The director of the Elden Ring turns to escape Tarkov for inspiration

Image: Battlestate Games / FromSoftware / Kotaku It seems that Elden Ring Director Hidetaka Miyazaki and I share an affinity for the same kind of game: Export stemers. (I always knew he had good taste). In a recent interview, the award-winning director said he was not a fan of the other Escape from Tarkov and, … Read more

Tales of Symphonia Switch Remaster Is A Bummer, Devs Apologize

Image: Bandai Namco Tales of Symphonia is one of the best entries in the long term Tales JRPG series, and one of the most outstanding games in the Nintendo GameCube’s otherwise short-lived and patchy library. Of course, longtime fans and newcomers alike were excited to see the cult classic get a remaster for the Switch. … Read more

Baldur’s Gate 3 Xbox version delayed due to Splitscreen issues

Screenshot: Larian Studios Yesterday, Larian Studios announced Baldur’s Gate III it will come to PS5 on the same day as the PC version leaves Early Access. It looked like an exclusivity deal might be keeping it off the Xbox, but the developers say that’s not the case. So what’s the wait? Help the co-op RPG … Read more

Elden Ring sells 20 million copies, makes excellent point

Image: Elden Ring It was was announced earlier today this Elden RingFromSoftware’s Game of the Year 2022 for many people (including most of the staff on this site), has been sold 20 million copies worldwide since its launch a year ago. this is one lot. You may be wondering why I am pointing this out … Read more

Paper Mario-Like Game Dev Yanks His Own Legal Fight Offline Game

Image: Conradical Games The Outbound Ghost is a charming turn-based adventure RPG that has garnered hype on social media thanks to its cute combination of The Legend of Zelda, Paper Marioand Undertale Engineering. The paper mache game was released on Steam in late 2022, but if you search there now, you won’t find anything due … 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

Nintendo’s GBA emulation for Switch Online is amazing

Image: Nintendo Last week full of Nintendo Direct surprisesalongside the sweeping announcement that Metroid Prime it was finally remastered for the Switch, came the fantastic news that Nintendo Switch Online’s previously insignificant offerings have now been bolstered by the inclusion of Game Boy, Game Boy Pocket and Game Boy Color games. Meanwhile, for those who … Read more