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Battlefield Company Slammed For Dunking On Single-Player Games

Battlefield Company Slammed For Dunking On Single-Player Games

Image: BioWare/Kotaku It’s been a while since Electronic Arts was the video game villain of the moment, but on Thursday the Fifa publisher sucked up all the oxygen in the room thanks to a bad joke made even worse by the company’s cutthroat history. If there’s one gaming mega corporation out there who shouldn’t have …

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Everything Shown At The Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase

Everything Shown At The Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase

Image: Atlus Switch-owning JRPG fans are feasting today. The biggest standouts from today’s Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase include Persona 5 Royal and Nier: Automata ports for the Nintendo Switch, but there were also neat-looking indie titles like the beautifully handcrafted RPG Time: The Legend of Wright and visually striking co-op adventure White. Here’s our …

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Overwatch 2 Will Replace The Original Game This October

Overwatch 2 Will Replace The Original Game This October

If you had a sneaking suspicion that Blizzard’s currently in-beta hero shooter Overwatch 2 would affect the 2016 original game in some way, you were absolutely correct. It turns out that when the upcoming sequel drops on October 4, it will straight-up replace Overwatch, rendering that now seven-year-old game unplayable. Now, what was that about …

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Aspyr Admit There’s No Way To Complete KOTOR II On Switch

Aspyr Admit There’s No Way To Complete KOTOR II On Switch

screenshot: Aspyr / Obsidian Er, whoops. Aspyr, the developer/porter behind the recent release of Knights Of The Old Republic II on Nintendo Switch, has tweeted that it’s aware the game is currently impossible to finish. The Austin-based Aspyr made its name porting classic games to new systems, most recently bringing a slew of Star Wars …

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The PS2’s Jak & Daxter Is Being ‘Ported’ To The PC By Fans

The PS2’s Jak & Daxter Is Being ‘Ported’ To The PC By Fans

Image: Naughty Dog Over the past few years we’ve started seeing something beautiful happen: fans of classic console games are taking old code and creating native PC versions of games that never saw an official release. We’ve seen it with some Nintendo gamesbut now we’re seeing it with a PlayStation platformer as well. This isn’t …

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Final Fantasy VII Prequel Crisis Core Getting Remake Treatment

Final Fantasy VII Prequel Crisis Core Getting Remake Treatment

screenshot: Square-Enix During today’s Final Fantasy VII anniversary celebration, Square Enix announced that the game’s prequel spin-off CrisisCore will be pulled from a life of relative obscurity on a long-dead handheld device with a remake of its own. The remake, officially titled Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunionappears to utilize the same engine as Final …

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Kojima Reassures Sony Fans He’s Still Working With PlayStation

Kojima Reassures Sony Fans He’s Still Working With PlayStation

Image: Kojima Productions Do you hear that? Out in the distance, you can hear thousands of angry fanboys continuing to fight online in the endlessly sad console war. The latest battle involves Metal Gear and death stranding creator Hideo Kojima and his independent studio deciding to do business with Microsoft and work on an Xbox-exclusive …

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