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Here Is A Thing That Happens In Destiny 2 Here Is A Thing That Happens In Destiny 2

Destiny 2, a video game in which players travel through space trying not to get their raids ruined by glitches, is full of fun easter eggs. Here’s one of them.

Why People Love Metroid So Much Why People Love Metroid So Much

Samus Aran made her grand return to video games last week following a seven-year absence, and if you’re wondering why that’s such a big deal, Kotaku Splitscreen is here to help.

The excellent puzzle game The Witness is out today for iPad and iPhone. Ten bucks gets you one of our favorite games of 2016, a game that’s best described as a Metroidvania where all the tools are in your head.

The Worst Strategy Guide Ever Made The Worst Strategy Guide Ever Made

Pop quiz: does the name “PlayOnline” make your blood boil, or at least cause one of your eyes to start twitching? No? Lucky you. If it does, you might be familiar with the worst strategy guide in video game history.

Nintendo Files Copyright Strikes Against Super Mario 64 Online Nintendo Files Copyright Strikes Against Super Mario 64 Online

Nintendo has issued copyright strikes against multiple accounts belonging to a well-known Super Mario 64 ROM hacker, days after the release of his newest project, a multiplayer hack called Super Mario 64 Online.

Danganronpa V3 Can't Resist A Good Splatoon Joke Danganronpa V3 Can't Resist A Good Splatoon Joke

The newest Danganronpa is full of pop culture references, including quite a few that may surprise you. My favorite so far is this inventory item. Screw you, squids.

Octopath Traveler's Switch Demo Is A Blast Of JRPG Goodness  Octopath Traveler's Switch Demo Is A Blast Of JRPG Goodness 

Last week, Square Enix surprise-released a demo of the upcoming role-playing game Octopath Traveler, and you will be pleased to hear that it’s excellent. The best part? Nobody can complain that it’s not coming to Switch.

Why Video Games Cost So Much To Make Why Video Games Cost So Much To Make

Video game publishers are notoriously secretive about the budgets behind their games, but when a number does slip out, it can be shocking. Games like Call of Duty and Grand Theft Auto cost hundreds of millions of dollars to make, which is tough to fathom—until you do the math.

Why Some Video Game Fonts Are Better Than Others Why Some Video Game Fonts Are Better Than Others

What makes video game fonts look good? And why does Final Fantasy VI’s Steam and iOS text feel so amateurish? Today on Kotaku Splitscreen, we’ve got an expert typographer to give us the answers.

The Reward For Going Flawless In Destiny 2's Trials Is Pretty Strange The Reward For Going Flawless In Destiny 2's Trials Is Pretty Strange

It only took a few minutes for Destiny 2 players to go flawless in the new competitive mode, Trials of the Nine, which went live this afternoon. And the reward is... well, let me put a spoiler warning here just in case you want to discover for yourself.

Destiny 2's New Raid Is A Massive Contraption Full Of Secrets Destiny 2's New Raid Is A Massive Contraption Full Of Secrets

Destiny 2, a video game in which players travel through space, accidentally dismantling legendary mods and wasting hours of progress, just got a brand new raid called the Leviathan. And it’s one of the coolest things Bungie has done so far.

The upcoming Switch version of Doom won’t come with multiplayer on the cartridge, Bethesda told Engadget. You’ll have to download a free update to play with other people. SnapMap, the game’s level editor, won’t be available at all on Switch. These are the sacrifices we make to play games on the go, huh?

How To Level Your Power Quickly In Destiny 2 How To Level Your Power Quickly In Destiny 2

So you just picked up Destiny 2 and want to know how to power up for the raid as quickly as possible. Or maybe you’re stuck in the mid-200s and just don’t know what to do next. Don’t worry. We’re here to help.

Final Fantasy XV's Director Clears Up A Major Ending Plot Point Final Fantasy XV's Director Clears Up A Major Ending Plot Point

There’s one big plot point left ambiguous at the end of Final Fantasy XV, so I thought I’d ask director Hajime Tabata about it. In an interview earlier this month, he offered some helpful clarification, also acknowledging that the game’s story was a bit... messy.

Yes, Please Inject Nintendo Switch RPG Octopath Traveler Directly Into My Veins Yes, Please Inject Nintendo Switch RPG Octopath Traveler Directly Into My Veins

The team behind Bravely Default is making a Nintendo Switch exclusive called Octopath Traveler. It looks beautiful, and there’s a demo out tonight.

The next big Nintendo Direct starts at 6pm ET tonight. It’ll run around 45 minutes and be full of Switch and 3DS news. Watch here!

Uncharted 4 Co-Director Bruce Straley Leaves Naughty Dog Uncharted 4 Co-Director Bruce Straley Leaves Naughty Dog

Bruce Straley, co-director of The Last of Us and Uncharted 4, is officially leaving Naughty Dog following an extensive sabbatical.

Bungie Removes Destiny 2 Glove With 'Hate Symbol' On It Bungie Removes Destiny 2 Glove With 'Hate Symbol' On It

Bungie is changing a gauntlet in Destiny 2 that was based on an alt-right symbol, the developer said today.

The next game from Journey developer Thatgamecompany is Sky, an Apple TV, iPhone, and iPad social adventure. Looks pretty! [UPDATE (3:59pm): Thatgamecompany says it’s “first coming” to Apple, meaning other platforms will follow.]

Battlegrounds won’t be out on PS4 for a while, but while you wait, you can check out Fortnite’s 100-person Battle Royale mode, which launches September 26 (for PS4 as well as Xbox One, PC, and Mac). Last player standing wins. Of course.

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