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The Best Star Wars Video Game

Kotaku - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 21:00

You’ve no doubt seen countless lists of the best video games set in the Star Wars universe today. Boring. I’d like to try something a little different , and tell you what the best Star Wars video game is.

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Fan starts crowdfunding campaign to buy Dave Grohl

Metal Insider - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 20:54
The last time there was any sort of legal exchange of money to posses a human being, we had a war and things turned out pretty ugly. That doesn’t to be a concern for a man who’s trying to purchase Foo Figthers frontman Dave Grohl for himself, as in giving money to someone to actually own Dave […]
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Apparent Audio of a Man Beating His Partner Played Over a Videogame Livestream

Kotaku - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 20:50

Several extremely disturbing videos uploaded to YouTube Tuesday night and Wednesday morning purport to be audio of a user on the video game website Twitch beating a woman as she screams and pleads for him to stop. The videos are generating a fair amount of online outrage, including on Reddit and Twitter; in the meantime, it remains unclear if the man has been identified and if the woman he can be heard abusing is safe.

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Voice Actress Kanako Toujô Gets Married, Aims to Move Overseas

Anime News Network - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 20:20
Naruto Shippūden's Karin actress looks to start a family overseas
Categories: General Anime

Both Star Wars: The Force Unleashed games are now backwards compatible on Xbox One, Microsoft announ

Kotaku - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 20:17

Both Star Wars: The Force Unleashed games are now backwards compatible on Xbox One, Microsoft announced today. While it’s not the Knights of the Old Republic remake I’ve been hoping for, it’s something.

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Modders Are Adding New Locations To Stardew Valley

Kotaku - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 20:05

Stardew Valley is a game about two opposing yet complimentary forces: routine and discovery. What happens, though, when you run out of things to discover? Why, you build more, of course.

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Inter Arma make pretty nooses

Metal Insider - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 19:46
Inter Arma has set quite the bar for themselves after releasing an eye-opening debut (2010’s Sundown), a mammoth follow-up that landed on tons of year-end lists (2013’s Sky Burial), and a 45 minute single-track EP (2014’s The Cavern). Their new album, Paradise Gallows (out July 8th via Relapse), is likely to continue this trend.   […]
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Dragonball: Evolution's Writer Issues Apology to Fans

Anime News Network - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 19:15
Derek Padula, author of The Dao of Dragon Ball book and scriptwriter for Dragon Ball Z: Light of Hope live-action pilot, contacted Dragon Ball Z: Evolution...
Categories: General Anime

Stream Gorguts’ ‘Pleaides Dust’ now!

Metal Insider - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 19:05
We’ve already gotten to hear two excerpts of Gorguts’  forthcoming Pleaides’ Dust, and the EP is finally going to be coming out next Friday (13) on Season of Mist. Thankfully, we don’t have to wait that long to hear it, as Decibel are streaming it right now! The band definitely made a left turn by making the […]
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Seven-Year-Old Mario Maker Creator Just Hopes Nintendo Won't Delete His Levels Again

Kotaku - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 19:00

My heart broke after reading a letter from a seven year old fan named Daniel, who was hoping I’d play his Mario Maker stage. The problem? He feared Nintendo would delete it before I had a chance to check it out.

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Buy Any Xbox One Bundle, Get a $50 Amazon Card and Two Extra Games

Kotaku - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 18:44

For a limited time, when you buy one of eight Xbox One bundles, Amazon will throw in a copy of Halo 5 Limited Edition, Forza Horizon 2, and a $50 Amazon gift card that you could use on another game or an extra controller (or, you know, anything else on Amazon).

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I Can Finally Play Star Wars: Shadows Of The Empire Whenever I Want

Kotaku - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 18:35

Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire, much like the recently re-released Star Wars: Rogue Squadron , used to be a pain to get your hands on. Now, though, it’s just a few clicks away.

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Live-Action Film of A Girl at the Bottom of Onna Hierarchy Manga Opens May 28

Anime News Network - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 18:20
Story follows girl at the bottom of high school's pecking order who imagines revenge
Categories: General Anime

People Are Mass-Disliking The Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Trailer

Kotaku - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 18:06

It may surprise you to hear that YouTube, a place well-known for civility and intelligent discussions, is full of people saying mean things about the new Call of Duty trailer. As of right now, the video has 221,657 dislikes, and that number is going up by a few hundred every minute.

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Metal By Numbers 5/4: The charts have a dark side

Metal Insider - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 17:49
Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It’s May the 4th, a day to celebrate the month that Star Wars movies used to come in. While I’m a huge Star Wars I can’t get past the fact that saying “May the Fourth be […]
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Spider-Man And Iron Man Have Beef Now

Kotaku - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 17:35

Spider-Man and Iron Man have been on-and-off allies for decades and worked in close partnership on the Avengers. Nowadays, they’re more like frenemies.

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To Love-Ru -Trouble- Darkness OVA Adapts 54th, 55th Chapter

Anime News Network - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 17:20
2nd planned OVA ships with 17th volume on December 2 starring Haruka Tomatsu, Sayuri Yahagi
Categories: General Anime

May the 4th be with you: The four best fourth albums

Metal Insider - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 17:18
Today is the international day of Star Wars, based on today being May 4th, which is based on ‘May the Force be With You.’ While Star Wars movies are great, now that Disney acquired Lucasfilm and we’re going to be getting pretty much another Star Wars movie every year until long after we’ve shuffled off this mortal […]
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