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Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Is A Good Intro To An Old Series

Jumping cold into the latest entry of a long-running series is often a daunting proposition. Catching up with dozens of characters across decades of games? Checking out Wikipedia pages between missions? No thanks! An exception to this rule is Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, released earlier this month for PS5, which…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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35 Essential Summer Blockbusters From the Past 20 Years

Remember movie theaters? Remember movie theaters in summer? It’s been a long time (463 days as of this writing) since I last sat in a big, darkened room with strangers to experience a grand entertainment on the big screen (in that case, Cats). I truly hope to do so again soon—but sadly, I don’t know […]

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Nobody Played Godfall On PS5, So It’s Coming To PS4

When the PlayStation 5 launched last fall, it did so with a stacked lineup of games, including Spider-Man: Miles Morales, a total remake of Demon’s Souls, Astro’s Playroom, and…oh, right, Godfall! The Gearbox-published action game didn’t exactly take off like a rocket ship on PlayStation 5 or PC, so now it’s coming…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart: The Kotaku Review

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is an enormous, breathtakingly beautiful third-person action platformer for PS5. It has hours of exquisitely crafted worlds, world-leading platforming, and a bold, engaging story told by a superb cast. It’s just… so did 2016’s Ratchet & Clank. And, well, 2002’s Ratchet & Clank. Rift Apart… Read more…

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Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade Is Giving Asian-American Voice Actors A Big Spotlight

Yuffie Kisaragi, the beloved ninja from Final Fantasy VII, was the very first role Suzie Yeung read for and booked after arriving in Los Angeles. “It’s honestly one of the best things that’s ever happened to me,” she says. “If I’m being honest, just to be able to read for her was mind blowing to […]

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You Still Don’t Need A PlayStation 5

It’s been six months since the PlayStation 5 came out, and yet the Seto Kaiba action figure that can also run high-end video games remains comically hard to come by. For a while, this irked me. I wanted to be part of the new console generation—the zeitgeist. So I obsessively watched a Twitch channel dedicated […]

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Hades Wins Game Of The Year At The 2021 DICE Awards

Beloved indie game Hades scored the most wins at this year’s DICE Awards. Supergiant’s excellent roguelike action game ultimately won five awards, including “Game of the Year.”Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Returnal Feels Like An Actual PS5 Game

A busted spaceship. An uncharted exoplanet teeming with hostile life. An emphasis on scanning objects, upgrading equipment, and retracing your footsteps. Those might sound like core components of a new Metroid Prime, but they’re not, at least not in this case. They’re the ingredients of a riveting—if somewhat…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Quartet’s Music Is So Nice Sega Reused It Twice

Welcome to Morning Music, Kotaku’s ongoing hangout for folks who love video games and the cool-ass sounds they make. Today we’re going to listen to some synthtastic music from 1986 arcade classic Quartet, which also happens to be music from 1991’s Spider-Man: The Video Game, as well as 2010’s Hatsune Miku: Project…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Quartet’s Music Is So Nice Sega Reused It Twice

Welcome to Morning Music, Kotaku’s ongoing hangout for folks who love video games and the cool-ass sounds they make. Today we’re going to listen to some synthtastic music from 1986 arcade classic Quartet, which also happens to be music from 1991’s Spider-Man: The Video Game, as well as 2010’s Hatsune Miku: Project…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The Best Special Edition Gaming Consoles, According To Our Readers

There’s nothing like a special edition gaming console. Sure, everyone has a Nintendo Switch, but how many of us have an Animal Crossing-themed Nintendo Switch? Who among us has a PlayStation 4 with a big Spider-Man logo on it? These bespoke systems are truly one of a kind. Actually, in some instances, they quite…Read more… […]

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The Best Special Edition Gaming Consoles, According To Our Readers

There’s nothing like a special edition gaming console. Sure, everyone has a Nintendo Switch, but how many of us have an Animal Crossing-themed Nintendo Switch? Who among us has a PlayStation 4 with a big Spider-Man logo on it? These bespoke systems are truly one of a kind. Actually, in some instances, they quite…Read more… […]

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The Best Special Edition Gaming Consoles, According To Our Readers

There’s nothing like a special edition gaming console. Sure, everyone has a Nintendo Switch, but how many of us have an Animal Crossing-themed Nintendo Switch? Who among us has a PlayStation 4 with a big Spider-Man logo on it? These bespoke systems are truly one of a kind. Actually, in some instances, they quite…Read more… […]

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12 Movies That Will Make You Love Hand-Drawn Animation

In the 20 years since the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences introduced the Oscar for Best Animated Feature, a hand-drawn movie has claimed the award only once—Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki’s 2001 masterpiece Spirited Away. From Shrek to Wall-e to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, every other winner save… Read more…

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Hawkeye Can’t Save Marvel’s Avengers

Like a sexy civilian in a superhero movie, Marvel’s Avengers needs saving. Someone, or something, needs to swoop in with panache and 11th-hour heroics. And the hero up at bat is…Hawkeye? Really? Him?Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Out-of-Touch Adults’ Guide To Kid Culture: Anti-Masturbation Porn Conspiracies

It’s a potpourri of internet nonsense this week, with Superman and his crime-fighting friends in the Justice League getting a second chance, Justin Bieber returning to YouTube, and a growing online movement of young men building their identities around not watching internet porn.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Starts By Exploring the Dense, Depressed, Post-Blip World

Thanks to the Avengers, half the beings in the universe reappeared out of thin air five years after disappearing. While Marvel fans saw how that occurred in Avengers: Endgame, that film, and the ones after it, only scratched the surface of what it all meant in-universe. Well, the premiere of Disney+’s The Falcon and…Read more… […]

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Spider-Man Still Isn’t Coming To Avengers Anytime Soon

Spider-Man is still coming to Marvel’s Avengers and will remain exclusively available on the PS4 and PS5. However, the developers on the game confirmed that the original release window for Spidey, early 2021, is no longer accurate. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Everything to Remember Before The Falcon and the Winter Soldier

Just two weeks after the end of WandaVision, the next story in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is ready to be told. (Which is nice considering we waited well over a year between the last two installments.) That story is called The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, and the six-episode Disney+ series will center on two […]

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Everything to Remember Before The Falcon and the Winter Soldier

Just two weeks after the end of WandaVision, the next story in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is ready to be told. (Which is nice considering we waited well over a year between the last two installments.) That story is called The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, and the six-episode Disney+ series will center on two […]

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