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The 10 Best Deals of May 25, 2018

GIF We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today. Head over to our main post for more deals, and follow us on Twitter and Facebook to never miss a chance to save. You can also join our Kinja Deals Community Facebook group to connect with your fellow deal […]

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School Shooting Game Angers Steam Users, Developer ‘Likely’ Changing It

Earlier this week, a game called Active Shooter appeared on Steam. It’d be nothing more than another heap of hacked-together pre-purchased assets—or an “asset flip,” as they’re known on Steam—if not for its subject matter. It’s about mass shootings. The unreleased game’s Steam store page describes it as a “dynamic S.W.A.T. simulator” in which you play as a shooter, a […]

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This Memorial Day Weekend, Make 1 of These Dips, The Food of God Herself

Close your eyes—but don’t really; keep reading. Imagine you’re holding a Ruffles With Ridges potato chip in your right hand. It’s perfect: golden and oblong, curved like a wide-ass polynomial function, or Kim Kardashian’s perfume bottle’s hips; sturdy, yet supple. You fly that chip through the air, whizzing every which way—you’re playing a game now, you’re an air force pilot […]

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Tips For Playing Dark Souls Remastered

Maybe you thought the original Dark Souls was too hard. Maybe you thought it was too dreary. Maybe it looked boring. For whatever reason, plenty of people missed playing it the first time around. Dark Souls Remastered is out today, and it’s a great excuse to check out the series for the first time or to give it a second […]

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New Post-Apocalyptic 3DS Game Is Nintendo At Its Weirdest

Here’s Dillon, an armadillo brawler starring in what is sort of a Nintendo take on Mad Max. Maybe you’re waiting for more Zelda or Animal Crossing, but I tend to get the most excited for Nintendo’s stranger, less well-known games. Their new one is pretty strange. Consider these true facts about it: It’s called Dillon’s Dead-Heat Breakers and is actually […]

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Skip ‘Hey Guys!’ YouTube Video Intros With These Two Handy Hotkeys

https://kinja.com/ajax/inset/iframe?id=youtube-video-dyVkY3Cj0Ls&start=0 You’ve subscribed to their YouTube channel, you’ve smashed that like button countless times, and maybe you’ve even donated some cash to their Patreon. Still, you have to listen to the same exact video intro all YouTubers use for some reason every single time. Behold, two hotkeys that will save you from having to hear “Hey, what’s up guys?” ever […]

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A 75″ TV Is Within Reach With a Couple of Memorial Day Sales

RCA 75" 4K TV | $1,050 | WalmartVizio E-Series 75" 4K TV | $1,300 | Jet If size trumps features in your hierarchy of new TV needs, here are a couple of 75" sets that are surprisingly affordable for Memorial Day. This RCA is the barest of barebones sets. While it does have 4K support, it lacks HDR, and even […]

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Modder Turns Skyrim Fan’s Hyper-Specific Lydia Mod Idea Into Reality

Sometimes players want to do very specific, occasionally strange things in games—say, role-play as the chair Skyrim’s Lydia sits on—but something gets in the way. Thankfully, there’s always a chance some kind-hearted modder will help you out. Last night on Reddit, a Skyrim player asked, “Is there a mod to let me turn into Lydia’s seat in Skyrim but not […]

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I Overcame My Fear Of Bar Trivia

Although I like quiz and game shows, I’ve never wanted to play trivia games myself. I have a hard time remembering things on the spot, and I get really anxious in high-pressure situations, even silly ones. Last night, I went to a bar down the street for a trivia night, despite my misgivings. We won, and I’ve never felt better […]

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Absolutely Do Not Pickaxe Fight Me In Fortnite 🙅‍♀️

All 100 players in a given game of Fortnite land about as defenseless as they day they were born—except for their pickaxe. Fortnite’s pickaxe isn’t really a weapon, though. It’s a means to an end. That end is mining materials. It’s for felling trees, collecting brick. The pickaxe is not meant for killing. Nobody comes out the better in a […]