Marvel’s Avengers Will Die With Spider-Man Stuck On PlayStation

Picture: Wonder / Crystal Dynamics Late last week, Square Enix announced that its beleaguered Live service game 2020, Marvel’s Avengerswill no longer receive new content or major updates after March 31. And all official support for the game will end September 30, 2023, with digital sales also ending on that date. While you can still … Read more

Square Enix Blockbuster Touts Bogus Accolades In Launch Trailer

Screenshot: Square-Enix All about preparing for the release of the prophesiedSquare Enix’s big new open-world action RPG, was a discreet disorder. But you wouldn’t know that from the launch trailer, which stays upbeat about modern-day magical adventure by taking a bunch of words out of context and turning them into misleading braces. “That the prophesied … Read more

The Min Specs For Some PC Games Are Getting Out Of Control

Square-Enix the prophesied requires a LOT of RAMPicture: Square-Enix For the past few years, the minimum amount of RAM you’d need to play the latest PC games has been around 8-16GB. Unless you’re talking about some very weird outliers, which are both also games from or appearing on the PlayStation 5. Last month we learned … Read more

Inflation hits gaming hard, 2022 global games revenues drop over $8 billion

2022 hasn’t been the best year for video game revenue, a new report from analyst firm Newzoo suggests. 3 SEE THE GALLERY – 3 IMAGES From 2020 to 2021, pandemic-related spending drove record revenues at the big three in gaming (Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo) and various publishers like Activision-Blizzard, Take-Two Interactive and Electronic Arts. However, in … Read more

Sonic Co-Creator Charged Over Illegal Final Fantasy Stock

Photo: Kevin Winter (Getty Images) Last month, the legendary Sonic the Hedgehog co-creator was arrested for allegedly buying stock in a development studio before its involvement in a dragon quest the game was announcement. A month later, he was arrested a second time for allegedly buying shares in a company that had to work on … Read more

The Best (And Worst) Video Game Names Of 2022

Image: Shutterstock/Image Square Enix/XSEED/Kotaku/duringelallera (Shutterstock) The line between an amazing video game name and a terrible name is nebulous. Some game names try so hard that they keep coming back and getting good, even if they’re objectively bad. Some game names are only good as long as they use cool words, but the vibe screams, … Read more

Square Enix Abandons Chocobo Racing Game 9 Months After Launch

A game not included on orr list of majors 2022 games that died this year was Square Enix’s kart racer, CU of chocobos. There’s a reason for that, as it will remain playable for the foreseeable future. However, as Square Enix announced on December 21, the game is effectively dead now because “no other large-scale … Read more

Without Pokémon, 2022 Would Have Been A Sad Year For Switch

Image: Jim Cooke (G/O Media) / Kotaku Pokémon saved the Switch in 2022, which was also the year that the console officially started to feel old. As we approach the Switch’s sixth anniversary, it feels like Nintendo’s innovative hybrid gaming device has finally peaked and is now on the decline. Missing features and poor online … Read more

The Worst Games Of 2022 According To Metacritic

Another year in the books. Or ebooks. Or TikTok. I do not know. I’m older now, so I can’t keep up with all of your cutting-edge accounting gadgets and tools. What I do know is that this year is almost over. So now we can look to Metacritic to see what game critics have collectively … Read more

The Next, And ‘Biggest’ Tomb Raider To Be Delivered By Amazon

Screenshot: Crystal Dynamics / Kotaku To really speed things up, it’s just been announced that Amazon Games is set to release the next grave robber Thu. Next Square Enix’s retreat from the Western Frontand the sale of developer Crystal Dynamics and the grave robber license itself, there was no telling what might happen to Lara’s … Read more