This week we got another heads-up on several changes coming to Destiny 2, both in its next expansion and beyond, including that players won’t need to keep copies of all their favorite-looking armor in order to take advantage of the upcoming stats-preserving transmog system.
Welcome to Morning Music, Kotaku’s daily hangout for folks who love video games and the cool-ass sounds they make. Today we’ll fly with angels, which in Gynoug is far, far grosser than it sounds.
The Tokyo-based electronics giant is reportedly going into the final round of negotiations to buy Crunchyroll. According to Nikkei Asia, the acquisition could cost Sony over 100 billion yen ($957 million).
Source: Kotaku – Report: Sony To Buy Crunchyroll For Over 7 Million
Starting next year, Prime 1 Studio is releasing a pair of limited-edition Resident Evil 2 statutes, featuring Leon S. Kennedy and Claire Redfield blasting zombies.
If you’re a fan of Capcom, Clover, horror or just good video games in general, please set aside part of your week to enjoy this hour-long documentary by Archipel on Shinji Mikami, the legendary director of everything from Resident Evil to God Hand to Vanquish.
Source: Kotaku – Watch This Great Documentary On Shinji Mikami
A lot is made, and rightly so, of the plight of retro video games once they succumb to the passage of time. But while we focus on preserving the games themselves, what happens to the instruction manuals that used to come with them?
Watch Dogs Legion is out today, and, while the game does a solid job of introducing you to the tech-dystopian world of future London, there are plenty of systems and details that are under-explained. So these tips should help you hack, shoot, drive, and resist like a pro hacker instead of an amateur script kiddie.
Source: Kotaku – Tips For Playing Watch Dogs Legion
I’m a simple man. Give me some rhythmic, monotonous task to carry out and I’ll be content. I think that’s why I found the loading screens in the original No More Heroes so engrossing, and why I’m now so bothered to find the recent Switch port screwed them up.
A few weeks ago, Gearbox announced a second wave of Borderlands 3 downloadable content. Among the offerings will be a new mode called Arms Race, which Gearbox chief Randy Pitchford said is “not a battle royale,” despite it exisiting on an isolated map and granting players progressively powerful gear over the course of…
If an artist writes enough music, they’re going to eventually touch on a lot of subjects repeatedly. But it seems that for John Darnielle, songwriter, singer and creator of the Mountain Goats, that cars and driving are a constant thread through his work. Darnielle is incredibly prolific. He started recording under the…
Everwild creative director Simon Woodroffe has resigned from his position at Rare, VGC reports.
Source: Kotaku – Another Microsoft Game, Everwild, Loses Its Director
The folks at Blizzard: SVU have finally put to rest a 16-year-old cold case—Mankrik’s wife has been found. As reported by Wowhead, Olgra, wife of Mankrik, can be found in World of Warcraft Shadowlands’s Maldraxxus zone, where vengeful and warlike spirits are sent to rest.
Source: Kotaku – Case Closed: Mankrik’s Wife Found In Shadowlands
It had already been a long wait for World of Warcraft’s latest expansion, the afterlife-themed Shadowlands, when its expected release month of October rolled around, and then it got longer. Blizzard ended up delaying the expansion, citing a need for “additional polish.” Now it’s apparently polished enough to warrant a…
Source: Kotaku – World Of Warcraft: Shadowlands Is Launching On November 23
November’s Xbox Live Games with Gold aren’t super exciting, but I’ll take any promise of small pleasures this upcoming month can give me. As always, these games are only “free” if you have an active Xbox Live Gold membership.
Source: Kotaku – Here’s November 2020’s Xbox Live Games With Gold
As absentee and early voting rolls out across the country, I’ve found myself thinking about one group of individuals in particular: kids voting for president for the first time in their lives. As covid-19 has changed the way people vote, and our sitting president has consistently delegitimized this year’s voting…
The only scary thing in Amnesia: Rebirth is motherhood. The monsters are rare and dispersed enough to be manageable threats, and the atmosphere is less oppressive than other Amnesia games. Rebirth did not scare me the same way The Dark Descent or its far more terrifying older sibling Penumbra: Overture did. But it’s a…
Source: Kotaku – Amnesia: Rebirth Makes Motherhood Scary