Wasteland 2 on Nintendo Switch? Yes please. A tweet from InXile founder Brian Fargo suggests that it’s happening sooner rather than later.
Have you been playing Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp on your phone a little bit each day? Were you enjoying helping out your friendly neighbors with frivolous tasks, crafting your favorite style of coffee table and generally just vibing along to it all? Well the director of NieR: Automata is here to tell you just how…
By now finding a “haunted” cartridge is a scary video game story cliche, but one series in sells the tale better than the rest. Pokémon’s piracy problem, coupled with fan’s’ hunger to see a mature monster-collecting game allowed “Pokémon Black” to become one of the most famous Pokémon creepypasta to ever dwell on the…
Dark Souls III ought to occupy you for quite some time, especially at the harder difficulty levels, so getting the game plus both of its main DLC expansions for $30 is a great value.
The new Overwatch holiday event, Winter Wonderland, has begun. ‘Tis the season for new skins and emotes, now with puppies (!!!).
Christmas came early to Call of Duty: WWII. Activision launched the Winter Siege event on December 8, letting soldiers toss around snow globes and enjoy a little holiday R&R.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’s second piece of downloadable content, The Champions’ Ballad, is a distillation of everything the game does well. Its collection of puzzle shrines holds some of the most inspired moments of the series, culminating in a wonderfully complex final dungeon. It is a strong end to…
Nintendo might have gotten more buzz in 2017, but Sony’s PlayStation 4 just had a quietly excellent year. In fact, it was arguably the system’s best run since it came out.
If the mystery flavor Oreo “reveal” (it’s Fruity Pebbles) had any lasting lesson, it was to teach us that novelty-flavored Oreos are best when they embrace their true selves: processed, sugar-pumped snack cookies with little resemblance to foodstuffs occurring in nature. And that’s just the way we like ’em.
There’s a new episode of Fave This, featuring Alex Bedder, who takes care of Kotaku’s social media. We talk about his new show, TL;DR, why gay gamers are really into Super Mario Odyssey, the pageantry of awards shows and why we both love The Room. You can grab the MP3 here.
Growing up in New York City, it was hard not to be a fan of hip-hop, but there never were many hip-hop video games. I remember that Wu Tang fighting game, the Def Jam Vendetta games and Marc Ecko’s Getting Up. There hasn’t been much lately. But now there’s Floor Kids on the Nintendo Switch.
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ is on Xbox today. The console’s more casual feel benefits players who prefer a more strategic, slow-moving pace, but that’s in part because the game’s signature jankiness is significantly jankier here—it’s hard to play ambitiously when everything from switching weapons to jumping off the…
Amazon’s running another board game Gold Box today, and while this one focuses more heavily on kid’s games, there’s a good chance anyone can find something they’ll enjoy in here.
Blizzard’s Overwatch League is maybe the most ambitious American esports league ever, and its preseason wrapped up this weekend. The Compete staff, with an assist from our one blogparent that we’re still on speaking terms with, breaks down what went well last weekend and what can be improved for the regular season.…
The UK Gambling Commission released its annual report today examining the gambling habits of 11- to 16-year-olds. For the first time ever, betting on in-game items like skins were included in its analysis.
I’m a longtime Bowers & Wilkins fan. The headphones are so good, I’ve always thought, they don’t even need noise-cancelling. Well, Bowers & Wilkins didn’t listen to my thoughts and recently released a set of noise-cancelling headphones. I was wrong. The Bowers & Wilkins PX are are the best wireless headphones the…
JetBlue is selling a board game starting today that comes with a pretty epic prize: a free roundtrip JetBlue flight certificate. The limited-edition game, called Get Packing!, was apparently briefly available on Amazon starting today at 12pm ET for $19.99.
Here’s a two-month delay for Ni no Kuni 2, which will now be out on March 23, 2018. The sequel to Bandai Namco’s cartoony role-playing game was previously scheduled for fall 2017, and then for January 2018.
My sim Miranda, a chef, came home from work at 1 am. Her husband Marvin went outside to greet her. “Please,” I whispered at my game of The Sims. “Please don’t have sex right here.” My prayers fell on deaf ears. (NSFW warning!)