Nintendo finally admits the bugs of Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

Screenshot: Nintendo/Kotaku As has been much recorded, Pokémon Scarlet and purple used to be released in a messy state. Riddled with bugs, crashes, clipping, pop-up, and terrible frame rates, it was so unfit for purpose that many tried to get their money back. Nintendo has been characteristically quiet on the matter and has previously failed … Read more

Rian Johnson on Knives Out’s franchise future, avoiding fatigue

Image: Netflix When the original Knives out released in 2019, it received such a strong, mostly positive response that it came as no surprise when a sequel was eventually announced. Glass onion, which recently began its week-long theatrical run before heading to Netflix on December 23is the first of two Knives out continuation the director/writer … Read more

A Pokémon Scarlet and Violet Exploit will help you generate Shinies

Image: The Pokémon Company Pokémon Scarlet and purple continues to ring in the opening week with a solid co-op surpassed through destructive glitches, but now there is a new feat in town. YouTuber PhillyBeatzU describes what he calls the “Shiny Picnic Reset Method” (it’s more prescriptive than descriptive) in a recent video – where repeatedly … Read more

Wild Pokémon Scarlet/Violet Glitch makes you run at double speed

Pokémon Scarlet and purple have a ton of them bugs and performance issues which have slowly revealed themselves in the days since launch, but they’re not all bad. A newly discovered glitch actually has players running at double speed if they trick the game into recognizing two controllers at the same time. It could be … Read more

Ryan Reynolds wrote an entire Deadpool Christmas movie that he never got around to

Oh hi: We begin to suspect that Ryan Reynolds might be up for playing this Deadpool dude! Like, “writes stories about Deadpool even when he’s not playing Deadpool” in him – with Reynolds revealing this week that he has a completely different one deadpool movie script just sort of tucked away somewhere that he never … Read more

OG Splinter Cell becomes free as Ubisoft shares concept art remake

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell turns 20 this month, and in honor of the anniversary, Ubisoft has uploaded a 20-minute YouTube video where several developers talk about their experience behind the multi-vision goggles of stealthy assassin Sam Fisher. Additionally, the Toronto studio currently helming the remake announced last year has shared a handful of high-def “early … Read more

How to get Shinies in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

Image: The Pokémon Company Twitter data miner and self-described “efficient” pokemon player @Sibuna_Switch shared Pokémon Scarlet and purple‘s “shiny” rates, set for the soon-to-be-released game, and an important decree: “all static encounters, NPC transactions, and NPC gifts are locked shiny.” That means you won’t get a shiny starter right away. NPC gifts this time out … Read more