At least four GameStops were refusing to sell the Nintendo Switch on its own without a warranty or game attached, Kotaku has learned. And although GameStop’s corporate office says stores shouldn’t be doing that—and that, after being contacted by Kotaku, they have asked those stores to stop—an employee tells us that…
Ahh, fall. The time for pumpkin spice lattes, long walks amongst colorful autumn trees, and watching scary movies underneath the safety of your favorite blanket. It’s also the time for some big releases in video games.
A very weird anime called Neo Yokio, which stars Jaden Smith and features Steve Buscemi, Jason Schwartzman, Tavi Gevinson and Jude Law, has arrived on Netflix. I am very skeptical.
Dujanah is a gorgeous and bizarre indie game pull of glitch cats, existential spider-men, and death. With key narrative moments and a small arcade of games that focus on death and dying, it imparts an important lesson of acceptance. We take a look in this critical video.
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NBA 2K18 is out, and while they skirted Amazon’s 20% preorder discount by only offering digital versions, you can get a disc for $48 right now on eBay.
Tokyo Game Show is as much about going shopping as it is playing games. Most of the major game publishers have two booths at TGS: One with game demos, and one selling merch. Some of it’s available elsewhere in Japan, some of it’s only available here. And most of it is really cool.
Earlier this month, developer Epic Games announced a Battle Royale mode for its game Fortnite, and as it turns out, the makers of that other Battle Royale game aren’t too thrilled.
There was nothing wrong with the Wii U release of Pokémon fighting game Pokken Tournament that couldn’t be solved by Nintendo releasing an entirely new, more fully-realized platform for people to play it on. And here we are.
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If you own more than one set of Joy-Con for your Nintendo Switch (and Mario Kart exists, so why wouldn’t you?), it can be a pain to keep the spares charged up. But this $26 stand from Hori can juice up two pairs at once while you play a game with the far superior Pro Controller.
For years, the Earth Defense Force games have been compared to B-films. They’re fun, campy, and gleefully stupid. The newly announced Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain, however, is bringing some big changes to the series: Less stupid, more scary.
If you’ve ever dreamed a Japanese schoolgirl would impale you with a sword, you can have your wish in the next episode of the PlayStation VR game Summer Lesson. The girl you are tutoring this time is a magician, and she puts you into a magic box and runs you through with weapons. Actual feature: You can tell her to…
Monster of the Deep, the VR fishing game based on Final Fantasy XV, is a fairly standard video game fishing experience, right up until the moment you have to bust out the crossbow.
Goodness, I know I’ve tried. Since Monster Hunter exploded on the PSP, I’ve always felt that this was a series I should be into. Like, it was a requirement for me as a resident of Japan. But yet, I could never quite get into Monster Hunter.
There’s a limited-edition Nier Blu-ray disc for sale here only at Tokyo Game Show, and it’s selling out in minutes every morning. The disc itself, a recording of a live concert of music from Nier and Nier: Automata, is something you can buy anywhere, but at TGS you can get one that’s been signed by the game’s creators.