Patch Will Give Jailbroken Deus Ex Players The Ability To Shoot

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. » 7/12/13 2:30pm 7/12/13 2:30pm

Eidos Disables Your Guns in iOS Deus Ex, If Your Device is Jailbroken

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. » 7/11/13 2:30pm 7/11/13 2:30pm

It Might Soon be Cool to Jailbreak Your Consoles

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. » 12/02/11 2:00am 12/02/11 2:00am

South African Cops Make First-Ever Raid of PS3 Jailbreak Operation

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. » 8/07/11 6:00pm 8/07/11 6:00pm

PS3 Firmware Updated In The Fight Against Piracy

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? » 12/07/10 12:00am 12/07/10 12:00am

Watch A PS3 Get Cracked By Two Mobile Phones And A Calculator

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. » 9/07/10 2:30am 9/07/10 2:30am

Sony Gets Federal Court to Temporarily Block Sale Of PS3 Modchips…

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. » 8/27/10 9:10am 8/27/10 9:10am

Are You Sure You Don't Want to Jailbreak Your iPhone?

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. » 8/13/10 1:00pm 8/13/10 1:00pm

Jailbreak Hacker Releases His PS3 Exploit To The Public

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." » 1/26/10 8:00pm 1/26/10 8:00pm

iPhone Game Piracy Rates Suck Too

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. » 10/26/09 7:20pm 10/26/09 7:20pm