Destiny 2’s Witch Queen Solstice Event Got Massively Overhauled

Destiny 2's Witch Queen Solstice Event Got Massively Overhauled

One of the paid rewards is a hot dog-eating contest emote. It turns out Guardians love binging on nitrates too. They’re just like us!Image: Bungie Destiny 2‘s summer “Solstice” seasonal event is right around the corner, and ahead of this year’s loot celebration Bungie has outlined some big changes. A few of them I love. … Read more

Steam Deck’s Web Browser Badly Needs An Update

Steam Deck's Web Browser Badly Needs An Update

Screenshot: Valve / Mozilla / Kotaku As has been reported by Gaming on Linuxand chatted about on Reddit, the Steam Deck has got a bit of a security problem concerning its pretty badly outdated version of Firefox. Valve has reportedly promised a fix, but it won’t come until the next SteamOS update. That’s less than … Read more

Crisis Core Final Fantasy 7 Reunion Won’t Change Original Story

Crisis Core Final Fantasy 7 Reunion Won't Change Original Story

Screenshot: Square Enix We got a bunch of information about Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion today, including the important news that flavor text about Sephiroth’s gratuitously thorough hair care routine will be carried over from the original game. Reunion is, as the name suggests, the upcoming remastered re-release of Crisis Corea PlayStation Portable action … Read more

GTA Publisher Take-Two Sends DMCA Notice To Creator Of VR Mods

GTA Publisher Take-Two Sends DMCA Notice To Creator Of VR Mods

Image: Rockstar Games Another day, another DMCA takedown notice sent to a Grand Theft Auto modder. This time, it’s virtual reality modder Luke Ross who says that Take-Two has issued him a DMCA claim over his VR mods even though he argues that his work contains no copyrighted code or material. It’s just the latest … Read more

Halo 2’s Iconic E3 Trailer Will Be A Playable Level, Someday

Halo 2's Iconic E3 Trailer Will Be A Playable Level, Someday

Screenshot: Bungie / Kotaku The coolest part of Halo 2 never made it into Halo 2. If you’re at all a fan of the series, you know exactly what I’m talking about: the “Earthcity” demoshown off during Microsoft’s E3 presentation in 2003. That level never made it into the full release of Halo 2but nearly … Read more

One Of SGDQ 2022’s Coolest Speedruns Was A Lie

One Of SGDQ 2022's Coolest Speedruns Was A Lie

Image: Konami In a week filled with fantastic live speedruns at Summer Games Done Quick 2022a one-hour playthrough of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance still turned heads. Even more remarkable was the encore, unlocked through community donations: a frantic race through the game’s Blade Wolf DLC campaign which ended up setting a brand-new world record. Or … Read more

Why Everyone Is Obsessed With A Game About Toys

Why Everyone Is Obsessed With A Game About Toys

Gif: Digital Cybercherries / Kotaku Over the past week, the gaming world has been obsessed with an indie shooter coming to Xbox, treating it with the fervor (and wildfire social media metrics) of a forthcoming AAA tentpole. But here’s the weird part: This game’s already out. It’s been playable on multiple platforms for years. You … Read more

Everything Shown At The Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase

Everything Shown At The Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase

Image: Atlus Switch-owning JRPG fans are feasting today. The biggest standouts from today’s Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase include Persona 5 Royal and Nier: Automata ports for the Nintendo Switch, but there were also neat-looking indie titles like the beautifully handcrafted RPG Time: The Legend of Wright and visually striking co-op adventure Blanc. Here’s our … Read more

Wrestler, Female Referee Speak Out On McMahon Rape Allegation

Vince McMahon interviewing Rita Chatterton on the professional wrestling talk show, tuesday night titans.screenshot: WWE/Peacock/Kotaku Amid news of misconduct and hush money payouts at the WWE, Rita Chatterton, the first female referee for the then-World Wrestling Federation, revisited her rape accusation against WWE CEO and chairperson Vince McMahon in an interview with New YorkMagazine. McMahon … Read more