Every Big Game Coming Out In Summer 2019

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Summer used to be pretty sleepy in the world of video games. It was mostly convenient: School is out, beaches are open, and there are dozens of reasons to venture out and get some time in the sun. You know what’s also great? Not going out, because it is, like Cole Porter said, too darn hot.

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https://kotaku.com/every-big-game-coming-out-in-summer-2019-1835698491

‘I’d Have These Extremely Graphic Dreams’: What It’s Like To Work On Ultra-Violent Games Like Mortal Kombat 11

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Mortal Kombat 11 is a brutal game. That’s what you come for—sensational, over-the-top violence that’s inventive and gratuitous on a level that doesn’t exist anywhere else. It can be shocking in its detail and funny in its execution, but it’s always arresting. It’s also short. Fatalities, gory, physically improbable…

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https://kotaku.com/id-have-these-extremely-graphic-dreams-what-its-like-t-1834611691

Days Gone: The Kotaku Review

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It’s worthwhile to think about the number of people around you who are waiting for the world to end. There are people who must do it for a living: government employees who specialize in disaster relief and crisis response, civil engineers, military personnel—people who must imagine the end to make sure it never comes.…

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https://kotaku.com/days-gone-the-kotaku-review-1834287975

Mortal Kombat 11 Has A Great Story Mode

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Thanks to the temporal manipulations of a powerful new foe, past and present versions of iconic heroes and villains collide in Mortal Kombat 11’s story mode. It’s easily the most entertaining tale the series has ever told, and it leaves the future of the franchise open to exciting possibilities.

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https://kotaku.com/mortal-kombat-11-has-a-great-story-mode-1834217028

The New Power Rangers Fighting Game Could Use A Lot More Power Rangers 

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The colorful, spandex-clad martial artists of Power Rangers are the perfect subject for a basic but enjoyable three-on-three fighting game like Battle for the Grid. But with 26 seasons of television featuring more than 140 different heroes, the starting roster should at least be in the double digits, and not nine.

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https://kotaku.com/the-new-power-rangers-fighting-game-could-use-a-lot-mor-1833651556

30 Hours With Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

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Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, the latest game from Dark Souls and Bloodborne development studio FromSoftware, is out tomorrow. After 30 hours of fighting and struggling and strategizing and getting good, I can say I’ve been having an absolute blast.

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https://kotaku.com/30-hours-with-sekiro-shadows-die-twice-1833460160