The best game news of the week, from Pokimane to N64 for adults only

From integration to memes, the landscape of interactive entertainment is always moving. Here’s your cheat sheet for the week’s most important stories in the game.

The Pokemon Cookie Apology Tour has officially begun

Iman content creator "pokumane" Anys helps the camera during a YouTube video on November 13.

screen shot: Pokemon / Kotaku

Following some heated controversy surrounding his snack brand, popular Twitch streamer Pokemon has apologized for an insensitive comment he made during a Nov. 18 livestream about a “rude conversation.” Read more

Nintendo adds adult-only N64 app for Switch in Japan

June is sitting in a red chair on a spaceship, drinking some kind of hot drink from a red and white mug.

Image: scarce

When you think of Nintendo, you think of family-friendly games. You think of Link and Mario and the sun and the smiling stars. The word “adult” probably doesn’t come to mind when you think of games on the Switch, but apparently that’s about to change. The company is adding a new 18+ app to its subscription service. Nintendo Switch Onlinealthough only in Japan. Read more

Cyberpunk 2077The incredible spin will now be preserved forever

V looks over his shoulder as the night city flares up behind him.

Image: CD Projekt Red

As Cyberpunk 2077 Approaching its third anniversary, the beleaguered blockbuster is receiving awards for immortalizing its unlikely turn. CD Projekt Red announced final version For the sci-fi RPG on November 21, which includes this year Phantom Liberty expansion And Overhaul 2.0 There will even be a physical version of the patch for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S owners. Read more

Sony loses $7.9 billion lawsuit over PlayStation Store price

The PlayStation logo hangs over people's heads as they walk by.

Picture: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images)

A lawsuit filed last year accused Sony of using its walled-garden video game platform to overcharge players on the PlayStation Store. A London court has now allowed the lawsuit to go ahead against the PS5 manufacturer’s objections, which could lead to payouts to players in the UK. up to $7.9 billion If ultimately successful. Read more

Balder’s Gate 3 The deluxe edition will defy a raging trend

Gil looks sad in a custom Baldur's Gate 3.

Image: Larian Studio

Buying super special “collector’s editions” of video games can be like wading into treacherous waters. These often-expensive boxes full of goodies (and a video game, too) sell out pretty quickly, and you’ll likely find them for double the price on reseller sites like eBay or the Facebook marketplace. But if to Balder’s Gate 3 With the Deluxe Edition set to launch next year, Larian Studios is telling fans not to worry about selling out as the team isn’t making it a limited edition item. Read more

PSA: You should not bake your steamer deck

A very cooked steamer.

Picture: Mr. Coleman / Reddit

Slow news day? But look, it’s Thanksgiving, and chances are people will be cooking and eating just about anything they can find right now. Please, if we can save just one person from trying to cook a steamer, it will be worth it. Read more

War-torn shooter Fate 2 Takes The Witcher 3 armor

Guardians in Destiny 2 dress like wizards.

Image: bungee

The white wolf comes to his senses Fate 2 Bungie teased a crossover with CD Projekt Red’s popular RPG through some new cosmetics The Witcher 3 It adds three new armor sets to make players look like the original Geralt of Rivia character, at least if they’re willing to pay $20 or more for a set. The new skins look great, but so do they Fate 2The lowest point in recent years. Read more

Steam’s Fall Bulk Sale offers some good deals

It shows a collage of games on sale with discount tags applied to each.

Image: CD Projekt Red / Bethesda / Blizzard / EA / Lucasfilm / Valve / Kotaku

Valve’s annual fall sale. Some of the best and biggest PC games, including action-RPGs Diablo IVamazing star Wars Play Serious: SurvivorAnd Bethesda’s newest, Starfieldall are currently on sale. Read more

This award-winning VR game challenges gender norms

This award-winning VR game challenges gender norms

Kotaku implemented the groundbreaking and immersive my body At the game festival for a change

Mortal Kombat 1 Players travel through time to avoid buying shells

Three Mortal Kombat 1 characters - Sub-Zero (left), Raiden (middle) and Scorpion (right) - pose for the camera.

Image: NetherRealm Studio

To avoid what many consider aggressive monetization, Mortal Kombat 1 Players will do everything they can to avoid buying cosmetics in NetherRealms’ latest 2D fighter. The latest exploit involves using a console date change hack to get free character skins, which are now only available if you buy them. Read more

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