Shigeru Miyamoto accidentally trolled Nintendo Direct fans

Screenshot: Nintendo / Kotaku Tuesday’s Nintendo Direct was highly publicized, with 40 minutes devoted to the Japanese company’s handheld console and its games. Most people kept their expectations somewhat in check, as Nintendo said the event would largely focus on products releasing this holiday season. But that still leaves room for surprises, and when Shigeru … Read more

Meta AKA Facebook’s Hyped VR Headset Leaked by Guy in Hotel

Screenshot: Zectariuz Gaming / Ramiro Cardenas / Kotaku It’s always worth rooting to the side of the bed or drawers when staying in a hotel room. Who knows what exciting items may have been overlooked by the previous guest? Like, for example, a top-secret Oculus VR headset. This is what happened to hotel employee Ramiro … Read more

Meta AKA Facebook’s Hyped VR Headset Leaked by Guy in Hotel

Screenshot: Zectariuz Gaming / Ramiro Cardenas / Kotaku It’s always worth rooting to the side of the bed or drawers when staying in a hotel room. Who knows what exciting items may have been overlooked by the previous guest? Like, for example, a top-secret Oculus VR headset. This is what happened to hotel employee Ramiro … Read more

How to watch tomorrow’s next drunk Nintendo Direct

Screenshot: nintendo There will be a Nintendo Direct on Tuesday morning, September 13 at 10 a.m. ET, Nintendo has Just announced. It will also be a big game, with an estimated clock time of 40 minutes. We hope we hear about some of the biggest games that Nintendo has been quiet about for a while, … Read more

How to watch tomorrow’s next drunk Nintendo Direct

Screenshot: nintendo There will be a Nintendo Direct on Tuesday morning, September 13 at 10 a.m. ET, Nintendo has Just announced. It will also be a big game, with an estimated clock time of 40 minutes. We hope we hear about some of the biggest games that Nintendo has been quiet about for a while, … Read more

Soulslikes needs an easy mode and Steelrising proves it

Image: Spiders / Nacon The first moments of Steelrise felt surprisingly doable and fun for a soul, a game genre that often begins with tough challenges and a kind of “go figure” vibe. But once I hit the second card, I encountered an enemy that made me reach the gathe “assist mode” of me. You … Read more

Microsoft and Nintendo Won’t Raise Console Prices Despite PS5 Rise

Image: Xbox / Nintendo / Sony / Kotaku / tostphoto (Shutterstock) Earlier today, Sony announced that in most regions, the PlayStation 5 would see a price increase as a result of inflation. In response to this news, people began to wonder if other console makers would enact similar price increases. The answer, at least for … Read more

Game developers say publisher mined identity for diversity money

Screenshot: mojiken On August 24, Indonesian developers from independent game studios Toge Productions and Mojiken Studio announced that their new point-and-click adventure game A space for the unrelated is delayed indefinitely following the termination of their contract with publisher PQube Games. The developers were made to terminate their contract with the London-based company Girl Gun … Read more

Sonic Frontiers release date leaks, Open World now looks fast

Screenshot: Sega / Kotaku First tastes of sound borders indicated an open-world action game that was far from a release state. But if a seemingly unintended revelation from Sega is to be believed, it’s due out soon: Nove8mber 2022, right in the middle of the busiest release cadence on the horizon. [Update, 2:37 p.m. ET: … Read more

The Lord of the Rings, Hobbit rights sold to Embracer

Image: the Lord of the Rings The Embracer group, which slowly buying up every video game publisher and studio in the marketjust announced that they have purchased Middle-earth Enterprises, the company that owns the big- and small-screen rights to many of JRR Tolkien’s most important works, including the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. … Read more