10 Critically-Acclaimed PS4 Games on Sale for $5 or Less

There are two different playstation Store sales currently live. Together, they discount hundreds of PS4 and PS5 games, plus some PS Vita, PS3, and PS2 games as well. Of course, both sales are limited-time promotions, but right now, PlayStation users can get a variety of critically-acclaimed games for $5 or less. Of course, these — … Read more

Cats, Dogs, & Abortion Views

Photo: Kotaku/Alex Wong (Getty Images) An internal email from PlayStation president Jim Ryan contains several paragraphs about cats, but doesn’t contain a hard stance in support of his staff’s reproductive rights, and even asks employees to “respect” anti-abortion views and opinions, leaving many PlayStation staff angry and upset. As reported by Bloomberg earlier today and … Read more

With Starfield and BotW 2 Delays, 2022 Loses More Big Games

Picture: Sony/Kotaku Bethesda’s open world space rpg Starfield is the latest major 2022 release to slip into next year. But will it be the last? Probably not. So who’s next? God of War Ragnarok? Bayonetta 3? Gotham Knights? This fall, traditionally the biggest release season of the year, remains an almost entirely blank slate, and … Read more

Sony Promises Ton More PS5 Stock When China Lockdown Ends

Picture: Sony/Kotaku We’re over a year into the PlayStation 5’s life cycle and Sony still can’t make anywhere near enough of them. It hopes that could change soon. The company is promising to sell 18 million more PS5s in the next year if the current covid lockdown in China only lasts a couple of months. … Read more

You can finally use VRR on PlayStation 5

Photo: Mohsen Vaziri (Shutterstock) Following a recent system update, the PlayStation 5 finally supports VRR (variable refresh rate). VRR is a video setting that dynamically adjusts the refresh rate of your TV or monitor to match the FPS (frames per second) of a game. This prevents annoying graphical issues such as dropped frames, glitching, and … Read more

Sony stops stacking subscriptions

Picture: sony Sony will no longer allow users to stack subscriptions to PlayStation Plus or PlayStation Now, a policy change blatantly preventing PS5 users from getting long-term discounts on the Revamped PlayStation Plus a service. The new PS Plus, now divided into three tiers – Essential, Extra and Plus – essentially combines PlayStation Now and … Read more

Sony stops stacking subscriptions

Picture: sony Sony will no longer allow users to stack subscriptions to PlayStation Plus or PlayStation Now, a policy change blatantly preventing PS5 users from getting long-term discounts on the Revamped PlayStation Plus a service. The new PS Plus, now divided into three tiers – Essential, Extra and Plus – essentially combines PlayStation Now and … Read more

PS3, Vita games mysteriously expire, rendering them unplayable

Picture: Square Enix / Moby Games Digital purchases mysteriously expire on classic PlayStation consoles, rendering a random assortment of games unplayable. Over the past few days, PlayStation users have been reporting strange, decades-old expiration dates being applied to their digital games. When redownloading the PSOne Classic version of Chrono-Crossfor example, Twitter user Christopher Foose was … Read more

PS3, Vita games mysteriously expire, rendering them unplayable

Picture: Square Enix / Moby Games Digital purchases mysteriously expire on classic PlayStation consoles, rendering a random assortment of games unplayable. Over the past few days, PlayStation users have been reporting strange, decades-old expiration dates being applied to their digital games. When redownloading the PSOne Classic version of Chrono-Crossfor example, Twitter user Christopher Foose was … Read more

How to disable pickup animations in Horizon Forbidden West

Screenshot: Sony/Kotaku This is a good thing Forbidden Horizon West has bottomless inventory. Developer Guerrilla Games recently sped up the looting in its robot-killing adventure with the silent addition of a simple feature: the option to disable pick-up animations. Forbidden Horizon West, first released in February on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5, is the epitome … Read more