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Prey’s Mooncrash DLC Is Better Than The Main Game

Prey: Mooncrash released last month, adding a rogue-like twist to the 2017 game’s mix of action and exploration. The DLC arrived during E3 and was easy to sleep on—I ignored it in favor of big releases like Octopath Traveler. That was a mistake. Mooncrash might be even better than the main game.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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30 years ago, Bionic Commando proved video game grappling hooks are awesome

Bionic Commando was a game that flew in the face of its own era. When it reached Nintendo’s Famicom on this day in 1988—first released in Japan as Hitler’s Resurrection: Top Secret, the heavily altered home version of a 1987 arcade oddity—jumping had already become the definitive verb of the time, the thing most…Read more… […]

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New Hearthstone Card Builds Its Own Crappy Deck So You Don’t Have To

Hearthstone is a game about careful preparation, where you amass a grand collection of cards so that you can build powerful new decks. But yesterday, in the continuing rollout of its new science-themed expansion The Boomsday Project, Blizzard announced a card that ignores all that, allowing players to build a deck…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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That Uncharted Fan Film Is So Beefy It’s More Like Nathan Filetmignon

It’s Kotaku XP, our weekly discussion of hot game topics! This week we talk about the Game Developers of Color Expo in New York, the film Sorry to Bother You, Chance The Rapper’s opinions on Fortnite dances, the wild Sailor Moon story Kotaku did this week, and Nathan Fillion’s fan-made Uncharted movie.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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‘We Just Need More Flavor’: An Afternoon With Game Developers Of Color

Being at the Game Devs of Color Expo feels different than being at other gaming conventions. It’s looser, less focused on networking. When you talk to developers about their games, they’re less interested in making a pitch than wanting to know how you feel. It’s also looks different. White people are the minority.…Read more… Continue […]

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No Man’s Sky Never Got Sandworms Because ‘People Would Hate Them’

If you’re hoping for giant sandworms and non-stop player-vs.-player space battles in No Man’s Sky, you’re probably going to be disappointed by the new update coming next week. If you’re down to just chill in lonely vacuum of space with a couple of buds, buckle up.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Which Is Scarier, Space Or The Ocean? The Great Debate

A few months ago, the Deadspin staff got into one of our dumber and more protracted debates (a true feat) about whether the ocean or space was scarier. Like every other drawn-out yelling match, it lasted for a long time and went nowhere, though this one surfaced again yesterday. Both sides refused to budge from […]

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Peter Parker Meets New Friends and New Foes in the New Spider-Man Video Game Trailer

Yet another major villain is making their way into the life of Peter Parker in the already villain-packed upcoming Spider-Man PS4 video game. But it turns out Spidey’s ready to fight back against the oncoming rogues—in the form of a new pal named Miles Morales.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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All the Greatest Cosplay We Spotted at San Diego Comic-Con, Day One

San Diego Comic-Con is now in full swing, and cosplayers are bringing their A-game in celebration of their favorite shows, films, and comics. Check out io9's video and photo collection showing off some of our favorite finds from Wednesday and Thursday. We’ve got My Hero Academia villains, Ms. Marvel, and of course……Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Big changes are coming to Overwatch’s little hammer man.

Big changes are coming to Overwatch’s little hammer man. In an interview with VG247, Overwatch’s lead designer detailed how he’s making Torbjorn more useful on attack maps. Soon, he might be able to throw his turrets, which would self-upgrade. Also, his ultimate ability, Molten Core, may become a normal ability.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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This Rare Elevation Lab Anchor Deal Is the Best $9 You’ll Spend Today

Elevation Lab’s Anchor headphone stand is so simple, but so genius, that it really ought to be built into every desk in existence. Nominally, it’s a hook to store your headphones so they don’t take up desk space, but you could also use it for hats, jackets, umbrellas, or really anything else that hangs.Read more… […]

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