Microsoft has created a nifty little Year in Review page for Xbox One and 360 gamers to check out their stats for 2015. Make sure you’re logged in to your Xbox Live account and hit up the page to see how you rank. Then share your findings here!
Learn how to take down a TIE Fighter in a single shot, where to shoot an AT-AT for massive damage, and more with jackfrags’ quick tips for Star Wars: Battlefront.
Want to ask two Kotaku editors anything you’d like? We’re taking reader questions for this week’s episode of Kotaku Splitscreen, so if you want to ask us anything about life, video games, and what it’s like to work at this ridiculous website, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes…
Here’s Zero, commenting on the end of his amazing Smash Bros. streak. He sounds pretty happy, actually: his dream was always to make Smash 4 grow bigger. He helps build the scene even by losing, because it makes for a great storyline!
Pokemon Stadium can be utter bullshit, and here’s proof—a montage made by GRsmash showcasing 10 times the infamous Smash Bros. stage screwed over a pro player.
You might already know all about the SPECIAL system in Fallout, but you should give this Fallout 4 short about the strength stat a watch anyway: it’s cute and funny!
Persona fans will want to check out DidYouKnowGaming’s latest, where they introduce us to cool factoids about everyone’s favorite high school simulator. I had no idea Mitsuru could get so feisty about cheating!
If you’re itching to see more gameplay of indie shooter Superhot, here’s a brand new video to go with a beta that just went out to Kickstarter backers. Check out the devastating baseball bat toward the end and the new “Rewind” feature throughout.
Are you a former troll? I’m rounding up stories from reformed internet jerks, and would love to hear the tale of what caused you to change your ways. If this sounds like you, drop me an email at email@example.com.
Origin accounts are becoming EA accounts. If you’ve got an Origin account, check your email for a message like the one I received today. Then nod thoughtfully, because it’s an automatic process and there’s nothing you need to do.
With the successor to Castlevania funded on Kickstarter, now is a great time to read former Kotaku columnist Leigh Alexander’s take on what makes Castlevania so great—and why people keep going back to it.
Microsoft has updated its rules regarding videos that include footage from its games to allow creators to make money from ads—as long as they don't use the game's title in their video titles or include anything the company considers "objectionable" (does that mean no Spartan poop stance clips?). [via Windows Central]
Is anyone else totally into Outlander? It's a bit sappy, but it also has time travel, and historical accuracy, and beautiful women and men, and great writing and cinematography and music (by Battlestar Galactica composer Bear McCreary!). Watch the new trailer here.
Our Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare review will run tomorrow morning. I know Fahey promised Wednesday, but Fahey promises a lot of things, and has a tendency to talk in third-person. That guy, I swear. Tune in bright and early tomorrow morning for his full review.
In Japan, Shinji Mikami's upcoming game The Evil Within will be sold as a toned down version when it's released here on October 23. To get the full version, Game Impress Watch reports that Japanese gamers can download content called "Gore Mode DLC," which is being offered as pre-order bonus.
The Xbox One with Kinect bundle sure is pricy in South Korea! Today, it was listed at 598,000 Korean won ($592), but that's slightly cheaper than what was listed earlier this month. The console's set to arrive "this year" in South Korea, but we can probably expect a firm release date soon. [Thanks for tip, Sang!]