Jones: Tua Tagovailoa deserved better from Dolphins, NFL and so many others

Maybe they did everything right. Maybe the medical professionals tasked with ensuring the immediate and long-term health of Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa on Sunday and leading up to Thursday night’s game followed concussion protocol to perfection. It’s still impossible to shake the notion that the 24-year-old quarterback had no business playing as he did … Read more

Netflix Autoplay Made You Miss A Cyberpunk: Edgerunners Secret

Her moon, her man indeed. Gif: Netflix / Studio Trigger / CD Projekt Red / Kotaku If you watched Netflix’s new anime, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, chances are you’re still coping with its emotionally devastating ending and have brought it up to your therapist unprompted on more than one occasion. But the pain doesn’t stop there, friends. … Read more

Updates on Jaire Alexander, Keenan Allen and others

7:58 PM ET NFL NationESPN Week 4 of the NFL season is here, and teams continue to assess injuries to their players ahead of game time. The San Francisco 49ers have suffered another blow to their offense, as star left tackle Trent Williams is expected to be out four to six weeks with an ankle … Read more

YouTuber Makes Chris Pratt’s Mario Real With Unreal Engine

It’s-a him, Chris Pratt. Screenshot: Re-Imagined Games / Kotaku It feels like it was only yesterday when Shigeru Miyamoto pulled the goomba rug out from under our collective gamer asses with the surprise announcement of the bizarre Hollywood cast of the upcoming Super Mario Bros. movie. While the casting of Chris Pratt in the starring … Read more

‘Your Name’ Director’s New Anime Has A Girl Romancing A Chair

Lewd.Screenshot: CoMix Wave Films / 東宝MOVIEチャンネル / Kotaku While most anime have a muscle-bound hunk or an aloof loner as a protagonist’s romantic partner, the new film from the director of international box-office hit Your Name goes a slightly different route. Suzume, the film’s leading lady, romances a wooden chair. This isn’t an Onion article, … Read more

Among Us Players Are Using The Lobbies To Have Cyber Sex Now

Filtering through the Northern American server of Among Us, users will stumble across a variety of oddly-titled lobbies. “HornyRPOnly,” or “SingleGirl,” even “Hrny Bakugo RP.” Inside these lobbies are a multitude of horny gamers, searching for like minded individuals to cyber with. As a 27-year-old looking to play their favorite guilty pleasure game, but with … Read more

Gaming Vet April Bowler Weighs in on Racism in the Anime Community

April BowlerPhoto: Courtesy of H.A.G. Entertainment The gaming/anime world has been adopted by Black nerds for decades now, with a few pioneers leading them including streaming gaming veteran April Bowler. She’s the moderator for The Official Hip-Hop/Anime/Gaming Community, growing the Facebook group by over 20,000 members. Yet, navigating the anime/gaming world was accompanied by the … Read more

a video-game show with a hole the size of a bomb crater at its core

Let’s start with a confession: I was a gamer. In my formative years, when I could have been scaling Middlemarch, or developing an ardent enthusiasm for the films of, say, Ken Loach, I was a snarling, square-eyed monster. Video games were my bread and meat; what I thought about when I woke up, and what … Read more

New Last Of Us Meme Gifs Released By Naughty Dog

Screenshot: Naughty Dog / Sony Today, September 26, is the awkwardly titled “The Last Of Us Day.” As part of this annual international day of celebration, developer Naughty Dog has released 10 new animated gifs featuring characters from the game, like Joel and Ellie. In the universe of The Last Of Us, September 26 is … Read more

The Nier Automata Anime Just Got A Trailer And Release Details

2B continues to carry the weight of the world on her hips.Gif: A-1 Pictures/ PlatinumGames / Kotaku We’ve been waiting since February, when a cryptic teaser went up hinting at an anime adaptation for the popular Japanese action-RPG Nier: Automata, for more details on the promising project. This weekend, we finally got not one, but … Read more