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Joy-Con Grips Are A Lot More Useful With Smartphones In Them Joy-Con Grips Are A Lot More Useful With Smartphones In Them

Ever since the Nintendo Switch released last March, people have been painting them, modding them, and 3D printing all manner of accessories for them. One of the latest is a Joy-Con grip that can fit your phone inside it.

There's A Chiaotzu-Sized Hole In Dragon Ball FighterZ's Roster There's A Chiaotzu-Sized Hole In Dragon Ball FighterZ's Roster

After a prolonged drip feed of new trailers and character announcements, Dragon Ball FighterZ comes out in less than a week. Unfortunately, while the playable roster is 24 characters strong, one of the series most beloved little dudes isn’t among them.

Mercenaries Saga Chronicles heads to the Nintendo Switch in February. The collection of three, small tactical RPGs are best thought of as sort of Final Fantasy Tactics-lites. They join Tiny Metal and a few other games (notably Mario + Rabbids) to build out the handheld’s library of strategy games.

Hyper Light Drifter is currently 50% off on Steam. For the next 46 hours you’ll be able to get the neon-colored Zelda-like for just $10, assuming you don’t already have it which, why wouldn’t you?

The Weekend In Esports: League Of Legends' Spring Season Returns  The Weekend In Esports: League Of Legends' Spring Season Returns 

Things are picking up as the Overwatch League continues with its second week, Hearthstone’s World Championship wraps up in Amsterdam, and League of Legends returns for the spring season.

Watch Us Play Darwin Project’s Open Beta

When it was initially unveiled at E3, I was confused as to what Darwin Project was trying to be. I knew what it was obviously aiming for with a shoutcaster on stage and it felt like it was doing a little too much to convince me that it wants to be the next big eSport. And then Riley and I played some of the closed…

Super Metroid Hack Continues To Get New Speedrunning World Records  Super Metroid Hack Continues To Get New Speedrunning World Records 

Super Metroid: Project Base is a hack for the original game that adds some new missile packs to collect, reroutes the map a bit, and most importantly: plays even faster thanks to tighter controls.

This Week In The Business: Nintendo Enjoys The Fruits Of Its Labo This Week In The Business: Nintendo Enjoys The Fruits Of Its Labo

STAT | 4.2% - The one-day jump in Nintendo’s share price after the announcement of Nintendo Labo, a line of cardboard construction kits that work with the Switch.

Dr. Disrespect Will Be Back Next Month Dr. Disrespect Will Be Back Next Month

Last month, popular PUBG streamer Dr. Disrespect, aka Guy Beahm, took an indefinite leave of absence from Twitch following the revelation he’d been unfaithful to his wife. In two weeks, he’ll be back.

Remember last week when we reported Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana would be out on PC January 30? About that ... turns out NIS America underestimated the work it would take to make the game play smoothly on PC, and have once more pushed the release to an undetermined later date. Welp.

A discrimination lawsuit against Valve that we covered in 2016 resulted in a jury trial that ruled in Valve’s favor late last year. We’ve updated the story accordingly.

What Are You Playing This Weekend? What Are You Playing This Weekend?

The weekend is for really wanting to watch the Gwent Open but also needing to play a lot of video games and also really needing to do some chores. Decisions, decisions!

The Best Mods For Divinity: Original Sin 2 The Best Mods For Divinity: Original Sin 2

Divinity: Original Sin 2 is one of the best RPGs I’ve ever played. It’s massive, complex, and beautiful, but its many layers are riddled with kinks and bugs. Fortunately, the game’s modding community has dedicated itself to smoothing things out.

VR Chat Players Stop Trolling To Help Man Who Appears To Have Seizure VR Chat Players Stop Trolling To Help Man Who Appears To Have Seizure

The virtual world VR Chat bursted into mainstream consciousness with a steady stream of viral memes, but a few days ago, denizens of VR Chat grappled with something much realer than swarms of Knuckles avatars: A player who appeared to suffer a seizure in VR.

New Hearthstone Mode Lets You Play With Champions' Original Decks New Hearthstone Mode Lets You Play With Champions' Original Decks

Hearthstone’s biggest tournament of the year, the HCT World Championship, is officially underway in Amsterdam. To celebrate, Hearthstone is letting players pilot past championship decks in their pure, unnerfed forms.

Furi Keeps Boss Fights Exciting By Limiting Your Space Furi Keeps Boss Fights Exciting By Limiting Your Space

Furi, a neon boss-battling bonanza, came out for the Nintendo Switch last week, which finally gave me good cause to sample its hack-and-slash action.

We Biked Down Some Big Procedurally Generated Hills In Descenders

Descenders is a game about coasting down huge, graphically lucious, procedurally generated hills on a BMX bike. [Correction: I’m told it’s a mountain bike. I refuse to believe you can’t do BMX tricks with it as well.] It is technical and tricky. I played it and made one of those bizarre videos I somehow convince Kotaku…

A List Of Things I Still Have To Do In Assassin’s Creed Origins A List Of Things I Still Have To Do In Assassin’s Creed Origins

I don’t know what it is about Assassin’s Creed games that makes me want to complete everything. But here I am, 56 hours into my second time through Assassin’s Creed Origins, and I don’t want to stop until I’ve finished all the things.

Prop Hunt is coming to Call of Duty: WWII next week. The hilarious fan-favorite game of hide-n-seek is going old-school for the upcoming Resistance community event on January 23. You’ll be able to chase down trash and buckets, as well as earn new French Resistance-themed gear.

The Best Transformers Cartoon Got The Worst Video Games The Best Transformers Cartoon Got The Worst Video Games

“Trukk not Munkey!” was the cry of fans as they rallied against Beast Wars when it debuted in 1996. But over its three seasons of clever writing, original series easter eggs, excellent voice acting and one heroic sacrifice it became one of the most beloved animated series in Transformers history. It’s a pity its video…

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