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AR Game Maker Sues Milwaukee, Wisconsin for Legal Response to Pokémon Go

Anime News Network - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 23:00
U.S. game company Candy Lab sued the county of Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Friday over an ordinance that requires virtual and location-based augmented reality...
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Everything is now out on Steam.

Kotaku - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 22:37

Everything is now out on Steam. The game, in which you can take control of anything, from solar systems to subatomic particles, is one of my favorites of the year so far. You can read my review of the PS4 version here.

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Microsoft Reveals May 2017 Games with Gold Lineup For Xbox One And Xbox 360

Just Push Start - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 22:01
The free games that Xbox Live Gold members will get have been revealed for May 2017. As always, there will be games for both Xbox 360 and Xbox One owners. For Xbox One owners, the first Games with Gold game you can download is Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams Director’s Cut. This game will be available from May 1st until May 31st. Next up for Xbox One owners will be Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris which will be available on May 16th until June 15th. If you own an Xbox 360 there will be two other titles you can get. First there’s Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2 available on May 1st until May 15th. The other game for 360 owners will be Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga which is available from May 16th up until May 31st. Remember that all 360 games being offered are playable on Xbox One too. This is all thanks to backwards compatibility.

Bookwalker Global to Release The Combat Baker and His Automaton Waitress Light Novel

Anime News Network - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 22:00
Digital reading platform plans more English translations of light novels
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Splatoon Manga Announced By Viz Media Plus New Splatoon 2 Stage Revealed

Just Push Start - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 21:52
Splatoon has become one of Nintendo’s most popular IPs as of late that a manga is being produced for it. Today also revealed a new stage for Splatoon 2 on Nintendo Switch. Viz Media announced on Twitter: Announcement: SPLATOON, the manga series inspired by the hit Nintendo game makes it’s debut late 2017! Join the Turf War! In related news, Nintendo UK revealed a new stage that will be included in Splatoon 2. It’s called the “Humpback Pump Track”. This stage is an outdoor music venue and it looks pretty cool. It’s a perfect place for you to slide around and splash some paint. The sequel to Splatoon comes out on July 21st, 2017 exclusively for the Nintendo Switch. There is no release date for the manga yet, but it should be out very soon.

Women's College Launches Varsity Esports Program For Student Overwatch Team

Kotaku - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 21:48

Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri, is the first all-women’s school to announce a varsity esports program, supported with scholarships. According to ESPN, the program will begin in fall of 2017, and the team will compete in the Tespa Collegiate Series for Overwatch. According to the Stephens College website,

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Silent Möbius Creator Kia Asamiya Draws Visual for Maya Okamoto's Fictitious '90s Anime

Anime News Network - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 21:45
Voice actress Maya Okamoto (Emma Sheen in Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam, Orihime in Sakura Wars, Harumi in The Irresponsible Captain Tylor) recorded a CD for...
Categories: General Anime

Call of Duty: WWII Worldwide Reveal To Start From Next Week

Just Push Start - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 21:32
Activision has finally confirmed that Call of Duty: WWII really exists as the game will have its worldwide reveal sometime next week. A countdown clock has already started. Actvision has released an official website for Call of Duty: WWII. There will be a stream for the game occurring on April 26th, at 10am PDT. No other details were revealed at the moment. All we know is that this game will be developed by Sledgehammer Games and it will be set in World War II. It’s possible the game will have a release date in the first week of November like many other COD titles. We’ll be sure to share with you the livestream and other details of the game when they come our way. It might finally bring older fans of the series back to the series. Many people were put off by the many futuristic settings in recent games.

I Can't Stop Feeling Guilty For Dicking Around In Breath Of The Wild

Kotaku - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 21:15

My name is Nathan Grayson, and I have a problem: I can’t stop dicking around in Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

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Later this year, Splatoon will debut as a manga, publisher Viz Media announced today.

Kotaku - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 21:11

Later this year, Splatoon will debut as a manga, publisher Viz Media announced today.

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Viz Media Licenses Splatoon Manga

Anime News Network - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 21:00
Also announces new Studio Ghibli picture books, Hello Kitty & Friends coloring book
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Tamio Boy to Kuruwase Girl Live-Action Film's Trailer Reveals September Opening

Anime News Network - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 20:40
Live-action Bakuman.'s Hitoshi Ōne directs film
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Stone Sour post a dubsteppy teaser for ‘Hydrograd’

Metal Insider - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 20:34
Do you like Corey Taylor’s voice? How about it if’s chopped up and glitched out? If so, you’re really going to enjoy the minute-long teaser that Stone Sour just made for their forthcoming Hydrograd album. The follow-up to their 2013 album House of Gold and Bones – Part 2, the album will be out in June on […]
Categories: Music

150 Third Party NERF Darts For $7 Will Turn You Into the Office Arms Dealer

Kotaku - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 20:25

After everyone else in your office has stopped the impromptu NERF gun fighting and gone back to filing expense reports and making sales calls, you alone will be able to continue running around shooting everyone, because you bough 150 extra darts for $7. I recommend wrapping your necktie around your forehead and…

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What Are You Playing This Weekend?

Kotaku - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 20:00

Weekends are for going to see another play with a friend because you’re being very cultured lately. Good job, you. Also, video games.

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Best Music Videos of the Week Ending 4/21

Metal Insider - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 19:56
Yesterday (20) was a holiday for the stoners out there. We enjoyed going back to Sleep’s Dopesmoker and were a bit disappointed that there are most likely no such thing as ghosts. However, another week has flown by and there have been a diverse mix of videos from true story-telling to a video so abstract […]
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Robbery Suspect Description Evokes Detective Conan Villain

Anime News Network - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 19:45
A recent theft in Fukuoka has police on the look out for a man with long hair and a black hat. The description has internet gumshoes wondering if they...
Categories: General Anime

Why Console Ark Players Are Celebrating Easter A Week Late

Kotaku - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 19:42

Good news for egg fans playing Ark: Survival Evolved on consoles: Ark’s second annual Easter event, Eggcellent Adventure Part 2, is slated to hit PS4 and Xbox One on Monday, April 24. That’s more than a week later than the PC update, and also a week following actual Easter.

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Sentai Filmworks Reveals Himōto! Umaru-chan's English Dub Cast

Anime News Network - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 19:30
Video clip previews English dub with Umaru, Taihei's voice actors
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