Genius And His Lego Robot Take Cheating To A New Level

Uli Kilian once set a world record by solving 100 Rubik's Cubes while running a marathon at the same time. So he's smart. And fit. But the smartest thing he's done might have been building a robot to tap his iPad screen in the middle of the night so that he wakes up to a ton of money in a mediocre free-to-play game.… » 4/15/14 11:30am 4/15/14 11:30am

Ubisoft Says 93-95% of Their PC Games Get Stolen by Pirates

Few video game companies' PC release practices are as reviled as Ubisoft's. From titles that require always-on internet connections to security-compromising DRM, attempts by the Assassin's Creed publisher to stop people from illegally obtaining or running their games on PC have met with strong criticism. Their… » 8/22/12 10:00am 8/22/12 10:00am

Who Says Star Wars: The Old Republic Will Inevitably Go Free-to-Play?

With the assumption that BioWare's new subscription-based massively multiplayer online Star Wars role-playing game will one day succumb to the dark side of free-to-play running rampant, commenter Odin believes The Old Republic could flourish under the archaic monthly model in today's Speak Up on Kotaku. » 12/21/11 11:20am 12/21/11 11:20am