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Podcast: Every Video Game Of 2017, Part One Podcast: Every Video Game Of 2017, Part One

It is time once again for an annual Kotaku Splitscreen tradition: going through EVERY VIDEO GAME OF THE YEAR.

Episode Ignis Fills In More Of Final Fantasy XV's Blanks Episode Ignis Fills In More Of Final Fantasy XV's Blanks

Like Final Fantasy XV’s previous two pieces of downloadable content, Episode Ignis is short, action-packed, and exists to explain an unresolved plot point from the main game. This time, we get to learn how our boy Iggy got... changed.

Crytek Sues Star Citizen Makers For Breaching Contract Crytek Sues Star Citizen Makers For Breaching Contract

German game publisher Crytek is suing Star Citizen developer Cloud Imperium Games (CIG) for breaching contract and infringing its copyright, asking for a jury trial to determine the value of damages.

Wasteland 2 on Nintendo Switch? Yes please. A tweet from InXile founder Brian Fargo suggests that it’s happening sooner rather than later.

Here’s a two-month delay for Ni no Kuni 2, which will now be out on March 23, 2018. The sequel to Bandai Namco’s cartoony role-playing game was previously scheduled for fall 2017, and then for January 2018.

Destiny 2's Lack Of Cross-Play Is Tearing Us Apart Destiny 2's Lack Of Cross-Play Is Tearing Us Apart

Destiny 2 is a mess right now, as we discuss on today’s episode of Kotaku Splitscreen, but for Kirk and me, worst of all is that we’re not playing together anymore.

EA Leak Gives Us A Glimpse At How Publishers Plan Marketing Campaigns  EA Leak Gives Us A Glimpse At How Publishers Plan Marketing Campaigns 

A new leak from the mega-publisher Electronic Arts reveals a marketing plan for two of the company’s smaller games, and while there’s nothing particularly extraordinary in here, it makes for an interesting peek inside the sausage factory.

The upcoming Rare pirate game Sea of Thieves is out March 20, Microsoft said today. That’ll be on PC and Xbox One. We enjoyed playing it at E3 earlier this year, even if it was a bit clunky.

Watch The 2017 Game Awards Right Here Watch The 2017 Game Awards Right Here

It’s time again for the annual Game Awards, which means a night full of video game trailers, big announcements, and awkward moments. Also, awards.

Ubisoft has delayed three games, the publisher said today. Far Cry 5, previously scheduled for February, will be out March 27, 2018. The Crew 2 will be out later next year. And an unannounced game that was scheduled for FY18-19 (April 2018-March 2019) will now come out the following fiscal year. Sorry to those of you…

High-Level Destiny 2 Activities Are Now Locked Behind DLC High-Level Destiny 2 Activities Are Now Locked Behind DLC

If there’s one thing that Destiny players love, it’s being locked out of content until they pay money. Curse of Osiris is happy to deliver, gating off many of Destiny 2's high-level activities to anyone who hasn’t bought the new expansion.

Dragon’s Crown Pro, a PS4 remaster of the 2013 action game, is coming to North America this spring, publisher Atlus said today. Not sure what else to say. There’s absolutely nothing controversial about this one. Just another video game, coming out this spring. For PS4.

Overpowered New Gun Dominates Destiny 2 PvP [UPDATE] Overpowered New Gun Dominates Destiny 2 PvP [UPDATE]

With the launch of Curse of Osiris, there’s plenty of new stuff in Destiny 2, a video game in which players travel through space resisting the urge to spend money to change the colors of their helmets. There’s also a gun that’s just about wrecking everyone.

Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris's Campaign Has Some Good Moments But Is Mostly Tedious Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris's Campaign Has Some Good Moments But Is Mostly Tedious

Today, Bungie released a brand new expansion to Destiny 2, a video game in which players are trapped forever in an infinite simulation. And if you wanted something revelatory, you might need to recalibrate your expectations.

Capcom Announces Mega Man 11 Capcom Announces Mega Man 11

Mighty No. what? Mega Man 11 is coming, Capcom said today. It looks beautiful and will be out in late 2018 for PS4, PC, Xbox, and Switch.

Mega Man X Games Coming To PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC Mega Man X Games Coming To PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC

All eight Mega Man X games are coming to current-gen platforms, Capcom said today on a stream celebrating the 30th anniversary of Mega Man. The publisher later added that all of the games will be coming to Switch, PS4, Xbox One, and PC in the summer of 2018.

Bad Reporting Leads To Widespread False Rumor About The Game Awards Bad Reporting Leads To Widespread False Rumor About The Game Awards

This morning, I woke up to a string of headlines declaring that journalist Geoff Keighley had teased a major announcement at this week’s Game Awards. OK, I thought, clicking one of the articles, only to find out that he had done it during an interview with... me. Wait, what?

How Video Games' Biggest Award Show Comes Together How Video Games' Biggest Award Show Comes Together

Veteran game journalist Geoff Keighley joins Kotaku Splitscreen this week to talk about what it’s like to produce The Game Awards, how he decides which trailer to debut, and the hilarious request he got from the people who make Doritos.

Communication Is Hard Communication Is Hard

Say you’re in charge of a 750-person company that develops and manages a massive, complicated video game. Every day you’re making hundreds of decisions both big and small. How do you decide which ones to share with the rest of the team? How do you make sure you’re up to date on everyone else’s decisions? And how do…

Xenoblade Chronicles 2: The Kotaku Review Xenoblade Chronicles 2: The Kotaku Review

Inelegant and tedious, Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is the anti-Nintendo game. In a year full of triumphs for the spunky Switch, this massive role-playing game is a disappointment.

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