Elden Ring One-Shot Boss Kills Show Faith Builds Are Strong AF

Elden Ring One-Shot Boss Kills Show Faith Builds Are Strong AF

Elden Ring‘s faith stat is pretty flexible to build around, particularly because developer FromSoftware baked so many incantations and spells into the game. Still, it tends to see very little use at high levels, as YouTuber Your Average Gamer put it in an email to Kotaku Dot Com, folks claim it’s not as good as … Read more

Everything You Need To Know About The Weird New Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands Class

Everything You Need To Know About The Weird New Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands Class

Screenshot: Gearbox For those who love the grind, Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands is Borderlands heaven. For those who don’t, it’s a solid shooter that lacks the sharp hooks of a true-to-form live-service game. I imagine this dynamic will remain much the same in the wake of the game’s latest expansion, which adds the game’s first new … Read more

Everything We Learned About Splatoon 3

Everything We Learned About Splatoon 3

Image: Nintendo Nintendo opened the floodgates today and unleashed a torrent of info about its upcoming party shooter, Splatoon 3. In addition to revealing 12 new maps, a Wednesday Direct also showcased new weapons, personal lockers, and shops galore. Splatfests are also confirmed, with three idols at the helm this time around. It was a … Read more

The Next Call of Duty Will Turn the F1 Singapore Grand Prix Into a Battlefield

The Next Call of Duty Will Turn the F1 Singapore Grand Prix Into a Battlefield

The upcoming Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II — not a remake of 2009’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, but rather a sequel to 2019’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfarethe reboot of the original 2007 Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare — will have a Formula 1-themed multiplayer map. It’s called “Marina Bay Grand … Read more

New Steam Shooter Is Basically Half-Life 2 And It Rules

New Steam Shooter Is Basically Half-Life 2 And It Rules

GIF: Siris Pendrake / Kotaku I’ve probably written this before on this very website, but whenever someone asks me what my favorite video game is, my default answer is Half-Life 2. So any game that tries to capture Half-Life 2‘s excellent mix of exploration, action, puzzle-solving, and emptiness has my attention. And if that game … Read more

With its new DLC, Into The Breach is instantly one of the best mobile games ever

With its new DLC, Into The Breach is instantly one of the best mobile games ever

Into The Breach on AndroidScreenshot: Subset Games/Netflix Every Friday, AV Club Staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Playing This Weekend? Back … Read more

Lawyer To Pay Activision For Not Playing Call Of Duty, Judge Decrees

Lawyer To Pay Activision For Not Playing Call Of Duty, Judge Decrees

Uh, say what now?Image: Infinity Ward A lawsuit against Activision Blizzard was dismissed last month because, according to a judge in the Southern California District Court where the complaint was brought, the plaintiffs didn’t play enough Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare to make an informed case against the maligned publisher. For once in Activision Blizzard’s … Read more