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Welcome To The Thunder Dome, Overwatch Welcome To The Thunder Dome, Overwatch

Yan Liang is an artist from China who has given some of Overwatch’s stars a makeover.

The Week In Games: Cowboy Throne The Week In Games: Cowboy Throne

This week delivers a Disgaea port, a comedic kart racer, and the cowboy game that everyone’s been hollering about.

The Far Cry Series Needs To Let Things Break Again The Far Cry Series Needs To Let Things Break Again

Far Cry 2 was released on this day 10 years ago, so we thought it was appropriate to revisit what makes that game so special. This piece originally ran on April 9, 2018.

Circle Empires Is A Strategy Game That Forces You To Rely On Your Gut Circle Empires Is A Strategy Game That Forces You To Rely On Your Gut

Circle Empires forces me to constantly worry about merfolk shooting my troops with orbs. When it comes to dragons, I can deal. Zombies? No problem. But merfolk with orbs can hit my melee troops with an freezing attack, turning them into sitting ducks for the mer-archers. It’s a problem.

A Bloodborne Brawl In Soulcalibur VI

If you cannot get enough of the mind-bending antics of the Bloodborne universe, then now you have the chance to use Soulcalibur VI’s character creator to get your brawl on...good Hunter.

The closed beta for Valve’s digital card game Artifact has been delayed to November 19. PC Gamer reports that this announcement was delivered via email to those who had previously signed up for the beta. The game is still slated for release to the public on November 28.

'Shop Contest: Luigi Is Scared 'Shop Contest: Luigi Is Scared

We know that the ghost hunter Luigi is a spineless worm, so for this Halloween season I need you to show me what that big ole scaredy-cat is so afraid of.

Sunday Comics: Recruitment Decision Sunday Comics: Recruitment Decision

Hello! It’s time for Kotaku’s Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon.

A Free Horror Game Collection About Loss, Driving, And Candlekeeping A Free Horror Game Collection About Loss, Driving, And Candlekeeping

Noted indie horror game creator Kitty Horrorshow has released a new, free collection of horror games, and they make for a disturbing time.

Sif Is Cute In Dark Souls, Is Even Cuter In Animation Sif Is Cute In Dark Souls, Is Even Cuter In Animation

Dark Souls players know to respect Sif. After all, he carries a massive sword in his mouth and the mournful tale of his friend Artorias in his heart. But he’s also a big furry wolf who is extremely heckin’ cute.

Nice Shot! is an upcoming game where you play golf by shooting the ball with guns. It seems both incredibly silly and legitimately interesting since your shot determines the angle and force of the ball. The game’s Steam page says it will release November 9. 

Upcoming Metal Gear Survive Event Summons Pyramid Head Upcoming Metal Gear Survive Event Summons Pyramid Head

Pyramid Head is the long-running scary sexual terror monster from the Silent Hill franchise. Metal Gear Survive is a zombie game created from the bones of the Metal Gear universe. What better way to unite these two titan franchises than by putting Pyramid Head in Metal Gear Survive?

There’s a new I Am Bread speedrun world record. Runner YaroKarozuno has completed the game in a flat six minutes, beating last week’s world record run by twelve seconds. The community has also began subtracting load times from final times, meaning that YaroKarozuno has a 4:23 run.

'Shop Contest: Expanded Ops, Winners! 'Shop Contest: Expanded Ops, Winners!

We’re living in the world of Black Ops 4 now, and last week I asked you to ‘shop up some new kinds of ops to include in the game.

This Week In The Business: Buncha Crunch This Week In The Business: Buncha Crunch

QUOTE | “That was shit. This was the hardest.” - Rockstar co-founder Dan Houser says Red Dead Redemption 2 development set a new difficulty bar for the studio, in the same feature where he said “we were working 100-hour weeks” several times this year to finish the game.

Finally, Players Can Add As Many Puddles To Spider-Man As They Want Finally, Players Can Add As Many Puddles To Spider-Man As They Want

A week before Spider-Man released, some people on the internet started freaking out about the game’s apparent lack of puddles. There were a lot of puddles in an early trailer for the game, and later, not as many puddles in what appeared to be the same location, which some saw as a downgrade. Fortunately, they need be…

Rockstar QA Studio Told That Overtime Is Now Optional After Workers Said It Felt Mandatory Rockstar QA Studio Told That Overtime Is Now Optional After Workers Said It Felt Mandatory

Rockstar Lincoln, a UK-based studio that has been handling a lot of the quality assurance testing for Red Dead Redemption 2, is swearing off an approach that many employees say they had interpreted as mandatory overtime.

Teen Developer Makes Game Inspired By '90s Shooters That Came Out Before He Was Born Teen Developer Makes Game Inspired By '90s Shooters That Came Out Before He Was Born

Jakub Cislo is a game developer who wears his influences on his sleeve. His just-released game, Project Warlock, is a chunky shooter stew made from the gory giblets of classics like Wolfenstein and Doom. It’s a pretty typical palette of influences—until you consider that Cislo is 19, and all those games came out…

Soulcalibur VI’s Story Mode Does Geralt Dirty Soulcalibur VI’s Story Mode Does Geralt Dirty

Bandai Namco’s fighting game does an excellent job of portraying the personality and likeness of The Witcher 3 protagonist, but fails to make good on the full crossover potential CD Projekt Red blessed it with. Soulcalibur VI’s Geralt moves like a witcher and talks like a witcher but spends most of the game’s story…

What Are You Playing This Weekend? What Are You Playing This Weekend?

The weekend is for having knocked a window curtain down this morning and, while trying to put it back up, realizing it’s ridiculous you still use the last tenant’s curtains and determining to go buy new curtains. Also, video games.

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