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Luke Plunkett Luke Plunkett Aug 14, 2019. 4 comments

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Luke Plunkett Luke Plunkett Aug 08, 2019.


Archipel’s latest Japanse developer video stars Koji ‘IGA’ Igarashi and Tokyo Jungle’s Yohei Kataoka as they meet up and chat about their careers and new, weird ways of funding video games.

Stephen Totilo Stephen Totilo Aug 06, 2019. 7 comments

The ESA, the lobbying group that also runs E3, acknowledged today that information for media attende

The ESA, the lobbying group that also runs E3, acknowledged today that information for media attende

The ESA, the lobbying group that also runs E3, acknowledged today that information for media attendees of two E3s in the previous decade was on a third-party website and has “either been taken down or are in the process of being removed.” For more on all of the ESA’s bungling of attendee info, check our updated post from the weekend.

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Luke Plunkett Luke Plunkett Aug 05, 2019. 6 comments

Valve has apologised for leaking a Street Fighter trailer last week, saying “there was a mix-up in t

Valve has apologised for leaking a Street Fighter trailer last week, saying “there was a mix-up in t

Valve has apologised for leaking a Street Fighter trailer last week, saying “there was a mix-up in the publishing process” that meant the clip went live before Capcom could officially announce the news. “It’s a regrettable and unintentional situation, and we have already implemented measures to prevent this error from happening again.”

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Ian Walker Ian Walker Aug 05, 2019.

Oscar “Shinku” Jaimes opened Evo 2019 finals day with a victory in the BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle ch

Oscar “Shinku” Jaimes opened Evo 2019 finals day with a victory in the BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle ch

Oscar “Shinku” Jaimes opened Evo 2019 finals day with a victory in the BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle championship. Shinku defeated three Japanese powerhouses—Kamisue “mekasue” Kazuya, Seitaro “domi” Ohno, and Hiroyuki “Kyamei” Kamei—en route to his first Evo title.

Luke Plunkett Luke Plunkett Jul 31, 2019.

A Short Hike is out today

A Short Hike is out today

A Short Hike is out today. You’re a bird who is trying to get to the top of a mountain, but you can go any way you like, take as long as you like and just chill out and chat with people all the way up.

Brian Ashcraft Brian Ashcraft Jul 30, 2019.

Nintendo has updated its life-to-date sales numbers for the Nintendo Switch

Nintendo has updated its life-to-date sales numbers for the Nintendo Switch

Nintendo has updated its life-to-date sales numbers for the Nintendo Switch. As of June 30, Nintendo has sold 36.87 million Switch units and 210.13 million software units.

Luke Plunkett Luke Plunkett Jul 30, 2019.

Axis & Allies: 1942 is coming to early access on Steam on July 31

Axis & Allies: 1942 is coming to early access on Steam on July 31

Axis & Allies: 1942 is coming to early access on Steam on July 31. I know I just said digital board game adaptations suck , but 1) This is an Axis & Allies game, and 2) The developers have put some work in making the whole thing look very video gamey, which is nice.

Luke Plunkett Luke Plunkett Jul 29, 2019. 7 comments

There’s going to be a video presentation by Smash director Masahiro Sakurai on July 30 at 9am ET, wh

There’s going to be a video presentation by Smash director Masahiro Sakurai on July 30 at 9am ET, wh

There’s going to be a video presentation by Smash director Masahiro Sakurai on July 30 at 9am ET, where we get a look at Ultimate’s next DLC fighter (Dragon Quest’s Hero ), and probably news of v4.0's balance updates as well.

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Stephen Totilo Stephen Totilo Jul 26, 2019. 14 comments

The acclaimed 2015 throwback role-playing game Pillars of Eternity is coming to Nintendo Switch on A

The acclaimed 2015 throwback role-playing game Pillars of Eternity is coming to Nintendo Switch on A

The acclaimed 2015 throwback role-playing game Pillars of Eternity is coming to Nintendo Switch on August 8, according to a new trailer from publisher Versus Evil and development studio Obsidian. The Switch release will include the game’s updates and White March expansions . The Switch, along with other consoles, is also still slated to get a port of 2018's Pillars of Eternity II...

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Brian Ashcraft Brian Ashcraft Jul 26, 2019. 7 comments

A new Sakura Taisen, titled Shin Sakura Taisen, will be out in Japan on December 12 on PS4

A new Sakura Taisen, titled Shin Sakura Taisen, will be out in Japan on December 12 on PS4

A new Sakura Taisen, titled Shin Sakura Taisen, will be out in Japan on December 12 on PS4. Have a look at the game’s trailer. No word yet, however, about an international release. 

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Stephen Totilo Stephen Totilo Jul 26, 2019. 4 comments

Maybe it’s just me, but when I see a supposedly unreachable small island at the edge of a video game

Maybe it’s just me, but when I see a supposedly unreachable small island at the edge of a video game

Maybe it’s just me, but when I see a supposedly unreachable small island at the edge of a video game level, I think “GoldenEye.” That’s why the sight above in one of The Division 2'snew levels got me thinking about my colleague Heather’s article about a certain “dam island.”

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Stephen Totilo Stephen Totilo Jul 25, 2019. 17 comments

Microsoft is tweaking the look of the Xbox One’s home menu again, with more space given to recent ga

Microsoft is tweaking the look of the Xbox One’s home menu again, with more space given to recent ga

Microsoft is tweaking the look of the Xbox One’s home menu again, with more space given to recent games played and separate clickable spots for accessing important pages like the store and Game Pass (they really want you to subscribe!). The change will go live for all Xbox One users this fall, according to an official Xbox news post.

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Chris Kohler Chris Kohler Jul 24, 2019. 3 comments

Hey, freelance writers, do you want to write for Kotaku?

Hey, freelance writers, do you want to write for Kotaku?

Hey, freelance writers, do you want to write for Kotaku? We’re always looking for great freelance pitches. Like maybe you’ve noticed that game characters are bad at archery or that there’s somebody who’s been playing Animal Crossing on GameCube nonstop for the last 17 years . Hit us up at pitches@kotaku.com and tell that story.

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Luke Plunkett Luke Plunkett Jul 23, 2019. 1 comments

The guys at Vinesauce have since 2014 been running an annual charity drive called Vinesauce is Hope

The guys at Vinesauce have since 2014 been running an annual charity drive called Vinesauce is Hope

The guys at Vinesauce have since 2014 been running an annual charity drive called Vinesauce is Hope, where the team and their friends stream games, take donations and raise money for the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation. This year they truly outdid themselves, bringing in $218,449. 

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S.E. Doster S.E. Doster Jul 17, 2019. 5 comments

If you want to buy some Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 DLC for a good cause, Activision has released a P

If you want to buy some Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 DLC for a good cause, Activision has released a P

If you want to buy some Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 DLC for a good cause, Activision has released a PlayStation 4 theme and Blackout cosmetic that will benefit the Call of Duty Endowment, a non-profit organization that places veterans into jobs.

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Brian Ashcraft Brian Ashcraft Jul 16, 2019. 13 comments

Originally released on the Wii in 2006, Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz is being remade for Nintendo

Originally released on the Wii in 2006, Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz is being remade for Nintendo

Originally released on the Wii in 2006, Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz is being remade for Nintendo Switch, PS4 and Steam. It’s called Tabegoro! Super Monkey Ball with tabegoro meaning “ripe for eating.” The game will be out on October 31 on Switch and PS4 in Japan and October 29 in North America. The Steam release is TBA. 

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Luke Plunkett Luke Plunkett Jul 16, 2019. 3 comments

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