Category Archives: Asian news

Fortnite’s New Air Royale Mode Is Chaotic Fun

While I played Fortnite’s new limited-time mode, Air Royale, my colleague Cecilia looked over my shoulder and said, “This isn’t the game I used to play.” Air Royale barely feels like Fortnite, but it’s a lot of fun.Read more...

How to Get a Free PC Copy of ‘Assassin’s Creed Unity’

In response to the recent fire that devastated Notre Dame—one of the world’s oldest and most iconic cathedrals and iconic part of France’s national history—French video game publisher Ubisoft is offering a free PC copy of Assassin’s Creed Unity (normal...

Casper’s New Mattresses Are Build On An Old Idea: Springs

After years of telling you during every other podcast commercial break that foam mattresses are the only way to sleep, Casper just came out with a hybrid mattress that’s supported by springs. How novel!Read more...

Grenco’s Vapes Are Incredibly Cheap Through the Weekend For 4/20

The Grenco G Pen Elite was already one of the best ground material vaporizers for the money at its usual $120 according to both Gizmodo and The Wirecutter, but now, you can get it for just $72 right now during

The Sims Freelancer Career Sucks And Also Owns, Just Like Real Life

The only unrealistic aspect of The Sims 4's new freelance careers is that Sims get paid on time.Read more...

A Teen Dirtbag Beat-Em-Up With Phenomenal Writing

The Friends of Ringo Ishikawa, an independent game for the Nintendo Switch, shocked me with its greatness. I streamed it yesterday. You can watch the above video archive if you want to see me, sincerely and in real time, react

“We were afraid of the void”: Claire Denis on working with Robert Pattinson and navigating High Life’s deep space

Claire Denis is one of the world’s greatest filmmakers, but don’t let her hear you say that. She’s not crazy about compliments, the publicist warns me in the lobby of the hotel, minutes before our interview is scheduled to begin.

Game of Thrones’ David Peterson Discusses Using Language to Help Create the World of Ice and Fire

Game of Thrones is finally back for its eighth and final season, and with it comes a journey back into one of the show’s coolest non-dragon elements: Its use of language. David J. Peterson has spent years crafting the Dothraki

Wednesday’s Best Deals: Amazon Warehouse Sale, Perry Ellis, Thermacell, Nike, and More

A Nike sale at Zappos, the Amazon Fire HD 10 tablet, and a discounted deli slicer lead off Wednesday’s best deals from around the web.Read more...

Ubisoft Pledges More Than $500,000 To The Notre-Dame Cathedral Restoration Effort

Video game publisher Ubisoft announced it will be donating €500,000, or about $564,775, to help with rebuilding the Notre-Dame Cathedral following a fire that ravaged the historic monument earlier this week. In addition, the company said Assassin’s Cr...

This Corsair Wireless Gaming Headset is Down to Just $70

Right now, Corsair’s Void PRO wireless gaming headset will cost just $70. This is the best price we’ve seen on this particular unit since the holidays. Read more...

Take Wolfenstein II On the Go: The Switch Port Is Down to $30

Wolfenstein II is a depressingly relevant game at this moment in history, but it’s also a fun as hell run-and-gun shooter, as Wolfenstein games should be. If you want to take it with you on the go, the Switch version

The Dirty Truth About Green Batteries

If we’re going to avoid the worst consequences of climate change, we’ll need an energy revolution. Specifically, we need to replace our dirty, fossil fuel-based grids and dirty, fossil fuel-powered vehicles with clean, carbon-free grids, and electric ...

Amazon Warehouse Is Taking an Extra 20% Off Already Marked-Down Used Items

If you’re cool with buying used products, it could pay off in a big way. To celebrate Earth Week, Amazon Warehouse is marking down thousands of used items for 20% off their already low prices. The discounts are hitting a

How To Make Pokémon Cards Even Better: Paint Them 

That is, paint them awesomely. You know, like Lunumbra does.Read more...

Persona 5’s Joker, A Stage Builder And More Are Coming To Smash Bros. Ultimate Tomorrow

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s 3.0 update will be out on Wednesday and will add a lot to the game, even if you aren’t buying the game’s paid DLC.Read more...

Overwatch League Player Fined One Month’s Salary For Inappropriate Comment To Streamer

An Overwatch League player who told a 17-year-old streamer that she was his teammate’s “second wife” has been fined one month’s salary and denied a bonus payment, his team announced today.Read more...

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Gamer Diary: Nelke and The Legenda

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Gamer Diary: Nelke and The Legendary Alchemists: Ateliers of The New World • Some Thoughts About Radiant (Spoilers) • TAY Retro: Sinclair Research - Sinclair QL [TV Commercial, UK]Read m...

The Creator of Lupin The Third Has Died

Manga artist Kazuhiko Kato, better known by his pen name Monkey Punch, has passed away. According to Mantan Web, Kato died from pneumonia on April 11. He was 81 years old.Read more...

Report: Sony Has New, Stricter Guidelines For Sexual Content In PS4 Games

The recent toning down of sexual games on the PlayStation 4 is not an accident or a coincidence. Sony has a new set of guidelines for regulating the sexually explicit content in the games sold on its platform, according to

9-Year-Old Dragon Ball FighterZ Player Faces His Own Dad In Tournament

Most fighting game tournaments do very little to curate tournament matchups. Sure, the biggest events will do some seeding to ensure that big names and regional rivals don’t play against each other right out of the gate, but for the

Heaven’s Vault: The Kotaku Review

“Stories don’t have tidy beginnings,” says the main character of Heaven’s Vault, outer space archaeologist Aliya Elasra, at the beginning of the game. “The past is always present.”Read more...

New Disc-Less Xbox One Coming In May, Will Cost $250

Microsoft officially announced a new, all-digital version of the Xbox One S during the latest episode of Inside Xbox today, confirming previous rumors. It will have a 1 TB hard drive and be priced at $250, with Microsoft saying it

The 10 Best Deals of April 16, 2019

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

This year’s Gamescom may be more of an event to watch.

This year’s Gamescom may be more of an event to watch. Friend of the site Geoff Keighley is creating “Gamescom: Opening Night Live” which he describes to Kotaku as “sort of like an all-in-one press conference” full of game

Sekiro’s Smartest Boss Fight Is Against A Giant, Poop-Throwing Ape

There are plenty of tough bosses in Sekiro, from rival swordsmen to dangerous undead monsters. One of the best bosses sounds at first like it would be the silliest: a shit-throwing giant ape. But closer examination of this battle reveals