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Street Fighter Alpha Expert Destroys The Game's Cooperative Battle Mode By Himself

Desk, one of the most creative and technically gifted combo video creators in the fighting game community, has outdone himself with his latest project. Controlling both Ryu and Ken in Street Fighter Alpha’s Dramatic Battle mode, using one hand for each character, he beats the snot out of devilish dictator M. Bison and…Read more… Source: …

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Report: Nintendo Will Fix Broken Joy-Cons For Free, Refund Prior Repairs

Following continued reports that the Nintendo Switch’s Joy-Con controllers are “drifting”, a Vice story today claims that Nintendo is instructing its customer service representatives to repair the controllers for free, no questions asked. And anyone who has previously paid to get one repaired will now be refunded.Read more… Source: Kotaku | Report: Nintendo Will Fix …

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A PC, Xbox One, PS4 And Nintendo Switch, All In The One System

The quickest, easiest and most horrifically expensive way to end the console wars forever would be to simply put every major platform on the market in 2019—including a powerful gaming PC—in the one box. And that’s exactly what this one box does.Read more… Source: Kotaku | A PC, Xbox One, PS4 And Nintendo Switch, All …

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GTA Online's New Casino Is Great Even If You Aren't Rich

Grand Theft Auto Online’s casino update went live today. The Diamond Casino & Resort update adds a large list of new content, including new missions, cars, clothing options, and activities, making it one of the largest updates in GTA Online in some time. Players worried about how pricey this update would be might be…Read more… …

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Blood Pact Does 'Sexy Succubus BDSM Game' The Right Way

I quite enjoyed Fifty Shades of Grey, in the way anyone enjoys trashy novels: secretly and shamefully, with the kind of guilty glee you feel when you eat a whole box of chocolates just because they were there. But its depiction of BDSM in a relationship is incredibly flawed.Read more… Source: Kotaku | Blood Pact …

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Samurai Shodown Competitor Shows Off By Dropping His Character's Sword, Gets Wrecked

Samurai Shodown is a brutal fighting game, where matches often hinge on landing one good attack. That said, Samurai Shodown also gives players a few cheap ways to mercilessly style on an unsuspecting foe, one example of which blew up spectacularly in a competitor’s face during a major United Kingdom tournament last…Read more… Source: Kotaku …

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Super Mario Maker 2: The Kotaku Review

There’s more to Super Mario Maker 2 than just making Mario. It’s got a story mode, for instance, plus online and local multiplayer for groups of four. But the level editor is still the star of the show. Making one’s own Mario levels remains a joy, and Mario Maker 2 is designed to bring out …

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Epic's Founder Explains Why The Company Is Going So Hard On Exclusives

There are a lot of PC gamers, accustomed to buying and playing their games on Steam, who are not exactly happy at the way Epic’s new store has come in and started buying up exclusives. In response to this, Epic founder Tim Sweeney has outlined in a lengthy Twitter thread exactly why his company is …

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Red Dead Online Players Escape Game World, Find Beautiful Desert Paradise

Did you know it’s possible to escape the game boundary of Red Dead Online? It’s tough, but if you find just the right spot, and do just the right thing, you can squeeze outside Rockstar’s limits. And when you do, what awaits on the other side is beautiful.Read more… Source: Kotaku | Red Dead Online …

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Judgment: The Kotaku Review

Yakuza 6 closed the book on the story of fabled gangster Kazuma Kiryu, but Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio’s relentless release schedule cannot be stopped. While we know the developer is capable of different (and brilliant) things—see Binary Domain—they’ve decided to stick with the Yakuza formula in all but name with their…Read more… Source: Kotaku | …

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Devil May Cry's Switch Port Is A Janky But Faithful Reprint

It’s strange to play the original Devil May Cry in 2019. You can see the places where it was going to be the next Resident Evil before it became a brand new franchise. The Nintendo Switch port, released today, is a delicious piece of gaming history. While there are some rough edges and arguably better …

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I Asked The Localization Director of Yakuza and Judgment To Tell Me A Bedtime Story

On the last night of E3 2019, as I teetered on the precipice of rest, I talked to Scott Strichart, localization director of the Yakuza series and Judgment—which is out today, by the way. He —came to my hotel room in Los Angeles for the most last-second interview possible.Read more… Source: Kotaku | I Asked …

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