Blizzard Customer Support Rep Has Had Enough

Imagine working customer support for a big video game company like Blizzard. Imagine all the shit you have to sort through all day, from abusive tweets to abusive emails to abusive forum comments. Some days, like today, it’s enough to

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Yakuza Was Also Pitched To Nintendo & Microsoft

GIF Sure, it’s on PC now, but the Yakuza series is synonymous with three generations of PlayStation consoles. And for good reason: Nintendo and Microsoft had their chance, but simply weren’t interested in the Japanese gangster

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Leg It

Artur Treffner is a freelance concept artist based in Estonia.You can see more of Artur’s work at his ArtStation page. Fine Art is a celebration of the work of video game artists, showcasing the best of both their professional

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Ninja Should Stream With Women

Photo: NinjaDuring a recent Samsung event, Twitch megastar Tyler “Ninja” Blevins said he purposely avoids streaming with “female gamers.” The site’s number-one streamer said that he believes if he invited women on his channel, the gossip mill would im...

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Box Of 1999 Pokémon Cards Sells For $56,000

Image: Huggins & ScottAn original, unopened box of 1999 First Edition Pokémon cards has sold at auction in the US for the staggering price of $56,000.Via Kotaku AU, Huggins & Scott Auctions sold the box last week, with bidding opening

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What We Want From The Future Of Diablo

When Diablo III launched in 2012, it was plagued with issues, including server problems, an in-game auction house, a stingy legendary drop-rate, and no real endgame other than repeating the same short campaign. Fans were unhappy, despite the game r...

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What’s The Best Chef’s Knife?

Image: Max Delsid (Unsplash )Although we’ve asked about your favorite chef’s knives before, there are so many options out there, we thought we tried to stay on the cutting edge and ask again. So tell us, what’s your pick

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The Root This is AmeriKKKa: Trump Spent His Vacation With Bikers Who Sport Nazi Tattoos on the Anniv

The Root This is AmeriKKKa: Trump Spent His Vacation With Bikers Who Sport Nazi Tattoos on the Anniversary of Charlottesville | Deadspin Why Your Team Sucks 2018: Cincinnati Bengals | Splinter All You Fascists Are Bound to Lose If You Don’t Show Up

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Gris Looks Beautiful

Image: Nomad Studios (Gris)Gris is a good-looking indie game that had no trouble hitting a Kickstarter funding goal and grabbing the attention of Devolver Digital just a few months after sending snippets of art and gameplay footage out onto

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QUIZ: Are You Antifa or Rule of Law?

Photo: GettyCorey Stewart, the white nationalist Republican candidate for Senate in Virginia, made a thought-provoking point on Twitter today:As you can clearly see from the evidence provided, one of these individuals is ANTIFA and one is RULE OF LAW....

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One-Punch Man Season 2 Teaser Revealed, New Season In April

One-Punch Man, the anime about a superhero who defeats his enemies in or around a single punch, is getting its second season next April. The trailer, which you can see below, starts off with footage covering the first season

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What A Rocket League Comeback

GIF Today on Highlight Reel we have Rocket League comebacks, We Happy Few glitches, Hitman Skeet shooting, and much more!Watch the video then talk about your favorite highlight in the comments below. Be sure to check

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Hexgears Built a Slimmer Mechanical Keyboard, and Made it Wireless Too

Hexgears X-1 Mechanical Keyboard | KickstarterPhoto: Shep McAllisterHexgears combined the low profile and rechargeable battery of popular wireless keyboards with the tactility of a mechanical keyboard, and you have just over a week left to snag one fr...

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Crystal Dynamics Opening New Studio In Washington

Crystal Dynamics, developers of the past two major Tomb Raider titles, is opening a satellite location in Bellevue, Washington.  Although the studio is not leading work on Shadow of the Tomb Raider (that game is helmed by Eidos Montreal), the

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The Sports Desk – The Madden 19 Ultimate Team Guide

Madden Ultimate Team is back, boasting new solos, ways to play, and an upgrade mechanic that helps both first-timers as well as those in it for the long haul. This guide also has something for everyone during the mode’s early

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Black Ops 4 Heist Mode Gives Call Of Duty A Payday-Style Twist

The new “Heist” mode for the Black Ops 4 beta is a more tactical take on Call of Duty, one that feels inspired by games like Counter-Strike and Payday.The new game mode is a no-respawn, round-based, tactical challenge that requires

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How to Get Back Into (or Start) World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth

Screenshot: David Murphy (World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth)It’s a big day today for World of Warcraft, the massive multiplayer online game from Blizzard Entertainment. The game’s seventh expansion officially kicks off at 3 pm (PT) for North Ameri...

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Earn All the Skill Points in Forza with the Formula Drift Car Pack

GIF As much as Forza Motorsport 7 loves lap times, the game isn’t all about nailing the perfect lap. Neither, obviously, is its jump-happy counterpart, Forza Horizon 4. The Formula Drift Car Pack is soon coming

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No Man’s Sky’s Latest Trend: Elaborate Espionage

Screenshot: No Man’s Sky (Hello Games)Even with the addition of multiplayer and some limited ways for players to grief one another, No Man’s Sky still isn’t built for large scale warfare. Player-made civilizations are finding other ways to resolve

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Bethesda Takes Hard Line On Cross-Play With Its Elder Scrolls Card Game

Image: Bethesda (The Elder Scrolls: Legends)Bethesda’s VP of marketing said over the weekend that the developer intends for The Elder Scrolls: Legends, Bethesda’s card game, to be fully cross-play, with progress carrying over no matter what system peo...

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Five Ways To Spend Your Time In Assassin’s Creed Odyssey

The Assassin’s Creed series is famous for its rich worlds with various activities to pursue. Assassin’s Creed Odyssey is continuing that tradition, but the team at Ubisoft Quebec is also expanding on it by layering in a variety of new,

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World Of Warcraft Director To Deliver Pax Keynote Speech

Ion Hazzikostas, the game director for World of Warcraft is handling the "story time" keynote speech for PAX west. He joined Blizzard in 2008 after leaving law and ended up being a designer on WoW. He became game director in

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This $16 Dongle Lets You Use Bluetooth Headphones With the Switch and Airline Entertainment Systems

Soundpeats Bluetooth Receiver/Transmitter | $16 | Amazon | Promo code Q7BINWU2Graphic: Shep McAllisterYou know those fancy Bluetooth earbuds you love using so much? Surprise: they won’t work with your Nintendo Switch, or the seatback TV screen on a pl...

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The PS4’s Livestreaming Hub Still Has More Nudity Than It Probably Should

Top screenshots from the PS4's social hub include the occasional lewd pic. Screenshot: Kotaku (Live from Playstation)Live From PlayStation is an an app on PS4 where people can go to see live streams, archived videos, and screenshots being shar...

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Tickle Your Spidey Senses With The Spider-Man Launch Trailer

Marvel's Spider-Man is nearly upon is, with only three weeks until release. A new gameplay trailer showcases the upcoming villains, Miles Morales and swinging through New York City.  In our recent preview Spider-Man after getting four hours wit...

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It’s Nice To See Nintendo Didn’t Forget About Mario 64

Last year’s great new Mario and Zelda games reinvigorated two series that seem to have finally found nostalgia for parts of their past they neglected. Super Mario Odyssey, especially, offered a tribute to Super Mario 64 that’s been overdue.Nearly two

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