Cyberpunk 2077 Dev On The Million-Player Revival: ‘It’s Fucking Good To Be Back’

Image: CDPR / Netflix Cyberpunk 2077’s launch has been one of the messiest in recent history. Praised in many initial reviews on PC, so broken on last-gen consoles it was pulled from the PlayStation Store, and then saddled with post-launch delays as players waited for promised fixes and new content. Now, nearly two years later, … Read more

Chess Champion Breaks Silence On ‘Anal Bead’ Cheating Controversy

Photo: Arun Sankar (Getty Images) After nearly a month of anal bead memes and chess drama, world champion Magnus Carlsen has finally opened up about his stunning defeat to 19-year-old grandmaster Hans Niemann and his shocking stunts that followed in the aftermath. Long story short: He thinks Niemann is a cheater, over the board and … Read more

Streamer Kai Cenat Calls Out Twitch After Overtaking xQc For Most Subs

Screenshot: Kai Cenat / Kotaku Kai Cenat provided a bright spot at the end of what was a very bad week for Twitch. The 20-year-old streamer managed to crack 80,000 paid subs, overtaking Félix ‘xQc’ Lengyel to become the most subscribed English-speaking channel on Twitch. A tearful mid-stream call with his mom summed up everything … Read more

Apex Legends Devs Are Sick Of Players Harassing Them

Respawn Entertainment took to Twitter this week with a statement condemning the “increased harassment” its employees have faced over the variety of issues plaguing the popular battle royale shooter Apex Legends. In the statement, Respawn said that while it “loves hearing feedback” from the community, attacking developers isn’t healthy constructive criticism. The studio continued, saying … Read more

Congressman Under Investigation For ‘Sex Trafficking’ Caps Off Twitch’s Worst Week Ever

Photo: Joe Raedle (Getty Images) First Amazon-owned Twitch was ravaged by a major gambling scandal. Then it revealed a new, worse revenue split for creators because it had to charge itself too much for servers. Next Bloomberg reported that the platform has a major problem when it comes to potential predators using it to target … Read more

Twitch Streamers Are Pissed That Amazon Is Taking More Of Their Money For Bullshit Reasons

Image: Twitch Yesterday, the president of Twitch, Dan Clancy, announced a change to the revenue system that would mean some of the top performing Twitch streamers will get less money. According to Clancy, Twitch was making this change in order to afford increasing server costs.The changes would not affect “the vast majority” of creators, but … Read more

Andrew Tate Controversy Seemingly Leads Riot To Cut Valorant Esports Team Loose [Update]

G2 Valorant pro Oscar “mixwell” Cañellas Colocho announced he has been allowed to play elsewhere during the upcoming franchise season.Photo: Clive Rose (Getty Images) One of the top ten esports companies in the world might have just lost its highly coveted franchise spot in Riot Games’ upcoming pro Valorant league because the CEO defended partying … Read more