Nintendo Switch becomes the fastest-selling home video game system of all time in the U.S.

Nintendo Switch has become the fastest-selling home video game system in U.S. history. The home console that players can take wherever they go launched March 3, 2017, and in 10 months has sold more than 4.8 million units in the

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The Miiverse Has Been Saved, Preserving 72,135,190 Drawings

Not all of them are hairy dicks.As we discussed in September, despite Nintendo’s decision to kill the Miiverse—an online community for the Wii U and 3DS—late last year, some fans and engineers wanted to save everything that had been posted

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We’re playing Echo live now on Twitch.

We’re playing Echo live now on Twitch. It’s a stealth-puzzle game where the enemies learn whatever actions we perform. Which means we probably shouldn’t shoot them..

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Kylo Ren’s SNL Gag Is Now A Battlefront II Mod

Remember Matt The Technician, Kylo Ren’s run as an Undercover Boss on Saturday Night Live? It’s in Battlefront II now.This lil’ mod takes the game’s Unmasked Kylo Ren skin and replaces it with Matt, who is shredded, and definitely not

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Japanese-Exclusive Tingle Game Gets Fan Translation

Japanese-Exclusive Tingle Game Gets Fan Translation

Nintendo thinks Tingle is weird enough to make games of, but maybe too weird to localize said games. The second Tingle game never made it out in English, but fans have finally brought their favorite fairy-person to

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Style Savvy: Styling Star: The Kotaku Review

The best thing about the newest Style Savvy isn’t the cute outfits or the glamorous fantasy. It’s that it makes you feel good about helping people.Style Savvy is a series of games about running a boutique. In them, you have

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We’re looking for a hungry journalist to be Kotaku’s new freelance weekend editor.

We’re looking for a hungry journalist to be Kotaku’s new freelance weekend editor. If you want to write about games and the people who play them, or if you’re itching to tell the stories nobody else is covering, apply

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The 10 Best Deals of January 3, 2018

We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today.Head over to our main post for more deals, and follow us on Twitter and Facebook to never miss a chance

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Mass Effect Graphics Mod Makes Garrus’ Scales Even More Detailed 

2017 came and went without any word from Bioware on when and if a proper remaster of the Mass Effect trilogy will ever happen. Fortunately the first game in the series is still getting new updates via mods that add

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The Best Places To Start On PUBG’s Desert Map

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ desert map of Miramar is a massive sprawl of cities, mountain complexes and hidden bases. The new map’s sheer scale provides an overwhelming number of potential locations to drop into at the start of a match. Here are

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Logan Paul’s Career Isn’t Over—It’s Going To Get Even Bigger 

2017’s “YouTube Rewind,” the end-of-year advertisement for the biggest trends and hottest creators on the platform, urges people to come together after an awful year. This heartfelt sentiment lasts about thirty seconds before the camera plunges back do...

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Why You Should Skip Wolfenstein’s Comic Adaptation

Why You Should Skip Wolfenstein’s Comic Adaptation

Wolfenstein Volume 1 is a comic collection centered on Wolfenstein II's new character: The Professor. The Professor is a sniper who throws out sassy remarks just as often as she's ejecting rounds from her rifle.

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2018 Video Game Release Schedule

2018 Video Game Release Schedule

If you're wondering what games are coming up in 2018, we've put them all in one convenient location. This list will be continually updated to act as a living, breathing schedule as new dates are announced, titles

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Dragon Ball FighterZ’s Intro Shows Off The Game’s Roster

Bandai Namco has released the intro video for Dragon Ball FighterZ, which is mostly made up of quick cuts and zoom-ins on the characters. The intro is using the in-game graphics to show off the entire roster of characters, obviously starting

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IGN Fires Editor-In-Chief For ‘Alleged Misconduct’

The massive gaming website IGN has fired its editor-in-chief, Steve Butts, after an investigation into alleged workplace misconduct, the company said today.“IGN initiated an investigation into alleged misconduct involving Steve Butts. As a result of th...

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Insurgency: Sandstorm Cancels Single-Player And Cooperative Campaigns

Insurgency: Sandstorm Cancels Single-Player And Cooperative Campaigns

UPDATE: New Worlds commented to us that, while the single-player is currently no longer being worked on, the developer is leaving the option to return to it on the table down the road. The original story is

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi Makes The Force Awakens Much More Interesting

Back when it came out, Star Wars: The Force Awakens played like a straightforward homage to 1977’s Star Wars. It was plenty fun, but wasn’t all that deep. Now that I’ve seen its follow-up, The Last Jedi, The Force Awakens

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Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle Story DLC Might Come In June

Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle Story DLC Might Come In June

A leak from the Japanese eShop page for Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle's expansion pass suggests the first story DLC for the game will land in June, at least in Japan. The XCOM-like strategy RPG is soon to

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Destiny 2 HotFix – 1/03/2018

The one about season access

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Reader Discussion – What Did You Play Over The Break?

Reader Discussion – What Did You Play Over The Break?

We're back in the office here at Game Informer, and presumably, that means your life is also returning to normal. What did you play over the holiday break? I finished Hollow Knight and Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

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Reader Discussion – What Did You Play Over The Break?

Reader Discussion – What Did You Play Over The Break?

We're back in the office here at Game Informer, and presumably, that means your life is also returning to normal. What did you play over the holiday break? I finished Hollow Knight and Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

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Someone Beat The Zelda DLC’s Boss Naked And With Three Hearts

No shirt, no shoes, no problem.The final challenge of The Legend of Zelda: The Breath of the Wild’s Champions’ Ballad DLC revolves around a boss fight with Monk Maz Koshia, a wiley warrior from the Sheikah tribe who employs traps

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Fire Pro Wrestling World Coming To PS4

Fire Pro Wrestling World Coming To PS4

Spike Chunsoft has announced that it's bringing the retro-style sports sim Fire Pro Wrestling World to the PlayStation 4 this summer. The game, currently available on Steam, will feature the names and likenesses of several New Japan

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Fire Pro Wrestling World Coming To PS4

Fire Pro Wrestling World Coming To PS4

Spike Chunsoft has announced that it's bringing the retro-style sports sim Fire Pro Wrestling World to the PlayStation 4 this summer. The game, currently available on Steam, will feature the names and likenesses of several New Japan

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Monster Hunter: World PC Coming Autumn 2018, New Free Monsters Coming After Launch

Monster Hunter: World PC Coming Autumn 2018, New Free Monsters Coming After Launch

Monster Hunter World is coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on January 26, but the PC version is going to be a little closer to the end of 2018. #MHWorld is currently being optimized

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Monster Hunter: World PC Coming Autumn 2018, New Free Monsters Coming After Launch

Monster Hunter: World PC Coming Autumn 2018, New Free Monsters Coming After Launch

Monster Hunter World is coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on January 26, but the PC version is going to be a little closer to the end of 2018. #MHWorld is currently being optimized

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