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Pokémon’s Johto Region As A Middle Earth-Style Map

Kotaku - 1 hour ago. Artist Adam Rufino created a Middle-Earth-styled version of Johto, the setting of the Pokémon Gold, Silver and Crystal games. Really cool details, and it also reminds me of all those 2nd edition Dungeons & Dragons maps of the Forgotten Realms.Read more…...

Pokémon’s Johto Region As A Middle Earth-Style Map

Kotaku - 1 hour ago. Artist Adam Rufino created a Middle-Earth-styled version of Johto, the setting of the Pokémon Gold, Silver and Crystal games. Really cool details, and it also reminds me of all those 2nd edition Dungeons & Dragons maps of the Forgotten Realms.Read more…...

The Big Lebowski Pinball Table Has Everything A Dude Needs

Kotaku - 1 hour ago. Pinball manufacturer Dutch Pinball finally showed prototypes of their Big Lebowski-themed machine, a long awaited table among pinball enthusiasts, and it’s full of awesome features.Read more…...

The Wii U version of Smash Bros. will include a nice little homage to the 1979 arcade game Sheriff i

Kotaku - 2 hours ago. The Wii U version of Smash Bros. will include a nice little homage to the 1979 arcade game Sheriff in the form of an assist trophy. This was Nintendo’s first title that featured artwork by Shigeru Miyamoto.Read more…...

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Smash Bros. Creator Answers Fan Questions

Kotaku - 2 hours ago. Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS is completed, but series creator Masahiro Sakurai’s job isn’t done yet. There’s still the Wii U version to come. But in the meantime, he answers some fan questions.Read more…...

Time To Eat Fried Leaves in Japan

Kotaku - 3 hours ago. Yep, it’s fall! The leaves are starting to turn in Osaka. Thank the maples for some of fall’s most beautiful colors—and yummy snacks. Read more…...

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Hideo Kojima and Shinji Mikami Talk Horror Games

Kotaku - 3 hours ago. Shinji Mikami of Resident Evil fame and the upcoming The Evil Within. Hideo Kojima of Metal Gear fame and the upcoming Silent Hills. Let’s get the two in the same room and have them talk horror games, shall we?Read more…...

Hideo Kojima and Shinji Mikami Talk Horror Games

Kotaku - 3 hours ago. Shinji Mikami of Resident Evil fame and the upcoming The Evil Within. Hideo Kojima of Metal Gear fame and the upcoming Silent Hills. Let’s get the two in the same room and have them talk horror games, shall we?Read more…...

The Monster Hunter 4G New Nintendo 3DS XL sure looks slick.

Kotaku - 4 hours ago. The Monster Hunter 4G New Nintendo 3DS XL sure looks slick. Previously, we saw concept images for the handheld that’s out next month in Japan. Here’s a look at the actual hardware. Read more…...

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Microsoft Isn’t Satisfied with the Xbox One’s Japanese Launch

Kotaku - 6 hours ago. Things are rough for the Xbox One in Japan! The launch was a disaster, and the weeks following have seen weaker and weaker sales. But good news, Xbox Japan isn’t ready to give up. Read more…...

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The 2014 Saxxy Award winners were announced today.

Kotaku - 13 hours ago. The 2014 Saxxy Award winners were announced today. Here’s one of my favorite action shorts, uploaded by Callegos Yavolitak, though you can take a look at the finalists for the machinima competition held by Valve (and overall winner) here.Read more…...

Don’t Kill Orcs, Brew Beer For Them

Kotaku - 14 hours ago. We’ve been slaying lots of orcs lately around the Kotaku office/converted anti-orc nemesis death fortress lately—lots and lots, all thanks to Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor . But not all orcs want to kill or even fight. Some just want to drink. Orcish Inn’s Animal Crossing-esque antics are for them.Read more…...

Don’t Kill Orcs, Brew Beer For Them

Kotaku - 14 hours ago. We’ve been slaying lots of orcs lately around the Kotaku office/converted anti-orc nemesis death fortress lately—lots and lots, all thanks to Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor . But not all orcs want to kill or even fight. Some just want to drink. Orcish Inn’s Animal Crossing-esque antics are for them.Read more…...