Hello and welcome to your first serving of Kotaku Originals for the New Year. This week we brought Witzbold into the Kotaku fold as the new King of Kommenters, a lucky reader became a brand new gamer and we took a look at the year's top stories.
Kotaku Originals: From Komment King to a Shopping Spree
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