Resident Evil 4 Remake’s Raingate, Explained

This is the rain in question. What do you think?Gif: Game Informer / Capcom / Kotaku First, there was Spider-Man’s infamous Puddlegate. Then there were the not-so-watery streets of Cyberpunk 2077. Now it seems video game fans’ next watery, pre-release controversy involves the heavy rain seen in some early gameplay of the Resident Evil 4 … Read more

EA Kills In-Development Mash-Up Of Titanfall And Apex Legends

Image: Respawn Entertainment / EA Titanfall 2 fans have been desperate for something resembling a sequel for years now, and it sounds like Electronic Arts may have just cancelled the next best thing. Bloomberg reports that a project called Titanfall Legends was quietly cancelled yesterday amid a series of other cuts at the FIFA game … Read more

FFXIV Team Caught Cheating While Clearing Challenging New Raid

Image: Square Enix / Kotaku / PngAAA / Leon Bennett (Getty Images) A Final Fantasy XIV raid team had their world-record achievement revoked after they got caught using tools developer Square Enix considers a form of cheating. Unnamed_ , an FFXIV raid team, became the first in the world to clear The Omega Protocol, an … Read more

Tom Brady’s Video Game Career Dates Back To The 20th Century

Screenshot: MilesDawkins247 You can hear someone tell you Tom Brady’s age (45!) and it doesn’t really hit you, because the guy still looks pretty fit and healthy. To fully grasp the length of Brady’s tenure on this Earth, then, you need to realise that the man has appeared in a video game for the PlayStation. … Read more

Resident Evil 4 Remake Adds Sidequests, Makes Other Changes

Leon can, in fact, block Chainsaw Man (Capcom edition)‘s overhead. Sadly, it comes at a price.Screenshot: Capcom / Kotaku In a new Game Informer cover story, Capcom detailed some of the changes that the hotly anticipated remake of Resident Evil 4 is making to the original, hugely influential horror game. One of the major changes … Read more

Dead Space Remake Exploit Earns You Infinite Money, Ammo

Screenshot: Motive Studio / Kotaku Motive Studio’s Dead Space remake is a bloody slow-crawl to victory, one that might be made easier with an exploit spotted by a Reddit user earlier this week. The exploit lets players pop out endless Pulse Rifle ammo to exchange for currency, a process one commenter in that Reddit remembers … Read more

Apex Legends Mobile Shutting Down, Battlefield Mobile Canned

Image: EA / Respawn Apex Legends Mobile, the mobile port of EA and Respawn’s popular battle royale shooter, is not long for this world. EA confirmed today, just eight months after the game’s launch, that the free-to-play offshoot will be shutting down on May 1, 2023. What’s more, EA plans to sunset Battlefield Mobile as … Read more

Epic Kills Battle Royale Game Just Six Months After Release

Image: Rumbleverse In August 2022, Epic Games—developers of Fortnite, custodians of the Epic Games Store, creators of the Unreal Engine, rich as God—published a melee-based battle royale game called Rumbleverse. It is now January 2023 (February already for me here in Australia), and the game is already being killed off. Here are some impressions written … Read more

The Sims 4’s Big Baby Update Is Looking Promising

Screenshot: EA The latest Behind the Sims Summit gave a look at what’s to come for the life sim franchise across The Sims 4, mobile games The Sims Mobile and The Sims FreePlay, and The Sims 5 (we mean Project Rene). And yes, babies that aren’t objects will come soon. When are babies coming to … Read more

Overwatch 2 Will Make Matchmaking and Ranked Suck Less

Roadhog approves this message.Image: Blizzard Overwatch 2 will make adjustments to both its matchmaking process and its ranked system in the coming weeks, according to the latest developer blog posted today. This is good news for anyone who has spent the months since launch confused or frustrated by the sequel’s ranking system, or those who … Read more