The new Assassin’s Creed board game we posted about a little while ago is now live on Kickstarter, a

The new Assassin’s Creed board game we posted about a little while ago is now live on Kickstarter, and has already blown way past its asking price. I’ve messed around with a prototype of the game and it’s pretty good!

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Source: Kotaku – The new Assassin’s Creed board game we posted about a little while ago is now live on Kickstarter, a

Deadspin Le’Veon Bell Will Sit Out The Season.

Deadspin Le’Veon Bell Will Sit Out The Season. Now What? | The A.V. Club Monopoly For Millennials is here, as condescending as you’d expect | The Slot Report: The White House is Full of Petty Motherfuckers | Splinter Michigan’s New Dem Governor Is Already Flooding Her Administration With Corporate Interests | The Root 

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Source: Kotaku – Deadspin Le’Veon Bell Will Sit Out The Season.

Toronto Esports Team Pulls Out Of Overwatch Because It Couldn't Use 'Toronto' Anymore

There’s taking your ball and going home, and then there’s whatever Toronto Esports just did. After a few days of unusual tweets from the organization’s president and founder, including an unanswered challenge issued to Overwatch League’s new Toronto team, Toronto Esports suddenly dropped out of Overwatch’s minor…

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Source: Kotaku – Toronto Esports Team Pulls Out Of Overwatch Because It Couldn’t Use ‘Toronto’ Anymore

Assassin's Creed Odyssey's New Cyclops Boss Is A Letdown

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey continues to expand after the game’s release, offering new challenges and rewards for hearty mercenaries. The latest, a battle against a towering cyclops, could have been a tough and rewarding fight. Instead, it’s surprisingly mundane.

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Source: Kotaku – Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s New Cyclops Boss Is A Letdown

Nintendo’s Reggie Fils-Aime Has Some Games He’d Like To Sell You

Reggie Fils-Aime is in hype mode. That is the main gear for the president of Nintendo of America the week before Black Friday as he sits in a 38th-floor Manhattan hotel suite full of Nintendo game and system boxes. “As we look forward to the next 45 days or so,” he says, “we’re excited that we have literally something…

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Source: Kotaku – Nintendo’s Reggie Fils-Aime Has Some Games He’d Like To Sell You

AIs Are Getting Better At Playing Video Games…By Cheating

Earlier this year, researchers tried teaching an AI to play the original Sonic the Hedgehog as part of the The OpenAI Retro Contest. The AI was told to prioritize increasing its score, which in Sonic means doing stuff like defeating enemies and collecting rings while also trying to beat a level as fast as possible.…

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Source: Kotaku – AIs Are Getting Better At Playing Video Games…By Cheating

Now Your Keyboard Can Match Your Game Boy

The original Game Boy is getting a lot of love this week. There’s a Switch remake of two of its greatest games, a tribute to its green screen in Tetris Effect, and now there’s a deluxe set of keyboard keys based on its iconic white, navy, maroon and black color scheme.

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Source: Kotaku – Now Your Keyboard Can Match Your Game Boy

Flashy Player Intros And Wild Comebacks At Red Bull's Street Fighter V Invitational

Red Bull Kumite, which started with Street Fighter IV in 2015 before transitioning to Street Fighter V in 2016, often serves as a summation of the year’s competition. The event invites some of the most accomplished players in the world to compete in Paris, France, and also gives additional challengers the chance to…

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Source: Kotaku – Flashy Player Intros And Wild Comebacks At Red Bull’s Street Fighter V Invitational

Monopoly For Millennials is here, as condescending as you'd expect

For the latest edition of its classic board game Monopoly, Hasbro— also responsible for such titles as Monopoly: Cheaters Edition and Monopoly: Cat Lovers’ Edition— has introduced a version intended to capture the millennial experience.

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Source: Kotaku – Monopoly For Millennials is here, as condescending as you’d expect

How Stan Lee, Creator of Black Panther, Taught a Generation of Black Nerds About Race, Art and Activism

When I was a kid, I didn’t live close enough to a comic book shop to get there on my bike. My parents would have to take me to Fair Oaks Mall in Fairfax, Virginia, and I’d get my comics off the old spinner racks at Waldenbooks. As the years went on and specialty comic shops opened, my friends and I had a comic book…

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Source: Kotaku – How Stan Lee, Creator of Black Panther, Taught a Generation of Black Nerds About Race, Art and Activism

Nominees for the 2018 Game Awards are now online, and the GOTY candidates are Celeste, Red Dead Rede

Nominees for the 2018 Game Awards are now online, and the GOTY candidates are Celeste, Red Dead Redemption 2, God of War, Spider-Man, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, and Monster Hunter World. See the full list here.

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Source: Kotaku – Nominees for the 2018 Game Awards are now online, and the GOTY candidates are Celeste, Red Dead Rede

You Might Get as Good as Forrest Gump If You Practice With This Ping Pong Gear, Starting at $10

Pop quiz: Which is the correct term, ping pong or table tennis? It’s actually a trick question with a complicated answer — they’re different games, or maybe they’re not, depending on who you ask — but what’s not complicated is today’s Amazon sale on JOOLA ping pong gear. It features several strong price drops and even…

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Source: Kotaku – You Might Get as Good as Forrest Gump If You Practice With This Ping Pong Gear, Starting at

The Spyro Reignited Trilogy Preserves The Excellence Of A PlayStation Masterpiece

Back in 1998, Insomniac Games gave us a small purple dragon who’s a joy to control, colorful free-roaming playgrounds and backed with exquisite music. The Spyro Reignited Trilogy looks different, but it feels just as good.

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Source: Kotaku – The Spyro Reignited Trilogy Preserves The Excellence Of A PlayStation Masterpiece

This LG OLED TV Is Already Down To Its Black Friday Price

LG’s OLED TVs have achieved something of a cult status thanks to their ridiculously dark black levels and vibrant colors. If you were waiting for Black Friday to snag yours, the discounted price on the 55" C8 model is already live.

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Source: Kotaku – This LG OLED TV Is Already Down To Its Black Friday Price