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How To Skip Monster Hunter Rise’s Pesky ‘Quest Complete’ Cutscenes
How To Skip Monster Hunter Rise’s Pesky ‘Quest Complete’ Cutscenes
Once you get comfortable with the basics of Monster Hunter Rise, the real game of grinding out rare materials for high-level equipment can finally begin.
You Might Be Able To Play Diablo II: Resurrected This Weekend
You Might Be Able To Play Diablo II: Resurrected This Weekend
If you haven’t signed up for a chance to play Diablo II: Resurrected early, you should get on that: Blizzard just announced plans to hold a private alpha test on PC over the weekend. Read more...
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.
Long-Needed Tweaks Make Monster Hunter Rise A Smoother Online Experience
Long-Needed Tweaks Make Monster Hunter Rise A Smoother Online Experience
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: “A single Dorito would kill a pilgrim instantly.” In a similar vein, if you showed a long-dormant Monster Hunter fan that the newest game, Monster Hunter Rise, lets you sharpen your weapon while on the run...I think their brains would explode. Read more...
Ghost Of Tsushima Film Announced, Back 4 Blood Delayed, Xbox Live Name Change, And More
Ghost Of Tsushima Film Announced, Back 4 Blood Delayed, Xbox Live Name Change, And More
This week on Morning Checkpoint we talk about how great SonicFox is, dunk on Shinra, find out what games are now delayed, fondly remember demo discs, and say goodbye to Xbox Live and hello to Xbox Network. 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.
Blizzard Isn't Making Any More Skins For Overwatch League MVPs
Blizzard Isn't Making Any More Skins For Overwatch League MVPs
After this year, the Overwatch League will no longer create special skins to honor the League’s MVP.
I, A Hater, Can Only Endorse One Of Overwatch’s Two Latest Limited Edition Skins
I, A Hater, Can Only Endorse One Of Overwatch’s Two Latest Limited Edition Skins
The fourth season of the Overwatch League is almost upon us which means it’s time to release a new MVP skin.
I Can't Wait To Play Monster Hunter Rise With Other People
I Can't Wait To Play Monster Hunter Rise With Other People
The review embargo for Monster Hunter Rise has lifted, and while I’ve been having a heck of a good time battling beasts with my AI dog and cat friends, online play is still a couple of days away.
Modded GameCube Keyboard Is The Controller Of My Dreams
Modded GameCube Keyboard Is The Controller Of My Dreams
In 2002 Nintendo released a ridiculous-looking GameCube controller with a keyboard embedded in it so that Phantasy Star Online players could type to their friends.
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...
New TMNT Game Announced, Rust Servers Wiped Out By Fire, Microsoft Officially Buys Bethesda And More
New TMNT Game Announced, Rust Servers Wiped Out By Fire, Microsoft Officially Buys Bethesda And More
This week on Morning Checkpoint we find out what secrets still lurk in Bloodborne, learn how much money Roblox is worth to Wall Street, check out a new trailer for Outriders, eat a bad burger (again) and hear horror stories from game devs who worked through the recent winter storm. Read more...
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.
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.
After Almost Three Years Away, Returning To Overwatch Feels Amazing
After Almost Three Years Away, Returning To Overwatch Feels Amazing
I have a confession to make: Despite being Kotaku’s number one Overwatch fan, I haven’t played it myself in two years.
Diablo II: Resurrected Will Work With Your Decades-Old Saves
Diablo II: Resurrected Will Work With Your Decades-Old Saves
Have a special Necromancer you’ve been farming Diablo II with for years? There’s good news: Diablo II Resurrected will let you import them to continue commanding armies of the dead over 20 years later. Read more...
Valve's Card Game Is Officially Dead
Valve's Card Game Is Officially Dead
Artifact has now failed twice. After a messy launch and a failed attempt to reboot it last year, Valve announced today it’s calling it quits on the beleaguered Dota 2 card game. Read more...
5TH Cell's Latest Is A Bite-Sized Deck-Building Game You Can Play Right Now
5TH Cell's Latest Is A Bite-Sized Deck-Building Game You Can Play Right Now
Launching today on Steam from Scribblenauts and Lock’s Quest creators 5TH Cell, Castlehold is a free-to-play deck-building strategy game that manages to cram a ton of strategy fun into battles that last under 10 minutes.
Switch Is Getting Pokémon Brilliant Diamond And Shining Pearl Remakes In Late 2021
Switch Is Getting Pokémon Brilliant Diamond And Shining Pearl Remakes In Late 2021
Pokémon Diamond and Pearl for the DS are getting “faithful” remakes in the form of Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl on Switch later this year, the Pokémon Company announced in a livestream today. 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.
Why Diablo IV Is So Obsessed With Ears
Why Diablo IV Is So Obsessed With Ears
Ears. If you watched the debut trailer for Diablo IV’s rogue class, that was your main takeaway—at least, if you’re anything like me.
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.
The Overwatch 2 Panel Was Cool But Please, Give Us The Damn Sojourn Reveal
The Overwatch 2 Panel Was Cool But Please, Give Us The Damn Sojourn Reveal
Judging from its complete absence from BlizzConline’s opening keynote, you’d never guess Overwatch 2 was part of the Blizzard family of games, much less in the works.
It Would've Been OK To Skip This One, Blizzard
It Would've Been OK To Skip This One, Blizzard
Tonight’s keynote for BlizzConline, Blizzard’s virtual showcase, was a tepid hour of previously leaked reveals for World of Warcraft and Diablo, some Hearthstone news, a passing mention of Diablo Immortal, and no Overwatch 2.
The Blizzconline 2021 Schedule Is Available And God, I’m Going To Miss The Overwatch World Cup
The Blizzconline 2021 Schedule Is Available And God, I’m Going To Miss The Overwatch World Cup
Blizzconline 2021, Blizzard Entertainment’s digital answer to their yearly in-person Blizzcon event, posted its schedule today. Read more...
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...
The Remade Demon’s Souls’ Soundtrack Is (Mostly) Good Enough For Me
The Remade Demon’s Souls’ Soundtrack Is (Mostly) Good Enough For Me
Welcome to Morning Music, Kotaku’s ongoing hangout for folks who love video games and the cool-ass sounds they make.
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...
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.
Bleeding Edge Ceases Updates After 10 Months, Ninja Theory Focusing On Other Projects
Bleeding Edge Ceases Updates After 10 Months, Ninja Theory Focusing On Other Projects
Ninja Theory announced today that it will no longer be updating Bleeding Edge with new content, though the game will remain playable on Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and PC. Read more...
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.