Category Archives: Asian news

University Professor Compared To Final Fantasy Character

Professor Hiroaki Miyata recently appeared on NHK show Close Up. He’s not only on the medical school faculty of the prestigious Keio University, he also looks like a Final Fantasy character.Read more...

Virtual Girl Might Be Responsible For Cup Noodle Demand

Yesterday, instant noodle maker Nissin announced it was temporarily halting sales of its miso-flavored Cup Noodle.Read more...

Location, Location, Location

Joanna Kizinska is a freelance concept artist and illustrator working in the games business.Read more...

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Baba Is You.

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Baba Is You. Puzzle Is Hard. Games Is Good • Trading For A Win • Beautiful World Of Shogi (Part IV): Drops, General Rules • TAY Retro: Atari 2600 - Missile Command

Some Nier: Automata Fans Made An Awesome Cartoon

A team of just six people is to thank for this Nier short, whose mix of game-related action and 1990s Liquid TV-ish style is very good.Read more...

There’s a new Destiny 2 comic live on Bungie’s site, which I’m mentioning here because it’s got a co

There’s a new Destiny 2 comic live on Bungie’s site, which I’m mentioning here because it’s got a cover and art done by Steve Lichman’s Dave Rapoza.Read more...

Sony Is Automatically Changing Offensive PlayStation Usernames

We used to live in a world where someone with an offensive username was just outright banned from an online service. With the coming of PlayStation’s ability to edit names, though, things have now changed, and those offensive names are

Celeste Is Way Easier When You’re Playing As Kirby

During these dark times of difficulty discourse—in which brothers tear down brothers and Sekiro purists get memed to heck and back—hit platformer Celeste stands out as a bastion of both brutality and accessibility, pushing players to the limit with dev...

Yakuza Kiwami 2 is the latest game in the series to be making the jump from PlayStation to PC.

Yakuza Kiwami 2 is the latest game in the series to be making the jump from PlayStation to PC. It’ll be out on May 9.Read more...

The Root MAGA-Loving, Colin Kaepernick-Hating Top NFL Draft Prospect Seems to Hate Everything Black

The Root MAGA-Loving, Colin Kaepernick-Hating Top NFL Draft Prospect Seems to Hate Everything Black | Deadspin The State Of The Warriors On The Edge Of Unrest | Jezebel The Kardashian-West Family Lives in an All-White Art Gallery Prison | Splinter You ...

For A Game About Pot, Weedcraft, Inc. Sure Is Square

Weedcraft, Inc., a new tycoon-style management sim released today on PC and Mac, wants you to know that it’s cool.Read more...

Sekiro’s Hitboxes Are Deeply Satisfying

Today on Highlight Reel we have Battlefield V clips, solid hitboxes, perfectly-timed screams, Loony Toons style escapes, and much more!Read more...

Anthem Players Are Playing Dress Up While Waiting For The Next Update

With Anthem currently in a holding pattern as players wait for BioWare to add more content, its community has taken to dressing up like characters from other video games, comic books, and movies to help pass the time.Read more...

The 10 Best Deals of April 11, 2019

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

Thousands Watch As GTA V Streamer Puts On Elaborate In-Game Concert

On Twitch, Grand Theft Auto V role-playing is a full-on phenomenon. Every day, streamers pretend to be criminals, cops, doctors, and other types of criminals. Together on a heavily modified custom server, they craft a 24/7 streamer cinematic universe o...

Platformer’s Levels Are Twisty Mobius Strips

Video game players have been jumping over pits and collecting keys in platformers for a long time. Mobius twists the usual perspective to add fresh challenge and mind-teasing trickery.Read more...

New Bill Aims To Hold Tech Companies Accountable For Their Shitty Algorithms

Over the years, tech companies have found a convenient scapegoat for some of their most egregious mistakes in a voiceless part of their operations—their algorithms. But a bill introduced on Wednesday seeks to effectively prevent these automated systems...

PlayStation Is Really Bad At Suggesting New PSN Names

Yesterday, Sony announced PlayStation Network name changes were officially ready for primetime. While a lot of people might have crappy user names they want to get rid of, they might not be sure what to replace them with. Fortunately, PlayStation

Red Dead Online’s New Modes Are Hit And Miss

Over the last few weeks, Red Dead Online has received four new game modes, all focused on player vs player competition. These modes come at a time when many players are frustrated with what they see as the game’s lack

These Are Our Readers’ Three Favorite Bike Helmets

The overwhelming sentiment in this week’s bike helmet Co-Op was that most helmets are thoroughly safety tested, so you should be focused on fit and comfort, which are obviously subjective and will vary from person to person.Read more...

Breaking Out Of Bounds In Sekiro Makes It Even More Beautiful

Sekiro makes it a point to push back at players. From difficult bosses to winding world design, there’s friction that players need to fight against. Speedrunners and glitch hunters buck that trend. Last night while playing it, I broke out

Apex Legends Players Finally Like Gibraltar Thanks To His Sticky Shield

Apex Legends players aren’t too impressed with tank character Gibraltar, whose large hitbox and somewhat unexciting loadout don’t make him a lot of players’ first pick. Recently, though, some players have found a reason to bring him into rotation again...

This Avengers: Endgame Teaser Features a Rousing Captain America Pep Talk

Considering how Thanos dog-walked the Avengers in Infinity War and wiped out half of the universe, the few heroes left who’re gunning for the Mad Titan in Avengers: Endgame are going to need the plan to end all plans if

Overwhelm Is A Tough Game That Still Feels Like It’s Rooting For Me

I am not a glutton for punishment in games. I don’t usually enjoy dying over and over again until some mercurial mix of skill, experience, and luck finally combines to see me through to the next level. But I revel

Save 20% On NBA and NHL Apparel, and More Importantly, Minor League Baseball Copa de la Diversión Hats

It’s the most wonderful time of the (sports) year, at least for buying team apparel. The NBA and NHL playoffs are ramping up, baseball is getting under way, and you can support your favorite team or school for 20% off

‘Approachable Yet Deep’: The Designers’ Goal For New Kirby Games

Shinya Kumazaki seems to have a fun job. He is the chief creator at HAL Laboratory and gets to dream up major Kirby games.Read more...