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Brian Ashcraft

Man Watches Anime About Animal Girls, Wonders Why It's Popular In Japan

Kemono Friends is set in a safari with animals that are anime girls. YouTuber Reapers decided to watch it.

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Shep McAllister on Deals, shared by Shep McAllister to Kotaku

Amazon's Just Straight Up Taking $8.62 Off (Almost) Any $50 Order Today

I’ve seen a lot of deals in my day, but I’ve never seen anything like this. Amazon’s currently taking $8.62 off pretty much any $50 purchase (shipped and sold by Amazon.com) with promo code BIGTHANKS, today only. Yes, you read that correctly.

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Brian Ashcraft

Track: I’m Outta Time | Artist: Oasis | Album: Dig Out Your Soul

Track: I’m Outta Time | Artist: Oasis | Album: Dig Out Your Soul

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Oscar Dayus

Check Out Battlefield 1 DLC's New Weapons

A bunch of new weapons will be making their way to Battlefield 1 soon in the game's upcoming DLC pack, They Shall Not Pass. As part of the title's community test environment (CTE), the guns have already gone live for some players--check them out below.

#Battlefield 1 #TheyShallNotPass (weapon assignments)

A total of 11 new firearms have been shown off so far, though some of those are simply variants of other guns--for example, both the Infantry and Sniper versions of the Lebel Model 1886 are...

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Eddie Makuch

See What's In Zelda: Breath Of The Wild's Limited Edition In This Unboxing Video

With The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild's release coming up soon, Nintendo has now posted an unboxing video for the RPG's $130 limited edition.

In the video, series producer Eiji Aonuma shows off everything in the premium bundle. The centerpiece is the Master Sword of Resurrection, which you'll notice has an "old and battered" look to it. Additionally, there is a flower next to it called the Silent Princess. Why is the sword battered and what is the significance of the flower? You'll...

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Brian Ashcraft

Dialogue Screw Up Discovered In Latest DLC For WWE 2K17

Bugs and glitches are nothing new. But WWE 2K17's just released Hall of Fame Showcase does one better with a dialogue flub.

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Oscar Dayus

Rogue Legacy Dev's New Game Says "Be Kind To Your Cat"

Cellar Door Games, the developer of acclaimed 2D platformer Rogue Legacy, has revealed its newest title. It's called Full Metal Furies, a chaotic action-RPG coming to Xbox One and PC later this year.

The game features multiple playable characters, which you can use in four-player co-op or by yourself, switching quickly between two fighters. A trailer, which you can watch below, highlights a number of rules on how to play the game, ranging from "Know your allies" through "Don't skip dialogue"...

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Brian Ashcraft

Square Enix announced that Nintendo Wii U service for Dragon Quest X will be ending, but will offer

Square Enix announced that Nintendo Wii U service for Dragon Quest X will be ending, but will offer a way for players to easily, ahem, switch to the Switch version. Square Enix said the decision was due to the Wii U’s ceased production and that version’s unique particularities.

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Brian Ashcraft

Mayonnaise Cafes Are Coming To Japan

Know this: Japan loves mayonnaise.

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Dan Auty

Marvel's Iron Fist: New Video Promises "Full Throttle" Martial Arts Action

The latest Marvel show Iron Fist hits Netflix next month, and a behind-the-scenes featurette has been released. It includes quite a bit of new footage--check it out below:

The first trailer for the show was released earlier this month and was followed by this brutal clip showing the deadly Colleen Wing in action

Iron Fist stars Finn Jones (Game of Thrones) as Danny Rand, a martial arts master with supernatural abilities. It also stars David Wenham, Jessica Stroup, and Tom Pelphrey. In...

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Brian Ashcraft

Graveyard at Mount Koya.

Graveyard at Mount Koya. Wakayama Prefecture, Japan. By Shane Kruse.

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Jason Imms

Steam Prices May Increase in Australia And New Zealand Due To New Tax Jurisdictions

Steam will be including sales tax in storefront prices across 10 countries including Australia and New Zealand, to comply with new tax jurisdictions requiring sales tax be applied to digital goods and services.

In an email sent to Steam parners today, the following countries will be adding region-appropriate sales tax to all purchases, from the months listed:

March 2017:Switzerland 8%South Korea 10%Japan 8%New Zealand 15%Iceland 24%South Africa 14%India 15%April 2017:Serbia 20%May 2017:Taiwan...

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Jason Imms

Lawsuit Against Games Critic Jim Sterling Dismissed With Prejudice

A lawsuit filed against independent games critic Jim Sterling in March of 2016 was dismissed with prejudice this week.

Game developer Digital Homicide filed a suit against Sterling to the tune of USD$10.76 million in product, emotional, reputational, and financial damages, accusing him of "assault, libel, and slander" based on his coverage of its games. According to court documents, Sterling "published untrue critiques of [Digital Homicide] video games that constitute actionable libel." In...

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Jason Imms

Killer Instinct Devs Tease New Character That Either Is Or Has A Katana

The official Killer Instinct Twitter account posted a teaser today, reading "and there exists yet another powerful Coalesced Guardian in the form of a Japanese katana."

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— Killer Instinct (@KillerInstinct) February 21, 2017

And that's it. No further information has been provided at this stage, so it's not clear whether the new character wields a katana, or is in itself a katana. Characters in Killer Instinct are called "guardians," which gives us confidence...

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Jason Imms

World of Tanks Twitch Streamer Dies During Charity Stream

In hour 22 of a charity stream raising money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, World of Tanks streamer Brian "Poshybrid" Vigneault died of unknown causes on Feburary 19.

Image courtesy of The Sun.

The 35-year-old father of three was attempting to complete multiple 20+ hour streams over the course of one week to raise money for the charity. According to stream moderators, "Poshy said he was going for smokes and left the stream running we were all still here assuming he had fallen asleep," via PVP...

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Tony Guerrero

Agents Of SHIELD: 5 Shocking Developments From Season 4, Episode 15

When Dr. Radcliffe first showed Aida, the first LMD (Life Model Decoy), it seemed like it could be a great thing for the agents. He wanted to protect their lives and prevent them from losing loved ones. Since the mystical Darkhold book allowed Aida to create the virtual world Radcliffe called the Framework, more and more agents are being replaced by LMDs so he can carry out his plan to give humanity a virtual paradise. It's up to the few remaining high ranking SHIELD agents to overcome the...

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Luke Plunkett on Cosplay, shared by Luke Plunkett to Kotaku

Take A Tour Of A Cosplay Convention

A lot of the best cosplay photos on this site come from conventions, but many of you will never have actually been to one. So here, let this guided tour of the grounds of the recent Katsucon by Felix Wong act as the next best thing.

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Luke Plunkett

Building Chicago In Minecraft

It’s no fantasy land or sci-fi expanse, but it’s still impressive: a team of Minecraft builders are recreating the centre of Chicago, one block at a time.

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Nathan Grayson

Watch Blizzard Create An Overwatch Highlight Animation

Overwatch highlight intros are just one small part of a very big game, but that doesn’t mean they’re an afterthought. This one Mei animation, for instance, took four days to make.

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Luke Plunkett

Turn Cat Doodles Into Horrific Cat Photographs

pix2pix is a program that lets you draw something in a box and have a computer turn it into a photo, using...well, magic. There is now a website version of it, and it’s both the most impressive and horrifying thing I’ve seen today.

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