Tag: Creative works

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 …

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Last Of Us Star Was Afraid This N64 Classic Would Ruin His Life

“I got your number, Offerman.”Image: Weird / Jimmy Kimmel / Kotaku Nick Offerman, the actor who portrayed survivalist Bill in the knockout third episode of HBO’s post-apocalyptic drama The Last of Ushas revealed that not only has he not played the game the show is based on, he also hasn’t played any video game in …

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James Cameron admits Jack could have survived Titanic

James CameronPhoto: Chung Sung-Jun (Getty Images) OK Titanic fans, YouTube video essayists, and “Let’s debate this topic” Hinge prompt users everywhere: it’s time to put this one to rest once and for all. From the mouth of James Cameron himself, Jack could have maybe, possibly survived his watery grave at the end of Titanic. But …

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Resident Evil 4 Remake Adds Sidequests, Makes Other Changes

Leon can, in fact, block Chainsaw Man (Capcom edition)’s overhead. Unfortunately, it comes at a price.Screenshots: 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 coming to …

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You Can’t Unsee Twitter’s ‘Useless’ But Amazing Animation Facts

Screenshots: DreamWorks/Kotaku Each day, I walk down the path of blue-lit internet highways, through Instagram rabbit holes to nowhere, across Wikipedia pages I don’t remember why I was scanning, my face painted a clinical white by my favorite Google question, “Do I have a UTI?” I do not have a UTI, at least not until …

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What To Expect (And What Not To Expect) From Ubisoft In 2023

PlayStation And to finish, here’s the least likely Ubisoft game to see released in 2023, or perhaps, ever. Which is incredibly sad. The original 2003 Prince of Persia: Sands of Time was revelatory. An exceptional game that reinvented how all third-person action games should be played, with its astonishing rewinding time mechanic, and fabulous 3D …

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Disney Fans Sell Splash Mountain Water For $150 After Closing

Photo: Kotaku / Valentina Antuganova (Shutterstock) / Bryan R. Smith (Getty Images) Popular Disney World ride Splash Mountain—based on animated scenes from the controversial 1960s Disney film, Song of the South—has shut down. A lot of people loved the ride, which dated back to 1992, so it makes sense that yesterday, Disney adults and superfans …

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Square Enix Blockbuster Touts Bogus Accolades In Launch Trailer

Screenshots: Square Enix Everything about the lead-up to the release of The foretoldSquare Enix’s big new open-world action RPG, has been a lowkey Mass. But you wouldn’t know that from the launch trailer which stays upbeat on the modern-day magical adventure by taking a bunch of words out of context and spinning them into deceitful …

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The Pokémon Tier List Fans Are Waiting On For Scarlet & Violet

Screenshots: The Pokémon Company / Kotaku Pokémon Scarlett spirit Violet are about two months old at this point, but the quest to find out which Pokémon are the very best like no one ever was is an ongoing conversation among the competitive community. Smogon, one of the biggest hubs for competition Pokémon on the internet, …

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