Facebook’s new AI chatbot will not stop owning Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook’s new AI chatbot will not stop owning Mark Zuckerberg

Fleshy AI, Mark Zuckerberg.Photo: Christof Stache (Getty Images) Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder of the company that we still don’t want to call Metawould like to live in a world where we all sit around in VR headsets working alongside cartoon people that look like they fell out of a forgotten Wii game. Knowing that he’ll be … Read more

Fan Spends Six Years Remaking Never-Released Warcraft Game

Fan Spends Six Years Remaking Never-Released Warcraft Game

gif: Blizzard / DerSilver83 / Kotaku Years ago, never-officially-released Warcraft point-and-click adventure game developed by Blizzard in the late ’90s was leaked online. While the game was completely playable back then, its cutscenes were low-quality, highly compressed, not perfectly synced to the audio, and a few were even just straight up missing from the leak. … Read more

Activision Making More Off Phone Games Than Console And PC

Activision Making More Off Phone Games Than Console And PC

Image: Activision/Blizzard/King/Kotaku Here’s a sign of the times: Activision has confirmed via newly released financial documents that it made more money on its phone games last quarter than it did on all of its console and PC games combined. as spotted by TweakTown, Activision’s quarterly report was published last week and sheds some light on … Read more

Everything We Know About The Gyms

Everything We Know About The Gyms

screenshot: Nintendo / Kotaku Today’s Pokémon Presents revealed more details about how the gym system in pokemon scarlet and Purple works. You’ll be playing as a student at an academy, and beating some of the toughest trainers in the region is just part of your school assignment. Tough, but fair. Depending on which version of … Read more

Game Pass Loses One Of Its Best Games, Gets Ubisoft’s Worst

Game Pass Loses One Of Its Best Games, Gets Ubisoft’s Worst

Image: Kitfox / Ubisoft On the one hand, Game Pass is losing a lovingly-made dungeon crawler that says things about the existence of modern life. But on the other hand, at least it’s getting one of the most callous Ubisoft map games in recent memory (I’ll give you one guess). Here’s what’s coming to Microsoft’s … Read more

Xenoblade 3 Is Already Winning Me Over

Xenoblade 3 Is Already Winning Me Over

screenshot: nintendo I’ve been looking forward to Monolith Soft’s next game since the last one ended in 2017, though not without my fair share of reservations. Xenoblade Chronicles 2 was a meandering JRPG with a hodgepodge of systems and extremely uneven storytelling. As much as I love the series, I was worried Xenoblade Chronicles 3 … Read more

Next Battlefield 2042 Update Is Going To Give Everyone Beards

Next Battlefield 2042 Update Is Going To Give Everyone Beards

Image: DICE Belaguered multiplayer shooter Battlefield 2042which has not exactly been the success EA would have been hoping for, will take another step towards being an actual video game this week with the release of its next update. While the game has been justifiably lambasted by fans (and non-fans) alike, I’ve always had a soft … Read more

Destiny 2 Players Abuse Chat To Crash Games, Bungie Steps In

Destiny 2 Players Abuse Chat To Crash Games, Bungie Steps In

screenshot: Bungie Over the weekend, Bungie disabled Destiny 2‘s in-game text chat across all platforms after trolls discovered a way to use it to crash other players’ games. Now, the chat still remains off and Bungie hasn’t provided an ETA for when it will return. On Saturday, I hopped online to play some Destiny 2 … Read more

Fired Assassin’s Creed Director Now Working For Tencent

Fired Assassin’s Creed Director Now Working For Tencent

Image: Ubisoft It’s been two years since a workplace reckoning over sexual misconduct at Ubisoft led to numerous departures, resignations, and firings. Now one of the people investigated has resurfaced. Ashraf Ismail, previously creative director on the hit Assassin’s Creed Valhallais now working for competitor Tencent, Axios reports. More specifically, Ismail is working for TiMi … Read more

Entire Mainline Yakuza Series Coming To PlayStation Plus

Entire Mainline Yakuza Series Coming To PlayStation Plus

Image: Sega Sony just announced that Sega’s widely loved Yakuza series of criminal underworld sims will soon debut on its PlayStation Plus subscription service. The entire mainline series is coming, in fact. Today, Sony announced on its blog that the main entries in the Yakuza series, which follow Kazuma Kiryu’s story across seven different titles, … Read more