Another day, another pony twirling fire. There’s a lot going on during the July 4th weekend, but you might be busy with barbecues, fireworks, or trying to sleep through fireworks. If so, wait until next weekend and head to one of these cons.
There’s a lot of gaming and cosplay coming up in next weekend’s convention schedule. And if you’re into a cosplay-themed wrestling match (that’s what you’re looking at above), you’re in luck.
While E3 is the convention we’ll be keeping our eyes on this week, there are plenty of fan conventions going on next weekend that are much easier to attend.
Got big plans this weekend? If your answer is no (or an unenthusiastic yes), you could always head to your friendly neighborhood con.
Blizzcon 2016 is taking place at the Anaheim Convention Center in California on November 4 and 5. The $199 tickets will be sold in two batches on April 20 and 23. If you get one, you’re made of magic.
While most of New York’s Javits Convention Center is occupied by the the press, buyers and exhibitors of Toy Fair 2016, over in the North Hall they’re holding the first annual Play Fair. You know, for the kids.
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.
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 that…
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]