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The Switch Lite Seems Nice, But What I Really Want Is a Switch Pro

Earlier this week, Nintendo finally announced the long-rumored Switch Lite and it looks good. At $200, even though it doesn’t have support for the standard model’s docking feature, the Switch Lite seems like the natural upgrade for anyone still clinging to a 3DS, and a perfect handheld companion for long car rides or…Read more… Continue […]

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Week In Games: Let’s Go Make Another Mario

Perhaps the best-known game coming out this week is Super Mario Maker 2, a sequel much anticipated by many of us here at Kotaku, not to mention Mario fans everywhere. But that’s not the only cool game on the docket this week. There’s a Switch port of the original Devil May Cry, plus the 2019 […]

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How to Emulate a Graphing Calculator on Your Phone or PC

I feel like graphing calculators were only really a “thing” for most people during that year or two of high school when you were forced to use one for whatever math class you were taking. It finally felt like you were getting old—teenage-old, that is—when everyone pulled out their bulky little beasts on the first […]

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Get the Amazing ‘Bloons TD 6’ for Free on iOS and Android

The very-excellent tower defense game, Bloons TD 6—normally $5 on mobile—is now available for free on iOS and Android for a limited time. Even if tower defense games aren’t your scene, this one is going to suck you in with its combination of cutesy, monkey-themed gameplay and a decent difficulty curve as you get…Read more… […]

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These Facts Will Blow Your Kid’s Mind, According to Reddit

Reddit user ExpiringFrog needed some help. “What mind-blowing (but simple) facts would satisfy a 4-year-old daughter’s daily request for one fact before bedtime?” they asked. Commenters came through, dropping bizarre, funny and truly astonishing bits of knowledge that left even this grown lady stunned (Most elephants… Read more…

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“True Detective Pikachu” is shockingly good execution of a delightfully dumb idea

Let’s not beat around the Bulbasaur here, people: The concept for Sam Haft’s new comedy video, “True Detective Pikachu” is pretty much all right there in the title. It’s classic online comedy fodder: Take the upcoming Ryan Reynolds lightning rat vehicle Detective Pikachu, fill it with a lot of grisly murders and…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The Weird Web Experiences to Try When You’re High

While I haven’t gotten high in a long, long time, I certainly recall the silly adventures I had when I did. This was back in college—way, way back in college—when all we had was Super Smash Bros. Melee, lava lamps, and racquetball to entertain ourselves when sampling various (terrible-tasting) edibles. Ah, simpler…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How to Help Your Kid Improve at Board Games, According to a Game Designer

There are different opinions on the question of how competitive you should be when playing board games with your children. On one end of the spectrum, there are parents who let their kids win every time, determined to protect their fragile souls from the crushing agony of defeat. On the other end, there are those […]

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How to Get Better at Crosswords

For some reason, lots of people believe that the ability to solve crossword puzzles is a talent doled out at birth to a select few. This couldn’t be farther from the truth. Crosswords aren’t an immutable test of your vocabulary or intelligence—they’re a learnable skill that anyone can develop.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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This Ridiculous Slow-Motion Racing Game Penalizes the Speedy

Even awkwardly tripping and stumbling on a throw rug would look super cool when played back in slow motion, as YouTube channels like The Slow Mo Guys have shown us time and time again. But with Hasbro’s new The Slow-Motion Race Game players don’t need a $100,000 high-speed camera to create a slow-motion effect; just…Read […]

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