Category Archives: Asian news

New Game From The Developers Of Her Story Is An Unsettling Trip Through Stolen NSA Footage

Telling Lies, the latest work of interactive fiction from Her Story creator Sam Barlow, invites players to curl up in front of their computer and comb through hours of leaked fictional National Security Agency footage. Mostly, that involves watching th...

Wednesday’s Best Deals: Blink Security Cameras, AirPods, Clarks Private Sale, and More

A Clarks Private Sale, a Blink XT2 Outdoor/Indoor Smart Security Cam, and $10 off your preorder of Dragon Quest 11 S for Switch lead off Wednesday’s best deals from around the web.Read more...

What’s Coming and Going From Netflix in September 2019

This month, Netflix gets the movies American Psycho, Mystic River, Superbad, 300, The Taking of Pelham 123, and the second and third Lord of the Rings films. (You can’t get Fellowship on Netflix. Weird!) In TV, there’s season 9 of

Dragon Quest XI Is Finally Coming to Switch, And You Can Save $10 By Preordering

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Oninaki: The Kotaku Review

When I first played the demo for Oninaki, an action role-playing game out tomorrow from Lost Sphear and I Am Setsuna creators Tokyo RPG Factory, I was optimistic. The gameplay wasn’t particularly captivating, but the story seemed unique and dark

You Won’t See Quantum Internet Coming

The quantum internet is coming sooner than you think—even sooner than quantum computing itself. When things change over, you might not even notice. But when they do, new rules will protect your data against attacks from computers that don’t

Mortal Kombat 11 Reveals New Fighters Including The Terminator and Joker

Holy crossover, Batman! The rest of Mortal Kombat 11’s first round of character DLC has been revealed. It includes series regular Sindel before going off the rails with the Terminator, Spawn, and a dapper-looking Joker.Read more...

PUBG Is Bringing Back Dynamic Weather

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds used to have spooky weather like heavy fog and drizzling rain back before the game’s official launch in December 2017. When launch game, weather effects were axed as the game focused on stability. They’re back now, bringin...

Final Fantasy XIV Bard Reimagines Performances As A Rhythm Game

Bards gained the ability to play actual music in Final Fantasy XIV near the end of 2017 and have been annoying bar-goers with their covers of “All Star” and “One Winged Angel” ever since. One talented bard had reimagined Final

Save $100 On Apple’s Excellent New Mac Mini

After years of neglect, Apple finally revived the Mac Mini late last year with a brand new model, featuring four Thunderbolt 3 USB-C ports, a speedier quad core processor, and all-SSD storage. You’ll still need to provide your own monitor and

Raise Your Work Space to New Heights With These Discounted Desks

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The Meaning Of Yakuza’s Tattoos

In Japan, tattoos and the yakuza often seem inseparable. Not every gangster has a tattoo and not everyone with a full bodysuit is a gangster, but when pop culture depicts the underworld, anti-heroes come fully inked. Case in point, the

Horror film director Johannes Roberts of 47 Meters Down fame is helming the Resident Evil film reboo

Horror film director Johannes Roberts of 47 Meters Down fame is helming the Resident Evil film reboot. He says it will be “super scary” and will be “getting back to the roots of the game.” Read more...

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Where Dr.

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Where Dr. Stone Lost Me • Warped Pipes: Let’s Talk About Mario & Wario (AKA The Game Where Mario Wears A Bucket) • I’ve Been Avoiding Beating Final Fantasy VII •

Dota Underlords Is Finally Getting Underlords

At this point, I have spent nearly 50 hours with Dota Underlords. I still do not know what an Underlord is. This is because Valve’s early-access auto battler still does not contain its shadowy namesakes. In a matter of weeks,

First, Players Destroyed Their Guitar Controllers, Then Developers Destroyed The Game

Who among us hasn’t dreamed of standing on a stage and smashing a guitar? Last weekend, a new Guitar Hero-style game let a few lucky players do just that, turning a real guitar into splinters and shards after they finished

Now Game Developers Have To Ask Fans Not To Harass Them Over The Epic Store

One of the easiest bits of news to miss on Monday’s Gamescom Opening Night Live show was tucked away in an ad for the Epic Games Store. A simple sizzle reel that showcased a number of games exclusive to the

Mario’s Iconic 1-1 Level Is Way Harder When It’s Vertical

Super Mario Maker 2’s many player-created levels can range from intense deathtraps to clever first-person dungeons. There are also a lot of riffs on the very first Mario level ever, World 1-1. It’s a solid template to build on, one

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GameStop Lays Off Over 100 People, Including Nearly Half Of Game Informer’s Staff

The struggling retail chain GameStop laid off over a hundred employees today, both at its corporate headquarters in Grapevine, Texas and at other offices including its subsidiary Game Informer magazine in Minnesota, where nearly half of the editorial s...

The 10 Best Deals of August 20, 2019

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

Two Of Steam’s Top Games Last Month Were Anime Sex Games

It’s no great secret that Steam is overflowing with anime games intended to titillate portions of its vast user base. But how many people pay attention to these seemingly niche games, really? Turns out, enough people do that two of

Report: Spider-Man Will No Longer Be Shared by Marvel and Sony [UPDATED]

Huge news in the world of superheroes. Deadline reports that Disney and Sony have come to a stalemate in regards to Spider-Man and that Marvel Studios, along with its president Kevin Feige, will no longer be producing Spider-Man films.Read more...

Fallout 76 Group’s Raid Attempt Foiled By Notorious Power Armor Glitch

In Fallout 76, power armor can keep you safe, or it can become a horrible tomb entrapping unsuspecting players until the end of time (or until they reset their game). That’s what happened to one group of players attempting Fallout

Peruvian Tekken Players Shock Visiting Korean Powerhouses

A trio of strong South Korean competitors traveled to Peru last weekend for a major Tekken 7 event, but they were met with fierce resistance by a group of local players who managed to keep Korean players from winning even

Surprise, That Amazing Saga Collection Is Out Tomorrow

Earlier this year, while also announcing that Saga would officially end after 108 issues, Image Comics revealed a gorgeous, humongous collection of all 54 issues of Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples’ beloved sci-fi epic, representing exactly one half ...