Top 14 Most Toxic Couples In Anime

If you’ve watched Nana, you may be entitled to emotional compensation.Screenshot: Madhouse / Hidive / Kotaku Trigger warning: sexual assault Pound for pound, the absolute worst couple in all of anime goes to Nana’s Hachiko Komatsu and Takumi. While other terrible couplings rank high for how their shows’ more supernatural story elements heighten their rampant … Read more

Resident Evil 4 Remake’s Raingate, Explained

This is the rain in question. What do you think?Gif: Game Informer / Capcom / Kotaku First, there was Spider-Man’s infamous Puddlegate. Then there were the not-so-watery streets of Cyberpunk 2077. Now it seems video game fans’ next watery, pre-release controversy involves the heavy rain seen in some early gameplay of the Resident Evil 4 … Read more

The Last Of Us On HBO Is Being Review Bombed

Screenshot: HBO / Kotaku Every day, I am begging the straights to be normal about men who kiss each other. The latest episode of The Last of Us seems to have caused many of them to lose their goddamn minds. The cause of their mass dissatisfaction? Two men having a loving relationship on an HBO … Read more

Subway Surfers Has Been Taking Over TikTok Feeds Lately

If you spend any time on TikTok, you may have noticed that a certain kind of video collage is popping up all over your For You page. Maybe it has a clip of the adult cartoon Family Guy in there, or socialist Twitch streamer Hasan “Hasanabi” Piker talking about Black Lives Matter. But no matter … Read more

Your Favorite Musician Probably Just Went Live On Twitch

Today there are famous people tweeting about Call of Duty and streaming on Twitch, something you might have at one point considered to be a more niche hobby reserved for the most hardcore gamers. But the industry is booming. HBO’s biggest TV show debut in the last ten years is about a zombie game. While … Read more

Get These Amazing Free Games On Your PS5 Before It’s Too Late

Image: FromSoftware / Sony The PlayStation Plus Collection is one of the best things the PS5 has going for it. Unfortunately, Sony’s killing it, and current subscribers only have a few months left to claim certified bangers like Bloodborne and Resident Evil 7 before the curated collection disappears for good. Sony broke the news on … Read more

Resident Evil 4 Remake Adds Sidequests, Makes Other Changes

Leon can, in fact, block Chainsaw Man (Capcom edition)‘s overhead. Sadly, it comes at a price.Screenshot: Capcom / Kotaku In a new Game Informer cover story, Capcom detailed some of the changes that the hotly anticipated remake of Resident Evil 4 is making to the original, hugely influential horror game. One of the major changes … Read more

One Of The Lowkey Best Nintendo Switch Deals Is Back

Image: Nintendo / Kotaku Nintendo has brought back its voucher program just in time for decent savings on some of the Switch’s biggest games. Missed out on Splatoon 3 or Bayonetta 3 last year? Now you can grab both for over $20 off. For the uninitiated, the voucher program works like this. Existing Switch Online … Read more

EA Kills In-Development Mash-Up Of Titanfall And Apex Legends

Image: Respawn Entertainment / EA Titanfall 2 fans have been desperate for something resembling a sequel for years now, and it sounds like Electronic Arts may have just cancelled the next best thing. Bloomberg reports that a project called Titanfall Legends was quietly cancelled yesterday amid a series of other cuts at the FIFA game … Read more

FFXIV Team Caught Cheating While Clearing Challenging New Raid

Image: Square Enix / Kotaku / PngAAA / Leon Bennett (Getty Images) A Final Fantasy XIV raid team had their world-record achievement revoked after they got caught using tools developer Square Enix considers a form of cheating. Unnamed_ , an FFXIV raid team, became the first in the world to clear The Omega Protocol, an … Read more