PlayStation Releases Comprehensive Glossary of Video Game Terms

PlayStation Releases Comprehensive Glossary of Video Game Terms

Whether you’re a newcomer to the world of video games, or even a veteran from the days of Atari and NES, it can sometimes be tricky to keep up with all of the different terms the industry uses. In an effort to help familiarize players, PlayStation has released its “ultimate list of gaming-related terms.” The … 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

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

Experts warn about rising extremism in gaming

Experts warn about rising extremism in gaming

Far-right extremists are a growing presence in gaming, researchers have found, while the industry’s hidden metrics, lackluster content moderation and head-in-the-sand attitudes get in the way of assessing and combating the problem. Why it matters: Gaming and game-adjacent platforms have grown into some of the largest entertainment industries in the world, leading to massive opportunities … Read more

GTA 5 Gets Option To Turn Off Motion Blur On PS5 And Series X/S

GTA 5 Gets Option To Turn Off Motion Blur On PS5 And Series X/S

Picture: Rockstar Games Rockstar Games quietly patched Grand Theft Auto V on PS5 and Xbox Series X/S, adding a handful of small but highly requested tweaks to the next-gen version of the nearly decade-old game. Players have also noticed new files added to the PC version of the game hinting that next-gen improvements will soon … 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

‘Mr. Metaverse’ on why he’s placing a Web3 bet against Mark Zuckerberg

‘Mr. Metaverse’ on why he’s placing a Web3 bet against Mark Zuckerberg

In the evolving metaverse economy, Yat Siu, the founder of a once little-known mobile gaming startup, is becoming known by a nickname: Mr. Metaverse. He’s pivoting his Hong Kong-based company Animoca Brands to help shape Web3 in a way that he says will offer an alternative to the tech giants — from Meta to Microsoft, … Read more