Pokémon GO’s Evolving Stars Event Means You Can Evolve Cosmog

Image: Niantic / Kotaku When Pokémon Go added Cosmog at the start of its latest quarterly season, the Season of Light, it was (of course) done in the most confusing manner possible. This fan-favorite pocket monster was finally part of the mobile game but in a form that apparently couldn’t evolve. Well, starting today, with … Read more

Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot New-Gen Version Gets January Release Date In New Trailer

Bandai Namco has released a new trailer for the new-gen release of Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot alongside news that it hits PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S in January.  More specifically, Kakarot comes to new-gen consoles on January 13, 2023, meaning we’re just a few months away from this re-release. To accompany today’s news, Bandai … Read more

Check Out 7 Minutes Of Wild Hearts Gameplay In New Trailer

Dynasty Warriors developer Omega Force and EA revealed Wild Hearts last week, giving players a glimpse of what’s to come in this new beast-hunting game.  Similar to Capcom’s Monster Hunter series, the central draw of Wild Hearts is the massive creatures and how you successfully hunt them down. You craft new weapons and armor along the … Read more

Platinum Games Confirms Jennifer Hale As The New Voice Of Bayonetta

Bayonetta 3 is Game Informer’s next cover story, and during our interviews with Platinum Games we asked if the months-long rumor that Bayonetta’s English voice actor in the first two games, Hellena Taylor, was stepping away from the role in the upcoming entry. Taylor cryptically hinted to fans last September that she may not return in Bayonetta 3, saying she wasn’t “at … Read more

Genshin Impact Will Not Add Endgame Content, Upsetting Players

Image: HoYoverse HoYoverse has always struggled to satisfy its hardcore Genshin Impact audience, but the tension came to a boil when the studio confirmed on October 1 that it will not add more endgame content. The endgame dungeon Spiral Abyss will remain the only way players can test their most competitive compositions. And a lot … Read more

This Top 100 Chess Player’s Cheating Confession Is Unbelievable

Photo: Hudson (Getty Images) On Tuesday evening, The Wall Street Journal published a high-level overview of a report produced by Chess.com, all about Hans Niemann, the player suspected of cheating at the Sinquefield Cup against reigning five-time World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen. (Possibly, the internet has repeatedly joked, with the help of anal beads.) Not … Read more

You Can’t Play Overwatch 2 Right Now Because It’s Under Attack

Image: Blizzard Entertainment If you’ve been having trouble getting into Overwatch 2 on launch, you’re not alone. Blizzard president Mike Ybarra announced on Twitter that the Overwatch 2 servers are currently undergoing a “mass” distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack. This is likely the main culprit for the connection issues plaguing anyone who’s trying to … Read more

Chess Pro In Anal Bead Scandal Accused Of Cheating 100+ Times

Screenshot: Saint Louis Chess Club / Kotaku Hans Niemann, who sparked the internet’s favorite anal bead meme last month after beating chess world champion Magnus Carlsen in a stunning upset, is now accused of cheating in over 100 online matches, according to a new unprecedented 72-page report by Chess.com. The world’s most popular website for … Read more