Apex Legends’ Third Season Will Bring A New Character, Changes To Ranked Mode

Respawn has officially revealed the next champion slated to join Apex Legends. Players can get their hands on hacker Crypto, a brand new weapon, and a slew of battle pass goodies alongside extensive changes to the game’s Ranked mode when

Apple Arcade Is Mobile Gaming Without All The Bullshit

Entering into the busiest video game season of the year, we didn’t exactly need Apple Arcade, nor did we really want it, given Apple’s mediocre stewardship of video games for the past decade. What a shock, then, that Apple Arcade

Ask Dr. NerdLove: I Still Hate My Ex

Hello, you hideous and shimmering sexbeasts, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column to guide you through the Metroidvania of love.Read more...

I Wish Games Didn’t Update So Much

Where a video game goes, a patch will surely follow. It wasn’t that long ago that updates were rare things, but today almost every game will get updated at some point—some far more than others. While it may sound strange,

‘There Is Always Hope:’ Why Young Adults Are Coming to the UN Youth Climate Summit

Hundreds of young people from around the world have congregated in New York. It’s nearly Climate Week, a huge strike is happening on Friday, and the United Nations has awarded some 100 young climate activists from different corners of the

How to File a Claim for The Yahoo Breach Settlement

With all the big corporate data breaches that have been discovered over the past few years, you might have forgotten about the one at Yahoo that exposed 500 million account passwords in 2016.Read more...

Shadowkeep Narrative Preview – Chapter Four

Turn-Based Survival Game Overland Is Like An Indie Rock XCOM

In my couple of hours with turn-based survival game Overland, I’ve lived multiple short, doomed lives in the post-apocalypse. These lives unfolded in in gas stations and on street corners, and they were filled with the pursuit of gas cans

Tips For Playing The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening

Link’s Awakening is not a challenging game, but it can be a little abstruse. Originally released for the Game Boy in 1993 and overhauled for Switch in a delightful remake that’s out this week, the fourth Zelda is full of

Chris and Jason are playing (for exactly 15 minutes) the remake of The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awake

Chris and Jason are playing (for exactly 15 minutes) the remake of The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening. Join us in the chat for this brief stream!Read more...

I Have Had It With Games That Always Send Me On Detours

I don’t trust waypoints anymore. You know, those little icons on video game maps that show you where your goal is? They’re filthy liars, and I wouldn’t trust them with my coffee money.Read more...

Accessorize Any Apple Watch With a $7 Sport Band, In the Color Of Your Choice

One of the nice things about Apple Watches is that whether you bought an original model years ago, or have a Series 5 arriving tomorrow, the same bands will fit on all of them.Read more...

Nintendo Switch Lite: The Kotaku Review

The Nintendo Switch Lite is one of the finest handheld gaming devices I’ve ever used. It’s sturdy, stylish, and comfortable. It launches with a library that’s already over 2,500 games strong. If all you’re looking for from the Nintendo Switch

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Thursday’s Best Deals: Logitech Clearance, New iPhone Accessories, Costco Membership, and More

A Logitech Gold Box, Wayfair Clearance Sale, and 1-Year Costco Gold Star Membership lead off Thursday’s best deals from around the web.Read more...

Unlock Qi’s Aesthetic Potential With These Disguised Wireless Charging Pads

Wireless charging is one of those features that only seems moderately cool...until you start using it, become addicted, and can’t ever go back to old-fashioned cables. Trouble is, wireless chargers aren’t exactly pretty, and they take up valuable space...

Go Make Some Marios For $13 Off

Super Mario Maker 2 has enough Nintendo-crafted Mario levels to be worth its $60 MSRP, and the endless ecosystem of player-created levels is one of the most creative spaces in all of gaming. If you were holding out for a

19 Things You Can Do in iOS 13 That You Couldn’t Before

Happy iOS 13 day! If you’ve got an iPhone 6s or something newer, get ready for your iOS 13 update, which will roll out today. We’ve seen beta releases and on-stage demos, but here’s the definitive list of all the

The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening: The Kotaku Review

The best feeling you can possibly feel while playing a video game is the act of swinging a sword in Zelda. I came to this conclusion recently, while playing the new remake of Link’s Awakening and trying to pinpoint exactly

The Art of Writing JRPGs

If there is one thing Yoshitaka Murayama knows better than few people in the world, it’s how to bring Japanese role-playing games to life. While at Konami, he created the Suikoden series and more recently did the scenario for The

Late TAY Retro: NES / Game Boy | The Simpsons: Bart vs. the World / Bart Simpson’s Escape from Camp

Late TAY Retro: NES / Game Boy | The Simpsons: Bart vs. the World / Bart Simpson’s Escape from Camp Deadly | TV Commercial (NA)Read more...

The Tankiest Of Tanks

Bruno Gauthier Leblanc is an art director at Eidos Montreal, the studio behind Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Thief and Deus Ex: Mankind Divided.Read more...

DOTA 2 Cheats Are Getting Their Asses Banned Until 2038

Valve released a matchmaking update for DOTA 2 yesterday, and as part of that some players breaking the rules have begun receiving comically long bans.Read more...

Eight Tips For Using The New Steam Library

Yesterday, Steam’s first big library overhaul in eons entered open beta. The fresh coat of paint and (virtual) new shelves make for welcome additions, but it’s going to take some getting used to. Then there’s the new community-centric game page

Crying Suns Is Like FTL But With A Better Story

After raising over €72,000 in crowdfunded donations last year, Crying Suns is set to arrive on Steam tomorrow, September 19. Its art style and core mechanics both draw obvious inspiration from similar, years-old releases, with a narrative that constant...

The 10 Best Deals of September 18, 2019

We see a lot of deals around the web over on gamequit.com, but these were our ten favorites today.Read more...