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Tips For Playing Star Wars: Squadrons

Star Wars: Squadrons is here and it’s pretty damn good, especially if you enjoy space combat and yelling out Star Wars references in the middle of battles. But it can also be a hard or frustrating game to wrap your head around at first, so here are some tips I’ve picked up after playing and reviewing the game. read more


Star Wars: Squadrons: The Kotaku Review

While plenty of games over the last few years have let lightsaber and blaster fans live out their dreams, it’s been a while since a big Star Wars game focused exclusively on starships and space combat. Thankfully for more dogfight-obsessed fans, the newly released Star Wars: Squadrons lets you become an ace pilot for both the Empire and the New Republic. But while the narrative, space combat, and Star Wars details are strong, some bugs and multiplayer issues add a little turbulence to an otherwise smooth flight. read more


How Obscure Star Fox Precursor X Got Two English Translations In One Day

While we often think of localizations as the final word in game development, the truth is that language is so fluid and malleable that there’s a good amount of subjectivity in every translation. Such is the case with a groundbreaking Game Boy game from Star Fox creators Argonaut Games, which recently saw both “official” (leaked) and unofficial translations released on the same day. read more


Everything You Need To Know About Kamala Khan, The Star Of Marvel’s Avengers

When you think of the Avengers, you think Captain America, Thor, Hulk, Iron Man, and Black Widow, comic book characters who’ve been around for over half a century. The main character in the Marvel’s Avengers video game, however, has only been in existence since 2013. That makes it pretty easy to read up on Kamala Khan, AKA Ms. Marvel. Here are the comic books, TV shows, and video games you should check out. read more


Paramount Shelves Noah Hawley’s Star Trek Film For Now

While Star Trek’s TV offerings are flourishing, the films are stuck in somewhat of a rut. After the plans for a fourth Abrams-helmed Trek fell apart, the studio hasn’t had a lot of clarity over what to do with the property, with several film ideas, including one famously pushed by Quentin Tarantino, being floated, tentatively put into production, and then lost into the ether of production hell. read more