Next-Gen Consoles Keep Crashing, But No Single Issue Seems Widespread

Next-Gen Consoles Keep Crashing, But No Single Issue Seems Widespread

There’s nothing more frustrating than spending half a grand on a video game console and having it start failing within the first week, but that’s the exact problem facing several early PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X adopters. Since the next-gen machines arrived last week, social media has been inundated…

How To Share Games Between Accounts On Your PS5

How To Share Games Between Accounts On Your PS5

These days, with downloadable games being the norm, sharing your games isn’t as easy as handing your friend a disc. Maybe you’ve run into a situation on your PlayStation 4 where, even though a game is downloaded on your machine, you can’t play it, since the licence is technically owned by a different user. The PlayStation 5 has a similar roadblock, but you can circumvent it by messing around with the system’s settings.

Missing Sequential Collectibles Is The Worst

Missing Sequential Collectibles Is The Worst

In Sackboy: A Big Aventure, a mostly harmless platforming game for PlayStations 4 and 5, each level has a series of Imagination Orbs that Sackboy must find. As they are collected, the Imagination Orbs fill a little cloud-looking object in the order they appear in each level. Should the first…

DOSBox Is Getting A Fancier, More Modern Version

DOSBox Is Getting A Fancier, More Modern Version

DOSBox, long the best way to play old PC games on a modern system, has its quirks. But a new take on the open-source platform, due later this year, promises to make a lot of things just that little bit easier.

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Has A Secret Death Stranding Mission

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Has A Secret Death Stranding Mission

In Assassin’s Creed Valhalla you can find some items that need to be delivered, a list of people who want those items, and their locations. But to bring each person their specific item you’ll need to do some walking, like Sam Porter in Death Stranding. Turns out, this isn’t just…

These New Consoles Need New Beep-Boops

These New Consoles Need New Beep-Boops

The next generation is officially here. As I write this, I’ve just received and hooked up my PS5, next to my recently purchased Xbox Series X. They are two big blocks of expensive technology and plastic, with tons of new features and more powerful innards. Yet, these new consoles still…

Alomomola Provides Great And Free Healthcare

Alomomola Provides Great And Free Healthcare

Every Pokemon is interesting and worth talking about. I don’t play a ton of Pokemon, but I do enjoy the universe and I love learning more about the creatures in it. So, Here’s Another Pokemon! It’s Alomomola!

Tips For Playing Demon’s Souls On PS5

Tips For Playing Demon’s Souls On PS5

Demon’s Souls, which as you might have heard recently received an incredible remake on PlayStation 5 courtesy of Bluepoint Games, is arguably easier than the games that iterated on its formula, but still likely to be a daunting experience for newcomers. As such, here are a few tips to get…

I Love Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s Excellent Anime Reference

I Love Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s Excellent Anime Reference

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, the latest Ubisoft murder tourism sim, is a massive game. It’s brimming with intriguing activities and brief vignettes, many of which go places big-budget action games tend not to. For instance: Tucked away in one of Valhalla’s early areas, you may even find an amusing reference to…

Final Fantasy VII Remake Getting Real-World Stealth Game In Tokyo

Final Fantasy VII Remake Getting Real-World Stealth Game In Tokyo

In Japan, there are what are called real-infiltration games (リアル潜入ゲーム or riaru senyuu geemu) in which players try to sneak into particular locations. These real-world games the opposite of escape rooms or riaru dasshutsu geemu (リアル脱出ゲーム) in Japanese.

How To Get The Cat Suit In Spider-Man: Miles Morales

How To Get The Cat Suit In Spider-Man: Miles Morales

Spider-Man is the hero of Spider-Man: Miles Morales. That’s not a statement about either of the Spider-Men (Peter Parker or the titular Miles Morales) but about Spider-Man, the bodega cat who charmed the internet to pieces earlier this fall. Insomniac’s web-slinging action game, out now for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation…

How To Move Your PS4 Stuff To Your PS5

How To Move Your PS4 Stuff To Your PS5

The PlayStation 5 promises the future, but that doesn’t mean you need to let go of the past. After all, we’re talking about seven years of hard-earned memories: beloved games, hard-earned save data, and sweet, sweet, Trophies. The bad news is that, as far as I can tell, there’s no way to move your screenshots and captured videos from PS4 to PS5. The good news is that moving pretty much everything else isn’t an uphill battle, not like it is for most intergenerational transfers. The process just requires some patience.

No Wonder Billie Eilish Likes Ilomilo So Much

No Wonder Billie Eilish Likes Ilomilo So Much

Welcome to Morning Music, Kotaku’s daily hangout for folks who love video games and the cool-arse sounds they make. Today we’re checking out music from Ilomilo, a puzzle game so overwhelmingly delightful that Billie Eilish wrote a song about it.

How To Install The Base On Your New PS5

How To Install The Base On Your New PS5

Congratulations — you’ve just gotten a PS5. You’re finally taking the new console out of its big, gargantuan box, and you’re just in the process of working out how to attach the base to your PS5. And at that point, you might hit a little snag. 

Demon’s Souls On PS5 Has Still Got It

Demon’s Souls On PS5 Has Still Got It

After spending a few hours with the remake this morning, I can confirm that playing Demon’s Souls on PlayStation 5 is almost exactly like playing Demon’s Souls on PlayStation 3. And that’s a very good thing.

How To Make The Most Of Your PS5’s Internal Storage

How To Make The Most Of Your PS5’s Internal Storage

Those making the leap from a PlayStation 4 Pro to a PlayStation5 are in for a rude awakening. The PS4 Pro, of course, boasts a 1TB hard-drive. The PS5, meanwhile, is equipped with an 825GB solid-state drive (SSD)‚ but that’s only on paper. As with any modern video game console,…

This Speedy Gaming Monitor Was Co-Designed By Porsche

This Speedy Gaming Monitor Was Co-Designed By Porsche

Non-congressional gaming monitor maker AOC and Porsche Design have teamed up to create exactly what one would expect from such a collaboration — an incredibly fast gaming monitor. The $US800 ($1,101) Porsche Design AOC AGON PD27 is a 27-inch QHD monitor with a 240 Hz refresh rate, .5 millisecond response…