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Hitman 2 has a limited-time event, the Snow Festival, on the Hokkaido map from January 22-Feb 12. It includes a new mission and target. There’s also a free trial of the level for the course of the event.

Games Played A Big Role In Polar Exploration Games Played A Big Role In Polar Exploration

Earlier this month, I went to Norway to live out my bizarre lifelong dream of turning a birthday in the Arctic Circle. I did a ton of cool stuff—drove a dogsled, met some awesome people, jumped in a very cold sea, and ate a reindeer hotdog (it was delicious). I also went to a polar exploration museum, where, in…

I Hate Deciding Where To Land In Fortnite I Hate Deciding Where To Land In Fortnite

Lately, I’ve been playing squads in Fortnite, instead of my usual short-lived solo runs. I mostly play with strangers and keep voice chat off. Playing squads has definitely helped me get better at the game, but there’s one thing I still can’t master: choosing where to land.

Fortnite’s winter event is now live, following a countdown on in-game TVs and the ice orb. The event covers the map in snow and winter-themed monsters. If you, like me, had some trouble getting into a match to view the event, one player captured it on YouTube here.

What Are You Playing This Weekend? What Are You Playing This Weekend?

The weekend is for snow! Which means it’s the perfect time to make some soup and play some video games!

Fortnite’s New Update Adds Some Ice-Related Mysteries Fortnite’s New Update Adds Some Ice-Related Mysteries

Fortnite’s latest update brought scoped revolvers, brought back the ability to re-deploy gliders, and added new mysteries that players are already unravelling.

What Are You Playing This Weekend? What Are You Playing This Weekend?

The weekend is for going to Norway, to live out my bizarre lifelong dream of turning a birthday in the Arctic Circle. My boss dubbed it “a real-life The Long Dark,” which is pretty on-brand for a Riley dream.

The 12 Best Video Games Of 2018

2018 has come and gone. As we do every year, Kotaku’s staff came together to play, consider, and debate the games that stood out to us. Here, in alphabetical order, are our top 12 video games of 2018.

Fortnite's New Year’s Eve Event Catches Some Players By Surprise Fortnite's New Year’s Eve Event Catches Some Players By Surprise

It’s starting to be 2019 around the world, and Fortnite’s in-game New Year’s party has begun. Some players were surprised to see a New Year’s ball drop when it wasn’t New Year’s in their time zone.

What Are You Playing This Weekend? What Are You Playing This Weekend?

The weekend is for scrambling to prepare for a trip next week to Norway, for which I have done more or less nothing but buy some warm socks. But are they enough warm socks? It’s all very exciting but stressful, so I will probably blow off some steam by playing video games.

Here's January 2019's PlayStation Plus Lineup Here's January 2019's PlayStation Plus Lineup

I fell in love with Steep after getting obsessed with the winter Olympics, so I’m excited to see it on January’s PlayStation Plus lineup. As always, these games are only “free” if you have an active PlayStation Plus membership.

Riley's Top 10 Games Of 2018 Riley's Top 10 Games Of 2018

Another year, another feast of games to devour. Here are my 10 favorite games of 2018.

What Are You Playing This Weekend? What Are You Playing This Weekend?

The weekend is for wanting to cook yourself some fancy food for the holiday, which will most likely mean pulling all your cookbooks off the shelf and then staring at them indecisively, giving up, and playing video games.

Hitman 2's second Elusive Target, “The Revolutionary,” is available in Santa Fortuna today until December 30. Players who succeed will get the casual tourist with gloves suit.

Celeste Headlines January's Xbox Live Games With Gold Celeste Headlines January's Xbox Live Games With Gold

I’m not the best at Celeste, but my colleagues’ love of it sure makes me wish I were. If you’ve been meaning to give this platformer a shot, it’s part of January’s Xbox Live Games with Gold lineup. As always, these games are only “free” if you have an Xbox Live Gold subscription.

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