The Xbox New Test Dashboard Is Real Heavy On The Game Pass

The Xbox New Test Dashboard Is Real Heavy On The Game Pass

screenshot: Microsoft Xbox owners who are part of the company’s Insiders program may have noticed something different about their consoles this week. Rolling out as a test of potential UI changes coming to the console next year, Xbox Insiders will see a new home screen that overhauls the user experience. Now, with videos of the … Read more

Remembering Queen Elizabeth II’s Love For The Nintendo Wii

Remembering Queen Elizabeth II's Love For The Nintendo Wii

Photo: Pool / Kotaku (Getty Images) Britain’s most famous lover of the Nintendo Wii, and also its longest-reigning monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, has died at the age of 96. Her family flew in to say their goodbyes before she passed, an/a, perhapsto reminisce about her enthusiasm for Wii Sports Bowling. That’s not even a joke. … Read more

This Twitch Streamer Is The First Person To Beat Every N64 Game

This Twitch Streamer Is The First Person To Beat Every N64 Game

screenshot: Acegamersam Samuel “Acegamersam” Girarowns a batch of video games. The 32-year-old Québécois has a vast library of classic console titles, including complete collections of North American Dreamcast and N64 games. Five years ago, with a fledgling Twitch channelGirard began streaming the Nintendo titles to a tiny audience. That audience quickly began to grow as … Read more

The Best PlayStation Deals of September 2022

The Best PlayStation Deals of September 2022

The PS5 has been out in the wild coming up on two years now, yet they are still difficult to come by. Check here for stock updates and sales on games and accessories for both the new console as well as its predecessor–the PS4. Graphic: Joe Tilleli The PS5 has been out coming up about … Read more

Xbox Game Pass Friends And Family Sounds Like A Great Deal

Xbox Game Pass Friends And Family Sounds Like A Great Deal

Image: Microsoft Following a wave of rumors and leaks, Xbox has finally unveiled some details about its account-sharing plan for Game Pass. called Game Pass Friends and Family, it’s not available stateside yet. But when (or if) it eventually becomes available outside the two countries Microsoft is testing it in, it sure sounds like it’ll … Read more

Microsoft, Nintendo Won’t Raise Console Prices Despite PS5 Hike

Microsoft, Nintendo Won't Raise Console Prices Despite PS5 Hike

Image: Xbox / Nintendo / Sony / Kotaku / tostphoto (Shutterstock) Earlier today, Sony announced that in most regions, the PlayStation 5 would see a price increase as a result of inflation. In response to this news, people began questioning whether other console makers would enact similar price increases. The answer, at least for now, … Read more

Xbox features bad pin to home skype xbox assist

Xbox features bad pin to home skype xbox assist

Photo: Alex Van Aken (Shutterstock) We did it for the Switch. We did it for the playstation5. It’s only fair that we do it for the Xbox, too. Earlier this month, Sony announced it’d purge the barely-used Accolades feature from PS5, which allowed you to bestow awards on others in multiplayer games. This spurred a … Read more

Microsoft Schools Sony On How To Better Run PlayStation Plus

Microsoft Schools Sony On How To Better Run PlayStation Plus

Image: Sony/Microsoft/Kotaku That treasure trove of a document filed by Microsoft to the Brazilian competition authorities on Tuesday, in response to Sony’s objections to its efforts to buy Activision Blizzard, contains another absolute gem. In it, Microsoft took time out to tell Sony just how it could (read: should) better run its revamped PS Plus … Read more

Rollback Netcode Coming To Dragon Ball Z and Samurai Shodown

Rollback Netcode Coming To Dragon Ball Z and Samurai Shodown

Image: bandai namco EVO, the year’s biggest fighting games event, went down over the weekend, and in terms of news perhaps the biggest announcement was that not one but two games will be getting RNetcode improvements over the next 12 months. Don’t know what that means, or why it’s important? I got you! So in … Read more

The Nintendo Switch Features Most People Forget About

The Nintendo Switch Features Most People Forget About

Photo: nintendo Tea PlayStation 5’s Accolades feature has allowed users to offer awards to fellow players in multiplayer games, the idea being it’d help foment kindness and camaraderie in the gaming community. Aim Sony formally retired it from PS5 this week for one reason: No one used it. Most people (hi) didn’t even seem to … Read more