Train Driver Busted Playing Farmville While Actually Driving

Is operating a train something that needs the driver's constant attention? I don't know, I'm not a train driver, but I'm pretty sure if I saw my driver playing a video game while he was in charge of the metal boxes I was hurtling around in, I'd be at least a little worried. » 7/20/14 8:16pm 7/20/14 8:16pm

Some of the World's Scariest Military Troops

Last month, Kotaku published images of Taiwanese special forces. They were totally frightening. But Taiwan doesn't have a monopoly on scary troops. Other countries are ready to terrify you, too. » 11/04/13 4:00am 11/04/13 4:00am

Deported Boy Uses Minecraft To Stay In Touch With American Friends

Rodrigo Guzman is ten. Born in Mexico, he'd lived in Berkeley, California since the age of 2, attending Jefferson Elementary, one of the best schools in the area. That was until he and his parents, en route to Mexico to renew their visas, were expelled from the country by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. » 9/02/13 10:30pm 9/02/13 10:30pm

If You're Mexican, You Can't Speak Spanish to FIFA 13. But You Can…

Mexicans cannot speak commands in their native tongue to their team in FIFA 13 » 9/26/12 10:00pm 9/26/12 10:00pm—but French-speaking Canadians can—in the version of the game now being sold to the three nations of North America.

The Video Game That Wants to Invade Mexico

A video game built around an investigation into a series of brazen attacks by a Mexican drug cartel, which culminates in an attack on U.S. soil, may sound like a timely take on the escalating violence in United States' border towns. » 7/26/11 1:40pm 7/26/11 1:40pm

PSN Service Now Being Restored in Europe, Australia, Latin America

Reactivation of PlayStation Network, completed early this morning for all of North America, is now proceeding in Europe, New Zealand, Australia, Mexico and South America, PlayStation Europe said through its official Twitter moments ago. » 5/15/11 3:28pm 5/15/11 3:28pm

Mexican State Calls For A Ban On Call Of Juarez: The Cartel

After officials in El Paso, Texas, made their discomfort over Call of Juarez: The Cartel last week, the Mexican state of Chihuahua is asking Federal authorities for an outright ban on the video game that hits too close to home. » 2/21/11 1:00pm 2/21/11 1:00pm

A Western Trilogy Arrives Too Soon for Those Caught in Drug Violence

"Call of Juarez" wasn't a provocative title, when it referred to the Mexican border town during the Old West. As the modern-day scene of more than 3,000 murders in the past year, it's a touchier subject. » 2/17/11 10:00pm 2/17/11 10:00pm

Gamers, Be Proud Of Your Pre-Historic Heritage

I'm a gamer. And if you're reading this site, you're probably one, too. Gamers like, well, games, and our games of choice now are video games. But gamers, as a breed, are nothing new. Recent archaeological findings continue to support just that. » 12/14/10 9:00am 12/14/10 9:00am

Report: Kinect Doesn't Speak Spanish (It Speaks Mexican) [Update]

According to the Spanish press, Microsoft's motion-sensing camera Kinect will not speak Spanish. It will only speak "Mexican". » 9/01/10 12:00am 9/01/10 12:00am

Xbox Live Price Increase Coming November 1

Xbox Live Gold subscribers might want to renew before November 1, when the price of a yearly subscription to the service jumps $10 in North America. » 8/30/10 12:34pm 8/30/10 12:34pm

An MVP Hangs In There, With Los Muchachos Del Verano

It seems like a familiar story: a baseball veteran gets to the end of his contract, can't sign another one, and finds new life, and love, in another country. In this case, it's EA Sports' long lost MVP Baseball 2005. » 7/31/10 4:00pm 7/31/10 4:00pm

Red Dead Redemption Revolution: Viva La Revolution!

Rockstar celebrates Cinco de Mayo a couple of days late, as Red Dead Redemption hero John Marston heads to Mexico for a little south of the border action. » 5/07/10 1:20pm 5/07/10 1:20pm

Cheaper Time-Limited StarCraft II Sold In Mexico And South America

StarCraft II fans south of the border will have two ways to pay for the game, with Blizzard revealing a less-expensive, time-limited version of the game for players in Mexico, Argentina, Chile, and Brazil. » 5/06/10 3:20pm 5/06/10 3:20pm

Congress Identifies Piracy Priority Countries

The Congressional International Anti-Piracy Caucus asks that Canada, Russia, China, Mexico, and Spain please cut down on the software piracy. Thanks! » 5/20/09 12:20pm 5/20/09 12:20pm