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Seven Ways To Make The PlayStation Classic Feel Like The Real Thing Seven Ways To Make The PlayStation Classic Feel Like The Real Thing

Once an entertaining hypothetical, Sony’s answer to the NES Classic is now an actual retro gaming console due out before the end of the year. Here’s a perfectly reasonable list of games and features that could help make the PlayStation Classic a more enjoyable and authentic experience.

Xenoblade Chronicles 2's New Expansion Improves On The Original, But Not Too Much Xenoblade Chronicles 2's New Expansion Improves On The Original, But Not Too Much

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 — Torna: The Golden Country is a new standalone expansion pack that does away with some of the more inelegant and tedious bits of the original game.

World Of Warcraft's New Warfronts Aren't Great, But The Loot Is Nice World Of Warcraft's New Warfronts Aren't Great, But The Loot Is Nice

Introduced in last week’s update, Warfronts are a new feature in World of Warcraft’s Battle for Azeroth expansion. They’re large-scale battles reminiscent of the original Warcraft series’ real-time strategy battles. They’re only exciting for about an hour, but look at my new horse and armor. So good.

Animal-powered digital board/dice/card game Armello is coming to the Nintendo Switch September 27. The Switch version comes in two varieties. The $19.99 normal edition with the basic board and characters, and the $39.99 Complete Edition, which comes with $20 more stuff.

New Splatoon Figures Are Like Amiibo, Only Much Better New Splatoon Figures Are Like Amiibo, Only Much Better

Here’s how you make outstanding action figures: Take a pair of already beloved Amiibo statues, give them a ridiculous amount of articulation and load them up with accessories. That’s what Good Smile Company did to create the upcoming Squid Girl and Squid Girl DX Figma figures.

Tales of Vesperia Definitive Edition arrives on PS4, Xbox One, PC and Switch on January 11, 2019. If you played the North American Xbox 360 version without all the cool Japanese Ps3 exclusive stuff that’s being included in the Definitive Edition, you pretty much failed as a Tales fan. Sorry.

Doctor Who Infinity Tells Amazing Stories For A Match-Three Game Doctor Who Infinity Tells Amazing Stories For A Match-Three Game

Before it was reborn in 2005, British science fiction mainstay Doctor Who survived 26 years of flimsy sets, questionable costumes and laughable effects by telling great stories with excellent talent. That’s also what raises Doctor Who Infinity above the match-three game that serves as its foundation.

A Spoiler-Free Primer On The Characters In The New Spider-Man Game A Spoiler-Free Primer On The Characters In The New Spider-Man Game

Spider-Man for the PlayStation 4 is a game worth playing, even for someone only vaguely familiar with the popular comic series and its six movie tie-ins. If that’s you, here’s a handy little guide to the characters you need to know to get the most out of Insomniac’s web-slinging adventure.

World Of Warcraft's Alpacas Are My Best Friends World Of Warcraft's Alpacas Are My Best Friends

Further demonstrating Blizzard’s obvious Horde bias, within an hour of beginning questing in Battle for Azeroth’s new Horde-centric Vol’dun region I’ve ridden in a wagon pulled by the fluffiest alpaca ever, while an adorable little fox creature sang a song about them. I just can’t even.

World Of Warcraft Battle For Azeroth: The Kotaku Review World Of Warcraft Battle For Azeroth: The Kotaku Review

“Well, it’s more of the same” is generally my answer when people ask me how I’m enjoying World of Warcraft’s seventh paid expansion, Battle for Azeroth. Then I spend several minutes explaining why that’s not a bad thing.

Battle For Azeroth Is More Exciting When You're Horde Battle For Azeroth Is More Exciting When You're Horde

Man, why did I waste two weeks questing through boring green hills for the Alliance when I could have been exploring dinosaur-infested swamps as a mighty Cowadin? Even in the middle of the Battle for Azeroth, the Horde have it good.

Happy 40th Birthday, Lego Minifigure Happy 40th Birthday, Lego Minifigure

Lego’s been making building sets since the 1950s, but it wasn’t until 1978 that the company came up with the perfect plastic people to play in them. The Lego Minifigure was born in 1978 with a handful of designs. Forty years later, there are more than 8,000, most of them hiding in my office drawers.

Excellent New Fighting Game Has Indie All-Stars Like Shovel Knight Face Off

Curly vs. Gunvolt. Shovel Knight vs. Isaac. If these match-ups don’t get you excited, you may have missed out on some of the most delightful indie games of the past decade. Fortunately Studio Saizensen’s all-star indie fighting game Blade Strangers is just as quirky and approachable as the games that spawned it.

We're Not Getting This Chrono Trigger Sequel, Dammit

When not creating delightful video games, Owlboy creator Simon Stafsnes Andersen likes to create mock trailers for video games that will probably never exist. Like this one, a heartbreaking glimpse at the Chrono Trigger/Chrono Cross sequel that might have been.

Battle For Azeroth Level Cap Reached, What Now?

After a week and a half of leisurely quest grinding, my diminutive Warlock has reached World of Warcraft’s new level cap of 120. Now it’s time to explore dungeons, hunt for treasure and power up my equipment. Or I could just wait for the next expansion to come along and render all that extra effort moot.

Island Expeditions Are A Fun Break From Battle For Azeroth's Grind Island Expeditions Are A Fun Break From Battle For Azeroth's Grind

Has the new World of Warcraft expansion’s endless questing got you down? Why not take a break from killing things for a fast-paced, team-based treasure hunt? Battle for Azeroth’s Island Expeditions are just the thing to break up the basic grind.

Battle For Azeroth Sure Is More World Of Warcraft

2016's Legion expansion brought bold new features to World of Warcraft, changing the game in exciting ways. So far, the Battle for Azeroth expansion does not.

My New Favorite World Of Warcraft Spot Is A Junk Pile My New Favorite World Of Warcraft Spot Is A Junk Pile

On the far western side of Tiragarde Sound in World of Warcraft Battle for Azeroth’s island nation of Kul Tiras, surrounded by tiresome rolling green hills, lies a gold and amber treasure trove of discarded tech garbage. It’s a beautiful place, as long as you don’t mind the vicious robot dogs.

Battle For Azeroth Blood Lust Fades Quickly Battle For Azeroth Blood Lust Fades Quickly

When World of Warcraft’s seventh expansion pack went live on Monday, Blizzard’s dramatic pre-launch events had whipped me into an anti-Horde frenzy. Three days later, I just want to hang with these snake critters. War’s over, everybody go home.

My Personal Battle For Azeroth Is Sorting Through All These Side Quests My Personal Battle For Azeroth Is Sorting Through All These Side Quests

There’s only so much punishment a gnome Warlock can take, and I can’t take no more. World of Warcraft’s Battle for Azeroth expansion is live, and the Horde is going to pay for their grievous trespasses. Once I finish finding a little girl some seashells, hunt for some treasure, and some other stuff. But after that—WAR.

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