Kotaku 2020-03-18 22:19:00

White House Doctor: We Need Millennials To Stay Healthy Because They Know How To Speedrun Video Games

During today’s White House press conference the Trump administration’s Coronavirus Task Force response coordinator, Dr. Deborah Birx, called on millenials to take the threat of infection more seriously. Why? Because they are “part of that group that br...

Animal Crossing’s Character Creator Is Better Than Ever

Animal Crossing: New Horizons lets players get really creative with some new custom character features to choose from. I’ve been having a great time kicking off on my new island life in style.Read more...

Physical Copies Of Final Fantasy VII Remake May Be Delayed Due To Pandemic

The current covid-19 pandemic has left many things uncertain. As businesses struggle to adjust to the situation, video game publishers are preparing players for unexpected disruptions to their gaming plans. Square-Enix is now cautioning players that wh...

Animal Crossing Taught Me How To Be An Adult

Much of the time, but especially right now, the world doesn’t feel like it makes a whole lot of sense. It’s chaotic, it’s unpredictable, and things always seem to come up that completely derail the best-made plans. I learned that

Phantasy Star Online 2 Shows Its Age, But It’s Still Great

Phantasy Star Online 2’s open beta kicked off on the Xbox One last night. The loot-gathering, monster-bashing multiplayer game originally released in 2012 but never came to the West. How does it feel eight years later? A little clunky but

Nioh 2 Tips For Newcomers

Nioh 2 is a fantastic game, but it’s hard as hell, and if you’re new to the series it can be daunting. Here are a handful of very basic tips to help you out if you’re a fresh-faced new player.Read

Satirical Twitch Streamer Kaceytron Suspended For ‘Insensitive’ Coronavirus Joke

While Twitch has not explicitly stated that dark jokes about covid-19 are grounds for an indefinite stay in the site’s purple-barred slammer, it’s now spoken with its actions. Popular satirical streamer Kaceytron has been suspended after making such a ...

What To Expect When You’re Expecting During a Pandemic

The classic pregnancy book What to Expect When You’re Expecting lists a few common questions women ask themselves before their baby’s due date, including “Can I work until I deliver?” and “Will I know labor when I feel it?” (Answers:

All the New Things We Learned From Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’s Home Release

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is finally home. With its release early to digital this past weekend, and the Blu-ray coming on March 31, fans can finally watch all nine Star Wars Skywalker Saga movies in the comfort of

Microsoft Adds More Stuff You Probably Won’t Use To Game Pass Ultimate

Today, Microsoft announced it’s expanding the Game Pass Ultimate subscription to include “perks,” extra goodies like in-game currency and cosmetic packs for certain games available through the service. While it’s a small gesture, it’s part of the compa...

Five Inexpensive Add-Ons to Power Up Your Home-Built PC

When building a PC, most people focus their attention on the core hardware: the motherboard, CPU, graphics card, and so on. But once your build is up and running, you can still make improvements. Here are five cheap accessories that

These Free Mobile Games Can Help You Cope With Cabin Fever

Everyone needs a distraction right now. You know it. I know it. Game developers know it, too, and a few of them have generously decided to make their iOS games temporarily free for anyone looking for a fun distraction to

Here Are The PlayStation 5’s Technical Specs

It might only have 10.28 teraflops to the Xbox Series X’s 12, but the PlayStation 5 is still a pretty powerful machine. Check out the hardware powering Sony’s next-gen console, including its custom AMD Zen 2 CPU and super-fast SSD.Read

Overwatch’s Newest Hero Is Echo, A Long-Awaited AI Robot

Seven months after the release of its last new hero, Overwatch is finally getting a new one. Echo, who players of the popular team shooter have been salivating over ever since she made her cinematic debut in the 2018 trailer

Clear the Air While Listening to Bops With a Winix Air Purifier

Tower Air Purifier w/ Bluetooth Speaker | $180 | Woot Read more...

Kotaku 2020-03-18 15:30:00

Wednesday’s Best Deals: Dyson Vacuum, Anker Charger, PS4 Gaming Headset, and More

A BioBidet attachment, memory foam slippers, standing desk, and a Tacklife tire pressure gauge lead off Wednesday’s best deals from across the internet. Read more...

This $14 Gaming Headset Will Help You Get The Most Out of Your PS4

PS4 Gaming Headset | $14+ | Amazon | Promo code 6SCJM7U8Read more...

There’s An Official MapleStory Gaming Chair And It’s Precious

Everybody deserves a fancy gaming chair. That includes players of a 17-year-old side-scrolling 2D Korean MMO. Nexon America has partnered with gaming chair maker DXRacer to create this adorable $380 pink, purple, and white seating surface based on Mapl...

Hearthstone Adds Demon Hunters, Its First New Class Since Launch

After six years of card-battling Mages, Priests, Shaman, Warriors, Rogues, Hunters, Warlocks, and Paladins, Blizzard’s World of Warcraft-inspired trading card game finally gets some new blood. The Demon Hunter arrives on April 7 as part of the Ashes of...

Today in Kagawa, Japan, the local government passed a rule about underage gaming: For those under 18

Today in Kagawa, Japan, the local government passed a rule about underage gaming: For those under 18 years old, gaming is limited to sixty minutes a day. Minors can play for 90 minutes on holidays. The government cannot legally enforce

Watch HDTV For Free With This $7 Aukey Antenna

Aukey Indoor Digital TV Antenna |  $7 | Amazon | Use code 96MIIJH2Read more...

Watch HDTV For Free With This $7 Aukey Antenna

Aukey Indoor Digital TV Antenna |  $7 | Amazon | Use code 96MIIJH2Read more...

Capcom’s Human Anatomical Reference For Artists 

Over twenty years ago, Capcom created an anatomical reference guide that is apparently still in use today when bringing characters to life.Read more...

Game over, man: How Aliens—not Alien—shaped three decades of gaming history

Although the Alien franchise has cast a long and lingering shadow over the world of video games, it was never the lone xenomorph—lurking in the gloom above the Nostromo’s brightly lit corridors, picking its crew off one by one—that would