YouTuber Confesses To Being Gaming Industry Leaker, Gets Caught

Image: Ubisoft / Dan Allen Gaming / Kotaku It turns out a Twitter account called TheRealInsider, the latest in a crop of leakers posing as gaming industry insiders, was actually run by YouTuber Dan Allen Gaming. The account had convinced many in the scene that it was the real deal after accurately teasing which new … Read more

Splatoon 3’s Terrible Online Is Inexcusable Now, Nintendo

Screenshots: Nintendo Be gentle with me, I’ve been in purgatory. By which I mean, I’ve been playing a lot of Splatoon 3 multiplayer lately, and having unlocked level 10, the ink shooter finally let me glide my way into its quirky ranked modes. Anarchy Battles, as these competitive modes are called, are a good timeā€”if … Read more

Splatoon 3’s Most-Hated Gun Needs To Go, Players Say

Oh great, here’s this jerk using the gun.Image: Nintendo/Kotaku With Splatoon 3 finally out on Nintendo Switch, folks have no doubt tried their hands at a variety of the game’s eclectic weapons. There are plenty to check out, from the classic rapid-firing Splattershot Jr. to newer weapons like the quick-slashing Splatana (which has quickly become … Read more

Shigeru Miyamoto Accidentally Trolled Nintendo Direct Fans

Screenshots: Nintendo/Kotaku Tuesday’s Nintendo Direct was a much-hyped affair, with a whopping 40 minutes dedicated to the Japanese company’s portable console and its games. Now people kept their expectations somewhat in check for this, because Nintendo said that the event would largely focus on products coming out this holiday season. But that still leaves room … Read more

Nintendo Direct Zelda Announcement Rumors Intensify

Image: Nintendo Update [Fri 9th Sep, 2022 02:45 BST]: The rumored Nintendo Direct for the month of September could possibly be delayed. In a brief message on social media, GamesBeat managing editor Mike Minotti (who also happens to be the co-host of Jeff Grubb’s ‘Games Mess Decides’) mentioned how there’s a chance of the upcoming … Read more

Disney Dreamlight’s Scrooge McDuck Is Awful Next To Tom Nook

Screenshots: Gameloft / Kotaku Maybe you’ve rolled your eyes at the modern interpretation of Tom Nook, Animal Crossing‘s capitalist overlord. You know, the one where people try to say that it’s totally OK that he’s saddling you with crushing debt and perpetual house upgrades you don’t want, all while hand-waving away the fact that he … Read more

Best Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Games On Nintendo Systems

Image: Konami Dotemu and Tribute Games’ excellent Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge recently fired up our passion for the heroes in a half-shell in a way we haven’t felt for a long time. With the imminent release of Konami’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection, we’re getting ready to drown in another wave … Read more

25 Years Of GoldenEye 007 – 25 Facts You Didn’t Know (Or Forgot You Knew)

As you’ve probably noticed, GoldenEye 007 is now 25 years old and can legally hire a car in a foreign country. The influence of Rare’s seminal shooter on the FPS genre and console video gaming in general is enormous, and gamers have now been poring over it and picking apart its secrets for the last … Read more

A Review Of George Miller’s Three Thousand Years Of Longing

(from left) Tilda Swinton and Idris Elba in George Miller’s Three Thousand Years Of Longing.Photo: Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures It’s hard not to root for a film like Three Thousand Years Of Longing. George Miller has long been one of our more adventurous and tonally varied filmmakers, so his take on romantic fantasy is a … Read more