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How to make your Xbox One faster (and make Fallout 4 better)

It's never been so clear to me that Microsoft and Sony should have released the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 with modern solid state drives rather than the older tech both companies decided to include with their most recent consoles. And it's <i>Fallout 4</i>'s fault.<p><i>Fallout 4</i> is a really great game. I like …

What playing Xbox One games and watching Netflix looks like on HoloLens

Here's another reason to get excited for Microsoft HoloLens: Xbox One games and Netflix.<p>Varun Mani, a program manager working on HoloLens and Windows …

Augmented Reality

The very best Fallout 4 settlements. Seriously, how the hell did they make these?

Fallout's finest homes<p>Although the settlement builder is just one small part of the wasteland experience in Fallout 4, for some players it become a …

The Best Weapon in Fallout 4 - How to get Overseer’s Guardian

This Fallout 4 guide will show you how to find one of the <b>best weapons in Fallout 4</b>, the <b>Overseer’s Guardian</b>. This Combat Rifle can be fully modified …

How to make easy money in Fallout 4 with this vendor glitch

If you’re short on cash (or rather, bottle caps) in Fallout 4, here’s an easy way to make more.<p>Bethesda’s new open-world role-playing game, out now on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, is kind of riddled with bugs, and one of them provides players with an easy, virtually unlimited source of in-game …

Three New Star Wars Battlefront Modes Revealed

In addition to announcing Han Solo, Princess Leia, and Emperor Palpatine as playable characters for Star Wars Battlefront today, DICE has revealed three new game modes. These are Heroes vs. Villains, Battles, and Training Missions. Read on to get all the details or click through the gallery below …

Star Wars Battlefront

Watch the new Super Mario Bros. speedrun world record and despair, mortal

You are probably pretty good at games. I’m sure you’ve finished a Call of Duty or Assassin’s Creed in your day. Well, it’s time to stop considering those accomplishments.<p>One of the greatest speedrunners in the world has set a new world record for Super Mario Bros. A speedrunner, if you’re …

Star Wars: Imperial Assault: The Kotaku Review

<i>Imperial Assault</i> is a board game that was released in late 2014. I only got around to playing it over the weekend, and I already count those months …

Board Games

Hands-on with the new Xbox One experience — see what’s different

<i>Cortana isn’t officially in this build of the New Xbox One Experience, but you can unlock it. Here’s our how-to guide.</i><p>The Xbox One is about a month away from getting a major overhaul, but we’ve got an early look and want to give you an idea of what to expect.<p>The New Xbox One Experience (NXOE), as …

Xbox

How Rise of The Tomb Raider Features Player Choice

Crystal Dynamic's Rise of the Tomb Raider is the second entry into Lara Croft's new journey, following on from the events of the 2013 reboot, Tomb Raider. The game promises a deadlier, more seasoned version of Lara, having been shaped by her experiences of the previous game. I spoke to senior …