Couldn’t make it to TwitchCon 2015? It’s okay, I think they are streaming it somewhere. Really it’s amazing anyone showed up live. Check out the full schedule and where to watch what here.
Anime and gaming convention Momocon is on day three of it’s newly extended four-day run, which leaves plenty of time to check out some cosplay, buy some vintage video games and maybe watch a Kotaku writer judge an indie game contest.
Today's the day gamers from across the country converge on Anaheim, California for GameStop's annual consumer gaming show. If you're not there, you can watch it here.
The saddest little video game convention. Taking place in the same Walter E. Washington Convention Center as the free-to-attend Pokémon World Championships, the $40-per-day Video Gamers United show crowds are just a wee bit smaller. Don't feel bad, the show's Twitter feed shows more people. Via Reddit.
If you happened to be in Yokohama yesterday, then you might have noticed something incredibly adorable: a small "outbreak" of real-life Pikachu roaming around, being all cute.
The Penny Arcade Expo takes another step towards global domination today, with the announcement of PAX South. The fourth installment of the massive fan celebration of gaming is set to debut in San Antonio, Texas January 23 - 25.
Live in or near New York City? Like video games? The New York Video Game Critics Circle is holding an event tomorrow night at Barcade—come play games, see cool people, and even hang out with a couple of Kotaku writers!
There was recently an article published on this very site, written by Nathan Peters. It was a description of his experience as a contract employee in the video game industry; specifically in the QA department of Certain Affinity, a studio that worked on multiplayer aspects of Halo 4. The summary of the article is…
BlizzCon 2013 tickets go on sale briefly on Wednesday, April 24, followed by another equally brief sale on Sunday, April 27. Chances are you won't get any, but we're rooting for you.
Of all the new figures Toys for Bob introduced in Skylanders Giants, there is one I desire above all others. She's a ninja. She's a djinn. She's Ninjini, and Activision is giving her away free at the Times Square Toys'R'Us on Tuesday, the jerks.
Every so often, I get to go behind closed doors and preview games early. Well, not before signing a non-disclosure agreement and sometimes giving proof that yes, this scrappy looking kid is in fact writing for [insert name of publication.]
Yesterday's Q&A with Guild Wars 2 content designer Mike Zadorojny painted the development of next month's blockbuster MMO in broad strokes. Today ArenaNet releases a series of videos that break the game's design down to four core components: dynamic events, player versus player, personal story and combat.
Video game professionals and professional hopefuls attending the East Coast Games Conference in Raleigh, North Carolina this morning have a unique opportunity to watch me and several other members of the games media talk about balancing our love of games with our love of talking about journalism.
Id's annual celebration of virtual people shooting other virtual people will take place August 2 – 5 at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas, Texas. If you start studying up for John Carmack's annual keynote right now you should be able to understand it by then! [QuakeCon]
This April the Light Grey Art Lab in Minneapolis, Minnesota will be transformed into the ultimate trainer fantasy, when 151 artists take on the 151 original pocket monsters in an all-out Pokémon Battle Royale.
Another year, another twelve months filled with new game releases, extravagant gaming events, and big hardware releases. How can anyone hope to keep them all straight? Kotaku's 2012 Gamer's Calendar is here to help.
Blessed with a surplus of ancient Commodore 1702 monitors and a handful of GameCubes, Personal Computer Museum curator Syd Bolton stacked them all together to form a pleasantly confusing cube of cubes.
It's a party in the Anaheim, C-A this Friday when Kotaku's most prominent figures host an evening of drinks, snacks, Samsung, and StarCraft. Won't you join us?
Dallas-based id Software has a big title coming out tonight, so Tim Willits, Matt Hooper, John Carmack, and other key members of the Rage team will be hanging out at a GameStop, just like everyone else. Show them some love.