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.

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. 

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…

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Review: 6-Core Gaming Beast

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Review: 6-Core Gaming Beast

It’s time we finally check out the Ryzen 5 5600X, the most affordable Ryzen 5000 series processor announced to date. Positioned as a mainstream part, it’s coming in at $469, a 20% premium over the Ryzen 5 3600X. However this third-gen processor already didn’t make sense as it cost 25%…

Petting The Bird In The Pathless Serves A Purpose

Petting The Bird In The Pathless Serves A Purpose

I’m playing The Pathless, and am concerned about my eagle. It can lift heavy weights, such as its human companion (me), which, while cool and necessary to the game’s progression, seems rather dangerous. It seems unfair that my bird is doing literally all the heavy lifting, carting my character’s no-doubt…

Gears Tactics On Xbox Is A Lot Like Gears Tactics On PC, Which Rules

Gears Tactics On Xbox Is A Lot Like Gears Tactics On PC, Which Rules

Gears Tactics finds itself in an interesting position: In the absence created by Halo Infinite’s delay, Gears Tactics has become one of the major first-party games seeing an Xbox release this month. It’s a neat game that’s well worth your time. It’s also not exactly a system-seller.

The Gamesmen Clarifies Their PS5 In-Store Offering

The Gamesmen Clarifies Their PS5 In-Store Offering

This week we reported how The Gamesmen would have an extra allocation of PS5 consoles available for order. A staffer initially told Kotaku Australia that some consoles would be available for in-store purchase for Friday, but the company has since clarified the situation around that allocation.

The PS5 Lets You Automatically Invert The Y Axis (Most Of The Time)

The PS5 Lets You Automatically Invert The Y Axis (Most Of The Time)

The PlayStation 5 is brimming with novelty. You can finally, after seven long years, check out your playtime stats. The new DualSense controller is arguably the best case for the next generation. And then there’s all that beefed-up tech, which helps load games at blistering speeds. But one of the…

Another Tokyo Arcade Is Closing Due To Covid-19

Another Tokyo Arcade Is Closing Due To Covid-19

This has been a bad year for Tokyo arcades. The one-two punch of the global pandemic and Japan’s travel ban has meant few customers, squeezing the industry’s bottom line. Landmark Tokyo arcades are shutting. Add Arcade Playland Carnival in Shinjuku to that list. 

Turn Up These Headphone Deals On Offer During Click Frenzy

Turn Up These Headphone Deals On Offer During Click Frenzy

We’re in full Click Frenzy mode with deals flying left, right and centre. Catch, in particular, is offering some very nice bargains on a huge range of headphones. To help you sort through the mountain of deals, here are five of the best headphones deals going right now.