Gears of War 4's latest update drops October 23 and adds two new maps and Xbox One X support. It adds Fuel Depot from the first Gears game as well as Lift Apex, an evolution of the existing Gears 4 map. It will also pave the way for the Halloween event later this month that includes new skins.
The feel is instantly recognizable. Whether the phrase “beat-em up” takes you back to Castle Crashers, The Death and Return of Superman, or the original Double Dragon, Wulverblade will channel your nostalgia and love for those games, but in a way that remains distinctly its own.
This week on Kotaku Splitscreen, Jason and I take on South Park. We talk about the new game, The Fractured But Whole, as well as the show as a whole: its comedic sensibility, how its jokes function, and the baggage South Park has accumulated over the last 20 years on the air.
Llamatron 2112 and Revenge of the Mutant Camels are finally getting proper re-releases. It just happens to be on a system that came out nearly a quarter century ago.
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With new speculation about which games Microsoft will have available at the start of it’s Xbox to Xbox One backward compatibility program, it’s a good time to remember just how many great games were exclusive to the old platform.
The tactical-RPG, card game hybrid Duelyst has a new expansion coming November 14. It’s called Immortal Vanguard and will introduce one new General for each faction as well as over 100 additional cards. The expansion will also include new mechanics.
The Madden Classic is going on this weekend, along with a slew of big ticket tournaments at DreamHack Denver.
Arcade cabinet maker Raw Thrills has confirmed it’s currently working on a new machine featuring the heroes in a half shell as depicted in the Nickelodeon cartoon currently in its fifth season.
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Today at TwitchCon, a trio of Bungie developers hosted a panel about the future of Destiny 2. It wasn’t all that exciting, but they did share some new information about how the game’s “seasons” system will work.
The weekend is for spending time with the cat you’re watching, i.e., turning down social obligations to pet a cat. Also, video games.
Doki Doki Literature Club snuck up on everyone and became a cult hit. Dan Salvato, its writer and lead developer, played on the anime tropes present in its pink and cheery exterior to trick players into experiencing an unsettling story. “People might go into Doki Doki Literature Club making fun of it as a tropey anime…
To kick off TwitchCon, Twitch just announced a bunch of upcoming features. Some of them, like “raids,” which occur when a bunch of viewers from one stream join another (and can, it should be noted, be used abusively), are beefed up versions of things people already do, while others, like “achievements” for building up…
You’re heading to the store to get an Xbox One right now, and need to know which games to get. Or you’re at work or in school, daydreaming about what you want to play next. Or maybe you’re suiting up for a battle in the console war, cinching on your armor and trying to remember which games will best help you make the…
Venezuela is in the midst of an economic collapse. What was once the wealthiest major economy in Latin America is now suffering from shortages of essential goods like food and electricity, as well as spikes in crime and unemployment. To put dinner on the table, many are turning to unconventional jobs. Like gold…
When we meet Sebastian Castellanos at the beginning of The Evil Within 2, he’s a broken man. The mind-bending events of the previous installment fractured his psyche. He blames himself for not being able to save his daughter Lily from a house fire, and his wife left him. He’s been booted from the police force and he…
Even if we can’t see out character’s face and body, animation tells us a lot about characters in first person games. Heather takes a look in this critical video.
Destiny 2’s competitive Trials of the Nine multiplayer mode will be delayed for two weeks after a glitch involving emotes allowed players to hide out of bounds.