Category Archives: Asian news

At $200, This Edifier Bookshelf Speaker Offers The Best Value Around

Listen up, Edifier makes some of the best audio equipment on the market. And right now, Amazon is discounting the R2000DB Bookshelf Speaker to just $200. Read more...

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If There Was Another Live-Action Dragon Ball, Japan Wants These Actors For Goku

There has not been a new live-action Dragon Ball announced, but if one were, which Japanese actor would make a good Goku?Read more...

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Asshole Goose Delays Video Game

Game delays can be as frustrating as they are necessary, and so announcing them is awkward for everyone. Developers don’t want to disappoint, gamers just want the game, ungh! If only there was a perfect way to let the world

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Jack Black Is Sorry, Not Sorry About His YouTube Gaming Videos

“No gaming videos this week,” Jack Black said apologetically at the start of his latest video on his gaming channel on YouTube. And also the one before that. And the one before that. And, well, you get the idea.Read more...

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Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: The Mystery Mushroom: I Designed T

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: The Mystery Mushroom: I Designed The Worst Mario Game As A Child • Koda’s Anime Favorites Of 2018 • TAY Retro: Atari 2600 - “Mr. Hooper” Pac-Man [TV Commercial, NA]Read more......

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Behold, The Mother Of All Civilization VI Canals

I’ve written before about how canals are very much a thing in Civilization, but the latest expansion for Civilization VI kicks this up to a whole new level.Read more...

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Nobody Watched Movies On Steam, So The Video Section Is Going Away

Did you know that Steam wasn’t just for games? For the past few years you’ve also been able to watch short films and documentaries on the service, but since you probably didn’t know that and nobody watched them, Valve is

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Fortnite Ads Pulled From YouTube Over Child Predator Scandal

YouTube has blown up this week over revelations that child predators have been using a combination of seemingly harmless videos and the site’s comments section to engage in predatory behaviour. In response to this, major advertisers like McDonalds and ...

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Metro Exodus: The Kotaku Review

I take my anxious first steps into a desolate post-winter wasteland. All around me, I hear mutants scratching and snarling. One sights me. Three more follow. I rise to fire my rifle. It jams. I feel frightened, vulnerable, out of

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Tokusatsu GaGaGa Is a Heartwarming Meditation on Trying Not to Hide Your Geeky Self

If you’re reading io9, I’m going to make a bit of an assumption: You’re probably a big fan of some nerdy stuff, be it sci-fi, superheroes, comic books (if you aren’t, well...I’m not sure why you’re here, but not my

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An EVE Online Funeral Means Ozone-Light Vigils And Spaceship Sacrifices

Every single player in EVE Online is connected, in some way. The game is next to impossible to play truly “solo,” especially because of its single-shard environment. Each and every person that logs into the game connects to the same

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Apex Legends Needs An Option For Reporting People

It’s a cold truth that some people in this world are just assholes. That’s why every online game game should have an option for reporting jerks. It’s a feature that’s become pretty standard, especially in competitive shooters. So it’s weird

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The 10 Best Deals From February 20, 2019

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

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One of the Most Popular Mechanical Keyboards Ever Has a Rare Discount Today

You can find a mechanical keyboard for under $50 these days, but premium models are definitely worth the splurge if you spend a lot of time at your desk. Das’s legendary Model S was one of the first modern keyboards

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Three Essential Nintendo Switch Games are on Sale for Just $45

If you own a Nintendo Switch, Walmart is selling Splatoon 2, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and Super Mario Odyssey for just $45. This is a great opportunity to round out your collection with what are essentially

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Tekken 7 Player Comes Out Of Nowhere With Evo Japan Win

Despite only having happened twice so far, Evo Japan has already become a prestigious stop on the fighting game community calendar thanks to the level of talent it attracts. Last weekend’s Tekken 7 competition was no different, but the champion

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Make Your Own Damn Legroom With This Padded Airplane Footrest

I’m not someone who has much difficulty when it comes to air travel. Sitting in airplane seats doesn’t cause me much physical discomfort. I can usually fall asleep while in-flight. And I’m passionate about avoiding physical and/or eye contact with

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Finally, A Dreamcast Controller Built For Comfort

The original Dreamcast controller is a thing of beauty, but it lacks some of the features and ergonomic design that make modern controllers so pleasant to hold. Accessory maker Retro Fighters’ “Next Gen Dreamcast Controller” brings the classic design u...

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The Yakuza Series Treats The Homeless With Empathy And Respect

Throughout the Yakuza series, we’re shown that protagonist Kazuma Kiryu is not a normal man. Despite being a member of an organized crime gang, he stubbornly sticks to his good morals even if that means the entire seedy underbelly of

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In Anthem, Falling Is Faster Than Flying

BioWare’s new loot shooter Anthem really nails the feeling of flying around in Iron Man-style exosuits, except when dive-bombing. As players have learned, it turns out the fastest way to get around in the game’s world is by simply falling.Read

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Get Free AAA Games and In-Game Items by Checking These Services 

I like free games. And I’m not just talking about freeware or open-source titles that are either maddeningly complex or of occasionally suspicious quality. Triple-A titles, when discounted to the low price of zero, are great. Read more...

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What We Loved (No, Really) About Alita Battle Angel

Alita Battle Angel is an adaptation of the beloved Gunmm  manga, and it’s a movie where everything that could happen in a movie happens. It’s got fights, a fake sport, a romance, and at the center of it all an

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Final Fantasy XIV’s Director Talks Blue Mages, World Visits, And ‘Modern’ MMOs

Final Fantasy XIV is prepping for a new expansion later this summer. The lead-up to this expansion, Shadowbringers, has brought new classes like the Blue Mage, and will soon open worlds with the ability to visit other servers. Kotaku emailed

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Shout Out To The Teen Who Played Apex Legends With Me Last Night

Last night, on my actually for real final Apex Legends game, I thought my squad was doomed. Our third squadmate had been disconnected, and I knew I was dead weight for the more experienced player I was tagging along with.

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How To Play Your PS4 When You’re Stuck In A Hospital For Nearly A Month

From January 23 through February 18 I was confined to a hospital bed, recovering from a surgical procedure that required me to remain almost completely prone in order to heal. Fortunately I came to the hospital prepared, and managed to

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The Coolest Star Wars and Marvel Reveals From New York Toy Fair

New York Toy Fair descended on the Javits Center this past weekend, bringing us a new look at all the spectacular new toys (and games!) just waiting to plunder our bank accounts over the next year. As always, the show

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