Category Archives: Asian news

The Uplifting Tale Of ‘Dildo Face’, A Sim Who Dared To Dream

Life is rough when your parents gave you the name “Dildo Face.” But why wallow in self-pity when you can engage in a little nominative determinism instead, and find ways to make the name Dildo Face work for you?Read more...

Turns Out Part Of The New Destiny Trailer Leaked Two-And-A-Half Years Ago

The makers of Destiny have a long and storied tradition of reusing content from the cutting room floor, and the upcoming Shadowkeep expansion is no exception, with fans discovering that this week’s new trailer features a cut-scene that was leaked

Preorder and Save on the Multitool of Carabiners

On an infinite timescale, there will eventually be a multitool variant of every conceivable consumer product released on Kickstarter, but this versatile carabiner from the folks who brought us a pretty incredible pen in 2017 makes more sense than most....

Riley and Tim (that’s me!)

Riley and Tim (that’s me!) are playing RAD, a new game that resembles the old game Rogue. It’s by Double Fine! Will we like it just fine, or will we like it twice as much as fine? Or will we

Star Wars Battlefront II Is Bringing The Series’ ‘Instant Action’ Solo Mode Back

It’s been relatively quiet on the Star Wars: Battlefront II…. battlefront. The controversial, mostly multiplayer game has rebounded from a microtransaction-filled 2017 launch with a stream of continuous updatesthat included some amazing Clone Wars batt...

The Sims 4 Is Getting Magic

The Sims 4 Realms of Magic expansion is bringing witchcraft and wizardry to The Sims 4.Read more...

My Language-Learning App Has A Leaderboard And It’s Ruining My Life

I tried to wean myself off my mobile games by learning a new language. Now, instead of being obsessed with tapping on mobile games, I’m obsessed with my language-learning app. Damn it.Read more...

Go See the World With Emirates’ Limited Time International Flight Sale

Go take a look at your international travel bucket list, because there’s a pretty good chance one of those destinations is included in Emirates’ big International Sale.Read more...

The Planet Needs a New Internet

When climate change comes for our coffee and our wine, we’ll moan about it on Twitter, read about it on our favorite websites, and watch diverting videos on YouTube to fill the icy hole in our hearts. We’ll do all

Tuesday’s Best Deals: Edifier Speakers, Super Mario Odyssey, Backcountry Gear, and More

A couple of Edifier bookshelf speakers, Super Mario Odyssey, and up to 40% off Climb Gear at Backcountry lead of Tuesday’s best deals from around the web.Read more...

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The New Mario & Sonic Olympics Game Lets You Play As 2D Characters

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 is kicking it old school. The latest installment of the all-star mascot competition, due out November 5 for the Switch, adds ten sprite-based 2D events to its normal selection of 3D

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3’s First Expansion Adds New Missions And Modes September 30

The first of three planned downloadable expansions for the Switch-exclusive Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3, Curse of the Vampire adds one and a half vampires to the game’s roster and an all-new rapid-fire co-op challenge called Gauntlet Mode on September 3...

J.Crew Factory Is Taking 50% Off Sitewide, Plus an Extra 15% Off Your Purchase

50% Off Sitewide, Plus an Extra 15% Off | J.Crew Factory | Promo code FLOWERPOWERRead more...

Unlike The Movie, The Blair Witch Game Doesn’t Seem So Scary

If you’re familiar with its source material, Blair Witch, the upcoming game for PC and consoles, has a lot to live up to. It’s impossible to understate the influence of 1999’s The Blair Witch Project, a found footage film that

Save On Anker’s Thinnest USB-C PD Battery Pack For the First Time Ever

Anker PowerCore Slim 10000 PD Battery Pack | $32 | AmazonRead more...

I Love Designing My Own Controllers

A couple of weeks ago, my go-to Xbox One controller got into an altercation with a 470-pound electric wheelchair and lost. After spending hours browsing online stores for the perfect pre-built replacement, I decided to return to Microsoft’s

The gamequit.com Guide to the Best Back-to-School Deals [Updating]

As summer comes to a close, all the little tax write-offs will soon be out of the house and back to school. We’ll be updating this post with the best deals around to make sure your kid’s education won’t drain

30 years on, Saved By The Bell’s grotesque nerds are a relic unto themselves

It’s embarrassing how much I loved Zack Morris when I was a kid. I watched Saved By The Bell obsessively in elementary school. I wrote my own episodes. I acted them out with friends at school. Zack and Kelly fell

The Internet Slang Meaning Of A Nintendo And GameFreak Proposed Trademark

Nintendo and GameFreak have filed a trademark application for the kanji character 草 (kusa or sou), meaning “grass.” It’s also Japanese internet slang for LOL. Read more...

You Can Finally See Some Gameplay From The Avengers Video Game

Aside from a quickly-squashed leak, it hasn’t been possible to see the E3 2019 gameplay demo for Crystal Dynamics’ upcoming Marvels’ Avengers game. That would be the intro level that E3 attendees said was somewhat more encouraging than the game’s

A Complicated-Looking Way To Hold PlayStation Controllers

Years back, Kotaku reported on an inventive way to hold a DualShock and play From Software’s mecha game Armored Core. Now in 2019, it’s back.Read more...

Manga Artist Goes Back And Redoes Old Illustrations

When a manga first starts, the artist is still usually finding how the characters look. With time, that changes and over the course of the later issues, their appearance evolves. But what if an artist went back and redid those

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: After Two Decades Of Garbage, Hor

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: After Two Decades Of Garbage, Horror Movies Are Finally Back • My Thoughts On The Summer 2019 Anime Season • CoolMath Game 1: Hangman • Days Of Comics Past: X-Men #25

Ion Fury Studio Apologizes For Developers’ ‘Sexist And Transphobic’ Comments, Will Patch Out Offensive Jokes

The developer of the acclaimed new retro shooter Ion Fury has apologized for what it referred to as “sexist and transphobic” comments made by two of its employees on Discord. It has also promised to patch out several “homophobic” jokes

No Man’s Sky Player Builds Combination Lock

Thanks to the recent Beyond update, No Man’s Sky players are designing all kinds of new things. One player has figured out how to make combination locks.Read more...