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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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Sonic Co-Creator Yuji Naka Arrested Over Dragon Quest Game

Over the past 24 hours a number of people in Japan—including a Square Enix employee—have been arrested on insider trading charges related to a DragonQuest game announcement. Legendary Sega designer Yuji Naka is reportedly among them. The scandal centers around a studio called Aiming, which in 2020 was announced as the developer of a new …

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OG Splinter Cell Goes Free As Ubisoft Shares Remake Concept Art

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell turns 20 this month, and in recognition of the anniversary, Ubisoft has uploaded a 20-minute-long YouTube video with various developers talking about their experience behind the multi-vision goggles of stealthy assassin Sam Fisher. Additionally, the Toronto studio currently helming the remake announced last year has shared a handful of high-def “early …

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Sonic Frontiers Review-Bombed On Metacritic After Dunkey Video

Image: Sega / Kotaku Tea Metacritic page for the PlayStation 5 version of Sonic Frontiers is currently being review-bombed, seemingly in response to the latest video from popular gaming YouTuber Videogamedunkey. As you’d expect, sonic stans are coming back just as hard, defending the virtues of the blue hedgehog’s latest 3D adventure. sonic diehards claim …

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Looking Back at 10 Years Since Final Fantasy XIV 1.0 Ended

screenshot: Square-Enix Ten years ago, in a cataclysmic rain of flaring energy, Final Fantasy XIV died. That’s both true in the sense that the land of Eorzea was raked with the almighty megaflare of one of Final Fantasy‘s most powerful beings, the dragon Bahamut, and that developer Square Enix shut down the servers of its …

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You Still Have 10 Game Releases To Look Forward To This Year

Fantasy medieval game Blacktail, Krakow-based studio The Parasight’s debut, lets you play as folktale witch Baba Yaga in her bow-and-arrow-carrying youth. You command her fate, if she’s a good witch or a bad witch, depending on how you navigate the magical, dangerous forest she roams. “When living memories of her past return as foul, walking …

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An Open-World Game With Ghost of Tsushima Vibes, Tight Combat

Five months after I posted about a Chinese action game featuring aerial combatI’ve got another cool one to show you. Despite the silly name, Project: The Perceiver is a melancholy political drama that gives me some Ghost of Tsushima vibes. Aim Project: The Perceiver moves beyond the standard Soulslike combat. And when I saw the …

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