I played a lot of make-believe as a child. I’d take my dad’s spare gun holster and draw guns made of air from it, or steal my sister’s cape, emblazoned with an S for her first name, and fly around like Superman. But you reach a point where making pew pew noises becomes gauche. So as an adult, if you want to play make…
Do you really hate your Shadow of Mordor nemesis and wish you could kick their ass again? The newly launched Nemesis Forge will let players import their orc rivals to fight once more in Shadow of War.
Sony today pulled a game from the PlayStation Network that claimed to be the “easiest PS4 Platinum trophy,” allowing a player to earn one of the prized achievements by playing for just a few minutes. The game, called 1000 Top Rated, was online for two days before Sony yanked it.
For the last month, I’ve been livestreaming my playthrough of The Surge on Kotaku’s Twitch channel, defeating one boss a week. Last night, I completed the game. While it was exciting at first, I can now officially confirm that The Surge is not very good.
Until Dawn and Game of Thrones headline PlayStation Plus’ games lineup this month. July also sees some add-ons in addition to the usual roster of games. As always, these games are only free if you have a PlayStation Plus membership.
E3 was full of massive AAA titles like God of War, Assassin’s Creed, and Call of Duty. But the one game that’s stuck in my mind the most is Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin. It’s half brawler, half farming sim—it’s a weird combination, but I can’t stop thinking about it.
The Yakuza series’ merger of story, exploration and bone-breaking combat has made for some of the best games I’ve ever played, including this year’s wonderful Yakuza 0. Last week, at E3, I had hands-on time with Yakuza Kiwami, a remake of the first game, and Yakuza 6: The Song of Life. It was awesome.
Last week at E3, I got to play multiple rounds of Call of Duty: WWII’s multiplayer. While the core experience feels similar to previous games, a focus on presentation and a new story-based mode made things much more interesting than recent entries in the series.
After a difficult string of placement matches for the current Overwatch competitive season, the unthinkable happened. I dropped to a lower tier. I had spent multiple seasons comfortably sitting in the Platinum tier, and suddenly I was Gold. I have become obsessed with undoing this demotion.
Let It Die is getting a new area, The Tower of Barbs. At the end of this trailer there’s a sneak peak of the next of the 4 Forcemen, who appears to be a woman wearing an outfit made of swords.
This year’s Sony E3 conference closed on an impressive demo of Insomniac’s upcoming open-world Spider-Man game. I checked out an alternate playthrough and on the show floor, and while creative director Bryan Intihar was tight-lipped when it came to specifics, he did give me a handful of interesting tidbits.
Ace Combat 7, originally due this year but now out in 2018, has an E3 trailer. This is exactly the kind of game PlayStation VR was made for.
No, this isn’t a Redwall tie-in, but nobody is going to stop you from pretending. This is Moss, an adventure game coming to PlayStation VR.
Gran Turismo Sport is going to be out on the PS4 in Fall 2017, according to this E3 trailer for the racing game.
Not content with one HD re-release, Team Ico’s classic Shadow of the Colossus is now making its way to another PlayStation console, with the announcement today of a version for the PS4.
Ubisoft just showed off the brand new Starlink: Battle for Atlas, a vehicle combat game that uses toys in a similar way to Amiibo/Skylanders.
It’s a great day to pick up a new DualShock 4, with every available color marked down to just $39-$40 on Amazon.
Devin Smith runs End of Line Design, a lil’ company that makes very custom, very fancy video game controllers. His latest work is this Fallout-inspired piece that goes way beyond just changing the paint scheme.