After yesterday's uproar over new mobile game Deus Ex: The Fall disabling guns on jailbroken iOS devices, Eidos parent Square Enix has announced plans to remove the function via an upcoming game update, apologizing for not being clear about the restriction up front.
Released yesterday for iOS Deus Ex: The Fall is all about giving the player options, unless that player is attempting to run the game on a jailbroken iPhone or iPad, in which case it removes one of the most important abilities in the game — pulling the trigger.
It's totally cool to "jailbreak" an iPhone to get around its DRM. Apple may not like that, but the courts say otherwise, so it has to abide. Video game consoles? Less cool. But that could soon change.
In what is believed to be the world's first-ever arrest in connection with circumventing a video game console's security, South African authorities raided a jailbreaking operation in Johannesburg, sending one man to jail and confiscating all kinds of hardware and software the outfit used.
The PlayStation 3 just got updated, bringing the machine's firmware to v3.55. Sony say "this is a minor update that adds a security patch". What ever could they mean?
There's a reason Sony wants so badly to block jailbreak device's access: now that the code for the things is out there, people were using everything from mobile phones to calculators to get at their PlayStation 3s.
A hearing due to take place today to determine the ultimate fate of the new PS3 modchip in Australia has been postponed, Kotaku has learned.
Yesterday, Sony Computer Entertainment Australia was granted a temporary injunction by the nation's Federal Court to block the importation and sale of the new PS3 modchips.
Reader Paul Brown sent along images of a new iMario theme he created for the iPhone 4. The catch? You'll need to jailbreak your phone to install it.
George Hotz, the man responsible for "jailbreaking" the iPhone platform, has released the "coveted" PlayStation 3 exploit he announced last week, the one that means the console is essentially "hacked."
The developers of iPhone beat 'em up Tap Fu have taken a look at the piracy percentages on their recently released game and, man, are they a black belt caliber kick in the balls.