Moving house sucks. Not because of all the cleaning, the stupid grief your neighbours give you when you’re taking fridges and washers out of your apartment, and not because of the hassle of dealing with real estate agencies. The main reason it sucks is because once you’ve moved house, you’ve got everything in and you’re

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Battlefield 1‘s newest DLC They Shall Not Pass adds one of the largest battles from World War One: the Battle of Verdun. But how does this depiction compare to reality? The Battle of Verdun was a massive clash between France and Germany. The German goal was to choose a strategic target of such importance that

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For brief period over the weekend, Grand Theft Auto Online players were robbed of one of the game’s basic joys — they couldn’t steal police cars. Fortunately for them, the police couldn’t access them either. The issue arose on March 24, when players across all platforms discovered that standard police vehicles were being flagged as

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At some point recently, Nintendo Switches all over the country (including several belonging to Kotaku staff) decided to stop connecting to the internet, offering up some nonsense about DNS errors instead of taking us to that sweet sweet eShop. If it’s happening to you, you’re not alone. All you have to do is reboot your

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Sunless Sea Is Great On iPad

Par dans Gaming le March 28, 2017 à 4:25 am

The beautifully-written survival exploration game Sunless Sea came to iPad last week. It feels right at home on mobile. Good luck, tiny boat. You play as a sea captain in a steampunk/Lovecraftian/fantasy version of London that’s fallen beneath the surface of the earth and onto a subterranean sea. You set out from your home port

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If you’re trying to spend less than $2000 on a computer you plan to use daily, then you will find yourself making compromises. In the case of the Dell Inspiron 7000, you get a beefy gaming computer that can take whatever game designers throw at it. Unfortunately, its physical design is rife with trade-offs. Indeed,

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ScribbleTaku

Par dans Gaming le March 28, 2017 à 4:24 am

So nobody picked up ScribbleTaku for the last couple of days. It was Soul Calibur IV: the original hint was taken from the orb alongside the health metres, while the second hint came from the character selection screen. Been a while since a game stuck around for a couple of days. Let’s see how today’s

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Image credit: ABC 7. Somewhere in the Cubs locker room is the proud owner of a number of a number of rare Pokemon cards, including a holographic Zapdos, the legendary electric bird that first appeared over 20 years ago in Red and Blue. The collection, hanging below some cleats in a plastic binder slip case,

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Mass Effect is a franchise known for letting players sleep with other characters, and while that sauciness makes a return in Andromeda, some romance routes have left fans heartbroken. Since it was released, Andromeda has been criticised about how it handles gay romance options, particularly for male characters. On neoGAF, Reddit, unofficial BioWare forums, and

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In the first statement since the re-rating of Outlast 2 by the classification board, the game’s publisher has provided some information potentially explaining why the game was originally banned. In a statement provided to media, the game’s PR told Kotaku Australia this morning that Outlast 2 was originally submitted to the Classification Board with a

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The creators behind The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild talk about their favourite shrines, locations and characters in a follow-up to their making-of series. Nintendo has released a bonus video for their three part series about the development of Breath of the Wild where art director Satoru Takizawa talks about his favourite shrine,

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This Year Will Be GX Australia’s Last

Par dans Gaming le March 28, 2017 à 1:58 am

In a post to backers of the Kickstarter campaign, GX Australia’s organisers have announced that next month’s event will be “the last one … in its present form” after corporate sponsors decided to pull out of the event at the last moment. Joshua Meadows and Liam Esler, the main organisers of the inclusive convention, explained

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The Boy Who Can See Like A Bat

Par dans Gaming le March 28, 2017 à 1:58 am

Echolocation is one of those curiosities we all learn about in primary school, a quirk of nature that lets dolphins and bats ‘see’ in situations of reduced visibility. It’s such an interesting concept that a number of blind superheroes and fantasy warriors have sprung up in the realms of fiction, using similar abilities to navigate

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While You Were Sleeping

Par dans Gaming le March 28, 2017 à 12:59 am

As you slowly come back to life this Tuesday morning, here’s some food for thought: Bungie Announces Destiny 2 • Highschool Of The Dead Writer Daisuke Sato Has Died • Badass German Kids Show Performs Intro In Klingon • This Week In The Business: Lengthy Switch Shortages

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As previewed at the end of the last Dragon Ball Super episode, this latest one was about Bulma and her new baby. If you haven’t seen it yet, don’t continue! [Image: Anicobin] Because, with Bulma pregnant and everyone gathered nearby, Whis did this: ドラゴンボール超~宇宙サバイバル編~ブラ誕生!? pic.twitter.com/k8o2imVcaD — ドラゴンボール動画配信? (@A5Vabo) March 26, 2017 AND NOBODY FREAKED OUT.

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If you’ve had problems with Mass Effect: Andromeda, all of them are probably contained in Dunkey’s latest video. While opinions have been pretty mixed, we’ve been having fun for the most part – although I’m not a big fan of the transitions or the menus, which are in dire need of an editor. But that’s

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The 2009 Nintendo DS game Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey is getting a revamped version for the 3DS. [Image: Atlus] According to 4Gamer, this is a “remake”, and Famitsu reports that it will have full-voice, new graphics, and around 350 new demons as well as a new character named “Alex”. You can watch the debut

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If you are one of the many people who hated Final Fantasy 15‘s thirteenth chapter, you will be pleased to hear that you can now skip it entirely, thanks to a new route that’s full of beefy Gladiolus shots and even political humour (see above). The “alternative” Chapter 13, which you can access from the

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The upcoming Tomb Raider movie is due out next March. This film’s iteration of Lara Croft is a dead ringer for her video game counterpart. Photo by Graham Bartholomew Photo by Graham Bartholomew Images of lead star Alicia Vikander have debuted in an interview in GQ, showing the actress all bandaged up and holding a

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Image credit: Nintendo The weekend’s global testfire for Splatoon 2 saw players pick apart the new changes in the squid-shooter sequel. A new change to the Charger is letting snipers hold their charges while squid-swimming, which lead to some spectacular highlight reels. Splatoon‘s gameplay revolves around winning a turf war by inking the most territory

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