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The Year Is 2021 And I Just Played A New Official Halo 3 Map
The Year Is 2021 And I Just Played A New Official Halo 3 Map
The Master Chief Collection’s latest season, Season 6: Raven, launched last week on April 7 for Xbox and PC.
Amid Evil Is A Good Shooter That Doesn't Need Guns
Amid Evil Is A Good Shooter That Doesn't Need Guns
Amid Evil is a wild, weird, and wonderful retro-inspired FPS that ditches the traditional shooter arsenal of pistols and SMGs in favor of more exotic weapons.
Someone Recovered The Code To Unlock A Full Version Of Timesplitters 2 In Homefront: The Revolution
Someone Recovered The Code To Unlock A Full Version Of Timesplitters 2 In Homefront: The Revolution
Back in 2016 players of Dambusters Studio’s Homefront: The Revolution easily found an Easter egg featuring two levels from 2002's Timesplitters 2.
That Dusk Puzzle Game? Not Actually An April Fool’s Joke
That Dusk Puzzle Game? Not Actually An April Fool’s Joke
Dusk, the decidedly old-school first-person shooter from 2018, is getting an even older-school demake that riffs on classic puzzle games like Chip’s Challenge and Sokoban.
Crysis Remastered Now Even More Remastered
Crysis Remastered Now Even More Remastered
Just when you thought classic shooter Crysis was as remastered as it was going to get, Crytek announces a new free update that fixes a whole slew of bugs while adding new graphics modes for Xbox Series X/S and PlayStation 5 consoles.
Classic Half-Life 2 Mod Neotokyo Gets A Singleplayer Spinoff
Classic Half-Life 2 Mod Neotokyo Gets A Singleplayer Spinoff
Neotokyo is an absolute PC gaming classic, a (somehow) free mod for Half-Life 2 that remains one of the prettiest and coolest multiplayer shooters on the planet.
Prime 2D Is The Coolest Metroid In Over A Decade
Prime 2D Is The Coolest Metroid In Over A Decade
A group of independent developers known as Team SCU recently released a demo for Prime 2D, an impressive side-scrolling remake of 2002’s Metroid Prime that has been in the works for over 15 years.
Apex Legends Will Get ‘A Ton Of Titanfall’ Next Season
Apex Legends Will Get ‘A Ton Of Titanfall’ Next Season
Since Apex Legends launched in February 2019, players have been wanting more crossover content from its related Titanfall universe.
The Future Of Cyberpunk 2077's Multiplayer Is Still Up In The Air
The Future Of Cyberpunk 2077's Multiplayer Is Still Up In The Air
CD Projekt is rethinking Cyberpunk 2077’s multiplayer elements, president and joint CEO Adam Kiciński explained during the company’s recent strategy update. Read more...
Cyberpunk 2077 Patch Gets Notes But Still No Release Date
Cyberpunk 2077 Patch Gets Notes But Still No Release Date
Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt Red has released patch notes for the game’s upcoming 1.2 patch, which was revealed in mid-March.
Activision goes after Call of Duty stat-tracking website SBMM Warzone
Activision goes after Call of Duty stat-tracking website SBMM Warzone
When it comes to competitive first-person shooters, your statistics help you you determine where you stand among the other players around you.
Halo: Infinite Devs Destroyed A Piano To Create Some In-Game Sounds
Halo: Infinite Devs Destroyed A Piano To Create Some In-Game Sounds
As my great uncle often said, “To create art, sometimes you must destroy an old, unwanted upright piano.” He was a strange man. Read more...
Dusk Makes My Head Bang And My Knees Shake
Dusk Makes My Head Bang And My Knees Shake
Welcome to Morning Music, Kotaku’s ongoing hangout for folks who love video games and the cool-ass sounds they make.
Back 4 Blood Delayed Until October 12
Back 4 Blood Delayed Until October 12
Turtle Rock Studios announced today that its upcoming Left 4 Dead-like game, Back 4 Blood, has been delayed until October 12.
Serious Sam 2 Gets Massive Update 15 Years After Release
Serious Sam 2 Gets Massive Update 15 Years After Release
Croatian studio Croteam has partnered with independent developer Nathan “DwK” Brown to release a huge update to Serious Sam 2 today, more than a few years removed from the first-person shooter’s late 2005 launch. Read more...
Half-Life & BioShock Come Together In A Very Strange Mod
Half-Life & BioShock Come Together In A Very Strange Mod
Return to Rapture is a “campaign” made for Half-Life: Alyx that takes Valve’s star and drops her into the completely unrelated first-person world of 2007's BioShock. Read more...
'Shop Contest: Bethesda+Microsoft, Winners!
'Shop Contest: Bethesda+Microsoft, Winners!
You got Halo in my Fallout! You got Doom in my Forza! Well, this is a giant mess.
Black Panther Coming To Avengers, Gotham Knights Delayed, Outriders Launching On Game Pass And More
Black Panther Coming To Avengers, Gotham Knights Delayed, Outriders Launching On Game Pass And More
This week on Morning Checkpoint we celebrate the death of Fortnite’s Peely, learn more about upcoming Square Enix games, see who’s the next big hero coming to Avengers, eat a baby(?) and get a look at the next generation of PSVR controllers. Read more...
Next Big Cyberpunk 2077 Patch Will Fix Cops And Cars
Next Big Cyberpunk 2077 Patch Will Fix Cops And Cars
CD Projekt Red released a weird update on Cyberpunk 2077's next big patch today, including a brief explanation of changes coming to how its open world works, delivered by an in-universe news broadcaster.
Doom Eternal's Next DLC Comes Out Tomorrow
Doom Eternal's Next DLC Comes Out Tomorrow
Hell yeah! Doom Eternal’s next and final expansion, The Ancient Gods - Part 2, will come out tomorrow, developer iD Software announced today. Read more...
Nine Inch Nails’ Ambient, Droning Quake Soundtrack Massages My Brain
Nine Inch Nails’ Ambient, Droning Quake Soundtrack Massages My Brain
Welcome to Morning Music, Kotaku’s ongoing hangout for folks who love video games and the cool-ass sounds they make.
Expert Doom Players Continue To Complete Challenges Once Thought Impossible
Expert Doom Players Continue To Complete Challenges Once Thought Impossible
Classic Doom players are continuing to pick away at some of the hardest remaining community challenges left, beating missions without attacking a single enemy in some of the hardest retail Doom levels ever released. Read more...
Warzone Is (Slowly) Teasing A Zombies Event
Warzone Is (Slowly) Teasing A Zombies Event
With the arrival of Call of Duty’s Season 2 on February 25, zombies took the story spotlight.
So, Which Bethesda Game Pass Game Should You Play First?
So, Which Bethesda Game Pass Game Should You Play First?
Starting today, you can play a bunch of Bethesda-published games on Game Pass, thanks to Microsoft and ZeniMax’s recent marriage.
Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War's Menus Suck
Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War's Menus Suck
Booting up the newest Call of Duty, I was greeted by terrible-looking menus, an overwhelming amount of options, too much information, and some ugly-looking ads.
Borderlands 3's Next Expansion Delayed To April 8
Borderlands 3's Next Expansion Delayed To April 8
Gearbox announced this morning that it has delayed the release of the upcoming Borderlands 3 expansion Director’s Cut almost a full month due to the severe winter storms that recently swept through its home state of Texas.
Overwatch Casually Rolls Out Xbox Series X/S Enhancements
Overwatch Casually Rolls Out Xbox Series X/S Enhancements
Yesterday’s Overwatch update was all about the PachiMarchi Challenge and that hideous and/or awesome new Roadhog skin, but next-gen Xbox owners got a little something extra with the update: new graphics options for Series X/S consoles, from 4K60 to blazing-fast 120Hz.
Counter-Strike Was Accidentally Removed From Steam Today
Counter-Strike Was Accidentally Removed From Steam Today
Earlier today, anyone trying to find or play Counter-Strike: Global Offensive on Steam ran into a weird surprise: the game was missing.
NBA Player Drops Antisemitic Slur During Call Of Duty: Warzone Stream
NBA Player Drops Antisemitic Slur During Call Of Duty: Warzone Stream
Miami Heat center and FaZe Clan member Meyers Leonard apparently hates being sniped in Call of Duty: Warzone, so much so that he referred to a long-range online opponent as a “kike bitch” during a Twitch session Monday night. Read more...
Players Are Farming The Heck Out Of The Outriders Demo, So The Devs Are Nerfing It
Players Are Farming The Heck Out Of The Outriders Demo, So The Devs Are Nerfing It
The new loot shooter Outriders hasn’t even launched yet and players are already hard at work grinding for some of its rarest gear in the game’s recent demo.
Perhaps I Treated You Too Harshly, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
Perhaps I Treated You Too Harshly, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
Deus Ex: Human Revolution was one of my favourite games of the past decade, a combination of stealth, adventuring and some incredible art design.
Lock and Load With Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War for $45 on Xbox
Lock and Load With Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War for $45 on Xbox
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War (Xbox) | $45 | Microsoft StoreCall of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Cross-Gen Bundle (Xbox) | $45 | Microsoft Store Read more...
Aliens: Fireteam Pits Colonial Marines Against The Xenomorph Horde This Summer
Aliens: Fireteam Pits Colonial Marines Against The Xenomorph Horde This Summer
Coming summer 2021 to Xboxes, PlayStations, and Steam from Cold Iron Studios, Aliens: Fireteam is a co-op survival shooter set 23 years after the original Alien trilogy.
Destiny 2 Glitch Lets You Launch 12-Player Raid Parties
Destiny 2 Glitch Lets You Launch 12-Player Raid Parties
Destiny 2 fireteams are usually capped at six, but players have recently discovered a glitch to bump up the size and are using the exploit to take on game’s raids in massive groups. Read more...
New Pokemon Games, New Final Fantasy VII Spin-Offs, Anthem Is Done, Call Of Duty Is Way Too Big, And More
New Pokemon Games, New Final Fantasy VII Spin-Offs, Anthem Is Done, Call Of Duty Is Way Too Big, And More
This week on Morning Checkpoint we learn about the next terrible thing involving Cyberpunk 2077, learn the future of Anthem, check out a new trailer for more Hot Wheels in Forza, talk about some good dads and watch Destiny 2 players jump off a cliff over and over. Read more...
The Half-Life 2 RTS Is Finally
The Half-Life 2 RTS Is Finally "Out" After 13 Years Of Development
For over a decade now, a group of fans have been working on Lambda Wars, a real-time strategy game set in the Half-Life universe.
Destiny 2 Players Are Jumping Off Cliffs To Avoid Playing Trials Of Osiris
Destiny 2 Players Are Jumping Off Cliffs To Avoid Playing Trials Of Osiris
It happened to me: I was looking for groups on the Destiny 2 app to play Trials of Osiris with, joined one, and then found myself jumping off a clif for the next few minutes in a tribute to just how unfun the game’s competitive PVP loot grind can be. Read more...
Doom Eternal Director Has ‘Put A Lot Of Thought’ Into Making A Female Doom Slayer
Doom Eternal Director Has ‘Put A Lot Of Thought’ Into Making A Female Doom Slayer
During a playthrough stream earlier this month, Doom Eternal director Hugo Martin was asked if the team had ever considered developing a female Doom Slayer for the game.
Bungie Is Looking To Expand The Destiny 2 Universe
Bungie Is Looking To Expand The Destiny 2 Universe
Yesterday, Bungie announced some big plans over the next few years, including new offices, new games, and a new leadership team seemingly in charge of branching out the the Destiny 2 universe into other media. Read more...
Telltale's superb Tales from the Borderlands finally returns to stores next week
Telltale's superb Tales from the Borderlands finally returns to stores next week
Telltale Games' wonderful Tales from the Borderlands, a deliriously daft narrative adventure inspired by Gearbox's popular series of first-person shooters, will finally return to digital storefronts next Wednesday, 17th February, following its delisting in the middle of 2019. Tales from the Borderlands originally released in 2014, and, for my money at least, is easily the best thing Telltale ever made.
Epic’s MetaHuman Creator Helps Devs Pump Out Fancy ‘Digital Humans’
Epic’s MetaHuman Creator Helps Devs Pump Out Fancy ‘Digital Humans’
Today, Epic Games launched a sneak peek at its newest Unreal Engine creation tool that promises to drastically cut down on the time needed to create realistic-looking digital humans. Read more...
Tales From The Borderlands Returns To Digital Storefronts On February 17
Tales From The Borderlands Returns To Digital Storefronts On February 17
During today’s Borderlands presentation, the folks at Gearbox revealed that Telltale Games’ excellent Tales from the Borderlands will be returning to digital storefronts next Wednesday, February 17. Read more...
Destiny 2's Season Of The Chosen Is Good So Far
Destiny 2's Season Of The Chosen Is Good So Far
Season of the Chosen went live in Destiny 2 today, and with it a whole new set of things to grind for.
Another Good Actor Has Somehow Signed Up For The Borderlands Movie
Another Good Actor Has Somehow Signed Up For The Borderlands Movie
Halloween and Christmas with the Kranks star Jamie Lee Curtis joins Cate Blanchett and Kevin Hart as the latest actor to be cast in the upcoming Borderlands movie, Collider reports (h/t Variety). Read more...
Epic Says Even More Epic Store Exclusives Are Coming In The Future
Epic Says Even More Epic Store Exclusives Are Coming In The Future
Epic pissed off a lot of people when it first revealed that big games like Metro Exodus and Borderlands 3 would be Epic Games Store timed-exclusives on PC.
Previously cancelled Xbox 360 GoldenEye remake emerges on PC
Previously cancelled Xbox 360 GoldenEye remake emerges on PC
First-person shooters were not exactly a big thing on consoles back in the day.
Canceled Xbox 360 GoldenEye Remake Is In The Wild
Canceled Xbox 360 GoldenEye Remake Is In The Wild
A playable version of that beautiful Xbox 360 GoldenEye 007 remake we reported over the weekend is quickly spreading online after Ars Technica spilled the beans last night.
16 Upcoming First Person Shooters of 2021 and Beyond
16 Upcoming First Person Shooters of 2021 and Beyond
From new entries in beloved franchises to the debuts of fresh faces, there's plenty coming up.
Gearbox Has Been Bought
Gearbox Has Been Bought
Gearbox Studios, developers of games like Borderlands and also publishers of stuff like the new Homeworld titles, have been bought by Embracer Group, the same Swedish company that owns THQ Nordic and Koch Media. Read more...
Cyberpunk 2077 Players Warned To Avoid Mods After Security Exploit Found
Cyberpunk 2077 Players Warned To Avoid Mods After Security Exploit Found
Cyberpunk 2077 developers CD Projekt Red have had to issue a warning today that anyone deciding to install a mod for the game should “use caution” after a security issue was discovered. Read more...
Apex Legends Drops Onto Switch On March 9
Apex Legends Drops Onto Switch On March 9
Titanfall spin-off Apex Legends is set to bring its online battle royale action to the Nintendo Switch on March 9, according to new details released by developer Respawn Entertainment. Read more...
Destiny 2 Steps Back Into A War With The Cabal In Season Of The Chosen
Destiny 2 Steps Back Into A War With The Cabal In Season Of The Chosen
Bungie officially revealed season 13 of Destiny 2 today and it adds new strikes, armor sets, and a matchmade activity called Battlegrounds.
Here's A Full Playthrough Of That Canceled GoldenEye 007 XBLA Remake
Here's A Full Playthrough Of That Canceled GoldenEye 007 XBLA Remake
Back in the day, Rare was working on a remake of their popular N64 shooter GoldenEye 007.
Destiny 2 3-peeking
Destiny 2 3-peeking "a complicated issue", Bungie investigating changes
Bungie has said it's currently discussing Destiny 2's "3-peeking" issue, but made no promises changes will be made. 3-peeking, or third-person peeking, is the act of forcing the normally first-person camera into third-person, giving PvP players an advantage because they can peek around corners safely. 3-peeking is a long-standing issue in first-person shooters that have some third-person elements, but it's particularly troublesome in Destiny 2's competitive multiplayer.
New Cyberpunk Patch Fixes The Old Cyberpunk Patch
New Cyberpunk Patch Fixes The Old Cyberpunk Patch
CD Projekt Red released a patch last week that inadvertently introduced a new game breaking bug, preventing some players from finishing Cyberpunk 2077.
Cyberpunk 2077 Removes Mod That Let You Bang Keanu Reeves
Cyberpunk 2077 Removes Mod That Let You Bang Keanu Reeves
There was a mod available for Cyberpunk 2077 that let you have sex—or a very unsettling approximation of it—with Keanu Reeves’ character.
Borderlands Movie Outdoes Itself, Casts Kevin Hart As Roland
Borderlands Movie Outdoes Itself, Casts Kevin Hart As Roland
Jumanji star and comedian Kevin Hart has been signed to play Roland in the upcoming Borderlands movie according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Destiny 2's Best Loot Mechanic From Last Year Is Coming Back
Destiny 2's Best Loot Mechanic From Last Year Is Coming Back
Destiny 2's Umbral Engrams and Prismatic Recaster from season 11 are coming back in season 13, Bungie announced in this week’s blog post.