You’re a superhero on a team with Cable, the bad-ass mutant warrior who comes from the future. You need to hold onto hope, to hear that there’s a reason to keep fighting the good fight. But you’re also on a team with Wade Wilson.
Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: I Couldn’t Be More Excited For The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II • Dark Souls & Me: A Brief History • My Experience With and Thoughts on My First VR Demo • My Favorites of E3: 1 Week Later • Sony Set a New Standard for E3 Press Conferences
This is what the first official Transformers animated series for adults looks like. So far, so good.
Spencer’s and Nintendo have teamed up to plunge The Legend of Zelda series into darkness. The first official Shadow Link action figure leads an army of red and black merchandise to the mall retailer’s shelves next month, with a brief stop-off at the increasingly crowded Toy Time desk.
Released this week for Android and iOS, Teeny Titans combines Cartoon Networks’ second-best Teen Titans show with the collect-and-battle mechanics of Pokemon to create something wonderful.
All throughout the weekend, the Community Effort Orlando fighting game tournament will host dozens of players from all around the world as they compete in pursuit of glory and fabulous cash prizes.
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If you don’t know 18-year-old Koyama Miki (小山美姫), you’re far from alone, but it’s definitely ignorance you should correct. She’s in the Japanese Formula Four Championships and, like a lot of young racers, she’s gunning for a slot in F1. She’s good enough that Honda just let her thrash an S660 in a brand new commercial.
Independence Day is big, dumb, and full of heart. The special effects may look a little hokey in 2016, but that’s to be expected. It’s disaster porn, but hey, it’s damn good disaster porn. The sequel, unfortunately, is a turd.
In Counter-Strike, players can earn, trade, and sell cosmetic flourishes for their weapons. Over time, this has given rise to a thriving unofficial gambling scene. Players bet skins with real world value on CSGO eSports matches. For some, it’s a means of making an awful lot of money. It can also be awfully sketchy,…
It’s officially summer! Time to crank the AC and play some video games.
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If you find yourself in need of a lot of extra storage, you can get a 5TB external for just $110 today from Newegg’s eBay storefront. What a world.
The past few weeks have been a lil’ busy, but Worth Reading, our collection of the best games writing around, has returned. Let’s start off with a close examination of a beloved RPG that’s never gotten an official release.
This morning, studio TRIGGER announced the television adaption of hit shojo anime Little Witch Academia. Yoh Yoshinari, whose work appears in Gurren Lagann and Kill la Kill, will return to direct the 30-minute episodes. We will update when a release date is confirmed.
The Steam Summer Sale is in full swing, which means deals out the proverbial wazoo. Here are some things to keep in mind if you want to come away with plenty of games and a not entirely empty wallet.
Over at Kotaku UK, Julian Benson conducted interviews about what the UK leaving the European Union could mean for game developers. Developers expressed concerns about hiring and their studios’ financial futures. It’s an on-the-ground look that’s worth reading in full.