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Tokyo's Giant Godzilla Statue Looks Amazing in the Rain

Kotaku - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:00

Tokyo's Giant Godzilla Statue Looks Amazing in the Rain

Previously, Kotaku published photos of Tokyo's new giant Godzilla statue when it was nice and sunny. But right now, the weather's awful in Tokyo, and giant Godzilla has never looked better.

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Drift Inside A Jaeger At Legendary's SDCC Booth with Oculus VR

Anime News Network - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:00
Those who have always harbored dreams of piloting a giant robot can finally get their chance this weekend at San Diego Comic Con... if virtual reality...
Categories: General Anime

Dark Souls Director Wants to Make a Warm, Fuzzy Game

Kotaku - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 11:40

Dark Souls Director Wants to Make a Warm, Fuzzy Game

Earlier this year, From Software of Demon's Souls, Dark Souls, as well as the upcoming Bloodborne fame was purchased by Japanese corporate giant Kadokawa with Dark Souls' director, Hidetaka Miyazaki, taking on the reins as president of From Software.

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The Sport of Japanese Apologizing

Kotaku - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 11:20

The Sport of Japanese Apologizing

After losing a game, you might think what this Japanese baseball team did was rather extreme. Then again, you might think this is pretty great.

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Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris announced for December - Coming to PS4, Xbox One and PC as a digital download

Just Push Start - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 11:00

Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris

Square Enix announced today the release date of Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris.

Fans who loved the Guardian of Light that was released a couple of years ago can look forward to the sequel, Temple of Osiris, this December 9th. The game will be available as a digital download on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.

According to what was revealed at E3, Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris will put Lara in another new Egyptian mystery. One of the characters that Lara will meet along the way are Cartel Bell and the ancient Egyptian gods Horus and Isis.

What Devil's Third is About and Why it's a Wii U Exclusive

Kotaku - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 11:00

What Devil's Third is About and Why it's a Wii U Exclusive

Devil's Third, was announced as a Wii U exclusive at E3 this year. A bit of a surprise considering the game was originally slated for release on the PS3 and Xbox 360. So why the change in platforms? And what's the game about?

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Street Fighter Characters Enjoy the Beach with Udon SDCC Exclusives

Anime News Network - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 11:00
Today is the first official day of San Diego Comic Con for general attendees, which means buried deep within the throngs of people in the exhibit hall...
Categories: General Anime

Tron Light Cycle Banned from Chinese City Streets. Wait, What?

Kotaku - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:40

Tron Light Cycle Banned from Chinese City Streets. Wait, What?

A man in Nanjing, China owns a Tron Light Cycle replica—make that, a Tron Light Cycle he cannot ride on the streets of that city.

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Persona 4 Arena Ultimax Game's Marie Character Promo Streamed

Anime News Network - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:32
Persona 4 The Golden character available as DLC in PS3 fighting game shipping August 28 in Japan, September 30 in N. America
Categories: General Anime

Why Superstar Saga Was The Best Mario RPG Of Its Time

Kotaku - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:20

Why Superstar Saga Was The Best Mario RPG Of Its Time

Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga was the third Mario RPG released after Legend of the Seven Stars and Paper Mario. But what made it stand out? What was missing from the first two? ReallyFreakinClever's opinion is that it was none other than Luigi.

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PS4 1.75 Firmware Update will add 3D Blu-Ray Playback - Coming next week

Just Push Start - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:00

PS4 1.75 Firmware

PlayStation Japan announced today that a new firmware update will be coming to the PS4 sometime next week.

One of the big features the upcoming PS4 1.75 firmware will have is the 3D Blu-Ray playback. According to the Twitter page of SCEJ, we can expect the firmware next week, though no definite date was announced.

“Out next week! PS4 system software update 1.75 will add Blu-ray 3D playback,”

We’ll let you know when the new firmware is out on the PS4.

Inside Japan's Newest Video Game Museum

Kotaku - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:00

Inside Japan's Newest Video Game Museum

Japan's new video game museum , the Huis Ten Bosch Game Museum, opened earlier this month. Here's a look at what's inside.

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Cosplay Turns Bath Time into Fun Time

Kotaku - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 09:00

Cosplay Turns Bath Time into Fun Time

Bathing is important, sure—especially in Japan, where families take baths together. Why not make it more interesting by covering yourself in face paint, like this dad?

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Teaser Poster for Jurassic World Has Dystopian Flair

Kotaku - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 08:30

Teaser Poster for Jurassic World Has Dystopian Flair

I'm liking the look of this Jurassic World poster, released today at Comic-Con, despite my extreme prejudice against scientifically inaccurate dinosaurs that have no feathers. Nice to see the dinosaur hanging out in the garbage near a city construction site. Urban raptors are the next logical step.

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Batman: Arkham Knight Pre-Order Story DLCs Unveiled - Get it at Gamestop

Just Push Start - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 08:00

Batman Arkham Knight

Gamestop revealed today that those who will pre-order the upcoming Batman: Arkham Knight at their store will get an exclusive story DLCs when the game comes out.

Gamers who will pre-order Batman: Arkham Knight starting today will include a “Red Hood Story Pack” where The Ruthless Vigilante will be a playable character. In addition, a “Harley Quinn Story Pack” will also be included, in which players can play as the infamous Harley Quinn.

Batman: Arkham Knight is scheduled for release in 2015. No definite date was revealed but it’s coming next year.

All-You-Can-Eat French Fry Buffet Begins in Japan

Kotaku - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 08:00

All-You-Can-Eat French Fry Buffet Begins in Japan

I hope you've brought your appetite and love of french fries. Because in Japan, a fast food chain is rolling out an all-you-can-eat french fry buffet.

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First Impressions: Is The Flash or Constantine 2014's Break-Out Show?

Kotaku - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 06:59

 Is The Flash or Constantine 2014's Break-Out Show?

It's preview night at Comic-Con, and DC showed the pilots for two of its upcoming new shows: Constantine and The Flash. And they were both good! Here are our spoiler-free first impressions.

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Akiba’s Trip coming to PS4 as well; Release date announced - Scheduled for August 2014

Just Push Start - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 06:00

Akiba's Trip

XSEED Games is pleased to confirm today the release date of the much awaited localized version of Akiba’s Trip for both the PS3 and PS Vita version.

Akiba’s Trip for the PS3 and PS Vita are scheduled for release this August 12th in North America. Along with the release date announcement for the both version, XSEED Games also announced that a PS4 version is coming later this holiday season.

In AKIBA’S TRIP: Undead & Undressed, players must repel a brooding malevolence that has fallen over Tokyo’s popular Akihabara (Akiba for short) electronics district. Akiba has been invaded by creatures known as “Synthisters” who prey on the anime- and game-obsessed patrons of Akihabara like vampires, but feast on their social energy and will to live rather than their blood. Only direct exposure to sunlight can stop this menace.

No release date has been announced yet for the PS4 version but let’s all expect it to arrive later this December or early January 2015.

Get The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection for free this month - Origin users only

Just Push Start - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 05:05

The Sims 2

Starting today until the end of the month, all Origin users can download the hit The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection free of charge.

Users can download the expansion bundled items by entering the code “I-LOVE-THE-SIMS”. To enter the code, simply choose “Redeem Product Code” from the Games tab after firing up the Origin client. Downloads will be available for free until July 31st at 10AM PDT. What are you waiting for? Download it now before it’s gone!