15 Tips For Complete Bloodborne Beginners

Despite being a Souls veteran, I’m finding some sections of Bloodborne pretty difficult. I can’t imagine what it must be like for the large section of the population for whom Bloodborne is their first From Software game. A complete Souls newbie and need some tips? This video might be right up your alley.


Star Fox Meets... Hanna-Barbera?

Dayshot: From the talented JonasDrawsStuff (whose Rocket Raccoon is my desktop wallpaper) by way of Reddit comes Star Fox in the style of classic Hanna-Barbera cartoons. Someone go back in time and make this happen.


ASUS ROG G751JY-DH71 Gaming Laptop: The Kotaku Review

“You make bad decisions” said a co-worker as I pulled the relatively massive ASUS ROG G751JY-DH71 gaming laptop out of my backpack during a recent trip to our home office in New York City. I’m not certain I did.


The Store From Kiki's Delivery Service Can Be Found In Tasmania, Apparently

Tasmania has its fair share of tourist attractions, but if you were to compile of list of them to visit, it’s unlikely the Ross Village Bakery, nestled between Hobart and Launceston, would be in the number one spot. Unless you’re a massive fan of Studio Ghibli’s Kiki’s Delivery Service, in which case it might be the only place you go.


Backer-Only Broken Age Docos Are Now Available To Everyone

A month from now, Double Fine will release the second act for Broken Age, the Kickstarter-cashed game that arguably ignited the crowd-funding model many indie games now attempt as a matter of course. In the lead-up to its debut, Double Fine is slowly uploading the previously backer-only documentary series about the game’s creation.


A Simple Song Swap Makes The Mortal Kombat X TV Spot So Much Better

Video: While there will always be a fondness in my heart for the music of System of a Down, it does not belong in this television ad for Mortal Kombat X. Let’s swap in something more appropriate.


Tech Deals: 50% Off Selected Swann Security, Buy One Get One Free Acer Windows Tablet And More!

There are some incredible tech savings to talk about this week — from home security systems at 50 per cent off, to buy one get one free tablets and and the ultimate party sound system — there’s something for everyone, or everything for someone.


This Week In The Business: Basically Dead

“Most developers never really made money. They were able to stay in the business. But the way the deals were structured, they were basically dead.” — Oddworld founder Lorne Lanning, talking about why capitalism is killing games.


My Time In Police Cars

The world outside looks different when you see it through the windows of a police car. And, when you’re in one, you can tell the world sure as hell looks differently at you.


Sword Coast Legends Lets Dungeon Masters Screw With Players In Real Time

Last week the developers of Sword Coast Legends demonstrated how players delve the upcoming CRPG’s dungeons. Now take a look at the tools Dungeon Masters can use to make their players’ lives hell.


3 Days In And I Am Loving The Australian Netflix

First everyone seemed cynical, and they had every right. When is the last time Australians paid a fair price for anything tech related? Getting screwed on consumer products is a national pastime.

Why should Netflix be any different?

Then there was the surprise. The surprise that, when Netflix announced its pricing strategy in Australia, it was entirely reasonable. More than reasonable in fact: downright fair.