Man Buys PlayStation 4 From Walmart, Says He Got Two Bags Of Rocks

A Denver man who purchased a PlayStation 4 bundle from a Stapleton, Colorado Walmart was reportedly surprised to discover two taped sacks of rocks instead of the game console. » 12/27/14 11:00am 12/27/14 11:00am

'Blowing Up' a Best Buy Was Just a Figure of Speech, Says Modern Warfare

Described in a police report as plotting to blow up a Best Buy and murder its employees because they didn't have his preordered copy of Modern Warfare 3, a Denver-area man says his upset outburst was interpreted to an illogical extreme just to punish him for being upset on the game's highly anticipated rollout night. » 11/10/11 10:00pm 11/10/11 10:00pm

Sony's MMO Studio Confirms Massive Layoffs, Closes The Book On The…

Yesterday's rumors have proven true, as Sony Online Entertainment confirms 205 cut positions, the closure of three studio locations, and puts the final bullet in the head of massively multiplayer online spy game The Agency. » 3/31/11 2:30pm 3/31/11 2:30pm

iPods, Onlive, Lithographs and LEGO Statues Among Silent Charity…

We're just a day away from Kotaku's final Denver fundraiser, a party we're throwing to raise money for those in need following the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan. » 3/23/11 4:30pm 3/23/11 4:30pm

The Swag of Kotaku's Japan Earthquake Fundraiser


I spent the past week or so going through all of the loot sent me from a variety of video game publishers and developers over the past year. As always, I collect this stuff to give away during a once-a-year fundraiser. » 3/21/11 7:40pm 3/21/11 7:40pm

Denver Thieves Steal $1,200 Worth Of Video Games

Denver police are on the hunt for a duo of thieves who they say stole about $1,200 worth of video games from a local Ultimate Electronics store, according to 9News. » 9/02/10 1:00pm 9/02/10 1:00pm

Man Plays Wii, Bites Mother Then Goes On "Rampage"

According to a report from ABC's Denver outpost, a man by the name of James Williams has had an adverse reaction to a day spent playing games on his Wii. » 5/08/10 1:30am 5/08/10 1:30am

Want Uncharted 2: Fortune Hunter's Edition? You Should Come Party With…

There will be a big party in a few weeks in Denver to raise money for Child's Play. And I think you should come. » 11/10/09 12:00pm 11/10/09 12:00pm

Giant Wine, Autographed Items, Vinyl, At Upcoming Charity

What you are looking at here are most of the items we plan to auction off during Kotaku's Child's Play Fundraiser later this month. » 11/05/09 3:00pm 11/05/09 3:00pm

Console Arcade, DJ Hero, Rock Band Set for Colorado Child's Play…

The Kotaku Child's Play fundraiser will include Rock Band and DJ Hero up on stage as well as a free console arcade when it kicks off on Nov. 19 in the historic Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom in Denver. » 11/03/09 11:00am 11/03/09 11:00am

Funde Razor Gift Giveaway Count Down: The SHIRTS!

That wall of free stuff I'll be giving out during Denver's Funde Razor tonight? There's so much I've decided to break down the freebies over a number of posts yesterday and today. » 12/10/08 11:00am 12/10/08 11:00am

Funde Razor Gift Giveaway Count Down: The First Box

That wall of free stuff I'll be giving out tomorrow during Denver's Funde Razor? There's a lot of stuff in there. How much? So much I've decided to break down the freebies over a number of posts today and tomorrow. » 12/09/08 5:00pm 12/09/08 5:00pm

Funde Razor Gift Giveaway Count Down: The Donations

That wall of free stuff I'll be giving out tomorrow during Denver's Funde Razor? There's a lot of stuff in there. How much? So much I've decided to break down the freebies over a number of posts today and tomorrow. » 12/09/08 3:00pm 12/09/08 3:00pm

Kotaku at Denver Film Festival

Next weekend I'll be heading out to the Denver Film Festival to talk about the relationship of video games and real world violence with Columbine Super Massacre RPG creator Danny Ledonne. Ledonne and I have a long history: I was the first person to speak with him on the record » 11/17/08 12:00pm 11/17/08 12:00pm, for the , later I interviewed him about

Games Invade the Democratic National Convention

No, Microsoft didn't manage to have an Xbox 360 snuck into Barack Obama's room. The Clinton's didn't spend their pre-speech prep early this week playing team deathmatch Call of Duty 4. Delegates didn't forego Joe Biden's rowdy all-nighter (I hear some of the Black-Eyed Peas and Snoop Dog were there) to catch some… » 8/26/08 5:00pm 8/26/08 5:00pm