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Riot Employees Prepare For Walkout Today
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Riot Employees Prepare For Walkout Today

May 7, 2019

Los Angeles-based Riot Games employees are preparing for a walkout this afternoon in protest of the company's stance on forced arbitration in what appears to be the first walkout at a major gaming studio. Kotaku will be reporting live from the protest as it develops.

Google Stadia's Only Hardware Is This Special Controller
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Google Stadia's Only Hardware Is This Special Controller

Mar 20, 2019

Today, Google announced its new Stadia game streaming platform that lets gamers play games on pretty much anything with an internet connection. Laptops, desktops, phones, and even TV's with a Chromecast Ultra attached are all supported. That means there's no need to go out and buy a new console to get access to...

How to Use Your Gaming Controllers With Your Computer
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How to Use Your Gaming Controllers With Your Computer

Mar 2, 2019

You may think that your Xbox One or PS4 controller will always stay faithful to the console it's paired with, but that's not always the case. Thanks to the wonders of Bluetooth and other wireless technologies, you can actually use these input devices with Windows and macOS as well--and the setup isn't too difficult...

Zelda's 'Black Sheep' Is My Favorite In The Series
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Zelda's 'Black Sheep' Is My Favorite In The Series

Feb 10, 2019

Because it changes up so much of what we've come to consider the traditonal Zelda formula, Zelda II: The Adventure of Link is often considered the dark horse in the series. But I loved the switch to a side-scrolling action RPG with towns and NPCs. The story of how I played Zelda II is closely intertwined with why it's...