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Here's More, Unsurprisingly Gory, Mortal Kombat X Gameplay (NSFW)

From what we’ve seen so far, Mortal Kombat X is shaping up to be the best, if not the most violent, instalment in the 22-year old beat-em-up series. Another gameplay clip has popped up online and while it’s a bit too much for my tastes, I certainly won’t stand in the way of anyone keen to literally dispense some brain-snapping bargains on their virtual foes. NSFW purely for crazy amounts of blood, gore and blood-gore.


So BuzzFeed Is Getting Into Games Development... Sort Of

It’s natural for a company, once it has grown to sufficient size — and has the dollars rolling in — to want to expand, even diversify. Despite your opinion of Buzzfeed and its particular formula of “news media”, it’s now in this very position, weighing up various opportunities off the beaten path (at least for it). Apparently one option Buzzfeed is taking seriously is games — it’s already recruited a couple of designers and developers to work on more interactive content.


Gauntlet Remake Delayed Until Late September

On Thursday, Arrowhead announced that its upcoming modern take on Gauntlet will be delayed until next month, to allow for “fine-tuning” of the game’s multiplayer. Considering Gauntlet is all about four-player co-op, you can understand why the Magicka studio would want to spend a bit more time getting it right.


Talk Amongst Yourselves

Welcome to Talk Amongst Yourselves, AKA ‘TAY’. Organise meet-ups, talk about games, talk about anything you want! Consider this the unofficial Kotaku Australia forum. Become a TAYbie today and join the best and friendliest community on the internet!


Freebie Friday! 100% Free Games For iOS, Android And Windows Phone

At the end of each week, we bring you a list of the latest free mobile games for iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone. Deals this week include Pixel Road on Windows Phone, Easy Battery Doctor on Android and RollerCoaster Tycoon 4 on iOS. Download them all without spending a cent!


Dealhacker: Get Up To 80 Percent Off Video Games From Amazon

Amazon has just launched its “End of Summer” Sale with up to 80 per cent off a range of video games, including Titanfall, Batman Mega Bundle and Hitman: Absolution. Here are a few bargains that are worth checking out — with links to each deal.


App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone Apps

Today’s best deals include Google News & Weather on Android, Checkmark 2 on iOS and NRL 2014 on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!



Remember This?

Yeah take that! That’s two days in a row you couldn’t guess Remember This. Consider this revenge! Day 3. Another clue. I think I’ll make this one a little easier for y’all.


The ACCC On Valve's Refund Policy: "We Had To Take It To Court"

This morning the ACCC announced it would be taking Valve to court over its current refund policy, today we spoke to the Chairman Rod Sims and Regional Director Sam Di Scerni about the issue and some of the reasoning behind today’s statement.