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Star Wars: The Last Youngling Star Wars: The Last Youngling

Jordan Lamarre-Wan is an artist at Respawn, where he’s currently working on Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order.

Nintendo's Lawyers Need To Chill Nintendo's Lawyers Need To Chill

Here’s a taste of where we’re at in 2019: Every single time Kotaku writes about a fan game involving Nintendo characters, the first comments are never about the ambition or quality of the project. They’re about a fear of Nintendo’s lawyers.

Dark Souls 3 Gets A Gay Marriage Mod Dark Souls 3 Gets A Gay Marriage Mod

It’s not a central part of the story, but off to the sides of Dark Souls 3 the player could get hitched. By default you’d be paired with an NPC of the opposite gender, but this mod for the PC version of the game by Matt Gruen flips all that.

Epic's Founder Explains Why The Company Is Going So Hard On Exclusives Epic's Founder Explains Why The Company Is Going So Hard On Exclusives

There are a lot of PC gamers, accustomed to buying and playing their games on Steam, who are not exactly happy at the way Epic’s new store has come in and started buying up exclusives. In response to this, Epic founder Tim Sweeney has outlined in a lengthy Twitter thread exactly why his company is scooping games up,…

Track: Raise The Sword | Artist: Beastwars | Album: IV

Welcome To Naboo Welcome To Naboo

Sean Marino is a 3D artist who works at Riot.

Red Dead Online Players Escape Game World, Find Beautiful Desert Paradise Red Dead Online Players Escape Game World, Find Beautiful Desert Paradise

Did you know it’s possible to escape the game boundary of Red Dead Online? It’s tough, but if you find just the right spot, and do just the right thing, you can squeeze outside Rockstar’s limits. And when you do, what awaits on the other side is beautiful.

Judgment: The Kotaku Review Judgment: The Kotaku Review

Yakuza 6 closed the book on the story of fabled gangster Kazuma Kiryu, but Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio’s relentless release schedule cannot be stopped. While we know the developer is capable of different (and brilliant) things—see Binary Domain—they’ve decided to stick with the Yakuza formula in all but name with their…

A God Of War Fan Has Sketched Out A Sequel A God Of War Fan Has Sketched Out A Sequel

God of War fan (and professional games artist) Yong Yi Lee has some ideas for a God of War sequel, and instead of writing them down in an overly-long Reddit/Tumblr post, has instead sketched it out.

Overwatch vs Team Fortress 2, A Battle To The Death

Overwatch’s rivalry with Team Fortress 2 is about to be settled once and for all, not the on the battlefield, but on a battlefield in Source Filmmaker.

Look At These Star Wars Game Boxes Look At These Star Wars Game Boxes

Limited Run Games, a company that reprints classic/cult games in new boxes so collectors can enjoy them, is bringing out two old Star Wars games this week, and their packaging is pretty much perfect.

The Women's World Cup Video Game Experience Is Sadly Half-Assed The Women's World Cup Video Game Experience Is Sadly Half-Assed

The Women’s World Cup has brought together the best teams and players from across the planet, all in the name of some fantastic football (and nightmarish VAR). You might think that, with the eyes of the world upon France and the women’s game, that it would be a good time for EA to replicate what they did with the 2018…

Evangelion Dreams Evangelion Dreams

Huang Fan is a freelance artist and illustrator who has worked on things like the Rampage movie and Blur’s Destiny 2 animation.

A Ruthless Game Where You're Beyoncé's Assistant, Which You Play On Twitter A Ruthless Game Where You're Beyoncé's Assistant, Which You Play On Twitter

Twitter is hell, but even amidst the worst impulses and examples of human communication there is hope. Like this choose-your-own-adventure game made by Green Chyna which might be the best use of the social media network I’ve ever seen.

Streamer Raises Almost $1 Million For Charity In Just Four Hours Streamer Raises Almost $1 Million For Charity In Just Four Hours

GuardianCon, which began a few years back as a small Destiny con and has since grown into an all-weekend show held in July in Orlando, also runs a week-long charity stream. Which has just raised over $3 million for a children’s hospital in Memphis.

New Total War DLC Looks Like A Horror Movie

For a while now, Creative Assembly has sold a “gore” or “blood” pack for their Total War games as DLC. It’s now Three Kingdoms’ turn, with an update called Reign Of Blood, and it is bloody.

Metal Gear Solid Gets 4K Remaster Thanks To AI Metal Gear Solid Gets 4K Remaster Thanks To AI

Thanks to ERSGAN (Enhanced Super-Resolution Generative Adversarial Networks) and the work of tophergopher1, this is Metal Gear Solid: Twin Snakes (the GameCube version/remake) featuring full 4K visuals, with none of the upscaling having been done by human hands.

Gardens of Fog is a new D&D module whose adventure has been “designed to turn some stereotypes [about mental illness] on their head”, and where players will “encounter and interact with living representations of anxiety and depression”. Some of the proceeds of its sale go towards the charity Take This.

StarCraft Gets An Official Cartoon Makeover

Blizzard is going to release a graphics pack for Starcraft: Remastered that transforms the game, giving it the look of Carbot Animations’ Starcrafts series.

You Can Now Play Mass Effect 2 In First-Person You Can Now Play Mass Effect 2 In First-Person

The Mass Effect games are third-person by design, but that hasn’t stopped LordEmil1 from creating a mod that lets PC gamers play the best of them—Mass Effect 2—from a first-person perspective.

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