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Kotaku is a video game website and blog that was originally launched in 2004 as part of the Gawker Media network

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Kotaku is a video game website and blog that was originally launched in 2004 as part of the Gawker Media network. Notable former contributors to the site included Luke Smith, Cecilia D'Anastasio, Tim Rogers, and Jason Schreier.

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