343 Releases Previously Unseen Images From Halo 2 Development

343 Releases Previously Unseen Images From Halo 2 Development

Image: 343 In Halo, “the sandbox” often refers to the weapons and vehicles on a map at any given time: all the toys you have to play with. But for a whole other set of Halo fans, that sandbox is the game itself. Be it through Forge or ambitious modding projects like SPV3, playing with … Read more

Modern Warfare II Movement Trick May Be The Next Slide Cancel

Modern Warfare II Movement Trick May Be The Next Slide Cancel

A group of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II players have been breaking the game’s movement system and their latest creation is something they’re calling the “G Walk.” The trick looks very frustrating to play against, leading to some controversy among the game’s community over the new exploit. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II was … Read more

You Don’t Need To Purchase Modern Warfare II To Play Warzone 2

You Don’t Need To Purchase Modern Warfare II To Play Warzone 2

Contrary to what the game’s menus seem to tell you, Warzone 2.0 is free and you don’t need to buy Modern Warfare II.screenshot: Activision / Kotaku Warzone 2.0 has been out for a few days and it’s a damn good time once you get past the most challenging part of the game: Navigating a UI … Read more

Doom Eternal Composer Claims Soundtrack Was A ‘Nightmare’

Doom Eternal Composer Claims Soundtrack Was A ‘Nightmare’

Image: Bethesda/Microsoft In a long, 14,000-word Medium post, Doom Eternal composer Mick Gordon accused id Software’s executive producer Marty Stratton of lying about the official soundtrack’s shoddy release and throwing him under the bus as the cause for its poorly mixed tracks. Halo Infinite Winter Update’s New Multiplayer Maps 09:15 God of War Ragnarok’s First … Read more

What To Know About Modern Warfare II’s Gun Mods, Tuning

What To Know About Modern Warfare II’s Gun Mods, Tuning

screenshot: Activision / Kotaku If you’ve an appetite for destruction, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II is happy to provide a near-infinite supply of guns which you can customize to an absurdly delightful degree. Seriously, this is almost as fun as sorting my nail polish colors. But it’s not about making all the other soldier … Read more

Halo 4, 10 Years Later, Remains an Admirable Mess

Halo 4, 10 Years Later, Remains an Admirable Mess

Image: 343 Industries/Microsoft It’s a law of nature that eventually, every long-running game franchise will have a particular entry that gets dinged for straying too far from what made it so fun in the first place. Your Super Mario Sunshine, your Dragon Age IIAssassin’s Creed III, and so on. Whether or not that opinion changes … Read more

Amsterdam Is The Star Of Modern Warfare II So Far

Amsterdam Is The Star Of Modern Warfare II So Far

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II‘s single-player campaign went live last Friday for those who pre-ordered the game, and one early moment immediately blew up online. A brief video showcasing the Activision shooter’s Amsterdam level spread like wildfire, both because it looks almost lifelike at a glance, and because it offered a short glimpse at … Read more

Modern Warfare 2 Is Officially Dropping Red Dots

Modern Warfare 2 Is Officially Dropping Red Dots

Image: Infinity Ward Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, out October 28, will stand by controversial design decisions even after its strained beta weekend, developer Infinity Ward says. The long-standing ability to slide-cancel—which allowed players to manipulate sliding into a super-fast run—is gone, and, in a move that has replaced some players’ eyes with infernal … Read more

Get Every BioShock, XCOM, And Borderlands 3 For Only $16

Get Every BioShock, XCOM, And Borderlands 3 For Only

Image: 2K Games / Gearbox / Kotaku A new 2K-themed Humble Bundle deal that will help support homeless youth contains one of the best deals I’ve seen all year. For only $16, you can walk away with over two dozen PC games including some genuine greats, like Civilization VI, XCOM 2, Borderlands 3, and a … Read more

Grand Theft Auto V Mod For PC Looks Like Grand Theft Auto VI

Grand Theft Auto V Mod For PC Looks Like Grand Theft Auto VI

screenshot: NaturalVision Remastered We’ve been writing about the mod NaturalVision for yearsalmost as long as Grand Theft Auto V has been out on PC, and each time we revisit the project it continues to amaze. Originally a mod designed to tweak the game’s graphics a little for more discerning PC users, NaturalVision was overhauled back … Read more