Pokemon Fans Obsessed With Quaxly’s Yassified Final Evolution

Pokemon Fans Obsessed With Quaxly's Yassified Final Evolution

You can’t tell Quaxly nothing.Screenshot: game freak Pokemon Scarlet other Violet, Game Freak’s new monster collecting and battling RPG launching on November 18 for Nintendo Switch, has already started leaking online. I mean someone has been streaming the entire game, so be careful of spoilers if you care about that sort of thing. But one … Read more

New Square Enix Farming Game Lets Players Be Gender Neutral

New Square Enix Farming Game Lets Players Be Gender Neutral

Male, female, and cool hat. All the genders are accounted for. Screenshot: Square Enix / Kotaku It shouldn’t be a big ask from gamers to have more gender-inclusive pronoun options in a video game, especially in RPGs. One producer at Square Enix thinks helping gamers feel welcome by including non-binary pronouns is such a small … Read more

Game Pass Is Shaping Up For Another Low-Key Killer Month

Game Pass Is Shaping Up For Another Low-Key Killer Month

image: poncle Xbox Game Pass closed out October with a bang, and November is already off to a great start. The first-party drought is temporarily over, with Obsidian Entertainment’s Renaissance-era murder mystery RPG pentiment on the way in the coming weeks. If you just want to turn your brain off, however, console owners will soon … Read more

Myst Sequel Riven, Groundbreaking ’90s Puzzle Game, Gets Remake

Myst Sequel Riven, Groundbreaking '90s Puzzle Game, Gets Remake

Screenshot: Cyan / Mobygames Due to an ancient witch’s curse, myst, officially the worst game ever made, will never go away. Further proof of this affection is that original creator Cyan Worlds has just announced it’s remaking myst‘s almost as awful sequel, riven. So if you love randomly flipping levers between sitting through the most … Read more

Netflix Plans Game Streaming Weeks After Google Stadia Collapse

Netflix Plans Game Streaming Weeks After Google Stadia Collapse

image: OnlyPhoto (Getty Images) In the wake of Google Stadia’s recently announcedentirely inevitable collapse, launching a new streamed gaming service might seem a little brave. But then, if you’re Netflix, you’ve certainly at least got some of the infrastructure in place. The streaming giant has made clear its intentions to leap into this space. And … Read more

Giant Bomb, GameSpot And Metacritic Sold To Fandom For $50m

Giant Bomb, GameSpot And Metacritic Sold To Fandom For $50m

image: fandom The gaming press world has been in quite some turmoil of late. Tencent just gutted fanbytes, G4TV just fired a bunch of its staffand Future Publishing just let go a swathe of writers and editors, despite making hundreds of millions of dollars last year. So it’s with perhaps some trepidation we report the … Read more

Square Enix Is Drowning 2022 With RPGs, And We’re Here For It

Square Enix Is Drowning 2022 With RPGs, And We're Here For It

image: Square Enix / Kotaku 2022 is a great year to be an RPG fan, particularly of Japanese games. The holiday season is usually crowded with new game releases, but this year Square Enix appears to be releasing games like it’s Christmas all year round. With so many out already, and so many more to … Read more

Sega Announces Yakuza 8, New Kazuma Kiryu Spin-Off Action Game

Sega Announces Yakuza 8, New Kazuma Kiryu Spin-Off Action Game

Screenshot: Sega Sega just released trailers for two new yakuza games that are on the way: Yakuza 8the next mainline game in the series (and one which we’d already seen and knew about), and Like a Dragon Gaiden, an all-new announcement which stars series stalwart Kazuma Kiryu. That makes this three yakuza announcements in one … Read more

Nintendo Suffers Another Massive Blow With Splatoon 3 Leak

Nintendo Suffers Another Massive Blow With Splatoon 3 Leak

image: Nintendo As appears to be ever-more frequently the case, Nintendo has seen another of its first-party games leaked all over the internet almost a week before release. This time it’s Splatoon 3the much-hyped threequal to the company’s pet project, which is already in some players’ hands ahead of its September 9 release date. It’s … Read more

How To Play Netflix Games On iPhone, Android

image: DigitalSun Yes, Netflix has some excellent games, but no one’s playing them. According to a recent report, less than 1 percent of people who subscribe to the streaming service actually avail themselves of its free games. That stat surely isn’t helped by the process you’ve gotta go through to play, which, while not totally … Read more