GDC Clip Shows Activision Blizzard Diversity Tool Always Sucked

GDC Clip Shows Activision Blizzard Diversity Tool Always Sucked

Photo: David McNew (Getty Images) Activision Blizzard touted its Diversity Space Tool in a blog post on May 12, in which it claimed that both the Call of Duty: Vanguard and Overwatch 2 development teams beta tested the tool with much enthusiasm, then quickly walked this statement back on May 13 and said the tool … Read more

Red Dead Online Will Get More Updates…One Day

Red Dead Online Will Get More Updates…One Day

screenshot: Rockstar Games It’s been nearly a year since Red Dead Online’s last major update. The long wait for new content has led to a growing movement among some players to #SaveRedDeadOnline, putting pressure on developer Rockstar using social media and emails. Today, Strauss Zelnick, CEO of Rockstar’s parent company Take-Two Interactive, confirmed that he … Read more

Retro Game Prices Are Being Manipulated, Lawsuit Claims

Retro Game Prices Are Being Manipulated, Lawsuit Claims

screenshot: Heritage Auctions / Kotaku The market frenzy leading to record-breaking prices for retro games appears to have slowed since last year, but frustration over the collectible grading firm at the center of the spike hasn’t. Earlier this week a number of Wata Games customers filed a class action lawsuit attempting to put an end … Read more

Elden Ring Outsells Call of Duty And Cyberpunk, Now Mainstream

Elden Ring Outsells Call of Duty And Cyberpunk, Now Mainstream

Picture: FromSoftware Recent NDP figures reveal that FromSoftware’s latest grueling action-RPG, Elden Ringis toppling over literal titans as it outsells Call of Duty: Vanguardchallenges Cyberpunk 2077and, as Forbes’ Paul Tassi highlightshas shipped up to “half the lifetime sales of the entire Dark Souls trilogy” while leaving its FromSoft siblings Bloodborne and sekiro in the digital … Read more

Leaker Posts Silent Hill Images Konami Doesn’t Want You To See

Leaker Posts Silent Hill Images Konami Doesn't Want You To See

Three different leaked images from a supposedly in-development silent Hill game showing a woman’s face peeling back to reveal some sorta physiological machinations, a sticky note-lined hallway with what looks like a schoolgirl-looking figure standing thereet un creepy red room.Picture: Konami / Dusk Golem / Silent Hill / Kotaku A well-known leaker who goes by … Read more

Elon Musk Reveals His Terrible Elden Ring Build On Twitter

Elon Musk Reveals His Terrible Elden Ring Build On Twitter

Photo: Suzanne Cordeiro (Getty Images) Elon Musk, who is 50 years old, is just like any other 13-year-old. Between long days spent fanboy-tweeting at Metal Gear Solid video game designer Hideo Kojima, drinking chocolate milkand determining the definition and reach of “free speech”Musk plays Elden Ring. It’s known he plays other video games, too, including … Read more

Lawsuit Claiming Steam Gives Valve Too Much Power Moves Forward

Lawsuit Claiming Steam Gives Valve Too Much Power Moves Forward

Picture: Valve A US district judge has decided that an antitrust lawsuit against Valve over how it operates and uses the Steam platform can move forward. The company suing Valve, Wolfire Games, alleviates that the Half Life and Portal developer uses its digital storefront and its huge amount of control over the PC gaming market … Read more

Everything Shown At Today’s Nintendo Switch World Showcase

Everything Shown At Today's Nintendo Switch World Showcase

We Are OFKscreenshot: Nintendo / Kotaku E3 clean might be skipping this year, but that doesn’t mean we’re not getting an E3 season. Nintendo kicked it off today with a 20-minute Direct focused on indie games coming to Switch in the coming weeks and months. Prior to the showcase, fans were losing their minds over … Read more

You Can Now (Try And) Play The Leaked 2001 Duke Nukem Forever Build

You Can Now (Try And) Play The Leaked 2001 Duke Nukem Forever Build

Picture: Duke Nukem Forever You know how yesterday we wrote about that 2001 build of the infamous Duke Nukem Foreverand how it was supposed to be released to the public in June? Yeah, by “June”, they meant “the day after”, because it’s now available to download and try out. Everything present in the 4chan leak … Read more

Mass Effect 4 Merch Has Fans Talking About Shepard’s Return

Mass Effect 4 Merch Has Fans Talking About Shepard's Return

screenshot: EA If there’s one thing Mass Effect‘s Commander Shepard has earned, it’s some goddamned rest. Over the past 24 hours, flavor text for a promotional product, as spotted by a YouTuberfeels fans into has tizzy of speculation that the galactic hero would be returning in some sort of new adventure. But the fan-favorite role-playing … Read more