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Forspoken Actress Says She’s Isn’t Bothered By The Online Discourse, And More Power To Her

1 day 19 hours ago

Square Enix’s new fantasy parkour game Forspoken has had a bit of a rocky launch in terms of public perception among gamers, who found its Joss Whedon-esque dialogue in advertisements cringe-inducing. However, Forspoken’s lead actress says she isn’t bothered by all the discourse the game’s dialogue has caused online,…

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Isaiah Colbert

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In Overwatch, Healing Is The Real Gay Agenda

1 day 21 hours ago

There’s a phenomenon in the Overwatch community that has persisted through the original game’s 2016 release, its gradual decline, and the launch of the sequel. This phenomenon is an interesting one, a sort of “IYKYK” situation that requires membership in a specific community in order to recognize its members: in

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Alyssa Mercante

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Season: A Letter To The Future - The Kotaku Review

2 days 2 hours ago

Season: A Letter to the Future is the disappointing evidence that beauty is only skin and texture deep. This slow-paced explore ‘em up, in which you must chronicle and journal the end of an era, is rigid-jawed with sincerity, though lacking in anything meaningful to say.

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John Walker

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The Story Of Nintendo's Favorite Football Team

2 days 18 hours ago

If you’re a fan of both football and video games you’ll no doubt have all kinds of fond memories of the two coming together on a team’s shirt, from Arsenal’s classic Dreamcast kit to Fiorentina’s shirts in the 90s. As iconic as those kits were, though, they were but blips on the radar compared to Nintendo’s…

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Luke Plunkett

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T-Pain Changed Music Forever, Now He's Coming For Twitch

2 days 20 hours ago

2016 was T-Pain’s Twitch channel’s inaugural year, and it’s also the first time Pain remembers getting trolled. “At the time, my music career was kind of on a downward spiral,” he says during our Zoom call this Monday. “People were coming into my chat and telling me stuff like, ‘You’re only streaming because you don’t…

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Ashley Bardhan

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14 Anime Couples Who Were Better Off Without Each Other

2 days 20 hours ago

Valentine’s day, the corporate holiday of love, has a lot of folks fiending to get with the person they adore. However, oftentimes cupid’s arrow happens to land on people who just make each other worse (and not in the fun kinky way). No medium serves up a hearty helping of such toxic couples quite like anime.

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Isaiah Colbert

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The 25 Best Games On Xbox Game Pass

2 days 22 hours ago

With over 400 games included, Xbox Game Pass continues to be one of the best deals in gaming. Defining the industry, last year Game Pass pushed Sony to finally capitulate and relaunch PlayStation Now as a competitive service, yet one that still feels a few steps behind. For $10 a month, Game Pass gives you access to a…

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Kotaku Staff

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Homophobes Are Review Bombing The Last Of Us Show

2 days 22 hours ago

Every day, I am begging the straights to be normal about men who kiss each other. The latest episode of The Last of Us seems to have caused many of them to lose their goddamn minds. The cause of their mass dissatisfaction? Two men having a loving relationship on an HBO show. As of the time of writing, one fourth of…

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Sisi Jiang

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The Last Of Us Star Was Afraid This N64 Classic Would Ruin His Life

3 days ago

Nick Offerman, the actor who portrayed survivalist Bill in the knockout third episode of HBO’s post-apocalyptic drama The Last of Us, has revealed that not only has he not played the game the show is based on, he also hasn’t played any video game in a quarter century because he “lost a couple of weeks” to a particular…

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Levi Winslow

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Tom Brady's Video Game Career Dates Back To The 20th Century

3 days 18 hours ago

You can hear someone tell you Tom Brady’s age (45!) and it doesn’t really hit you, because the guy still looks pretty fit and healthy. To fully grasp the length of Brady’s tenure on this Earth, then, you need to realise that the man has appeared in a video game for the PlayStation. Like, the original PlayStation.

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Luke Plunkett

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