Genshin Impact Fans Are Upset About ‘Whitewashed’ Sumeru Leaks

Genshin Impact Fans Are Upset About 'Whitewashed' Sumeru Leaks

screenshot: HoYoverse / YouTube / Kotaku Genshin Impact fans have been eagerly anticipating the new region of Sumeru since it was first mentioned in a launch trailer way back in 2020. But ever since the new Sumeru characters leaked online yesterdayfans have been expressing concern that the developers have been white washing the characters. The … Read more

How To Join The Halo Infinite Co-Op Beta Test On July 11

How To Join The Halo Infinite Co-Op Beta Test On July 11

screenshot: Microsoft / 343 Industries Good news! Starting July 11, you’ll be able to play Halo Infinite online with up to three friends as part of a beta test. And even better, you’ll be able to replay missions from the campaign, too. However, here’s the bad news: This is a limited-time test of only 10 … Read more

Genshin Impact Fans Are Upset About ‘Whitewashed’ Sumeru Leaks

Genshin Impact Fans Are Upset About 'Whitewashed' Sumeru Leaks

screenshot: HoYoverse / YouTube / Kotaku Genshin Impact fans have been eagerly anticipating the new region of Sumeru since it was first mentioned in a launch trailer way back in 2020. But ever since the new Sumeru characters leaked online yesterdayfans have been expressing concern that the developers have been white washing the characters. The … Read more

Ron Gilbert Will No Longer Discuss Return To Monkey Island

Ron Gilbert Will No Longer Discuss Return To Monkey Island

screenshot: Developer Digital During Tuesday’s Nintendo Direct Mini, Return To Monkey Island was finally seen in motion. Ron Gilbert and Dave Grossman’s return to the series, after over 30 years away, has given a lot of cause for interest among classic point-and-click adventure fans. And unfortunately, where go fans go assholes, people leaving shitty, insulting … Read more

Cult FPS XIII’s Terrible Remake Is Being Remade All Over Again

Cult FPS XIII's Terrible Remake Is Being Remade All Over Again

screenshot: Microids In 2003, a shooter called XIII was released. Based on a series of Belgian graphic novels, it tried something unique (for the time) by emulating the comic’s cel-shaded look, and while it wasn’t the greatest shooter ever made, it was still incredibly cool, quickly earning itself cult status . Then seventeen years later … Read more

Kingdom Hearts Fans Demand Native Switch Port After Nier Reveal

Kingdom Hearts Fans Demand Native Switch Port After Nier Reveal

“Gee 2B! how come Square Enix lets you have a native port on the Nintendo Switch?” – Sora (probably)Image: The Visking Corporation / Square Enix / Kotaku Following Nintendo’s announcement that PlatinumGames’ cult-favorite action-RPG Nier: Automata is coming to the Switch later this yearsome gamers are demanding that Square Enix make native ports for the … Read more

Cyberpunk 2077 QA Team CEO Responds To Claims They Misled CDPR

Cyberpunk 2077 QA Team CEO Responds To Claims They Misled CDPR

Get off, you damn bug!screenshot: CD Project Cyberpunk 2077 will always be a cautionary tale of how not to make and release a game. It was notoriously marred by technical bugs and developmental woes and now, according to a new report from YouTuber Upper Echelon Gamers, a QA firm allegedly misled CD Projekt Red during … Read more

Spellbreak Closing In 2023, Devs Now At Blizzard For Warcraft

Spellbreak Closing In 2023, Devs Now At Blizzard For Warcraft

Image: Proletariat Spellbreakthe magic-based battle royale, is spellbroken, shutting down early next year, developer Proletariat announced in a blog post. Also, the whole studio is getting absorbed by Blizzard, the result of a recent acquisition intended to beef up development on World of Warcraft. News about shutdowns is always a bummer, but this one hits … Read more

Neon White Wouldn’t Be ‘Freaky’ Without Machine Girl’s Music

Neon White Wouldn't Be 'Freaky' Without Machine Girl's Music

screenshot: Angel Matrix Neon Whitea laser-quick first person shooter thingunfolds in a Heaven where angels threaten to detonate your face and experimental music outfit Machine Girl pierces your wrong moves with saturated breakbeats. The game inspires you with its lightning visuals—turquoise water, cold-blooded girls with rainbow hair, buildings cast from pure porcelain—to move through levels … Read more

Xbox Game Studios Head Matt Booty Says Bethesda Isn’t Crunching

Xbox Game Studios Head Matt Booty Says Bethesda Isn't Crunching

Photo: Lukas Schulze (Getty Images) At an all-hands meeting on Thursday, Xbox addressed the growing employee concerns about labor conditions at Bethesda Game Studios and its parent company, ZeniMax. Matt Booty, head of Xbox Game Studios, said he was “confident” that the studio was not crunching, and that it was “unfair” to attribute crunch culture … Read more