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Chinese Splatoon Rip-Off Sure Looks Like Splatoon

Kotaku - Wed, 06/29/2016 - 22:27

Something about this Chinese mobile game looks… similar... to another game I like. I can’t quite place it, though.

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Mafia III Promises An Open World That You Can Actually Change, Ever So Slightly

Kotaku - Wed, 06/29/2016 - 22:00

Mafia III, due out later this year on consoles and PC, has a few interesting things going for it. It’s a crime story set in a fictionalized version of 1960s New Orleans. It has a black protagonist. Here’s a less obvious distinctive trait: its open world can be changed.

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Fallout 4 Mods on PlayStation 4 Delayed Indefinitely

Just Push Start - Wed, 06/29/2016 - 21:58
Bethesda announced today that the beta for Fallout 4 mods for the PlayStation 4 has been delayed indefinitely. “We regret to say that the PS4 Mods Beta for Fallout 4 has been delayed. We will update everyone when we can,” says Bethesda via Twitter. Sorry folks, PS4 owners will have to wait a tad longer to get their mods downloaded on their copy of Fallout 4. We’ll let you know once Bethesda posts an update about the mod’s release date.

Metal Insider Top 5: GG Allin metal covers

Metal Insider - Wed, 06/29/2016 - 21:54
Depending who you ask, one can say that one of the most controversial frontman and entertainer in recent history of rock and roll was the late GG Allin. Going from self-mutilation, coprophagia, assault and many other stage antics that are still talked about nowadays are part of GG Allin’s history which ended 23 years ago […]
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Gamestop PlayStation VR Pre-orders Open Again On June 30

Just Push Start - Wed, 06/29/2016 - 21:51
Gamestop is going to re-open pre-orders for the PlayStation VR device tomorrow. This is a good chance to secure your unit for launch as nobody is sure how many will be in stock at retail stores this October. Sony announced on the PlayStation Blog: As promised, we’re opening our summer wave of PS VR pre-orders starting Thursday, June 30 at 7:00 AM Pacific on GameStop.com. Supplies are limited, and this is your final chance to pre-order. If you miss out, we will have product available in retail stores nationwide at launch . The PlayStation VR unit will be out on October 13th, 2016 and will cost $399.

How Overwatch's Competitive Mode Works

Kotaku - Wed, 06/29/2016 - 21:40

If you’re too dang skilled for the mortal riffraff in Overwatch’s regular modes, you’ll be excited to hear that the PC version just got a competitive alternative (it’s coming to console next week). It’s got rankings, golden guns, golden balls—all that good stuff. So, how does it work? Let me explain.

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Japanese Comic Ranking, June 20-26

Anime News Network - Wed, 06/29/2016 - 21:30
Tokyo Ghoul:re, The Seven Deadly Sins, Berserk, Omoi, Omoware, Furi, Furare, Ahiru no Sora in top 5
Categories: General Anime

Interview: Coffee talk with Megadeth’s David Ellefson

Metal Insider - Wed, 06/29/2016 - 20:49
  David Ellefson is a busy man. In addition to having been the bassist of Megadeth for the majority of the band’s career, he also has his own record label, EMP Label Group. But that’s not all – an avid coffee fan, he recently formed his own coffee company, Ellefson Coffee Co., in partnership with […]
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BioShock Collection Leaks (Yet Again)

Kotaku - Wed, 06/29/2016 - 20:30

After leaking once in September, then again in February, then in March, it appears the BioShock collection is ready to leak for real this time.

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Classicaloid Anime Reveals Additional Cast, Composers in 2nd Promo Video

Anime News Network - Wed, 06/29/2016 - 20:30
Tomokazu Sugita, Yuuki Kaji, more star in October musical comedy anime
Categories: General Anime

Zarya From Overwatch Has Become A Gay Icon, Ironically

Kotaku - Wed, 06/29/2016 - 20:17

Lots of Overwatch fans read the game’s proud, pink-haired Russian lady soldier Zarya as gay. While perhaps not a huge deal on its own, that interpretation conflicts with homophobic views widely held in Russia and backed by the state, forcing Russian Overwatch players to reconcile two clashing interpretations of a widely admired character.

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Japan's Video Game Rankings, 20-26

Anime News Network - Wed, 06/29/2016 - 20:00
Story of Seasons, Caligula, Minecraft, Mario & Sonic at the Rio Olympic Games, Refrain games ship
Categories: General Anime

The Steam Mobile App Is Finally On Windows Phones

Kotaku - Wed, 06/29/2016 - 19:46

Increasingly, the Steam mobile app is vital if you want to make optimal use of Steam’s features. Using the Steam marketplace to buy and sell items is a horrible chore without it, among other things. And yet, for years it’s been restricted to iOS and Android. Thankfully, Valve’s finally changed that.

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PlayStation Plus Games for July Announced; Includes Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell and Fat Princess

Just Push Start - Wed, 06/29/2016 - 19:32
Following in the footsteps of last month, we got a couple of exciting titles, plus a couple of old favorites. The big release is Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell, with the indie title Furi on the PlayStation 4. In addition to those, there is Fat Princess and Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood on the PlayStation 3, with the Vita getting Oreshika: Tainted Bloodlines and Prince of Persia: Revelation. As an added bonus, PlayStation Plus members also get early access to Paragon, along with an additional starter pack. This pack will include three master challenges for Gadget, Murdock and Rampage, which unlock skins, XP boosts, emotes, deck slots and more.  

New Digimon Universe TV Anime Casts Umeka Shouji, Motoko Kumai

Anime News Network - Wed, 06/29/2016 - 19:30
New Digimon anime premieres October
Categories: General Anime

Archie Only Has One Girlfriend Now

Kotaku - Wed, 06/29/2016 - 19:30

The improbable love triangle between Archie Andrews, Betty Cooper, and Veronica Lodge is a core part of the classic version of America’s Favorite Teenager. But last year’s reboot changed all of that . Last week, Veronica moved in with Archie. Things got weird.

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D3Publisher Makes PlayStation VR Romance Adventure Game

Anime News Network - Wed, 06/29/2016 - 19:30
D3 Publisher opened a teaser website on Wednesday for a romance adventure game for PlayStation VR. The game's title is Shiawase-sou no Kanrinin-san (Manager...
Categories: General Anime

Sentai Filmworks Licenses Food Wars! The Second Plate Anime

Anime News Network - Wed, 06/29/2016 - 19:26
Series premieres in Japan on July 2
Categories: General Anime