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Podcast: Answering Your Best Questions

Today on Kotaku Splitscreen we’re reaching into the mailbag and pulling out all of your best questions on subjects like NX, Overwatch, and video game reviews.


What An EA Video Game Contract Looked Like In 1986

Here’s a fun little relic from the earliest days of game development: The original contract for the IBM port of Wasteland, made by Interplay, which cost EA just $US28,000 ($37,301).


Some Japanese Pokemon GO Players Have Bad Manners 

The stereotype is that Japan is clean. That Japanese people are clean. Many people are, but certainly not all, including some of the country’s Pokemon GO players.


Professional Footballer Quits To Become Professional FIFA Player

How often have you seen people quit a real life sport to become a professional at the virtual version of their sport? This might actually be the first.


Snorlax Bean Bags Are A Thing Now

You can’t pre-order it in Australia and shipping this thing internationally would be a bit of a pain. But if you can weave a bit of magic with customs, it’s possible to get a bean bag that looks like Snorlax.


Marvel's Other Hulk Isn't Feeling Too Awesome Right Now, Either

Suffice to say, if you’re a member of the gamma-radiated family in Marvel’s comics at the moment, now isn’t exactly a happy time.


Pro Counter-Strike Pulled From German TV In The Wake Of Munich Shooting

Following the recent tragedy in Munich, Turner’s ELeague Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament will not be airing in Germany.


The New DOOM Board Game Looks Hot

There was a DOOM board game released in 2004. This isn’t it. This one is brand new.


The Eight Games You'd Bring To A Desert Island

Hypothetical situation. You’re about to be sent to a deserted island, where you’ll be stranded, cut off from all human contact for the rest of your life. What eight games do you bring?


Yooka-Laylee Is Coming Along Nicely

It’s only available to select backers from the original Kickstarter campaign, but if you qualify you’ll be able to see how Yooka-Laylee’s engine and animations are coming along this weekend.


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