|Nier Cosplay With A Difference
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:00:30 +0000 - All of the Nier. Automota cosplay we've featured so far has been about 2B. So let's mix it up a bit today and have some Eve shots instead.
|Podcast: Revisiting The Switch, One Month Later
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:00:00 +0000 - Kirk and I have each had the Switch for a month now, and really, it's grown on us quite a bit. Come listen to us discuss Nintendo's new console on today's episode of Kotaku Splitscreen.
|Overwatch Characters As Fantasy Heroes
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:00:00 +0000 - Overwatch Fantasia is a project by some Korean artists to take Blizzard's roster of heroes and make them look like they walked out of something like a Final Fantasy artbook.
|The New Power Rangers Game Isn't Half Bad
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:00:00 +0000 - With a new chapter in the Power Rangers saga unfolding in theatres across the country, Saban and Lionsgate have teamed with mobile developer nWay to release Power Rangers. Legacy Wars, a real-time mobile fighting game featuring heroes and villains from throughout series' history.
|Nier's 2B Is Ready For Liftoff
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:30:00 +0000 - Today on Highlight Reel we have Nier takeoffs, Mass Effect leg day and tank humour!
|Counter-Strike Tournament Organiser Changes Rules For Benefit Of Ban...
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:00:00 +0000 - Valve's anti-cheating software, known as VAC, monitors public Counter-Strike matches for evidence of cheating, like aim assist or changing value modifiers. Traditionally, any pros found cheating have been barred from competing in tournaments, but one organiser has decided to let them back in.
|Mass Effect: Andromeda Is Full Of SpaceX Easter Eggs
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:30:39 +0000 - Set far in the future of humankind, Mass Effect. Andromeda chronicles the journey of a group of intrepid pioneers who become the first humans to travel outside our galaxy. Yet even as it builds this unknown world, Mass Effect never forgets those who are pioneering today, throwing in a handful of loving references to SpaceX and the ESA, among others.
|Australians Won't Be Getting The Original Version Of Outlast 2 After...
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:54:03 +0000 - Despite earlier reports, the Classification Board has confirmed that a modified version of Outlast 2 was submitted for review, rather than the original version of the game.
|Hideaki Anno's Studio Sets The Record Straight On Godzilla Sequel Talk
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:30:00 +0000 - On Wednesday, a report surfaced that another entry in the Godzilla series was announced at the Shin Godzilla vs. Evangelion Symphony in Tokyo. Yesterday, Anno's studio, Khara Inc., cleared up the confusion that ensued.
|Hyperkin X91 Retro Controller Review: Past Imperfect
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:00:00 +0000 - Over the past three decades console game controllers have evolved from utilitarian rectangles to sleek works of ergonomic engineering art. Hyperkin's retro-styled X91 wired controller for Xbox One and PC is what would have happened if that evolution had taken a less comfortable turn.
|The Sweet Taste Of Zelda Revenge
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:30:00 +0000 - Well, would you look who it is. Remember me, motherfucker? I'm that kid you callously wasted back when I had three hearts, a pair of pants, and a stick for a weapon.
|Australian Times For This Weekend's Splatoon 2 Beta
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:15:37 +0000 - This weekend Nintendo is doing the Splatoon 2 beta thing. They're calling it a testfire because Nintendo flat out refuses to use the same language as other video games. Let's call it what it is. a beta.
I am very excited. Here are the Australian times!
|What The Hell Did Superman Just Do To The DC Comics Universe?
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:00:00 +0000 - The ongoing saga of post-Rebirth Superman culminated this week in the final part of "Superman Reborn" in the pages of Action Comics. It didn't just forever solve the tale of two Clark Kents though -- it had some extremely big ramifications for the whole of the DC Universe.
|Supergirl Shows Up To Fight Her Jerk Cousin In Injustice 2
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:30:00 +0000 - Video. Aw, look, little baby Kal-El, isn't he cute? Too bad he's going to grow up to be a murderous despot who beats up all his friends and takes over his adopted homeworld.
|Competitive Overwatch's Inconsistent Rules Are Screwing Over Players
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:00:00 +0000 - Overwatch team Meta Athena takes advantage of Bastion's Sentry mode.
In any competitive game or sport, the rules can change, and competitors have to adjust their strategies. But usually, rules change between seasons -- not in the middle of one.
|Horizon Zero Dawn Looks Unnaturally Good Because Of 'Hyper-Realism'
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:30:00 +0000 - Horizon Zero Dawn is a beautiful game. Sometimes, it seems too beautiful. Here's how the developers achieved such an uncannily gorgeous look.
|2K Has A Decent Build Your Own Bundle Sale
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:15:07 +0000 - If you're looking to pick up Civilization, Mafia or some of the XCOM games on the cheap, this is a good way to go about it.
|Chasing The First Arcade Easter Egg
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:00:44 +0000 - It all started with a soon to be released project I am working on called "Fixing Gran Trak 10" about the first car racing arcade video game from 1974.
|Defeated League Of Legends Player Rams Head Through Computer Monitor
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:30:00 +0000 - Goodness. After losing a match, one League of Legends player in the Chinese city of Lanzhou apparently got angry and slammed his head through the computer screen.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:15:19 +0000 - Dre666 was the first one to get yesterday's ScribbleTaku. it was the original Star Wars arcade game. It's specifically the shield gauge icon at the top of the screen when you're doing the trench run, if you're curious.
Let's end the week with a new game.
|The Worst Mission In The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:00:00 +0000 - After dozens of wonderful hours playing The Legend of Zelda. Breath of the Wild, I finally came across a bad mission. It's bad enough to serve as a point of reference for just how good the rest of the game is. It sticks out like a sore thumb on an otherwise beautifully manicured hand.
|Deals: Become A Legit Linux Admin With This Training Course
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:45:22 +0000 - Linux might not be as visible as Apple or Microsoft, but it actually powers much of the operating hardware found in desktops, laptops, mobile devices, and networking equipment. That's why mastering Linux is a smart move for anyone looking to break into the tech world, and with the Complete Linux Mastery Bundle, you can sharpen your Linux skills with these six comprehensive courses.
|Mass Effect: Andromeda Players Are Creating Nightmare Characters
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:30:00 +0000 - The Mass Effect series has traditionally allowed you to customise your main character. Some players take this as an opportunity to create inhuman abominations. Mass Effect. Andromeda has been no different.
|What Are You Playing This Weekend?
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:15:56 +0000 - This is a box. And what am I playing this weekend? Move The Box. The Real Life Video Game.
|Everything: The Kotaku Review
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:00:00 +0000 - For large portions of Everything, I wasn't sure how to feel. By the end of it, I cried. A lot.