Splatoon 3 Rewards Splatoon 2 Players For Transferring Saves

Splatoon 3 Rewards Splatoon 2 Players For Transferring Saves

Image: nintendo Some players have poured hundreds of hours into Splatoon 2. Thankfully, Nintendo recently revealed that all of that hard work won’t be wasted when fans boot up Splatoon 3. Instead, they’ll be able to transfer their save data and reap big rewards in the process. Nintendo unleashed a torrent of info about what’s … Read more

Super Punch-Out’s Two-Player Mode Has Been Found After 28 Years

Super Punch-Out’s Two-Player Mode Has Been Found After 28 Years

Image: nintendo Super Punch Out!!the 1994 SNES game released as a sequel to the 1987 NES original, is like its predecessor a single-player game. You play as Little Mac and fight your way through a succession of cartoonish boxing opponents, and every single battle is just you against the computer. But it was, until now! … 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

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

Super Mario 64 Becomes A First-Person Horror Game

Super Mario 64 Becomes A First-Person Horror Game

A guy gets a mysterious letter from his girlfriend, arrives at a castle to find her missing, and loads of rooms full of monsters…it’s the setup to 1996’s classic Super Mario 64sure, but it’s also very much also a survival horror pitch, which is why this new fan-made project is such a perfect fit. Via … 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

EA Backtracks On Sims 4 Mod Restrictions Following Backlash

EA Backtracks On Sims 4 Mod Restrictions Following Backlash

screenshot: EA Last month, EA announced new rules and restrictions on paid mods, early access, and how creators can advertise their creations. And this led to many unhappy responses and ongoing controversy within the sims community. The Sims 4 might have been released in 2014, but the life simulator continues to get massive official updates … 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