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How To Get Monster Hunter: World Working Better On PC How To Get Monster Hunter: World Working Better On PC

Monster Hunter: World finally came out on PC last week. It’s a hell of a fun game, but the PC version has some frustrating technical problems. Fortunately, fans and modders have been working on unofficial fixes to improve things while we wait for official ones.

Don’t Neglect Your No Man’s Sky Buggy Don’t Neglect Your No Man’s Sky Buggy

Look, starships are cool and everything. They’re great! They can fly, they have lasers, and they usually look nice. But if you’re playing No Man’s Sky, I have some advice for you: Don’t neglect your buggy.

Tips For Playing Dead Cells Tips For Playing Dead Cells

The Castlevania- and Rogue-inspired Dead Cells is out this week on a bunch of systems. It’s a really good game, and also a tough one. Would you believe me if I told you I had some tips for you?

Destiny 2’s New Grind For 400-Level Armor Is No Joke Destiny 2’s New Grind For 400-Level Armor Is No Joke

Destiny 2’s Solstice of Heroes event debuted last week. Until it ends on August 28, you can relive the glories of the past while earning powerful new armor… as long as you have a lot of time to spare.

Dead Cells: The Kotaku Review Dead Cells: The Kotaku Review

In my first game of Dead Cells, I died after about four minutes. In my most recent one, I lasted almost an hour. The time difference between those two attempts says a lot about how Dead Cells evolves as you play it, and how you evolve alongside it.

The Two No Man’s Skys The Two No Man’s Skys

For two years, No Man’s Sky has been one of gaming’s great Rorschach tests. View it one way, and it’s a beautiful adventure through an endlessly fascinating parallel universe. Tilt your head, and it’s a janky hunk of junk built on a bed of LIES.

Five Ways Video Games Make Failure Matter Five Ways Video Games Make Failure Matter

Video games are constantly trying different ways to make you feel like the game you’re playing has exciting, tangible stakes. Some are more creative about it than others.

Monster Hunter: World Plays Well On PC, If Your Rig Can Swing It Monster Hunter: World Plays Well On PC, If Your Rig Can Swing It

I’ve been replaying Capcom’s fabulous beast-em-up Monster Hunter: World on PC over the last few days, and am pleased to report that it’s running (and looking) noticeably better on PC than it did on PS4 Pro. However, getting it running smoothly required some tweaking, even on my powerful machine.

Anatomy Of A Brutal God Of War Boss Fight Anatomy Of A Brutal God Of War Boss Fight

Weekends are a great time for relaxing, reading, or spending time with loved ones. Or, if you’re me, you can spend an entire weekend trying to beat the Valkyrie Queen in God of War.

Destiny 2 Players Find Wild Secret Quest, With A Familiar Reward [UPDATE] Destiny 2 Players Find Wild Secret Quest, With A Familiar Reward [UPDATE]

Today, intrepid Destiny players uncovered a hidden mission that appeared during an otherwise ordinary patrol event. After a few hours of widespread experimentation and failure, a group completed the challenge, unlocking a powerful weapon that’ll be familiar to anyone who played the first Destiny.

The Five Worst Enemies In Hollow Knight The Five Worst Enemies In Hollow Knight

There are more than 150 different enemies in the fantastic Hollow Knight. While each one is entertainingly awful, some are more awful than others.

The 20 JRPGs You Must Play The 20 JRPGs You Must Play

There comes a time when every person must sit back, think about their life’s accomplishments, and wonder, “What JRPGs should I play?”

Hollow Knight: The Kotaku Review Hollow Knight: The Kotaku Review

In Hollow Knight, looks can be deceiving. A sad little lamplit town may hide the entrance to a beautiful buried kingdom. A towering knight might turn out to be a sad, small thing in outsized armor. An onrushing green beast may actually be a wee creature disguised by a pile of leaves. And a simple-looking 2D action…

How To Fix Your Switch Pro Controller’s D-Pad How To Fix Your Switch Pro Controller’s D-Pad

Over the last year, the Nintendo Switch has built up an impressive collection of 2D side-scrollers and classic arcade games. Unfortunately, those games rely heavily the D-Pad, and the D-Pad on the Switch Pro Controller can be frustratingly unreliable. Last weekend I fixed mine, and you can, too.

Tips For Playing Hollow Knight Tips For Playing Hollow Knight

Hollow Knight is finally out for Nintendo Switch, which means a lot more people are playing it than when it hit PC last year. People like me! I’ve put almost 40 hours into the game, and I have some tips for anyone starting out.

The 12 Best Games For The Nintendo Switch The 12 Best Games For The Nintendo Switch

You just bought a new Nintendo Switch. Now it’s time to figure out what games you want to play. We’ve got you covered.

How To Beat A Tough Video Game Boss How To Beat A Tough Video Game Boss

Over the last few years, I’ve started playing more difficult video games. Unfortunately, tough video games tend to include tough boss fights, and I don’t really like tough boss fights.

Cayde-6's Death Has Destiny Players Fired Up Cayde-6's Death Has Destiny Players Fired Up

For the past week, Destiny fans have been furiously posting to message boards and making Reddit threads, venting, posting theories, and working out how best to focus their anger. They’ve been doing that for months, of course, but what’s different now is that they’re mad because the developers at Bungie want them to…

How Rare Hopes To Keep Up With Demand For New Sea Of Thieves Stuff How Rare Hopes To Keep Up With Demand For New Sea Of Thieves Stuff

At Microsoft’s E3 press conference on Sunday, Sea of Thieves studio Rare showed off some of the latest DLC coming to its piratey Xbox One/PC game. Later at the show, we talked with the game’s executive producer about how the studio plans to keep that pace up over the months to come.

Podcast: Let's Talk About Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Podcast: Let's Talk About Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Did you know Nintendo just unveiled a new Smash Bros. game for Switch, and that it features every fighter in the history of the series? You say you did know that? Oh, okay.

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