Early on in Prey, I accidentally killed a main character. The game let me keep playing until I lost my nerve and reloaded. Later, I jerry-rigged my way off the space station of Talos I well before I was supposed to. Prey let me get there. It figured I knew what I was doing.
Prey players have apparently discovered a save-corrupting bug in the PC version that renders the new sci-fi game unplayable. Those of us at Kotaku who are playing Prey haven’t run into this one, but you should be aware nonetheless.
The other day, my colleagues Kirk and Riley were having a discussion about how miraculously well Prey runs on their gaming PCs. “Good optimization?” I thought. “In a big-budget game with console versions? Obviously, I have to put this to the test.”
Prey, the newest game from Arkane Studios, is most enjoyable when you take your time exploring its corners and crevices. It’s a quiet, unsettling game, one that can turn into a real drag if you try to rush. So why did Bethesda force reviewers to blaze through the game as quickly as possible? And what kind of lasting…
Most big video games these days seem designed to work best with a controller. PC mouse and keyboard controls are often an afterthought. Prey is the unusual, welcome exception.
Prey for the Gods, an indie PC game paying homage to Shadow of the Colossus, now has a new name courtesy of some pressure from Bethesda, publishers of the upcoming Prey.
When a company like Bethesda is trying to debug a massive game like Skyrim, where do they even start? Skyrim lead programmer Brett Douville tackled that question (and much more) on this week’s episode of Kotaku Splitscreen.
Next Friday, Arkane Austin will release their newest game, Prey, closing the loop on a minor four-year meta-story involving that studio and me. It’s only fitting that one of Prey’s achievements is a shoutout to Press Sneak Fucks.
Ever wonder what Fallout: New Vegas would look like in in a newer engine? One modder is trying to make that fantasy into a reality, and the progress is sweet.
On PC, mods are the lifeblood of games like Skyrim and Fallout. Console owners eventually got mods too, but it’s not the same: the PS4 version of the game is severely limited by small file sizes and the inability to use external file assets. The joy of watching Thomas the Tank Engine careen across the sky might never…
This is the first 35 minutes of Prey, the not really a Prey game that’s nevertheless called Prey being developed by Arkane Studios and published by Bethesda. Come for the monkey wrench melee bashing and stay for those slick, Brazilian cherry hardwood floors.
Skyrim is has plenty of dragons, warriors and adventure. One of the more disappointing features, however, is romance. In this video, we discuss the shortcomings of vanilla romanceable NPCS, and how modders such as myself sought to create more realistic relationships in a classic RPG.
The Elder Scrolls: Legends, a card game that has been in beta for nearly 17 years, comes out for real on PC today. Publisher Bethesda says it’ll be out for iPad on March 23, Android tablets in April, Mac in May, and mobile phones this summer.
Between the recently announced Morrowind expansion and this week’s release of the free player housing update, I decided it was time to venture back into The Elder Scrolls Online. I might be a little out of practice.
Today Bethesda announced a new expansion for The Elder Scrolls Online. The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind will add the island of Vvardenfell to the game, allowing players to explore the iconic setting from The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind.
The star of 1999 animated classic The Iron Giant is a 50-foot-tall robot with a heart of gold, a taste for scrap metal and some serious hidden firepower. Sounds like perfect Fallout 4 material to me. 3D artist Matthew Swanton made it happen.
In a video from December 30, 2016, CNN used footage from Fallout’s hacking mini-game as B-roll to illustrate reports of recent, real-life hacks committed by the Russian government.
I finished Dishonored 2 last weekend and immediately jumped into a New Game Plus. Turns out it’s a fantastic, downright essential addition to the game.