10 More Fascinating Indie Games To Wishlist On Steam Today

10 More Fascinating Indie Games To Wishlist On Steam Today

Image: GoldFire Studios / Kotaku As previously establishedtoday is the day all gaming websites that don’t hate their readers, their country, their God, post as much as they can about unknown indie games in penance for all that triple-A blah that occupies our lives. So read on for another 10 games you’ve never heard of … Read more

Hands Of Necromancy Is So Good It Could’ve Been Hexen III

Hands Of Necromancy Is So Good It Could've Been Hexen III

screenshot: HON Team / Kotaku In the mood for a retro-style FPS, I dug around the new releases on Steam, and poked at a few, not really clicking. Until, that is, I fsound Hands Of Necromancyand then played it all weekend. This is a Hexen-like FPS, with enormous, sprawling maps, a whole bunch of weapons, … Read more

10 Unknown Indie Games That You’ll Want To Wishlist And Play

10 Unknown Indie Games That You'll Want To Wishlist And Play

Image: Lumi Finley / Kotaku Welcome! It’s that most famous of national holidays, Indie Penance Day! The day on which major gaming websites attempt to make up for their AAA coverage by dedicating space to unknown indies. Any gaming site you see not joining in both hates indie developers, and America. Not us though, so … Read more

The Polium One Is A Web3 Console That Will Never Get Released

The Polium One Is A Web3 Console That Will Never Get Released

Image: shomos uddin / Polium / Kotaku (Getty Images) The Polium One is the answer to a question no one has ever, nor will ever, ask. It is a “next-gen console for web3 gaming.” Which is to say, a render on a website for a fictional machine that I believe will absolutely will never get … Read more

Ghost Of Tsushima Dev Not Making Infamous Or Sly Cooper Sequels

Ghost Of Tsushima Dev Not Making Infamous Or Sly Cooper Sequels

Video game companies are notoriously cagey about sharing their plans. In a market saturated with sequels and spin-offs, developers nevertheless treat every new project with extreme secrecy. They’ll rarely even be up-front about what they are not working on, but today the PlayStation studio behind Ghost of Tsushima did just that. As it approaches its … Read more

Steam User Spends 5 Years Purchasing All Of Its Hot Dog Emojis

Steam User Spends 5 Years Purchasing All Of Its Hot Dog Emojis

Image: Valve/Kotaku/NotionPic (Shutterstock) 20-year-old Brian Haugh has spent the past six years purchasing thousands of “:steam2016:” emoticonswhich Valve created to promote the 2016 Steam Summer Sale and looks like a hot dog wearing little shoes. On Steam, you can purchase emoticons from other users in the Community Marketplace or create them by playing games that … Read more

Battlefield Company Slammed For Dunking On Single-Player Games

Battlefield Company Slammed For Dunking On Single-Player Games

Image: BioWare/Kotaku It’s been a while since Electronic Arts was the video game villain of the moment, but on Thursday the Fifa publisher sucked up all the oxygen in the room thanks to a bad joke made even worse by the company’s cutthroat history. If there’s one gaming mega corporation out there who shouldn’t have … Read more

Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes: ‘Classic’ Or ‘Casual’ Mode?

Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes: ‘Classic’ Or ‘Casual’ Mode?

screenshot: nintendo A tip: If you’re playing Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes, stick with the “classic” mode, whatever happens. C’mon. Despite its musou trappings, Three Hopes is still a Fire Emblem game, with all the life-or-death stakes and high-minded strategizing that entails. To be clear, this is not an assessment of the game’s inherent challenge … Read more

How To Join The Halo Infinite Co-Op Beta Test On July 11

How To Join The Halo Infinite Co-Op Beta Test On July 11

screenshot: Microsoft / 343 Industries Good news! Starting July 11, you’ll be able to play Halo Infinite online with up to three friends as part of a beta test. And even better, you’ll be able to replay missions from the campaign, too. However, here’s the bad news: This is a limited-time test of only 10 … Read more

Genshin Impact Fans Are Upset About ‘Whitewashed’ Sumeru Leaks

Genshin Impact Fans Are Upset About ‘Whitewashed’ Sumeru Leaks

screenshot: HoYoverse / YouTube / Kotaku Genshin Impact fans have been eagerly anticipating the new region of Sumeru since it was first mentioned in a launch trailer way back in 2020. But ever since the new Sumeru characters leaked online yesterdayfans have been expressing concern that the developers have been white washing the characters. The … Read more