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Breaking Down The Biggest Sale In The History Of Video Games
January 21, 2022

Why Microsoft is buying Activision Blizzard and what it all means.

Splitscreen Judges The Game Awards
December 03, 2021

This week we're going through the Game Awards nominations....and more or less tearing them apart. Listen to hear us go through the award categories and give our two cents about who we think will win, who we think should win, and which games the Game Award

Splitscreen Gives Thanks
November 26, 2021

This week the crew is giving thanks...and talking games, of course. First, we kick things off with a discussion about the most recent gaming news (including what's going on at Activision Blizzard), then we give our honest reviews on the PS5 and Xbox Serie

Halo Comes Full-Circle After 20 Years
November 19, 2021

This week, in honor of the release of Halo Infinite, we're taking a deep dive into the series as a whole. First, we kick things off with a little In The Headlines discussion, then we talk about the 20th anniversary of Halo, our thoughts on Halo Infinite,

Animal Crossing Gets Its Groove Back
November 12, 2021

In honor of the launch of Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Happy Home Paradise, we're diving deep into the many iterations of the beloved game. First, we kick things off with a recap of what's new in the Happy Home Paradise DLC, then we discuss and rank th

Let's Revisit The Early Aughts Time Capsule That Was GTA
November 05, 2021

This week we're joined by Kotaku Staff Writer Isaiah Colbert and are diving deep into Grand Theft Auto as the remaster trilogy is due out soon. First, we kick things off with a discussion on recent video game news, then we look back at GTA and our own exp

The Art Of The Spooky Game Is More Than Just Jump Scares
October 29, 2021

In honor of the spooky season, we're talking spooky games this week on Splitscreen. First, we kick things off by naming the games that are too scary for us to play. Then, we give our best scary game recommendations. And finally, we finish things off by re

The Internet Is The Best And Worst Thing To Happen To Gaming Fandom
October 22, 2021

This week we're diving into the intense (and sometimes scary) world of gaming fandoms. First, we discuss how gaming fandoms have evolved over the years, and give our hot takes on some of the biggest fandoms out there. Then, we dive into the dark underbell

New World Feels Like An Old MMORPG (In A Good Way)
October 15, 2021

This week we're diving into MMOs and talking about Amazon's New World. First, Lisa Marie challenges us on what actually defines and MMO as we discuss our first experiences with MMOs. Then, Fahey takes us through New World, and we round out with Fahey prof

Super Smash Splitscreen Ultimate
October 08, 2021

This week we're talking Super Smash Bros and we're joined by none other than Kotaku's resident fighting game expert, Ian Walker. First, we kick things off with a conversation about the history of the famous brawl game and our own experiences with it. Then