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

20 best PlayStation 4 games for kickass action and heartfelt adventures

20 best PlayStation 4 games for kickass action and heartfelt adventures

We know what you’re thinking. It’s just Tetris, right? Wrong. We can’t stop thinking about Tetris Effect. It’s ostensibly a musical riff on the iconic block-breaking classic, developed by Ground and Lumines genius, Tetsuya Mizuguchi. The game takes its name from the psychological phenomenon which occurs when you devote enough time to one particular activity … 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

Microsoft, Epic, Netflix: The Buying Spree in Video Games Continues

Microsoft, Epic, Netflix: The Buying Spree in Video Games Continues

The last few years have seemingly been a race in the video game industry to see how many smaller companies can be bought up by larger ones. Microsoft’s (MSFT) – Get Microsoft Corporation Report upcoming deal to buy Activision Blizzard (ATVI) – Get Activision Blizzard, Inc. Report is one of the most high-profile, but dozens … 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

As Musk Buys Twitter, Some Consider Making The Leap To Discord

As Musk Buys Twitter, Some Consider Making The Leap To Discord

“Time to fly the Twitter coop, later!” – Link, probably.Picture: Discord / Nintendo / Twitter / Kotaku We’ve entered the timeline where the world’s richest troll, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, has bought Twitter. The deal, which ran him a cool $44 billion, will pretty much give the tech bro free rein over the Bird App. … Read more