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It's Cool When A Multiplayer Game Breaks A Language Barrier 

One of the great things about multiplayer games is how effectively you can communicate with people, even when you don’t speak each other’s language. You can race over sand dunes together in Journey. You can clear bounties in Destiny. Or take the moment the clip above. Read more...

Better Hope Batman Doesn’t Find Out Who Your Dad Is, Kid

It’s going to be interesting to see what transpires when Batman finds out the identity of this particular teen vigilante. This unauthorized Robin will be lucky if getting fired is the only thing that happens to him. Read more...

How A Mario Maker Rivalry Got Me Punched In The Balls

I’ve been fending off the diabolical Mario Maker creations by Giant Bomb editor Dan Ryckert for months now. Our rivalry has always taken place over the Internet, however. At PAX East, it was a face-to-face showdown. Read more...

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Map Teases Infinite Warfare

It’s almost May, which means it’s time for your annual dose of leaks and teases leading up to the yearly Call of Duty reveal. As of today, Call of Duty: Black Ops 3's Nuketown map has a teaser for this year’s game, which isn’t announced yet but will be called Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare. Read more...

What Are You Playing This Weekend?

It’s the end of the week. And the end of the month! That’s a lot of endings, which hopefully paves the way for an equal number of beginnings. Time to begin… some games! Read more...

It's Friday, So Watch This Silly Video Of Disney Characters Singing Smash Mouth

I’ve watched this like ten times today already. It’s both brilliant and unsettling. Happy weekend. Read more...

This $70 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Is Great For Normal Typing Too

While this Tesoro keyboard is marketed towards gamers, it looks basically like any other office-appropriate keyboard, and its clicky Blue mechanical switches are a dream for typists. Read more...

Great Cascade is an open world game where characters remember and react to your decisions.

Great Cascade is an open world game where characters remember and react to your decisions. It’s not like in, say, Mass Effect or The Witcher, where things are scripted. Everybody has their own traits, memories, and goals, all of which are randomized. It’s on Steam Greenlight right now, and it looks really cool. Read more...

How The Beautiful Space Game Astroneer Works

Astroneer is an open-world game about exploring some of the coolest-looking low-polygon planets you’ve ever seen. It turned heads at PAX East in Boston, where we spoke to the game’s ex-AAA developers at System Era and secured some direct feed footage. Enjoy what may be the best-looking gaming footage you see today. Read more...

Ubisoft Says They’re Getting Tougher On Division Cheaters

Tom Clancy’s The Division has been having a rough go of it lately, with cheaters and exploiters toppling its endgame balance and leaving legit players feeling burned. In a new post on the company blog, Ubisoft Massive has outlined new detection methods and increased punishments for cheaters and exploiters alike. Read more...

Total War: Warhammer had previously locked an entire race, the Chaos Warriors, behind pre-order DLC,

Total War: Warhammer had previously locked an entire race, the Chaos Warriors, behind pre-order DLC, but the developer has since reversed its position. Now, the Chaos Warriors will be free for anyone who pre-orders or buys the game—until a week after release. It’s a good compromise. Read more...

The Crowd Went Wild For Hatsune Miku, The Virtual Anime Pop Star

I’ve seen a massive crowd line up around the block to watch an internet-fueled hologram of an anime girl sing. I’ve seen a packed auditorium erupt into a wild cheer for a text-to-speech voice that said: “Hello Seattle.” I’ve seen our present day, in all its bracing cyberpunk wonder, at Hatsune Miku’s live concert at WaMu Theater last weekend. Read more...

Trying Not to Vomit While Playing A Rollercoaster VR Game

It’s a well known fact that VR gives some people motion sickness. So what did the creators of Garry’s Mod and Rust decide to do? Build a rollercoaster game and name it after vomiting, obviously. Read more...

Drake Looks Like He's About To Run A Heist In GTA V

Drake finally released his latest album last night, and fans were quick to point out something funny about the accompanying artwork: the pictures totally look like GTA loading screens. Read more...

The Arguments For And Against A Dark Souls Easy Mode

It’s been a few weeks since Worth Reading, your weekly guide to the best writing in video games, but we’re back. Read more...

TFW You've Been Playing Dark Souls Until 4am

Roman Bondarenko is an artist working at Plarium, a studio that makes “hardcore” social games. Read more...

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: How I Upgraded My Gaming Attention

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: How I Upgraded My Gaming Attention Span • Manga Reviews: Seraph of the End Vol. 8, The Ancient Magus’ Bride Vol. 4 • First Impression: Terrarformars Revenge Read more...

Microsoft Officially Kills Lionhead

In early March, Microsoft announced plans to cancel Fable Legends and put forth a “proposed closure ” of the iconic studio Lionhead. Today, it’s official: Lionhead is no more. Read more...

The crowdfunding campaign for Blackroom—a new shooter being developed by Doom co-creator John Romero

The crowdfunding campaign for Blackroom—a new shooter being developed by Doom co-creator John Romero —has been cancelled so developers can work on a demo. Once the demo is out, the funding efforts will be relaunched. Read more...

Today's Best Deals: Cheap Laptop, Touchless Toilet Kit, Ninja Blender, and More

Rubbermaid leftover storage containers, a touchless toilet kit, and a $250 touchscreen laptop lead off Friday’s best deals. Read more...

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