Mario And Sonic At The Tokyo Olympics Has Lots Of Fun Events, Few Ways To Play Them

The latest installment of Sega and Nintendo’s Olympics crossover series takes Sonic, Mario, and friends to Tokyo to compete in more than 30 summer sports mini-games. There’s a single-player story mode, online and offline play of single events, and that’s about it. No online or offline tournaments, no creating custom…

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Source: Kotaku – Mario And Sonic At The Tokyo Olympics Has Lots Of Fun Events, Few Ways To Play Them

Amazon's One-Day Anker Sale Is Here For All Your Charging, Audio, And Portable Projecting Needs

It’s not unusual for a handful of Anker products to be on sale during any given week, but today, nearly a dozen products ranging from charging cables to HD projectors are on sale for one day only as part of an Amazon Gold Box.

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Source: Kotaku – Amazon’s One-Day Anker Sale Is Here For All Your Charging, Audio, And Portable Projecting Needs

Nintendo has sold over ten million Switch consoles (including Switch Lite) in Japan as of November 3

Nintendo has sold over ten million Switch consoles (including Switch Lite) in Japan as of November 3. On November 15, Pokémon Sword and Shield will be released, so yes, that number will go up!

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Source: Kotaku – Nintendo has sold over ten million Switch consoles (including Switch Lite) in Japan as of November 3

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Monster Hunter World’s Nergigante:

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Monster Hunter World’s Nergigante: A Lesson In Humility Spacemon: A Pokemon TRPG – Chapter 70: Ghosts of the Frontier, Part 2 TAY Retro: Atari 7800 – “The Choice of the Experts” [TV Commercial, NA]

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Source: Kotaku – Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Monster Hunter World’s Nergigante:

Why It Took So Long For World Of Warcraft To Add Diverse Human Customization Options

World of Warcraft is about to die—by which I of course mean that its next expansion, Shadowlands, is sending everybody to Azeroth’s afterlife for another day in the fantastical, boar-filled office of questing and looting. But while life after death is probably the most standout new feature, the expansion will also add…

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Source: Kotaku – Why It Took So Long For World Of Warcraft To Add Diverse Human Customization Options

Hearthstone Developers Wish Blizzard Had Handled Hong Kong Controversy Differently

Nearly a month after Hearthstone pro Chung “Blitzchung” Ng Wai was suspended for his vocal support of Hong Kong protesters during a Blizzard-hosted competitive Hearthstone stream, the ensuing controversy still looms heavy over Blizzard’s every move. Protesters gathered outside BlizzCon over the weekend and were…

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Source: Kotaku – Hearthstone Developers Wish Blizzard Had Handled Hong Kong Controversy Differently

I Installed Windows 3.1 To Play A Myst Parody Starring John Goodman

On Sunday, I went to the flea market, and found exactly what I was hoping for: a big pile of cheap video games. In this case, it was a bin full of somebody’s collection of big-box 1990s PC games, adult-owned, in mint condition. I suddenly found myself the owner of the critically acclaimed I Have No Mouth And

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Source: Kotaku – I Installed Windows 3.1 To Play A Myst Parody Starring John Goodman

RIP Singstar, One Of The Most Important Games In PlayStation History

This may come as a bit of a shock to Americans, since it never really took hold in the US, but Singstar was one of the most important series ever released on a Sony console. And in January 2020, after 15 years of PlayStation karaoke, it’s finally going to be shuffled off the stage.

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Source: Kotaku – RIP Singstar, One Of The Most Important Games In PlayStation History

Death Stranding: The Kotaku Video Review

How does one make a video review for Death Stranding, a game with like 900 trailers—many of which the game’s director, Hideo Kojima, edited himself? On November 8th, 2019, the meta-game of guessing what Death Stranding is will end and the meta-meta-game of playing Death Stranding will begin. Until then, while we still…

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Source: Kotaku – Death Stranding: The Kotaku Video Review

People Are Attempting Ring Fit Adventure Speedruns, Sweatily

Humankind has always set about the daunting task of pushing past its boundaries, whether physical or otherwise. Now the gauntlet has been thrown for the next grueling task facing gamers: Ring Fit Adventure speedruns. Armed with water, towels, and a frankly excellent attitude, gamers have taken on the challenge to…

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Source: Kotaku – People Are Attempting Ring Fit Adventure Speedruns, Sweatily

Another Popular Streamer Leaves Twitch, This Time For YouTube

Popular content creator Jack “CouRage” Dunlop is leaving Twitch, he announced today. Unlike other recent Twitch departees, he’s not going to Mixer. Instead, he’s struck a deal with YouTube and will stream exclusively there.

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Source: Kotaku – Another Popular Streamer Leaves Twitch, This Time For YouTube

Modern Warfare’s Campaign Is Fun But It’s Playing With Fire

When Call of Duty: Modern Warfare was first announced, I was a little surprised that its title suggested it would be rebooting, or at least paying homage, to the first Modern Warfare game that I had come to love back in 2007. I’ve now beaten the game, so now I know that, just as the game’s marketing suggested, it…

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Source: Kotaku – Modern Warfare’s Campaign Is Fun But It’s Playing With Fire

4 Games You Should Definitely Not Play While High

Not to sound like the guy who sold you weed in high school, but do you like to smoke and play games? So do I. It’s a good way to unwind when, say, you’ve had a stressful day and can’t read your favorite sports blog because it’s been destroyed from the inside out. Here’s some extremely helpful advice based on dozens of…

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Source: Kotaku – 4 Games You Should Definitely Not Play While High

Kine's Musical Puzzle Solving Will Melt Your Heart And Bend Your Brain

I’m not a puzzle game person. It takes a pretty special combination of visual flair and brain-teasing to get me hooked. Kine, a new puzzle game by solo developer Gwen Frey, has both the challenge and heart that I’m looking for. It’s difficult, funny, and has jazzy flair.

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Source: Kotaku – Kine’s Musical Puzzle Solving Will Melt Your Heart And Bend Your Brain