East Coast Hurricane Knocking The Gaming

The millions number keeps driving up for those without power along the East and North East. It's affecting services not just local but nationally.

Guess where a number of the credit card processing hubs are?

Or for those of us on the geeksphere, Kotaku HQ powerplant is in NY. They're running on a backup right now.

So today while you're out and about and wonder why things are running a bit slow, it's taking a while for your credit card to process, or you wonder why things are lagging behind, keep it cool. Take a breath. Understand that your little world is not coming to an end because you have to wait just a few more minutes. And don't yell at the customer service reps. They don't have control over the power in the NE.