Someone who's helped get a lot of great video games in your hands needs your help now. Brandon Boyer—the chairman of the Independent Game Festival and a relentlessly exuberant champion of all sorts of video game creativity—fought off cancer last year. But the expenses of his medical care came out to a whopping… » 3/06/14 4:30pm 3/06/14 4:30pm

Did EA send you a Titanfall beta code for the wrong platform? Helpful tipster Tony points us to the EA Help website, where there are step-by-step instructions that promise to get your code snafu taken care of in two hours. » 2/14/14 4:02pm 2/14/14 4:02pm

An Insomniac Games graphic arts intern, who worked on Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus, lost her leg in a hit-and-run accident and is facing a long recovery and financial uncertainty with medical bills and college loans. Insomniac has donated $5,000 to Ana Kessel; a fund raiser for her has been established here. » 11/13/13 3:11pm 11/13/13 3:11pm

Let's Help This Man Build a Gaming PC

Today's Speak Up on Kotaku comes from commenter JuiceandSpoons, who'd like to build his own PC but needs a little help figuring out the guts to make it go. It's the Kotaku community to the rescue! » 8/30/12 5:30pm 8/30/12 5:30pm

Those Awful "No Sue" Clauses, In Plain English, So You Can Understand…

The gist of many big company's new "No Sue" clauses are that you can't sue them, but beyond that, aarrggghh, there's so much legal wish-wash it makes your head spin. » 12/16/11 5:30am 12/16/11 5:30am

How to Customize This Site's Navigation

We've made a few small adjustments to our site today, including a new way to interact with stories in our right sidebar: You can now set the sidebar to a one- or two-paned interface, as demonstrated in the video above, made by our friends at Lifehacker. » 7/27/11 7:15am 7/27/11 7:15am

This Is Either The Best Or Worst Video Game Shopping Advice

All this one gamer wants is some help to decide which video game console he should buy. In a rare and curious display or near-unanimity on the Internet, he gets an answer.

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The Encyclopedia Gigantica: Everything You Need To Know About Monster…

Interested in Capcom's upcoming release of Monster Hunter Freedom Unite but don;t know the first thing about monster hunting? The Encyclopedia Gigantica is here to help. » 5/14/09 3:20pm 5/14/09 3:20pm