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Yakuza 6 photo
Yakuza 6

Here's the first glimpse of Yakuza 6

Starring 'Beat' Takeshi Kitano
Sep 29
// Kyle MacGregor
Here's the first look at Yakuza 6, and -- wait -- is that Beat Takeshi? Why yes, yes it is. The famed Japanese entertainer, who you might know the host of cult game show Takeshi's Castle, has a role in Sega's latest gangster ...
Tokyo Game Show photo
Tokyo Game Show

Bandai Namco teases new game ahead of TGS

I like the art!
Sep 04
// Jordan Devore
We're a couple weeks out from Tokyo Game Show and pre-show news is starting to slip in. Bandai Namco, which I'm only now realizing I've gotten used to calling "Bandai Namco" after years of typing "Namco Bandai," has opened a teaser website for a new game titled City Shrouded in Shadow "Granzella." The lone image depicts a horse, a sword, and a castle. What's in that castle? Nothing good, I'm sure.
The Shattering photo
The Shattering

Is this Bleszinski's next game?

Nexon opens teaser website
Aug 24
// Vikki Blake
A new teaser website has dropped tantalising clues about Gears of War creator Cliff Bleszinski's upcoming game. A new mini-website at, called The Shattering, offers a brief glimpse of a coastal city in ruins, t...
Assassin's Creed photo
Assassin's Creed

Here's more Assassin's Creed: Syndicate for you

Now with more "being a jerk"
Jul 21
// Vikki Blake
As some of us weren't overly impressed with the first-hour playthrough of Assassin's Creed: Syndicate we saw yesterday, here - take a look at another video released by Ubisoft. This teaser may be less than five minutes long, ...

And where tf is Boston? photo
And where tf is Boston?

Atlus teases HD project with Muramasa dev Vanillaware

That's all I got
Jul 17
// Steven Hansen
Visit this webpage (screen capture above). Ok, we're on the same level. Vanillaware most recently did an HD version of Muramasa for Vita in 2013 and also developed Dragon's Crown, which Atlus published (in Japan and North Ame...
Baldur's Gate photo
Baldur's Gate

Beamdog counting down to new Baldur's Gate

Oh gee I wonder what it could be
Jun 29
// Joe Parlock
Seems slightly strange to have a teaser countdown for a game we already know is coming, but that’s exactly what Beamdog seems to be doing with its already announced new Baldur’s Gate game. The website is showing a...
Obligatory scary child photo
Obligatory scary child

NIS gets creepy with new teaser

Obligatory scary child
Jun 23
// Steven Hansen
These days, Japanese games being creepy usually has more to do with upskirts than spooks. Fatal Frame couldn't even get squeezed into Nintendo's E3 event. Still, very-anime publisher and developer Nippon Ichi recently upload...
Gears of War photo
Gears of War

Another day, another E3 leak -- this time it's about Gears of War

Releasing August 25, apparently
Jun 15
// Vikki Blake
We knew it was a possibility, but a Russian Gears of War website has revealed further details about a remastered Gears of War collection heading to the Xbox One. The leak -- which comes courtesy of Siliconera and
Platinum tease photo
Platinum tease

Platinum teasing continues with a Vanquish screenshot

Don't joke about these things
Jun 11
// Nic Rowen
Earlier this week Platinum Games said it'd have an unannounced game to show off at E3. Then it goes and drops this little tweet earlier today. Platinum? Ok, listen -- do not mess with me about this. Don't go and tee up a pos...
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Destiny leak hints at Taken King release date, new subclass abilities

Get ready, Guardian
Jun 09
// Vikki Blake
Destiny's next content drop, The Taken King, will release on September 15 and open up a third subclass and ability for each of the Guardian classes according to a report from Kotaku. Kotaku is asserting this following a tip o...
PvZ photo

Xbox presser set to kick grass and take grains

Something PvZ is happening
Jun 08
// Brett Makedonski
The war between the photosynthesizing and the decomposing looks to rage on later this year. PopCap has something up its sleeve, and it's going to get revealed during Microsoft's E3 Xbox press conference. While this could be ...
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided photo
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Square Enix to show off Deus Ex: Mankind Divided at E3

Get ready for in-game goodness
Jun 08
// Vikki Blake
We knew it was coming -- we've already been treated to a reveal trailer -- but on Tuesday, June 16 we'll get our first in-game glimpse of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided. The news comes courtesy of a recent tweet by the of...
BIOS photo

Who put racing in my FPS?

These guys did!
Jun 05
// Vikki Blake
Former Far Cry 2 developers Julien Cuny & Louis-Pierre Pharand have formed a new studio to release their new take on first-person shooters... by adding racing into the mix. The Montreal-based developers describe the...
Uncharted photo

PSN accidentally leaks Uncharted: Nathan Drake Collection

Jun 04
// Vikki Blake
A promotional image for Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection has been leaked on the mobile US PlayStation Store. We know nothing more than what the picture above tells us -- it's going to be a collection, (un)imaginatively...
Fallout photo

A countdown's appeared on the official Fallout site

Timers... timers kind of always change
Jun 02
// Joe Parlock
Bethesda has added a big, foreboding countdown to the official Fallout website. In roughly 23 hours, something Fallout-related will be happening, but what that is we don’t quite know yet. This comes after we receiv...
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Need for Speed

Did Xbox accidentally leak Need For Speed release date?

May 28
// Vikki Blake
The Xbox Games Store may have accidentally leaked the release date for EA's latest Need for Speed instalment. According to Reddit, the mistake was rectified and the page pulled pretty sharpish, but not before a clever soul us...
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The SOMA ARG's spilled a new trailer

Those whales are biding their time...
May 26
// Joe Parlock
I've never understood ARGs. Hidden in a bit of code is a link to a server that an art designer for the game’s mother’s dog once owned. Once you’ve cracked that server in all 17 dimensions you’ll final...
Sony photo

Experience E3 2015 with PlayStation

All US states are represented, plus three Canadian cities
May 22
// Vikki Blake
Sony will be rolling out the PlayStation E3 Experience to more theaters in more states than ever before. In a recent PlayStation blog post, Sony confirmed that the free event -- starting at 6pm PT on June 15 -- will...
Marvelous photo

Marvelous is teasing something time bomb related

Will it explode when the timer is over?
May 21
// Chris Carter
Marvelous Entertainment has put up another one of those countdown teaser sites, set for a reveal on May 25. It features a time bomb counting down, with red, green, and yellow wires attached. Pull the green one, Marvelous! Wai...
Evil Within DLC photo
Evil Within DLC

The Executioner is the last Evil Within DLC, out May 26

May 20
// Steven Hansen
The last bit of The Evil Within DLC drops this month. "The Executioner" features an unexpected shift to the first-person perspective and "series of battle arenas all from the...perspective of The Keeper," if you were thinkin...
Oculus photo

Oculus has something to show us in June

Step into the Rift
May 20
// Vikki Blake
Oculus is inviting selected press to a special event in San Francisco on June 11. The plain invites merely bear the words "Step into the Rift" and an image of an Oculus Rift headset. What exactly the event will cover remains ...
2K photo

Take-Two announces new 2K AAA project

...but doesn't tell us what it is
May 19
// Vikki Blake
2K is working on a new "soon-to-be-announced" AAA title. "Throughout the coming year, we will continue to execute our proven strategy of launching a select array of the highest-quality titles, led by new annual releases of NB...
Minecraft photo

Why is Notch in LA during E3?

Commence wild speculations in 3...2...1
May 18
// Vikki Blake
Minecraft creator Notch is going to be in LA during E3 next month. His tweet - a casual comment about "being in LA in a month" - tells us nothing. And I know what you're thinking: we're reading too much into it, ri...
Halo 5 photo
Halo 5

343: Spartans were stolen kids sent in to 'clean up the ugly'

Lucky it's not real, eh?
May 15
// Vikki Blake
In the latest instalment of its viral promotional campaign HUNT THE TRUTH, Halo 5: Guardians developer 343 Industries has revealed "dark" information about how the Spartan Program came to be.  A (fake) interview by (fict...
Assassin's Creed photo
Assassin's Creed

Is that Brock Lesnar in Assassin's Creed Syndicate?

Bloody well looks like it
May 13
// Vikki Blake
An eagle-eyed Kotaku reader has spotted a familiar - if unexpected - figure in the recent Assassin's Creed Syndicate stream: wrestler and all-round I-kick-asses-for-a-living-dude, Brock Lesnar.  To check it out for yours...
#igavania photo

We might learn more about IGA's next project on Monday

Or he might just be effing with us
May 07
// Darren Nakamura
Since Tuesday, I have been watching, the teaser site for former Castlevania producer Koji Igarashi's next project. Given the hashtag #igavania, the reference to iconic weaponry, and his previous comments ...
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Zen Studios is teasing some sort of Valve crossover

It's pinball-related, to be sure
Apr 29
// Brett Makedonski
You might know Zen Studios as "The Pinball Guys." The Hungary-based developer has more games under its belt, but in recent years, it's most well-known ventures have included flippers, steel balls, and franchises from elsewher...
Overlord photo

Codemasters drops another Overlord III tease

Evil always finds a way
Apr 23
// Vikki Blake
Those sexy beasts at Codemasters have dangled another Overlord III teaser in our faces. It's less than three minutes long, but the new trailer -- entitled "Previously on Overlord" -- brings newbies up to speed with the happe...
Teaser Trailer photo
Teaser Trailer

Destiny teaser shows just enough House of Wolves content to keep us interested

Bungie is great at playing hard to get
Apr 21
// Alissa McAloon
Bungie is on the verge of revealing even more information about Destiny's upcoming House of Wolves expansion. The full reveal will happen tomorrow in a live stream, but Bungie has released a new and painfully short teas...
Square Enix photo
Square Enix

Square Enix teasing what might be Star Ocean 5

Oh the outrage if it isn't
Apr 13
// Joe Parlock
Whoever handles marketing at Square Enix really has a thing for annoyingly vague and slowly updating teasers, don’t they? After its teaser campaign for Deus Ex: Mankind Divided went fantastically wrong and info about th...

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