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, …
"Here. Right here," he said, almost triumphantly. "He said it would be right fucking here."
We here at Kotaku aren't the only ones with servers in storm-beset New York City. Activision, too, has servers in the zone affected by wind, water, and power outages, and those servers are having a rough time of things right now.
We'll be posting here until our site is back online. Kotaku and the rest of Gawker Media's sites were knocked offline yesterday as our main data center lost power due to flooding. We're awaiting word on when it will be up and running again, but with so many people out of power in Manhattan and surrounding areas, it's…
I'm one of the lucky ones. I've still got power, and despite some flickering, I never lost electricity when the hurricane hit New York City last night.
What you see above is an electrical fire in Queens, NY that I took last night at around 8pm.
Among other things, today is the day that the new Assassin's Creeds are out (III and Liberation) as well as the new Need For Speed. We have reviews in the works for all of them and will share at least some of the review material here.