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ExQuisite Gaming Pretty Much Confirms Banjo-Kazooie Game For E3
Ultimate Banjo-Kazooie Official Trailer – E3 2019 (https://youtu.be/HGmDTu8NPrw) Xbox head Phil Spencer had a conversation with Kotaku about how the deal went down. "The 'how' is not actually that interesting Obviously we're one of the biggest third-party publishers on Switch, so we have great relationships with their third-party team And you've seen the ambition they've had with[...]
Director Cory Barlog Has Plans For 5 More 'God of War' Games
This of course means that attention has turned to the big question for any hit- what's next? Series director Cory Barlog stopped by Kotaku's game-centric podcast to chat a bit about the game, issues and successes, and just how many sequel ideas he's got kicking around in his brain. WARNING- there are some serious spoilers for the end of[...]
'Earthworm Jim' Creator Sends Contentious Tweet To Transgender Writer
His most famous work is Earthworm Jim, one of the more heralded games on the Sega Genesis and later systems with sequels. A couple days ago, Kotaku posted a piece written by Heather Alexandra called "Earthworm Jim's Mean-Spirited Satire Doesn't Hold Up", which is a quick and modern critique of a 23-year-old platformer, nothing different than some of[...]
'Prey' Contains An Achievement That's A Wink At Kotaku Reporting
But a good three years prior, Kotaku broke the news that Arkane had already been picked to do a reboot of the original It's one of those "what could have been" stories that we already saw the spoiler of way in advance. In response to this, Arkane's creative director Raphael Colantonio sent out an email to his staff (which[...]
Making VR Games 'Obscenely Gay': Robert Yang on Adding Gay Commentary in Games
  Kotaku had an interview with Robert Yang, creator of a number of games that have a very…different surface level aspect to them than most. Yang's games explore themes of gay sex, consequences therein and at a deeper level the treatment of the gay community Through a number of games that on service level seem nothing more[...]