The Story Of Nintendo's Favorite Football Team

If you’re a fan of both football and video games you’ll no doubt have all kinds of fond memories of the two coming together on a team’s shirt, from Arsenal’s classic Dreamcast kit to Fiorentina’s shirts in the 90s. As iconic as those kits were, though, they were but blips on the radar compared to Nintendo’s…

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Source: Kotaku – The Story Of Nintendo’s Favorite Football Team

The World's Biggest Airplane, Destroyed In Ukraine, Is Coming To Flight Simulator

For over 30 years the Antonov An-225 Mriya was the world’s biggest airplane, a colossal vehicle that was 84 m (275 feet) long and weighed 190 tonnes, but which could still somehow not just get itself into the air, but carry loads of other stuff inside it while doing it.

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Source: Kotaku – The World’s Biggest Airplane, Destroyed In Ukraine, Is Coming To Flight Simulator

T-Pain Changed Music Forever, Now He's Coming For Twitch

2016 was T-Pain’s Twitch channel’s inaugural year, and it’s also the first time Pain remembers getting trolled. “At the time, my music career was kind of on a downward spiral,” he says during our Zoom call this Monday. “People were coming into my chat and telling me stuff like, ‘You’re only streaming because you don’t…

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Source: Kotaku – T-Pain Changed Music Forever, Now He’s Coming For Twitch

14 Anime Couples Who Were Better Off Without Each Other

Valentine’s day, the corporate holiday of love, has a lot of folks fiending to get with the person they adore. However, oftentimes cupid’s arrow happens to land on people who just make each other worse (and not in the fun kinky way). No medium serves up a hearty helping of such toxic couples quite like anime.

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Source: Kotaku – 14 Anime Couples Who Were Better Off Without Each Other

Resident Evil 4 Remake’s Rain Is Setting People Off

First, there was Spider-Man’s infamous Puddlegate. Then there were the not-so-watery streets of Cyberpunk 2077. Now it seems video game fans’ next watery, pre-release controversy involves the heavy rain seen in some early gameplay of the Resident Evil 4 remake. Some think it looks as bad as the awful-looking rain the GTA Trilogy remasters

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Source: Kotaku – Resident Evil 4 Remake’s Rain Is Setting People Off

Homophobes Are Review Bombing The Last Of Us Show

Every day, I am begging the straights to be normal about men who kiss each other. The latest episode of The Last of Us seems to have caused many of them to lose their goddamn minds. The cause of their mass dissatisfaction? Two men having a loving relationship on an HBO show. As of the time of writing, one fourth of…

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Source: Kotaku – Homophobes Are Review Bombing The Last Of Us Show

GameStop Manager Fired After $5,000 PS5 Robbery

Only one person was on shift at the GameStop in Easton, PA when two men tried to rob it last month. Outnumbered and told to put his hands up, a newer employee backed off as the thieves unloaded $5,000 worth of PlayStation 5s from the back room. A week later, GameStop allegedly fired the 13-year veteran manager of the…

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Source: Kotaku – GameStop Manager Fired After ,000 PS5 Robbery

A Massive Legend of Zelda Lego Set Might’ve Leaked

For years, Lego and Nintendo fans alike have dreamed of a Legend of Zelda-themed set being released. And for years that seemed unlikely to ever happen, until Lego and Nintendo started working together on Mario sets and people wondered if maybe, just maybe, Zelda was next. Now, after last year’s evidence that such a…

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Source: Kotaku – A Massive Legend of Zelda Lego Set Might’ve Leaked

The Last Of Us Star Was Afraid This N64 Classic Would Ruin His Life

Nick Offerman, the actor who portrayed survivalist Bill in the knockout third episode of HBO’s post-apocalyptic drama The Last of Us, has revealed that not only has he not played the game the show is based on, he also hasn’t played any video game in a quarter century because he “lost a couple of weeks” to a particular…

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Source: Kotaku – The Last Of Us Star Was Afraid This N64 Classic Would Ruin His Life

Sony Is Adding Discord Voice Integration To The PlayStation 5

Sony just announced a ton of new features currently under development. Features such as support for 1440p output have been teased for some time while others, such as the ability to join a Discord voice chat natively, feel like they should have been announced sooner than several years into the console’s life cycle.

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Source: Kotaku – Sony Is Adding Discord Voice Integration To The PlayStation 5

The Truth Behind Those Wild TikTok Videos Meant To Hack Your Attention

If you spend any time on TikTok, you may have noticed that a certain kind of video collage is popping up all over your For You page. Maybe it has a clip of the adult cartoon Family Guy in there, or socialist Twitch streamer Hasan “Hasanabi” Piker talking about Black Lives Matter. But no matter the footage, it’s likely…

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Source: Kotaku – The Truth Behind Those Wild TikTok Videos Meant To Hack Your Attention

The Pokémon Spin-off Games Ranked From Worst To Best

If you’re a Pokémon fan, you have no doubt experienced the mainline games with all their catching, battling, and being the very best like no one ever was. But the series has a wide selection of spin-off games that span different genres and subject matter. Even if you’ve only ever played the RPGs, there’s probably…

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Source: Kotaku – The Pokémon Spin-off Games Ranked From Worst To Best

Facebook's VR Division Lost $13.72 Billion In 2022

Facebook’s parent company, Meta, is having a decent day today after beating revenue and user activity forecasts for its final fiscal quarter of 2022. But its VR division isn’t helping the company make money. In fact, it’s costing the company billions in losses.

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Source: Kotaku – Facebook’s VR Division Lost .72 Billion In 2022

Tom Brady's Video Game Career Dates Back To The 20th Century

You can hear someone tell you Tom Brady’s age (45!) and it doesn’t really hit you, because the guy still looks pretty fit and healthy. To fully grasp the length of Brady’s tenure on this Earth, then, you need to realise that the man has appeared in a video game for the PlayStation. Like, the original PlayStation.

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Source: Kotaku – Tom Brady’s Video Game Career Dates Back To The 20th Century

Netflix’s AI Anime Gets Roasted For Crediting Artist As ‘Human’

The anime community has been rife with controversy over AI-generated images. Today, Netflix joined the hot new trend of being ratioed online for terrible AI takes. The streaming platform not only produced a commercial project with AI, it tried to justify doing so by citing the “labor shortage” in the anime industry.…

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Source: Kotaku – Netflix’s AI Anime Gets Roasted For Crediting Artist As ‘Human’

It's Time For This Great, Forgotten Dead Space Game To Return

The recently released Dead Space remake is a triumph among video game remakes, many of which haven’t been very well received by fans over the last few years. And as a massive Dead Space fan, I’m so damn happy to see EA spending money on the franchise again—with great results. But, I can’t help but think about a Dead

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Source: Kotaku – It’s Time For This Great, Forgotten Dead Space Game To Return

AI-Generated Seinfeld-Like Twitch ‘TV Show’ Is Peak Absurdity

There’s always something to watch on Twitch, whether that’s your fave musicians talking about video games or your fave streamers discussing politics. Now your choices include an absurd, often nonsensical Seinfeld-like show that runs 24/7/365 and is generated on the fly using artificial intelligence. Welcome to the…

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Source: Kotaku – AI-Generated Seinfeld-Like Twitch ‘TV Show’ Is Peak Absurdity