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Samsung Galaxy Watch5 Pro: Early Sports Review

Samsung Galaxy Watch5 Pro: Early Sports Review

With the Samsung Galaxy Watch5 and Watch5 Pro, the company joins the ranks of other entities stamping products with the ‘Pro’ moniker. Sometimes that designation is deserved, and other times it’s little more than marketing. This time around, Samsung appears to be courting portions of the adventure crowd with this new Pro model, which boasts …

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‘Save Minecraft!’ Cry Players After Mojang Starts Moderating Private Servers

‘Save Minecraft!’ Cry Players After Mojang Starts Moderating Private Servers

Image: Mojang / Microsoft Minecraft is on fire. At least that’s how it currently feels if you follow the fandom on social media or certain message boards. A portion of the community is up in arms following the news that developer Mojang won’t back down from a controversial move to open private servers up to …

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GTA Online Reacts To Hated, OP Jetbike Finally Getting Nerfed

GTA Online Reacts To Hated, OP Jetbike Finally Getting Nerfed

Image: Rockstar Games / Kotaku Ding dong, the wicked witch is dead. In other words, the player-hated, troll-approved Oppressor Mk. II jetbike in Grand Theft Auto Online has finally been nerfed following nearly half a decade of terror. While many players are happy about the change, others have shared concerns that it has made the …

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Paragliding ‘legend’ Nick Neynens can’t walk, may be paralyzed after crash

Paragliding ‘legend’ Nick Neynens can’t walk, may be paralyzed after crash

Australian paragliding pro Nick Neynens may never walk again after coming down heavily on to a rock face while gliding in the French Alps. The 39-year-old from Brisbane had met with three other friends in mid-June, in Annecy, southeast France, where they had planned to fly out into the hills. Nick said it was a …

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Inside Kendrick Perkins’ multimillion-dollar Frenchie business

Inside Kendrick Perkins’ multimillion-dollar Frenchie business

Kendrick Perkins, a former NBA champion and star analyst at ESPN, could very well make more money from his Frenchie business than he does in broadcasting over the next five-plus years. About four years ago, Perkins was approached by his brother-in-law Thomas Alpough with a succinct business pitch: “Man, we need to get into this …

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FaZe Clan goes public in $725 million SPAC, a market bet on Gen Z and the creator economy

FaZe Clan goes public in $725 million SPAC, a market bet on Gen Z and the creator economy

Digital entertainment and esports brand FaZe Clan began trading on the Nasdaq Wednesday after completing a SPAC merger in a deal valued at $725 million, a big step for creator economy companies to be publicly traded. FaZe Clan is an online media company made up of 93 members, consisting primarily of esports competitors and content …

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Porsche CEO confirms novel three-row, all-electric SUV, and 718 sports car by mid-decade

Porsche CEO confirms novel three-row, all-electric SUV, and 718 sports car by mid-decade

In a recent interview, Porsche CEO Oliver Blume confirmed the German automaker plans to launch a sporty new all-electric SUV that will be positioned as top-tier model above both the Cayenne and Macan. The new SUV appears to have been somewhat expedited as Porsche faces delays on its all-electric Macan SUV due to software development …

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EA Roasted For Dunking On Single-Player Games After Everything It’s Done

EA Roasted For Dunking On Single-Player Games After Everything It’s Done

Image: BioWare / Kotaku It’s been a while since Electronic Arts was the video game villain of the moment, but on Thursday the FIFA publisher sucked up all the oxygen in the room thanks to a bad joke made even worse by the company’s cutthroat history. If there’s one gaming mega corporation out there who …

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The Hottest Game Of The Summer Has A Cheating Problem

The Hottest Game Of The Summer Has A Cheating Problem

Screenshot: Annapurna / Kotaku It’s like clockwork: A game comes out with a robust competitive component…and is instantly inundated by players who rocket to the top via nefarious, unsanctioned means—cheaters, in other words. The latest victim is Neon White, a multi-genre speedrunning game developed by Angel Matrix and published by Annapurna Interactive. What’s most curious …

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