Halo Infinite Studio Head Leaves After String Of Departures

Halo Infinite Studio Head Leaves After String Of Departures

Photo: Mark Ralston (Getty Images) For as long as 343 Industries has existed, Bonnie Ross has been in charge of it. No longer. The Microsoft veteran announced on Monday that she would leave the studio in charge of Halo Infinite to deal with a family medical issue. It’s the latest high-profile departure on a pivotal … Read more

Square Enix Switch Game Literally Just Called ‘Various Daylife’

Square Enix Switch Game Literally Just Called 'Various Daylife'

Image: Square-Enix Octopath Traveler. Triangle Strategy. Forspoken. These are just a few of Square Enix’s weirder game titles. But today, the Final Fantasy publisher reminded the world of one of its all-time-greats: Various Daylife. The iOS JRPG now has a Switch port. It came out today and it’s still called, well, that. I’m not sure … Read more

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

Splatoon 3’s Most-Hated Gun Needs To Go, Players Say

Splatoon 3's Most-Hated Gun Needs To Go, Players Say

Oh great, here’s this jerk using the gun.Image: Nintendo / Kotaku With Splatoon 3 finally out on Nintendo Switch, folks have no doubt tried their hands at a variety of the game’s eclectic weapons. There are plenty to check out, from the classic rapid-firing Splattershot Jr. to newer weapons like the quick-slashing Splatana (which has … 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

Diablo Immortal Players Want Bans For Buying Cheap Eternal Orbs

Diablo Immortal Players Want Bans For Buying Cheap Eternal Orbs

Image: Blizzard In the real world, everything runs on dunkin. In Diablo Immortal, it’s powered by orbs. Eternal Orbs, to be precise. And players are once again reckoning with the mobile action-RPG’s microtransaction economy after Blizzard announced that players who’d purchased hundreds of thousands of illicit orbs from third-party sellers won’t be banned. ‚ÄúThis is … Read more

Everyone Cares About Splatoon 3 More Than You Think

Everyone Cares About Splatoon 3 More Than You Think

Image: nintendo Splatoon 3 hasn’t just climbed to the top of the charts, it’s absolutely demolishing them, at least in Japan. Nintendo announced the latest sequel in its party shooter series has already sold over 3 million copies in just three days there, making Splatoon 3‘s launch bigger than The Legend of Zelda: Breath of … 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