Street Fighter V Costume Design Contest Is Asking For Free Labor

Capcom recently opened a special contest for Street Fighter V, asking fans to submit costume designs for possible inclusion in the fighting game’s final season. On the surface this may seem like a cool way to interact with fans, but the lack of any monetary compensation makes it all too easy to view this contest as…

Read more…



Source: Kotaku – Street Fighter V Costume Design Contest Is Asking For Free Labor

There’s Always A Lighthouse. There’s Always BioShock Switch Impressions

BioShock: The Collection, which contains all three games in the series and their DLC in one neat package, came out for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in 2016. This week, it’s on Switch. As it turns out, both Rapture and Columbia are well worth the return voyage.

Read more…



Source: Kotaku – There’s Always A Lighthouse. There’s Always BioShock Switch Impressions

The Best External Drives for All Your Storage Needs

It’s easy to buy a laptop and think, Nah, there’s no way I’ll ever need more storage than this. Then a year later, you’re hunting for any file you can delete to free up space as your drive continually badgers you about being full. If you need more space than your computer provides—or you want something to back up your…

Read more…



Source: Kotaku – The Best External Drives for All Your Storage Needs

New EVE Online Update Puts Items At Risk If Player Citadels Fall Into Disrepair

EVE Online players are familiar with loss. In fact, one of the first pieces of advice given to new players is “Don’t fly what you can’t afford to lose.” When a spaceship is destroyed in EVE it’s gone forever; the only time a player’s assets are truly safe is when they’re locked inside an NPC-owned space station or a…

Read more…



Source: Kotaku – New EVE Online Update Puts Items At Risk If Player Citadels Fall Into Disrepair

Maneater's Orca Tank Is Terrifying, Even As A Godlike Megashark

I’m absolutely in love with Maneater, the new shark game from Tripwire Interactive. Nothing in video games has ever made me feel as powerful as cruising the Louisiana bayou and wantonly chomping passing barracuda. But one setpiece managed to inject my shark-inspired reverie with a terror made only more potent by the…

Read more…



Source: Kotaku – Maneater’s Orca Tank Is Terrifying, Even As A Godlike Megashark

Holy Shit I Found A Switch

A couple of days ago, I wrote a piece about how hard it is to find a Nintendo Switch. With the covid-19 outbreak temporarily halting production of the console in China, to scalpers seizing the opportunity to buy up and flip the Switch for usurious prices, nary a Switch is to be found on American shelves. Until…I…

Read more…



Source: Kotaku – Holy Shit I Found A Switch

GTA Online's Mini Cooper Week Hasn't Won Over The Haters

Small cars are the focus of the latest Grand Theft Auto Online event, and the community has reacted with jokes, anger, and a bit of confusion. For those who are upset, it seems you can blame a classic film from the 1960s for this week’s Mini Cooper themed festivities.

Read more…



Source: Kotaku – GTA Online’s Mini Cooper Week Hasn’t Won Over The Haters

Tips For Playing Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition

Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition, out today for Nintendo Switch, re-re-introduces players to Shulk and his ragtag group of world-savers. It’s one meaty role-playing game, full of plenty to do and plenty to learn. For a quick introduction, watch the video above. Or read on for a deeper dive into the game’s…

Read more…



Source: Kotaku – Tips For Playing Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition

5 new releases we love: Tank And The Bangas chill, Keiynan Lonsdale dances, and more

There’s a lot of music out there. To help you cut through all the noise, every week The A.V. Club is rounding up A-Sides, five recent releases we think are worth your time. You can listen to these and more on our Spotify playlist, and if you like what you hear, we encourage you to purchase featured artists’ music

Read more…



Source: Kotaku – 5 new releases we love: Tank And The Bangas chill, Keiynan Lonsdale dances, and more

How To Get Super Jacked… Using Your Jack And Other Car Parts

Welcome back to another episode of a Jalopnik-approved workout, with me, Erica, as your tour guide to the town of Swoleville. I am assuming you are here for this advanced version of working out with your car because you did the first one so many times and its too easy now. I get it. But buckle up, because this time I…

Read more…



Source: Kotaku – How To Get Super Jacked… Using Your Jack And Other Car Parts

As Streamers Spread Dangerous Conspiracy Theories, Twitch Does Little To Stop Them

In the past few days, an alarming headline has made the rounds: “Half of Fox News viewers think Bill Gates is using pandemic to microchip them, survey suggests.” This idea is nonsense, of course, but coronavirus conspiracy theories have spread almost like the virus itself across the meticulously calibrated algorithmic…

Read more…



Source: Kotaku – As Streamers Spread Dangerous Conspiracy Theories, Twitch Does Little To Stop Them