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Game Developers Say They're Preparing For PSN Name Changes

As PlayStation users across the world wonder whether they’ll ever get to change their names from (or to) xx_gokusephiroth420_xx, the option now seems closer than ever. Developers of multiplayer games tell Kotaku that they’re preparing for PlayStation Network name changes to finally come soon.Read more… Source: Kotaku | Game Developers Say They're Preparing For PSN …

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Blizzard Is Changing Overwatch's Pharah, But Some Players Aren't On Board

Time takes its toll on us all, but especially on fictional heroes who exist in constantly updating video games. Theirs is the greatest plight of all, as exemplified by Overwatch’s master of the skies, Pharah. Pharah is just fine—some might even say perfect, if they are me—but she’s about to be hit with a rocket…Read …

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Multi-Console Emulator Now Runs On Hacked Switches

RetroArch is a homebrew program that combines a ton of different gaming emulators into a single, relatively sleek package. Development on it began in 2010, with version 1.0 releasing in 2014. Several updates later, today the people behind it released the latest version, which can run on hacked Nintendo Switches.Read more… Source: Kotaku | Multi-Console …

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Cloud Saves Will Last Six Months After A Switch Online Subscription Ends

When Nintendo Switch Online launched last week, subscribers gained the ability to finally back up their save files. One question remained, though: what would happen if the subscription lapsed? Nintendo’s original support page FAQ was vague on the matter, but today the company confirmed they’ll last for six months.Read more… Source: Kotaku | Cloud Saves …

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Ex-Telltale Developers Share Alternate Walking Dead Endings And Other Gags

Telltale is no more, and its smoldering remains are being sued for failing to give hundreds of employees adequate notice or compensation. There’s a faint glimmer of a silver lining, though. Ex-employees have been sharing odds and ends from their time at Telltale, and now they’ve gotten to the primo stuff: the goofs.Read more… Source: …

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Here's October 2018's Xbox Live Games With Gold Lineup

Xbox announced October’s Games with Gold lineup during its Inside Xbox presentation this afternoon. I’m excited to see Hitman: Blood Money because it’s a chance to play some Hitman before I get to play more Hitman next month. As always, these games are only “free” if you have an active Xbox Live Gold subscription.Read more… …

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Fans And Developers Are Torn About Whether The Walking Dead Games Should Continue

Today, what’s left of Telltale Games following mass layoffs on Friday released episode two of The Walking Dead: The Last Season. It’s good, and while it would take the series out on a high note, many fans are ambivalent about whatever comes next.Read more… Source: Kotaku | Fans And Developers Are Torn About Whether The …

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Total War Game Gets Review Bombed On Steam Over Women Generals

Over the past 24 hours, strategy game Total War: Rome II has picked up over 350 new negative reviews, triggering Steam’s graph-based review bomb alert system. The reason? A controversy surrounding women generals that appears to be largely contrived.Read more… Source: Kotaku | Total War Game Gets Review Bombed On Steam Over Women Generals

Let’s Go Through Everything That Happened In Spider-Man PS4

When players aren’t caught up in solving random crimes, performing optional missions or basking in the sheer joy of swinging around Insomniac’s New York City, Spider-Man for the PS4 tells a classic Spidey tale that shouldn’t be missed. In case you are missing it, here’s what happens.Read more… Source: Kotaku | Let’s Go Through Everything …

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Completionist Speedruns Of Final Fantasy VII Are No Joke

In September of last year, Caleb Hart first streamed a completionist run of Final Fantasy VII. The PS1-era JRPG is notoriously involved, filled with hyper-difficult extra bosses and complicated sidequests. When it released in 1997 it shocked people by being too big to fit on one disc, instead requiring three. In…Read more… Source: Kotaku | …

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