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The folks over at Nintendo have just gone live with their latest Direct presentation. This time around, they will focus entirely on Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, and promise to reveal fifty details about the title that set it apart from its handheld counte ...
The PlayStation 4 is set to receive the big “Masamune” update very soon, as Sony America and Europe confirmed today that PS4 firmware update 2.00 will go live on Tuesday, October 28. We should also see the PlayStation smartphone app and PlayStation Vita/TV getting updated around the same time. Here’s an overview of everything included in firmware update 2.
It’s Friday in Destiny-land and that means it’s time for another edition of “Where in the Tower is Xur?” More importantly it’s time for Guardians to find out what new exotic items are on the menu for this weekend, and whether or not those weapons/armor will be able to help them in their ongoing quest.
By Christopher Livingston on October 23rd, 2014 at 10:00 pm. Games with permadeath — wherein you start over completely when you die — provide certain stakes to a gaming session. Rather than reloading your last save after you die, you lose all your gear, you lose all your progress, and you essentially lose all the time you’ve spent playing up to that point.
Nintendo detailed 54 features of its November 21-due Super Smash Bros. for Wii U during a Nintendo Direct broadcast this evening. Catch a replay of the Direct and the list of features below. 1) Default Fighter Line-Up More than 40 fighters to choose from right from the beginning. Additional characters are, of course, unlockable. The move set of each fighter is the same across Wii U and 3DS.
Satya Nadella took the opportunity to once again reaffirm their position regarding Xbox in their Q1 fiscal year 2015 earnings report. Along the way, he tried to emphasize the connections it has with all their other products. Gaming is the one category that we’ve said we’ll invest in it for its own sake in driving enterprise value.
Last night, Level|Up Series held their second Ultra Street Fighter IV grudge match during Wednesday Night Fights. Online personality Low Tier God, only a few weeks out from his loss to Alex Myers, decided to test another Southern California player. This time, however, the player was Jay “Viscant” Snyder of BROKENTIER, a longtime competitor who is no stranger to big matches.
PS4 2.0 Update Release Date Announced 24 October, 2014 The PS4′s much vaunted 2.0 system update finally has a release date. The PS4′s 2.0 firmware update, dubbed Masamune, will be available to download from 28 October. PS4′s next software update, Masamune, will be available on 10/28. Includes Share Play, USB Music player, and more! pic.twitter.
By Rich Stanton on October 23rd, 2014 at 5:00 pm. Shinji Mikami, the director of The Evil Within (TEW), directed both Resident Evil and Resident Evil 4 when at Capcom. It was always clear from TEW’s title that this in some way marked a return to those roots, but about halfway through I started thinking that someone at Capcom had really pissed Mikami off.
Wasting little time after word began spreading yesterday that Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas might get a re-release on the Xbox 360, Rockstar has officially confirmed the news themselves, revealing that a remastered version of the game is heading to the platform this weekend through Games on Demand.
While Sumo Digital took over development of LittleBigPlanet 3 from Media Molecule, the previous LBP developer offered up their help in the game’s early stages, with Design Director Damian Hosen telling MCV that they were in “regular contact.” Thanks to this “valuable” dialogue between the two studios, Hosen says Sumo learned about how Media Molecule set very clear targets and ...
Not even Destiny’s record-breaking launch could dethrone Warframe as the #1 most-downloaded PlayStation 4 game. As part of their press release for the upcoming Archwing update, Warframe developer Digital Extremes said the free-to-play title has surpassed 12 million registered users worldwide on all platforms, and “is the most downloaded game on the PlayStation 4.
Since its return for a second season of content, Killer Instinct has not been afraid to shake up the status quo. Developer Iron Galaxy Studios has added both new mechanics and old faces to the Microsoft Studios fighter, creating a product that feels familiar even while the series wanders into uncharted territory.
PS4 system update 2.00 launches next Tuesday PlayStation 4's big fall update finally dated. PlayStation 4 system update 2.00 will launch next Tuesday, October 28, So ...
Meet the head of the Kuremi Detective Agency. The latest Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth media blast details Kyoko Kuremi, head of the Kuremi Detective Agency which the protagonist joins, sub-quests, and more. Get the details below. Kyoko Kuremi, the Female Detective The protagonist doesn’t have a body but is a part of the real world.
While we’ve been given bits and pieces of information about the new tools Ultra Street Fighter IV’s cast will have in Omega Mode since it was first announced, Capcom-Unity just went live with their very first official breakdown of the changes it will include, straight from producer Tomoaki Ayano.
Level|Up Series returns tonight with the opening installment of The Runback’s fourth 2014 season, broadcasting from Super Arcade in Walnut, California. Much like previous events, some of SoCal’s best will be coming together to compete in returning titles Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Killer Instinct, Yatagarasu Attack on Cataclysm, Persona 4 Arena Ultimax, Under Night In-Birth ...
For many fans Civilization is their go to 4X game, and for the last four years they've been chugging along nicely ruling their empires in the fifth installment of Sid Meier's Civilization building masterpiece. Now for the first time since Alpha Centauri, the 4X kings have taken a turn back into the Scifi world.
In a new MLB 14: The Show video, Sony makes a prediction that the San Fransisco Giants will be the winner of the 2014 MLB World Series. For those of you who don’t know, the World Series is already underway, with the San Fransisco Giants locked in competition with the Kansas City Royals. Both teams have already won a single game each, and game three will be happening tomorrow.
PC and console version stretch goals included. Plantago Games, in partnership with Awesome Japan, have launched a Kickstarter campaign for Soul Knights, a new Japanese strategy RPG for smartphones, and potentially consoles and PC, from a team of developers that worked on Disgaea, Final Fantasy, Z.H.P., Summon Night, Shakugan no Shana, and The Guided Fate Paradox.
Current Performance Review of iPhone 6 Among Users
Since it has announced and introduced to the market, there have been so many questions amongst the iPhone lovers. One of the things which the people are worried about is its perfor ...
Have You Played: Miasmata?
By Alec Meer on October 24th, 2014 at 3:30 pm. If only they’d called it ‘Guerilla Botany’ instead. So much easier to remember/spell. Miasmata never enjoyed the degree of attenti ...
“New additions” to Guardians of the Galaxy 2 teased
The whole gang are coming back, too. ...
Outlast 2 confirmed to be in development
Red Barrels Games’ co-founder Philippe Morin has confirmed the studio is currently developing Outlast 2, the sequel to its first-person survival horror game.
Outlast 2 Confirmed to be in Development, Will “Need a Little Bit of Time” Before It Ships
With Outlast proving to be a massive success for studio Red Barrels, some might be wondering what’s next for the developer now that Outlast and its DLC are already out. Well, now we know.
When did Nintendo videos get this funny ⊟
I don’t know how...
When did Nintendo videos get this funny ⊟ I don’t know how Nintendo did it — maybe the company has been working on its humor game with a training montage on the DL — but this video promoting Smash Br.
New ‘Gears of War’ Hopes To ‘Get Back’ To Series Roots
The first Gears of War game was a breath of fresh air for early adopters of the Xbox 360. The hotly anticipated third-person shooter was a technical showcase for its time, and was ...
Today's selection of articles from Kotaku's reader-run community: Senran Kagura: Shinovi Versus: The
Today's selection of articles from Kotaku's reader-run community: Senran Kagura: Shinovi Versus: The TAY Review • Love for Level-5 • Rockmandash Reviews: ef - a fairy tale of the two [Visual Novel.
Wii U can use two GameCube adapters for 8 player Smash
Last night during Nintendo’s big Super Smash Bros. presentation, 8 player Smash was finally revealed as a confirmed feature for the upcoming game. This led many people to wonder w ...
Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth Available Now
Developer Firaxis Games and 2K announced that Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth is now available on Steam. About The Game Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth is a new sci ...
ca.ign.com - 2 readers - North American players are invited to venture into The Void.
eurogamer.net - 1 readers, 163 Tweets - A new PlayStation Network ad uses what is unmistakably the font from the upcoming Xbox One-exclusive action game Sunset Overdrive. Sunset Overdrive's offi…
news.yahoo.com - 1 readers - Old GameCube race course remastered in Wii U game's first DLC add-on pack.
gamespot.com - 1 readers, 142 Tweets - Take a look at one of the new vehicles coming in next month's Zelda-themed DLC pack.
eurogamer.net - 1 readers, 151 Tweets - UPDATE 22/10/14 1.15pm Watch how Nintendo has updated Yoshi Circuit for Mario Kart 8 in our new track comparison video, which shows off the Wii U version al…
examiner.com - 1 Tweets - The Assassin's Creed franchise has cycled through a number of iconic main characters since its debut in 2007.
deadspin.com - 5 Tweets - A baseball season is long enough that any successful team will invariably slump, break out of it, and with hindsight be able to point to the year's largely symbolic turning point. For the Royals' narrative, that turning point was the clubhouse valiantly overcoming its crippling addiction to mobile gaming.
kotaku.com - 41 Tweets - I am a long-time fan of the Fatal Frame survival horror series—despite my aversion to scary things. And while I'll be the first to agree the franchise has had its ups and downs, the series' Wii U debut, Fatal Frame V, is a solid outing for the series.
joystiq.com - 11 Tweets - An Amiibo figure slated to launch alongside Super Smash Bros. for Wii U next month will also be compatible with the recently released Wii U brawler Hyrule
lifehacker.com - 403 Tweets - Sometimes you need to get into a computer without knowing the password. Perhaps you've forgotten yours, or perhaps you're up to no good. Either way, it's actually pretty easy to do, provided your victim hasn't taken the necessary precautions. Click one of the links below to find out how to do it on either a Windows PC or a Mac, and how to preven...
kotaku.com - 39 Tweets - These Pokemon are the work of designer and illustrator Daniel Mackey. If your first thought is that they look like something Finn would take a swing at, you're not alone, that's exactly what I was thinking as well.
gawker.com - 209 Tweets - If you see a man sporting permanent stubble, it is appropriate to assume that he has character flaws that are very grave.
cbssports.com - 133 Tweets - An addiction to the video game "Clash of Clans" almost derailed the Royals' season back in July.
lifehacker.com - 36 Tweets - If you've ever been convinced by a salesperson that you truly wanted a product, done something too instinctively, or made choices that seemed entirely out of character, then you've had an idea planted in your mind. Here's how it's done.
gizmodo.com - 269 Tweets - It's time to put your affairs in order. And yet—you're still not ready to let go. Totally understandable! And fortunately for you, you don't have to. It's all thanks to the alarming number of services just waiting to turn your dearly departed remains into the latest accessory, utensil, or pastime. May you rest in peace--on your loved ones' desks...