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Screw Apple’s Watch, Nintendo’s Watches Were Way Cooler

Kotaku - 45 mins ago. Hey everyone, Apple is making a watch. You might have heard. It’s like a normal watch, in that it goes on your wrist and tells the time, but it also does some computer stuff. Sound familiar? Of course it does. Other companies have been doing it for years. Including Nintendo. Sort of.Read more…...

Getting Upset At Video Games Is Terrible For Your Health

Kotaku - 46 mins ago. I tend to get angry at little things in video games. A lot. Sometimes really, really, really angry. I’m starting to think I should stop. Why? A recent study explained just how bad for us small yet frequent day-to-day stresses really are. The short version? Life-threatening. Read more…...

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​How To Trick Destiny Into Helping You Farm Tons Of Loot

Kotaku - 2 hours ago. Once you’ve made it past level 20 in Destiny, you can only gain more levels by scoring better gear. And if you want to do that, chances are you’ve tried your hand at farming.Read more…...

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Super Smash Bros Characters Sure Have Changed Over The Years

Kotaku - 2 hours ago. We’ve talked a bunch about Super Smash Bros’ new characters , but what about the classics? Mario, Link, Samus, and pretty much every other major character in Nintendo history? Turns out they’ve changed since Super Smash Bros Brawl/Melee in ways both big and small. Read more…...

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More Weird Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About The Original Star Trek

Kotaku - 3 hours ago. 50 years ago, one of science fiction’s greatest series was in development. The original Star Trek series was born out of desperation as much as inspiration, and a recent book called These Are The Voyages reveals tons of insane behind-the-scenes details. You think you know Star Trek? Here are tons of details you probably didn’t […]...

More Weird Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About The Original Star Trek

Kotaku - 3 hours ago. 50 years ago, one of science fiction’s greatest series was in development. The original Star Trek series was born out of desperation as much as inspiration, and a recent book called These Are The Voyages reveals tons of insane behind-the-scenes details. You think you know Star Trek? Here are tons of details you probably didn’t […]...

They’re Going To Play Oregon Trail In Real Life This Weekend

Kotaku - 3 hours ago. A competition in Salem, Oregon later this Saturday will give folks nostalgic for The Oregon Trail—i.e., everyone who had access to a PC in the ’80s and ’90s—the chance to relive the classic game in all its pixellated, dysentery’d splendor.Read more…...

It’s Heartbreaking To Say Goodbye To My Old World Of Warcraft Name

Kotaku - 4 hours ago. I didn’t have many real-life friends in high school. I’m pretty sure I heard my WoW name more than my real name in those days—to the point where my WoW identity and my own were inseparable. Flash forward to today. Blizzard’s reclaiming old, dormant WoW names, and I’m crushed.Read more…...

This guy is compiling a digital book that will review over 280 computer RPGs–and when it’s done, yo

Kotaku - 4 hours ago. This guy is compiling a digital book that will review over 280 computer RPGs—and when it’s done, you can get it for free. Developers like Obsidian’s Chris Avellone have already agreed to participate. “The book is going well, but I need some spotlight to travel into the far reaches of the internet and reach fans […]...

A 30 Second, 16-Player Version of Chess You Can Play For Free

Kotaku - 5 hours ago. Bennett Foddy’s Speed Chess is not actually chess. It looks like chess and the pieces make chess moves, but it is the exact opposite of chess. And now you can play it, totally for free with up to 15 other people!Read more…...

A 30 Second, 16-Player Version of Chess You Can Play For Free

Kotaku - 5 hours ago. Bennett Foddy’s Speed Chess is not actually chess. It looks like chess and the pieces make chess moves, but it is the exact opposite of chess. And now you can play it, totally for free with up to 15 other people!Read more…...

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Boeing and SpaceX Will Share NASA’s $6.8 Billion Space Taxi Program

Kotaku - 5 hours ago. In a press conference today, NASA announced a critical component of Launch America, the country’s highly anticipated next chapter in human spaceflight. The organization confirmed that Boeing and SpaceX will split the $6.8 billion “space taxi” contract, with $4.2 billion going to Boeing and $2.6 billion to SpaceX.Read more…...

Boeing and SpaceX Will Share NASA’s $6.8 Billion Space Taxi Program

Kotaku - 5 hours ago. In a press conference today, NASA announced a critical component of Launch America, the country’s highly anticipated next chapter in human spaceflight. The organization confirmed that Boeing and SpaceX will split the $6.8 billion “space taxi” contract, with $4.2 billion going to Boeing and $2.6 billion to SpaceX.Read more…...

​Grant Morrison’s The Multiversity Remixes What Makes DC Comics Great

Kotaku - 5 hours ago. Earlier this year, Marvel Comics debuted new variants of their Captain America and Thor characters. The new Captain America is a black man and the new Thor is a warrior woman. Those changes made a lot of fans upset. But comics legend Grant Morrison is featuring a black Superman and loads of racially diversified, gender-swapped […]...

The Most Helpful Sims 4 Cheats (So Far)

Kotaku - 6 hours ago. The Sims is one of those game series that doesn’t just allow cheating; it invites it. For many fans, tinkering with the game’s inner guts is the best part of playing. The Sims 4 is no different. But it’s also very new. So let’s walk through the game’s earliest secrets.Read more…...