'We Do Apologize': Life At Sony Customer Service During The PSN Attack

A few days ago, I got an e-mail from someone who said he was a customer service agent for PlayStation. He asked me—and, really, all of Kotaku's readers—to cut Sony a little slack in the wake of a DDoS attack that took the PlayStation Network down for several days. Have some sympathy for the people who work there, he… »1/05/15 5:11pm1/05/15 5:11pm

Customer Service Sucks For Those Inside the Gaming Industry, Too

Console failures don't just happen to the little people. No, they happen to gaming industry professionals, too, and we're happy to report they don't get a customer service batphone and valet replacement service just because they happen to work for a major publisher, as "Frank" does here. He gets to suffer through the… »8/31/12 8:00pm8/31/12 8:00pm

Don't You Dare Pre-Order A Game From EA Then Move House

Here's a tip: if you pre-order something from EA directly, don't change your address. Especially if the game you're pre-ordering is a limited edition release. Otherwise, it'll end in tears. Consumerist reader Micah pre-ordered the shiny collectors edition of Warhammer: Age of Reckoning a while back, but recently moved… »9/02/08 1:30am9/02/08 1:30am