Buy Six Months of Xbox Game Pass, Get Three Months For Free

6 Months Xbox Game Pass + 3 Month Bonus | $60 | AmazonWith Xbox Game Pass, Microsoft basically created the Netflix of video games, and it’s a great deal at its usual $10 per month. But to celebrate Prime Day,

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YouTube Channel Game Maker’s Toolkit Debuts Series About Accessibility

Game Maker's Toolkit, a YouTube channel by games writer Mark Brown, takes deep dives on certain aspects of gaming from level design to music. He explains in detail what works about, say, a dungeon in Zelda and sometimes

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Track: Voice Of Trespass | Artist: Between The Buried And Me | Album: Automata II

Track: Voice Of Trespass | Artist: Between The Buried And Me | Album: Automata IIKotaku Soundtrack is a selection of the stuff we’re listening to at the moment.

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Hitman’s Marrakesh Level Is Going To Be Free Tomorrow

As Hitman 2 gets closer to release, IO Interactive is making sure players familiarize themselves with the game's first season. A free Summer DLC pack is releasing tomorrow and the third episode Marrakesh is coming along with it. Tomorrow

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Kong: Skull Island Director Wants To Take On Metroid After Metal Gear Solid

Jordan Vogt-Roberts talked a little bit today about the creation of the Metal Gear Solid movie, which he intends to direct, but he already has his eyes toward another video game franchise: Metroid. In an interview with IGN, Voght-Roberts

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A World You Can Hold In The Palm Of Your Hand

Li-Yu Lin, originally from Taiwan but currently living in Denmark, is an artist and designer at LEGO.As a side project she builds these tiny little dioramas, which at first look like polygonal 3D models, but which are actually handmade papercraft,

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Nintendo Labo Contest Winners Include Zelda Piano And An Accordion

Back in April, Nintendo announced a contest for people to take their newly-purchased Labo kits and decorate them in interesting and creative ways. In the three categories Nintendo set (Best Decorated Toy-Con, Best Toy-Con Mod Using Toy-Con Garage,

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The Commandos Games Are Coming Back

Commandos, the classic PC stealth series, has been missing in action for years. No more: strategy publisher Kalypso (Tropico) has bought the rights to the games, with plans to bring them back.This includes the obvious thing—re-releasing the existing ga...

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New Sega Book (For Adults) Has Pop-Ups

Specialist publisher Read-Only Memory, the team behind A+ books like the Sega Genesis Collected Works, are trying something different. Instead of releasing another coffee table book about video games, they’re releasing a coffee table book about video g...

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Why I’m Not Streaming On Twitch Today

Today is Prime Day, the Amazon-invented international shopping holiday that involves offering extensive deals on the digital storefront’s products. Amazon workers across facilities in Europe are celebrating this artificial holiday with a multi-day stri...

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Fortnite Cart Does Sick Flip

GIF Today on Highlight Reel we have big ships, skinless giants in Fortnite, cart tricks, and much more!Watch the video then talk about your favorite highlight in the

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Konami Announces Shonen Jump Stadium For Mobile Platforms

Looking forward to Jump Force but feel like it needs a much more super-deformed artstyle? Konami might have your back with the newly announced Jump Stadium, a four-player Smash Bros.-like for mobile phones.  The announcement trailer goes through ch...

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Amazon Temporarily Sells Pirated Copies Of Popular PC Games

Over the weekend, people shopping on Amazon thought they’d hit the jackpot: popular recent PC games like Frostpunk and Surviving Mars for the price of a cup of coffee. Problem: these copies were pirated.Word of the dubious deals first got

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The Best Call Of Duty Zombies Players Throw Down Next Month

The Zombies World Championship is returning on Sunday, August 5, and the future looks positive for competitive Call of Duty Zombies. Highly-skilled finalists will compete for an increased prize pool in a tournament that promises to be more polished tha...

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This Isn’t a Prank: Cards Against Humanity Is On Sale for Prime Day, Along With Other Adult Party Games

Cards Against Humanity | $20 | AmazonCards Against Humanity: Green Box | $16 | AmazonCards Against Humanity: Red Box | $16 | AmazonCards Against Humanity: Blue Box | $16 | AmazonCards Against Humanity: The Bigger, Blacker Box | $12 |

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Score Prime Day Savings On Flash Storage of Every Shape and Size

SanDisk Flash Storage Sale | AmazonThere’s no such thing as owning too much flash storage, especially at Prime Day prices. A bunch of SanDisk SD cards, flash drives, and SSDs are included in the sale, including the best price ever

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The Latest On Skateboarding Sensation Session

Montreal's Crea-ture Studios grabbed the world's attention with their skateboarding game Session at E3 when Microsoft showcased the title during their press conference. Session is coming to the Xbox One and PC, and will be in Steam Early Access

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Ask Dr. NerdLove: I Can’t Stop Cheating With My Ex

Hello all you perfumed sex-beasts of the apocalypse, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column designed to help you get the party you want when you LFG.This week, we’re talking about making choices we know we’re

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Stranger Things Season 3 Teaser Invites You To The Mall

It feels like Stranger Things' second season just came out, but Netflix is already teasing the third season with a commercial for Hawkins' Starcourt mall. The commercial is about as 1980s as you can get, complete with nostalgia of

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This Prime Day Sale Is Chock Full of PC Gaming Gear

PC Gaming Prime Day Sale | AmazonWere you waiting for Prime Day to invest in a new gaming PC? If so, your patience seems to have paid off. A whole bunch of laptops, desktops, and accessories from MSI, Alienware, LG,

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Nathan Fillion Tells Us How That Great Uncharted Fan Film Happened

How did Nathan Fillion wind up playing Nathan Drake in an Uncharted fan-film? And who really voiced Cayde-6 during that E3 trailer? On a bonus episode of Kotaku Splitscreen, we discuss.Speaking on Splitscreen this afternoon to promote the excellent Unc...

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Watch This Modified Porsche 911 Hooning Its Heart Out in a Tony Hawk Pro Skater 4 Tribute

Say you’re a fan of hooning modified Porsche 911s. You have an abandoned Air Force base available to you. And you just really, really loved Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 4. What do you do?Well, you hoon the shit out of

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Surprisingly Enough, Prime Day Includes a Couple Nintendo Switch Deals

Nintendo Switch + 64GB MicroSD Card + $20 eShop Gift Card | $300 | AmazonNintendo Switch + Game of Your Choice | $322-$329 | WalmartUpdate: Going in and out of stock, if you missed it earlier. Walmart is competing with

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Ubisoft Announces Hungry Shark World For PS4, Xbox One, And Switch Available Tomorrow

Ubisoft has revealed that mobile title Hungry Shark World will be coming to consoles on July 17 after 500 million downloads on mobile. The Shark series, created by Ubisoft studio Future Games of London, has had multiple games on mobile

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An update on our colleague Mike Fahey: Mike is now home and acclimating to a future of having to use

An update on our colleague Mike Fahey: Mike is now home and acclimating to a future of having to use a wheelchair. He’s exploring options for a van he could ride in or even drive with hand controls. They’re expensive,

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New Gameplay Today – Destiny 2: Forsaken’s Second Campaign Mission

In a summer crossover event that should please fans of both Destiny 2 and New Gameplay Today, the latest episode of NGT is also part of our month of Destiny 2: Forsaken coverage! This means we get to

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