Remember, Your Game Console Might Be a Cockroach Hotel

As many gamers can tell you, bugs can be a problem. No, like bugs—real bugs. Roaches. Gross, you say. That would be correct. But this is a friendly reminder that bug infested consoles are very much a thing. » 1/29/13 3:59am 1/29/13 3:59am

Want to Intern for Kotaku East?

It's that time again. It's time to look for Kotaku East interns. Do you live in Asia? Would you like to intern with Kotaku? Have I got something for you!


In particular, Kotaku East is looking for interns in Asia that are located outside of Japan. Here are the particulars: » 11/12/12 7:50am 11/12/12 7:50am

Live in China or South Korea? Write about Games?

Not only is Kotaku going through applications for Tokyo correspondents (we are currently no longer accepting applications), it is also looking to expand its coverage beyond Japan to China and South Korea. » 1/16/12 7:30am 1/16/12 7:30am

Live and Breathe Japanese Games? Kotaku Is Now Hiring.

Occasionally, people ask me, "Brian Ashcraft, is Kotaku ever hiring?" To which I reply, "No, random person, it is not." But if you were to ask me that same question today, I'd have a very different answer. » 1/10/12 2:30am 1/10/12 2:30am

Heads Up About World of Warcraft Password Reset E-mails [UPDATE]

An e-mail some of you may have received that appears to be a request for a password reset for World of Warcraft is a phishing scam. Consult this official Blizzard thread for information. [Update: Blizzard is sending legit warnings, too.] » 12/14/10 3:30pm 12/14/10 3:30pm

On Kotaku's Compromised Commenting Accounts

Some time over the weekend a group compromised Gawker Media's servers, resulting in a security breach at all of the Gawker sites, including this one. Editors and tech are here for all the Q&A you can handle about what happened. » 12/13/10 12:00pm 12/13/10 12:00pm

Happy Thanksgiving! Don't Worry, We're Still Here

While most of us (really all of us) are busy eating Turkey or sleeping, there will still be a steady stream of stories coming to you from Kotaku. » 11/25/10 9:30am 11/25/10 9:30am

Tall And Tan and Young and Lovely, The Kotaku From Ipanema Is Coming

Fact: Many of the most important moments in my life have been marked by Antonio Carlos Jobim's wonderful song, The Girl from Ipanema. That song seems to drift through my best moments. » 9/30/10 11:00am 9/30/10 11:00am

Fall's Here, Summer's Dead

The corn mazes are open, the pumpkins on sale, the leaves are turning brown and, if Mother Nature didn't hate us, it would be getting cooler here in the Northern Hemisphere. » 9/28/10 10:00am 9/28/10 10:00am

Why I Won't Be Liveblogging The Tester Season 2

Earlier this year, we all had a laugh along with/at the expense of a handful of video game industry hopefuls competing in the PlayStation Network reality show The Tester. Sadly, I won't be liveblogging the series' next season. » 9/21/10 10:00pm 9/21/10 10:00pm

New Commenting Tools Add Scolding, Teleporter, Dunce Cap to Banhammer

We've always said that the community and their inciteful and insightful comments are one of the best things about Kotaku, and we mean it. That's why our wonderful tech folks are always working to improve how comments work. » 9/14/10 10:40am 9/14/10 10:40am