The first thing I felt after the conclusion of The International 7, the seventh annual Dota 2 event that caps off every season of play, was whiplash. The day had gone by so fast, I had barely noticed it. As I walked in through the press entrance in the morning, I saw Team Liquid in the loading bay, laughing as a few…
As I’ve said, Cities Skylines has its flaws as a city management game, but as a toy to build stuff with, it’s in a league of its own. As we see here, with inthoughtwelive’s near-perfect recreation of Seattle.
Is it cool that Microsoft turned out for the Seattle Pride Parade? Sure, but some support of diversity is a basic expectation of such a major employer. Now, what is cool is the fact Microsoft rolled in the Seattle Pride Parade with a Warthog and Master Chief.
Last weekend, 5,834 people convened in Seattle for the world's largest snowball fight.
Whether you want to imagine the first days of Life After People, the next instalment of The Walking Dead or a sequel to Tokyo Jungle (Seattle Jungle?), you should check out these stunning images of what an American city looks like without a single person to be seen.
The random car engine vrooms are the best.
Protesters around the world are commemorating today's May Day with rallies in support of workers and against the economic and political powers that be. Much of this has been peaceful or at least standard Occupy-style protest-and-arrest, but in Seattle, in the same downtown area where tens of thousands of gamers gather…
Jeff Fletcher, an IT guy from Halo creators Bungie, pulled into the parking lot of a US Bank branch in Skyway, Seattle last week. He then saw two guys start shooting each other. What happens next is awesome.
Researching the exact birthday for a tribute to the 30th birthday of Donkey Kong, Patrick Scott Patterson of the Arcade Examiner came up with conflicting information. Absent official word from Nintendo, he thinks the big ape—and therefore Mario (né Jumpan)—turned 30 yesterday, July 9.
The Pacific Northwest and Alaska. Wild. Majestic. Coffee-soaked. For too long these dark and mysterious areas of the United States have been bereft of a local GameFly distribution center, forced to suffer longer-than-normal shipping times for their game rentals. Today GameFly says no more.
We're all familiar with the Make-a-Wish Foundation, who it supports, and why. With that out of the way, PopCap Games today announced that Allied Star Police, by the Seattle-area games designer Owain Weinert (pictured) will soon release for all iOS devices on the iTunes App Store.
Yesterday's rumors have proven true, as Sony Online Entertainment confirms 205 cut positions, the closure of three studio locations, and puts the final bullet in the head of massively multiplayer online spy game The Agency.
Or would we? We'd shoot one portal beside our couch, one on the side of the bus, and wait for it to reach its destination from the comfort of our own homes. Seattle's mobile Portal 2 ads via Reddit.
Yeah, yeah, I know. Post-Its as the pixels in an old-school sprite mosaic, that has been done, and overdone, before. I don't know if I've seen it done this well, or this comprehensively. A Seattle-area office building complex, which includes Expedia as a tenant, has been locked in a kind of Post-It art competition…
Good point, but if you just go ahead and donate the scrap metal, you get +10 good karma. Trolled office flyer for a Seattle-area school's fundraiser, seen via Reddit.
Greene's Hardware in Seattle has a special on katanas this weekend - two for $309.99. You can also find values on dynamite and mayonnaise. What the hell is this? A pretty awesome Dead Rising 2 community event at PAX.
Prosecutors say a New Jersey man managed to convince four 13- and 14-year-olds to send him pictures of their genitals by saying it was a membership condition of the clan he was starting in Call of Duty: World at War.
Kotaku has arrived in Seattle at the 2009 Penny Arcade Expo for a weekend filled with news, interviews, hands-on time with all of the latest games, and enough Seattle's Best coffee to fell a rhino.