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P.T.'s Unfriendly Ghost Pops Up In Metal Gear Solid V

Kotaku - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 20:15

P.T.'s Unfriendly Ghost Pops Up In Metal Gear Solid V

When it comes to cross-game cameos, Hideo Kojima does not waste time. Fresh from scaring the pants off of players in the playable teaser for Silent Hills, Lisa is prepped to terrorize enemies in The Phantom Pain.

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Alternate Versions Of The Collector's Lair From Guardians Of The Galaxy

Kotaku - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 20:00

Alternate Versions Of The Collector's Lair From Guardians Of The Galaxy

One of the most fascinating places we visit in the Guardians of the Galaxy movie is the museum where the Collector keeps all of his goodies. Concept artist Richard Anderson shares some of the different designs he came up with for the movie version of the Collector's museum.

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Daily Cosplay - Fate/Stay Night's Saber

Anime News Network - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 20:00
Character: Saber Title: Fate/Stay Night Cosplayer: Leah Photographer: Altug Isler (Turkey) (DeviantArt) We asked the photographer, "What tips can you offer...
Categories: General Anime

The Best Gaming iPhone Yet

Kotaku - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 19:30

The Best Gaming iPhone Yet

"Isn't every new iPhone the best gaming iPhone yet?" Sure, but the all-new, all-larger iPhone 6 is better than that.

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Tokyo Tribe Creator Santa Inoue to Attend Hollywood Film Screening

Anime News Network - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 19:30
Los Angeles film premiere will be held on October 4
Categories: General Anime

Darkrai promo to be included in XY4 Blisters: Numbered XY22

BulbaNews - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 19:09
The French version of Amazon.com has revealed the second of two promotional cards included in the Phantom Forces Three Pack Blisters. Darkrai, XY Promo 22, will be included in Three Pack Blisters alongside Shiftry XY23 when Phantom Forces is released on Nov. 5, 2014. The Darkrai card originates from the Japanese XY-P Promotional cards, handed out with a ticket preorder to the The Cocoon of Destruction and Diancie showing in theaters.
Categories: Pokemon News

Photo Feature: Hunter × Hunter Cosplay Event

Anime News Network - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 19:00
Many fans of Yoshihiro Togashi's Hunter × Hunter manga and anime adaptations gathered in Tokyo last weekend to cosplay and sell dojinshi at the Re:HUNTER...
Categories: General Anime

Rumour: New Planet Found in Destiny's Source Code - News

gamrFeed - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 18:34

Gamers have found a new player vs player playlist and a new planet buried in Destiny's source code. The playlist is called Tales of Osiris and will take place on Mercury. The description reads:

"Trials of Osiris (Skirmish): 3v3. You have caught the eye of Osiris. Venture to Mercury and prove yourself as one of the Crucible’s elite. Only the worthy may face the Trials of Osiris, for only the worthy are strong enough to endure what is to come. A string of victories will earn great rewards – but lose three times and you’re out."

It's also being reported that you’ll need a tournament ticket in order to participate in the playlist, which is a rare drop in the Crucible. After three losses in the playlist you’ll be denied access until you get another tournament ticket, but the more consecutive wins you earn the better the rewards.

Source: [NowGamer]

This is an excerpt from the full story which was originally featured on gamrReview, read the full version here - Rumour: New Planet Found in Destiny's Source Code - News

Gugure! Kokkuri-san TV Anime's 3rd TV Ad Introduces Shigaraki

Anime News Network - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 18:30
Jouji Nakata plays no-good tanuki in "not-so-everyday-life fluffy comedy" in October
Categories: General Anime

Disney Infinity 2.0's Intro Reminds Us It's Not All Marvel

Kotaku - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 18:00

Disney Infinity 2.0's Intro Reminds Us It's Not All Marvel

Tuesday's North American release of Disney Infinity 2.0 is all about Marvel Comics' finest, but the intro movie is totally Disney.

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Terraformars TV Anime's Ad Introduces Michelle K. Davis

Anime News Network - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 17:30
Anime of Yū Sasuga, Kenichi Tachibana's sci-fi manga to debut on September 26
Categories: General Anime

The Red Bull Battle Grounds StarCraft II competition reaches its grand conclusion today.

Kotaku - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 17:21

The Red Bull Battle Grounds StarCraft II competition reaches its grand conclusion today. The Grand Finals have been taking place in Washington D.C. this weekend, and today it's the semi-finals and finals. Watch the action live over at the tournament's official website.

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Destiny – The Nexus Strike Guide

Just Push Start - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 17:10

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After fighting Phogoth you’re probably not looking forward to your next strike, but good news, Venus has fairly easy strikes. In fact, The Nexus is probably the easiest strike in the game if you do it right, the one problem is, most people don’t. A lot of this boils down to placement, which is something you’ll learn here.

GENERAL TIPS

Before going into any strike you need to know your enemy. This stuff becomes more important as you do the harder challenges, but even at level 28 you can die to a level 10 enemy under the right conditions, so it’s good to start now. One of the simplest things to keep track of and master is how to easily break a shield. The general rule of thumb is that Fallen use arc, Hive use fire, Vex are Void and the Cabal are generally fire too. This can change at times, like the Moon strike with the epic modifier uses Hive enemies with arc shields, but for the most part thats the general idea. Another key element people seem to fail at, is understanding how to exploit the AIs tricks. For instance, if you shoot a hobgoblin, he will typically shield after one heavy hit or a few small hits. Shooting him while he is orange will regenerate his life, so simply wait him out. Another thing is that some enemies don’t have a weak point, where as others have it elsewhere. Try to memorize these subtile differences to achieve the best results. The final basic tip for enemies is to note tricks that reduce their difficulty. For instance, shooting the head off a minotaur or one of the variants will permanently break his shield. It will also make him go berserk, but this might be a fine trade off to take him down faster.

In addition to knowing your enemies, make sure to play tactfully. One of the biggest mistake people make, especially on the moon, is that they focus on the wrong thing. Your focus should go from things that are an immediate threat, such as melee based enemies or snipers, to things you can kill quickly and then finally the boss. Let me reiterate, unless the boss is about to die, it should always be the last thing you focus on. More groups fail to random mobs getting the best of them, not the actual boss. Another thing people typically screw up, at least on lower difficulties, is abusing the respawn system. If you can’t defeat your enemies or save an ally, it might be better to simply hide or run out the clock so allies can spawn. This is disabled on most higher settings, so don’t become too reliant on this trick. The final general tip is paying attention to which areas are safer than others. A lot of people don’t think about where they’re standing, which results in a lot of people getting blindsided by enemy spawns or simply fighting the boss in a more difficult position than need be. I will provide a few tips as to where to stand, but for the most part it’s going to depend on the person. Anyway, lets move onto the strike in question.

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Sekrion, Nexus Mind

Similar to most bosses, Sekrion is all about placement and for him you want to be to the left or right of where you drop down. Personally speaking, I think the right area is better, especially since if you and Sekrion are positioned just right he will never hit you, but as long as you’re not in either of the middle areas you’re fine.

The issue with the middle is thats where enemies spawn and nine times out of 10 people die and cause problems by being there. As for Sekrion himself, he is little more than a large hydra and nothing special. Just wait for his shield to pass and hit him whenever possible. Also keep in mind that you can hit him a little above or below the shield if you really want to finish him off.

VIDEO GUIDE

Finally, if you would like additional information or just see the strike in action, you can find a video of it below. There you can see these tactics in action and recreate them if you’re having problems.

Takashi Miike to Get Rome Film Fest's Maverick Director Award

Anime News Network - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 17:00
Festival will host the world premiere of Miike's As the Gods Will
Categories: General Anime

Kotaku 'Shop Contest: The Other Side

Kotaku - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 16:00

 The Other Side

We've seen plenty of pictures of the hugely embarrassing head-in-breast gameplay station for OneeChanbara Z2: Chaos at this year's Tokyo Game Show, but where do those holes really lead? Only our image manipulation experts know for sure.

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What Do Pac Man's Ghosts Taste Like?

Kotaku - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 15:00

What Do Pac Man's Ghosts Taste Like?

Pac Man has been spending decades chowing down on stuff. Eating seems to come so naturally to him I never stopped to consider if he enjoys the taste of everything he eats. Apparently, neither have his owners.

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Sunday Comics: Let's Do It Anyway

Kotaku - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 14:00

 Let's Do It Anyway

Welcome to Kotaku's Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon.

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The Seven Deadly Sins Anime's New TV Spot Previews FLOW, GRANRODEO Song

Anime News Network - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 12:30
Series starring Yuuki Kaji, Sora Amamiya, Mamoru Miyano, more premieres October 5
Categories: General Anime

Tales of Zestiria Anime Special to Air on December 30

Anime News Network - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 11:32
PS3 game also gets collaboration with upcoming Rebuild of Evangelion: Final film, special items from 7-11 pre-orders
Categories: General Anime

Baby Steps Tennis Anime Gets 2nd Series This Spring

Anime News Network - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 10:15
1st series of anime adapting Hikaru Katsuki's manga premiered in April
Categories: General Anime