The Week In Games: Mass Effect Is Back Image: EA / Bioware Mass Effect Legendary Edition is out this week on PS4, Xbox One, and PC. I’m still playing Resident Evil Village, so I won’t be playing Mass Effect’s big remastered collection anytime soon. But I expect many people areRead More…

Huh, The New Fable Runs On The Forza Engine Image: Xbox Game Studios / Kotaku The next installment in the Fable franchise is being built with the ForzaTech engine, which as the name implies, is the foundation beneath Xbox’s popular Forza racing games. This detail was first spotted by IGNRead More…

‘Shop Contest: Photo Bombing Pokémon Snap Image: The Pokemon Company / Kotaku New Pokémon Snap is out! That means my Twitter feed is currently filled with cute Pokémon photos. It’s honestly a nice change of pace. But let’s have some fun with these Pokemon photos! Your challenge this week: AddRead More…

Capcom Says Covid-19 Made Company Vulnerable To Ransomware Attack Image: Capcom Capcom has officially closed the investigation into the ransomware attack against its servers from late last year, concluding that the ongoing covid-19 pandemic—what else—had a hand in the security breach. Here’s Capcom’s explanation of the events that led toRead More…

Looking back at 35 years of McDonald’s video games Welcome to Gamer Week, in which The Takeout will be celebrating the edible side of video games all week long. Since it aired its first commercial in 1963, McDonald’s has proven that giving kids all the things they love—toys, play places,Read More…

The Week In Games: It’s An Odd, Odd, Odd, Oddworld Screenshot: Oddworld Inhabitants This week Oddworld: Soulstorm drops on PS5, PS4, and PC. Get ready to “help” your fellow Mudokons. (You’ll probably get a bunch of them killed. It’s okay. It happens.) I won’t name any names, but within KotakuRead More…

What’s the Best Special Edition Console of All Time? Photo: Microsoft You’ve probably owned a lot of video game consoles in your day. I mean, at this point, you can probably measure out your age in console generations. Something like “I’m seven generations old.” While I leave you to stewRead More…