Riot Forced To Explain A Valorant Character Is Not Into NFTs

Killjoy, who definitely doesn’t include NFTs among his “work and hobbies”Picture: Riot Games Riot Games, the creators of League of Legends and online shooter valueoffered some kind of apology to fans of the latter after a tweet appeared to show one of the game’s characters enjoying the works of an NFT artist. Like Polygon reportthe … Read more

No Man’s Sky Dev Brings Back Older Games To Make A Kid Happier

Meet Joe Danger.Picture: Hello Games / Kotaku Before Hello Games made a name for itself with the procedurally generated space adventure No Man’s Skyits developer was all about Joe Danger, a cartoonish motorbike stuntman racing through an eponymous series of console and mobile games. After years of disappearing due to iOS updates, the Joe Danger … Read more

Crusader Kings III Will Officially Support Same-Sex Marriages

M’LordsPicture: Crusader Kings III the Crusader Kings The series has long supported same-sex relationships in some form, but thanks to the way so much of the games were built around historical ideas of marriage and succession, if players wanted the same-sex characters to marry, they had to use mods. This was explained last year by … Read more

Halo Infinite Behemoth Map Removed From Ranked Play For CTF

Screenshot: 343 business sectors The juggernaut was killed, literally. From this afternoon, you will no longer see Infinite Halothe worst mode (capture the flag) appears on Infinite Haloof the worst card (Behemoth) in the ranked playlists. Halo senior community manager John Junyszek confirmed the news in a post on the Halo Waypoint forums today. Behemoth, … Read more

Call Of Duty Maker Activision Blizzard Reveals Anti-Union Plan

Picture: Activision QA testers at Call of Duty: Warzone studio Raven Software has entrusted the management until today, January 25, to voluntarily recognize their newly formed union, Game Workers Alliance. Instead, beleaguered publisher Activision Blizzard announced tonight it would force a vote with the National Labor Review Board and called for that vote to include … Read more

Nintendo Switch Online Improves N64 Ocarina Of Time Input Lag

It seems NSO emulation is steadily getting better, even though the improvements come slowly.Picture: Nintendo / Kotaku Last week, we reported that the Nintendo Switch Online’s emulation of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time saw a small graphical tweak with the service’s latest update. It reported potential good news for the quality of emulated … Read more

Nvidia RTX PC GPUs Come Down In Price As Bitcoin, Dogecoin Fall

Picture: EVGA / Kotaku The Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 graphics card you’ve been after to complete your “Extreme Gaming PC“build is still in short supply but finally getting slightly cheaper. That’s thanks to a drop in crypto mining participation as the value of Bitcoin and other blockchain currencies plummet ahead of what some analysts are … Read more

Arceus’ Unique Alpha Pokémon Are Humongous

screenshot: The Pokemon Company early copies of Pokemon Legends: Arceus somehow broke street date last week, setting the internet ablaze with details about the highly anticipated game. We recently took a look at all the new pocket monsters players will be able to train when Arceus launches on January 28, but now it’s time to … Read more

Raven’s New ‘Organizational Change’ Breaks Up Union Members

Picture: Activision It was only a few days ago that 34 quality assurance testers at Raven, one of the studios working exclusively on the call of duty series, formed the first ever union among Activision Blizzard employees. Today, management has responded to their success with some changes. ace Polygon’s Nicole Carpenter reportsearlier today Raven studio … Read more

How To Pick The Best Free Lantern Rite 4-Star

Screenshot: miHoYo / Kotaku Don’t worry if you’ve had absolutely terrible luck casting characters in Genshin Impact gacha banners. The Lantern Rite festival is happening again this year, which means every player will be able to earn a free four-star character in the Fleeting colors in flight an event. After accumulating enough event points, you … Read more