More Games Need Loading Screens Like Dragon Quest Builders 2

Loading screens often suck. They are a necessary part of playing large and complex video games, but they often break the flow of a game. Sometimes games find fun or interesting things to do with these waits. Dragon Quest Builders 2 uses these screens to showcase user creations and I love it so much.

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Source: Kotaku – More Games Need Loading Screens Like Dragon Quest Builders 2

Hidden Inside Frogger On PlayStation Is An Unused Q*Bert Level

Frogger on the PlayStation 1 was a game I played a lot as a kid. But as I hopped around the various maps for hours and hours, I had no idea what was lurking just out of sight. Turns out a bunch of unused and random bits and bobs are hiding just out of bounds in Frogger.

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Source: Kotaku – Hidden Inside Frogger On PlayStation Is An Unused Q*Bert Level

Destiny 2's Wild Corridors Of Time Puzzle Ends With Lackluster Reward

Destiny 2 players have spent the last week trying to crack a complex maze and earlier this morning the final pieces fell into place. Unfortunately, the reward waiting for them, an exotic weapon already publicized by Bungie, wasn’t what many had been hoping for.

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Source: Kotaku – Destiny 2’s Wild Corridors Of Time Puzzle Ends With Lackluster Reward

Netflix Just Picked Up 21 Studio Ghibli Movies, But Not In North America Or Japan

The good news is that Netflix just got the rights to stream pretty much every major Studio Ghibli release, from Totoro to Princess Mononoke to Ponyo. The bad news is that, if you’re in North America or Japan, that news doesn’t apply to you.

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Source: Kotaku – Netflix Just Picked Up 21 Studio Ghibli Movies, But Not In North America Or Japan

This is HyperSpace : Pirates of Atira, an upcoming co-op indie space game where players take control

This is HyperSpace : Pirates of Atira, an upcoming co-op indie space game where players take control of different aspects of a starship and try to work together to keep everyone alive. This kind of thing has of course been tried before, but the division of labour here seems really cool!

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Source: Kotaku – This is HyperSpace : Pirates of Atira, an upcoming co-op indie space game where players take control

Remembering The Witcher's Terrible Phone Game, For Some Reason

The Witcher series has produced some pretty good games! Let’s not kid ourselves, though, and pretend every Witcher game has been an all-time great. Because that would mean you, like me, had forgotten all about The Witcher: Crimson Trail, released all the way back in 2007.

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Source: Kotaku – Remembering The Witcher’s Terrible Phone Game, For Some Reason

Dad Builds Custom Xbox Adaptive Controller So Daughter Can Play Zelda: Breath Of The Wild

Xbox’s Adaptive Controller has done some amazing things as far as accessibility in video games goes, but the setup isn’t hard-wired to only work on a Microsoft console. It can, with a little work, also run on the Nintendo Switch, and in doing so bring an enormous smile to a little girl’s face.

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Source: Kotaku – Dad Builds Custom Xbox Adaptive Controller So Daughter Can Play Zelda: Breath Of The Wild

Respectful Fighting Game Staredown Was Actually Just A Controller Issue

As Event Hubs report, this match last night between Guzman and SpaceDetectiveKH ends up stopping a few seconds in for what was assumed by all to be an intense staredown, born out of mutual respect between two fierece competitors before everyone realised that, oh, it was just a technical hiccup.

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Source: Kotaku – Respectful Fighting Game Staredown Was Actually Just A Controller Issue

Someone Built An Extremely Accurate Recreation Of Their Apartment In VR

If you have played VR and bumped into your couch while in the middle of a zombie wasteland, you know how weird that feels. It breaks your brain and momentarily shatters the illusion. But what if every object in VR matched a real-world object and you could basically “feel” the game you were playing? That’s what someone…

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Source: Kotaku – Someone Built An Extremely Accurate Recreation Of Their Apartment In VR