Category Archives: Asian news

Sega Master System: a visual compendium is an upcoming coffee table book from Bitmap Books, the same

Sega Master System: a visual compendium is an upcoming coffee table book from Bitmap Books, the same team behind the incredible Super Famicom box art collection.

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Track: Where Are You Now?

Track: Where Are You Now? | Artist: Lady Leshurr | Album: N/AKotaku Soundtrack is a selection of the stuff we’re listening to at the moment. 

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Bro, Relax

André Lima Araújo is a comics artist from Portugal who has worked on series like Black Panther and Generation Gone, which he co-created.You can see more of Araújo’s work at his personal site. Fine Art is a celebration of

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You Can Now Play Most Of World Of Warcraft Just By Subscribing

World of Warcraft has finally gotten with the times. You can now play the game and all but one of its expansion packs just by paying the monthly $15 fee.As of today, you can play World of Warcraft and every

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FTL Fans, Crying Suns Is Here For You

Ever since FTL first came out, I’ve been wanting a game just like it, only with more stuff to do. Crying Suns is out here trying to do just that.An upcoming game from a team of French indies, it’s very

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Looks Like Fortnite Is Getting Kart Cosmetics

Some data mining of Fortnite’s code has discovered that Epic is testing the idea of customising the appearance of the game’s golf karts.Here’s the code in question:Who knows how something like this would work, since the karts are shared on the

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Earther Adidas’ Pledge to Use Recycled Plastic Is a Solid First Step | The A.V.

Earther Adidas’ Pledge to Use Recycled Plastic Is a Solid First Step | The A.V. Club Spielberg’s Jaws adaptation cut the mafia and sex subplots—and made movie history | The Takeout Ask The Salty Waitress: How should I respond when people throw measly

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Every Game Should Copy Rainbow Six’s New Chat Moderation

Earlier this year, Ubisoft said it would be implementing stricter moderation in Rainbow Six Siege to find and sanction players using hate speech. Recently, players have started noticing an uptick in bans being issued and have been discussing it on

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What We Loved (And Really Loved) About Sorry To Bother You

Tim Rogers and Gita Jackson had a chance to see Sorry To Bother You, a movie so creative and wild watching feels like being transported briefly to new but familiar universe. We sat down to dissect every bit of this

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Star Citizen Backer Sues To Get $4,500 Back, Loses

Ken Lord used to be a Star Citizen super fan. Once upon a time, he helped fund Roberts Space Industries’ endless maiden voyage with $4,500 of his own money. Now, after years of delays and changes, he wants out. RSI

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This 200GB MicroSD Card Was Already Cheap For Prime Day, and Just Got Even Cheaper

SanDisk 200GB MicroSD Card | $44 | AmazonYou might have seen this 200GB microSD card as part of Amazon’s SanDisk Prime Day savings, but it bears a special callout now, because it just got a couple bucks cheaper than it

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Prime Day’s Anxiety-Smothering Weighted Blanket Deals Are Available Once Again

15 Pound 60" x 80" Weighted Blanket | $75 | Amazon | Promo code 98IFY3T915 Pound 48" x 72"Weighted Blanket | $59 | Amazon | Promo code YIH9WBGT12 Pound 48" x 72" Weighted Blanket | $57 | Amazon | Pr...

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Far Cry 5’s Lost On Mars Is Another Disappointing Expansion

Is there life on Mars? On the surface Far Cry 5’s second DLC seems to answer in the affirmative. The red rock is bursting with armies of alien insects. Some are small. Some are big. Some fly around like Pterodactyls

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Shadow of War Is Now Microtransaction-Free

Middle-earth: Shadow of War came out on October 10, 2017. Two hundred eighty days later, it is now free of all microtransactions. It’s a drastic change and yet another sign that 2017 was a turning point for the video game

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This Adorable Papercraft Game Is All About Sex And Drugs

Don’t let the cutesy papercraft look of The Spiral Scouts fool you. This puzzle adventure game is not for kids.The Spiral Scouts, which was released on Steam last week, follows Remae, a spunky young Spiral Scout who lost her memories,

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Prime Day Deals, Ranked

GIF If you’re overwhelmed by the sheer deluge of Prime Day deals, here are our 75-ish favorites that you can still buy, ranked scientifically* from best to worst.For the rest of the best Prime Day deals,

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The Five Worst Enemies In Hollow Knight

There are more than 150 different enemies in the fantastic Hollow Knight. While each one is entertainingly awful, some are more awful than others.A few notes up front: I’m talking about regular enemies in this article, not bosses. Also, while

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Overwatch’s ridiculous new hamster hero—whom Kotaku will hereafter refer to as “Hammond,” not “Wreck

Overwatch’s ridiculous new hamster hero—whom Kotaku will hereafter refer to as “Hammond,” not “Wrecking Ball”—will go live on July 24, Blizzard announced today.

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Sonic Mania’s Encore Mode Is The Perfect Excuse To Play Again

Sonic Mania’s blend of classic stages and ROM-hack inspired originals created a mix tape of everything awesome, fast, and blue. The Encore DLC, released today as part of Sonic Mania Plus, embraces the mixing and matching that made the base

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Marvel’s New Sentry Is a Sobering Reflection on the Golden Age of Wish Fulfillment Comics

Sentry ripping apart some of the Void’s demons.The Sentry was never been a particularly original superhero. He’s more or less Marvel’s answer to Superman with a healthy dose of Moon Knight’s madness thrown in for good measure. The character’s new

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Fortnite Rescue Attempt Goes Horribly Wrong

A Fortnite streamer pulled off an impossible rescue mission… almost.A streamer called Muselk happened upon a strange scenario in his Fortnite game. He saw a golf cart on the edge of a cliff, and after killing the player trying to

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Ubisoft’s Clever Division 2 Promotion Has Me Playing More Of The First Division

The makers of The Division at Ubisoft are doing some unusual things to tie their first game into its upcoming sequel. So far, I’m into it.The original Division—a third-person, cover-based, sometimes-multiplayer shooter set in a wrecked, wintery New Yor...

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The 20 JRPGs You Must Play

There comes a time when every person must sit back, think about their life’s accomplishments, and wonder, “What JRPGs should I play?”Worry not. I’m here to help.This is a list of Japanese role-playing games that deserve your time. Some are

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This Kit Lets You Make Your Old SNES Controllers Completely Wireless

GIF For five years, 8Bitdo has been creating near-perfect wireless clones of your favorite classic gamepads, improving the experience of emulating retro games on modern devices. But if near-perfect isn’t perfect enough for your discerning gaming

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The New Streaming Series Dojo Pro Is Binge-able Pro Wrestling Done Right

“Bad Boy” Joey Janela, flanked by his comic book-style banner, prepares for action in the titular dojo.Pro wrestling has become a popular staple of the streaming scene as streaming has become an authentic challenge to broadcast television, but never tr...

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Spielberg’s Jaws adaptation cut the mafia and sex subplots—and made movie history

In Page To Screen, we compare a movie to the book that spawned it. The analysis goes into deep detail about specific plot points—in other words, you’ve been warned.For all the variety in summer blockbusters, the category has a few

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