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Himōto! Umaru-chan's 8th Mini Anime Set in Edo Period

Anime News Network - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 17:00
Comedy shorts will bundle with DVD/Blu-ray sets
Categories: General Anime

Slayer releases Best Buy exclusive “Repentless” single CD

Metal Insider - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 16:55
In anticipation for their upcoming September 11th release, Repentless, Slayer has teamed up with Best Buy to release an exclusive CD single for the album’s title track. The single comes with a live version of “War Ensemble,” however it is still unknown which show the track was recorded at. There were only 4,500 copies pressed, […]
Categories: Music

Heroes Of The Storm Matchmaking Isn’t Really Working Right Now

Kotaku - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 16:45

Heroes of the Storm has been running very well for the most part since I started playing it earlier this year. It’s suddenly gotten a lot worse over the past few days, though.

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Metal Gear Solid Is One Of The Most Fascinating Science Fiction Stories in Any Medium

Kotaku - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 16:28

Metal Gear Solid is an obsession for millions of gamers, with its totally insane science-fiction storytelling. But at its heart, the series has always been about celebrating and questioning the power of technology. The story of Solid Snake, Raiden, and Snake’s evil dad Big Boss (it’s... a long story) isn’t just ridiculously fun, it’s also a terrific vehicle for asking the kind of questions that science fiction has always asked, at its best.

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Ozzy working on a “really special” new album

Metal Insider - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 16:16
What’s Ozzy Osbourne up to these days? Well, we’re not sure what’s happening with Black Sabbath yet, but he has stated that after the next Black Sabbath album, there will be an Ozzy Osbourne solo album, his first since 2010’s Scream. That’s a long ways away, and there’s no real timeline. It was back in April […]
Categories: Music

The stubble simulator Uncharted 4 will be out March 18 for PS4.

Kotaku - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 16:05

The stubble simulator Uncharted 4 will be out March 18 for PS4. If you want to read about the preorder bonuses and blah blah blah I’m so bored I can’t even write the rest of that—anyway I’m psyched for this game it looks really cool go to the PS Blog if you want to find out about all the retailer-exclusive garbage.

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Today's Best Gaming Deals: Gears of War Bundle, G710+ Keyboard, and More

Kotaku - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 15:41

Microsoft’s new Xbox One Gears of War bundle comes with Gears of War remastered in 1080p, plus the entire Xbox 360 Gears of War collection via Microsoft’s backwards compatibility (coming soon). And if that’s not enough to make you bite, Walmart is tossing in an extra controller and a game of your choice at no extra charge. [Xbox One Console Gears of War Bundle w/ Bonus Controller and Choice of Another Select Game, $349]http://www.walmart.com/ip/40622402

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Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes gets an update today that allow save uploads

Just Push Start - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 15:40
With Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain releasing worldwide tomorrow, Konami released an update today for its prequel title, Ground Zeroes, to allow save uploads. Gamers who have Ground Zeroes on PS4 or PS3 can download the new update today. Please note that with the save data from Ground Zeroes, those who will play Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain tomorrow can use their save data to unlock goodies such as costumes and Mother Base inhabitants. Unfortunately, the update for the Xbox One version remains to be seen. Check out our review of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain later this week.

Disturbed scores fifth consecutive #1 album, Ghost debuts in top 10

Metal Insider - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 15:20
While you’ll be getting a full recap soon with Metal by Numbers, we thought it was worth mentioning that with the release of their sixth studio album, Immortalized, Disturbed have one again debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 chart. According to Billboard, this feat makes them “only the third group to have achieved […]
Categories: Music

The results of the Autobots Vs.

Kotaku - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 15:17

The results of the Autobots Vs. Decepticons Splatoon event are in, and obviously someone’s been paid off. Splatfest? This is bad comedy.

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Protest the Hero to play Kezia in Canada

Metal Insider - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 14:53
Protest the Hero released their debut album Kezia back in 2005. Now, a decade later, the band will be playing the album in its entirety with their original line-up on a 12-date tour across Canada. The band made the announcement on their official website: “We have been waiting to announce this little gem for a while now! Ever since […]
Categories: Music

You Probably Cannot Beat My Threes Score

Kotaku - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 14:37

Many in the world are unfairly skilled at piano, or fishing, or programming, or other hobbies that can be used to create great things and enrich people’s lives. I am good at the video game Threes.

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Coming to the Microsoft Store and GameStop in November, the Xbox One Elite Bundle packages a matte b

Kotaku - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 14:02

Coming to the Microsoft Store and GameStop in November, the Xbox One Elite Bundle packages a matte black one terabyte Xbox One console together with the $150 Elite Wireless Controller for $499. Pass, but I will take one of the GameStop exclusive Lunar White controllers.

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Keytarist Does Amazing Things To Sonic's Green Hill Zone Music 

Kotaku - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 13:40

The flashing colored lights. The energy. The majesty of the keytar. Rush Coil’s Sonic the Hedgehog Green Hill keytar performance is my new inspirational jam.

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Huntress cancel touring in September

Metal Insider - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 13:39
In an interview with Revolver earlier this year, Jill Janus of Huntress was diagnosed with uterus cancer. Now officially cancer free, doctors are ordering her to rest, which means the band won’t be touring in September with Avatar, Gemini Syndrome, and First Decree. Said Jill Janus in a statement on the band’s official website: “Two months ago I had […]
Categories: Music

If Wes Anderson Directed Metal Gear Solid V

Kotaku - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 13:20

Well this gives a whole new meaning to the collectible cassette tapes in Metal Gear Solid V. In a Wes Anderson version we’d probably have B-sides of counterculture-rooted rock music instead of additional story elements.

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My Five Favorite Kotaku Stories From Last Week

Kotaku - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 13:14

August is nearly over, and what do we have to show for it? Among other things, another week of good Kotaku stories. I recommend reading (or in some cases viewing) these:

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World of Warcraft Addon Changes Questing Radically

Kotaku - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 13:00

One of the most popular new addons for World of Warcraft right now is something refreshing: It’s called “Storyline” and it fully revamps the quest UI by changing it to an interactive experience.

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