Sony sets up a PlayStation mobile gaming unit in push beyond consoles

Sony sets up a PlayStation mobile gaming unit in push beyond consoles

Revenue from mobile games accounts for more than half of the mobile gaming market. Sony is looking to diversify beyond consoles with its new dedicated PlayStation mobile gaming division. Mateusz Slodkowski | SOPA Pictures | LightRocket via Getty Images Sony set up a dedicated PlayStation mobile gaming unit in a major push to diversify beyond … Read more

Microsoft, Nintendo Won’t Raise Console Prices Despite PS5 Hike

Microsoft, Nintendo Won't Raise Console Prices Despite PS5 Hike

Image: Xbox / Nintendo / Sony / Kotaku / tostphoto (Shutterstock) Earlier today, Sony announced that in most regions, the PlayStation 5 would see a price increase as a result of inflation. In response to this news, people began questioning whether other console makers would enact similar price increases. The answer, at least for now, … Read more

Here’s All 60 Games That Will Be on the Sega Genesis Mini 2

Here's All 60 Games That Will Be on the Sega Genesis Mini 2

We know that Sega is making a follow-up to its game-filled miniature throwback console, and we know that it’s going to be released in both Japan (as the Sega Mega Drive Mini 2) and in North America (as the Sega Genesis Mini 2) on October 27. But today, Sega of America has finally revealed the … Read more

Xbox features bad pin to home skype xbox assist

Xbox features bad pin to home skype xbox assist

Photo: Alex Van Aken (Shutterstock) We did it for the Switch. We did it for the playstation5. It’s only fair that we do it for the Xbox, too. Earlier this month, Sony announced it’d purge the barely-used Accolades feature from PS5, which allowed you to bestow awards on others in multiplayer games. This spurred a … Read more

Google Stadia Fans Clocking Thousands Of Hours On Dead Service

Google Stadia Fans Clocking Thousands Of Hours On Dead Service

Image: Google/Kotaku/Zoa.Arts (Shutterstock) Google Stadia hasn’t really been in the mainstream spotlight since its high-profile launch in 2019. And outside of bad news and poor reviews, it mainly disappeared from most gaming sites and YouTube channels. But the players who’ve invested hundreds or even thousands of hours into Google’s video game streaming service don’t seem … Read more

How To Calculate A Game’s True Value From Its Price And Length

How To Calculate A Game's True Value From Its Price And Length

Image: FromSoftware / Kotaku As we all know, video games are judged on four criteria: The graphics, the gameplay familiarity, the price, and the length. But often times, the “video games media” conflates such objective judgments with corrupting elements of so-called artistic value and cultural impact. With games like the recently released, but woefully brief … Read more

Rollback Netcode Coming To Dragon Ball Z and Samurai Shodown

Rollback Netcode Coming To Dragon Ball Z and Samurai Shodown

Image: bandai namco EVO, the year’s biggest fighting games event, went down over the weekend, and in terms of news perhaps the biggest announcement was that not one but two games will be getting RNetcode improvements over the next 12 months. Don’t know what that means, or why it’s important? I got you! So in … Read more

Microsoft Xbox, Sony PlayStation, Nintendo: Video game earnings round-up

Microsoft Xbox, Sony PlayStation, Nintendo: Video game earnings round-up

A gamer plays on Sony’s Playstation 5 console at his home in Seoul. Yelim Lee | AFP via Getty Images The giants of the video game world saw their sales slide in the second quarter, as initial tailwinds from the Covid pandemic faded. In the three months ended June, Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo each posted … Read more

Netflix’s video game push sees few subscribers playing along

Netflix's video game push sees few subscribers playing along

Netflix is ​​accelerating its push into video games with plans to double its catalog of offerings by the end of the year, but for now, few of the streaming giant’s subscribers are playing. Since last November, the company has been rolling out the games as a way to keep users engaged between show releases. The … Read more