Last week, there was some commotion on Twitch over the removal of certain butt emotes. This week, Twitch clarified its new standards for emote approval, and man, some of these guidelines are golden.
Splatoon’s last big event asks one impossible, divisive question: are you Team Marie or Team Callie? It will be a waifu war for the ages.
Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: In Defense of a Death: Final Fantasy XIV • Fire Emblem Conquest: The TAY Review • Victory Achieved: My Level 1 Journey Through Dark Souls • Destiny Ruined Overwatch For Me
The more people get into Overwatch, the more Overwatch cosplay we see. The more we see, the better it gets. And few have been better than this Genji getup.
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Exploration has always been at the heart of the Pokémon series. A young person strikes out on a monster-collecting adventure, learning about the world around them along the way. My brief time with Pokémon Go felt like that, albeit on a slightly smaller scale.
What would the soundtrack of a brutally violent, post-apocalyptic Japan sound like? In Suda51’s latest, Let It Die, it’d be a rock playlist of Japanese Indie bands hand-picked by Silent Hill music legend Akira Yamaoka. But for these current times, Yamaoka would recommend listening to Dizzy Mizz Lizzy.
Track: This Must Be The Place | Artist: Miles Fisher | Album: Miles Fisher EP
UPDATE - 6/30, 8:04am: It’s official: BioShock Collection is coming out September 13 for PS4, Xbox One, and PC. It’ll include BioShock, BioShock 2, and BioShock Infinite, although the latter game won’t be remastered on PC.
Overnight, footage of some silly-looking characters from the upcoming Pokémon: Sun and Moon leaked online. No way they could be real. Turns out, they were.
It’s really quite something else. Slated for mobile, Pocket All-Stars Smash Bros. might sound like Smash Bros. How it plays, though, is totally different.
Hunter x Hunter manga artist Yoshihiro Togashi, who is well-known for taking breaks, is going back on, you guess it, a break.
Red Bridge. Nikko, Japan. By Vittorio Giorgi.
The Toyobaru twins were always seen as throwbacks to the days of old AE86s and the drifting manga that made them famous. Now Toyota of the UK is completing the circle with an Initial D-tribute concept car.
A lot of people have played World of Warcraft over the years, but not many have kept a diary of their entire experience with the game like reader Shawn Holmes has. He’s compiled over eight years of experience as a guild leader into a journal series that has just wound up.
The Orion vs Activision Steam removal saga continues. Trek Industries’ David Prassel says that Activision contacted him with evidence that certain in-game assets were directly ripped from Call of Duty: Black Ops 3. The artist responsible has apparently been fired. Check the update to my original story for more.
When Disney Infinity was cancelled, it took a lot of in-development projects with it. Some of those involved Star Wars, others Benedict Cumberbatch, but one we hadn’t seen until now (though we did at least know of its existence) is a whole playset devoted to Moana, Disney’s next animated feature film.