From the outside, Tumblr looks like a mess. As a platform that has become the main hub for people who like fanart, fanfiction and talking about ships, Tumblr has gained a reputation for creators being driven away because of rampant harassment and abuse. From the inside, its users agree, but they don’t know where else…
Overwatch has a massive, near unavoidable fandom. After a year, which ‘ship reigns supreme?
While it’s possible to play Overwatch and not pay attention to its lore, there’s a part of that game’s fandom that loves it for its lore. These fans theorize about character backgrounds, make fan art, and often obsess over the possible romantic pairing in the game, known as “shipping.” They imagine former friends…
Well, the Meowth is out of the bag now. Thanks to datamining of the recent Sun and Moon demo, we now know what a good portion of the Alolan Pokedex will look like, including many monsters which haven’t even been announced yet. (Spoilers ahead.)
By now you probably know about Pokémon Sun and Moon’s preorder bonus, which gives you access to a Snorlax with a special move called Pulverizing Pancake. Turns out, waking Snorlax up can get pretty ugly in Alola.
Given that its first evolutionary form is literally just a bunch of eggs, Exeggutor has always been one of the sillier Pokémon designs in the compendium. But the introduction of Sun and Moon’s new Alola Form takes things to a whole new level.
Most Overwatch characters are not related to each other, but as far as the community is concerned? The roster might as well be a big ‘ol family. Soldier 76, with his grumpy gruffness and ample experience in the field, is of course the dad.
Meet the newest Pokémon, Yungoos. The internet thinks he looks kiiiind of familiar.
Damn. That sure was one hell of a Game of Thrones episode, huh? (SPOILERS AHEAD!)
Turns out, things can get pretty silly when you’re stuck inside a vault for most of your life. Who would have thought?
Dragon Ball Xenoverse lets players create their own custom characters, which they can then insert into classic DBZ storylines. The character creator is pretty robust, too—which also means that players are having a lot of fun with the tool.
As awesome as owning Pokémon would be, it would undoubtedly come with some drawbacks—just like owning real pets would. But if the newest Pokémon trend is anything to go by, it would be kind of hard to stay mad at our Pokémon.
Yesterday's Nintendo Direct about Smash Bros was full of news—and much of it was so exciting to fans, they couldn't help but get pumped about it all.
If you're a lover of niche video game Tumblrs, here's a fantastic one: Video Game Foliage. "A blog dedicated to the beautiful and weird approximations of plants found in video games."
Are you surprised? I'm not surprised. I don't think anyone is surprised. Pokémon is one of the more popular franchises on Kotaku, too, especially in recent days since the release of X and Y.
All that 'officially' exists of this anime is about 30 seconds of young, hunky swimmers. That's it; the anime isn't real. It doesn't even have a name. The clip is a promotional thing for the Kyoto Animation studio, but that hasn't stopped anyone from falling in love with the idea of the anime according to The Daily…