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Building A Sanctuary: Fighting Cancer By Making A Video Game

A couple weeks ago, I wrote about Crashlands, a mash-up of Diablo, Pokemon, and Don’t Starve lobbed at Steam’s collective face with unfettered glee. It’s ambitious, funny, and fun. Turns out, it was conceived when its creator found out he had cancer. Read more...

Pewdiepie's Premium YouTube Show Is Trashy, But Entertaining

The first thing you’ll hear in the premiere of YouTube Red’s new show Scare Pewdiepie is its host, Felix Kjellberg, screaming. Of course it is. Read more...

An Unlikely Fix For XCOM 2’s Long-Ass Back To Base Load Times

When your surviving XCOM 2 soldiers are returning to base, the loading screen can last a reeeeeaaaaaallly long time. Turns out you can greatly speed it up by pressing... caps lock. Read more...

Destiny’s Newest Farming Trick: Valentine’s Day Suicide

This week, everyone gets to celebrate Valentine’s Day festivities in Destiny, the video game version of the myth of Icarus. Read more...

Here's What's Changing For The Division's Second Beta

Patch notes for Ubisoft’s open beta for the company’s early-March shooter The Division have some good news for those who tried the game’s recent closed beta and saw some flaws in its promising quasi-player-vs-player Dark Zone section. Read more...

Excellent Art Direction In The Newest Assassin's Creed Sidescroller

The third and presumably final 2D Assassin’s Creed Chronicles game is out this week and looks even better than last month’s one set in India. We captured video of its first level. Read more...

If you’re having frame rate and hitching issues with the PS4 version of Firewatch, you’re not alone,

If you’re having frame rate and hitching issues with the PS4 version of Firewatch, you’re not alone, and a patch is coming. How soon the technical problems will be addressed isn’t clear. Some folks have suggested turning off auto-saving? It appears some of the issues are rooted in the game using Unity. Read more...

Batman Gets An Even Sadder Origin Story This Week

Bruce Wayne isn’t a real person anymore. He was, for a few short months. In that time, the man orphaned by crime was someone who laughed, loved and let people in. But now, he’s gone back to just being a daytime mask for the Batman to wear. Wave goodbye to the Bruce-beard, everybody. Read more...

Namco Is Offering $10,000 To Anyone Who Can Actually Explain Dark Souls' Story

Dark Souls fans are trying to win $10,000 by making videos attempting to explain the game’s confusing narrative, and a few of them are pretty brilliant. Read more...

Descent's Original Developers Want To Make A Successor

Descent co-creators Matt Toschlog and Mike Kulas want to make a spiritual successor to the “six-degree of freedom” shooters they released back in the 90s. And they’re asking for $300,000 to help make it happen. Read more...

Telltale’s announced their three-part Walking Dead mini-series will premiere on February 23 on every

Telltale’s announced their three-part Walking Dead mini-series will premiere on February 23 on every platform but mobile, where it hits on February 25. The whole series will cost you $15. The other Michonne-focused episodes will come out in March and April. Is Telltale getting on a normal release schedule?! Read more...

No one told me Gravity Rush has a flaming windmill: I was expecting Gravity Rush Remastered to be a

No one told me Gravity Rush has a flaming windmill: I was expecting Gravity Rush Remastered to be a game about flying, walking on walls and kicking enemies in mid-air. I was even expecting a cat. But this windmill? No wonder Kirk and Evan like the game so much. A good addition to my PS4. Read more...

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Falling Off the Hype Train • Craf-

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Falling Off the Hype Train • Craf-TAY Corner: February • Manga Reviews: A Silent Voice Vol. 5, My Little Monster Vol. 11 Read more...

That's Not How Naval Battles Work

The pirates try everything to sink the Swedish ship in Naval Action, but it’s not enough. It’s certainly entertaining though. Read more...

Custom Undertale Amiibos Are Works of Art

Graphic designer Sara created some really nice Undertale Amiibo. Even though the game only has a PC version, these would still make sense and would look cool next to all the Nintendo ones. Read more...

When Someone Plays Smash Bros. On A Twitch Chat-Controlled Couch

Twitch had a Smash Bros. competition with an unusual challenge as an extra addition. People had to sit on a couch-shaped mechanical bull which was controlled by Twitch chat. There’s no way something like this would end well. Read more...

An Iconic Dark Souls Location, in Minecraft

Dark Souls’ Anor Londo is known for its terrific atmosphere, and its infuriating archers. This Minecraft build has one of those things. Well, two, if you spawn some skeletons. Read more...

Track: Sayonara Identity | Artist: Yonige | Album: Coming Spring

Track: Sayonara Identity | Artist: Yonige | Album: Coming Spring Read more...

Fallout 4 Ramen Is for Real

If you’ve played Fallout 4, you’ve probably come across Takahashi, the ramen-making protectron in Diamond City. His ramen is real. Read more...

Anime Trope: People Getting Carried Like Rice Bags

Forget getting carried like a bride or a princess, the new thing, it seems, is getting hauled about like a bag of rice. Read more...

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