Archive | kotakucore

You Can’t Actually Buy Your Way Out Of Mortal Kombat 11’s Grind

Mortal Kombat 11 is getting slammed over its supposed equipment grind and the perceived greed of its microtransactions; user-submitted reviews on Steam and Metacritic have been poor. In these reviews, as well as in comments and on social media, fans have complained about the slow pace of earning rewards through…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

Continue Reading

God’s Trigger Is A Hotline Miami-Style Shooter That’s Better With A Buddy

A demon and an angel need to kill lots of people to stop Armageddon. That’s the premise of God’s Trigger, a gory top-down shooter whose slick combat and interesting levels help make it more than just another Hotline Miami wannabe.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

Continue Reading

Arcade Setups Keep The Dream Of Competitive Darkstalkers 3 Alive

The fighting game extravaganza MIXUP returns for its third year this weekend in Lyon, France. While it’ll showcase tournaments in all the current major games like Street Fighter V, Tekken 7, and Dragon Ball FighterZ, it’ll also be home to a number of more niche side events, including one for the beloved Capcom arcade…Read more… […]

Continue Reading

Even In Early Access, Dreams Is An Impressive Showcase Of Creativity

The breathtaking painting above is called “Demon’s Penance.” It was created by artist Tomasz Mrozinski using tools included within Media Molecule’s Dreams, released this week in early access for the PlayStation 4. I’ve been staring at it for hours. It’s one of the dozens of games, musical arrangements, sculptures,…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

Continue Reading

Dear Overwatch, Let Me Ride The Motorcycle

Earlier this week, when Blizzard introduced Overwatch’s latest co-op mission, Storm Rising, the teaser trailer featured Tracer on a motorcycle. It was accompanied by the tagline “Chase the truth.” When I logged in to try out the mission today, I was immediately greeted by a screen of Tracer on a motorcycle. I started…Read more… Continue […]

Continue Reading

Pepsi Considered Defending Gamers With A Billboard In Space

Imagine looking into the calm night sky and, in the foreground of a galaxy of shimmering stars, seeing a confrontational space advertisement demanding justice for gamers. Last weekend, the website Futurism reported that PepsiCo recently considered launching an “orbital billboard” in space to promote its campaign… Read more…

Continue Reading

Epic Games Is Spending $500,000 Just So Competitive Fortnite Players Can Practice

It’s a light weekend for esports, save for Epic Games’ Fortnite World Cup Warm Up. It’s a two-day mini-tournament which, because it’s Fortnite, will nevertheless include a $500,000 prize divided up among hundreds of winners.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

Continue Reading

Super Dragon Ball Heroes: World Mission Is A Very Japanese Card Game

Super Dragon Ball Heroes is an incredibly popular Japanese arcade trading card game. Players buy physical cards featuring Dragon Ball heroes and villains, form a team of seven and deploy them in battles via a specialized arcade cabinet. Super Dragon Ball Heroes: World Mission for Nintendo Switch and Steam is the same…Read more… Continue Reading […]

Continue Reading

New Windows Game Bar Does Spotify, Friends And Memes

The Game Bar is what pops up when someone presses the Windows key plus G while playing a game on a Windows PC, giving quick access to screenshot, capture, and streaming tools. Now it does a bit more: Friends lists, messaging, Spotify access and the ability to drop funny text on screenshots. Or just regular […]

Continue Reading