Loot Boxes Would Be For Adults Only If Australian Bill Passes

Loot Boxes Would Be For Adults Only If Australian Bill Passes

Image: Blizzard Following the example set by governments in places like Belgium and the Netherlandsan Australian politician has put forward a bill that would, if passed into law, massively restrict the use of loot boxes in video games aimed at children. Federal politician Andrew Wilkie, an independent, introduced the bill into parliament yesterday. Proposing that … Read more

Game Kickstarter Canceled In The Most Brutal Way Possible

Game Kickstarter Canceled In The Most Brutal Way Possible

Image: Mystery Flesh Pit National Park Mystery Flesh Pit National Park is a fictional project by Trevor Roberts, who started on Reddit has for the past few years has been posting stories and artwork to his websitefleshing (sorry) out the tale of a huge creature that is discovered underground in Texas and…turned into a tourist … Read more

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

Microsoft Explains Why Elder Scrolls VI Might Be Exclusive

Microsoft Explains Why Elder Scrolls VI Might Be Exclusive

screenshot: ZeniMax The court proceedings to justify why Microsoft should be allowed to acquire Activision Blizzard are still currently ongoing. In response to the UK market regulator’s statement about the acquisition, the publisher suggests that it makes good business sense for them to make a “mid-sized” game like the upcoming Elder Scrolls VI exclusive, while … Read more

Some Animations Cost Extra In Dead Space-Like Callisto Protocol

Some Animations Cost Extra In Dead Space-Like Callisto Protocol

screenshot: Striking Distance Studios / Kotaku Callisto Protocolout next month on consoles and PC, is a horror game that looks and plays a lot like the beloved dead space franchise. And like dead space, Callisto Protocol will feature some gnarly-looking deaths, both for you when you screw up and bite it, and for your alien … Read more

God Of War Ragnarök Director ‘Would Love’ A Shot At Castlevania

God Of War Ragnarök Director ‘Would Love’ A Shot At Castlevania

“Is that you, BOY?” —Kratos, definitely.Image: Sony/Nintendo/Konami/Kotaku God of War Ragnarok just came out, and yet, there appears to be some hopefulness around the action-adventure game getting DLC. 2018’s god of war didn’t get any sort of expansion after launch, so why this follow-up would when it’s supposed to conclude the rebooted series is a … Read more

One Of The Best Deus Ex Games, Deus Ex Go, Is Disappearing

One Of The Best Deus Ex Games, Deus Ex Go, Is Disappearing

Image: Deus Ex Go For a while there, Square Enix Montreal (later rebranded to Onoma) were making some of the best mobile puzzle games of all time. Hitman Go, Lara Croft Go and Deus Ex Go were three of the slickest, most challenging games you could play on your phone, and all have gone down … 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

Twitch Streamer Beats Every Souls Game Without Getting Hit Once

Twitch Streamer Beats Every Souls Game Without Getting Hit Once

The best, most wholesome shit.gif: Dinossindgeil/FromSoftware/Kotaku So, there’s this thing in the FromSoftware community called the “God Run.” It’s a challenge run where you play through the studio’s various Soulsborne games without getting hit. It’s difficult, but not impossible. Two of them have been completed by other streamers already. And now, a third God Run, … Read more