The Best of Kotaku, This WeekS

I've featured deviantART user wazzy88 here on Kotaku before. But, being a huge fan of Wall-E, I couldn't help but feature his Pokéball work again. Wazzy88 has plenty of other half Pokémon, half other nerdy things that I also enjoy up on his deviantART page that you should check out.

Moving on to our Best Of content this week, we kick things off as usual with a comment from the community.

If you want to see the list of nominations (and other random conversations) you can head to my most recent nomination post that goes up every Friday here.

Want to suggest an article, comment, tweet, or any other content on Kotaku to be featured for a weekly Best Of nomination? Drop me a line at tina@kotaku.com with the subject line of "Best Of Nomination." Or any other subject line that will help me sort through and search for them. I'm not too picky.


The Best Comment From The Community

This week's best comment is a comment on the lackluster votes received for this week's nomination. It saddens me that we've reached this point. It's my fault. I brought up the cute corgi.

I come in here to see good comment nominations and instead all I see are dogs and shameless self-promotion. FOCUS, PEOPLE.


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