Category Archives: Asian news

Far Cry New Dawn’s Expeditions Should Become A Permanent Part Of The Franchise

Far Cry New Dawn takes the basic and current formula of the franchise, which was established in Far Cry 3, and tweaks it in some interesting ways. One of my favorite tweaks is the introduction of expeditions, which lets players

Gabe Newell Really Likes Resident Evil 2 And Confirms Valve Is Still Working On VR Games 

Gabe Newell, the president of Valve, has been answering a lot of emails lately and sharing some interesting information about his gaming tastes, the state of Valve, the future of VR and more. The YouTube channel Valve News Network, a

‘Shop Contest: Sonic & Tails Hit The Road, Winners! 

Last week I asked the artistic readers of Kotaku to take Sonic and Tails on a road trip to anywhere. It seemed only fair to let these two best friends and video game legends hit the road and see

Todd Phillips Celebrates Editing With an Enigmatic New Image of Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker

The day is drawing closer when Joaquin Phoenix will join the annals of superhero history as one of the few actors to portray the Joker in the flesh. Joker has entered the editing process, and to celebrate director Todd Phillips

The Google Stadia Backlash Has Begun

While people are still grappling with the technical ramifications of Google’s Stadia platform, gamers have begun asking deeper, more troubling questions. What do mods look like in a world of game streaming? What happens to game preservation? What happe...

This high school drama club put on a stage production of Alien, and it looks fantastic

Picking up the mantle once championed by the (sadly fictional) Max Fisher Players, a high school drama club in Bergen, New Jersey recently put on what looks to be an absolutely amazing staged rendition of Alien. Yes, Alien. Yes, the

A Glitched Staircase Is Causing A Lot Of Drama In The Division 2

The Division 2 is a huge and highly detailed world, filled with museums, parks, historical buildings and even accurate parking lots. Though players exploring the virtual D.C. wasteland have found an element that literally sticks out from all the rest.

Ludicolo Becomes More Powerful When It Dances

Every Pokemon is interesting and worth talking about. I don’t play a ton of Pokemon, but I do enjoy the universe and I love learning more about the creatures in it. So, Here’s Another Pokemon! It’s Ludicolo! This Pokemon was

Call of Duty World At War’s Secret Ray Gun Was Annoying For QA Testers

Today we find out what the most popular indie games are on the Switch, learn how to use a calculator to beat a game, finally figure out what plans Google has for gaming, discover Belgium loves a gameshow featuring Tetris

Saturday’s Best Deals: Bose Headphones, Samsung QLED TVs, Reebok Sale, and More

A Nintendo Switch deal, iRobot Roomba, Fire tablets and a MuscleTech Gold Box kick off Saturday’s best deals.Read more...

Listen Up! Bose’s Iconic QC 35 II Noise Canceling Headphones Just Went On Sale 

Bose’s wireless QuietComfort 35 noise-cancelling over-ears are basically a mute button for the rest of the world, and you can get them for $258 at Rakuten today, down from the usual $329-$349. Is that a lot of money? Yes. Is

Neon Genesis Evangelion Finally Hits Netflix June 21

It’s time to get in the robot.Read more...

Blizzard Says Overwatch Toxicity Is Down 40 Percent

Not so long ago, Overwatch was a poster child for toxicity run rampant in competitive multiplayer games. People regularly trolled and spewed vitriol while a barebones report system did little to stem the tide. Oh, what a difference a couple

Crunchyroll Responds To Concerns About Rising Prices

Today, subscribers to the largest anime streaming service, Crunchyroll, were hit with a 15 percent price hike monthly—spurring complaints from longtime users.Read more...

Valve’s Rocky Road To Better Communication About Steam

Credit to Valve: Over the past 15 years, it’s turned Steam into a megalith and kept it relevant with a steady, if slow, stream of new features. But in continually reacting to problems instead of anticipating them, and by keeping

Splinter IT’S MUELLER TIME | Deadspin Stop Excusing Tom Izzo’s Assholery | TV Club Mötley Crüe biopi

Splinter IT’S MUELLER TIME | Deadspin Stop Excusing Tom Izzo’s Assholery | TV Club Mötley Crüe biopic The Dirt makes even the viewer feel the need to shower afterward | The Slot Robert Mueller Went Ahead and Filed His Report | The Root Va.

Dota 2 Now Lets You Bet In-Game Currency On Pro Tournaments

This week Valve rolled out a new smartphone companion app for Dota 2 that makes it easier for fans to keep track of big tournaments, follow the progress of their favorite teams, and get access to in-game stats in real-time.

The 10 Best Deals of March 22, 2019

We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today.Read more...

Anthem, One Month Later

It’s been one month since Anthem released, though it feels like a lot longer. So much has happened: a lot of it bad, but also some of it good. Despite all of the game’s issues, it has a small but

The Creators Of Into The Breach Came Very Close To Giving Up On It

The strategy game Into The Breach is elegant in its simplicity, but that’s because its designers had to scrap several huge sections of the game that just didn’t work. Matthew Davis and Justin Ma, the minds behind FTL and Into

No, Cuphead On Switch Won’t Be Any Easier

The retro-themed, hand-animated indie darling Cuphead is headed to Switch on April 18, and its developer is excited for a whole new group of players to try it, and maybe even play some impromptu two-player at a rooftop party with

Don’t Drop the Ball, Pick Up This Nintendo Switch NBA2K19 Bundle for $299

Want your new Nintendo Switch with a side of basketball? Good news, Walmart is offering Nintendo Switch console, in either grey or neon, and a copy of NBA2K19 for just $299. This is about $30 off its normal price.Read more...

Tips For Playing Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is fun and also challenging. There’s a lot to take in, both in and out of combat, and several aspects of the game require real concentration and attention to detail. I’m here with some tips to

We’re streaming Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice over on our Twitch channel.

We’re streaming Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice over on our Twitch channel. Wow! Join me and Tim Rogers as we pick up where we left off. As always, subscribe to us on Twitch for more streams as they happen.Read more...

Will Google’s Stadia Make Consoles Obsolete?

Google’s upcoming video game-streaming service Stadia aims to eliminate the middleman by letting you play games in 4K and 60 frames-per-second on almost any device as long as you have a decent internet connection. While this sounds pretty incredible on...

Fate/Extella Link Is Delicious Hack And Slash Popcorn For My Soul

I don’t know a lot about Fate/Stay Night, a 2004 adult visual novel about stylized historical figures battling over the Holy Grail that spawned an anime, manga and video game empire. But I like over-the-top anime nonsense, and Marvelous’ Fate/Extella