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Hi Kotaku readers, that’s it for me today!

Hi Kotaku readers, that’s it for me today! Thanks so much for letting me share my love for some retro and modern games on this President’s Day, as well as sharing some personal stories about fatherhood. I was also pleasantly surprised that so many readers had also enjoyed Herzog Zwei! I hope I can play […]

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The Amazing Legacy of Phantasy Star IV’s Fallen Utopia

There are too many amazing JRPGs in the 16-bit era to crown one the best. But there is a pantheon that includes classics like Final Fantasy IV through VI, Chrono Trigger, Terranigma, Breath of Fire, and the Phantasy Star games. Phantasy Star IV for the Sega Genesis was easily the best JRPG on the system, […]

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Some Of The Ways I’m Sharing My Love Of Gaming With My Baby

When I was growing up in the 80s, many of the adults around me were disparaging towards video games, considering them a bad influence that detracted from school work. I don’t want to over-generalize, but many of my friends were, like myself, Asian-American, and their parents wanted them to pursue more “serious”…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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A Tribute To JRPG Villages That Were Annihilated

The life of an NPC is tough. Perpetually stuck with one or two interesting things to say. Trapped in houses or stores, or making idle chatter around the town’s well. The most excitement that may happen is when the troublesome village kid runs off. But don’t worry, the protagonists will save them. Oh, but what’s […]

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The Creepiest Part Of Resident Evil 2 Didn’t Involve Zombies

I learned about survival horror from the first Resident Evil, and loved how Resident Evil 2 took that to the next level with a city full of zombies after your neck. When I loaded up the recent Resident Evil 2 remake on my PlayStation 4, it felt like revisiting an old friend, if that old […]

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Netflix’s The Punisher and Jessica Jones Are Officially Cancelled

Frank Castle might still be stuck in the war zone of his mind, but Netflix’s The Punisher has come to an end after two seasons. His Marvel compatriot, Jessica Jones, will also see her story end—but it’ll be after the third season of Jessica Jones airs. This news comes courtesy of Deadline today.Read more… Continue […]

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Power Four Gadgets At Once With This Portable, $16 Charger

Between phones, tablets, wearables, e-readers, and battery packs, you probably have at least four devices that you need to keep charged when you’re traveling, and this portable charger from Aukey can juice them all up for just $16 with promo code AUKEYPT7. It even has foldable prongs to take up less space in your… Read […]

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The Battle Angel Alita Manga Is An Essential Read

I’ve been waiting a long time for the Alita:Battle Angel movie, which is based on the Gunnm manga series by Yukito Kishiro. I fell in love with the nine-volume epic, which was called Battle Angel Alita in its English versions, when I first discovered the series in high school. I’m going through the books again, […]

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Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Alita: Battle Angel Is A Divine Te

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Alita: Battle Angel Is A Divine Technical Marvel Amid A Scraphead Of Adaptations • What Games Had You “Cutting Onions?” • TAY Retro: Tele-Games (Sears Branded 2600) [TV Commercial, NA]Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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