If you’ve ever tried to win that super big stuffed animal for your sweetheart at the ring toss and just ended up embarrassing yourself, it’s possible that you’ve long suspected that carnival games are rigged. It won’t win you any prizes, but this video explains the mechanics of exactly how you’re taken for a ride.
Every MMO has its scammers. But in EVE Online, their scams are allowed. Getting ripped off is all just part of the fun.
Daily fantasy sports should have been a great thing. A form of betting just shiny and different enough from handing a brown bag of cash to a guy named Fingers at the local dive bar to be treated as respectable enterprise, it had the potential not just to make insane amounts of money, but to change the debate about…
It’s the ultimate Kickstarter horror story: You help fund a project. They succeed. They stop sending out updates. Their website expires. And nearly two years later, it’s become clear that they’ve disappeared with your money.
Destiny is not a stranger to players gaming the system. Usually, that involves harmless stuff like cheesing the actual game, or maybe pulling out a LAN cable. But today, it involves energy drinks. Yes, energy drinks.
Be careful what you click. You might think you've found a cool-looking new game on Steam, but it could be computer-infesting malware in disguise. Yeah, scammers are imitating entire game pages now.
The organizers of a New York-based Minecraft convention have unexpectedly announced that it will be postponed to a later date, and many who bought tickets are calling it a scam.
Imagine if a bunch of flight-sim enthusiasts got together and spent years assembling a free, open-source, constantly updated flight simulator. Wait actually, you don't have to imagine that: It's a real thing, and it's called FlightGear. The open-source simulator has been around for years.
Giant video game publisher EA and its most popular video games are rich targets for hackers and scammers, but the company is determined to fight back and protect its users, EA's number two executive tells Kotaku.
Only in an MMO is a gigantic financial crime a) subject to absolutely no punishment and b) a sign of the community's health because hey, it's all role-playing, right? Once again, we're looking at EVE Online. An intergalactic space Ponzi scheme fleeced investors of 1 trillion spacebuxx or whatever that currency is…
HM Customs (as in Her Majesty's - the Queen hates smuggling) has issued a warning against fake Nintendo DS Lites that can (possibly) cause you physical harm as well as financial.