Report: Gaming Hacker SuperDaE Facing Child Porn, Dishonesty Charges…

The Australian hacker who breached Sony, Microsoft, Epic, Valve, Blizzard and other gaming companies before being raided by authorities in February is facing an array of unseemly charges, according to a report by an Australian wire service. » 6/07/13 5:22pm 6/07/13 5:22pm

Microsoft Promises More Japanese Support For Xbox One At E3

You might have noticed that this week's Xbox One event was very... Western. Microsoft's snazzy entertainment functions are all designed for American televisions. The games—FIFA, Call of Duty, Quantum Break—were all made by Western developers. Other than a two-second appearance by Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo… » 5/23/13 12:00pm 5/23/13 12:00pm

The Tiny, Cool Details of the New Xbox One Controller

The Xbox One controller looks a lot like the Xbox 360 controller, but the new pad actually sports some subtle but relevant differences. Let's take a video tour, shall we? » 5/21/13 9:00pm 5/21/13 9:00pm

Here's The Zebra-Striped Xbox One Development Unit We Told You About

Remember this? The console we used to call Durango was covered in black-and-white stripes? We couldn't show the pre-release machine to you then. But now you can see it, as featured on GameTrailers' Xbox One behind-the-scenes special and spotted on Twitter by @Talaviir. Maybe it was for security, maybe it was just to… » 5/21/13 8:54pm 5/21/13 8:54pm

Microsoft tells Polygon that the great dev studio Rare will be bringing back one of its old series for Xbox One and will show it at E3. For the love of god, let it be Blast Corps! (It most likely won't be Blast Corps.) » 5/21/13 8:32pm 5/21/13 8:32pm

The Xbox One Gives the First Look at the Future of Sports Video Games

EA Sports had an outsize presence at the Xbox One's debut today in Washington, peeling the tape off something called the Ignite Engine and teasing a "very special relationship," with the console, while offering few specifics of that beyond some exclusive DLC for the FIFA franchise. » 5/21/13 7:00pm 5/21/13 7:00pm

Achievements Are Changing for Xbox One. Here's How.

Achievements are one of the defining elements of the Xbox experience. Naturally, Microsoft will include them in the Xbox One. But they're not going to work like you remembered them, not exactly. There's more to them, now. » 5/21/13 4:45pm 5/21/13 4:45pm

Xbox One is Not Backward Compatible

The Verge reports that Xbox One will not be backward compatible with Xbox 360 titles. That is according to Mark Whitten, Microsoft's vice president for Xbox Live. » 5/21/13 2:19pm 5/21/13 2:19pm

Here is What Forza Will Look Like on Xbox One

With all that next-gen processing power, you didn't expect Xbox One to launch without a Forza title, did you? Here is Forza Motorsport 5, from Turn 10 Studios. It will be available at launch. » 5/21/13 1:43pm 5/21/13 1:43pm

This Is The New Kinect For The Xbox One [UPDATE]

Today during the reveal of the Xbox One, Microsoft unveiled the new Kinect. This is what it looks like, and how it improves on the original, as well as how it registers your body. It can even track your heartbeat. » 5/21/13 1:36pm 5/21/13 1:36pm

EA Sports and Xbox One to Have 'A Very Special Relationship'

FIFA, Madden, NBA Live and UFC will all launch for Xbox One in the next year, Andrew Wilson, EA Sports' head, just said at the Xbox One event. They will be powered by the new EA Sports Ignite engine. » 5/21/13 1:30pm 5/21/13 1:30pm

Under The Hood Of The Xbox One

Microsoft's Marc Whitten just lifted the hood on the Xbox One's technical specifications. In short: 8 gigs of RAM, USB 3.0, Wi-Fi Direct, a Blu-Ray disc drive, 64-bit architecture and "practically silent operation." » 5/21/13 1:22pm 5/21/13 1:22pm

Here's The View From The Xbox Reveal Event

In T-minus, oh, 45 minutes, Microsoft pops the top on its next console. You may have heard reports of buses, badges and big tents over social media. Our editor-in-chief, Stephen Totilo sends back this look at where the big news is going down today. » 5/21/13 12:15pm 5/21/13 12:15pm

With both the new UFC game and now NBA Live saying to expect news today, and FIFA already confirmed, signs point to EA Sports having some kind of ensemble appearance at the next Xbox event this afternoon. » 5/21/13 11:00am 5/21/13 11:00am

Good Morning. We're Ready To Xbox. [UPDATE]

Greetings from Washington State, Kotaku. I've parachuted in to check out the new Xbox, which will be revealed today. (Probably because Microsoft got tired of all the leaks, right?) We'll have lots of coverage, including a livestream of the day's big 1pm ET/10am PT Xbox Reveal conference. » 5/21/13 10:24am 5/21/13 10:24am

Sony Is Already Taking Shots At Microsoft On Twitter

While I happen to think the "console war" is one of the dumbest things ever conceived by humankind, there are few things as entertaining as watching corporations snipe at one another. » 5/21/13 10:00am 5/21/13 10:00am

These New Console Launches Are Bumming Me Out

From the time the Wii U was first unveiled right through to today, the eve of the new Xbox's unveiling, I've found myself feeling something very strange. » 5/20/13 11:00pm 5/20/13 11:00pm

The Next Xbox Will Be Revealed Tomorrow. Here's What To Expect.

This is it. Tomorrow, during an event that will likely set a new benchmark for dubstep and flashing green lights, we'll finally get to see Microsoft's next gaming console. » 5/20/13 5:00pm 5/20/13 5:00pm