Category Archives: Asian news

Dissidia Final Fantasy’s First Major Tournament Shows Its Potential And Pitfalls

After hosting sporadic tournaments over the last few months, game developer Square Enix hosted a special Dissidia Final Fantasy NT invitational at Wednesday Night Fights in Santa Ana, California. The players—an eclectic bunch comprised of traditional f...

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Make Flying Slightly Less Terrible With Our Readers’ Favorite Travel Pillow, Now $8 Off

Cabeau Evolution Travel Pillow | $32 | AmazonThe Cabeau Evolution was your favorite travel pillow (by a long shot), and you can save 20% on yours today.Unlike cheaper travel pillows that you have to inflate with air, the Evolution is

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When All Else Fails, Rush The Nexus

Today’s match between the Unicorns of Love and Splyce in the European League Championship Series was looking like it might go on for ages, until both teams decided to ignore procedure and dive straight for the nexus. Known as a “base

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The Weekend In Esports: League Of Legends’ Spring Season Returns 

Image via LoL EsportsThings are picking up as the Overwatch League continues with its second week, Hearthstone’s World Championship wraps up in Amsterdam, and League of Legends returns for the spring season.The Shanghai Dragons and Dallas Fuel are the ...

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This Discounted Switch Carrying Case Can Hold Your Dock and Cables Too

AmazonBasics Switch Carrying Case | $20 | AmazonWhile most Nintendo Switch carrying cases are designed for people using the console in portable mode, this AmazonBasics case is large enough to carry the dock and cables as well, so you could

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Watch Us Play Darwin Project’s Open Beta

When it was initially unveiled at E3, I was confused as to what Darwin Project was trying to be. I knew what it was obviously aiming for with a shoutcaster on stage and it felt like it was doing a

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Longest Game In Pro League of Legends History Shatters Records

Last night’s match between the Jin Air Green Wings and world championship runner-up SKT T1 was not a quick or quiet affair. The best-of-three went the full series, culminating in a 94-minute finale that was both maddening and fascinating.SKT T1,

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Super Metroid Hack Continues To Get New Speedrunning World Records 

Super Metroid: Project Base is a hack for the original game that adds some new missile packs to collect, reroutes the map a bit, and most importantly: plays even faster thanks to tighter controls. StuntCoyote knows Project Base like the

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South Korean Overwatch Team Lunatic-Hai Disbands

Lunatic-Hai announced yesterday that it would be disbanding and leaving the Overwatch competitive scene.In a statement (h/t InvenGlobal) the team says it was “difficult to face the radical changes within and outside Overwatch.” Advertisement“We couldn’...

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Saturday’s Best Deals: Memory Foam Pillows, Samsung TVs, David Archy Boxers, and More

Shredded memory foam pillows, discounted cotton boxer briefs and pajamas from David Archy, Reebok’s Daily Deals, and more lead Saturday’s best deals.Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal.Top Tech DealsAMD Ryzen 7 1700X |

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This Week In The Business: Nintendo Enjoys The Fruits Of Its Labo

STAT | 4.2% - The one-day jump in Nintendo’s share price after the announcement of Nintendo Labo, a line of cardboard construction kits that work with the Switch.STAT | 750,000 - Number of 3DS systems sold in the US in

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Dr. Disrespect Will Be Back Next Month

Last month, popular PUBG streamer Dr. Disrespect, aka Guy Beahm, took an indefinite leave of absence from Twitch following the revelation he’d been unfaithful to his wife. In two weeks, he’ll be back.Disrespect made the announcement—alongside (?) his w...

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Shut It Down

GettyThe United States government has shut down for the second time in five years.After a week of playing chicken, Congress failed on Friday to pass a spending bill to keep the federal government open. The bill failed to get the

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New Xenoblade 2 Patch Gets Rid Of The Game’s Funniest Lines

The Ardainian Soldier enemies in Xenoblade Chronicles 2 had some weird battle cries in the English voice over. These bloodlusty, passionate shrieks tickled the hilarity bones of many players. The latest patch has bashfully edited these clips into more ...

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Overwatch Pro Suspended For Saying Gay Rival Would Enjoy Sucking A ‘Fat Cock’ [UPDATE]

Image credit: Dallas Fuel.Dallas Fuel player Félix “xQc” Lengyel has found himself in hot water once again, this time for directing an insensitive insult at a player for the Houston Outlaws, shortly after the Outlaws swept Fuel 4-0 yesterday afternoon....

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Report: Dota Team Told Player He Was Cut During Pizza Party

After qualifying for a Dota 2 major, international esports team Fnatic suddenly dumped their offlane player Khoo “Ohaiyo” Chong Xin for Saahil “Universe” Arora, reportedly during a pizza dinner.The official announcement came January 13, when Fnatic con...

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A discrimination lawsuit against Valve that we covered in 2016 resulted in a jury trial that ruled i

A discrimination lawsuit against Valve that we covered in 2016 resulted in a jury trial that ruled in Valve’s favor late last year. We’ve updated the story accordingly.

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 Jalopnik Having Driven The 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe, I No Longer Care For Other Vehicles |

 Jalopnik Having Driven The 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe, I No Longer Care For Other Vehicles | Gizmodo I Can’t Fucking Believe How Dumb Facebook’s News Feed Update Is | Kotaku VR Chat Players Stop Trolling To Help Man Who Appears To Have Seizure

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What Are You Playing This Weekend?

The weekend is for really wanting to watch the Gwent Open but also needing to play a lot of video games and also really needing to do some chores. Decisions, decisions!There’s an open beta for The Darwin Project this weekend,

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Massdrop HD 58X: The Barrier to Audiophile Open-Ears Keeps Dropping

Massdrop x Sennheiser HD 58X Jubilee HeadphonesBack in 2016, Massdrop’s HD 6XX, which was basically just a blue version of Sennheiser’s legendary HD 650 for way less money, blew a hole in the barrier to entry for audiophile-quality open-ear headphones....

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The Best Mods For Divinity: Original Sin 2

Divinity: Original Sin 2 is one of the best RPGs I’ve ever played. It’s massive, complex, and beautiful, but its many layers are riddled with kinks and bugs. Fortunately, the game’s modding community has dedicated itself to smoothing things out.Origina...

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VR Chat Players Stop Trolling To Help Man Who Appears To Have Seizure

VR Chat. Credit: Rogue Shadow VRThe virtual world VR Chat bursted into mainstream consciousness with a steady stream of viral memes, but a few days ago, denizens of VR Chat grappled with something much realer than swarms of Knuckles avatars:

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The 10 Best Deals of January 19, 2018

We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today.Head over to our main post for more deals, and follow us on Twitter and Facebook to never miss a chance

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New Hearthstone Mode Lets You Play With Champions’ Original Decks

Photos: BlizzardHearthstone’s biggest tournament of the year, the HCT World Championship, is officially underway in Amsterdam. To celebrate, Hearthstone is letting players pilot past championship decks in their pure, unnerfed forms.Dubbed “Hall of Cham...

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Furi Keeps Boss Fights Exciting By Limiting Your Space

Furi, a neon boss-battling bonanza, came out for the Nintendo Switch last week, which finally gave me good cause to sample its hack-and-slash action.Fights in Furi, which came out in July 2016 for PC, Playstation 4, and Xbox One, take

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Overwatch Pro Loves Mercy Despite His Teammates Who Can’t Stand Her

There is at least one Overwatch pro who enjoys the character Mercy, even with her many controversial makeovers. Mikias “Snow” Yohannes, support player for Boston Uprising, stands by the controversial healer. “I think I would be the only support player

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