The next PlayStation is three years away, Sony boss Tsuyoshi “John” Kodera told reporters in Japan last night, confirming Kotaku’s reporting from last month that we won’t see the PS5 for a long time. Despite rumors floating around earlier this year, the PS4 is going to stick around for a while.
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Track: Sometimes | Artist: James | Album: Laid
This is called May’s Garden House Restaurant. Located in Bangkok, it is the first officially licensed Totoro themed restaurant in the world.
Sunset Overdrive PC just popped up on the Korean Ratings Board website, which often reveals games before they’re officially announced. Make of it what you will. [Thanks, Sang!]
Nintendo is releasing a new Switch bundle in Japan. A My Nintendo Store exclusive, it’s cheaper and has less stuff.
During the 1980s, in the wake of Star Wars and Apocalypse Now, George Lucas and Francis Ford Coppola produced one of the most daring—and in Japan, most controversial—films ever made. Paul Schrader’s Mishima: A Life In Four Chapters is unlike anything before or since.
(G)I-DLE only debuted less than a month ago, but they recently clutched their first music show win with Latata — becoming one of the fastest groups to reach that point in their careers.
Sergii Golotovskiy is a freelance concept artist based in Poland.
Track: Governor Switch | Artist: Narco Debut | Album: Garden Dreams
Double Fine is publishing the next game from Playables, the makers of the wonderfully weird Plug & Play. It’s called KIDS, and it’s described as a project about “the psychology of the group” in which you move against crowds. The game will be out this year on PC/mobile alongside a film and a full-blown art exhibition.
Adidas has a whole line of Dragon Ball sneakers coming later this year, and most of them suck. It’s a bummer, but some custom designers from Australia are here to try and fix things.
We try to keep our cosplay coverage as global as possible here on Kotaku, but there’s always room for surprises, stories from communities of fans we’ve never encountered before. Like some tailors from Nepal, who work full-time creating replicas of their favourite movie costumes.
Weary of constantly swapping out my favorite headphones with a gaming headset for multiplayer games, I took a look at three great add-on mics. Depending on your setup and preferences, one of these premium mics will have you serving and receiving salt without sacrificing sweet audio quality or comfort.
Last month, dadabouin went and did something I’ve never seen accomplished in Civilization VI before: he built 34 wonders in the one city, arranged in a way that has me thankful Civ VI doesn’t have Independence Day’s landmark-destroying aliens in its faction lineup.