FFXIV Team Caught Cheating While Clearing Challenging New Raid

Image: Square Enix / Kotaku / PngAAA / Leon Bennett (Getty Images) THE Final Fantasy XIV raid team had their world-record achievement revoked after they got caught using tools developer Square Enix considers a form of cheating. Unnamed_ , an FFXIV raid team, became the first in the world to clear The Omega Protocolan exceptionally … Read more

You Can’t Play One Of The Best Dead Space Games In 2023

Dead Space mobile (2011) screenshot: EA / Kotaku The recently released Dead Space remake is a triumph among video game remakes, many of which haven’t been very well received by fans over the last few years. And as a massive Dead Space fan, I’m so damn happy to see EA spending money on the franchise … Read more

The Sims 4’s Big Baby Update Is Looking Promising

screenshot: AND THE The latest Behind the Sims Summit gave a look at what’s to come for the life sim franchise across The Sims 4, mobile games The Sims Mobile and The Sims FreePlay, and The Sims 5 (we mean Project Rene). And yes, babies that aren’t objects will come soon. When are babies coming … Read more

Better Horror 15 Years Ago

Feeling excited, I wait for my PlayStation 5 to flicker on so I can go somewhere I haven’t before, the USG Ishimura, splattered with fresh blood by Motive Studio for its Dead Space remake, released January 27. The mining ship has always been the gray spinal cord to trigger-happy horror Dead Spaceoriginally released in 2008 … Read more

Thank You, Hi-Fi Rush, For Sparing Us From Video Game Marketing

screenshot: hifi rush hifi rusha game built around the concept of pure joy, was notable last week for two things. One, it’s really, really good! And two, it achieved that rarest of video game features: a successful surprise release. By surprise I mean absolute surprise. One minute nobody knew the game even existed, the next … Read more

Dead Space’s 2023 Remake Makes Immersion Its Greatest Asset

Image: Motive/EA Visceral Games’ Dead Space felt like a shot in the arm for survival horror games when it was originally released in 2008. The franchise has always been fondly remembered, so when EA revealed that Motive was working on a remake of the first game, it felt exciting to hear after the series stumbled … Read more

Phil Spencer Defends Future Of Halo Amid Cuts And Criticism

Image: 343 Industries / Microsoft Things haven’t been going great for Xbox recently. Microsoft is facing stiff resistance in its attempt to acquire Activision Blizzard. It released hardly any big exclusive blockbusters last year. And it just cut over 10,000 jobs last week, including many senior developers at Halo Infinite studio 343 Industries. Microsoft Gaming … Read more

Call Of Duty’s Next Season Undoes What Warzone 2.0 Fans Hate

Image: Activision / Kotaku season two for call of duty‘s Modern Warfare II multiplayer and Warzone 2.0 arrives on February 15. official blog from yesterday details the many changes we can expect for the game’s various modes, some of which ought to make fans of the original Warzone very, very happy people. Ya’ll didn’t just … Read more

The Queen Of Elden Ring Keeps Finding New Ways To Beat The Game

Image: FromSoftware / MissMikkaa / Kotaku At the start of 2023, Twitch streamer MissMikkaa made headlines for beating Elden Ring‘s notorious rot queen, Malenia, Blade of Miquella, with two completely different controllers at the same time. It was a ridiculous feat of dexterity and focus, but would you believe this method of play was how … Read more

Destiny 2 Feels Like It’s Held Together With Duct Tape Lately

Image: Bungie / Kotaku / Kat Ka (Shutterstock) Free-to-play online MMO looter shooter destiny 2released in 2017, is one of my favorite video games. I play it all the time. I have multiple characters. I own all the recent seasons. It’s fantastic. But I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t concerned for the game’s … Read more