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Destiny 2 YouTube Takedown Revenge Plot Leads To $7.6 Million Bungie Lawsuit

Destiny 2 YouTube Takedown Revenge Plot Leads To $7.6 Million Bungie Lawsuit

Image, Bungie A spree of rogue DMCA takedown notices for Destiny 2 content on YouTube earlier this year has now ballooned into a $7.6 million lawsuit, as Bungie goes after the alleged perpetrator in court. In addition, some Destiny 2 content creators now say they feel “betrayed” after the person who was seemingly responsible denied …

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Mario Movie Producer Says Chris Pratt Won't Offend Italians, Completely Missing The Point

Mario Movie Producer Says Chris Pratt Won’t Offend Italians, Completely Missing The Point

Ask 100 random people who this man is and 99 will probably say Chris Evans.Photo, Valerie Macon ,Getty Images, Illumination CEO Chris Meledandri is apparently under the assumption that his studio is being criticized for casting Chris Pratt as the eponymous plumber in its upcoming Mario movie due to concerns over Italian representation and not …

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Nintendo Unleashes Lawyers On YouTube Musician's Metroid Covers

Nintendo Unleashes Lawyers On YouTube Musician’s Metroid Covers

Image, Nintendo / Kotaku / Tsvet04ek ,Shutterstock, Stop me if you’ve heard this story before…A YouTube channel that featured music, covers, or remixes of classic songs from popular Nintendo games has been forced to remove content after being contacted by Nintendo’s army of lawyers, Well, it’s happening again. A new channel now claims to be …

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Sonic Frontiers Director Tries To Explain Its 'Open Zone' Gameplay, Just Describes An Open-World Game

Sonic Frontiers Director Tries To Explain Its ‘Open Zone’ Gameplay, Just Describes An Open-World Game

Screenshot, Sega Morio Kishimoto, longtime Sonic Team dev and director of Sonic Frontiersrecently did his best to clarify what Sega means when it hypes up the game’s “open zone” mechanics, But his explanation seems to confirm the phrase is just a trumped-up marketing term rather than some sort of indication that Frontiers is substantially different …

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The Creators of Brian and Charles on Their Quirky Sci-Fi Comedy

The Creators of Brian and Charles on Their Quirky Sci-Fi Comedy

Image, Focus Features The world can be a dark and awful place. But as Brian and Charles so delightfully explores, the power of friendship can perform miracles, even when that friendship gets stormy at times—and even when that friendship is between a lonely inventor and the awkwardly bulky robot he crafts from random parts. io9 …

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Kojima Studio Confirms 'Good Relationship' With Sony After Xbox News, Angry Fanboy Reactions

Kojima Studio Confirms ‘Good Relationship’ With Sony After Xbox News, Angry Fanboy Reactions

Image, Kojima Productions Do you hear that? Out in the distance, you can hear thousands of angry fanboys continuing to fight online in the endlessly sad console war. The latest battle involves Metal Gear and Death Stranding creator Hideo Kojima and his independent studio deciding to do business with Microsoft and work on an Xbox-exclusive …

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Three Hopes Is The Most Exciting Fire Emblem In Years

Three Hopes Is The Most Exciting Fire Emblem In Years

Screenshot, Nintendo / Kotaku Despite public cynicism about musou games, which seem like straightforward hack-and-slash fests against armies of faceless foes amid chaotic battlefields, I’ve long felt that this style of gameplay could bring out Fire Emblem‘s best war-simulating potential. Two months ago, I wrote about how Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes could actually be …

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