Ian Trautman

21 Flips | 2 Magazines | 7 Likes | @IanTrautman2015 | Keep up with Ian Trautman on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Ian Trautman”

5 best PlayStation emulators for Android

The PlayStation was one of the most iconic gaming systems ever released and with it came a slew of legendary games. It dominated the fifth generation of game consoles by a fairly hefty margin when it came to sales, and many franchises, including Final Fantasy, Tony Hawk Pro Skater, Tekken, Spyro, …

Want to Sleep Better? Eat Protein (and Skip the Cake) Before Bed

Sure, protein’s a supermacro that, along with its other duties, repairs and builds muscle after intense exercise. But it may have another, more …

Elijah Wood clarifies comments on pedophilia and Hollywood

<b>(CNN) —</b> Former child star Elijah Wood has clarified some comments he reportedly made about Hollywood and pedophilia.<p>Wood stirred some buzz over the weekend after it was reported he made comments about alleged sex abuse in the industry. The actor, who appeared in his first film when he was 8, was …

The Third Eye | SACHI SHIKSHA - The Famous Spiritual Magazine in India

The third eye is invisible, supernatural divine window situated in-between two eyebrows.<p>It is considered as a linking place of the mind (mann) and …

When A New Game Could Cost $10 Less Than Its Console

Not just a Super Nintendo system, but a system bundled with <i>Killer Instinct,</i> as seen in this ancient Electronics Boutique ad from back in 1996 posted …

ic_2

Cranberry Cheddar Sausage Bites.jpg<p>Cranberry Cheddar Sausage Bites Recipe<p>So you’re bringing something to a holiday party this year. Chances are …

Book Review: Ray Wylie Hubbard "A Life....Well, Lived."

<i>“My gratitude is far higher than my expectations ever were.”</i><p>Beloved Texas troubadour Ray Wylie Hubbard’s new book <i>a life….well, lived.</i> was released on …

Fallout 4 Patches Will Release on PC First, Then PS4/Xbox One

As was to be expected, Fallout 4 is far from bug-free. Some of the issues players have encountered are hilarious, while others are serious and potentially game-breaking. Bethesda says the game is its "most robust and solid release ever," but admits it's far from perfect, and as such will be …

Bethesda

Why Fallout 4 Deserves a Perfect Score

Ignore the bugs and concentrate on the fact that Fallout 4 features perhaps the best open world ever in a video game.

This Is the Best Selling Video Game of 2015

Activision Blizzard’s <i>Call of Duty: Black Ops 3</i> is no longer the biggest entertainment launch of 2015.<p>Bethesda’s <i>Fallout 4</i> sold 12 million copies and …

Xbox Is "Fundamentally Important" to Microsoft, CFO Says

There were once rumors that Microsoft was planning to spin off its Xbox division, but that's in the past. Microsoft CFO Amy Hood emphatically stressed today at the UBS Global Technology Conference that gaming is financially relevant and "fundamentally important" to Microsoft in the future.<p>"Xbox is …

Steam Controller Helps Disabled Father Play Skyrim With Son

Eli Jewett (known as SmashingEmeraldz on Reddit) wanted his dad to play Skyrim, but there was just one problem: his dad only has the use of his right hand.<p>When I heard that Jewett was looking to solve this problem, I reached out to him to talk about the relationship he has with his father, how they …

10 amazing PS4 indie games you have to play

The awesome PSN titles vying with AAA studios for your attention this Christmas.<p>It’s a hard ask, we know. Fallout 4 has to occupy your time this …

Indie Gaming

A Fallout 4 guide to getting rich, getting high, and blowing everything up (without cheating)

The fastest path to riches is farming<p><i>Fallout 4</i> is a Bethesda game, and that means it has an interesting and complicated in-game economy. Your vault survivor can scavenge for numerous resources — some common, and some scarce — which you can use to craft upgrades for your settlements and …

Ammunition

Fallout 4: The Kotaku Review

In the late 20th century, people hoped that the new millennium would usher in an age of promise: hoverboards, flying cars, personal robots, and the …

The freedom to explore most open-world games is a lie

Open-world games aren't going away anytime soon, but more often than not when we play them we're being led around by a breadcrumb trail instead of actually exploring. Sometimes even quite literally. The reasoning for that is because it's <i>much</i> easier for game developers to stick a mini-map or quest …

Red Dead Redemption

Democratic Party Hopes No One Watches Democratic Debates

In a misguided attempt to protect Hillary Clinton's coronation as the Democratic nominee, the Democratic National Committee is doing its best to insure that as few people as possible watch the Democrat's own Presidential debates, even as tens of millions tune in to the Republican debates.<p>In doing …

Nuclear war would be more beautiful, and more devastating, than anything in Fallout 4

I don't want to set the world on fire<p>On Nov. 7, the skies over the West Coast of California lit up with a spectacular display, captured above by amateur photographer Porter Tinsley. Many on the ground were so taken by the sight that they thought it was a UFO. In fact, the celestial event was a …

Can't Sleep -- The Meditation Cure

There are times in life where we just cannot sleep. We toss and turn the night away, hoping upon hope to fall back to sleep again. Whether it be for short intermittent periods during stressed and challenging times, or long years of sleeplessness caused by chronic tension, insomnia can be like the …