The Quiet Man gets sound and subtitles in the new 'Answered' patch

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The Quiet Man gets sound and subtitles in the new 'Answered' patch

The Quiet Man made a hell of an impression back in June with "the worst trailer at E3," and it more than lived up to that potential when it finally came out last week. Tyler, who played it so that you don't have to, described it as "a spectacular disaster," not just a bad game but a full-scale catastrophic failure whose existence is even more remarkable when you consider that it comes from a major, reputable publisher. 

A Scum bug was causing uncontrollable penis growth

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A Scum bug was causing uncontrollable penis growth

Last week's Wild Hunter update to the online survival game Scum added bow and arrow skills, new animals to use them on, new musical instruments, and user-definable dongs. Amusingly, they weren't purely cosmetic: embiggening your wang requires the use of attribute points that could otherwise be put toward more useful characteristics, or you could shrink it up in exchange for a boost to your brain or biceps. 

Jeff Kaplan says Wrecking Ball was a 'controversial' addition to Overwatch

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Jeff Kaplan says Wrecking Ball was a 'controversial' addition to Overwatch

Overwatch's marquee characters include giant monkey with power armor and a super-genius intellect, and these guys, and so you might reasonably think that new character creation is an "anything goes" kind of process. It is not, according to director Jeff Kaplan, who told Kotaku at the recent BlizzCon event that Wrecking Ball, the hamster with a ball that transforms into a quadrupedal battlemech, is about as far as Blizzard wants to go.

Watch a gorgeous trailer for Cloudpunk, a game about a courier in the clouds

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Watch a gorgeous trailer for Cloudpunk, a game about a courier in the clouds

Every now and then I run into a game trailer that grabs my attention and won't let go, even though it tells me very little about the game itself. The announcement video for Cloudpunk is very much one of them: It's about a driver for a "semi-legal" courier company in the towering, neon city of Nivalis, and holy cow does it look good.