|GTA V Still Doesn't Look As Good As GTA IV
Mon, 05 Oct 2015 10:00:50 +1100 - Mods are amazing. Absolutely amazing.
|Stephen Colbert Suitably Awed By No Man's Sky
Mon, 05 Oct 2015 09:30:12 +1100 - As demonstrated by his Pewdiepie interview earlier this week, Stephen Colbert’s new stint as the host of The Late Show gives him a chance to touch on topics his old gig couldn’t, like video games we wish we could just play already, dammit.
|While You Were Sleeping
Mon, 05 Oct 2015 09:00:52 +1100 - Arkham Knight Is Coming Back To PC
IT’S COMING BACK.
Video Games Should Have Fewer Achievements
Steam Customer Service Is Still Terrible
Surprised it’s still this ba.
The Beginner’s Guide Tackles The Fears We Don’t Talk About
Sounds like another game I need to play.
It’s Official: No More PlayStation 3s For New Zealand
There you have it. Bye bye!
|Talk Amongst Yourselves
Mon, 05 Oct 2015 08:30:10 +1100 - Welcome to Talk Amongst Yourselves, AKA ‘TAY’. Organise meet-ups, talk about games, talk about anything you want! Consider this the unofficial Kotaku Australia forum. Become a TAYbie today and join the best and friendliest community on the internet!
|Sunday Comics: It's The Final Countdown
Mon, 05 Oct 2015 08:00:00 +1100 - Welcome to Kotaku‘s Sunday Comics, your pretty much weekly roundup of the best webcomics. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon.
|My Love Story! Is Truly A Delightful Anime
Sun, 04 Oct 2015 16:30:00 +1100 - I’d say my heart grew three times, but then I’d be in the hospital with an exploded rib cage.
|The Keyboard Is Your Mightiest Weapon In Epistory
Sun, 04 Oct 2015 15:30:00 +1100 - The only thing more powerful than the written word is the muse that stirs those words in the mind of the writer. That’s the player’s role in Flying Cactus’ Epistory.
|This Week In The Business: Too Successful To Succeed
Sun, 04 Oct 2015 14:30:00 +1100 - “We weren’t expecting this many people would buy a PlayStation 4.” — Sony’s Shuhei Yoshida, head of worldwide studios, talking about why DriveClub didn’t have enough resources because Sony didn’t expect as many players as they got.
|Firaxis: Replayability Is A Major Focus For XCOM 2
Sun, 04 Oct 2015 13:30:57 +1100 - XCOM 2 isn’t out until next year, after its original November release was pushed back. Sad times, I know. Here to help you get through it is this video from “Firaxicon”, where the game’s developers had the opportunity to talk about XCOM 2‘s design “pillars”.
|The Latest Trailer For Wargaming's Master Of Orion Is Truly Terrible
Sun, 04 Oct 2015 12:30:38 +1100 - Wargaming, the same company behind World of Tanks, World or Warships and World of Warplanes is also bringing us a new Master of Orion title. If you had high hopes for the modern instalment, you might very well be picking up their dashed remains after watching this “First Look” video from the publisher.
|Don't Let The Zombie Apocalypse Stop You From Being Cute
Sun, 04 Oct 2015 11:30:00 +1100 - Ever thought The Walking Dead would be better with cute anime high school girls? Well, Japan has heard your prayers.
|Conker's Bad Fur Day Was Once A Very Different Game
Sun, 04 Oct 2015 10:30:00 +1100 - One of the filthiest games released on a Nintendo console was originally going to be just another kiddified 3D platformer. Check out some never-before-seen footage of the game that would become Conker’s Bad Fur Day.
|Looks Like This Is A Brand New Street Fighter V Character
Sun, 04 Oct 2015 09:30:20 +1100 - This is Laura. Apparently! We had never seen her until Japanese game site Famitsu, it seems, accidentally leaked the character today.
|Arkham Knight Is Coming Back To PC
Sun, 04 Oct 2015 08:30:00 +1100 - Warner Brothers Interactive Entertainment says that they expect to put the crippled version of the latest Batman game back on sale by the end of the October.
|Freaky Giant Cat Also Has A Big Heart
Sat, 03 Oct 2015 18:30:00 +1000 - This enormous fake cat might look creepy, but let’s not be so quick to judge. There’s a gentle soul under that nightmare fuel.
|Goku And Frieza Are Having A Rematch In The Living Room
Sat, 03 Oct 2015 17:30:00 +1000 - It’s an amazingly choreographed battle scene of two hands… dressed as Goku and Frieza from Dragon Ball Z by HigaTV.
|I'm Playing Digimon Wrong And I Can't Help Myself
Sat, 03 Oct 2015 16:30:00 +1000 - I’m 10 hours into Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuths, killing Digimon at the end of the first non-tutorial dungeon, overleveled beyond belief, and getting next to no EXP — but I am so close to getting my Angewomon, you guys.
|Archie + Betty + Veronica Isn't A Love Triangle Anymore. It's A Hate...
Sat, 03 Oct 2015 15:30:00 +1000 - Archie Andrews and Betty Cooper aren’t going out anymore. And Veronica Lodge isn’t really feeling comics’ most famous ginger teen like that. But there they are, getting all entwined in each others’ lives. There’s no romance at all yet, and that’s pretty great.
|Video Games Should Have Fewer Achievements
Sat, 03 Oct 2015 14:30:00 +1000 - SOMA is a standout game, and one of the many ways it distinguishes itself is through its restrained use of achievements. There are 10 on Steam (or 10 trophies on PlayStation), and each is nothing more than a progress marker. They come infrequently and unexpectedly. I wasn’t sure when one would pop up or why. They weren’t typically bestowed after especially dramatic moments in the game. Their main purpose, as far as I can tell, is to let players know how close they are to the ending.
|The Most Popular PS4 Communities Are Hilarious (And Sometimes Awful)
Sat, 03 Oct 2015 14:00:20 +1000 - PS4 players now have the power to form groups for all their favourite games. Almost immediately, people used this power to make all sorts of ridiculous, hilarious, WTF, and sometimes horrible communities. Here are some of the best (and worst) that I’ve found.