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Sunday Comics: Winner!

21 hours 59 minutes ago

Hello! It’s time for Kotaku’s Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon.

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Zack Zwiezen

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Let’s Pick Winners For The 2021 Game Awards

2 days 17 hours ago

It’s December, the month when little children’s thoughts turn to presents and big children’s thoughts turn to Geoff Keighley’s annual celebration of world-premiere trailers. And those trailers come with awards between them, bestowed upon the best games of the year as judged by professional game judges. Who judges the…

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Mike Fahey

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Take-Two Is Being A Dick

2 days 23 hours ago

In a bizarre new development, Take-Two has forced the makers of It Takes Two to abandon the trademark for the game’s name, lest people confuse the publisher of Grand Theft Auto with a platform puzzler about a crumbling marriage.

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Ethan Gach

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The PlayStation 1 Is Now 27 Years Old

3 days 3 hours ago

On December 3, 1994, the first PlayStation was released in Japan, and video games haven’t been the same since.

It’s hard to underscore the PlayStation’s impact. The graphics and sound were all cutting edge for their time. Compared to the cartridge-based games of Sony’s competitors, the PlayStation looked like the…

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Brian Ashcraft

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In Japan, Snacks Keep Getting Smaller And It Sucks

3 days 4 hours ago

In fall 2020, Kit-Kats were released in Japan at a smaller size. At the time, as YouTuber PDS points out, Nestlé said the smaller size was for customers worried about sugar and calories. Maybe that’s true, but in Japan, snacks have been getting smaller and smaller for years, while prices haven’t changed.

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Brian Ashcraft

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I Like The Steam Deck's Box Art

3 days 14 hours ago

Valve has released hardware before, but nothing quite so big and ambitious as the Steam Deck. And releasing proper hardware means Valve had to think of something a software-first company hasn’t had to think of very often: what should its box look like.

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Luke Plunkett

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Someone Please Explain This Hideo Kojima Tweet To Me

3 days 18 hours ago

Hideo Kojima’s Twitter feed is one of the best in the gaming industry. He talks movies, shares his eclectic interests with fans, and generally provides a dose of positivity in a world sorely bereft of good vibes. But I really need someone to walk me through what the heck he meant when he sent a gif of Solid Snake…

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Ian Walker

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