What do you do with your old Game Boy? Some of us try and boot it up for the first time in decades, while others look at this brick that we played with in our childhood and make something of it.
Looks like some banned Overwatch players might be reacting a little more poorly than we’d first thought, with a DDoS attack knocking the game—and by extension a lot of other Blizzard titles—out of service this afternoon.
A 23 year-old Australian man has avoided a prison term over his role in a series of hacks targeting League of Legends and its player database.
One of the best places to spot video game deals, Cheap Ass Gamer, has been dealing with a series of hacks. The attacker (or group) claims they’re after a child molester, but haven’t made clear why they’ve targeted CAG. The site claims passwords weren’t compromised, though emails and usernames may have been.
Earlier this week hackers got a build of Linux running on the PlayStation 4. Now GBATemp user Shutterbug2000 demonstrates Windows 95 running on a new 3DS. I can’t wait to run BeOS on my Xbox One.
Ever wanted to play Pokémon on your PlayStation 4? You can’t. But at least you can watch someone else do it?
It’s a supercut of the weirdest movie scenes with computers and computer interfaces from a time when even copying a simple file to a floppy was shown as some sort of magic trick.
Bethesda launched the official Fallout 4 companion app today, and it’s pretty slick! Unfortunately, there’s not much you can actually DO with the app yet...unless of course you happen to mess with the game’s files.
A couple days ago, the Team Fortress 2 community came across a video of a notorious hacker getting a taste of his own medicine. They were ecstatic. Responses ranged from “serves him right” to “fuck that guy.”
Over the past week, a number of Steam accounts—including those of some prominent streamers and DOTA 2 pros—were temporarily stolen courtesy of a pretty glaring hole in Valve’s security.
If you were playing a brutally difficult game and someone gave you a powerful sword, you’d pick it up and use it, right? If you do that in Dark Souls 2, however, that might corrupt your save and get you banned. Hackers have been doing this for years, and there’s little you can do about it.
Epic Games are sending out emails letting people know that most of their forums have been taken offline after they were “compromised by a hacker”.
The CEO of Daybreak, formerly Sony Online Entertainment, is not happy. John Smedley’s plane was grounded after a bomb threat last August, a move infamous hacker group Lizard Squad took credit for. A Lizard Squad member was recently sentenced, but Smedley wants more.
In 2009, a strange Facebook account appeared out of nowhere and friended people en-masse. The name on the account was Junko Junsui, and she had a message for anyone willing to listen.
Invisible, Inc. is a game that is all about secrecy and hacking. Fitting, then, that one of its achievements can only be nabbed if players mess around with the game’s files.
An unnamed 17 year-old kid has been arrested, and may face felony charges, after being caught organising a DDOS attack against the West Ada School District in Idaho, which has 52 schools and 32,000 students.
A hacker terrorized Guild Wars 2 for weeks and weeks. When the game’s creators finally took action, they humiliated the crap out of the dirty cheater.
Last night, Riot put out an update about the status of several high-profile League of Legends players who’ve been suspended or banned from the game due to their toxic behavior. Buried in the details was an interesting detail: in an unprecedented move, one player’s permaban from competitive play was removed entirely.
On December 2014, Michael Hamelin, a hacker and physicist, died in an unfortunate car crash. He is survived by his wife, a scientist named Beth Hamelin—who not only has to deal with the grief that comes with a loved one passing on, but also has to manage the intense security measures that Hamelin left behind.