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Hyped VR Game's Heartbreaking 'Noose' Sequence Sparks Trigger Warnings Debate

Hyped VR Game’s Heartbreaking ‘Noose’ Sequence Sparks Trigger Warnings Debate

Screenshot: Zero stress level / Kotaku Context is important. What happens before the events gives insight into how and why they unfold the way they do. But what if the context only comes later? What if there was no warning for the traumatic event you were about to experience in a game? Questions like these, …

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Hyped VR Game's Heartbreaking 'Noose' Sequence Sparks Trigger Warnings Debate

Hyped VR Game’s Heartbreaking ‘Noose’ Sequence Sparks Trigger Warnings Debate

Screenshot: Zero stress level / Kotaku Context is important. What happens before the events gives insight into how and why they unfold the way they do. But what if the context only comes later? What if there was no warning for the traumatic event you were about to experience in a game? Questions like these, …

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Game developers and Stadia employees were blindsided by the sudden shutdown

Game developers and Stadia employees were blindsided by the sudden shutdown

Photo: Hulton/Stringer/Kotaku Archive (Getty Images) Few people thought that Google’s struggling streaming service Stadia could one day become a dominant player in the gaming industry, but hardly anyone expected it. stop so abruptly, including the company’s own employees. Stadia VP Phil Harrison, quickly becoming the reaper for new gaming initiatives, informed staff of the news …

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Destiny 2 drops a new challenge, tacitly admitting there's a much bigger problem

Destiny 2 drops a new challenge, tacitly admitting there’s a much bigger problem

Image: Bungie Destiny 2The season of plunder was a surprisingly enjoyable adventure through space pirate fantasy so far, but it hasn’t been without its problems. The biggest yet materialized this week when a new story quest required players to kill 50 champions before they could progress. Bungie decided to auto-complete the challenge for players a …

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