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Civilization VI x Breaking Bad

Ramba with the cute Civ VI jokes. Read more...

Valve Is Training AI To Detect Counter-Strike Cheaters

There’s nothing worse than going on a tear in Counter-Strike, only to get gunned down by some asshole who’s spinning around, one-tapping everybody. He’s obviously cheating. Why hasn’t he been caught? According to Valve, it’s complicated, but they’re working on a new system to bust fun-killers. Read more...

The Concourse Don’t Volunteer To Be Ambushed On Television | Gizmodo Why These ‘Revolutionary’ ‘80s

The Concourse Don’t Volunteer To Be Ambushed On Television | Gizmodo Why These ‘Revolutionary’ ‘80s Gadgets Totally Failed | The Slot Donald Trump Lists All the Jewish People He Knows in Presser With Israeli PM | The Root Black 2nd-Graders at L.A. Elementary School Get Math Homework With a Word Problem About Slavery | Read more...

$10,000 Worth Of SNES Games Goes Missing In The Mail

Byuu, a revered SNES emulator developer and game archivist, had a plan. With the help of an avid collector from Europe, he would archive hundreds of SNES games, some of which are exceedingly rare. Unfortunately, that plan recently hit the skids when a package worth thousands of dollars went missing in the mail. Read more...

Pokémon Card Game Players Say They Can Tell Rare Cards Before Opening The Latest Packs

Pokémon card players are warning each other against buying loose English Pokémon Sun & Moon packs from retailers. An alleged exploit in Pokémon Sun & Moon’s booster boxes could lead to retailers scamming customers out of rare cards. Read more...

Do you play lots of Ark: Survival Evolved, Diablo, Call of Duty, Eve Online, or World of Tanks?

Do you play lots of Ark: Survival Evolved, Diablo, Call of Duty, Eve Online, or World of Tanks? We’re looking for freelance story pitches on any of these games. Email me your ideas, along with writing clips, over at patricia@kotaku.com. And yes, these are paid opportunities. Read more...

The Latest Marvel Legends Set Is A Guardians Of The Galaxy All-Star Team

The 2017 New York Toy Fair starts this weekend, and as we prepare to venture into its halls and check out the toys coming out over the next year, we’re looking at some of the fun stuff you can get right now. Stuff like the latest Marvel Legends build-a-figure series, starring some of the greatest heroes in Guardians… Read more...

Here's A Dope Quad Kill From The Newly Competitive Counter-Strike Map

Earlier this month, Valve took the infamous “Dust2" map out of rotation to make room for a remodeled “Inferno.” Today, at DreamHack Masters Las Vegas, team North inducted the new map with a vicious quad-kill through smoke to take a round off opponent OpTic. Read more...

Final Fantasy XV’s User Interface Is So Bad

I like plenty of things about Final Fantasy XV, but the map and menus are not among them. This game’s interface is a mess of nonsense so carelessly taped together that it defies logic or comprehension. Read more...

League of Legends Debuts Okay-ish Practice Mode

A Valentine’s Day update to League of Legends brought a long-awaited practice mode for aspiring competitive players and newbies alike. In a vacuum, it provides a much-needed feature in an accessible manner; but in doing so, it misses the mark for becoming a more ubiquitous asset. Read more...

Final Fantasy VI Retrospective: Simply The Best

In the first few minutes of Final Fantasy VI, just when you think you’ve got a sense of the game’s rhythm, everything changes. Your amnesiac hero Terra, who you’ve been controlling for half an hour and are probably assuming will be your protagonist for the long haul, falls down a hole and passes out. And then you meet… Read more...

Nioh: The Kotaku Review

On first glance, Nioh does not seem remarkable. A generic looking action RPG in the vein of Dark Souls, Nioh seems more like a lost Playstation 2 curiosity than a killer AAA exclusive. Ignoring it would be a terrible mistake though. Nioh is one of the best action titles in years, packed with exciting combat and… Read more...

Microsoft just announced that the Xbox’s E3 briefing will air Sunday, June 11th at 2PM PST, and not

Microsoft just announced that the Xbox’s E3 briefing will air Sunday, June 11th at 2PM PST, and not on Monday morning, when it usually is. Read more...

My Quest To Push Everyone Off A Ledge In For Honor

Ubisoft advertised For Honor, released yesterday, as a game about skewering enemies with medieval weaponry. Man, did they bury the lede on this one. A few days in, I’ve discovered what For Honor really is, and it is undoubtedly a game about pushing people off ledges and laughing. Read more...

Fire Emblem Heroes Has A Takumi Problem

Players of Nintendo’s newest mobile game love to hate and hate to love one specific unit, the mere presence of which has been defining the endgame experience. Read more...

Pewdiepie's Shock Humor Is Par For The Course On YouTube

While Pewdiepie makes headlines over a “death to all Jews” stunt that backfired, the kicker is that such antics are not an anomaly on YouTube. The open secret that everyone knows but nobody really talks about: many of YouTube’s popular nerdy figures are openly ‘offensive’ in an attempt to push back on a world that… Read more...

Diablo 3 Prepared Me For The Anxieties of Planning My Wedding

With pure luck and a crappy costume, I met my significant other at a sci-fi convention. Our relationship blossomed around our shared passion for nerdy things, and we got engaged at WonderCon. Thus started our next adventure: planning, and paying for, a wedding. Surprisingly, Diablo played a big role in the process. Read more...

This $30 Gaming Mouse Has Tons of Features, But Doesn't Look Obnoxious

The $30 SteelSeries Rival 100 looks like any other conventional mouse at first blush, but includes six programmable buttons, adjustable DPI up to 4,000, and 16.8 million color RGB backlighting, meaning it’ll be right at home whether you’re collecting scalps in Overwatch or filling out expense reports. Read more...

Tips For Getting The Best Discount Candy After Valentine's Day

Yes, yes, people love each other. That’s great. Now that Valentine’s Day is over, it’s time for one of the biggest sweet-lovers’ holiday of the year. It’s the first Discount Candy Day of the year, and Snacktaku is here to help you make the most of it. Read more...

First Big Fire Emblem Heroes Update Brings New Characters And Quests

Just when you thought it was safe to stop summoning characters in Fire Emblem Heroes the first major update hits, bringing for new sibling characters to the game, along with a limited-time series of Paralogue quests celebrating their family bonds. Read more...

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