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Overwatch 2 Will Replace The Original Game This October

If you had a sneaking suspicion that Blizzard’s currently in-beta hero shooter Overwatch 2 would affect the 2016 original game in some way, you were absolutely correct. It turns out that when the upcoming sequel drops on October 4, it will straight-up replace Overwatch, rendering that now seven-year-old game unplayable. Now, what was that about …

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No Man’s Sky Switch Release Scheduled For October 7

Image: HelloGames Hello Games is bringing massive spacefaring sim No Man’s Sky and most of its updates from the past six years to Switch on October 7, the company announced this morning. A physical edition of the complete, remastered PlayStation 5 version is also planned for the same day. “No Man’s Sky on this tiny …

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Lewd Fire Emblem Warriors Three Hopes Typo Popular On Amazon

Drawing: Nintendo/Amazon/Kotaku If you, like me, were intrigued by the recent smattering of Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes reviews and went looking for a copy on Amazon, the online retailer probably responded with a funny question: “Did you mean Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Holes?” Thank you for asking, Bezos-mart, but no, I literally didn’t mean …

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Toy Caves Is A Free Six-Color Game That Will Take Over Your Day

screenshot: Ismael Rodriguez / Kotaku There’s a reason you subscribe to some developers’ Itch.io feeds. Ismael Rodriguez is an excellent examplewho released the wonderful Below The Ocean last year. Into my emails pinged an update for a new, free games, Toy Caversand I’m just so pleased it did. Created for the ongoing Itch game jam, …

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A Scottish Cycle Lane Appears To Be Designed Like Paperboy

Image: Dave McCraw / Atari / Mobygames / Kotaku There’s a street in Edinburgh, Scotland, that offers a real-life version of paperboy‘s zigzag cycling routes, and I’m here to celebrate it for just that. As part of the city’s £207 million ($253m) project to run trams through the famous road, a new section of cycle …

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Breath of the Wild Guardian Cosplay Is Blowing Everyone Away

People have been cosplaying as Link and Zelda (and even Ganon) since the series first debuted, but those guys are (relatively) easy. They’re bipedal, they wear clothes, you put some make-up on, get a weapon, boom, you’re cosplaying as a Nintendo character. But what about Breath of the Wild’s Guardians, those giant stone warriors that …

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Cuphead Studio Cares More About Its Staff Than Any Delays

Image: StudioMDHR / Kotaku Maja Moldenhauer, the director at the studio behind Cuphead and its DLC, recently talked about how the company’s number one priority is making sure its employees are healthy and treated well. In fact, Moldenhauer explained that she didn’t even care about delays. In an interview with IGN posted yesterday, Moldenhauer talked …

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A Cult-Hit TTRPG Gets An Open License For Creators

Image: Monte Cook Games Indie tabletop role-playing game (TTRPG) designers will have some new rules to play with soon. Monte Cook Games announced last week that its core set of tabletop roleplaying game rules, known as the Cypher System, is switching to an open license that will allow anyone to design and sell content using …

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