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

Activision Makes ‘Diversity Tool’ For Overwatch 2, Call of Duty

Picture: Activision Blizzard Today Activision Blizzard fulfills its daily oopsie quota by blogging about how the publisher’s subsidiaries have apparently been using a special tool to help develop more “diverse” characters. It apparently thinks it can accomplish this without, I don’t know, actually talking to or hiring marginalized developers. Why rely on pesky, fallible humans … Read more

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

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

Master Chief Finally Had Sex In Paramount+’s Halo Show

Picture: Lonely Island/Microsoft/Kotaku I genuinely don’t think we’re prepared for what’s coming. If you thought the speech was A Lot when he showed assbrace yourself: In the latest episode of the Halo show, Master Chief had sex. Tea Halo show, which premiered on Paramount+ back in March, and has since become the burgeoning streaming service’s … 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

Square Enix Sends FFXIV Players To In-Game Jail For Using Mods

Picture: Square-Enix At least two Final Fantasy XIV players pulled into an in-game jail by moderators while streaming the massively multiplayer online game this week. Many believe this was done to reprimand them for using third-party modifications to optimize HUD details for high-level raiding, a frequent pain point in the relationship between the community and … Read more

Assassin’s Creed YouTuber Beats The Series Taking No Damage

Picture: Ubisoft Year Assassin’s Creed streamer didn’t just beat one game on the highest difficulty without taking any damage, he beat the entire 12-game seriesfrom the first Assassin’s Creed to Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. On April 11, Hayete Bahadori uploaded the second half of his Valhalla no-damage run, completing his lengthy and impressive feat. When I … Read more

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