Creative Exec for Assassin’s Creed and other games quits

Creative Exec for Assassin’s Creed and other games quits

Picture: Ubisoft Ubisoft’s Chief Creative Officer, Igor Manceauwill quit next month after just one year in that position with the troubled Assassin’s Creed publisher, the company announced internally on Thursday. According to a message to staff from CEO Yves Guillemotthe move comes as part of a larger change in how some of the creative departments … Read more

Gotham Knight’s PC Port trailer looks better than 2015’s Misfire

Gotham Knight’s PC Port trailer looks better than 2015’s Misfire

Gif: Warner Bros. / Kotaku Warner Bros. just released a new trailer to tell you how beautiful Gotham Knights will be on your PC, as if to assure everyone that this time it will get the PC version right. Back in 2015, the publisher’s PC port of Batman: Arkham Knight was so famously bad that … Read more

Take-Two Ditches Outriders developer’s latest action adventure

Take-Two Ditches Outriders developer’s latest action adventure

Screenshot: People can fly Developer People Can Fly has just received another blow of bad news. After learning that earlier this year the studio didn’t see a penny of profit Outriders during 2021, it has now been revealed that Rockstar and 2K Games’ parent company Take-Two have made it clear that they intend to abandon … Read more

E3 returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center in June

E3 returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center in June

Photo: ESA Despite cancellations previous years and the general uncertainty about its future, the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) has just announced that the E3 gaming expo will return to the Los Angeles Convention Center as a live event next year. So if you want to brave throngs of sweaty gamers to catch a glimpse of … Read more

YouTuber admits to being game industry leaker gets caught

YouTuber admits to being game industry leaker gets caught

Picture: Ubisoft / Dan Allen Gaming / Kotaku It turns out that 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 thing after precisely teasing which … Read more

Resident Evil 4 Remake launches on PS4, but not Xbox One

Resident Evil 4 Remake launches on PS4, but not Xbox One

Screenshot: Capcom/Kotaku Well, here’s a bit of a surprise: The new Resident Evil 4 remake – out next year – is in development for PS4. We knew it was coming to next-gen machines, but now it’s also on its way to Sony’s older home console. However, it looks like this remake will skip the Xbox … Read more

Square Enix Switch Game Literally Just Called ‘Various Daylife’

Square Enix Switch Game Literally Just Called ‘Various Daylife’

Picture: Square Enix Octopath Traveler. Triangle strategy. They prophesied. These are just a few of Square Enix’s weirder game titles. But today is Final Fantasy publisher reminded the world of one of its all-time greats: Various daily life. The iOS JRPG now has a Switch port. It came out today and it’s still called, well, … Read more

Square Enix shuts down the worst PS5 game of the year

Square Enix shuts down the worst PS5 game of the year

Picture: Square Enix / Platinum games Today, publisher Square Enix and developer Platinum Games finally did what everyone had predicted from the start: they announced Fall of Babylon be closed within the first year. While I’m hardly surprised, it’s still unfortunate. People paid $60 for this game just half a year ago, and less than … Read more

PlayStation Plus members can find Deathloop, other great games

PlayStation Plus members can find Deathloop, other great games

Picture: Bethesda Sony just announced its September lineup of games for its subscription service yesterday, and it’s pretty packed. PS Plus members will be able to download Arkane’s stylish immersive sim Deathloop, as well as older crowd-pleasers such as Assassin’s Creed Origins and Watchdogs 2. At the other end of the budget spectrum, India Chicory … Read more

FIFA 23 accidentally sold for six cents, EA honors the mistake

FIFA 23 accidentally sold for six cents, EA honors the mistake

Picture: EA Sports FIFA 23 is currently on pre-order around the world and is supposed to be a full-price retail release, but in a certain market at a certain store, customers can get one hell of a deal. Last month, anyone browsing the Epic Games Store in India would have seen that while the standard … Read more