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Apple Arcade Seems Like The Future Of Gaming, For Better Or Worse

Apple Arcade offers up a ton of cool mobile games for only 5 bucks a month. The price seems more than fair from the player side, and it helps that these games aren’t packed with microtransactions, since they’re already funded by the subscription fee. But is that subscription model actually sustainable? And do we want…Read […]

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Hate those electric scooters? Pessimists Archive presents 100 years of other people hating scooters, too

The historical-fiction doll zeitgeist of the ’90s is dredged for feminist close reads, biting commentary, and batshit fanfic on American Girls. These expensive and aspirational dolls replete with period looks, accessories, and bedrooms (hello, Samantha’s canopy bed) were must-haves for young people with access to…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Divinity: Original Sin 2’s Cross-Save Between PC And Switch Is Magic

Divinity: Original Sin 2 is a big, chewy role-playing game that benefits from a mouse and keyboard, but sometimes, you just want to lie down on the couch and play a game on the Switch. The game’s new Switch port allows players to go from one to the other, like magic. On this week’s Kotaku […]

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Spotify testing new in-app ‘create podcast’ feature

Spotify showed their podcast-centric intentions earlier this year when they acquired Anchor, a leading streaming app for the media format for an estimated $140 million. Soon, users of the Swedish-born streaming service will see these intentions come to fruition as a “create podcast” button was recently uncovered in the Spotify app. The button is expected […]

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Spotify testing new in-app ‘create podcast’ feature

Spotify showed their podcast-centric intentions earlier this year when they acquired Anchor, a leading streaming app for the media format for an estimated $140 million. Soon, users of the Swedish-born streaming service will see these intentions come to fruition as a “create podcast” button was recently uncovered in the Spotify app. The button is expected […]

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Spotify testing new in-app ‘create podcast’ feature

Spotify showed their podcast-centric intentions earlier this year when they acquired Anchor, a leading streaming app for the media format for an estimated $140 million. Soon, users of the Swedish-born streaming service will see these intentions come to fruition as a “create podcast” button was recently uncovered in the Spotify app. The button is expected […]

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Psst.

Psst. Hey. Ben here. If you’re in need of a fun gaming podcast, you should definitely check out my newest show — Memory Card. Every episode covers the history surrounding a weird and wonderful character, console, accessory or game. You can find it on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, and Spotify.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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No Man’s Sky’s Beyond Update Fulfills The Childhood Dream Of Virtual Reality

You look left and see a giant alien behemoth. You look right and see your spaceship. And then you re-adjust your virtual reality helmet to account for all the head turning you just did. That’s the dream, right? At least that’s what Kirk assured me and Jason on this week’s episode of Kotaku Splitscreen when […]

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Some Tips For Avoiding Internet Distractions

If you’re reading this, you probably know the feeling: You’re trying to get into a flow state on something productive, but somehow, your mouse gravitates to your bookmarks, and suddenly you’re browsing Twitter, or Tumblr, or another internet addiction of your choice. Today on Kotaku Splitscreen, we discuss.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Fortnite Is All About The Kids (And The Aesthetics)

The Fortnite World Cup was packed with young faces, both attendees and competitors. Unlike many other esport events, this one had a kid-friendly, earnest vibe that dovetailed well with the chaotic playground atmosphere of Fortnite. Kotaku editor-at-large Riley MacLeod came on Kotaku Splitscreen this week to talk about …Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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So There’s Trash Talk And Then There’s Casual Bigotry

How far is too far when it comes to gaming trash talk? And how do you go about confronting a friend, or a stranger, for some seriously uncool comments in chat? On this week’s episode of Kotaku Splitscreen, we brought in Kotaku senior reporter and trash talk aficionado Cecilia D’Anastasio to discuss gaming etiquette.Read more… […]

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When Your Frustration At A Game Makes You Even Worse

Video games can be frustrating. Sometimes, that frustration can overpower your ability to play them well. There’s a term for that: In those moments, you’re “tilted.” On this week’s Kotaku Splitscreen, we had Kotaku’s newest staff writer Joshua Rivera join us to discuss the ways that games have tilted us and how we…Read more… Continue […]

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Apple eyes expansion of original podcast material, moves to make deals with media companies

Apple will reportedly aim to expand its podcast platform by licensing exclusive and original podcasts, to “pursue the kind of deals it didn’t make before,” according to Bloomberg. The financially focused news outlet additionally claimed that Apple executives have already begun to open dialogues with media companies to discuss buying exclusive rights to podcast programming. […]

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The Nintendo Switch Lite Has Sealed The 3DS’s Coffin

Remember the Nintendo 3DS? Enjoy that while you can, because after the Nintendo Switch Lite comes out, the 3DS will be erased from all of our collective memories. Okay, not really, but the Switch Lite does look nifty. On this week’s Kotaku Splitscreen, we talk about playing Switch games while lying in a hammock and…Read […]

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Good Luck Stopping Students From Playing Stadia Games In Class

If Google Stadia games work as advertised, it’ll become all too easy for students everywhere to play video games on their school-issue laptops instead of listening to their teachers’ lectures. On this week’s Kotaku Splitscreen, we answer questions from listeners, including one from a high school teacher about how much…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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