Automata’s Anime Series Gets a First Look

Image: A-1 Pictures PlatinumGames’ Nier: Automata is considered one of the best games of the 2010s, and in the last five years, the love for it has grown as it’s been replayed and expanded to other platforms. (Recent Secret doors also helped.) While it’s not clear if there’ll be a follow up to the game, … Read more

River City Girls Zero’s Fresh Coat Of Paint Isn’t Quite Enough

Images taken moments before disaster. Image: WayForward / Arc System Works We might have to wait a little while longer before we can ora ora ora our way into River City Girls 2, but beat ‘em up fans can satiate their hunger by time-warping into the rerelease of a much older game from the ‘90s, … Read more

Detective Pikachu 2 Developer Says It May Be ‘Nearing Release’

Image: Nintendo It’s been three years since The Pokémon Company announced Detective Pikachu 2 for the Nintendo Switch. And given the complete silence on the project since, you’d be forgiven for having completely forgotten it was ever a thing. However, due to a throwaway line on a developer’s LinkedIn profile, it seems it’s not only … Read more

Breath Of The Wild 2

Image: Nintendo / Kotaku Nintendo, ever the iconoclasts, chose the most recent Nintendo Direct to announce not the GameCube Zelda remakes we’re certain they’ve already finished, nor any information about the upcoming Mario movie, but instead to surprise-reveal the official title of Breath of the Wild 2 . It was The Legend Of Zelda: Tears … Read more

Splatoon 3’s Katana Turns My Squid Into A Ninja, And It Rules

Strike a pose before painting foes.Image: Nintendo Splatoon 3 is filled with an assortment of colorful weaponry. From guns that look like pencil sharpeners to paint buckets in the shape of bathtubs, Nintendo’s ink ‘em up has no shortage of personality, especially when it comes to your choice of paint-splattering equipment. But despite all the … Read more

Star Citizen Site Has Now Raised Over Half A Billion Dollars

Image: Cloud Imperium Star Citizen, a video game that exists as a Forever Promise, was first revealed to the world back in 2012 via a Kickstarter campaign that raised $2.1 million. In the decade since, through the announcements of spin-offs, modules, in-game economies and countless other features and half-baked ideas, the game seems no closer … Read more

Made In Abyss Deserves A Good Video Game, And This One Isn’t It

Image: Chime Corporation Anime adaptations of video games are entering a renaissance of sorts with the critical success of Netflix’s Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, Arcane, and Castlevania. Unfortunately, if we flip the process around, the same can’t be said for the latest video game adaptation of the dark fantasy anime Made in Abyss, which leaves a lot … Read more

Elden Ring Is Getting A Mini-Filled Board Game Adaptation

Image: Steamforged Games Presumptive GOTY Elden Ring is, in perhaps the least surprising piece of news that I’ll write for this site today, getting a board game adaptation. It won’t be the first Souls-like to get the tabletop treatment, of course. Back in 2016 a Dark Souls board game raised over $200,000 on Kickstarter in … Read more

Konami Surprise-Announces Suikoden 1 And 2 Remasters For 2023

Screenshot: Konami The long-term silence on the Suikoden games has mystified us, you, everyone, for over a decade. But Konami moves in mysterious ways, and last night at the Tokyo Game Show, the company knocked everyone off their chairs by surprise-announcing remasters of the first two games, due next year. It’s been ten years since … Read more

Square-Enix Ruins Cool Final Fantasy VII Figures With NFTs

Image: Square-Enix Collectibles When Square-Enix, one of the most famous games publishers in the world, announced that it was going to be delving into the world of NFTs—even as the world of NFTs crashed and burned around it—gamers were concerned about just how their games, everything from Final Fantasy to, uh, *checks notes* Various Daylife, … Read more