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Topre Realforce RGB Keyboard Review: Life Beyond The Rubber Dome

If rubber dome keyboards are at the bottom of the keyboard hierarchy and mechanicals near the top, where does that leave Topre’s electrostatic capacitive switches, which combine a rubber dome and a spring? While the mechanical keyboard community launches into a massive debate, let me tell you about Topre’s Realforce… Read more...

Battlegrounds, As Told By Steam Reviews

Battlegrounds is a battle royale game taking Twitch and YouTube by storm. It’s also generated some wild Steam reviews. Read more...

What Street Fighter Pros Think Of Ultra Street Fighter II For The Switch

This past weekend, Compete hosted several Street Fighter pros and commentators at our offices for a public event where fans could sign up to battle against top SFV players. Since we had this all-star roster of Street Fighter aficionados hanging out at our offices, the Compete staff pulled them aside to preview the… Read more...

Two Months In, I've Barely Taken My Nintendo Switch Off The Dock

The big concept behind the Nintendo Switch is that it can be enjoyed both on the TV, and in handheld mode. Instead, the Switch largely operates like any other console system in my household, and I like it that way. Read more...

Destiny Players Kill Every Raid Boss Without Using Guns (Or Dying)

We’re rapidly approaching the end of Destiny, a video game in which players must travel through space, finding dumb ways to entertain themselves. And now a team of raiders has done the dumbest, most impressive thing yet: beating every raid boss, challenge modes activated, without firing a single gun. Oh, and nobody… Read more...

Add 2TB of Storage To Your Rig for $60

One can never have too much storage, and Seagate’s 2TB BarraCuda is a really great option, especially at its best price ever. Pick one up today for just $60 and add a whole bunch of extra space to your setup. Read more...

People Are Reminiscing About A PS1 JRPG That Didn't Exist

Two game devs made up a classic JRPG to help promote their new game. What they didn’t count on was people believing the fake game was real. Read more...

Quake Champion's Beta Is a Bloody Disaster

Quake Champions is an upcoming free to play arena shooter that revives the beloved franchise. It is currently running a closed beta. It’s bloody and fun in short bursts but it is also amazingly frustrating. Read more...

Dota 2 Patch Makes Death More Punishing

The next mainline Dota 2 patch hit the game’s servers today, and with it came a litany of balance changes meant to address the most pressing concerns in the wake of the Kiev Major. With The International 7 looming on the horizon, it’s time to fine-tune the game that will be played for millions in prizes—and Valve… Read more...

The E3 2017 Press Conference Schedule

We’re four weeks away from E3, when we’ll all gather on the internet for that barrage of endorphins that can only come from live video game press conferences full of gun shooting, cars, and more gun shooting. The show will start on a Saturday this year, thanks to the early risers at Electronic Arts. Let’s break down… Read more...

Project Rap Rabbit Is A Rhythm Game With RPG-Style Rap Battles

Traditional rhythm games give players a series of set songs to tap along to. In Project Rap Rabbit, the newly-announced collaboration between Parappa the Rapper’s Masaya Matsuura and Gitaroo Man’s Keiichi Yano, players participate in rap battles powered by RPG-style dialogue trees. Read more...

Smash Champion Loses First Tournament This Year In Wild Match Against Top Player

Super Smash Bros. Melee champion Adam “Armada” Lindgren lost his first set this year against crowd favorite Joseph “Mango” Marquez at yesterday’s Royal Flush tournament in Atlantic City, New Jersey. After it looked like Lindgren would take home #1, Marquez made an adrenaline-fueled comeback that made the audience go… Read more...

Elgato's Stream Deck Is Fancy Tool For Fancy Streamers

Streamers seeking more control over their broadcasts often use external keypads to do things like switching scenes and controlling chat. Elgato’s $150 Stream Deck aims to replace those makeshift solutions with 15 dedicated LCD buttons capable of handling up to 210 different actions. It’s quite fancy. Read more...

Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 is coming.

Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 is coming. A teaser trailer for the latest all-star Lego Marvel game popped up on Facebook, giving us a brief glimpse of baby Groot and Doctor Strange, suggesting another game rooted in the cinematic universe. Look for more come May 23. Read more...

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader run community: The Wild - Album Review • Phoenix:

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader run community: The Wild - Album Review • Phoenix: My AMD PC Build • Persona 5: Linear Storytelling And Player Immersion Read more...

Here's the First Discount Ever on Nintendo's Official Joy-Con Charging Stand

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is out, which means if you’re lucky enough to own a Nintendo Switch, you probably have already bought an extra set of Joy-Con. Now, they’re easier to charge than ever, as Amazon’s taking $6 off the official Nintendo charging stand, the first discount we’ve ever seen. Read more...

Go Beyond Catan: Carcassonne is Another Fantastic Board Game, And On Sale Today

If you like board games like Settlers of Catan and Agricola, you’ll definitely want to give Carcassonne a try. Today’s price is within about a dollar of the lowest Amazon has ever listed, and a great investment for your next game night. Read more...

Japanese Game Companies That Won't Allow YouTube Comments 

Nintendo America, for example, allows comments on its YouTube videos. The company’s Japanese headquarters does not, and some people online in Japan don’t sound too happy. Read more...

Tokyo Ghoul Gets An Official Cafe With Disgusting-Looking Food

That seems to be the point! An official Tokyo Ghoul eatery is opening in Tokyo later this month features freaky food inspired by the manga. Read more...

Insane Yakuza Character Gets Cute Birthday Greetings

In the Yakuza games, psychotic Goro Majima is known as “Mad Dog of Shimano” for good reason: He’s violent and bonkers. He’s also a fan favorite, which might explain the adorable birthday messages for the character.  Read more...

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