PlayStation TV: good idea, poor execution. Mostly because there were a ton of great Vita games that the little box wouldn’t support. But hey, where Sony came up short, users are getting the job done.
Since late last week the Rockstar support Twitter account has been hammered with reports of Social Club account hijackings keeping folks from playing games like Grand Theft Auto V. There’s a simple way to ensure this doesn’t happen to you—change your password.
Do you love the game Tetris but wish it was on your torso for friends and total strangers to see? Well one lucky tinkerer has a solution for you!
I love “trapped in a video game” stories—be that in books, anime, or even games. As a gamer, such stories directly relate to my greatest passion. But more than that, “trapped in a video game” is setup brimming with the potential for epic plots and thematic explorations.
It's late at night, you've got a pocketful of crumpled bills and coins, and your hunger exceeds your self-esteem. Thanks to a clever hack, now all you have to do is send your budget to a special email address to generate a maximum calorie Taco Bell menu.
According to a report from internet security firm Netcraft, an Electronic Arts server was recently hacked, and until it was shut down was being used to run a phishing scam that targeted Apple customers
Comixology—the digital comics storefront that pushes hundreds of thousands of comics to millions of readers all over the world—just informed users that they suffered a security breach. Okay, True Believers, you should know the drill by now: time to pick a new password.
A big component of Spelunky's appeal and challenge is its procedurally generated levels, assuring you don't play the same board twice. Some diehards, however, have developed a tool (for the PC's HD version) that forces the game to generate the same level on replays.
Someone has claimed to hack the Twitter account of the president and co-founder of Riot Games, the makers of League of Legends, using it to publish images and templates from a completed-but-unreleased League of Legends card-based game. "Riot doesn't want you to play this game," said "Jason," the hacker.
Ubisoft says hackers exploited one of its websites to gain access to names, email addresses and encrypted passwords of uPlay members. While no credit card information was compromised, the publisher is suggesting that users change their passwords.
Playing Katamari Damacy is always delightful, but I've always wanted a controller that actually emulated the game. Well, now one exists!
Last month, the Square Enix Official Goods Online Shop was compromised as the third-party server, which hosts its online retail store, was breached.
Over the Labor Day weekend, some hackers were apparently hard at work. Hacktivist group NullCew announced that it has made its way into Sony Mobile's servers, reports ZDNet.
The PS Vita will be getting a firmware update soon which will allow for a bunch of new features, including the long-awaited PS1 game compatibility. However, by opening the doors to older classics, Sony could potentially be exposing or creating new security holes to hackers who would eagerly exploit them.
A Hong Kong-based modder known as AnoRelease is claiming to have made a pretty significant change to some PlayStation 3 code, using a highly technical routine to trick a retail console into thinking it was a "debug" unit.
Smash hit Minecraft has been slowly found to have been compromised over the past week, a flaw in the game's authentication system resulting in a loophole that's given us one of the weirdest exploits of a game in recent memory.
Free-to-play online game Phantasy Star Online 2 was hacked, and non-playable characters were moved about as, it seems, some sort of prank.
In a month's time, DayZ—the zombie-survival variant of Arma II— has quickly established itself as one of the most appealing mods of a PC game in recent history, if ever. That also makes it an appealing target to malefactors.
The Japanese entertainment industry is crawling with young women who hope to become the next geek idol. With her anime songs and maid outfits, Mako Okita might seem like any other hopeful, but she stands out. How many idols can say they've been arrested for cyber crime?
A hacker collective named SwaggSec claims to have hacked Foxconn, the world's largest electronic components maker. Foxconn assembles hardware for Apple as well as game consoles, such as the PS3, the Xbox 360, and the Wii. According to SwaggSec's open letter, the hack appears to be retaliation for Foxconn's notorious…