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

In Fire Emblem, Marriage Can Be A Fate Worse Than Death

If you're interested in the new 3DS strategy game Fire Emblem: Awakening, you've probably heard two things about it: first, that if a character dies in battle, they're gone for good. Second, that characters can fall in love and marry one another. » 2/05/13 8:00pm 2/05/13 8:00pm

You Could Use The Wii U To Play Games. Or, You Could Use It To Find…

The Wii U sure has seen some creative usage. First there's the Miiverse, which some people have experimented with to make awesome communities and artwork showcases. Others have found a way to use the Wii U to make movies. » 12/05/12 3:30pm 12/05/12 3:30pm

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

That Glorious Moment When Video Games Win Against Marriage

Unlike in-game marriages » 4/27/12 12:00pm 4/27/12 12:00pm, real-life marriages can be when video games are involved. Andrew Allen, a USC film student and a lifelong gamer, acts out these troubles in his latest episode of games versus marriage. Featured is , which has undoubtedly ruined many people's social and marriage lives. But Andrew (or,…

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 get … » 4/03/12 2:30pm 4/03/12 2:30pm

When Your Favorite Game Is Proposing Marriage, The Answer Is 'Yes'

She said yes. You're dying to know, and Kotaku can confirm that for you now. Even though her marriage proposal came from a smart-aleck robot and contained references to herpes and, well, the big A, last night Tora told Ben yes, she will marry him, » 4/24/11 12:00pm 4/24/11 12:00pm