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  • Destiny's New DLC Will Finally Give Us More To Do

    Explore what waits in The Dark Below. Expand your Destiny adventure with a wealth new weapons, armor, and gear earned in new story quests and missions. Throw down in three new competitive multiplayer arenas. Form a Fireteam and tak ...

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  • Unreal Tournament’s 'Facing Worlds' Is Still The Best Multiplayer Map

    … Above us, the moon. Beneath us, the Earth. In front of us, a massive, three-story tower. Overlapping bleeps and bloops accentuate the eerie calm. We're blasting off into orbit, and you might know where we're headed. Never before, nor since, has Capture the Flag been so much fun. For the uninitiated, here's a little bit of context: Unreal…

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  • A Game Industry Layoff That Didn't Suck (And Four That Did)

    … Today we've got another roundup of stories from people who have gone through the layoff cycles that have become oh-so-common in the world of video games. For months now we've been covering the way game publishers and development studios treat their employees in an attempt to spotlight the painful and unstable environment behind many…

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  • The world's premiere avian dating simulator is coming to PlayStation in 2015.

    … The world's premiere avian dating simulator is coming to PlayStation in 2015. The English release of Hatoful Boyfriend, the visual novel that took the video game and bird-watching communities by storm a few years back arrives on PlayStation 4 and Vita in the 2nd quarter of 2015. This is the oddest, most wonderful news. Read more…

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  • The Safest Way To Take Outposts In Far Cry 4

    … There used to be two main ways to take outposts in Far Cry: sneaking around and stabbing everyone inside, or going in guns blazing. Thanks to the addition of the tiny helicopter, though, Far Cry 4 players have discovered a third option: death from above. Here's YouTuber "punish" showing us all how it's done in a recent gameplay video…

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  • Dragon Age: Inquisition Benchmarked: Graphics And CPU Performance

    … As a long time fan of the series, our mobile editor Tim jumped at the opportunity to preview Dragon Age: Inquisition ahead of release last month. As with Kotaku's impression of the final release, Tim concluded that the fantasy RPG's third iteration is a must-play. Fortunately, that should be doable for most gamers with official recommended…

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  • RoboCop's ED-209 stands proudly over a flaming wreckage in GTA IV.

    … RoboCop's ED-209 stands proudly over a flaming wreckage in GTA IV. Hopefully GTA V will have (at least) the same level of modding support on PC—giving up all this crazy cool stuff would be a real shame. This one was made veteran modder JulioNIB; there's videos and screenies below, and you can download the mod here. GTA IV ED-209 script mod [GTA…

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  • Thrustmaster T300 RS Force Feedback Racing Wheel: The Kotaku Review

    … Thrustmaster's T300 RS force feedback racing wheel is the first officially licensed force feedback driving controller for the PlayStation 4. I am actively afraid of it for the best of reasons. Earlier this year I declared my newfound love of racing controllers. Put off by the herky-jerky force feedback of earlier years, my reintroduction via…

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  • Watch Amiibo Figures Come To Life In Super Smash Bros.

    … new outfits for your Mii racer. They're very nice outfits, mind you, but just outfits. Also note that only ten of the first wave of a dozen figures will work with Mario Kart. Marth and Pikachu return an unsupported figure message when applied. Hyrule Warriors The Amiibo patch for Hyrule Warriors isn't out until next week, so right now the toys have…

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  • Defective Samus Amiibo? More Like Perfected Samus Amiibo

    … The Amiibo Samus figure Redditor Adam "Adamantium126" Truesdale received from Best Buy might not be able to enjoy a cup of coffee or open manual doors, but who cares when you've got double the firepower? According to a Gamespot interview with the lucky owner of no-hands Samus, he didn't even realize the figure had two cannons until a friend…

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  • Where Were You When World Of Warcraft Started Running?

    … If your answer is something along the lines of "sitting in front of my computer cursing", you certainly weren't thinking Blizzard's MMORPG would make it ten years, yet here we are to the day. When World of Warcraft first launched back on November 23 of 2004, I was busy playing EverQuest 2, which had come out just a few short weeks before…

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  • Smash Bros. GameCube Adapters Sold Out, Online Prices Go Nuts

    … "Not a single store in Georgia has any," a local GameStop employee told me over the phone as I called about looking for the GameCube controller released with Super Smash Bros. Wii U. That's explains why the cheapest one on Amazon is $89.99, and why eBay prices are going through the roof. Wii U gamepad be damned, as soon as Nintendo announced…

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  • How GameStop's 'Karissa The Destroyer' Smash Bros. Stunt Went Down

    … At a GameStop event in California earlier this month, a 10-year-old girl trashed pro-level opponents at a special Super Smash Bros. Wii U demo. Quickly proven fake, GameStop finally comes clean on how "Karissa the Destroyer" cleaned up. Smash fans were more than a little ticked off when 10-year-old Karissa's seemingly legendary Super Smash Bros…

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  • Two Hours Of Warlords Of Draenor Spawn Camping In Under Six Minutes

    … Having hit level 100 in World of Warcraft's Warlords of Draenor expansion pack earlier this week, I spent early Thursday morning camping a rare spawn for four hours. I accidentally captured most of it on video. Don't worry, I sped it up. Camping a rare spawn. There's something I've never done in World of Warcraft before. Back in my EverQuest…

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