Pump Train Puts You In Charge of Saving New York City's Subways After…

One of the most chilling consequences of last month's brutal superstorm was how Sandy flooded and shut down huge chunks of New York City's mass transit system. Entire subway stations were submerged and the tunnels that trains travel through were flooded to an unprecedented degree. Much of the subway system was up and… » 11/22/12 9:00pm 11/22/12 9:00pm

Hurricane Sandy's Effects on the Gaming Scene: From Blacked-out…

Hurricane Sandy didn't have an effect on the video game scene the way it would have if it had hit in a city like Montreal or San Francisco, where many of the most popular video games are made. But New York City and the surrounding region does have a vibrant indie gaming scene, millions of passionate gamers, a lot of… » 11/02/12 1:47pm 11/02/12 1:47pm

The Sandy Aftermath, As Covered by Kotaku And Our Sister Sites

It's no secret that Kotaku and our sister sites at Gawker Media got walloped this week after our datacenter was flooded by Hurricane Sandy and our sites were knocked offline. We've taken to Tumblr, setting up alternative versions of our sites, where we've worked to give readers as much of a proper Kotaku, Deadspin, … » 10/31/12 10:29pm 10/31/12 10:29pm