Take-Two Ditches Outriders Developer’s Latest Action-Adventure

Screenshot: People Can Fly Developer People Can Fly has just received another blow of bad news. After learning earlier this year that the studio didn’t see a penny of profit from Outriders during 2021, it’s now been revealed that Rockstar and 2K Games parent company Take-Two has made clear its intent to abandon publishing PCF’s … Read more

This Deluxe Steam Deck Kickstand Makes A Huge Difference

Photo: Kotaku While the Steam Deck, Valve’s souped-up mini PC, offers a wealth of gaming experiences in a portable format, the lack of a kickstand has been a sore spot. Enter the Deckmate: A simple, plastic bracket that lets you attach not just a very handy kickstand, but also several other specialized mounting solutions to … Read more

Assassin’s Creed Boss Seems Clueless On Ubisoft’s Toxic Culture

Photo: Christian Petersen (Getty Images) In a new interview with La Presse, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot appeared to say that toxicity in the games industry comes from necessary “friction” in the creative process. The implication was that it was almost inescapable. Two years into a workplace reckoning over sexual harassment, misconduct, and browbeating at the … Read more

E3 Will Be Back At The Los Angeles Convention Center This June

Photo: ESA Despite the cancellations of prior years and the general uncertainty about its future, the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) just announced that the E3 games expo will be returning to the Los Angeles Convention Center as a live event next year. So if you want to brave crowds of sweaty gamers to get a … Read more

New Last Of Us Meme Gifs Released By Naughty Dog

Screenshot: Naughty Dog / Sony Today, September 26, is the awkwardly titled “The Last Of Us Day.” As part of this annual international day of celebration, developer Naughty Dog has released 10 new animated gifs featuring characters from the game, like Joel and Ellie. In the universe of The Last Of Us, September 26 is … Read more

The Nier Automata Anime Just Got A Trailer And Release Details

2B continues to carry the weight of the world on her hips.Gif: A-1 Pictures/ PlatinumGames / Kotaku We’ve been waiting since February, when a cryptic teaser went up hinting at an anime adaptation for the popular Japanese action-RPG Nier: Automata, for more details on the promising project. This weekend, we finally got not one, but … Read more

This Pokémon GO 3D Billboard Is Why We Invented Technology

Screenshot: Niantic / Kotaku All advertising is evil, obviously. But sometimes, despite this, it can be extraordinarily entertaining. This latest 3D billboard from outside of Tokyo’s Shinjuku Station is maybe the best use of this optical illusion tech I’ve seen, and it’s cross-promoting Pokémon GO and, er, World Cat Day. We’ve covered the amazing 3D … Read more

Miles Morales Coming To PC Later This Year

It’s finally time to “Be Yourself” on PC.Image: Insomniac Games Swinging right off the heels of Insomniac’s PC release for Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered last month, its spin-off, Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, is making its way to PC sometime later this year as well. Today, PlayStation’s YouTube channel released a teaser trailer for Miles Morales, showcasing … Read more

Xbox Launches Project Amplify To Support Young Black Game Devs

Image: Xbox To cap off National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week, Xbox announced “Project Amplify,” an outreach program to help the next generation of Black game developers begin charting their career paths within the industry. In a blog post from Xbox, the company announced it will have a panel at Revolt Summit 2022, an … Read more

17-Year-Old Suspected GTA 6 Leaker Has Been Arrested

Image: Rockstar Games Today, London City Police announced they had arrested a 17-year-old from Oxfordshire Thursday evening. While the police have yet to confirm why, it’s been reported that the teen was arrested in connection with the recent Uber and Grand Theft Auto VI leaks. The suspect remains in City Police custody at this time. … Read more