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Halo Infinite Devs Can't Replace XP Boosts Wasted During Server Outages

Some Halo Infinite players are frustrated that they wasted useful XP boosters by activating them right before server outages knocked the Xbox shooter offline and now it sounds like 343 Industries won’t reimburse players wasted boosts. Read more...

Dark Souls Servers Down Due To Exploit That Could Give Someone Control Of Your PC

Earlier this morning, Bandai Namco and From Software announced that all the servers for Dark Souls Remastered, 2, and 3 were temporarily shut down because of an “issue with online services.” While the publisher didn’t share more details, it’s believed the “issue” is a recently publicized PC exploit that would allow a…Read more...

Sunday Comics: There!

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.Read more...

Half-Life: Alyx Is Even Better With A Weird, Talking Gnome

Half-Life: Alyx is great. One of the best virtual reality games I’ve ever played and one of my favorite games of 2020. Hard to improve on that. Yet, a new let’s play series has found one way to make Valve’s VR hit even better: Add a really weird and annoying self-aware gnome to the adventure.Read more...

Xbox Creator Nearly Got Fired After Saying Gaming Is Like Masturbating

Back in 2001, one of the key creators behind the original Xbox console, Seamus Blackley, compared gaming to masturbating. Apparently, this didn’t go over well with Bill Gates and other high-ranking Microsoft execs. According to Blackley, he nearly got fired for the quote. Read more...

Halo Infinite Will Soon Let You Earn Credits For Playing

This is not a drill: Halo Infinite will soon let you play your way into earning credits for its in-game shop. 343 Industries senior community manager John Junyszek confirmed as much in a post on the Halo Waypoint forums tonight in what’s known in the American PR business as a “White House news dump.”Read more...

Nobody Saves The World Turns Zelda Into A Super Satisfying Dungeon Grind

Nobody Saves the World is a game about filling up meters, leveling up, and watching the numbers get bigger. At first I didn’t think it was quite working for me, but like the video game equivalent of an earworm wriggling its way into my grey matter, it wasn’t long before the hours started flying by without me even…Read more...

Castlevania-Inspired Roguelike Is Pure Dopamine

Over the last few days, I’ve been consumed by a game called Vampire Survivors. It’s cheap, both in terms of price (only $3) and presentation (giant buttons that look more suited to mobile than PC), while very obviously lifting most of its aesthetic inspiration from the Castlevania series. But I can’t get enough of…Read more...

Twisted-Wonderland Turns Disney Villains Into Pretty Boys And Hunks

Disney’s Twisted-Wonderland has already been out in Japan for two years. Yesterday, the gacha mobile anime academy game was finally released in English. I can best describe it as “What if Disney Japan gave its IP to the creator of the manga Black Butler and asked her to design an anime Hogwarts game?” The result is a…Read more...

Ocarina Of Time Gets Surprise Emulation Fix On Switch

It seems Nintendo might be listening to Switch Online fans regarding emulation issues with some of the classic games it offers. Following a January 20 NSO update, which brought Rare’s 1998 N64 platformer Banjo-Kazooie to the subscription service, it appears that water in The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time has been…Read more...

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