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Zedd Just Showed The Unfairness Of Japan's Travel Ban

9 hours 30 minutes ago

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…

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Brian Ashcraft

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Father Of Home Computing Sir Clive Sinclair Dies Aged 81

10 hours ago

It’s hard to overstate the importance of Sir Clive Sinclair’s role in the world of computing. His inventing the ZX Spectrum home computer in 1980 radically changed the masses’ perception of, and access to, computers. His work created the path to not only gaming, but also the creation of games, by regular people. He…

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John Walker

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Ikea's New Gaming Collection Looks Pretty Good

19 hours 40 minutes ago

While people have been using Ikea stuff in the gaming space forever—right now I’m sitting on an Ikea office chair and using an Ikea desk—the Swedish company has never gone to the trouble of releasing dedicated gaming furniture before. That’s about to change

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Luke Plunkett

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The 15 Best Games on PC

21 hours 45 minutes ago

PC gamers have got a pretty great thing going. Interesting, experimental indie games? Yup. Complex strategy simulations? Totally. The shiniest, prettiest versions of big-budget console games? They get a lot of those, too. Let’s say you’ve recently joined the ranks of the PC elite. Which games should you install? Start…

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Kotaku Staff

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Deathloop Players All Agree: The Dedicated Kick Button Rules

1 day 2 hours ago

There I was, creeping along a cliff on the outside of a big castle-like structure when I saw a single enemy, completely alone. He was standing on the edge of the cliff with his back to me. This setup ranked high on my “kickable moment meter,” a situation which routinely leads to disappointment. How often have games…

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Zack Zwiezen

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The Best Tales Of Arise Character Is This Cat

1 day 4 hours ago

The Tales series of RPGs has long been known for starring a compelling cast of main characters. In that regard, the latest entry, last week’s Tales of Arise, doesn’t disappoint. All six party members are deeply fleshed-out, fascinating people. And like those of every previous entry, they’re all also flawed.

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Ari Notis

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One Of 2021's Best Games Is A Match-3

1 day 5 hours ago

Oh my goodness, there is so much going on in Day Repeat Day. I went into it knowing absolutely nothing, and came out having learned an enormous amount and yet having so many questions. To be asinine, this exists on the midpoint between a Papers Please-like, and a lost phone game, with…match-3. But come back! This is…

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John Walker

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The Latest Life-Sized Gundam Is Disappointing Some Fans

1 day 10 hours ago

Next spring, yet another one-to-one scale Gundam will go up in Japan. This one will be located at a LaLaport shopping center in Fukuoka. I find this pretty exciting, but it turns out not everyone does.

This particular incarnation is a ν (Nu) Gundam, but it’s a revamped version. Dubbed RX-93ff Nu Gundam, Yoshiyuki…

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Brian Ashcraft

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Nendoroid And Figma Company Sued Over Mistreatment, Sexualized Toys

1 day 21 hours ago

In 2020, popular figurine manufacturer Good Smile Company sued two former vice presidents, Guy Brand and James Young-sik Kim, for competing with its merchandise business while employed at GSC. In response, the former employees have filed a cross-complaint claiming that GSC actively profited from sexualizing underage…

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Sisi Jiang

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New From Razer: Gamer Thumb Condoms

1 day 22 hours ago

It isn’t April first, but nobody told Razer when it announced its gaming “finger sleeves.” Yes, finger sleeves: They are literally little sleeves that cap off your fingers to supposedly enhance their grip, and these particular finger sleeves are pitched at the gamer market.

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Isaiah Colbert

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Pokémon Unite Players Sure Don't Like Surrendering

1 day 22 hours ago

Picture this: You’re playing Pokémon Unite as your favorite monster (Greninja mains, sound off in the comments), whooping some ass. But as the game goes on, you find that your team is seriously STRUGGLING. What do you do, choose the surrender option or stick it out until the end? Matches may be pretty short in Pokémon

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Jeremy Winslow

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