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Nintendo’s Low-Key Dad Joke For Splatoon 3 Was Pretty Good

Dad jokes are universal. In Japanese, dad jokes are called “oyagi gyagu,” with oygai meaning “one’s father” and gyagu meaning “gag” or “joke.” Like anywhere, these tend to be cheesy puns, but who can resist them? You you can, but I sure can’t, and it seems Nintendo’s Yoshiaki Koizumi cannot, either. Splatoon…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The 2022 Subaru WRX Looks A Whole Lot Better In Person

By now, everyone’s seen press shots of the new 2022 Subaru WRX. Takes abound concerning the plastic fender cladding, the cheap-looking black rear bumper, and the CVT-only Recaro package. What most people haven’t done, however, is actually seen the thing in person. I did, at this year’s Wicked Big Meet, and let me tell…Read more… […]

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Behold, My New Favorite Crusader Kings Bug

Crusader Kings II is a game with a long and proud tradition of “bugs that should be hung in the Louvre”, but I think this new one I’ve learned about today is my favourite.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Zedd Just Showed The Unfairness Of Japan’s Travel Ban

Right now, nineteen prefectures in Japan are under a state of emergency until September 30. But one of them, Chiba Prefecture, will host the Supersonic music festival at a baseball stadium this weekend. Zedd, along with Alan Walker and Steve Aoki, are among the international DJs flown in for the event. “Finally made…Read more… Continue […]

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NFT Game Steals Artwork, Gets Called Out, Deletes Account

NFTS (Non-Fungible Tokens) are an environmental disaster and an enormous scam, and perhaps the funniest thing about their persistence is how little effort purveyors of this modern snake oil are putting into it.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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How to Delete Social Media Followers Without Having to Block Them

Unless your social media accounts are locked down with the highest levels of privacy settings, you probably have some followers you wish couldn’t see every one of your posts and tweets. You may not want to block that random family member altogether, but it’d be better if it weren’t so easy for them to keep […]

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How to Auto-Block Trolls With Twitter’s New ‘Safety Mode’

Highlighting the rampant harassment on Twitter is now a cliche; we all know it’s a breeding ground of abuse and cyberbullying. Thankfully, the company seems to be finally listening to its userbase’s calls for better anti-harassment tools with a new “Safety Mode” feature.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Pokémon Go’s Reddit Goes Dark In Protest Against Site Inaction

Pokémon Go creators Niantic recently proved slow in addressing widespread fears about the game forcing players into close proximity with other humans amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Now, in a ripple from that, the game’s Reddit sub, r/pokemongo, has switched itself to ‘private’, in response to what they see as Reddit’s…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Pokémon Kimono Are A Very Good Idea

Typical motifs for kimono include things like plum blossoms, sakura, maple leaves. They do not include Pocket Monsters, which is a shame because they definitely should. Kimono creator Misamaru takes her love of Pokémon to a new level by showing it off in traditional Japanese wear. “I decided to make a Pokémon kimono…Read more… Continue […]

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30 Films That Are ‘Green Flags,’ According to Twitter

Twitter user Cuchillo Lope just dropped an inadvertent bomb on the social media platform, asking users for the kinds of movies that, when recommended, feel like green flags for your relationship with the recommender (as opposed to, well, red ones):Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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30 Films That Are ‘Green Flags,’ According to Twitter

Twitter user Cuchillo Lope just dropped an inadvertent bomb on the social media platform, asking users for the kinds of movies that, when recommended, feel like green flags for your relationship with the recommender (as opposed to, well, red ones):Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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30 Films That Are ‘Green Flags,’ According to Twitter

Twitter user Cuchillo Lope just dropped an inadvertent bomb on the social media platform, asking users for the kinds of movies that, when recommended, feel like green flags for your relationship with the recommender (as opposed to, well, red ones):Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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First Look At Netflix’s Cowboy Bebop, Which Might Not Suck

We haven’t seen the actual show yet. It could still suck! But if we’re going to be superficial, it sure looks like Netflix is getting the look of its Cowboy Bebop adaptation sorta, well, right.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Turmoil For Japanese Anime Power Couple

Voice actor Tatsuhisa Suzuki and his popstar wife LiSA are an anime power couple. But earlier this month—following revelations about Suzuki’s alleged extra-marital activities—they suddenly announced they were taking a break from the entertainment industry. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Fan Accidentally Discovers Massive Metal Gear Solid Glitch, Speedrunners Freaking Out

Over the weekend, Twitch streamer Boba was streaming herself playing Metal Gear Solid for the first time ever, and after being attacked by some guards, she turned to fight them. At that moment, she accidentally ended up getting pushed backward through a locked door, discovering a new glitch that could save a ton of…Read more… […]

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Anticipated PS5 App For Horror Game Abandoned Accidentally Trolls Everyone

After tons of wild fan speculation and lots of technical delays, Blue Box Game Studios’ PS5 app for hyping its upcoming horror game, Abandoned, is officially here. It’s as anticlimactic as you might have expected given everything leading up to its release.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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How to Find the PlayStation 5’s ‘Hidden’ Web Browser

A dedicated web browser app is one of the few PlayStation 4 features Sony did not carry over to the PlayStation 5—at least, not officially. Turns out, there is a built-in web browser on PS5. If you tab through the PS5’s menu, you’ll come across a selection of web browser settings—including options to clear cookies,…Read […]

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Twitch Responds To Recent Tough Streamer Issues With Corporate Guff

Over the last few days, Twitch streamers from marginalized groups have taken to Twitter to appeal to the Amazon-owned company to start doing something meaningful about the serious issues of harassment on the platform. In response, Twitch put up a Twitter thread saying it will engage in “open and ongoing dialogue.” All…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Apex Legends Dev Fired Over Past Sexist, Racist Comments

Daniel Klein, a lead game designer on Apex Legends, was recently fired from his job at Respawn Entertainment after screenshots of old blog posts and public conversations surfaced showing the developer making both sexist and racist comments.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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