A shiny Pokémon can have a hidden competitive advantage

Screenshot: The Pokémon Company / Kotaku Shiny Pokémon are usually just a rare cosmetic anomaly, but a new addition Pokémon Scarlet and Violet may have some competitive advantage if you use a shiny variant: Tatsugiri. The combination of dragon- and water-type Pokémon has already made waves in the competitive scene due to its compatibility with … Read more

Shiny Hunting is about to get harder in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

Screenshot: The Pokémon Company / Kotaku Game Freak is rolling out another big update Pokémon Scarlet and Violet at the end of the month, and while some attention is paid to the infamous games performance issues, the solution the studio has come up with will radically change some aspects of the open world RPG. Specifically, … Read more

Everything you need to know about Marvel Snap’s Quantum Season

Image: Second Supper / Kotaku Another four weeks have already been marked, and Marvel Snap has entered its fifth season: Into The Quantum Realm. It came to coincide with this month’s release of the third Ant-Man film, Quantum mania, things are getting super youthful, with the ironically huge MODOK taking center stage. Ready to spend … Read more

Overwatch Just Nerfed Mercy Into The Ground

Display: Liudmila Chernetska (Getty Images) / Blizzard / Kotaku Overwatch 2 there’s been a ton of news and updates today, but the only thing anyone’s really talking about is a serious Mercy nerf. While some of the supporting characters like Lucio, Zenyatta, and Brigitte are excited, Mercy mains everywhere are definitely crying while reading the … Read more