Activision Blizzard’s QA Devs Are Sharing Horror Stories

Amora R Jelo

Call of Duty MobileImage: Activision Blizzard Long hours. Low pay. Tremendous instability. Working in quality assurance (QA) for a video game studio is notoriously difficult and painstaking enough as it is without factors like these complicating matters. Yet for QA testers at Activision Blizzard, a company that has come under […]

Old Nintendo Switch Games Are Outselling PS5, Xbox Titles

Amora R Jelo

Image: Nintendo / Kotaku Nintendo continues absolutely dominating the competition in terms of game sales. The Japanese Switch maker had eight of the top 20 best-selling games for July 2021, according to analytics firm NPD Group, and most of those games aren’t even new. The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, […]

Kotaku Splitscreen Podcast Gives Video Game Cats Some Love

Amora R Jelo

Who doesn’t love cats? Image: CyberConnect2 / Kotaku It’s any given moment in time, and you all know what that means: It’s time to celebrate everyone’s favorite fluffy little bundles of chaotic indifference, cats. Whether they’re sneaking through the back streets of a cyberpunk dystopia or being loaded into a […]

Mario & Luigi Devs’ Tomato Adventure Translated Into English

Amora R Jelo

Image: AlphaDream / Nintendo / underthegame The obscure 2002 Game Boy Advance RPG Tomato Adventure is finally playable in English thanks to a fan translation patch released last week, arriving nearly 20 years since the role-playing game first came out in Japan. Despite launching in the early aughts, Tomato Adventure […]