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Behind The Scenes On A Game Pitch

Tendril is a studio that was hired three years ago by Ubisoft Toronto to help sell a game idea to Ubisoft’s HQ in Paris. That game is Starlink, and their pitch involved all kinds of work, from “preliminary vision” through to concept development, ship design, environments and even a trailer.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Battlegrounds Lag Leads To Massive Fistfight

Josh Wittmann was playing a game of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds the other day when server lag struck, stranding all 100 players on the plane before they were forcibly ejected, landing everyone at the same location. While some folks fled for their lives, the rest did the honourable thing and just started swinging.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Blade Runner Inspired Two Very Different Video Games

Blade Runner fuses together a morally ambivalent story about godhood with a visual panache that has shaped cinematic science fiction since its 1982 release. While it has inspired many games like Snatcher, Mean Streets, and the forthcoming Cyberpunk 2077, there have actually been only two Blade Runner video games, each…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Quiz: How Will You Meet Shigeru Miyamoto?

Could there be anything worse than meeting Shigeru Miyamoto, the man behind Mario and Zelda, when you’re completely tanked? Probably not. But if you’re into video games, you’ve probably considered what it’d be like to meet the man himself. Find out how you’ll meet Miyamoto in this quiz.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Wii U Game Doesn’t Look Like Much, But Represents One Developer’s Dreams

For $13, the recently released Wii U game A Day At The Carnival doesn’t give you much. The mini-game collection takes place in a desolate wasteland, with nothing to be seen except gravel, sky, and oddly colored tents. Sound will only come from the Wii U controller’s speakers. Sometimes, its graphics don’t fit on the…Read […]

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Four months after the console’s release, Nintendo has made the Switch app available on both iOS and

Four months after the console’s release, Nintendo has made the Switch app available on both iOS and Android. It’s intended to let you do things like use voice chat and invite friends, though for now all you can do is stare at a “server maintenance” sign.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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For Second Time, Composer Files Copyright Claim To Take Down Game

A copyright claim by a composer with a tendency to attract legal drama has led Steam to remove the game River City Ransom: Underground. The developers are disputing the claim and say they expect the game to be back on Steam at some point in the future.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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New Link To The Past Mod Lets Two Zelda Players Share Items Online

A new modification to The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past brings a difficult multiplayer challenge to the game. With help from an emulator and some special code, two players can coordinate their progress through the game and change each other’s inventory.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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My Son Has Ruined Zelda: Breath Of The Wild

In the past couple of months there’s been a phrase that haunts me. It reverberates in my dreams and my darkest nightmares. It’s the first words I hear when I arrive home from work. It’s the first words I hear when being woken up at 530am on a still-dark Saturday morning. “Daddee. DADDEE. Can I […]

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