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

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

Sony raises price of PlayStation 5 console due to soaring inflation

In this photo illustration a PlayStation 5 logo displayed on a smartphone. Mateusz Slodkowski | SOPA Pictures | Light Rocket via Getty Images sony on Thursday raised the recommended retail price of its PlayStation 5 game console in several international markets citing the global economic environment, including high inflation. The Japanese gaming giant said the … 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

Chinese tech giant registers first drop in revenue

Tencent recorded its first-ever quarterly decline in year-over-year revenue as tougher gaming regulations in China and a resurgence of Covid-19 in the world’s second-largest economy hit the tech giant. Here’s how Tencent fared in the second quarter, compared to consensus estimates from Refinitiv: Revenue: 134.03 billion Chinese yuan (19.78 billion dollars) against 134.6 billion yuan … Read more

Chinese tech giant registers first drop in revenue

Tencent faced a number of headwinds in 2022, including a Covid-induced slowdown in China’s economy and a tougher market for games. Bobby Yip | Reuters Tencent recorded its first-ever quarterly decline in year-over-year revenue as tougher gaming regulations in China and a resurgence of Covid-19 in the world’s second-largest economy hit the tech giant. Here’s … Read more