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Alto's Odyssey Is A Sequel That Was Worth Waiting For

The long-awaited sequel to Snowman’s wonderful endless snowboarding game is finally here. While Alto’s Odyssey swaps the snow-capped mountains of Alto’s Adventure for sandy deserts and jungle temples, it’s still incredibly chill.

How to Clean Your Video Game Consoles How to Clean Your Video Game Consoles

Your video game console is filthy. Choked with dust, smeared with fingerprints or riddled with insects. Your game controllers are a horror show, the seams in the plastic filled with unidentifiable gunk. Let’s clean them.

Rise And Shine, Noctis Lucis Caelum Rise And Shine, Noctis Lucis Caelum

Players who pick up Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition on Steam before May 1 will receive the Half-Life Pack, allowing Noctis and multiplayer characters to cosplay Gordon Freeman. There’s even a crowbar.

Fixes for Dragon Ball FighterZ’ connectivity issues are coming. In a video released today, producer Tomoko Hiroki laid out plans for one patch late this month that “might not fix everything,” and another in mid to late March. The plan is to “gradually resolve the issue.” That is certainly a plan.

Injustice 2's Ninja Turtles Are In Fine Fighting Form Injustice 2's Ninja Turtles Are In Fine Fighting Form

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are back in a 2D fighting game, thanks to their recent addition to Injustice 2. The excellent new execution of Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello and Raphael shows it’s been too long since these turtles mixed it up.

What We Loved About Black Panther What We Loved About Black Panther

Black Panther came out last Thursday and it completely blew my mind. I’m joined by Patricia Hernandez and Mike Fahey to talk about the wonder of Wakanda, colonialism, and especially Erik Killmonger.

The Switch Version Of Rime Is Much Better Now The Switch Version Of Rime Is Much Better Now

Beautiful adventure game Rime wasn’t quite as beautiful when it was released on the Nintendo Switch back in November, suffering from severe frame rate drops, bad pop-in, faded colors and poor lower resolution textures. Yesterday’s 1.02 update doesn’t fix everything, but the game looks and plays so much better now.

Mario Is Getting His Own Fancy Encyclopedia Mario Is Getting His Own Fancy Encyclopedia

Having had tremendous success with its trio of The Legend of Zelda reference books, Dark Horse Publishing sets its sights on the Mushroom Kingdom, chronicling three decades of Nintendo gaming in the Super Mario Encyclopedia.

The Transformers Studio Series Makes Movie Bots Look Good [Update] The Transformers Studio Series Makes Movie Bots Look Good [Update]

While I am not the biggest fan of the live-action Transformers movies, I do appreciate the “realistic” robot and vehicle designs the series has spawned. Revealed today at Toy Fair 2018, the Studio Series celebrates those designs with intricate figures packaged with movie backdrops. I might need them. Update: And…

If There Is Such A Thing As Too Many Cats, This Game Is It If There Is Such A Thing As Too Many Cats, This Game Is It

In Cat Condo, a free idle clicker game now available on Google Play and iTunes, you begin with one cat. Then you get another cat. Combining those cats gets you another cat. Tapping the screen gets you more cats. Not playing at all gets you more cats. The cats never stop.

Meet Rough And Tumble, Two Brand-New Sonic Comic Villains Meet Rough And Tumble, Two Brand-New Sonic Comic Villains

A new era of Sonic comics begins in April, when IDW releases the first four issues of its Sonic the Hedgehog series. The skunk brothers above are Rough and Tumble, a pair of new villains who’ll be causing a stink for Sonic and Knuckles in issue three.

The New Lego Harry Potter Line Starts With Hogwarts' Great Hall The New Lego Harry Potter Line Starts With Hogwarts' Great Hall

Lego returns to JK Rowling’s Wizarding World later this year, with new sets based on the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts series. Like the Lego Harry Potter Hogwarts Great Hall, a $99 set featuring ten minifigures, two buildable creatures and a ridiculous amount of detail.

The Way You Learn Abilities In Fe (Pronounced 'Fee') Is My New Favorite Thing The Way You Learn Abilities In Fe (Pronounced 'Fee') Is My New Favorite Thing

Of all the different ways I’ve gained new abilities in video games, singing softly to animals as a baby fox is definitely my favorite.

McFarlane Toys is teaming up with Activision to create a series of Call of Duty action figures. Due out this fall, the series features fully-articulated six-inch recreations of some of the series’ most recognizable heroes. Like these two. Ah man, these two. The times we had.

The New Lego Millennium Falcon Looks So Fine The New Lego Millennium Falcon Looks So Fine

Man, I don’t know what it is about it, but this might be the best Lego Millennium Falcon ever.

Wooting One Keyboard Review: Analog Innovation Wooting One Keyboard Review: Analog Innovation

Most mechanical keyboard switches have two positions—off and on. Either the key is activated, or it’s not. The switches in the Wooting One keyboard are different. Like the analog trigger on a gamepad, they detect a range of motion. I wouldn’t say it’s something every PC gamer needs, but it can definitely change the…

Hot Wheels RC Brings Rocket League To Life This Fall Hot Wheels RC Brings Rocket League To Life This Fall

Last year, Rocket League developer Psyonix added iconic Hot Wheels vehicles to its popular car soccer video game. This year, Hot Wheels returns the favor, recreating the video game in miniature with the Hot Wheels Rocket League RC Rivals Set.

Don't Expect Much From Lego Marvel 2's Black Panther DLC

In today’s downloadable Black Panther level for Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2, Everett K. Ross is kidnapped by Erik Killmonger, setting up an epic showdown that doesn’t actually happen.

The Longest Five Minutes: The Kotaku Review The Longest Five Minutes: The Kotaku Review

The Longest Five Minutes presents its basic fantasy tale as a series of flashbacks experienced by its amnesiac main character during the game’s final battle. It takes an otherwise generic retro turn-based RPG and turns it into something special. Wait, I’m already at the end of the review? How did I get here?

Alto’s Odyssey, the follow-up to super-chill endless snowboarding game Alto’s Adventure, is launching for iOS devices on February 22 for $4.99. Originally scheduled for release last summer, the game was delayed in August as part of a sinister plot to make me cry.

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