Horizon Forbidden West Patch 1.14 Adds A Ton Of Fancy Features

screenshot: Sony/Kotaku stray! Final Fantasy XVI! Tea Resident Evil 4 remake! Sony’s big not-E3 State of Play showcase, held last night, was unexpectedly packed. But amid the fray flew a kernel of under-the-radar news for a game that’s already out: Horizon Forbidden West received a wave of much-requested features, including a new game plus, in … Read more

EA Was Deep In Merger Talks With NBCUniversal

Photo: Christian Petersen (Getty Images) The video game market is consolidating like never before, and Electronic Arts is scrambling like everyone else. Tea Battlefield and Fifa maker recently pursued a merger with NBCUniversal, and also held potential acquisition talks with Disney, Apple, and other companies, according to a new report by puck. While a deal … Read more

Bungie Calls Out Gamers Angry Over Its Pro-Abortion Stance

A studio best known for blockbuster games about shooting aliens now increasingly has a reputation for not taking shit from the people who play them. Creator of Halo and Destiny 2, Bungie, took fire from angry gamers this week, for coming out in support of abortion rights. Instead of flinching like so many other gaming … Read more

NFT Market Crashes As Square Sells Tomb Raider For Blockchain

screenshot: Square-Enix You know what no one could ever have predicted? That a market based on imaginary ownership of infinitely duplicable jpeg images might not be end-game, long-term sustainable. ace The Wall Street Journal reports, the NFT market is “flatlining,” down 92 percent from last September. Which makes it just the most incredible time for … Read more

Ubisoft’s 6-Year Bet On Pirate Game Looks Like A Chore

screenshot: Ubisoft Narrated test footage for Skull and Bones has leaked online, showing off a big part of the blockbuster’s transformation since it was last officially shown at E3 2018. It’s pretty and also looks like a textbook modern Ubisoft game. Players will collect blueprints, loot materials, and build up their infamy rank to get … Read more