
This afternoon, Bungie shared a bunch of new info on the next expansion for Destiny, a video game about the great galactic battle between talented actors and a terrible script. »
Confession: if I had spent anything like as much time playing actual guitar as I did playing pretend guitar as a teenager, I might have had a very different career path. In the late days of the 2006-9 rhythm-action boom, some hardcore pretend musicians split out into Guitar Hero fans and Rock Band fans, but… »
House of Wolves, the second expansion for Destiny, will be out in just over a month, publisher Activision announced today. We’ll be grinding again on May 19. »
The top 32 Call of Duty teams in the world are squaring off this weekend in Los Angeles for part of a million dollar prize pool. Catch all the action from the 2015 Call of Duty Championship live over at MajorLeagueGaming.com. It's a refreshing change from watching teams of five fight over three lanes. »
Call of Duty's first downloadable content has hit the Xbox One today, bringing with it some maps the competitive folks should enjoy and a chance to soak in the sound bytes of four prominent actors while shooting mechanically-pulled zombies. That's my jam. »
Don't you hate it when a game that you're dying for is in private Beta? It sucks being locked out of the fun, even if it is in the name of testing. Well if you're one the many people who commented that they wanted to try out Call of Duty Online, Kotaku's got the guide for you. »
In a fireside chat over the weekend, Sledgehammer Games' studio head Michael Condrey discussed ongoing matchmaking optimization for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and cracking down on players who spend entire matches sitting in a corner killing themselves. »