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I Accidentally Got The Worst Ending In The Witcher 3

I recently finished the main plot of The Witcher 3. You might have been following my love affair with it through my stories on the topic, or my weekly “What Are You Playing” posts featuring Geralt in various states of undress. My reward for 110 hours of hard work? Accidentally being a terrible dad.Read more… […]

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Witcher 3 Development Is Over, But One Of Its Designers Is Still Making Mods

In the two and a half years since it was released, The Witcher 3 has received hundreds of mods from enthusiastic fans. Some were silly, others were deadly serious, but the latest is a litany of unofficial improvements done as a side project by one of the game’s original developers.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Electronic Musician Inspired By Anime And Dragon Age

It turns out if you want to get the LA-based musician Will Wiesenfeld, stage name Baths, talking about video games, you should ask him about Diablo 2. In video game circles he’s known for the theme song for this summer’s Dream Daddy, as well as the understated trailer music for Hyper Light Drifter’s stunningly…Read more… […]

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Street Fighter Transformers? Why The Hell Not 

Shoryuken! Hadouken! Spinning Bird Kick! Psycho Crusher! Now transform into a car! Due out in Japan in May, Transformers X Street Fighter II figures turn four existing transforming robots into mechanical world warriors. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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World Of Final Fantasy’s Meager PC Port Comes With Some Powerful Cheats

Former PlayStation 4 and Vita exclusive World of Final Fantasy arrived on PC this week, though don’t get too excited. It’s locked at 30fps, has next to no video options and those that are present can’t be accessed in game. Instead, PC players got some pretty powerful built-in cheats. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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PUBG’s Second Big Tournament Shows It Still Needs Work As An Esport

Over the weekend, 20 top PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds teams faced off at Intel Extreme Masters in Oakland, California. From inside a series of what we might call PlayerUnknown’s BattleCubicles, squads squabbled over a $200,000 prize pool. When the smoke cleared, a relatively unknown team took top honors, besting…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Star Wars Battlefront II Gets Luke Skywalker Right

Star Wars Battlefront II is a conflicted game. The multiplayer progression system is a mess, and the story campaign moves way too fast. But if there’s one thing it really nails, it’s everyone’s favorite farmboy from Tatooine.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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This Parody Of Battle Royale Games Looks Really Fun

A bunch of white dudes sit in an office, all of them wearing black suits and white collared shirts. Everyone sits in the same lime green swivel chairs. For a video game, Last Man Sitting sounds really boring. Add shotguns and ragdoll physics, though, and you have a recipe for the only battle royale game […]

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Widespread Rumor About EA Firing Plants vs. Zombies Creator Isn’t Quite True

It’s easy to believe that video game publishers like Electronic Arts are full of cartoon villains, which is why people were so quick to share a recent rumor about the publisher firing Plants vs. Zombies’ creator for refusing to make the sequel pay-to-win. The truth, as always, is far more complicated than that.Read more… Continue […]

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Narita Boy just released its first gameplay trailer.

Narita Boy just released its first gameplay trailer. The 80s cyberpunk beat’em up is infused with nostalgia for old tech and according to this latest footage at least, pretty violent. We spoke with the developer when the project was Kickstarted earlier this year, which originally aimed for a release in late 2018.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Square Enix Puts Sky Pirate’s Den Back In Final Fantasy XII Remaster

When Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age released this summer it came with a new set of PSN trophies instead of the game’s original, unique achievement system. Square Enix announced earlier today that the feature will be returning with the game’s November 22 patch 1.04.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Developer Accuses Project Phoenix Director of Embezzling $1 Million From Kickstarter

Game developer Tariq Lacy has accused director Hiroaki Yura of stealing money from a Kickstarter called Project Phoenix to fund his latest game, Tiny Metal. Yura has fired back with his own allegations, accusing Lacy of sexual harassment, which Lacy denies. It’s a back-and-forth mudslinging fight and yet another piece…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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