Category Archives: Asian news

Is It Safe to Leave My Smartphone on My Wireless Charger?

Welcome to another edition of Lifehacker’s tech-advice column, brought to you by copious amounts of DayQuil—thanks to whoever gave me the terrible cold I’ve been dealing with the last week or so. Since I still feel like I could easily

Start Your New Life As a Dungeon Master With This $10 DM Screen

So, you want to be a dungeon master? Well let me tell you, friend, it takes guts, it takes creativity, it takes patience. But most of all, it takes a DM screen.Read more...

Manga Suffers Second Great Loss This Month, Kazuo Koike Is Dead

Earlier this month, Lupin III creator Kazuhiko Kato passed away. This week, Kazuo Koike, who created such landmark manga as Lone Wolf and Club and Lady Snowblood, has died. Read more...

Tom And Jerry Brought To Life In Tokyo

This week in Tokyo, a Tom And Jerry exhibition opened to celebrate the upcoming 80th anniversary of the cartoon cat and mouse.Read more...

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Games Are At Their Best When Our C

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Games Are At Their Best When Our Cries Are Ignored • Running Around In Yo-kai Watch 3's Sparkopolis Is The Best, Thanks To A Song • TAY Retro: Atari - “Nobody’s Hotter Than Atari...

The Emulator In Capcom’s Home Arcade Is Stirring Controversy

The Capcom Home Arcade, a plug-and-play fight stick that comes with classic arcade games pre-installed on it, was announced earlier this week, causing a backlash in the homebrew community who take issue with the device’s use of open-source emulation so...

No Man’s Sky Player Builds Gorgeous Notre-Dame Tribute

After much of the Notre-Dame cathedral was lost in a fire, one No Man’s Sky player has recreated the Parisian landmark in the far reaches of space.Read more...

Final Fantasy X-2 Is All The Fun Of The Series Without The Self-Importance

Final Fantasy X has a happy ending, and it’s called Final Fantasy X-2. It’s a game that starts with a toe-tapping musical number and features a combat system built around magical girl-style outfit transformations. And yes, blonde rogue Rikku looks

Mission to Zyxx’s Third Season Is Bolder and Taking the Piss Out of Star Wars in the Freshest Way

In its third season, Mission To Zyxx—a sci-fi/improv comedy podcast about a squad of spacefaring ambassadors traveling around the galaxy on various diplomatic missions—is changing. With lore that’s getting deeper with each episode, the series is becomi...

Chokeslammed From Space

Today on Highlight Reel we have big dudes with bells, complex claymore kills in Rainbow Six Siege, Sekiro stealth, Blade & Sorcery chokeslams, and much more!Read more...

Through Births, Illnesses, And Holidays, This Guy Streamed On Twitch For 2,000 Days In A Row

You end up sharing a lot with your audience when you decide to stream a portion of each day for 2,000 consecutive days. Holidays, birthdays, births. Also, bodily fluids. At one point, while battling an illness, Ben “CohhCarnage” Cassell even

On The Sea Of Thieves, I Only Sail Alone

There’s a reason it’s called Sea of Thieves and not Sea of Thief.Read more...

A Game About Meeting Cool Folks On A Hiking Trail

Before I moved to New York, I used to walk in the woods a lot. Sometimes, I’d drive with friends to mountains or parks and explore off the beaten path. A Short Hike, which is available for PC and Mac

The 10 Best Deals of April 18, 2019

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

Apple Won’t Sell You a Keyboard/Trackpad Combo, But This Accessory Lets You Build Your Own

Do you need to connect your Magic Keyboard and your Magic Trackpad together into one seamless slab? No. Did Jony Ive design them with the exact same profile so that you could, even if Apple would never actually sell you

The Magic Of Muscle Memory For Games

I’ve been practicing my Street Fighter V combos lately, and I’ve found that the less I think about them, the easier it is to do them. On this week’s episode of Kotaku Splitscreen, my co-host Kirk Hamilton and I talked

Here’s What Nikola Motors Is Getting Right About Electric Transportation

The Nikola Motor Company kind of appeared out of nowhere in 2016 with a grand plan for futuristic hydrogen-electric big rigs trucks for hauling. We still haven’t seen these vehicles on the road en masse, and this week the company

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Should I Choose My Crush Or My Arranged Marriage?

Hello all you concupiscent piranhas of death, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column to help you start the New Game+ of your love life.Read more...

The Nintendo Switch Will Be Sold In China For The First Time

Officials in the Chinese province of Guangdong have given investment conglomerate Tencent permission to begin distributing Nintendo Switches containing a special “test version” of New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe, according to a report by Reuters.Read mo...

Gita Jackson and I (Tim Rogers) are killing another husband in The Sims 4.

Gita Jackson and I (Tim Rogers) are killing another husband in The Sims 4. It’s the Black Widow Challenge, live on our Twitch channel!Read more...

Castlevania Collection Will Bring The Adorable Kid Dracula To The U.S. For The First Time

When Konami releases its Castlevania Collection on May 16, it will include eight classic games from the venerable series, including one that has never been released before outside Japan: Kid Dracula, a comical action game in which you play as

Smash Ultimate’s Joker Is A True-To-Form Tightrope Act

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Watch Jason Momoa Slap the Shit Out of His Game of Thrones Boss…in Animation

We all love a good behind-the-scenes story—especially ones that involve Jason Momoa kicking somebody’s ass because that’s what he was brought into this earth to do. HBO has given us a hilarious (and animated!) behind-the-scenes saga from Game of Throne...

A Cyberpunk Ninja Game Where You Manipulate Time

After talking my way past the receptionist at a grotty hotel in Katana Zero, I stand in the elevator at the entrance to a heavily guarded floor, watching goons patrol back and forth. One’s got a shotgun, another a knife,

With Doctor Strange, Marvel finally served up some spectacular FX eye candy

As has been noted in previous installments of this feature, the special effects of the Marvel Cinematic Universe were a fly in the ointment for much of the franchise’s early run. Effects work was a mandate to bring the Hulk

Thursday’s Best Deals: TCL 6 Series TVs, Express, GPS Running Watch, and More

A 200GB microSD card, William Painter sunglasses, and an enameled cast iron cookware sale lead off Thursday’s best deals from around the web.Read more...