Yakuza creators are on the rise throughout the gaming industry

We here at Kotaku get lots of advice via email. Some are spam, some are error-filled hate mail, and some are serious allegations that require serious investigation. So it’s refreshing when something comes along that just points us towards something cool and cool, as was the case with a recent slay-the-house-down-boots fashion tip Like A … 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

How to get the Gravity Suit in Metroid Prime Remastered

Image: Nintendo/Kotaku Nintendo’s new Metroid Prime Remastered—physical copies of the Switch game released on February 22nd, if you could catch one-has many material inside this. As you guide the steadfast bounty hunter Samus Aran around the winding planet of Tallon IV, you’ll pick up some of these, valuable upgrades and changes to her powerful space … Read more

Metroid Prime Remastered is selling out, fetching $100+ on eBay

Photo: Kotaku / Nintendo Earlier this month, Metroid Prime Remastered was announced and released digitally on Nintendo Switch. It’s really good and a perfect example of how to remaster an old game. However, it was not physically available until yesterday, February 22nd. And, well, it’s not physically available yet, as people are reporting that stores … 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

Tears Of The Kingdom artbook leaks early

Image: Nintendo The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom isn’t due out until May 12th, which means fans who are heavily invested in the game’s lore and secrets have three months to avoid (what they’ll probably think are) spoilers in front of them. The collector’s edition of the game comes with a 204-page art … 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

Yoko Taro’s new game turns Sega Classics into Waifus

Taro is heavy on the brain.Image: Sega / Kotaku Today, Sega revealed the trailer for its new mobile gaming partnership with Nier and Drakengard creator of the Yoko Taro series. As is tradition for any Taro collaboration, this game’s elevator pitch has the weird twists that only Taro’s mind can devise: a gacha game that … Read more

Resident Evil 4 Remake’s Raingate, Explained

This is the rain in question. What do you think;Gif: Game Informer / Capcom / Kotaku First, there was Spidermanthe infamous Puddlegate. Then there were its not-so-watery streets Cyberpunk 2077. Now it looks like the next watery controversy for video game fans involves the heavy rain seen in some early gameplay of Resident Evil 4 … Read more

Resident Evil 4 Remake Adds Sidequests, Makes Other Changes

Leon can, in fact, block the costs of Chainsaw Man (Capcom version). Unfortunately, it comes at a price.Screenshot: Capcom/Kotaku In a new Game Informer cover, Capcom detailed some of the changes the long-awaited remake had Resident Evil 4 makes the original horror game hugely influential. One of the most important changes coming to RE4 The … Read more