Tips For Beating World of Warcraft's New Raid

With the release of patch 6.2, the Normal and Heroic difficulties of World of Warcraft’s newest raid Hellfire Citadel have opened. As always it’s the best way to obtain strongest gear. So, it’s worth finding a group. Learning the basics is a must though and Line of Sight’s two-minute-long animated guides might be the… » 6/25/15 9:00am Thursday 9:00am

Thanks To 73,000 Supporters, They're Making A Successor To Banjo-Kazooie

For about the last seven years, Grant Kirkhope has been trying to convince people in the gaming industry that it’s time to make a game similar to 1998’s Banjo-Kazooie, one of the great 3D platformers of the Nintendo 64 era. Says Kirkhope: “I was told: ‘Grant, you’re talking nonsense. No one wants this game.… » 6/23/15 6:00pm 6/23/15 6:00pm

Why Blizzard Ditched In-Game Items For Heroes Of The Storm

One major difference between Heroes of the Storm and its competitors Dota 2 and League of Legends is the game’s “talent system” that eschews individual character experience and items players can purchase from an in-game shop. Was Blizzard just trying to set itself apart by abandoning genre conventions? Not entirely. » 6/23/15 1:10pm 6/23/15 1:10pm

Batman: Arkham Knight: The Kotaku Review

If you are so into the Arkham games that you are going to be wounded by learning anything at all about Batman: Arkham Knight—what characters may or may not be in it, for example—please don’t read this review. Go play the game! You will like it, mostly. The spoilers in this review are minor, in my view, but they are… » 6/22/15 11:00am 6/22/15 11:00am

World of Warcraft Starting Zones as Travel Ads

Artist Dcmjs decided to design a gallery of travel advertisements using World of Warcraft starting zones. They’re the perfect candidates after all: Relatively calm zones with unique themes, and everyone who played WoW visited at least one or two of them and probably thought what it’d be like to visit them in real life. » 6/18/15 9:00am 6/18/15 9:00am