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Here's Our First Look At Battlefield V, Which Goes Back To WWII Here's Our First Look At Battlefield V, Which Goes Back To WWII

Battlefield is going back to World War II, developer DICE said during a livestream today, promising that the newly announced Battlefield V will tell “real stories about men and women who changed history” over the course of the second World War.

The Donkey Kong Timeline Is Truly Disturbing The Donkey Kong Timeline Is Truly Disturbing

Are you sitting down? I’ve got something to tell you—something that may shock you. Between the events of the various Donkey Kong games, the Kong family was involved in a bitter and vicious war. Among its many casualties, this war may have claimed the life of a classic Kong character, explaining his disappearance from…

We’re playing Dark Souls Remastered live on Facebook. Come watch!

Fortnite Players Are Showing Off With The New Jetpack Fortnite Players Are Showing Off With The New Jetpack

Fortnite’s new jetpack is blasting off. When players find it—and it’s not the easiest thing to find—it helps them pull off some pretty wild moves.

Eight Hours In, Dark Souls Remastered Captures The Heart Of The Original Eight Hours In, Dark Souls Remastered Captures The Heart Of The Original

I’m playing Dark Souls Remastered this week and while I haven’t finished the game yet, it’s been wonderful to revisit the land of Lordran. It’s a faithful remaster, capturing the original experience with a cleanliness that helps the action flow better. It’s not quite the same and while I miss some of the older rough…

It’s Now Easier To Tell Where Gunshots Are Coming From In PUBG It’s Now Easier To Tell Where Gunshots Are Coming From In PUBG

PUBG gets patched pretty frequently, but Bluehole isn’t always great about detailing all of the minute changes to the game. In an effort to be more transparent, the studio laid out examples of how the most recent update changes bullet sounds to help players more easily track where enemy fire comes from.

Sometimes, You Just Have To Complain About A Video Game Boss To Beat It Sometimes, You Just Have To Complain About A Video Game Boss To Beat It

At 9:48pm last night, I despaired. I had encountered a video game boss I was sure I couldn’t defeat. “This Stefano boss fight in The Evil Within 2 is quite the difficulty spike,” I wrote on Twitter. “Not sure my character is equipped for this.” Four minutes later, I beat him.

The next PlayStation is three years away, Sony boss Tsuyoshi “John” Kodera told reporters in Japan last night, confirming Kotaku’s reporting from last month that we won’t see the PS5 for a long time. Despite rumors floating around earlier this year, the PS4 is going to stick around for a while.

Sunset Overdrive PC just popped up on the Korean Ratings Board website, which often reveals games before they’re officially announced. Make of it what you will. [Thanks, Sang!]

New Japanese Switch Bundle Released Without A Dock And Other Stuff New Japanese Switch Bundle Released Without A Dock And Other Stuff

Nintendo is releasing a new Switch bundle in Japan. A My Nintendo Store exclusive, it’s cheaper and has less stuff.

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Sergii Golotovskiy is a freelance concept artist based in Poland.

Double Fine is publishing the next game from Playables, the makers of the wonderfully weird Plug & Play. It’s called KIDS, and it’s described as a project about “the psychology of the group” in which you move against crowds. The game will be out this year on PC/mobile alongside a film and a full-blown art exhibition.

Civilization VI Madman Builds 34 Wonders In One City Civilization VI Madman Builds 34 Wonders In One City

Last month, dadabouin went and did something I’ve never seen accomplished in Civilization VI before: he built 34 wonders in the one city, arranged in a way that has me thankful Civ VI doesn’t have Independence Day’s landmark-destroying aliens in its faction lineup.

MMO Players Feel Conflicted About Online Sugar Daddies MMO Players Feel Conflicted About Online Sugar Daddies

Kristin Carnage was making her way through a city in World of Warcraft when a stranger stopped her female avatar. The stranger, a male avatar, opened a trade window with Carnage and moved, in her words, “a ton of gold” in his section of the trade box. For a while afterward, he offered to help run her through content…

An N64 Star Wars Game Had One Level That Was Ahead Of Its Time

My friend and game development colleague Brent Porter and I throw around the term “Honest Geometry” when we talk about 3D video game levels we like. Gall Spaceport, from 1996 Nintendo 64 game Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire, is the flagbearer of this term. “Honest Geometry” means the interior of a structure perfectly…

Nexus Mods’ new donation system letting creators at the site get paid for their mods is now live. As Kotaku reported last year, the program awards points (redeemable for cash) to users based on the number of unique downloads they get. Nexus Mods has committed $100,000 for the program’s first year.

Overwatch Players Discover Mystery That Spans Multiple Maps Overwatch Players Discover Mystery That Spans Multiple Maps

Overwatch’s new deathmatch map, Petra, is full of Pharah-friendly open spaces, jump pads, and a break-away floor, but like any crumbling ruin worth its salt, it’s also got mysteries.

State Of Decay 2 Car Shows Off

Today on Highlight Reel we have State of Decay 2 glitches, invisible dunks, Fortnite backflips defenses and much more.

Wizard Of Legend Lets You Play As A Magical Jedi Wizard Of Legend Lets You Play As A Magical Jedi

Wizard of Legend is straightforward: go in a room, unleash your awesome spells to kill everything in it, and then collect the spoils before moving onto the next. There’s no armor to upgrade or stats to manage, just a ton of magic-fueled carnage. It’s all very repetitive, but the game’s action feels so satisfying I…

Destiny 2's Coolest New Mode Is Hobbled By Team Size Limits Destiny 2's Coolest New Mode Is Hobbled By Team Size Limits

Destiny 2’s new Warmind expansion is equal parts promising and frustrating, a step in the right direction that has also served to underline some of the game’s biggest problems. Case in point: Escalation Protocol, a new mode that’s frustrating players not because it isn’t fun, but because it’s almost impossible to…

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