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TMI, Miitomo Friends

Kotaku - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 22:00

My Mii’s popularity in Nintendo’s mobile app, Miitomo, has been capped at level 20 weeks now. With my waning interest, I find myself visiting my mii less often. It’s okay though because I had some great fun with friends and acquaintances on there. I’ll cherish their silliness forever, especially their TMI moments.


Dedicated Fans Can Get 8" Tora Figure with 13 Blu-ray/DVD Volume Purchases

Anime News Network - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 21:45
Ushio & Tora fans who purchase all 13 home video releases of Ushio & Tora can apply to receive a 20cm (about 8in) Tora figure. Each Blu-ray volume costs...
Categories: General Anime

Halo and Chrono Trigger Collide In the Newest Episode of Super Gaming Quiz

Kotaku - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 21:00

Current games! Retro Games! Terrible games! Gaming podcasts are nothing new, but you’ll be hard pressed to find one like Super Gaming Quiz Alpha Turbo.


What Have Been Your Favorite Games for 2016 So Far?

Kotaku - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 20:00

Can you believe we’re just days away from June? We’re almost to the halfway point of this crazy year. Where did the time go? And why haven’t I made a noticeable dent in my backlog yet? Oh that’s right. Too many new, shiny games.


Join NERV's Godzilla Division With Bags, Keychains. and Storage Bins

Anime News Network - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 19:45
The only organization strong enough to take on all the Godzilla and Unit 01 crossover merchandise is U.N. NERV's Anti-Godzilla Division. The specialized...
Categories: General Anime

There's a Song in Nier That Drives Me Up The Wall

Kotaku - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 19:00

There’s a village, The Aerie, which your character visits at the beginning of Nier. Its cacophonous theme is....surprising.


The Original PlayStation's Most Valuable Games

Kotaku - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 18:00

With nearly 2,000 games in its arsenal, the PlayStation has one of the largest libraries in gaming history.


Hello Kitty & My Melody Step Out for Adventure in Super Mario Maker

Anime News Network - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 17:45
Sanrio's Hello Kitty and My Melody are joining the roster of Nintendo's Super Mario Maker Wii U level-creating game. The two mascots join Nisekoi's Chitoge,...
Categories: General Anime

I Relied on Stealth Way Too Much in Uncharted 4

Kotaku - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 17:00

The most fun I ever had using stealth mechanics was in Ape Escape. Now, thanks to all the conveniently placed tall grass in A Thief’s End, Uncharted 4 has become a strong contender as my favorite—and I’m a bit annoyed with myself for that.


How To Counter Overwatch's Most Overused Heroes

Kotaku - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 16:00

If you’ve spent some serious time with Overwatch you’ve likely noticed some heroes getting much more play time than others. Whether it’s a whole team of Bastions or a single aggravating Widowmaker, not knowing how to counter a character can be frustrating for any player new to Blizzard’s team-based shooter.


Venom Inc. North American tour starts next week – win tickets!

Metal Insider - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 15:26
When your band is influential enough to have a whole genre of metal named after one of your songs (that’d be “Black Metal”), then it’s safe to say you have a legacy. And when Venom founding members Jeffrey “Mantas” Dunn and Anthony “Abbadon” Bray formed Venom Inc. last year with onetime member Tony “Demolition Man” […]
Categories: Music

Today's Best Deals: Cold Brew, Eneloops, Beach Chairs, Hammocks

Kotaku - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 15:15

Homemade cold brew, multiple Eneloop Power Packs to choose from, and hammocks and beach chairs are just the start of today’s best deals.


Kotaku 'Shop Contest: Vantendo Special Edition

Kotaku - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 15:00

At the beginning of May the house that Mario built and Vans announced they would be partnering to release some special kicks featuring various Nintendo characters. Some look pretty nifty! Others... not so much.


This Week in Business: Famous Boy Robot

Kotaku - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 14:00

QUOTE | “We see this as an excellent opportunity to build on the rich legacy of the Mega Man video game series and introduce the famous boy robot to a whole new generation of kids worldwide.” - DHX chief content officer Asaph Fipke gets everyone stoked for a new Mega Man cartoon.


Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress Can Be Scary, But It Could Be Scarier

Kotaku - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 13:00

One thing that fascinates us about zombies is the absence of humanity—from both the dead and the living. This begets moral ambiguity, and upheaval of societal norms. For some, zombies may be overused but for me? I’m terrified of them. Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress sometimes feeds into my obsessions with the undead. And sometimes, not so much.


Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress Gets MMORPG in China

Anime News Network - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 13:00
Steampunk action anime's distribution halted in China
Categories: General Anime

Hoy, Small Fry! We're Ben and Narelle, and We're Taking Over Kotaku

Kotaku - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 12:45

We’ve been hiding in plain sight this whole time. You may have seen us around on Kotaku’s Reader-Run TAY Blog as GiantBoyDetective and Zarnyx. But for the next three days, we’ll be your guest editors here on Kotaku. Come have some fun with us!


Root Letter Game's English-Subtitled 4th Trailer Highlights Story

Anime News Network - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 12:00
Kadokawa Games ships PS4/PS Vita adventure game in Japan on June 16
Categories: General Anime

Track: The Sidewinder | Artist: Lee Morgan | Album: The Sidewinder

Kotaku - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 12:00

Track: The Sidewinder | Artist: Lee Morgan | Album: The Sidewinder


Sixteen Years Old and a Special Effects Make-Up Wizard

Kotaku - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 11:33

This is Lara. She’s sixteen, self-taught and very talented.