Splatoon 2 is out for the Nintendo Switch, and it’s even better than the original. If you haven’t picked up a copy yet, Prime members can still save 20% on a physical copy, which brings it down to $48 (discount shown at checkout). If you’ve finished Breath of the Wild and are getting bored of Mario Kart, this is the…
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Maybe you’ve been to Japan or plan on going. Perhaps you recently moved here, or it could be that you’re simply interested in the country. Japanese manners can be complex and filled with all sorts of intricacies that are tricky to navigate. The following tips can help.
Gamers in Japan love RPGs. But which ones are their favorites? Weekly Famitsu set out to answer that question in a recent poll.
Popular Japanese manga and anime One Piece is getting a live-action television version. It will not be a Japanese TV adaptation, but a foreign one.
Water and Sky. Xichang, China. By Chris Davidson.
Blizzard is at the San Diego Comic Con, and as part of their presence they’ve got some official cosplay of the newest Overwatch character, Doomfist. It is, even by Overwatch standards, absolutely fantastic.
Update 7/20: MassDrop recently put a limited supply of these back on sale, if you missed out last month.
Tendril is a studio that was hired three years ago by Ubisoft Toronto to help sell a game idea to Ubisoft’s HQ in Paris. That game is Starlink, and their pitch involved all kinds of work, from “preliminary vision” through to concept development, ship design, environments and even a trailer.
There are few more difficult ways to win Civilization VI than to score a Culture victory (which is kinda busted) on the game’s hardest difficulty setting. Hats off to Tater596, then, for not only pulling it off, but managing to do so without going to war.
Look out, Nazi scum! We’re continuing our playthrough of Wolfenstein: The New Order live now on Twitch.
Josh Wittmann was playing a game of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds the other day when server lag struck, stranding all 100 players on the plane before they were forcibly ejected, landing everyone at the same location. While some folks fled for their lives, the rest did the honourable thing and just started swinging.
A sub-eleven minute run of the original Portal is a big deal for the game’s speedrunning community, but the accomplishment is even better when viewed listening to Franz Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2.
Today on highlight Reel we have personal space issues, stun grenades, Destiny 2 slacking, and much more!
The last chance to preorder and save on Anker’s truly wireless earbuds, the simplest cold brew coffee maker, and the Philips Hue White starter kit lead off Thursday’s best deals.
Great news, Voltron fans: the third season of Netflix and Dreamwork’s animated Voltron reboot is coming a lot sooner than you’d think. The bad news is that you’re going to get a little less of it than you were expecting.
It took more than 50 years for Steven Weber’s father to tell his son he loved him. By the time he said the words, Steven’s father was overcome with dementia, living out his final days wheelchair-bound. Yet Steven’s father is the reason he bought the ‘68 Camaro back in 1973. It’s the reason he’s held onto it all these…
Some games focus on escapism while others seek to render the world with some semblance of digital realism. American Truck Simulator falls in the second category, which is why in its next update the game will be closing players’ access to California’s coastal Highway 1 for a portion near Big Sur.
Details on Star Trek: Discovery have been fairly scarce—we’ve got a few good general ideas, but nothing specific. That’s changed now, because a bevy of props and images are currently on display at San Diego Comic-Con, and while Starfleet is always Starfleet, the Klingons are stealing the show.