Indie Fighting Game Skullgirls Faces Backlash Over Content Changes

Hidden Variable, the developers behind the indie fighting game Skullgirls, recently made a controversial announcement regarding a series of alterations to game content, sparking widespread backlash from the gaming community. These changes, aimed at toning down contentious game elements, were detailed by game director Charley Price, leading to numerous negative reviews on Steam. Details of … Read more

YouTube Tests ‘Playables,’ an Online Gaming Product, After Closure of Stadia

The Wall Street Journal reports that YouTube, owned by Google, is currently experimenting with a novel product for online gaming. The product, named “Playables,” seeks to extend YouTube’s capabilities beyond merely hosting video content and venture into the domain of online gaming. An email sent to Google employees, which the Journal had the opportunity to … Read more

Microsoft Admits Losing Console Wars, Defends $69 Billion Activision Acquisition Amid FTC Scrutiny

In a court document viewed by Kotaku and submitted during its legal battle with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over the $69 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard, Microsoft has openly admitted its defeat in the perennial “console wars.” The term refers to the ongoing competition among hardware manufacturers like Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo to gain … Read more

Starfield and Baldur’s Gate 3 Set the Stage for an RPG Showdown Despite Platform Exclusivity and Fan Petitions

The upcoming releases of Bethesda’s ‘Starfield’ and Larian Studios’ ‘Baldur’s Gate 3’ set the stage for a grand RPG clash later this year. Despite both titles being console exclusives and the stir caused by a recent fan petition, the gaming industry is keenly awaiting the launch of these anticipated games. Head-to-Head RPG Release The early … Read more

Why Does Subway Surfers Ask For Age?

On the surface, Subway Surfers appears to be a harmless game, suitable for players of all ages. It showcases vibrant and colourful graphics, engaging gameplay, and a seemingly innocent premise. However, there’s a good reason why Subway Surfers asks for your age before you dive into its animated world. Here Are The Reasons Subway Surfers … Read more