Postal Worker Stole 200 Video Games, Sold Them

If you ever had a video game go missing in the mail in the Boston area, it may be because a former postal worker has pled guilty to stealing over 200 games from packages he was supposed to have been handling. » 1/29/14 10:30pm 1/29/14 10:30pm

Leaked Documents Reveal That Fallout 4 Is Real, Set In Boston

Still upset about that massive Fallout 4 hoax? Here's some good news for you: The next entry in Bethesda's post-apocalyptic RPG series is real, it's in development right now, and, as rumored, it appears to be set in Boston, according to casting documents obtained by Kotaku. » 12/11/13 4:00pm 12/11/13 4:00pm

Virtual Tourism Has Never Felt More Real

There's this small problem I'm having with Assassin's Creed III. It's nothing to do with the game itself, actually, and everything to do with me. The problem is this: » 11/09/12 5:00pm 11/09/12 5:00pm

Check Out Assassin's Creed III's Stunning Recreations of Historic…

As anyone who's been paying attention is well aware, Assassin's Creed III will be taking place during the Revolutionary War in America: A historic time in the birth of the United States. » 10/18/12 7:00am 10/18/12 7:00am

Frat Rock Never Sounded So Ethereally Beautiful

I love Boston's "More Than a Feeling," mainly because it is such a solid Rock Band » 3/22/12 8:15pm 3/22/12 8:15pm jam. It's a fun song, full of crazy-high male vocals, epic guitarmonies, and a big singalong chorus. (And yeah, okay, it's not fair to call this anthemic tune "Frat Rock.")

PAX East Is Staying in Boston for the Next Eleven Years

Penny Arcade's annual convention has committed to a new contract with the Massachusetts city that keeps it in Red Sox land through 2023. Unless it decides to bail and sign with the Yankees. » 2/15/12 10:15am 2/15/12 10:15am

From Portal to Smash Brothers The Video Game Music Choir Does Not…

The Video Game Music Choir is a Boston based group that exclusively sings video game music . With arrangements from Portal, Uncharted, and Sonic Adventure 2, they have a little bit of something for everybody. » 12/13/11 6:20pm 12/13/11 6:20pm

An Expensive Way To Keep Your Sprained Ankle Elevated

Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo recovers from a sprained ankle with his new video game, a full-sized H2Overdrive arcade cabinet. As seen on Rondo's Twitter page. » 12/21/10 3:20pm 12/21/10 3:20pm

Registration Opens For PAX East 2011

With the Penny Arcade Expo's habit of selling out far in advance, fans eager to attend next year's PAX East should probably register as soon as humanly possible. » 9/28/10 11:20am 9/28/10 11:20am

Penny Arcade Expo East Inks Deal For Three Years in Boston

The organizers of Penny Arcade Expo have signed a three year agreement with the Massachusetts Convention Center to bring PAX East back to Boston for at least three more years, the Boston Herald reports. » 7/07/10 1:40pm 7/07/10 1:40pm

Lost Planet 2, Chillin' on a Street Corner

E.D.N. III is thawing out in Lost Planet 2, and so are the game's cases, encased in ice blocks on Massachusetts Ave. in Boston. As seen by Kotaku reader Edward D. » 4/18/10 4:00pm 4/18/10 4:00pm

Get Your PlayStation Move On At PAX East

Our PAX East party might be the convention's must-attend Friday night event, but what can you do on Thursday night? Why not get some hands-on time with the PlayStation move at Sony's PlayStation Blog meet-up? » 3/20/10 3:00pm 3/20/10 3:00pm

Venture Capital Backs Off, and Boston Development Suffers

Venture capital investments in U.S. video game efforts dropped by more than $60 million from 2008 to 2009, of particular concern to developers in strong but outlying areas such as Boston. » 2/19/10 8:30pm 2/19/10 8:30pm

Mom Calls 911 When Kid Won't Stop Playing Console

In Chicago last month, a kid called 911 when the 'rents took away his Xbox 360. Saturday in a Boston suburb a mom dialed the law when her son wouldn't stop playing. Oh yeah, Grand Theft Auto's involved here, too. » 12/21/09 10:00pm 12/21/09 10:00pm

PAX East Tickets Go On Sale

Are you an East Coast gamer tired of watching the West Coast gamers having all the fun? Registration has opened for PAX East, the more sensible version of Penny Arcade's celebration of games and gaming. » 10/20/09 10:40am 10/20/09 10:40am

EGM/Maxim Subscription Swap Not a Hit with Moms

When news passed that Electronic Games Monthly subscribers would have their subscriptions to the folded, venerable mag replaced with Maxim, you just knew something like this was gonna happen. » 8/11/09 10:00pm 8/11/09 10:00pm

Boston Mayor Now Hearts Gaming Biz Dollars

Boston Mayor Tom Menino has transmogrified from a do-it-for-the-children pol backing unconstitutional laws against video games to a guy touting that industry's heft in his city and its backyard. » 3/14/09 5:00pm 3/14/09 5:00pm