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Destiny 2’s Lack Of Transparency Infuriates Players Yet Again

There is a certain routine that every dramatic Destiny incident follows, and it popped up yet again this weekend thanks to a visit from everyone’s favorite tentacle-faced alien. The steps go as follows: 1) The game is opaque about a feature. On Friday, Destiny 2 re-introduced the Three of Coins, a consumable item from the original game that allows players […]

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Russian Player Retires After Riot Suspends Him For Saying League Teams Don’t Make Money There

Kirill “Likkrit” Malofeyev received a six-month ban from all League of Legends tournaments after comments he made on-stream about the Russian branch of Riot Games. In response, he announced his retirement on the Russian social media service VKontakte. In the ban announcement, League’s Continental League ruled that on Dec. 1, Likkrit made statements during a Twitch stream that “offend” the […]

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Deadspin I Think I Finally Understand The Catch Rule, And It Still Sucks | Jezebel Minnie Driver Cri

Deadspin I Think I Finally Understand The Catch Rule, And It Still Sucks | Jezebel Minnie Driver Criticizes Ex-Boyfriend Matt Damon for ‘Utterly Tone Deaf’ Remark About Sexual Assault | Splinter Fox News Accuses FBI, Mueller of ‘Coup’ to Overthrow Trump | The Root Tavis Smiley Says PBS Made a ‘Huge Mistake’ Over Sexual Harassment Investigation and Firing | Earther An Enterprising 11 Year Old […]

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Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Crunchyroller Countdown: Top 5 Sho

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Crunchyroller Countdown: Top 5 Short Series of 2017 • TAY’s Video Game Advent Calendar: Day 15, Day 16, and Day 17 • Let’s Talk About Puff Pieces You’re reading TAY, Kotaku’s community-run blog. TAY is written by and for Kotaku readers like you. We write about games, art, culture and everything in between. Want […]

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Snap Up a Switch Pro Controller For $61, with Prime Shipping

Nintendo Switch Pro Controller | $61 | Amazon The Switch Pro controller isn’t just one of the best ways to control your Nintendo Switch, it might be one of the best gamepads ever made, period. There have been a few slightly better promo code-based discounts on it recently, but $61 is the best deal Amazon’s offered to date, and it’ll […]

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Snap Up a Switch Pro Controller For $61, with Prime Shipping

Nintendo Switch Pro Controller | $61 | Amazon The Switch Pro controller isn’t just one of the best ways to control your Nintendo Switch, it might be one of the best gamepads ever made, period. There have been a few slightly better promo code-based discounts on it recently, but $61 is the best deal Amazon’s offered to date, and it’ll […]

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Here’s Some Real Good Star Wars: The Last Jedi Cosplay

Cosplayer Leo Camacho and some friends decided to recreate Vanity Fair’s classy Last Jedi photoshoot, and they’ve done an incredible job with it. Photos are by Mark Edwards. Cosplay by Leo Camacho | Photo by Mark Edwards Cosplay by Leo Camacho, Chief Geek & Forever Song | Photo by Mark Edwards Cosplay by Leo Camacho & Sew Corellian | Photo […]

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Wouter Gort is a concept artist and illustrator from the Netherlands. You can see more of Wouter’s work at his ArtStation page. To see the images in their native resolution, click on the “expand” button in the top-left corner. Advertisement Fine Art is a celebration of the work of video game artists, showcasing the best of both their professional and […]

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Some Of 2017’s Best Video Game Screenshots

GIF Screenshot artist Andy Cull, a man whose work we’ve featured on Kotaku before, has created a gallery with some of his favourite images taken from games he played in 2017. If nothing else, they make for excellent wallpaper. Obviously, as you’re probably noticing some of these shots look a lot better than anything you’d normally get just hitting F12. […]

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The Week In Games: Life Is A Highway 

As we descend on the end of 2017 it’s time to take a moment and look back at all of the year’s great games. Fortunately, this week’s release schedule won’t distract you from doing that. Another episode of Life Is Strange arrives this week, along with the latest slew of Switch ports. Nintendo’s handheld is getting some new games as […]

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Ninja Turtles Interrupt European Soccer Game

Two men dressed in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle costumes crashed the PSG vs Rennes game in Frances Ligue 1 yesterday, interrupting play and getting some cuddles in the process. While the security in some countries/leagues might have tried to break every bone in their bodies, in France they were allowed a bit of a run and some high fives before […]

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What’s Your Multiplayer Moment Of Glory?

It feels really good to be the game-winner on your team. In single-player games, you’re beating a system, but in multiplayer games you’re conquering the crowd. Whether it’s one-on-one or one-against-100, rising to the top and seizing the crown is one of the best feelings in competitive games. I was recently playing some Battlerite, an excellent hero arena game. A […]

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How To Fix Your Game’s Camera Without Really Trying 

Tokyo 42 came out earlier this year and while its cyberpunk ninja sprawl was both beautiful and exciting to navigate, the game’s camera didn’t always play nice. SMAC Games, the studio behind the game, recently published an update to address the issue and Paul Kilduff-Taylor, a developer on games like Frozen Synapse and Frozen Cortex, discussed the solution in a […]