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Developer Admits He 'Deserved' To Have Game Removed From Steam After Fake Reviews

Kotaku - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 22:57

There are plenty of sketchy games on Steam, but some are so fishy that the stink even causes Valve’s eyes to water. Platformica was one such game, and now it’s off Steam. Somewhat surprisingly, the game’s developer has admitted that, yeah, he screwed up.


The Sims 4 Celebrity House Update: Vampire The Weeknd

Kotaku - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 22:32

The Celebrity House has a new neighbor, and he’s tryna to put them in the worst mood.


Top Smash Players Want Duck Hunt's Stage Banned

Kotaku - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 22:00

Competitive Super Smash Bros. 4 players are asking for silly dog Duck Hunt’s stage to be banned from tournaments. Its architecture forces players into boring, long sequences where they stare at each other and wait.


Top World of Warcraft Guild Boots Raider Over Sabotage Scandal

Kotaku - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 21:40

In World of Warcraft, major guilds race to pull off world firsts in new raids. It’s serious business. There are, however, limits. One member of a guild called Method thought it would be cool to sabotage another top guild’s efforts. It was not.


A Normal Lost Phone Tries To Explore Trans Identity And Falls Short

Kotaku - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 21:00

A Normal Lost Phone bothers me. As an adventure/puzzle game, it is experimental and intelligent. Players must learn more about a lost phone and its owner. But as the game begins to explore LGBTQ themes, it takes a turn for the uncomfortable.


Flappy Bird Creator Releases Cute, Frustrating New Game

Kotaku - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 20:44

The creator of Flappy Bird, Dong Nguyen, is back after over three years with Ninja Spinki Challenges, which was made in conjunction with the publisher Obokaid’em Games. The new game is absolutely adorable. It’s also very hard.