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What We Know About the Steam Hack and What You Should Do

Today Valve told us that their cloud-based Steam service has been compromised, and that users' personal information and credit card information could be at risk.
Here are some common questions we've been getting, and the best answers we can provide given what we know. More »

Steam Hacked, Valve Investigating Possible Credit Card Theft

A message sent just now from Valve Corporation head Gabe Newell says credit card numbers and other personal information were inside a database compromised during a defacement attack on the Steam forums this Sunday.
Valve is advising all of its Steam customers to keep close eye on their credit card... More »

What the PSN Outage Tells Us About the Steam Hack

While the scope of the Steam Hack remains to be seen, for millions of gamers its early developments-indeed, even Valve's early statements-match those of this spring's notorious PlayStation Network outage, which may provide a guidepost for what is to come.
Earlier today, Valve confirmed... More »

In Skyrim, You Can Put Barrels On Heads. All of the Heads

We already know there are a lot of things to eat in Skyrim. Also, we know that there are a lot of different characters. People in inns, in castles, in shops…
You can put food in barrels. More »

Why It's Stupid To Hate Call of Duty So Damn Much

Among many of those who like to label themselves as a "gamer", there is no franchise more reviled than Call of Duty. The merest mention of its name sends people flying to post anonymous comments blasting the game as the very model of everything that's wrong with video games today.
Take a look at... More »

Should You Buy The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword? Yes.

There is a new Zelda game out for the Wii, a massive adventure for Link that begins in a village suspended in the clouds. The Wii is getting old and the Zelda series is even older. More »

Did the New Snow White Movie Rip Off a Video Game Trailer?

Earlier this year, Obsidian and Square Enix released Dungeon Siege III. The game had a big reveal trailer involving a raven flying towards the camera then exploding into a bunch of other ravens.
Fast forward to November, and the debut trailer for the new Snow White movie is shown. More »

Xbox Live's Hack Wasnt a Hack, Says Microsoft

Last month, a surprisingly large-scale hacking attack went down on Xbox Live, all centred around EA Sports' FIFA 11 and FIFA 12. Microsoft today acknowledged the intrusions, but is adamant they weren't the result of hacks.
Microsoft's online safety director Doug Park has told Eurogamer "It's not a... More »

Here Is Sony's UMD Solution for PS Vita Owners

The PS Vita does not use UMDs. Instead, it uses cartridges and digital downloads. The UMD is going extinct, putting current PSP owners in a bind should they want to play their PSP titles on the Vita. More »

The Explosive Art of Modern Warfare 3

Like its predecessor, Black Ops, don't assume that because Modern Warfare 3 is a game starring explosions and ruined buildings that it doesn't have gorgeous concept art.
Because like its predecessor, its art is moody, vibrant and, most surprising of all, colourful.
These images are all the work of... More »

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