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Yakuza Producer Surprised Everyone Finds Majima Sexy

screenshot: Sega / Ryū ga Gotoku Creators can’t control how their creations are received once they enter the world. Case in point, one of the key people behind the popular and long-running Yakuza series apparently had no idea how many people, especially women, found the series’ recurring, one-eyed character Goro Majima to be so damn …

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Leaked Horizon Multiplayer Alpha Footage Looks Like Fortnite

Some screenshots and gameplay footage circulating online today purport to be Guerrilla Games’ currently in-development Horizon multiplayer project. And I gotta say, these are some of the most Fortnite-looking, Immortals Fenyx Rising-styled models I’ve ever seen. It’s been known for a minute now that developer Guerrilla Games had plans to expand the Horizon universe after …

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Fire Emblem Engage Is Stealing Players’ Most Emotional Kill

Image: Nintendo / Kotaku Imagine that you’re forced into the emotionally turbulent situation of murdering your own evil parent. Right as you work up the nerve and give a heartfelt speech about it, some random ally kills them in front of your eyes. I should feel bad, but I haven’t stopped laughing. For a few …

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Last Of US TV Show Creators Explain Huge Change From The Game

Image: HBO While The Last Of Us TV show has remained very faithful to the PlayStation, it’s occasionally deviated in significant ways. Episode three, which aired last night, showcased the biggest change from the source material yet, and co-creators Neil Druckmann and Craig Mazin have tried their best to explain why in a new interview …

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Thank You, Hi-Fi Rush, For Sparing Us From Video Game Marketing

screenshot: Hi-Fi Rush Hi-Fi Rusha game built around the concept of pure joy, was notable last week for two things. What’s that, it’s really good! And two, it achieved that rarest of video game feats: a successful surprise release. By surprise I mean absolute surprise. One minute nobody knew the game even existed, the next …

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Amazon Announces Tomb Raider Movie In the Works

Image: Crystal Dynamics/Square Enix Yesterday, the news broke that Phoebe Waller Bridge was creating a TV adaptation for Crystal Dynamics’ long-running Tomb Runner franchise for Prime Video. On its own, that information wouldn’t be terribly surprising; Amazon’s making a habit of adapting thingsand we’re in a period where any and every game seems up to …

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge is making a Tomb Raider show at Amazon

Phoebe Waller Bridgephoto: John Sciulli/Getty Images for Turner Fresh off co-starring in the upcoming Indiana Jones And The Dial Of DestinyPhoebe Waller-Bridge is gearing up to throw her talents at pop culture’s other notable gun-toting, treasure-hunting archeologist: Professional Tomb Raider Lara Croft. This is per THRwhich reports that Waller-Bridge is developing a new TV version …

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Phil Spencer Defends Future Of Halo Amid Cuts And Criticism

Image: 343 Industries / Microsoft Things haven’t been going great for Xbox recently. Microsoft is facing stiff resistance in its attempt to acquire Activision Blizzard. It released hardly any big exclusive blockbusters last year. And it just cut over 10,000 jobs last week, including many senior developers horse Halo Infinite studio 343 Industries. Microsoft Gaming …

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