A Washington man made almost half a million dollars selling Xbox 360s modified to play pirated games, the FBI alleges, but here's the kicker—he did so while he was a Microsoft contractor, and even after he was sued by Activision for pirating its games.
Last year, the Washington state legislature was said to be considering stronger laws and punishments against "SWATting," which is trolls' cute way to take revenge when something displeases them in an online game. They phone a fake call to your local cops and next thing you know, armed deputies are crawling around the…
Cops in Sammamish, Wash. are super pissed after being sent to a home here by a 911 call claiming someone inside had claymore mines and hostages. The caller turns out to be a prick seeking revenge on an Xbox Live moderator.
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.
Yesterday, a dump truck unloaded 4,000 painted wooden letters in Tacoma, Wash.'s Tollefson Plaza, creating a giant interactive public art display. Kotaku reader shereni happened by and sends this shout-out from T-Town.