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  • 5 Things To Know About Street Fighter

    …. There’s a “Failblog” Dedicated to the Game The Internet, as you know, is a pretty weird place. That’s doubly true when you consider everything that exists on the web that, well, probably doesn’t need to. Such is not the case with this ever-growing failblog dedicated completely to Street Fighter. It’s mostly filled with weird edits incorporating sound effects and animations from the game into clips of people fighting, animals doing random things, etc. Like this: Like Loading... …

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  • The Year In Snacktaku

    … wins my mouth? For the second year in a row, America has let me down. Lay's 2nd annual "Do Us A Flavor"competition is over, and Cappuccino did not win. Japanese Burger Time As Kotaku East has proven time and time again this year, Japan's concept of a hamburger is very odd. That's exactly what's happening next month with burger chain Lotteria…

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  • Mercy Self-Destructs, A Smash Bros. For Glory Phenomenon

    … not necessarily feel satisfying. EDIT: We've had commenters like buttnothing discuss this sort of thing on Kotaku too: So, there are arguments both for and against mercy-killings, but it's certainly a thing that some players experience, or have to think about how to deal with. I'm not saying you have to do mercy self-destructs in order to exhibit good…

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  • Finally, a Vita Memory Card Deal, Cowboy Bebop, Plus a Lot More

    … advantage of the discount. [Dragon Age: Inquisition, $40] Already included on multiple Kotaku Bests lists. If you're a COD fan you probably already own Advanced Warfare, but if not, you can save $20 on it today. [Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, $40] If you have any kitchen savants on your holiday shopping list, you'll be sure to find a great…

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  • The Latest Final Fantasy Looks to the Original

    … The latest official Final Fantasy game, from current Final Fantasy top man Yoshinori Kitase, was announced in an interview between Kitase and series creator Hironobu Sakaguchi in Weekly Famitsu. Titled Mevius Final Fantasy, the game is being developed in-house and is slated for release on iOS and Android in Spring, 2015. According to Kitase…

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  • The Year in Kotaku East

    … about the country. Yes, that is a meat cleaver, and the bank teller is behind safety glass. Weaponized levels of cute. Public opinion in South Korea is different when it comes to the music industry becoming more and more risqué, hence the controversy. Sakurai worked on the new Smash Bros. games literally 24/7, to the point of becoming injured…

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  • Hatred Returns To Steam Greenlight After Massive Outcry

    … Gamers made their voices known through the digital ether known as the internet. They rallied together under the umbrella of free speech and the battle cry of unfettered creative expression. The result? One of the most controversial decisions that Valve has had to make in recent times was overturned. You may have heard about a little game called…

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  • Hey, Elite: Dangerous Is Actually Out Today

    … After months of early-access alphas and betas and gammas(?), Elite: Dangerous is officially out today. I've been playing various incarnations of Frontier's space-sim off and on for a while now, and I dig it. I started back in August, when I went deep into my VR immersion tank and played a bunch of the game with an Oculus Rift. I'm going…

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  • Famous Celebrities Recreated in Stunning MMO

    … serious. [Photo: mitsuki1269] 사전 캐릭터 생성 조기 종료 안내 [Black Desert Thanks, Sang!] Top photo via: jwpark0505 To contact the author of this post, write to bashcraftATkotaku.com or find him on Twitter @Brian_Ashcraft. Kotaku East is your slice of Asian internet culture, bringing you the latest talking points from Japan, Korea, China and beyond. Tune in every morning from 4am to 8am. …

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  • Classic PC Space Game Returns As A...Tabletop Game

    … that's not a coincidence. "Without the success and popularity of X-Wing Miniatures and other hobbyist games in general, I don't know if we would even be attempting to do this project", Taylor tells Kotaku. "I'm a hobby game fan and have been for years. I own and play Wings of Wars, Blue Max, Silent Death and other fighter games. So it feels pretty…

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  • The Sunday Papers

    … out too, which drops it into sub-HD standard. His owner needs to grit his teeth, think of England and get that out of there. This isn’t 1999 anymore, we won’t tolerate sub-HD dogs with poopy bums. I’ve taken to ditching any old saved games whenever I hop to a new computer, but I can understand the desire to hang on to them and revisit. Pop Matters…

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  • 12/8/2014: Terrifying New Advances In Lego Technology

    … Lego for...lego people?? Are real humans even allowed to buy this stuff? Only Pain Train knows for certain. While you let the concept of little lego pieces swimming through your blood stream settle in, feel free to browse Kotaku Selects, where I round up our best stuff of the week. To contact the author of this post, write to tina@kotaku.com or find her on Twitter at @tinaamini. …

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