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Cyberpunk 2077 QA Team CEO Responds To Claims They Misled CDPR

Get off, you damn bug!screenshot: CD Project Cyberpunk 2077 will always be a cautionary tale of how not to make and release a game. It was notoriously marred by technical bugs and developmental woes and now, according to a new report from YouTuber Upper Echelon Gamers, a QA firm allegedly misled CD Projekt Red during …

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Neon White’s Leaderboards Are Getting Overrun By Cheaters

screenshot: Annapurna / Kotaku It’s like clockwork: A game comes out with a robust competitive component…and is instantly inundated by players who rocket to the top via nefarious, unsanctioned means—cheaters, in other words. The latest victim is Neon Whitea multi-genre speedrunning game developed by Angel Matrix and published by Annapurna Interactive. What’s most curious about …

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To Jin Yong Is A Wuxia Martial Arts Game That Looks Great

Today, a Chinese AAA studio announced that it would be adapting a famous wuxia novel series into a martial arts game. The demo trailer showed off stylish combat that heavily incorporates exaggerated aerial movements, which are a common hallmark of wuxia cinema but which I’ve rarely seen so gracefully replicated in games! In most action …

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London Gets New Trailer, Out On PC 2023

gif: Folon Team / Bethesda / Kotaku Sometimes you just wanna explore wastelands all by your lonesome. Aim Fallout 5 is years away, and Fallout 76 is…finealbeit multiplayer and developed under brutal working conditions. So many looking for the next big solo fallout experience have been closely watching the development of Fallout: Londonan impressive-looking fan …

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Maxing A Diablo Immortal Character Out Could Make You Go Broke

Diablo Immortal may be a solid mobile version of Blizzard’s hack-and-slash dungeon crawler, but it’s no secret the game has been mired in controversy due to its egregious microtransactions. It was previously speculated that maxing out a single character could cost as much as $100,000. However, it now seems the estimate was very low, as …

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343 May Add Microtransactions To Halo: The Master Chief Collection

Image: 343 Industries It’s one thing for free-to-play shooter Halo Infinite to have microtransactions. now Halo: The Master Chief Collection, a first-person shooter with a price tag, might see something similar. Perhaps. Developer 343 is still “exploring” a “potential” framework “for the future.” Introducing microtransactions might seem like an odd step for Halo: The Master …

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Elden Ring Maker Staffing Up For ‘Several’ New Projects

Image: FromSoftware Elden Ring finally released just a few months ago, topping the charts ever since, but FromSoftware doesn’t appear to be slowing down. Tea Dark Souls studio is already hiring for “multiple” new games, and director Hidetaka Miyazaki reports in a new interview that one of them is already close to completion. Earlier today, …

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Developers Share Tricks And Secret Hacks That Make Games Work

Image: Kotaku / Tortoon / Alexander_P (Shutterstock) Did you know all the horses in Assassin’s Creed 1 are built using really fucked up human skeletons? Or that TitanQuest used invisible squirrels as in-game timers? All of this is true and is more proof that games are mostly wild collections of code and hope that have …

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