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Microsoft Explains Why Elder Scrolls VI Might Be Exclusive

Microsoft Explains Why Elder Scrolls VI Might Be Exclusive

screenshot: ZeniMax The court proceedings to justify why Microsoft should be allowed to acquire Activision Blizzard are still currently ongoing. In response to the UK market regulator’s statement about the acquisition, the publisher suggests that it makes good business sense for them to make a “mid-sized” game like the upcoming Elder Scrolls VI exclusive, while …

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Oh No, Warzone 2.0 Fans May Be Getting Killed By Invisible Foes

Oh No, Warzone 2.0 Fans May Be Getting Killed By Invisible Foes

Image: Activision We’re less than a week into the life of Warzone 2.0an upgraded version of the hit free-to-play battle royale spinoff for call of duty, and players already think they’re dying at the hands of invisible opponents. While Activision hasn’t officially acknowledged the potential bug, players are already swapping tales of the dreaded glitch’s …

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Marvel's Avengers Spokesperson Loses Role Over Offensive Tweets

Marvel’s Avengers Spokesperson Loses Role Over Offensive Tweets

Image: Crystal Dynamics It’s a tale as old as Twitter itself: Person says stupid, offensive stuff in the past, person comes to prominence, old tweets get dug up, person apologizes, the internet holds court. The whole performance has just taken place once again, this time featuring Crystal Dynamics’ spokesperson and game design lead on Marvel’s …

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Ubisoft Back On Steam For Assassin's Creed Valhalla Last Update

Ubisoft Back On Steam For Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Last Update

Image: Ubisoft/Valve/Kotaku Ubisoft was one of many publishers in the last few years to ditch Steam for its own storefront or Epic’s launcher. And like so many, including Activision, Ubisoft is now coming back to Steam with the upcoming release of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla on the platform, after 2019 comments from the publisher suggested the …

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Weirdly, The GTA Remaster Devs Fixed The Worst Switch Port

Weirdly, The GTA Remaster Devs Fixed The Worst Switch Port

gif: Studio Wildcard / Digital Foundry / Kotaku Back in 2018, the Switch received one of its worst and most unplayable ports in the console’s history, a remarkable distinction given how many rough games are on the platform. You might know it, as it’s a pretty popular first-person open-world survival simulator called Ark: Survival Evolved. …

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Twitch Streamer Beats Every Souls Game Without Getting Hit Once

Twitch Streamer Beats Every Souls Game Without Getting Hit Once

The best, most wholesome shit.gif: Dinossindgeil/FromSoftware/Kotaku So, there’s this thing in the FromSoftware community called the “God Run.” It’s a challenge run where you play through the studio’s various Soulsborne games without getting hit. It’s difficult, but not impossible. Two of them have been completed by other streamers already. And now, a third God Run, …

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Overwatch 2 Selling $10 Mei Skin Even Though She's Unplayable

Overwatch 2 Selling $10 Mei Skin Even Though She’s Unplayable

If you’re cold, she’s cold. Let her in.Image: Blizzard / Kotaku Blizzard released a really cool new epic skin for Mei. The only problem is that players can’t see what her skin looks like because she’s been temporarily taken out of the game. Mei has been missing since Halloween, when Blizzard announced it would be …

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Here's Why Microsoft Canceled Its 'Keystone' Game Pass Console

Here’s Why Microsoft Canceled Its ‘Keystone’ Game Pass Console

Image: Microsoft Earlier this year, it seemed like Microsoft would reveal its Xbox Game Pass streaming device, codenamed Keystone, at any time. Fans even thought the company was teasing its release when it mysteriously appeared on a shelf last month. Instead, we got an app exclusive to Samsung smart TVs. And now the Xbox manufacturer …

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Someone Is Livestreaming All Of Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

Someone Is Livestreaming All Of Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

screenshot: Game Freak / Kotaku Sadly, it appears Nintendo is now just utterly helpless to leaks. So many first party games from the last couple of years have found their way online—either being streamed, or even ripped and playable on PC—a week or more ahead of their release. joining them, pokemon scarlet and Purple has …

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Modern Warfare 2 Fans Upset As Steam Pulls Family Sharing

Modern Warfare 2 Fans Upset As Steam Pulls Family Sharing

Image: Activision Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II fully launched on October 28 on consoles and PC via Steam and Battle.net. Initially, like many Steam games, it supported the service’s Family Sharing function. Thought as of yesterday, folks looking to share a single copy of the latest COD on Steam won’t be too happy as …

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