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The Banned-In-Japan Film George Lucas And Francis Ford Coppola Produced

During the 1980s, in the wake of Star Wars and Apocalypse Now, George Lucas and Francis Ford Coppola produced one of the most daring—and in Japan, most controversial—films ever made. Paul Schrader’s Mishima: A Life In Four Chapters is unlike anything before or since.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Spacemon: A Pokémon TRPG: Frontier

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Spacemon: A Pokémon TRPG: Frontier – Chapter 21: Ruin Raiders • 5 Bold E3 2018 Predictions • Loot Anime Episode 28: Tech Unboxing • TAY Retro: Atari 2600 – “The World’s Most Popular Video Games” [TV Commercial]Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Double Fine is publishing the next game from Playables, the makers of the wonderfully weird Plug &am

Double Fine is publishing the next game from Playables, the makers of the wonderfully weird Plug & Play. It’s called KIDS, and it’s being described as a project about “the psychology of the group” in which you move against crowds. The short game will be out later this year on PC and mobile alongside a film […]

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Civilization VI Madman Builds 34 Wonders In One City

Last month, dadabouin went and did something I’ve never seen accomplished in Civilization VI before: he built 34 wonders in the one city, arranged in a way that has me thankful Civ VI doesn’t have Independence Day’s landmark-destroying aliens in its faction lineup.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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An N64 Star Wars Game Had One Level That Was Ahead Of Its Time

My friend and game development colleague Brent Porter and I throw around the term “Honest Geometry” when we talk about 3D video game levels we like. Gall Spaceport, from 1996 Nintendo 64 game Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire, is the flagbearer of this term. “Honest Geometry” means the interior of a structure perfectly…Read more… […]

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Wizard Of Legend Lets You Play As A Magical Jedi

Wizard of Legend is straightforward: go in a room, unleash your awesome spells to kill everything in it, and then collect the spoils before moving onto the next. There’s no armor to upgrade or stats to manage, just a ton of magic-fueled carnage. It’s all very repetitive, but the game’s action feels so satisfying I…Read […]

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Destiny 2’s Coolest New Mode Is Hobbled By Team Size Limits

Destiny 2’s new Warmind expansion is equal parts promising and frustrating, a step in the right direction that has also served to underline some of the game’s biggest problems. Case in point: Escalation Protocol, a new mode that’s frustrating players not because it isn’t fun, but because it’s almost impossible to…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Paladins Developer Says It’s Fired Contractor For Using Overwatch Art In Ad

Free-to-play hero shooter Paladins has always invited comparisons to Overwatch. There’s a tanky knight character with a deployable shield and a bearded dwarf who builds turrets. While developer Hi-Rez Studios has always denied cloning Blizzard’s game, a mobile port of Paladins lifted artwork from the game, a foul the…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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