Half-Life 2’s Excellent PC VR Mod Is Almost Too Good To Be True

Gif: Valve / Source VR Mod Team / Kotaku As of final week, a long-held dream of taking part in Valve’s landmark 2004 shooter Half-Life 2 in digital actuality has lastly come to fruition. The journey started almost 10 years in the past, when a person named Nathan Andrews managed to hack collectively a working … Read more

Blizzard Announces LGBTQ+ Inclusive Programs For Overwatch 2

(*2*) Screenshot: Blizzard Today, Activision Blizzard introduced three applications coming to Overwatch 2‘s aggressive and informal scene. These intention to foster a wholesome surroundings, with a concentrate on its new and returning LGBTQ+ participant base. In a weblog publish titledCalling All Heroes,” the Overwatch workforce and its aggressive E-Sports program, Overwatch League (OWL), introduced it … Read more

GameStop Pre-Orders Are A Major Mess Right Now, Staff Says

Photo: SOPA Images (Getty Images) “Is there something you wish to pre-order?” Almost no one walks out and in of a GameStop with out listening to these phrases. Employees are measured in opposition to what number of pre-orders they will rack up whereas GameStop rakes within the money months forward of a recreation’s precise launch. … Read more

Stadia’s Sudden Shutdown Blindsided Staff, Devs, And Bungie

Photo: Hulton Archive / Stringer / Kotaku (Getty Images) Few thought Google’s troubled streaming service, Stadia, would possibly ever develop into a dominant participant within the gaming trade, however nearly nobody anticipated it to shut down so abruptly, together with the corporate’s personal workers. Stadia VP Phil Harrison, quick turning into the grim reaper of … Read more

Chess Fans Think Big Scandal Is Causing More Online Cheating

Photo: Dean Mouhtaropoulos (Getty Images) Remember the anal bead dishonest controversy? As a lot as I’d prefer to neglect, it seems that lots of people are nonetheless serious about it. Some chess gamers have reported an uptick in computer-aided dishonest Chess.com matches ever for the reason that story about Hans Niemann broke. One participant has … Read more

Among Us Players Are Using The Lobbies To Have Cyber ​​Sex Now

Filtering by means of the North American server of Among Us, customers will stumble throughout a wide range of oddly-titled lobbies. “HornyRPOnly,” or “SingleGirl,” even “Horny Bakugo RP.” Inside these lobbies are a large number of attractive avid gamers, looking for like-minded people to cyber with. As a 27-year-old trying to play their favourite responsible … Read more

This Deluxe Steam Deck Kickstand Makes A Huge Difference

Photo: Kotaku While the Steam Deck, Valve’s souped-up mini PC, presents a wealth of gaming experiences in a conveyable format, the shortage of a kickstand has been a sore spot. Enter the Deckmate: A easy, plastic bracket that allows you to connect not only a very useful kickstand, but in addition a number of different … Read more

Assassin’s Creed Boss Seems Clueless On Ubisoft’s Toxic Culture

Photo: Christian Petersen (Getty Images) In a new interview with La Presse, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot appeared to say that toxicity within the video games business comes from vital “friction” within the inventive course of. The implication was that it was nearly inescapable. Two years into a office reckoning over sexual harassment, misconduct, and browbeating … Read more