Magikarp may be one of the weakest monsters in Pokémon Go, but he still managed to briefly control one of the most sought-after gyms in the entire country: the White House. It’s amazing.
For the last week, Pokémon Go players have been taking part in a secret battle to gain control of the most visible and coveted gym in the entire country: the White House.
Last month, attackers took down the PlayStation Network for several days, embarrassing Sony and leaving tons and tons of gamers unable to feed their Destiny addictions for almost a week. This is all thanks to what's called a Distributed Denial of Service attack, where a person or a group of people send an inflated…
No Kotaku 'Shop Contest winners post this week. Last week's contest involved a news story about a man dressed in Pokemon garb wandering onto the White House lawn. Now that information has come to light regarding the mental state of the individual in question, I no longer feel the contest's subject matter appropriate.…
What possesses a Pokémon fan to storm the most protexted lawn in the United States of America decked out in Pikachu gear? Perhaps this week's Photoshop contest can shed some light on the matter.
The White House has turned down a popular petition to begin construction on a Death Star in fairly hilarious fashion.
A petition calling on the United States to begin construction of a moon-sized superweapon has achieved 25,000 signatures, which according to the rules of the Obama administration's feel-good bullshit platform "We the People," requires a response from the White House. None has yet been made.
As writer John Hodgman once said, President Obama is America's first modern nerd President. He's a huge Trekkie and loves Superman. A certified nerd.
A Tennessee man kicked off a White House petition on Thanksgiving urging the President of the United States to ban The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim for "the safety of America's youths."
The line between gaming and reality blurs as the President and members of his security team watch the hunt for Osama reach its long-awaited conclusion.