Nvidia Geforce RTX 2080 Super Review: Just A Bit Of A Boost

Following the recent release of the GeForce RTX 2060 Super and 2070 Super, we have the final piece in Nvidia’s Super puzzle. Coming in at the same $700 price point as its predecessor, the new RTX 2080 Super version will offer some performance increases, though we suspect we won’t see anything too dramatic considering…

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Source: Kotaku – Nvidia Geforce RTX 2080 Super Review: Just A Bit Of A Boost

Tetris Effect Looks Stunning On PC

Tetris Effect blends the world of visionary studio Enhance with the time-tested, near-perfect rules of Tetris for a euphoric sensory experience. I reviewed it last year for the PlayStation 4, and today, it’s finally out on PC. With enhanced visuals, it looks better than ever. Check out the video to see it for yourself…

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Source: Kotaku – Tetris Effect Looks Stunning On PC

The New Lego Ideas Treehouse Has Leaves Made Of Real Plants

Last year, the Lego Group started making flowers, trees, and shrubs out of plant-based polyethylene using sustainably sourced sugarcane. I can’t imagine a better use for all of those plant plastic parts than this beautiful, 14-inch-tall Lego Ideas Treehouse set.

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Source: Kotaku – The New Lego Ideas Treehouse Has Leaves Made Of Real Plants

Check Out The First Switch Controller With A Headphone Jack

Is it weird that I hadn’t noticed before now that no existing controller for the Nintendo Switch included an audio jack so I could plug in a pair of headphones? Now counting the Switch itself, of course. Weird. Well, either way, now there is a Switch controller with a headphone jack in PDP’s Faceoff Deluxe+ Audio w…

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Source: Kotaku – Check Out The First Switch Controller With A Headphone Jack

Japanese And Taiwanese Flag Removed From Maverick's Jacket In New Top Gun

Top Gun: Maverick takes place decades after the original film, but in the trailer (and promotional poster), Maverick dons his old leather jacket. It might look like it did in the original film, but it’s not.

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Source: Kotaku – Japanese And Taiwanese Flag Removed From Maverick’s Jacket In New Top Gun

Let Us All Celebrate NBA 2K's Terrible Voice Acting

Things have mostly improved in recent years, but there was a while there 3-5 years back where the developers of NBA2K were more interested in getting NBA players into the recording studio than in checking whether they were actually any good at voice acting first.

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Source: Kotaku – Let Us All Celebrate NBA 2K’s Terrible Voice Acting

Nintendo Responds To Sufferers Of Joy-Con Drift

Although it’s been an issue for some players since shortly after launch, recently more and more Switch owners have been talking about their issues with “Joy-Con drift,” a condition where the joystick on a controller detects movement even though you’re not touching it. In response to players’ Joy-Con woes, Nintendo…

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Source: Kotaku – Nintendo Responds To Sufferers Of Joy-Con Drift

Destiny Players Are Getting Fed Up With A Ridiculous Grenade Launcher Quest

For months, hardcore Destiny 2 players have been trying to scale their way up to a seemingly impossible mountaintop. The Mountaintop, in fact… because that’s the name of a Legendary grenade launcher in Destiny 2 that many players have coveted for a long time. It is, as its name implies, incredibly labor-intensive to…

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Source: Kotaku – Destiny Players Are Getting Fed Up With A Ridiculous Grenade Launcher Quest

My Overpowered Dota Underlords Build Makes Me Feel Like A Glorious Scumbag

It’s another week in the world of Dota Underlords, which means there’s been yet another drastic balance shift that’s turned the still-early Auto-Chess-alike on its head and scattered pieces all over the floor. This time, it’s the freaky, amorphous Primordials who’ve risen to the top of the pile. My dilemma: I love…

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Source: Kotaku – My Overpowered Dota Underlords Build Makes Me Feel Like A Glorious Scumbag

Marvel's Grandmaster Figure Perfectly Captures Jeff Goldblum's Goofy Charm

Forget Ian Malcom from Jurassic Park or Independence Day’s David Levison with his sweet-ass grappling hook and energy shield. Now there’s a superior Jeff Goldblum action figure in the form of Marvel’s gleefully grinning Grandmaster from Thor: Ragnarok.

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Source: Kotaku – Marvel’s Grandmaster Figure Perfectly Captures Jeff Goldblum’s Goofy Charm

Fighting Game Community Mourns Death Of Prominent Louisiana Player

A weekend that was supposed to be full of fun and excitement took a decidedly tragic turn when it was announced that fighting game competitor Bryand “Krucial B” McIntosh, 34, passed away shortly after competing at Defend the North in New York City. McIntosh was a prominent member of the Louisiana fighting game…

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Source: Kotaku – Fighting Game Community Mourns Death Of Prominent Louisiana Player

Sigma vs. Sigma: The Comparison We Had To Make

A new hero is coming to Overwatch: the robot-suit wearing, evil scientist Sigma. His chunky robo-bod and nefarious allusions to power and control raise an important question: Is this the same Sigma from the Mega Man X series? Kotaku dives deeper in this very serious report.

In order to determine if Sigma is that Sigma,

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Source: Kotaku – Sigma vs. Sigma: The Comparison We Had To Make

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s Final Paid Expansion Is Terrific If You Like The Weird Stuff

The most dedicated players of 2009’s Assassin’s Creed II could stray from the Italian Renaissance adventures of Ezio Auditore to solve puzzles that unlocked a 37-second video of a naked Adam and Eve running through a high-tech city in some unknown year BC. That’s the kind of stuff they used to put in Assassin’s Creed

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Source: Kotaku – Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s Final Paid Expansion Is Terrific If You Like The Weird Stuff

Streamer Apologizes For Throwing Her Cat

Natalia Mogollon, who streams under the name “Alinity Divine” on Twitch, was playing Apex Legends on camera on July 18 when she took her cat from off her desk and threw it behind her, a clip that soon went viral. Mogollon has since apologized for it, while others, including from inside Twitch, are calling for her to…

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Source: Kotaku – Streamer Apologizes For Throwing Her Cat

The Video Game Industry Can't Go On Like This

At about this time next year, we’ll have a pretty good idea of what the next generation of video games will look like. New consoles will likely be shown off, bold new streaming initiatives will begin to launch, and we’ll see all the wonderful kinds of games they will bring us. All these new things will come, and we’ll…

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Source: Kotaku – The Video Game Industry Can’t Go On Like This