The Video Game and Doctor Strange

The Video Game and Doctor Strange

Bruce CampbellPhoto: Vivien Killilea (Getty Images for SCAD aTVfest 2018) Bruce Campbell is back on top. Not that he was never not on top. But he’s back on the big screen (again, he’s kind of always around). However you want to characterize it, one of the great things about Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of … Read more

Kingdom Heart Cloud Versions Get ‘Busy Servers’ Warning

Kingdom Heart Cloud Versions Get ‘Busy Servers’ Warning

Once, long ago, buying and playing a video game was pretty easy. You bought the disc or cart, stuck it in the console, and hit play. Not so much anymore. Case in point: The not-so-great cloud-streaming-only versions of Kingdom Hearts released on Switch earlier this year recently got an update, and now feature a warning … Read more

The Switch Lineup Is Gonna Totally Dominate The Rest Of 2022

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

Gotham Knights video game only coming to next-gen consoles

Gotham Knights video game only coming to next-gen consoles

Gotham Knightsscreenshot: WB Montreal After seven years of no Batman gamesWB Games Montreal has finally released 13-minutes of footage from a new one. Without Batman. And without a version for Xbox One or a PS4. The upcoming Bat-family game, Gotham Knights, will only be available on PC, PS5, and Xbox X/S despite previous announcements. “To … Read more

As Netflix Stock Plummets, Streamer Invests Ìn Games—Report

As Netflix Stock Plummets, Streamer Invests Ìn Games—Report

Photo: NurPhoto (Getty Images) Netflix built its foundation on streamlined DVD rentals and, eventually, on tepid “prestige” TV series that people talk about for a week before forgetting they ever existed in the first place. Now, amid a rare financial stagnation, Netflix plans to commit hard to gamesfor a new report in The Washington Post. … Read more

Why Lego Star Wars Skywalker Saga Sold 3 Million Copies So Fast

Why Lego Star Wars Skywalker Saga Sold 3 Million Copies So Fast

screenshot: Lucasfilm/Disney/Kotaku WB Games announced today that Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga had a massive launch, selling through over 3 million copies worldwide, and has set new records for Lego games across all platforms around the world. To put it another way: This latest Lego Star Wars game is one of the biggest releases … Read more

Sonic Origins Remasters Four Landmark Sega Games On Switch, PC

Sonic Origins Remasters Four Landmark Sega Games On Switch, PC

Tails, are you okay there, buddy?Picture: Sega Wasting no time capitalizing on its second smash-hit live-action video game adaptationSega reaches its pristine, puffy white gloves into its content bucket, pulling out Sonic the Hedgehog, Sonic 2, Sonic 3 (& Knuckles), and Sonic CD and bundling them all together as Sonic Originsa $40 “remastered” package launching … Read more

Elden Ring Looks Tiny, Adorable With ‘Tilt-Shifted’ Camera

Elden Ring Looks Tiny, Adorable With ‘Tilt-Shifted’ Camera

Elden Ring is not an adorable game. Literally everything, from ferocious wildlife to the beefed-up Starscourge Radahn, wants to bury your Tarnished and stop you from restoring order to the Lands Between. But the idea that FromSoftware’s famously difficult souls-like could be cute sent YouTuber Kevin “Flurdeh” Hensen on a mission to reimagine the game … Read more

Sony’s New Japanese PS5 Games: Exoprimal, Diofield Chronicle

Sony’s New Japanese PS5 Games: Exoprimal, Diofield Chronicle

Picture: Capcom Sony held one of its State Of Play presentations earlier today. If you weren’t around to catch it live—or were and just want a recap—we’ve got you covered. It was a fairly short event, running at around 20 minutes, but without interviews or presentations in-between games, it was a pretty solid wall-to-wall showcase. … Read more

Cyberpunk 2077 Currently The Cheapest It Will Ever Be On PS4

Cyberpunk 2077 Currently The Cheapest It Will Ever Be On PS4

Picture: CD Project Red There’s currently a fire sale on console copies of Cyberpunk 2077 over at Best Buy. If you’ve been cautiously waiting to see what all the fuss is about, now’s your chance. The sci-fi epic from the makers of The Witcher 3 is going for only $5 on PS4 and Xbox One … Read more