Dead By Daylight Devs Announce Killer Dating Sim Hooked On You

Dead By Daylight Devs Announce Killer Dating Sim Hooked On You

Come on in, the water’s fine. Image: Behavior Interactive Yesterday the ever-evolving 2022 bingo card got even more unpredictable when Behavior Interactive, the developer behind popular asymmetrical multiplayer horror game Dead by Daylight, revealed that it’s making a spin-off game in which you can romance your favorite Dead by Daylight killers. Hooked on You: A … Read more

GDC Clip Shows Activision Blizzard Diversity Tool Always Sucked

GDC Clip Shows Activision Blizzard Diversity Tool Always Sucked

Photo: David McNew (Getty Images) Activision Blizzard touted its Diversity Space Tool in a blog post on May 12, in which it claimed that both the Call of Duty: Vanguard and Overwatch 2 development teams beta tested the tool with much enthusiasm, then quickly walked this statement back on May 13 and said the tool … Read more

New Xbox Patent Sounds Cool For People Buying Games On Disc

New Xbox Patent Sounds Cool For People Buying Games On Disc

Photo: Luke Plunkett Microsoft have applied for a patent that, while not a perfect solution for every gripe you may have with modern consoles and digital ownershipmay nevertheless be a great step forward for anyone who has a catalog of games they own on disc but have bought (or are thinking of buying) a digital-only … Read more

Kingdom Heart Cloud Versions Get ‘Busy Servers’ Warning

Kingdom Heart Cloud Versions Get ‘Busy Servers’ Warning

Once, long ago, buying and playing a video game was pretty easy. You bought the disc or cart, stuck it in the console, and hit play. Not so much anymore. Case in point: The not-so-great cloud-streaming-only versions of Kingdom Hearts released on Switch earlier this year recently got an update, and now feature a warning … Read more

Mario Strikers Daisy Fandom Is Ready To Riot Against Nintendo

Mario Strikers Daisy Fandom Is Ready To Riot Against Nintendo

In an ideal world, Battle League gets kaiju Daisy DLC.Image: Nintendo / Kotaku Nintendo fans are currently up in arms, but not over graphical downgrades or Pokédex revamps. Nope, this time, it’s over a shunned character in an upcoming game, and not even an A-lister at that: Princess Daisy isn’t in Mario Strikers: Battle League. … Read more

Cats, Dogs, & Abortion Views

Cats, Dogs, & Abortion Views

Photo: Kotaku / Alex Wong (Getty Images) An internal email from PlayStation president Jim Ryan contains several paragraphs about cats, but doesn’t contain a hard stance in support of his staff’s reproductive rights, and even asks employees to “respect” anti-abortion views and opinions, leaving many PlayStation staff angry and upset. As reported by Bloomberg earlier … Read more

Sci-Fi Horror Masterpiece Prey Free On PC, And More Great Games

Sci-Fi Horror Masterpiece Prey Free On PC, And More Great Games

Screenshot: Arkane / Bethesda Arkane’s fantastic sci-fi immersive sim Prey is currently free via the Epic Games Store alongside two other great games. And we’ll talk about those games in a moment. But first let’s chat about what makes Prey so damn good. Prey debuted in 2017 and was published by Bethesda. The Arkane-developed adventure … Read more

Apple Discontinues iPod, Mobile Gaming Icon, After 22 Years

Apple Discontinues iPod, Mobile Gaming Icon, After 22 Years

Photo: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images) Pour one out for every kid who one-strapped a backpack in middle school, as they’re likely in mourning today. With Apple’s discontinuation of the 7th-generation iPod Touch, announced yesterdayit’s official: the iPod is dead. Ostensibly, the iPod was a music device, meant to digitize song libraries and move listeners away … Read more

Meet The Only Person Keeping Action RPG Babylon’s Fall Alive

Meet The Only Person Keeping Action RPG Babylon’s Fall Alive

Babylon’s Fall, the troubled live-service action-RPG from action game luminaries Platinum Games, has seemingly hit life support. After two months on the market and a lukewarm reception at launch, Square Enix’s latest effort was reduced to just one player on PC last week. They revealed themselves on Twitter after VGC reported the shocking player count … Read more

40K Game Developers Criticized Over Ridiculous Twitch Drops

40K Game Developers Criticized Over Ridiculous Twitch Drops

Screenshot: Complex Games Complex Games, the developers of the new Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate – Daemonhuntershave issued a statement apologizing to players after running a campaign where certain in-game items were only available to those who sat through some Twitch streams. Via PC Gamerwhile Complex probably thought they were running a fairly standard (by 2022 … Read more