The Nintendo Switch Has A Big Summer Sale Right Now

picture: Nintendo The dog days of summer are officially here. Whether you’re trying to take your mind off the heat or the bad headlinesyou’re in luck: Nintendo is currently running a major sale on digital Switch games. Cool off with Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze or mind-meld with a sentient hat in super mario odyssey … Read more

Xbox Game Pass June 2022 Adds TMNT, Far Cry 5

screenshot: Ubisoft Xbox Game Pass has had a rocky few monthsseeing it lose major games and failing to add marquee additions to plug the gaps. But on the heels of Xbox’s big marketing blitz—including a promise that 50 games will hit Xbox over the next year, many on Game Pass—the popular games-on-demand service is picking … Read more

Genius YouTuber Rebuilds His PS5 To Be Less Than An Inch Wide

screenshot: DIY Perks / YouTube / Kotaku There is, inevitably, going to be a PS5 Slim. Not least because the current PS5 is the size and shape of a Dubai skyscraper, but also Because Sony always releases a thinner version of their consoles after a few years. But we’re at least a couple of years … Read more

Nintendo Lawyers Force YouTuber To Remove Metroid Covers

picture: Nintendo / Kotaku / Tsvet04ek (Shutterstock) Stop me if you’ve heard this story before…A YouTube channel that featured music, covers, or remixes of classic songs from popular Nintendo games has been forced to remove content after being contacted by Nintendo’s army of lawyers. Well, it’s happening again. A new channel now claims to be … Read more

Everything You Need To Know About The New PS Plus On PS5

screenshot: Sony/Kotaku Sony’s big revamp of PS Plus is here. It’s pretty cool. It could also use some work on some of its most-hyped perks, such as game demos and classic hits. Announced back in March, PS Plus 2.0 (not the official name but definitely the easiest shorthand) is a rework of Sony’s nonsense subscription … Read more

Kojima Reassures Sony Fans He’s Still Working With PlayStation

picture: Kojima Productions Do you hear that? Out in the distance, you can hear thousands of angry fanboys continuing to fight online in the endlessly sad console war. The latest battle involves metalgear and Death Stranding creator Hideo Kojima and his independent studio deciding to do business with Microsoft and work on an Xbox-exclusive game. … Read more

A New Nintendo Direct Seems Likely To Happen Soon, Here’s Why

picture: Nintendo/Kotaku In years past, this would have been the week for the big annual June Nintendo Direct, but in 2022 the Mario maker is so far nowhere to be seen. But the company could still be planning to close out the month with a showcase of some kind, according to a writer at Sony … Read more

Hideo Kojima Appears During Xbox Stream To Tease Announcement

screenshot: Xbox/Kotaku Today, during Microsoft’s large Xbox and Bethesda video game showcase event, well-known game director and cinema lover Hideo Kojima appeared to announce he’s working with Xbox on his next game, and uh…hmmm… Microsoft spent nearly an hour today showcasing countless trailers and teasers for a laundry list of video games, most of which … Read more

Microsoft Claims 50 Games Coming To Xbox In 2022 And 2023

Microsoft aired this graphic during its annual Xbox press conference.screenshot: Microsoft/Kotaku Six months into the year, Xbox’s release calendar is looking slim. Fresh off the heels of an absolutely banger 2021Microsoft hasn’t released a single first-party tentpole in 2022. But that’s all set to change, Microsoft assured viewers today during its big splashy marketing showcase … Read more

Where To Watch (And What To Expect)

picture: Bethesda For Xbox, a lot is riding on its big not-E3 press conference. Right now, following a number of notable delays, the mega-publisher’s 2022 is devoid of any major exclusives. In addition to the requisite announcements of games coming to Game Pass and announcements about more devices on which you can stream those games, … Read more