Mario Is Pretty Much The Go-To Guy For Marriage Proposals These Days

Kotaku reader Brandon's night was very special. It was his turn, you see, to ask Diane, the love of his life, to become his player two. He did this by using a custom Super Mario World level. "She said yes, and after I gave her the ring and such she demanded we play the level again... and again." D'aww. » 7/03/13 5:20am 7/03/13 5:20am

I Sold My Video Games To Pay For My Wedding, And Said Goodbye To Part…

Stacks of games sit around my living room, as I organize photographs from my phone. I log onto Ebay and check prices. I list a few games. I sell one almost immediately. That one doesn't surprise me. Tales of Symphonia. It's one of the rarer in my collection, and I had expected to make quite a bit, quite quickly. Ebay… » 3/05/13 2:00pm 3/05/13 2:00pm

EA, Zynga, Microsoft Support Challenge to Defense of Marriage Act

Three companies with major involvement in video games—EA, Zynga and Microsoft—have joined some 40 other companies, including the Gap, Google and Starbucks, along with several cities, including New York, Boston and Los Angeles, in filing a brief to support a legal challenge to the Defense of Marriage Act. The Act,… » 7/19/12 5:00pm 7/19/12 5:00pm

There's No Wedding Proposal Like a Final Fantasy Wedding Proposal

When Seth Hay arrived at the "Distant Worlds: Music From Final Fantasy" concert last weekend in Toronto, he was met with a lovely surprise. His girlfriend, Cheryl Murray, had bought him tickets to a meet-and-greet with legendary Final Fantasy composer Nobuo Uematsu and conductor Arnie Roth. After the show, they would… » 4/03/12 2:30pm 4/03/12 2:30pm