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Devs Share The Wild, Secret Hacks Your Favorite Games Rely On

Devs Share The Wild, Secret Hacks Your Favorite Games Rely On

Image: Kotaku / Tortoon / Alexander_P (Shutterstock) Did you know all the horses in Assassin’s Creed 1 are built using really fucked up human skeletons? Or that TitanQuest used invisible squirrels as in-game timers? All of this is true and is more proof that games are mostly wild collections of code and hope that have …

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Fall Guys Goes Free-To-Play, Servers Immediately Crash

Fall Guys Goes Free-To-Play, Servers Immediately Crash

Image: Mediatonic Oops, they did it again. Fall GuysMediatonic’s bubbly platformer royale, released on Xbox and Switch yesterday as part of a big free-to-play overhaul. The game’s servers immediately combusted, with reports of connectivity woes continuing more than 24 hours later. First released for PlayStation and PC in August 2020, Fall Guys was one of …

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Halo Infinite's Juneteenth Cosmetic Briefly Named After Ape, Sparks Outcry

Halo Infinite’s Juneteenth Cosmetic Briefly Named After Ape, Sparks Outcry

screenshot: 343 Industries / Kotaku Last night, developer 343 Industries rolled out a Juneteenth-themed cosmetic option for Halo Infinite, its multiplayer shooter. For a moment, the affiliated Pan-African-themed color palette was titled “Bonobo.” HAS bonobosfor those who don’t know, is an endangered species of great ape. I do not need to tell you how abhorrent …

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