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Shadow Of War Producer Memorialized In DLC

On March 3rd, Monolith executive producer Michael Forgey died of cancer. The staff at Monolith announced yesterday that they will memorialize Forgey as a downloadable comrade in the upcoming Middle-earth: Shadow of War.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Latest Patch For No Man’s Sky Fixes Save File Issues

No Man’s Sky has now been patched five times since its latest major update, Atlas Rises. Today’s patch 1.35 brings a lot of granular changes and bug fixes, especially to the user interface. Here are some of the notable changes from the patch.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Sonic Mania’s Clever Boss Fight Twists

Sonic Mania’s a lot of fun but one of its most exciting features is a dangerous string of bosses. Reshuffling and changing what Sonic can do adds a lot of danger to each encounter. We take a look at the boss design in this critical video.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Everyday It Rains: A Root Editor’s Personal Struggle Through the Hell of Hurricane Harvey

Editor’s Note: Yeats (or perhaps Achebe) was right: Things fall apart. And for The Root Senior Editor Kirsten West Savali, in the last year, those three words have become like a living mantra.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Speedrunners Organize Two-Day Marathon For Hurricane Harvey Relief

Games Done Quick, the folks behind the popular semi-annual week-long charity speedrunning marathons, are holding an impromptu two-day event to raise money to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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“19 years later,” Harry Potter’s biggest legacy is how it shaped modern fandom

Like many people, some of my favorite memories from high school are of road tripping to concerts with my friends. Only in my case, we were driving to suburban libraries and the musicians were “wizard rockers”—Harry Potter-themed bands who half-ironically, half-sincerely sang about J.K. Rowling’s wizarding series to…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Nintendo Switch Vs. PlayStation 4: In Japan, The Switch Keeps Dominating 

Of course the Nintendo Switch is doing better than the PS4 in Japan, you might say. But that’s not what I’m talking about. Rather, in each console’s first 26 weeks on sale in Japan, the Nintendo Switch posted significantly better sales numbers than the PS4 did. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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North Korea Appears to Challenge the US to a Dance Off In Latest Propaganda Video

Guys, I’ve got some good news. North Korea looks like it may have abandoned its plans to develop nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missiles and is instead challenging the US to a dance off. At least that’s my reading of their latest propaganda video.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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