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

How To Actually Play Netflix’s Surprisingly Terrific Games

How To Actually Play Netflix’s Surprisingly Terrific Games

Image: Digital Sun Yes, Netflix has some excellent games, but no one’s playing them. According to a recent report, less than 1 percent of people who subscribe to the streaming service actually avail themselves of its free games. That stat surely isn’t helped by the process you’ve gotta go through to play, which, while not … Read more

Elden Ring Fans Rejoice As Dreaded Bloodhound Step Nerfed In Enormous Gameplay Update

Elden Ring Fans Rejoice As Dreaded Bloodhound Step Nerfed In Enormous Gameplay Update

Screenshot: FromSoftware It’s been a while since Elden Ring saw any love, but patch 1.06 is here. There’s not much in the way of new additions, though notably the update means you can now do co-op or invasions in multiple places at once in addition to having a larger invasion area. There’s also a new … Read more

Rollback Netcode Announcements Made For Multiple Fighting Games At EVO 2022

Rollback Netcode Announcements Made For Multiple Fighting Games At EVO 2022

Image: Bandai Namco EVO, the year’s biggest fighting games event, went down over the weekend, and in terms of news perhaps the biggest announcement was that not one but two games will be getting Rollback Netcode improvements over the next 12 months. Don’t know what that means, or why it’s important? I got you! So … 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