Kotakuen-US<![CDATA[The Best And Worst Parts Of Every Assassin’s Creed Game]]>/assassin-s-creed-ubisoft-best-worst-list-valhalla-unity-1849575749

Released back in 2007, the first Assassin’s Creed took the world by storm and kicked off a large and still ongoing franchise, one of Ubisoft’s most successful, too. While every fan of the franchise no doubt has their favorite (and least favorite) entries, we aren’t here to rank them all. I mean, we did that already.

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<![CDATA[Report: 17-Year-Old Arrested On Suspicion Of Being Hacker Behind GTA VI Leak]]>/gta-6-vi-hack-leaker-arrested-teenager-london-laspsus-1849573250

Today, London City Police announced they had arrested a 17-year-old from Oxfordshire Thursday evening. While the police have yet to confirm why, it’s been reported that the teen was arrested in connection with the recent Uber and Grand Theft Auto VI leaks. The suspect remains in City Police custody at this time.

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<![CDATA[The Cyberpunk: Edgerunners Fire Is Out Of Control In The Cyberpunk 2077 Modding Scene]]>/cyberpunk-2077-edgerunners-mods-steam-netflix-anime-1849575817

Cyberpunk 2077 might be getting its first major expansion next year, but that hasn’t stopped fans from creating their own mods for the game so they can finally have Netflix’s popular anime series, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, in the game for realsies.

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<![CDATA[Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales Coming To PC Later This Fall]]>/spider-man-miles-morales-port-pc-steam-insomniac-1849575501

Swinging right off the heels of Insomniac’s PC release for Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered last month, its spin-off, Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, is making its way to PC sometime later this year as well.

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<![CDATA[Dragon Ball’s Unsung Hero Finally Takes Center Stage In The Breakers]]>/dragon-ball-the-breakers-farmer-majin-buu-anime-dimps-1849574913

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<![CDATA[TikTok’s Ugly ‘NPC In Real Life’ Trend Reflects The Worst Side Of Growing Up Online]]>/tiktok-npc-in-real-life-trend-twitter-gen-z-video-games-1849575169

I’ve been seeing these videos for at least a year, what I’d call the “NPC in real life” trend on TikTok, videos which involve harassing, embarrassing, or frightening people in public. Harassment is a staple of online life, something I placidly accept from YouTube “prank” channels, niche celebrity drama, and my Twitter…

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<![CDATA[In This Modern-Day Bushido Blade-Style Fighting Game It’s One Hit And You’re Toast]]>/die-by-the-blade-triple-hill-interactive-bushido-blade-1849574897

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<![CDATA[Xbox Launches 'Project Amplify' To Address Gaming’s Desperate Need For More Black Developers]]>/xbox-project-amplify-hbcu-black-game-devs-development-1849574976

To cap off National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week, Xbox announced “Project Amplify,” an outreach program to help the next generation of Black game developers begin charting their career paths within the industry.

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<![CDATA[River City Girls Zero’s Charming Presentation Masks A Frustrating Vintage Beat ‘Em Up]]>/river-city-zero-wayforward-arc-system-works-review-1849574361

We might have to wait a little while longer before we can ora ora ora our way into River City Girls 2, but beat ‘em up fans can satiate their hunger by time-warping into the rerelease of a much older game from the ‘90s, now retitled River City Girls Zero. It’s out for just about every platform now, including PC and…

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<![CDATA[Apex Legends Devs Are Sick Of Players Harassing Them]]>/apex-legends-ea-respawn-twitter-reddit-harassment-1849574155

Respawn Entertainment took to Twitter this week with a statement condemning the “increased harassment” its employees have faced over the variety of issues plaguing the popular battle royale shooter Apex Legends.

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<![CDATA[Trombone Champ Is Now A Steam Top Seller, Which Is Fantastic]]>/trombone-champ-steam-pc-top-10-games-holy-wow-1849573950

It just simply could not be better that one of the top 10 selling games on Steam right now is Trombone Champ, the utterly ridiculous and hilarious trombone sim-cum-Guitar Hero game from one of the funniest developers in the industry. But it’s also astonishing, given the daft obscurity of the game’s themes.

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<![CDATA[The Story Behind Mortal Kombat’s Iconic Dragon Logo]]>/mortal-kombat-arcade-12-dragon-logo-history-ed-boon-1849573670

You’ve probably seen the silhouette of Mortal Kombat’s dragon logo so often that you don’t even think about how little sense it makes. There weren’t any dragons in the original Mortal Kombat, and it doesn’t factor into the backstory about an interdimensional martial arts tournament to determine the fate of the planet.…

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<![CDATA[Detective Pikachu 2 May Still Exist, Even Be 'Nearing Release']]>/detective-pikachu-2-release-nintendo-switch-pokemon-1849573458

It’s been three years since The Pokémon Company announced Detective Pikachu 2 for the Nintendo Switch. And given the complete silence on the project since, you’d be forgiven for having completely forgotten it was ever a thing. However, due to a throwaway line on a developer’s LinkedIn profile, it seems it’s not only…

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<![CDATA[Sorry, Nintendo, Everyone’s Having A Hard Time Remembering It’s Tears Of The Kingdom, Not BOTW 2]]>/zelda-botw-2-tears-of-the-kingdom-nintendo-switch-title-1849572571

Nintendo, ever the iconoclasts, chose the most recent Nintendo Direct to announce not the GameCube Zelda remakes we’re certain they’ve already finished, nor any information about the upcoming Mario movie, but instead to surprise-reveal the official title of Breath of the Wild 2 . It was The Legend Of Zelda: Tears of

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<![CDATA[Madden Streamers Are Going On 'Strike' Over In-Game Gambling Odds]]>/madden-23-ea-sports-strike-pack-ultimate-team-1849571865

Some of the biggest streamers in the Madden community have announced they’re going on “pack strike,” creating a hashtag and refusing to spend any money on Madden 23's Ultimate Team mode until publisher Electronic Arts makes some changes.

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<![CDATA[Solium Infernum Is A Grand Strategy Game Set In Hell]]>/solium-infernum-league-of-geeks-grand-strategy-pc-steam-1849571511

I know a lot of people who would say a grand strategy game set anywhere would be hell, but those people don’t know what they’re missing out on.

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<![CDATA[Steam Has New Sales & Popularity Charts, And They're Great]]>/steam-valve-sales-charts-most-played-pc-popular-1849571329

People like to buy games from, and play games in, Steam, but anyone interested in really poking around the site (like us, it’s our job) has two things they want to know: which games are selling the most copies, and which games are being played the most.

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<![CDATA[Congressman Under Investigation For 'Sex Trafficking' Caps Off Twitch's Worst Week Ever [Update]]]>/twitch-matt-gaetz-gambling-crypto-scam-sex-predator-1849570942

First Amazon-owned Twitch was ravaged by a major gambling scandal. Then it revealed a new, worse revenue split for creators because it had to charge itself too much for servers. Next Bloomberg reported that the platform has a major problem when it comes to potential predators using it to target children. And now Rep.…

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<![CDATA[Tiny Tina's Wonderlands Was So Successful, Gearbox Is Turning It Into A Franchise]]>/tiny-tina-wonderlands-gearbox-borderlands-spin-off-2k-1849570669

Released earlier this year, Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands has proven to be a big success for Gearbox and 2K. In fact, it did so well that Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford confirmed that the Borderlands spin-off is now the start of a brand new franchise, with more Wonderlands content to come in the future.

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<![CDATA[The Internet's Biggest Overwatch 2 Questions, Answered]]>/overwatch-2-release-date-seasonal-skins-blizzard-pc-1849570005

I’m not necessarily looking forward to Overwatch 2, Activision Blizzard’s follow-up and replacement to its team-based 2016 shooter.

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<![CDATA[Destiny 2 Gives Up On New Challenge, Tacitly Admitting There's A Much Bigger Problem]]>/destiny-2-witch-queen-season-18-plunder-lfg-bungie-1849569718

Destiny 2’s Season of Plunder has been a surprisingly enjoyable romp through space pirate fantasy so far, but it hasn’t been without its issues. The biggest one yet materialized this week when a new story quest required players to kill 50 champions before they could progress. Bungie decided to auto-complete the…

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<![CDATA[Rockstar Locks Social Media Comments In Wake Of GTA VI Leak Spread]]>/gta-vi-6-hacker-leak-uber-lapsus-rockstar-teapot-1849569292

In the days following this week’s massive Grand Theft Auto VI leaks, investigations have revealed more information about the party behind the hack. Rather than a single individual, it appears that at least two people—possibly connected to a larger hacker group—were behind the weekend’s huge breach. And while Rockstar…

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<![CDATA[Your Fall 2022 Anime Guide: What To Watch, Binge, And Obsess Over]]>/anime-fall-2022-guide-what-to-watch-binge-and-stream-1849569424

Congratulations, weebs. You’ve made it to the fall anime season. Your reward? More anime. But not just any kind of anime. You’ve got the return of Bleach (the sword-swinging member of the “Big Three Anime”) as well as the final season of Mob Psycho 100, the glorious debut of Chainsaw Man, and so, so much more. Yeah,…

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<![CDATA[Demolition Sim Hardspace: Shipbreaker Devs Join A Labor Union]]>/hardspace-shipbreaker-iatse-union-1849568789

The support studio that worked on Hardspace: Shipbreaker, Crossfire Legion, and Secret Ponchos has voted to form a union with The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE).

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<![CDATA[Splatoon 3's Katana Turns My Squid Into A Ninja, And It Rules]]>/splatoon-3-switch-new-splatana-sword-katana-weapon-1849568329

Splatoon 3 is filled with an assortment of colorful weaponry. From guns that look like pencil sharpeners to paint buckets in the shape of bathtubs, Nintendo’s ink ‘em up has no shortage of personality, especially when it comes to your choice of paint-splattering equipment. But despite all the distinct characteristics…

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<![CDATA[Beacon Pines: The Kotaku Review]]>/review-beacon-pines-best-2022-games-adventure-pc-switch-1849567982

Beacon Pines is the tragic story of a pair of young (animal) children who fall afoul of some nefarious characters working out of an old abandoned factory. It’s also the story of those same children attempting to investigate these peculiar goings-on, until they uncover secrets that lead to their untimely demise. And…

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<![CDATA[Videogamedunkey, YouTube's Biggest Video Game Reviewer, Now Wants To Sell Them]]>/videogamedunkey-youtube-review-bigmode-hades-cuphead-1849567984

The biggest critic in gaming is getting into publishing. Jason “videogamedunkey” Gastrow announced in his latest YouTube video that he and his wife, Leah Gastrow, will run a new indie label called Bigmode dedicated to discovering and evangelizing the best games that haven’t even been made yet. “I’m sick of sitting on…

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<![CDATA[Twitch Streamers Are Pissed That Amazon Is Taking More Of Their Money For BS Reasons]]>/twitch-amazon-sub-youtube-streamer-revenue-split-1849567938

Yesterday, the president of Twitch, Dan Clancy, announced a change to the revenue system that would mean some of the top performing Twitch streamers will get less money. According to Clancy, Twitch was making this change in order to afford increasing server costs.The changes would not affect “the vast majority” of…

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<![CDATA[Somehow This Video Game Belly Button Was Too Sexy For Google]]>/google-android-hook-up-game-dating-ios-profanity-1849565008

Just a few weeks after Hook Up: The Game released on Android, developer Sophie Artemigi was surprised to see the visual novel flagged for inappropriate sexual content.

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<![CDATA[‘GameStop Daycare’ Is A Thing And Employees Are Tired Of Babysitting Other People's Kids]]>/gamestop-daycare-mario-kart-switch-babysitter-meme-1849565530

Gamers of a certain age have fond memories of that first time they played Super Mario 64 or another Nintendo classic at the demo station in the mall. It felt like you were touching a piece of the future. Maybe you played for hours. What they probably don’t remember is how much it pissed off the person paid minimum…

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<![CDATA[$300 For A Cloud-Only Gaming Handheld Sure Is Optimistic, Logitech]]>/game-pass-streaming-steam-deck-switch-g-cloud-logitech-1849565755

Having a (relatively) small device that can play basically any big game on it is a cool idea, and that’s what I love about Valve’s Steam Deck. But the Deck can be a bit bulky, and its battery just doesn’t last sometimes. Plus it doesn’t work easily with Xbox Game Pass. So the idea of a new, smaller handheld dedicated…

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<![CDATA[Nvidia CEO Makes It Clear That High PC Graphics Card Prices Are Here To Stay]]>/pc-nvidia-rtx-4090-4080-gpu-card-prices-crypto-scalping-1849565648

If your sticker shock from Nvidia’s reveal of astronomical prices for its new 4000-series graphics cards yesterday gave you disadvantage on perception checks, I bring bad news: It’s not likely to get any better, at least as far as Nvidia is concerned. It seems team green is sticking to those sky-high prices for its…

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<![CDATA[Believe: An Uncanny Ted Lasso Is Coming To FIFA 23]]>/fifa-23-ted-lasso-cameo-jason-sudeikis-afc-richmond-1849565109

The latest in EA’s FIFA soccer franchise won’t just star your favorite current players, but will also feature the fictional squad from the hit AppleTV show Ted Lasso. And the character himself will be a playable coach in the upcoming game, with a fully mocapped Jason Sudeikis to bounce about alongside your team,…

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<![CDATA[GTA VI’s Vice City Is Already Being Mapped Using MS Paint, Google Earth, And Math]]>/gta-6-vi-vice-city-leaks-map-mapping-rockstar-1849565027

Previously this week, early development footage of the next Grand Theft Auto game, assumed to be Grand Theft Auto VI, leaked all over the internet. You probably already know about all that. Since then, it’s become harder to find the leaked footage, and sites—including Kotaku—aren’t able to showcase footage or…

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<![CDATA[Saints Row CEO Sounds Kinda Disappointed About New Reboot's Sales]]>/saints-row-gta-rockstar-embracer-grand-theft-auto-5-1849564447

While digital and physical sales of the Saints Row reboot hit a strong second place in both American and European markets, the open-world crime sim was denied first place by Madden NFL 23 and Grand Theft Auto V, respectively. While second place isn’t bad, the Saints Row reboot has actually been a bit of a flop, at…

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<![CDATA[Destiny 2 Cheat Developer Claims Bungie Hacked Them In New Lawsuit]]>/destiny-2-bungie-hacking-cheat-lawsuit-aimjunkies-1849564026

It’s been a wild week for hackers making off with video game studios’ private files and using publishers’ services for their own gain. But this time, it’s a major studio accused of doing the hacking. A group of Destiny 2 cheat makers are suing Bungie for hacking into one of their computers. They are seeking a trial by…

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<![CDATA[PS5 Game Flopped So Hard, Even GameStop Is Getting Rid Of It Now]]>/babylons-fall-square-enix-gamestop-rpg-pc-1849563429

Babylon’s Fall, the live-service role-playing game Kotaku writer Ethan Gach named the PlayStation 5’s “new worst game,” has been made so valueless, some GameStops are giving physical copies away for free.

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<![CDATA[Call of Duty Players Are Really Mad About Red Dots]]>/call-of-duty-modern-warfare-minimap-infinity-ward-fps-1849563125

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, out October 28, will stand by controversial design decisions even after its strained beta weekend, developer Infinity Ward says. The long-standing ability to slide-cancel—which allowed players to manipulate sliding into a super-fast run—is gone, and, in a move that has replaced some…

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<![CDATA[Andrew Tate Controversy Seemingly Leads Riot To Cut Valorant Esports Team Loose [Update: CEO Resigns]]]>/andrew-tate-valorant-g2-esports-league-twitch-misogyny-1849562974

One of the top ten esports companies in the world might have just lost its highly coveted franchise spot in Riot Games’ upcoming pro Valorant league because the CEO defended partying with internet misogynist Andrew Tate. Outside reports and comments by some employees certainly make it seem that way, insinuating that…

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<![CDATA[Top Twitch Streamer Mizkif Suspended From Gaming Org For Alleged Sexual Assault 'Cover Up']]>/twitch-streamer-crazyslick-mizkif-maya-gambling-assault-1849560465

As if Twitch wasn’t in the news enough already, the platform is again making new headlines, following yesterday’s successful campaign by top broadcasters to ban gambling from the livestreaming service. However, instead of money problems, we’re dealing with issues of sexual assault and harassment, as personalities like…

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<![CDATA[GTA Publisher Take-Two's Awful Week Gets Worse With Another Disastrous Hack]]>/2k-support-take-two-hack-leak-gta6-nba-2k23-phishing-1849562111

Take-Two is definitely not having a good time of it. Following the weekend’s colossal leak of GTA VI, its septimana horribilis continues with the fresh news that its 2K Games support services have been hacked, and customers are now being sent out phishing scams.

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<![CDATA[Star Citizen Has Now Raised Over Half A Billion Dollars]]>/star-citizen-funding-money-raised-half-billion-rsi-1849561335

Star Citizen, a video game that exists as a Forever Promise, was first revealed to the world back in 2012 via a Kickstarter campaign that raised $2.1 million. In the decade since, through the announcements of spin-offs, modules, in-game economies and countless other features and half-baked ideas, the game seems no…

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<![CDATA[Play The Trombone Game, It's Great]]>/trombone-champ-steam-pc-mac-rhythm-game-impressions-1849561097

I had seen screenshots of Trombone Champ earlier this week and thought it was some kind of Wii Music meme I’d completely missed. Now that I know it’s an actual game of its own, though, I am very glad I’ve had the chance to check it out.

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<![CDATA[Other Developers Share Footage Of What Their Games Looked Like Early In Development]]>/control-sea-of-thieves-cult-lamb-development-early-clip-1849560888

The Grand Theft Auto VI leaks were big news for all kinds of reasons, but one of the more interesting talking points has been the revival of a discussion about how “bad” a game can look in front of the public.

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<![CDATA[Twitch Bans Major Gambling Sites After Streamers Threaten Strike]]>/twitch-gambling-xqc-pokimane-stake-trainwreck-betting-1849560661

It’s been a rough 24 hours for people broadcasting in purple. After a scandal broke that a Twitch streamer had been scamming viewers and peers alike out of an alleged $200,000 to fund a Counter-Strike: Global Offensive addiction, top personalities started exerting pressure on the live-streaming company to do…

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<![CDATA[8 Great Video Games That Capture The Best Of The Fall Season]]>/fall-guys-games-tlou-last-of-us-switch-pc-1849560108

When the day starts to cool and the leaves turn crunchy orange, I’m in the best mood possible. I want to light a cranberry-scented candle, settle into soft blankets, and boot up one of many great autumnal video games—games that take place in autumn months, or have radiant and full fall settings.

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<![CDATA[The Week In Games: Swashbuckling And Shoveling]]>/return-monkey-island-shovel-knight-dig-serial-cleaners-1849559901

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<![CDATA[Nvidia’s New 4000-Series PC Graphics Cards Are Too Damn Expensive]]>/pc-nvidia-rtx-4090-4080-gpu-card-prices-crypto-scalping-1849560018

Today, after many months of leaks, rumors, and speculation, Nvidia finally officially revealed its next generation of graphics cards, the RTX 4000 series. While new graphics upgrades are welcome—the RTX 3000 series is now over two years old—Nvidia’s decision to charge massive premiums for the new-generation GPUs, as…

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<![CDATA[Game Pass Nabs One Of Steam's Biggest Hits]]>/xbox-game-pass-valheim-deathloop-fifa-23-ea-play-1849559980

The latest haul of new releases and ports is on its way to Xbox Game Pass and there’s a bunch of really good stuff. While sci-fi shooter Deathloop finally joins the console service after a year of PS5 exclusivity, 2021's massive Viking sim hit, Valheim, is also on the way to the PC side. Here’s everything coming for …

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<![CDATA[Mob Psycho 100’s English Voice Actor Probably Isn't Coming Back Because Of Crunchyroll]]>/mob-psycho-100-crunchyroll-kyle-mccarley-sag-aftra-1849559684

October is slated to be a stacked month in the realm of anime with the return of the popular shonen series Bleach, and the debut of the hotly anticipated devil-killing anime Chainsaw Man. However, it’s not looking like the English voice actor for everyone’s favorite milk-drinking psychic will be reprising his role in…

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<![CDATA[MMO For Kids Shuts Down Temporarily After Hacker Fills It With Nasty Swears]]>/wizard101-mmo-kids-hacker-swears-nasty-messages-1849559612

Kid-friendly PC MMO Wizard101 was released back in 2008 and for the past 14 years, it has quietly chugged on, successfully staying afloat while many other games have shut down. But recently, this old MMO found itself thrust into the spotlight after a series of bizarre and expletive-filled in-game messages began…

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