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

23 God of War Ragnarok Tips Before Playing

23 God of War Ragnarok Tips Before Playing

screenshot: Santa Monica Studio / Sony / Kotaku Boy, here are some God of War Ragnarok tips. And yes, it’s very good and delivers a satisfying conclusion for this new era of the franchise. So, knowing that and after all the hype, you are likely excited to just jump right in and get going with … 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

The Internet’s Biggest God Of War Ragnarök Questions, Answered

The Internet’s Biggest God Of War Ragnarök Questions, Answered

Image: PlayStation / Sony Santa Monica It’s November, and people are scrambling to figure out their game of the year picks. God Of War Ragnarok‘s release looms before them like they’re ants in a terrarium. It’s getting ready to swoop in. To help you get your affairs in order before it does—and to help clarify … Read more

God of War Ragnarök Leaks Early, Big Spoilers Are Everywhere

God of War Ragnarök Leaks Early, Big Spoilers Are Everywhere

screenshot: Sony Santa Monica | Kotaku The upcoming God of War Ragnarokone of the biggest PlayStation games of the year, isn’t supposed to be out until November 9, but over the past 24 hours video and social media sites have been flooded with clips of people playing their way through the entire game. We wrote … 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

Everything We Saw At The Big Resident Evil Showcase

Everything We Saw At The Big Resident Evil Showcase

Rose as seen in Resident Evil Village‘s new DLC.screenshot: Capcom / Kotaku Today, Capcom held another digital showcase dedicated to all things resident Evil. Previously, the publisher had done something similar back in June and before that, in April of 2021. As in those, Capcom used the event to show off new trailers and gameplay … Read more

Street Fighter 6’s New Combo-Breaking Move Has Fans Howling

Street Fighter 6’s New Combo-Breaking Move Has Fans Howling

street fighter 6‘s closed beta test has finally wrapped. Now that we’ve had our first taste of the game, folks are sharing their opinions and videos on the various in-game mechanics. While much of Capcom’s upcoming fighter feels like the recent street fighter entries, street fighter 6 introduces a new tool called Drive Impact that … 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

Mario Kart 8 Leak Might Have Clues About Future DLC Races

Mario Kart 8 Leak Might Have Clues About Future DLC Races

screenshot: nintendo Nintendo hasn’t revealed what the majority of Mario Kart 8‘s new courses will be, but players think they already know thanks to some clues reportedly left in the latest DLC files. Dataminers say the latest update contains a ton of leftover music references that hint at what 14 of the remaining 32 courses … Read more