Category Archives: Asian news

Dusk.

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Facebook Is Just Casually Asking Some New Users for Their Email Passwords

Facebook has been prompting some users registering for the first time to hand over the passwords to their email accounts, the Daily Beast reported on Tuesday—a practice that blares right past questionable and into “beyond sketchy” territory, security c...

Aces High

Alex Kim is an illustrator and concept artist who has recently worked on stuff like War Thunder and the tabletop game Star Wars: Legion.Read more...

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Episode Ardyn Is An Acceptable End

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Episode Ardyn Is An Acceptable End To Final Fantasy XV • Doctorkev’s 2018 Anime Postmortem, Part I • Spacemon: A Pokemon TRPG: Frontier: Chapter 46: Crossing Paths • TAY Retro: Commodore...

Super Mario Lost Levels, Punch-Out!! Heading To Switch This Month

Punch-Out!!, Star Soldier, and Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels, aka the Japanese Super Mario Bros. 2, are the next games coming to Nintendo’s NES library on Switch Online, on April 10.Read more...

Somehow, You Can Buy Official Homeworld LEGO

Brick Formations is a company that takes LEGO pieces and somehow manages to put them together and sell them as licensed products, with LEGO having nothing to do with it. It’s a weird place to be in, so it’s nice

Alcatraz Island Proves Call Of Duty Blackout Works Great In Close Quarters

Alcatraz Island has arrived in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. It’s based on a Zombies map, but this version is for the Blackout battle royale mode. You wouldn’t think it, but the smaller map makes for an intense, close-quarters

Civilization VI Save Games Now Across Both The PC And Nintendo Switch

Microsoft does something similar with its Xbox/PC multiplatform releases, but for some reason this sounds a lot cooler to me: you can now play a game of Civilization VI on your PC, save it, quit, pick up your Switch and

An Easy Mode Has Never Ruined A Game

In video games, easy is a dirty word, even when it shouldn’t be.  There’s something about the word “easy” that rubs some players as condescending, something that we should maybe leave behind—except where we shouldn’t. Like in FromSoftware games and

How to Find Ethical Alternatives to Almost Every App or Service

We love the convenience and feature-rich nature of the apps and products big corporations can offer you, but we’re also proponents of personal autonomy and control over your online experience. However, it’s one thing to just turn your back on

How to Find Ethical Alternatives to Almost Every App or Service

We love the convenience and feature-rich nature of the apps and products big corporations can offer you, but we’re also proponents of personal autonomy and control over your online experience. However, it’s one thing to just turn your back on

The 10 Best Deals of April 2, 2019

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

I Played No Man’s Sky VR And Almost Punched Sean Murray In The Face

I did not punch Sean Murray in the face when I played No Man’s Sky in PlayStation 4 virtual reality last week at a demo event in New York. I almost did, as I reached out to open the canopy

First-Time Tournament Attendee Beats Dragon Ball FighterZ World Champ

Over 800 fighting game players competed in San Jose, California last weekend at NorCal Regionals, an annual event first established in 2003. One of these competitors was the recent winner of the Dragon Ball FighterZ world championships. Another was a t...

Operencia Is A Treat For Fans Of Old-School Dungeon Crawlers

It’s as true today as it was in the early ‘80s—there’s nothing quite like the exquisite tension of exploring a creepy, creature- and trap-filled dungeon, square-by-square, in first-person. Operencia: The Stolen Sun, Zen Studios’ modern take on the clas...

Magic: The Gathering’s Next Expansion Will Radically Alter The Game

Wizards of the Coast is pulling out all the stops for Magic: The Gathering’s April 25 expansion, Ravnica: War of the Spark. The latest is a beautifully animated cinematic lore trailer that launched at PAX East over the weekend. In

Anker’s PowerPort Atom PD 1 Makes Apple’s MacBook Charger Look Silly

RAVPower may have fired the first shot in the GaN charging wars, but Anker’s $30 PowerPort Atom PD 1 is probably the most buzzed about charger in recent memory.Read more...

Sims Players Are Building Adorable Dollhouses

Like any other fandom, the Sims community often gets swept by trends. This time, the new hotness is dollhouses, all inspired by a Simmer on Tumblr called Smart Milk. The results are absolutely adorable.Read more...

Devil May Cry 5’s Bloody Palace Is A Fabulous Hack And Slash Playground

The Bloody Palace has been a fixture of Devil May Cry ever since 2003’s Devil May Cry 2. It’s a mode that involves an exhausting climb through monster-filled rooms with hundreds of enemy arrangements and bosses along the way. But

A Look Back at Farscape: Aliens, Puppets, and Criminals on the Run

When we think about space operas, we think about Star Wars or Star Trek, or even Stargate. These are the sweeping, grand sagas, with stalwart heroes and clear distinctions between right and wrong. Farscape is not that kind of story.Read

Elder Scrolls Online Used To Be A Bad Theme Park And Now It’s A Great Theme Park

I flippin’ love theme parks. I loved them as a kid, and I love them as a grown-ass man. I also love anything that reminds me of a theme park—and for me, the game that feels most like a theme

Weyes Blood’s Titanic Rising is a stunning early contender for album of the year

Natalie Mering was a gifted child, to say the least. Weathering a life-altering move at age 10 from Santa Monica to Doylestown, Pennsylvania, a small town of just over 8,000 residents, she would retreat to her teenage bedroom, adorned with

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

With Xbox Game Pass, Microsoft basically created the Netflix of video games, and it’s a great deal at its usual $10 per month. But right now, if you buy three months of the service for $30, you’ll get an additional

How BioWare’s Anthem Went Wrong

It wasn’t even supposed to be called Anthem. Just days before the annual E3 convention in June of 2017, when the storied studio BioWare would reveal its newest game, the plan had been to go with a different title: Beyond.

Sony’s RDR2 PS4 Pro Bundle Just Rode Back Into Town

Sony hasn’t offered much in the way of PS4 Pro discounts, but this Red Dead Redemption 2 bundle was a hit during the holiday season, since it included an incredible game for free. We thought this bundle had been sent

Tuesday’s Best Deals: Bowflex Dumbbells, Refurb iPad Pros, Cuisinart Cast Iron, and More

A discounted Shark ION vacuum, Amazon foam mattresses, and a Mobil 1 rebate lead off Tuesday’s best deals from around the web.Read more...