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Telltale's Game of Thrones For $8, and More Deals from the Humble Store

The Humble Store just unveiled their end of summer sale, and it’s a doozy. The highlight is a copy of Stealth Inc. 2 for free, no strings attached, but my favorite deal here is the Build-Your-Own Telltale bundle. » 8/28/15 3:15pm 7 minutes ago

All the Most Thrilling Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Coming This Fall

Your “to read” pile is about to get much more massive. This fall’s science fiction and fantasy books include new titles by legends like Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie, Stephen King, Jim Butcher and Tanya Huff. You’re not ready for this! Which is why we’re getting you ready, with our guide to fall books. » 8/28/15 2:17pm Today 2:17pm

Zodiac Starforce Is an Interesting—If Slow—Deconstruction of the Magical Girl Genre

After Sailor Moon Crystal failed to reignite the magical girl genre this year, the idea of a western deconstruction of it in a comic like Zodiac Starforce, which began this week, is enough of a hook to pull you in. And although the comic sets up an interesting new world, its not without a few faults. » 8/28/15 1:37pm Today 1:37pm

A Deeper Look at Some of the Most Stunning Exploitation Movie Posters of All Time

Nicolas Winding Refn, the director of Bronson, Drive, and the upcoming Neon Demon, has a problem. That problem is his insane amount of exploitation posters from New York’s down and dirty Times Square days. To solve this problem, he put them into a book, and it’s fucking crazy. » 8/28/15 12:30pm Today 12:30pm

Disney Infinity 3.0: The Kotaku Review

I played the first Disney Infinity. Hated it. More importantly, my kids hated it too, because it had too many menus, janky controls and some tedious mission design. Yet here we are, having skipped the sequel, for Dadtaku purposes playing our way through Disney Infinity 3.0. Or as most kids will know it, “the Star Wars » 8/28/15 11:11am Today 11:11am

The Creepy 1922 Mass Slaughter That Shocked a Nation (And May Never Be Solved)

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It started with a string of inexplicable occurrences. Footprints in the snow coming from the woods to the back door, but not leading back; creaking in the attic; an unfamiliar newspaper in the kitchen. Then house keys went missing, and someone tried to break the lock on the tool shed. » 8/28/15 10:40am Today 10:40am