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

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

The Switch Lineup Is Gonna Totally Dominate The Rest Of 2022

screenshot: nintendo Following yesterday’s delay of red fall and Starfield, Microsoft’s two big blockbusters for the year, the release slate for the back half of 2022 might seem especially barren. Pop quiz: Have you been paying attention to the Switch? Read More: So Much For Video Game Release Dates As my colleague Ethan Gach pointed … Read more

Nintendo Hypes Splatoon 3 And More As Labor Complaints Continue

Picture: Nintendo / MobyGames / Kotaku It’s been nearly a month since a former employee filed a National Labor Relations Board complaint against Nintendo alleging surveillance, coercion, and retaliation. Outside of an initial statement denying the company engaged in union-busting, the house of mario has remained publicly silent in the face of an increasing number … Read more

With Starfield and BotW 2 Delays, 2022 Loses More Big Games

Picture: Sony/Kotaku Bethesda’s open world space rpg Starfield is the latest major 2022 release to slip into next year. But will it be the last? Probably not. So who’s next? God of War Ragnarok? Bayonetta 3? Gotham Knights? This fall, traditionally the biggest release season of the year, remains an almost entirely blank slate, and … Read more

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

The Metroidvania To Play As We Wait For Hollow Knight Silksong

screenshot: Mister Morris Games / Kotaku A sign of a great game is when, no matter how many days I’ve spent with it, I justify yet another morning playing before I start to write. Haiku, the Robot is one such game, an absolutely captivating Metroid-me-do, that I want to be playing right now, instead of … Read more

Nintendo Says It Wants To Avoid A Repeat Of Wii U With Switch’s Successor

Picture: Nintendo Since Nintendo announced its financial results yesterday — where it revealed that the Switch has now sold more than 107 million units worldwideand predicted that profits would again drop in the next financial year — there’s been an awful lot of chatter about a Switch successor, hasn’t there? In a Japanese investor Q&A, … Read more

Nintendo Switch Sales Still Going Strong, Despite Chip Shortage

Photo: SOPA Images (Getty Images) Today, in its annual earnings statement, Nintendo cited the ongoing chip shortage as a reason for a precipitous annual dip in Switch hardware sales…while in the same breath saying it hit company targets. Well, technically. Over the course of Nintendo’s fiscal year 2022, which started last April and ran through … Read more

Internet Hero Blows Up On TikTok For Saving Poor Nintendogs

Picture: Nintendo / BennyPVideos / Kotaku Last month, Ben was riding on the last train home from a concert, when he spotted an odd little black object on the floor. It turned out to be a left-behind Nintendogs DS game cartridge. After getting back home, he got it to work and discovered two lost pups … Read more