Elden Ring Player Proves Faith Builds Rule With One Shot Kills

Elden Ring Player Proves Faith Builds Rule With One Shot Kills

Elden Ring‘s faith state is pretty flexible to build around, particularly because developer FromSoftware baked so many incantations and spells into the game. Still, it tends to see very little use at high levels, ace YouTuber Your Average Gamer put it in an email to Kotaku Dot Com, folks claim it’s not as good as … Read more

Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands’ New Blightcaller Class Is Kinda Weird

Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands’ New Blightcaller Class Is Kinda Weird

Screenshots: Gearbox For those who love the grind, Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands is Borderlands heaven. For those who don’t, it’s a solid shooter that lacks the sharp hooks of a true-to-form live-service game. I imagine this dynamic will remain much the same in the wake of the game’s latest expansion, which adds the game’s first new … Read more

Three Idols, Splatfest Confirmed, And More Revealed

Three Idols, Splatfest Confirmed, And More Revealed

Image: Nintendo Nintendo opened the floodgates today and unleashed a torrent of information about it upcoming party shooter, Splatoon 3. In addition to revealing 12 new maps, a Wednesday Direct also showcased new weapons, personal lockers, and shops galore. Splatfests are also confirmed, with three idols at the helm this time around. It was a … Read more

Microsoft Xbox, Sony PlayStation, Nintendo: Video game earnings round-up

Microsoft Xbox, Sony PlayStation, Nintendo: Video game earnings round-up

A gamer plays on Sony’s Playstation 5 console at his home in Seoul. Yelim Lee | AFP via Getty Images The giants of the video game world saw their sales slide in the second quarter, as the initial tailwinds from the Covid pandemic faded. In the three months ended June, Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo each … Read more

What’s in the Johnny Depp Documents? The Out-of-Touch Adults’ Guide to Kid Culture

What’s in the Johnny Depp Documents?  The Out-of-Touch Adults’ Guide to Kid Culture

Photo: BAKOUNINE (Shutterstock) This week’s Out-of-Touch Adults’ Guide features a grab-bag of unrelated nonsense from the world of young people culture, including an info-dump of salacious material in the seemingly endless imbroglio between Amber Heard and Johnny Depp, a look into the Minecraft musical theater community, and a viral video from the Dawn of Time … Read more

‘Stray’ Cat Video Game Being Used To Raise Money For Animal Shelters

‘Stray’ Cat Video Game Being Used To Raise Money For Animal Shelters

NEW YORK (AP) — The virtual cat hero from the new video game sensation “Stray” doesn’t just wind along rusted pipes, leap over unidentified sludge and decode clues in a seemingly abandoned city. The daring orange tabby is helping real world cats as well. Thanks to online fundraising platforms, gamers are playing “Stray” while streaming … Read more

Digimon Survive Is A Painfully Boring TRPG

Digimon Survive Is A Painfully Boring TRPG

The kids aren’t alright.Image: Witch Craft Co., Ltd. / Hyde Digimon Survive, the new video game made in celebration of the anime’s 25th anniversary, attempts to juggle being both a visual novel and a tactical role-playing game. The result is a slog of a game that’s 70 percent visual novel, 20 percent tactical role-playing game, … Read more

Lawyer To Pay Activision For Not Playing Call Of Duty

Lawyer To Pay Activision For Not Playing Call Of Duty

Uh, say what now?Image: Infinity Ward A lawsuit against Activision Blizzard was dismissed last month because, according to a judge in the Southern California District Court where the complaint was brought, the plaintiffs didn’t play enough Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare to make an informed case against the maligned publisher. For once in Activision Blizzard’s … Read more

The Best Steam Deck Games Of 2022

The Best Steam Deck Games Of 2022

Image: Valve / FromSoftware / Square Enix / No Matter Studio / Kotaku The Steam Deck, Valve’s mega-powerful mini-PC, only arrived this year, and while there are many reasons to check out one of the most exciting pieces of gaming hardware available today, the amount of great, hassle-free games available on the device is proof … Read more

Halo 2’s ‘Impossible’ $20,000 Challenge Finally Conquered

Halo 2’s ‘Impossible’ ,000 Challenge Finally Conquered

Screenshots: Bungie / IGDB They said it was impossible and, for nearly two decades, that seemed to be the case. But last night, a streamer named Jervalin beat Halo 2‘s “LASO deathless” challenge, earning a cool $20,000 in the process. Talk about finishing the fight. Let’s rewind. Earlier this summer, the YouTuber Charles “Cr1tikal” White … Read more