Friday, July 1

Tag: Adventure games

Gaming

Every Big Game Coming Out This Week (June 13-June 19)

Image: DotEmu / Nickelodeon🎶Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles—Shredder’s Revenge is—OUT THIS WEEK!🎶I’m not the biggest TMNT fan in the world, but I can’t lie. That new game featuring 6-player combat and a ton of playable TMNT characters looks rad as hell. I’m excited to play it with some pizza and soda when it releases on June 16 for basically every platform out there. Here’s all the other stuff coming out this week:Monday, June 13Jumanji: The Curse Returns | SwitchTuesday, June 14Crazy Chicken Xtreme | PS5, PS4Neodori Forever | PCThe Hand of Merlin | PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, SwitchWednesday, June 15Dadish 3 | PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PCLater Daters Premium | SwitchOlli Olli World: VOID Riders [DLC] |PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X/S...
Gaming

How To Start Playing A Massive Video Game Backlog

Illustration: Kotaku / ValveIt’s called a backlog—that long list of games you’ll “get to someday” but ignore in favor of re-running roguelike dungeon crawler Hades yet again. Maybe you’re planning for your backlog to swell soon amid the bombardment of new releases. Maybe it tripled in size thanks to a recent Steam sale. Whatever the case, a gargantuan backlog can be overwhelming to the point where you don’t even want to try to tackle it, choosing instead to fall back on comfort food.That needn’t be the case. A big backlog can be a manageable beast, so long as you know how to approach it. The following advice should help you start off on the right foot.This article was originally published on December 12, 2020.Assess the situationWhen weighing a backlog, the first thing you need to do is fi...