Sony Announces New Multiplayer ‘The Last Of Us’ Game For PS5

Sony Announces New Multiplayer ‘The Last Of Us’ Game For PS5

Image: Naughty Dog Today during the latest Summer Game Fest event, Naughty Dog announced a multiplayer-focused take on The Last of Us and promised more info will be revealed next year. According to Naughty Dog’s Neil Druckmann, who spoke on stage during the event, the team isn’t quite ready yet to completely reveal the game … Read more

Game Demos Are Making A Comeback On Xbox, PS4, PS5, And Switch

Game Demos Are Making A Comeback On Xbox, PS4, PS5, And Switch

Nintendo made a demo available this week for June’s big release, Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Houses.screenshot: nintendo Once upon a time, game demos were ubiquitous. Hell, for a blissful but fleeting moment in the early 2000s, even Nintendo got in the habit of regularly releasing GameCube preview discs. The discs, 3.1 inches in diameter, would … Read more

It’s OK Spider-Man, You Were Once A PS4 Exclusive, Times Change

It’s OK Spider-Man, You Were Once A PS4 Exclusive, Times Change

Image: Insomniac Games Back in June 2017, a Twitter user asked Insomniac Games a fairly straightforward question: will their new Spiderman game, launching only on the PS4, ever come to other platforms? While the original tweet has since been deleted by the user, Insomniac’s reply remains: In case you missed it, it was announced earlier … Read more

Sony Will Bring A Ton Of PS4, PS5 Games To PC By 2025

Sony Will Bring A Ton Of PS4, PS5 Games To PC By 2025

screenshot: sony Sony plans to expand significantly into PC gaming, according to an investor briefing published this week. By 2025, Sony says, roughly a third of the games in PlayStation’s portfolio will come out on PC. PlayStation’s first-party portfolio includes a number of top-flight series from prestigious developers, including Insomniac’s Ratchet & ClankSanta Monica Studio’s … 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

A Fisher-Price baby’s toy can now be used to play Elden Ring

A Fisher-Price baby’s toy can now be used to play Elden Ring

As evidenced by stuff like the 1999 Hot Wheels computer overhauled to run modern video games, there’s basically no object in existence that a determined person cannot force to perform tasks it wasn’t designed to do. The latest example of this is the Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Game Controller, which is a toy meant, we … Read more

Nintendo Switch Sports Review Roundup: Simple Co-op Fun

Nintendo Switch Sports Review Roundup: Simple Co-op Fun

screenshot: Nintendo / Kotaku The review embargo for Nintendo Switch Sports has lifted ahead of its April 29 launch, and critics’ impression is that the sports game is a spiritual return to Nintendo’s remote-waggling classic Wii Sports. Its predecessor was a cultural phenomenon, so the Switch version has massive shoes to fill. Is it more … Read more

What’s Happened Now That Xbox Series X Is Easier To Buy

What’s Happened Now That Xbox Series X Is Easier To Buy

Picture: Microsoft After an astonishing 17 months since release, Microsoft’s latest generation of Xboxes is finally more easily available. As a result, the publisher is seeing its first good month for sales in a very long while, with the Xbox Series S and Series X bringing in more money in March than even Nintendo’s Switch. … 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

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