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Trump Says Video Game Violence Is 'Shaping Young People's Thoughts' Trump Says Video Game Violence Is 'Shaping Young People's Thoughts'

Today during a meeting on school safety at the White House, U.S. President Donald Trump suggested that violent video games are partly responsible for school shootings.

Luigi Will Comment On Your Super Mario Odyssey Outfits Luigi Will Comment On Your Super Mario Odyssey Outfits

Luigi is finally in Super Mario Odyssey as part of the game’s new Balloon World update which went live today. What strange wind brought him and his balloons to New Donk City is anybody’s guess, but while he’s around he has some thoughts to share about Mario’s clothes.

Pit People is finally coming out of Early Access on March 2. The Behemoth (makers of Castle Crashers) have been working on it since 2013. At its core it’s a hex strategy game with a quirky sense of humor, which is how it won over Mike Fahey when he played it last year.

Assassin’s Creed: Origins’ Tour Mode Censors Naked Statues Assassin’s Creed: Origins’ Tour Mode Censors Naked Statues

In a striking departure from history, Assassin’s Creed: Origins’ Discovery Tour mode replaces any nipples or genitalia with sea shells. There was no nudity in Ancient Egypt, it appears.

Tips For Playing Gwent Tips For Playing Gwent

Gwent is a wonderful card game. It can also be confusing as hell. Here’s some advice to get you started.

“Toxic behavior doesn’t just hurt the individual it hurts our entire industry,” said the head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, during a keynote address at the 2018 DICE summit. He also touched on low morale following the launch of the Xbox One and the need for more diversity in the gaming industry. You can watch it here.

Developer Warhorse Studios published an explanation clarifying the patching process for Kingdom Come: Deliverance across all three platforms today. The Xbox One version is currently one update behind both PC and PS4, with a hotfix to resolve issues with the R2 button on PS4 currently going through certification.

The Week In Games: A Time To Survive  The Week In Games: A Time To Survive 

The first Metal Gear game since designer Hideo Kojima and publisher Konami split is imminent.

Dynasty Warriors Was Very Different When It First Started Dynasty Warriors Was Very Different When It First Started

Dynasty Warriors 1 didn’t involve large-scale battles or endlessly chained combos. In fact, it wasn’t anything like the modern series. Years before Dynasty Warriors would become known as the quintessential hack and slash games, players first experience with the name was in the form of a 2.5D fighting game.

Witcher References Make Everything Better, Including Kingdom Come: Deliverance  Witcher References Make Everything Better, Including Kingdom Come: Deliverance 

The Witcher 3 is by far my favorite game of the past decade and perhaps even beyond. As such, anytime another game wants to dip back into that well I’m incredibly there for it. Even if that game happens to be Kingdom Come: Deliverance.

Biomutant Shows Off Its Character Creator  Biomutant Shows Off Its Character Creator 

Biomutant is Experiment 101’s upcoming open world, anthropomorphic animal action RPG. Originally revealed at last year’s Gamescom, studio head Stefan Ljungqvist recently went a little more in-depth on some of what’s in the game, including its character creator, at a PC Gamer event.

Sunday Comics: Demo Dogs Sunday Comics: Demo Dogs

Welcome to Kotaku’s Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics that usually occurs on Sunday except when it doesn’t. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon.

Someone Got Modern Video Games Running On One Of The Weirdest TVs Of All Time  Someone Got Modern Video Games Running On One Of The Weirdest TVs Of All Time 

The JVC Videosphere looks like it’s from an alternate future despite being several decades old, but that didn’t stop one YouTuber from getting games from the Xbox One X, PS4 Pro, Nintendo Switch and an Alienware gaming PC all running on it.

I Want To Play The Version Of Secret Of Mana That Looks Like This I Want To Play The Version Of Secret Of Mana That Looks Like This

Credited with having some of the best box art of all time, Secret of Mana deserves a remake directly inspired by its original packaging.

Goku’s “Perfected” Ultra Instinct form is coming to Xenoverse 2 with the game’s Extra Pack 2 DLC due out this winter according to the latest issue of V-Jump. If you’re wondering what the hell Perfected Ultra Instinct form is, it basically just means Goku’s hair turns grey. What will they think of next?

The Weekend In Esports: Rainbow Six, Fiesta Bowl, Rocket League Qualifiers The Weekend In Esports: Rainbow Six, Fiesta Bowl, Rocket League Qualifiers

With the Overwatch League on its first week long break of the inaugural season, there’s still plenty to pay attention to including Halo 5, Rainbow Six Siege, and even some Dragon Ball FighterZ.

I Am The Hero is a pixel-art beat ‘em up coming to PS4 and Switch sometime in 2018. Previously on PC, the game has a Dragon Ball Z-ish combat style that helps distinguish it from all the other retro pixel-art games bathed in nostalgia currently out there.

Some Copies Of Bayonetta 2 On Switch Shipped With Misprinted Download Codes Some Copies Of Bayonetta 2 On Switch Shipped With Misprinted Download Codes

Bayonetta 2 + Bayonetta 1 arrived on the Nintendo Switch today but for some players the download code included for the original game didn’t work.

Dragon Ball FighterZ’s First DLC Characters Are Bardock And Broly Dragon Ball FighterZ’s First DLC Characters Are Bardock And Broly

Because of course what the game needs is more Saiyans.

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