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Nintendo Switch Owners Really, Really Care About The Game Icons

How important is the design of game icons, the visual indicators of the titles available to launch from our consoles’ dashboards? A number of Switch owners are very particular about the colorful squares that show up on their home screens. They’re calling for changes, and developers are listening.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Learning To Make Games Helps Me Appreciate Them More

In the past, I’ve thought a little about making a game, but never got around to learning actual coding. Recently, I’ve started to develop that abstract “what if” idea into a passion project of my own. I’m learning how to create maps, program quests, and write cutscenes with the help of a program that can […]

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A Video Game Writer Explains How Technology Can Make Stories Better (Or Worse)

Every writer knows that the best work comes from writing, rewriting, and rewriting again until you’ve gotten so sick of your story that you can’t imagine looking at it anymore. But for video games, sometimes that’s not possible, as discussed on today’s Kotaku Splitscreen with special guest Tom Bissell.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Cowboy Bebop Director’s New Blade Runner Anime Is Killer

It was obvious that an anime reimagining of Blade Runner by the director of Cowboy Bebop would be killer, but it surpassed my high expectations. The recent anime short Blade Runner Blackout 2022 is 15 beating kick drum minutes of stoical one-liners, waltzing fight scenes and, because it’s still Blade Runner,…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Deadspin High School Football Team Takes Oxy Before Game, Forfeits Entire Season | Jezebel Playboy F

Deadspin High School Football Team Takes Oxy Before Game, Forfeits Entire Season | Jezebel Playboy Founder Hugh Hefner Dies at 91 | The Root Southwest Airline Passenger Forcibly Removed From Flight After Stating Dog Allergies | Splinter Trump Is Taking His NFL Feud to a New Level of Racism | Earther Endangered Right…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Deadspin High School Football Team Takes Oxy Before Game, Forfeits Entire Season | Jezebel Playboy F

Deadspin High School Football Team Takes Oxy Before Game, Forfeits Entire Season | Jezebel Playboy Founder Hugh Hefner Dies at 91 | The Root Southwest Airline Passenger Forcibly Removed From Flight After Stating Dog Allergies | Splinter Trump Is Taking His NFL Feud to a New Level of Racism | Earther Endangered Right…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Build Your Own Mini SNES (Or Just About Anything Else) With This Raspberry Pi 3 Deal

You can seemingly build just about anything with a Raspberry Pi, including your own miniature game console, and here’s a great deal on the newest Raspberry Pi 3. The kit comes with a case, a power supply, and some heatsinks, so just add a microSD card, and you’ll have everything you need to get started. […]

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