Why Bard Is Such An Exciting League Of Legends Champion

League of Legends' newly-minted "Bard" champion just dropped into the game by surprise yesterday. Players are extremely curious about this "wandering caretaker" and his potential in the game thanks to the big bearded guy's more...distinctive qualities. What makes him stand out, you ask? A few key things. » 3/13/15 1:00pm 3/13/15 1:00pm

Gabe Newell Shows Us How Customer Support Is Done

When you have an issue on Steam, you typically send in a report, which Steam Support has to deal with. But one Steam user decided to take their problem to the man in charge of Steam itself, Gabe Newell. And amazingly, Gabe actually took time out of his day to fix the problem. » 2/05/15 1:18pm 2/05/15 1:18pm

The Xbox Live Status page currently indicates some users having issues logging into Xbox Live on the Xbox One. A problem involving being unable to launch certain games has recently been resolved. No word on whether these current issues are related to the ones which brought the servers down on Christmas Day. Everything… » 12/27/14 5:41pm 12/27/14 5:41pm

PCGamingWiki Wants to Solve the Biggest Problems with PC Gaming:…

Have you ever had a problem installing the latest and greatest PC game and were forced to scour semi-helpful forum posts for hours looking for a solution? Andrew Tsai certainly has, and he created PCGamingWiki so no one else ever has to.


If Tsai, who goes by the handle Andytizer on the PCGamingWiki site (and is not… » 2/29/12 4:00pm 2/29/12 4:00pm

This Is What A Dead Kinect Looks Like

It is with great misplaced pride that I report that I am the first Kotaku writer to suffer from a dead Microsoft Kinect. Also, it's incredibly difficult to get a close-up picture of the Kinect with the sensor powered on. » 4/22/11 1:00pm 4/22/11 1:00pm

Some Xbox 360s Won't Do Halo: Reach Online Co-Op

While the $199 price tag on Microsoft's 4GB Xbox 360 slim model might seem attractive, Halo: Reach owners eager for a little online co-operative multiplayer campaign play are finding out the hard way that you get what you pay for. » 9/15/10 11:40am 9/15/10 11:40am

Halo 3 Multiplayer Servers Will Survive Halo Reach's Launch

Once Halo Reach hits, bringing with it a brand new multiplayer experience and separate servers, does that mean Halo 3's multiplayer servers will be shut down? » 2/18/10 12:00pm 2/18/10 12:00pm

Band Of Bugs Thrusts Your Avatar Into Battle

Be a part of an elite insectoid military force next week, when NinjaBee introduces Xbox 360 avatar support for strategy title Band of Bugs, along with an entirely new game released as DLC. » 7/01/09 11:20am 7/01/09 11:20am

Video Game Addiction Support Group Opens In London, Canada

The US-based support group, On-Line Gamers Anonymous has opened its first chapter in Canada. Brad Dorrance - founder member of the London, CA chapter - came to the group after his 12-hour a day habit contributed to the breakup of his marriage and lead to an attempted suicide. "I think people need to see how much… » 11/06/08 7:00pm 11/06/08 7:00pm

EA's Awesome Fix For Missing Red Alert 3 CD Key Characters

According to the Command & Conquer » 11/03/08 8:00pm 11/03/08 8:00pm customer support team, a "small number of [] manuals" suffered from an unfortunate misprint. Some owners of the Windows PC version are finding themselves with a CD key just 19 characters in length, exactly one shy of the required 20 characters required to activate the game. Oops!…

GTA IV's PS3 Problems To Be Fixed Via Firmware Update?

GTA IV has some problems. Some are pretty great, but most have resulted in freezes and lock-ups, which aren't great. And while a recent patch has fixed some of those problems, it hasn't fixed all of them, leaving a lot of GTA IV players still in the lurch. If that's you and you own a 60GB PS3, help may be on the way,… » 5/13/08 7:00am 5/13/08 7:00am