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

Overwatch 2 Requires Your Phone Number Yet Again

Overwatch 2 Requires Your Phone Number Yet Again

If you were happy that Blizzard mostly scrapped the SMS Protect requirement, a method to curb the creation of free Overwatch 2 accounts from potential bad actors, I’m sorry to disappoint you but it’s back. Yes, the publisher announced in an updated blog post that SMS Protect has been re-enabled, meaning whether you’ve got a … Read more

Blizzard Games Leaving China Since ‘A Jerk’ Blocked Contract

Blizzard Games Leaving China Since ‘A Jerk’ Blocked Contract

Photo: CFOTO / Future Publishing (Getty Images) NetEase, the service provider Overwatch creator Blizzard has been using to bring its games to China for the last 14 years, is ending several licenses with the developer. Overwatch 2, Diablo III, World of Warcraft, StarCraft, Hearthstoneand Heroes of the Storm will no longer receive service in mainland … Read more

Don’t Migrate To Pokémon TCG Live Until You’ve Read These Tips

Don’t Migrate To Pokémon TCG Live Until You’ve Read These Tips

screenshot: The Pokémon Company / Kotaku Ultimately, the goal of Pokemon TCG Live is to replace the decade-old Pokemon TCG Online as the way to play the enormously popular card game over the internet. However, as of today’s global beta release, given the bugs and issues we’ve experienced we’d strongly suggest you avoid it for … 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

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

Overwatch 2 Cat Bug Is Randomly Buying Skins From The Shop

Overwatch 2 Cat Bug Is Randomly Buying Skins From The Shop

Image: Blizzard Thought Overwatch 2‘s wait times have seemingly improved after maintenance on the game’s servers last night, you still might want to wait a bit if you’re looking for an entirely bug-free experience—especially if you don’t like bugs that might be spending premium currency on hero skins without your consent while using the in-game … Read more