Twitch announced today that they’ll be cracking down on Pokémon Go streamers who rely on third-party cheats. Streamers who play the game aided by software that tracks Pokémon or spoofs their GPS location will “receive a strike on their account.” Three strikes results in a ban.
Goombas are pretty much at the bottom of the food chain in the Mushroom Kingdom—it never takes much to kill them in a Mario game. But there’s one particular Goomba in Super Mario 64 that can’t be defeated, no matter how good your platforming skills are.
Last month we reported on Revive, a proof-of-concept compatibility layer that allowed games exclusive to the Oculus Rift to be played using the HTC Vive headset. This week’s Oculus app update took steps to ensure that trick doesn’t work anymore.
Reader Tony has a young daughter who, fingers crossed, will soon grow up to play the classics. And when she moves onto The Legend of Zelda: A Link To The Past, he’s got a little surprise waiting for her.
Counter-Strike has a cheating problem. One player decided to do something about it. Something, shall we say, creative.
You may well have played Super Metroid. But when you did, you played it the way Nintendo wanted you to play it.
Here at Snacktaku we don’t usually condone playing with your food, but Nabisco’s new Oreo Thins make it too easy.
Have you encountered a bug, glitch, or hack while playing Steam’s hottest new dinosaur game? You might be sitting on $100.
And it looks wonderful.
Thirty-year old Akihide Yamamoto has been arrested for allegedly selling cheats for online shooter Alliance of Valiant Arms.
WarSting is a replica of Bilbo Baggins' famous sword Sting, with a twist: instead of glowing blue when it detects Orcs, it glows blue when it picks up an open wi-fi network.
Pokémon hackers have been busy lately. Not only have they spilled the beans on unreleased legendaries in the last few months, they've also figured out how to tinker with Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire—and the results are hilarious.
Things can get out of hand pretty quick when someone has hacked their Pokémon. But if it's not against an actual person, a hacked Pokémon battle can be pretty hilarious.
The brothers who hacked Mario Kart 8 are back with another video that gives many a new perspective on the game's racetracks. It it just me, or does Grumble Volcano start to look a lot like Mount Doom up close?
"I don't want to go to bed at night thinking I've ruined thousands of people's fun," one of the two men who's cracked open the code for the Wii U's biggest game told me this week. I was confused.
Hacking in a game is often used for banal, selfish reasons. But when someone uses it for something wonderful, it deserves a little bit of credit.
What happens when you fuse the twisted magical art of pyromancy with positive thinking and technical know-how? Why, a Dark Souls II hack made in heaven.
This is a video of a ghost version of Luigi riding around Mario Kart 8's Rainbow Road. But don't worry: this doesn't mean he's come back to haunt us all with a new, supernatural death stare.
Using a browser hack to facilitate on-the-fly RAM edits, modders now have the power to rename courses and tweak musical cues in Mario Kart 8 — and this is only the beginning.
Blizzard is taking legal action against a group of StarCraft II players who created a set of cheats and hacks for the real-time strategy game.