Category Archives: Asian news

Cuphead: The Kotaku Review

Cuphead turns players into perfectionists. The long-awaited hand-drawn action game is full of cartoony boss battles that demand enough precision and focus that even a single hit of damage feels unacceptable. Playing Cuphead is like a stage performance;...

Deadspin The NFL Schedule Is Out And Everyone Got Screwed But The Patriots | Jezebel Olivia Jade’s D

Deadspin The NFL Schedule Is Out And Everyone Got Screwed But The Patriots | Jezebel Olivia Jade’s Dad Lied to His Parents About Attending USC and Stole Their Tuition Money | Splinter Normal One Begins, Online | The Root Trolls Gonna Troll: Kid Killer

The Best Near-Indestructible Smartphone Cases

In an age where phones are made out of glass and could fall to their doom at any moment, a case is crucial for protecting your $1000 device. But some people are so clumsy, the average case is not enough:

Spend $10 To Be Shamed By a Game With This Deal on Monopoly For Millennials

Monopoly for Millennials, which eschews the traditional real estate market game format—the tagline is “Forget real estate. You can’t afford it anyway.”—in favor of collecting “experiences” like a 3-day music festival or, um, couch surfing (?), offended...

Pop 200GB of Storage Into Your Switch, GoPro, or Tablet For Just $25

Want to know something funny? We posted this same 200GB microSD card almost exactly nine months ago for $45, which at the time was an all-time low price. Now, it’s down to $25. That’s the story of storage, and

What Would Really Happen if Thanos Erased Half of All Life on Earth?

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past year, you’ll know that the end of Avengers: Infinity War was a rather bleak affair. Read more...

Get Anker’s USB-C Battery Pack/Data Hub Combo For The Best Price Ever [Exclusive]

If you own a Nintendo Switch or USB-C-powered laptop, a USB-C Power Delivery battery pack is a must. Anker just came out with a brand new one, and you can get it for an all-time low $80 today with promo

The Sega Genesis Mini, A Size Comparison

We know the Sega Genesis Mini is small, but I don’t believe we have seen it side-by-side with the original console. That is, until now.Read more...

Sega Just Revealed Ten More Genesis Mini Games

In late March, Sega revealed that the Sega Genesis Mini (Mega Drive Mini) will include forty games. Ten of those games were announced. Today, Sega divulged ten more.Read more...

Smash Bros. Update Goes Live, Penis Stages Immediately Erected

The latest update for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate had a bumpy rollout, with it hard for players unable to download and connect. However, once they could, some of them did the inevitable. They drew dicks.Read more...

NFL Team’s 2019 Schedule Is Just A Bunch Of Video Games

The NFL schedule was released today, and for whatever reason the Carolina Panthers decided to share their games and dates via an enormous montage of old (and some new) video games, from NBA Jam to Mario Kart to Halo.Read more...

Report: Nintendo Cancels Its Sleep-Tracking Device, Plans Smaller Switch For Fall

A new report on Nintendo from Japan’s Nikkei newspaper has some details about the future of Nintendo Switch hardware, as well as the future (or lack thereof) of its proposed entry into the health device market.Read more...

A Wee Dragon Workshop

Nicholas Foong is an artist from Singapore currently living in LA. He’s worked on stuff like How to Train Your Dragon and Planet of the Apes.Read more...

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Tora-Con 2019: The Fifteenth…eni

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Tora-Con 2019: The Fifteenth...ening • Everyone Should Be Reading N. K. Jemisin • TAY Retro: Apple - 1984 Macintosh Computer [Super Bowl Commercial, NA]Read more...

Our Favorite Cosplay From WonderCon 2019

WonderCon is one of America’s biggest nerd shows, with over 50,000 fans heading through the gates of the Anaheim Convention Center late last month. Here’s a collection of some of our favourite cosplay from the event!Read more...

SNES Mod Performs Black Magic On Mode 7’s Barfy Resolution

The Super Nintendo’s Mode 7 tech was impressive as hell in the early 90s, but all that spinning came at the cost of visual fidelity, with the backgrounds on games like Mario Kart and F-Zero looking like pixellated puke. Two

Fortnite’s Dog Petting Sucks

Fortnite’s latest update brings aerial battles, but it also quietly introduced what should have been a very welcome feature: the ability to pet dogs (and cats, and other animals). It’s a pity, then, that it sucks.Read more...

Even In Early Access, Dreams Is An Impressive Showcase Of Creativity

The breathtaking painting above is called “Demon’s Penance.” It was created by artist Tomasz Mrozinski using tools included within Media Molecule’s Dreams, released this week in early access for the PlayStation 4. I’ve been staring at it for hours. It’...

Dear Overwatch, Let Me Ride The Motorcycle

Earlier this week, when Blizzard introduced Overwatch’s latest co-op mission, Storm Rising, the teaser trailer featured Tracer on a motorcycle. It was accompanied by the tagline “Chase the truth.” When I logged in to try out the mission today, I

We Talked To The Only Two People With Every Final Fantasy Trophy

Talan Kirk has spent the last 10 years in pursuit of a highly specific and extremely time-consuming goal: earning every Final Fantasy series trophy available on the North American Playstation Network. Last week, he did it—joining only one other person

Nintendo Adds A Zoom Feature To The Switch

The Nintendo Switch screen is pretty big, but if you’ve ever had trouble reading text or seeing details, the latest system update adds a nifty zoom feature. You can zoom in close and even lock the zoom in place. It’s

The 10 Best Deals of April 17, 2019

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

A No Man’s Sky Player Is Documenting Thousands Of Black Holes

The No Man’s Sky community is a vast frontier of unexplored space, with pockets of densely populated player-created communities. When you first load into the game, you might end up right on top of one of those communities or fending

Fallout 76 Players Won’t Find What They’re Looking For In Its Newest Dungeon

Fallout 76 received its first new dungeon yesterday: the Burrows. It takes players into a maze of underground sewers, but unlike Bethesda’s other recent additions to the game, it’s short-lived and underwhelming.Read more...

Final Fantasy XIV’s New Crossover Event Is All About Chilling With Prince Noctis

Final Fantasy XV’s protagonist prince Noctis spends roughly 80 percent of his life in crossover events, from Cup Noodle sponsored quests or battling in Tekken to geeking out about Assassin’s Creed. His latest destination is Final Fantasy XIV, where he

Budget Your Google Play Spending With this New In-App Setting

One of the best things about apps is their affordability. Often, mobile apps can do things that desktop or web-based software and service can, but at fractions of the price. Even in-app purchases and monthly subscriptions for premium versions of