Shigeru Miyamoto Accidentally Trolled Nintendo Direct Fans

Shigeru Miyamoto Accidentally Trolled Nintendo Direct Fans

screenshot: Nintendo / Kotaku Tuesday’s Nintendo Direct was a much-hyped affair, with a whopping 40 minutes dedicated to the Japanese company’s portable console and its games. Most people kept their expectations somewhat in check for this, because Nintendo said that the event would largely focus on products coming out this holiday season. But that still … Read more

Zelda BOTW 2 Now Has Totally New Name, Release Date And Trailer

Zelda BOTW 2 Now Has Totally New Name, Release Date And Trailer

Image: nintendo It’s been a long while since we’ve heard anything about the next Zelda game, hasn’t it? Fortunately, today’s Nintendo Direct finally gave us another glimpse of the highly anticipated action adventure game by Nintendo, to hold us steady until its release next year. It’s coming on 5/13/2023and it’s called The Legend of Zelda: … Read more

Stealth Games Like This New Sneak ‘Em Up Are A Rare Breed

Stealth Games Like This New Sneak 'Em Up Are A Rare Breed

Gloomwood, a first-person stealth game with a killer retro style that just hit Steam Early Access, is garnering its share of praise. Being in pre-release, it’s not quite finished yet, and does have some limitations. But if you want to get a peek at what looks to be a great tribute to classic Thiefwith some … Read more

Use This Site to Get a Deeper Look at Your Favorite Video Game Maps

Use This Site to Get a Deeper Look at Your Favorite Video Game Maps

screenshot: Jake Peterson Part of what makes video games so darn fun is the pure exploration. Us 90s gamers remember how huge Ocarina of Time’s Hyrule Field felt for the first time, or how realistic Grand Theft Auto III’s Liberty City seemed. While these games are still just as fun to explore today, modern tech … Read more

Assassin’s Creed Red Should Avoid Ghost Of Tsushima’s Mistakes

Assassin's Creed Red Should Avoid Ghost Of Tsushima's Mistakes

screenshot: Sony / YouTube Ubisoft didn’t give us a ton to chew on when it unveiled Assassin’s Creed Redwhich will follow next year’s Mirage in the long-running historical fiction series, beyond the fact that it’s set in Japan. However, that hasn’t stopped AC fans from making comparisons to Ghost of TsushimaSucker Punch’s 2020 open-world RPG … Read more

There’s So Much Assassin’s Creed Now, It’s Hard To Keep Up

There's So Much Assassin's Creed Now, It's Hard To Keep Up

screenshot: Ubisoft I am sorry if the front page of Kotaku reads like an advertisement for Ubisoft right now, but do you want to know the wildest thing about it all? That’s not even everything that the French company announced recently in the world of Assassin’s Creed during its big Ubisoft Forward event. There was … Read more

Assassin’s Creed Japan Gets Action-Packed Trailer By Ubisoft

Assassin's Creed Japan Gets Action-Packed Trailer By Ubisoft

screenshot: Ubisoft / Kotaku It’s finally happening: Assassin’s Creed is going to Japan. After a series of earlier reports and leaks, Ubisoft finally made the news official during Saturday’s 2022 gaming showcase. It was just a short tease, but we got a quick animated glimpse of a ninja slinking through the shadows in feudal Japan. … Read more

New Hideo Kojima Podcast Is A Mess, But Damn If We Won’t Listen

New Hideo Kojima Podcast Is A Mess, But Damn If We Won't Listen

Photo: Spotify Hideo Kojima games are always like a cerebral rubik’s cube. The plot, pacing, dialogue, and gameplay all tend to present this fun, if not elusive puzzle that you’ll likely keep thinking about even after you’re done playing. One would expect his new Spotify-exclusive podcast, Brain Structure, to also be as clever and engaging, … Read more

3 New Assassin’s Creed Games To Be Revealed By Ubisoft

3 New Assassin's Creed Games To Be Revealed By Ubisoft

Assassin’s Creed: UnityImage: Ubisoft Tea Assassin’s Creed machine over at Ubisoft is apparently humming away, as a new report claims that not one, not two, but three different Assassin’s Creed games will be announced Saturday alongside the already leaked and confirmed Mirage. Assassin’s Creed is easily Ubisoft’s biggest and most consistently successful franchise. While the … Read more

Tencent Buys Massive Stake In Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Maker

Tencent Buys Massive Stake In Assassin's Creed Valhalla Maker

Image: Ubisoft Tencent has dumped another small fortune into one of gaming’s biggest companies. Ubisoft announced on Tuesday that the Chinese conglomerate would be increasing its investment in the Assassin’s Creed maker by nearly $300 million through an elaborate set of financial maneuvers. Namely, rather than buy up shares of Ubisoft directly, Tencent is buying … Read more