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Terrifyingly Large Insect Found in China

Kotaku - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:40

Terrifyingly Large Insect Found in China

No, I wasn't planning on sleeping tonight anyway. Or the rest of this month, for that matter.

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Microsoft Closing Xbox Entertainment Studios - News

gamrFeed - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:36

Alongside recent news that Microsoft will be laying off 18,000 staff came the news that included in that number is the team over at Xbox Entertainment Studios.

This team, set up to make new original programming for the Xbox brand, consists of around 200 people, all of whom will now be losing their jobs due to the studio closing. 

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Microsoft has stated that it will be refocusing its efforts on games, which seems to suggest the company is moving away from the TV and Entertainment focus that Don Mattrick put in place previously. 

This is an excerpt from the full story which was originally featured on gamrReview, read the full version here - Microsoft Closing Xbox Entertainment Studios - News

Hori-san & Miyamura-kun School Manga Gets 3rd Video Anime at New Studio

Anime News Network - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:34
Independent anime studio Marone owner Tarō Yamada also hints at 4th episode in OVA series with new director, character designs
Categories: General Anime

Brutal Doom Is About To Become Even More Brutal

Kotaku - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:20

Brutal Doom Is About To Become Even More Brutal

I didn't think it was possible , but there you go.

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Report Shows Just How Disgusting Fast Food Can Be

Kotaku - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:00

Report Shows Just How Disgusting Fast Food Can Be

Over the weekend, fast food companies in China have come under attack after an undercover report by the media revealed that the companies could be serving expired meats — some that may have been expired for over a year!

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F. Javier Gutierrez to Direct Hollywood's 3rd Ring Film

Anime News Network - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:00
Before The Fall director to helm 3rd film inspired by Japanese horror classic
Categories: General Anime

Yokai Watch Used to Score Sex, Says Dubious Magazine

Kotaku - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:40

Yokai Watch Used to Score Sex, Says Dubious Magazine

Let me say that I don't believe the suspect magazine article in question. However, I do think that this is a rather interesting, if not totally unfortunate, example of just how popular Yokai Watch has become in Japan.

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This Pool Is Probably At Maximum Capacity

Kotaku - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:00

This Pool Is Probably At Maximum Capacity

Over the weekend, temperatures in northern China reached upwards of 100 degrees Fahrenheit! That's about 40 degrees Celsius. To avoid the heat, many chose to visit public watering holes such as public pools. It appears way too many people had the same idea.

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Here's What it Takes to Make Star Wars in Minecraft

Kotaku - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 09:30

Here's What it Takes to Make Star Wars in Minecraft

Building unsurprisingly. Lots of building. Oh God so much building. Here's a new video showing the sets and ships being created for Paradise Decay's Minecraft version of Star Wars A New Hope .

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Japanese Box Office, July 12-13

Anime News Network - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 09:30
K: Missing Kings, live-action Say, "I Love You". films debut
Categories: General Anime

What Pikachu Food Really Looks Like

Kotaku - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 09:00

What Pikachu Food Really Looks Like

This weekend in Tokyo, the Pikachu the Movie XY Exhibit opened in Roppongi Hills along with the Pikachu Cafe. Visitors got a hands-on look at the Pokémon movies as well as a chance to scarf down Pikachu burgers . Let's have a look at the festivities!

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Well, Mighty No. 9 Looks Pretty Fun

Kotaku - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 08:31

Well, Mighty No. 9 Looks Pretty Fun

The upcoming mega-man-like from Keiji Inafune has a fairly meaty new trailer.

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Studio Ghibli Might Quit Making Feature Films, Says Report

Kotaku - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 08:00

Studio Ghibli Might Quit Making Feature Films, Says Report

This summer, there's a new Studio Ghibli movie. According to one reported insider, it could be Ghibli's last.

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Japan's Animation TV Ranking, July 7-13

Anime News Network - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 06:15
Live-action GTO, Nobunaga no Chef, Dōsōsei ~Hito wa, Sando, Koi o Suru~ dramas air
Categories: General Anime

Saban Contacts Chroma Squad Game Team Due to Power Ranger Similarities

Anime News Network - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 05:15
Tactical turn-based manager game stars Sentai heroes
Categories: General Anime

But What Does Lorde Think Of The Oculus Rift?

Kotaku - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 04:00

But What Does Lorde Think Of The Oculus Rift?

Lorde, of worldwide music fame, surely has thoughts on a lot of things. Maybe everything. But today, we at this website care only about what she thinks of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset.

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How Awesome Old Box Art Was Made

Kotaku - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 03:30

How Awesome Old Box Art Was Made

Veteran game artist Mike Winterbauer is a crazy person. He's written a book showcasing (and telling the story behind) some classic examples of PC and console cover art, and instead of charging a premium for it, is giving it away for free.

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This is the front page of ESPN.com right now.

Kotaku - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 03:26

This is the front page of ESPN.com right now. I mean, I know EPSN's lesser channels are broadcasting/streaming The International, but still. That's DOTA 2 front and centre on ESPN.com's front page. Crazy.

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GTA III, You Look Different. Faster.

Kotaku - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 03:00

GTA III, You Look Different. Faster.

After four years of work, the team behind Liberty City Nights have released a build of their mod which turns Grand Theft Auto III into a very luminous racing game.

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