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Concept For Las Vegas Sphere Sure Does Look Like A Blitzball Arena

The Madison Square Garden Company will break ground this summer in Las Vegas, according to officials (via AP), to build a massive sphere with projection and lights that sure does look like a damn blitzball arena from Final Fantasy X. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Ravnica Got Me Into Magic, And Now We’re Going Back

Magic: The Gathering is a card game, but the storytelling and worldbuilding that goes into informing those cards is basically unmatched across the world of games. They announced this week that the game is going back to the world of Ravnica, and it took me down a nostalgia hole.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Turret Will Not Be Denied Its Shot In Pro League of Legends Match

In today’s semifinals between the Flash Wolves and Royal Never Give Up, Su “Hanabi” Chia-Hsiang was pushing up to the bottom lane turret when he decided to take his leave for a scrap in the middle area of the map. The turret, scorned but undeterred, shot a parting blast at Hanabi that would eventually be […]

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Go1 Summons The Dragon In Dragon Ball FighterZ Match

The titular Dragon Balls don’t see a lot of actual use in competitive Dragon Ball FighterZ, as the conditions to gather them all and summon the wish-granting dragon aren’t always conducive to a player’s game plan. So when the opportunity to bring out Shenron in a match presents itself, you can bet a player like […]

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The Xbox Has Quietly Gotten Some Cool Features

This week, Microsoft revealed the Xbox Adaptive Controller, a new peripheral to help make gaming more accessible. It includes two large, programmable buttons and works in conjunction with a mix of joysticks and other devices like the Quadstick, a controller designed specifically for people living with different forms…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Smash Players Plead With Each Other To Please, For The Love Of God, Stop Smelling So Bad

At Jason “RustyTrombone” Husisian’s first Super Smash Bros. tournament at a hotel in Easton, Pennsylvania, he was focused on out-maneuvering his opponent when a nearby attendee’s smell filled his nostrils. “I get a whiff and I legit start coughing,” Husisian recalled. “It smelled like he worked in a crematorium.”Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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All the Clues Steven Universe Dropped About Its Big Revelation You Never Realized

One of the best things about Steven Universe is how infinitely re-watchable the entire series is. But now that Steven and the Crystal Gems are uncovering new truths about the Diamonds, the primary but mysterious antagonist of the show, watching it from the beginning is a completely different experience.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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E3 Fever Strikes

It’s Kotaku XP, our weekly video discussion of hot Kotaku topics! This week, E3 fever has infiltrated the collective game-liker immune system. Kotaku’s Gita Jackson and I discussed the Call of Duty Black Ops IIII announcements, the Rage 2 reveal, the bubbling excitement over possible Pokemon Switch announcements, …Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Nobody Is Saying How Many People Call of Duty’s Battle Royale Will Support

When the makers of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 announced yesterday that the upcoming game will come with its very own battle royale mode, Blackout, they refrained from answering one big question: How many people will it support? The answer, it appears, is that developer Treyarch just doesn’t know yet. Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Pokémon Dev Shares Designs That Didn’t Make It Into Original Games, Inspiring Fan Art

While the original 151 Pokémon are now world-famous, not every monster idea that Game Freak at the time made the cut. Earlier this week, we got a look at some of the creatures that never made it into the game, and fans are giving the designs a new life.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Ask Dr. NerdLove: I’m Trapped In An Abusive Relationship

Hello all you fiery sex meerkats of the Twitterhord, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column that’s the real King of Kong. This week, we’re solving your dating dilemmas, dashing through your deal-breakers and helping you last all the way to the killscreen of love.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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