New Caps, Old Parks Welcome You Back to The Show

Do sports video games deserve a spoiler alert? If I don't put one here, I'm sure someone will complain about it. Over the weekend I heard various reports of MLB 13 The Show being sold before it's supposed to hit shelves next week. Someone got their hands on a copy and have been feeding Operation Sports all kinds of… » 2/26/13 11:00am 2/26/13 11:00am

Sony Patent Could Stop You From Playing Used Games, Possibly on the…

A patent application published today resurrects the rumor that Sony's next gaming console will suppress the playing of used games, and outlines how such a scheme would be accomplished without the use of an always-on Internet connection for verification. In short, an RFID ID stamped onto the new discs would track their… » 1/03/13 10:00am 1/03/13 10:00am

Sony Thinks It Will Sell Slightly Fewer PS Vitas and PSPs

Don't fret! Sony is doing better and slowly turning things around. However, the Tokyo-based electronics giant is a little less bullish on its gaming handhelds. From Reuters: "Sony cut its forecast for full-year sales of its hand-held PSP and Vita game consoles to 10 million from a previous forecast of 12 million." » 11/01/12 4:15am 11/01/12 4:15am

Anonymous Claims PSN Hack Affecting 10 Million Accounts [Update: It's a…

Anonymous claims it broke into the PlayStation Network and has a 50 gigabyte database of email accounts and their passwords. Ten million accounts "are at risk," says the hacker involved. The passwords appear to be encrypted, and many of the accounts published in this document appear to be from northern Europe. This… » 8/15/12 1:53pm 8/15/12 1:53pm

Sony Says No Malware Involved in Attack on Resistance Forums

A Nov. 11 breach of Resistance's official web site, including its forums, did not serve malware to visitors as some had alleged, Sony told Kotaku on Friday. Sony confirmed that an intrusion did take place, resulting in MyResistance.net's immediate closure. The site remains offline as Sony works to rebuild it and close… » 12/02/11 11:30am 12/02/11 11:30am

Come Talk About Uncharted 3 Multiplayer Right Now!

Welcome, Kotaku Game Club, to the multiplayer edition of our Uncharted 3 talks! Thank you everyone for showing up a day early. I hope that you're as excited as I am to get a healthy gaming discussion in before the holiday.

In case you're stumbling upon the Game Club for the first time, our group meets on a weekly… » 11/23/11 4:00pm 11/23/11 4:00pm