If you've installed the Angry Planes or NoClip mod for Grand Theft Auto V, you will definitely want to read this. Both mods have been found to include a virus that logs keys amongst other nasty things, such as spam bots that ... read
Brazil is known for its blatant piracy, with over 50 percent of software there being pirated. So it should come as no surprise that some electronic stores are offering to install 10 pirated games on customers PS4s for the equ... read
The 3DS hacking community keeps fighting back every time Nintendo thwarts their efforts. Late last year, "reverse engineer extraordinaire" Smealum found an exploit in the obscure game Cubic Ninja which enabled any homeb... read
So, if you have a lot of friends who play Grand Theft Auto V on PC, or spend a lot of time reading about the game on forums, you may have noticed that over the last few days a lot of people have been reporting their accounts ... read
Little known fact: My Steam account has been locked for a few months now because someone from China or Russia attempted to get into my account. Sadly, they keep trying, so I've kept the thing on lock while I focus on my conso... read
[Update: In an email notice, Twitch asserts "there may have been unauthorized access to some of your Twitch user account information, including possibly your Twitch username and associated email address, your password, the... read
Pokémon Shuffle isn't Nintendo's initial foray into the seedy underworld of free-to-play with microtransactions. Rusty's Real Deal Baseball did it first, but Shuffle is the first example that drew ire fr... read
Have you ever heard the saying, just because you can doesn't mean you should? Well, apparently this guy didn't.
A Las Vegas "man" has been arrested after authorities alleged Brandon Willson, 19, made up a murder in order to g... read
Last November, Nintendo talked a little about rethinking their policies of region locking. Seems like common sense to me. The gains they'd make in consumer goodwill by allowing a few games to more easily make it overseas wou... read
[Update: According to a post on the PlayStation Blog, Sony ascribes the outage to "high levels of traffic designed to disrupt connectivity and online gameplay." The company is working to resolve the issue and restore net... read
I'm currently away from my consoles so I can't confirm this myself, but word on the street is that PSN and Xbox Live are both inaccessible. They've apparently been down off-and-on since last night. Business Insider reports th... read
With the GameCube controller adapter for the Wii U coming soon, a lot of people are hoping we'll be getting GameCube games on the Wii U eShop to boot. Getting another crack at some analog trigger-specific games like Super Ma... read
Xbox Live users are now reporting intermittent sign-in issues, and the group claiming responsibility for today's PlayStation Network attacks and bomb threat is again taking credit.
Microsoft seems to be aware of the... read
American Airlines has diverted a flight carrying Sony Online Entertainment president John Smedley after receiving a bomb threat from the group claiming responsibility for today's PlayStation Network outage.
Smedley conf... read
[Update: Sony has issued an update on the outage: "Network update: our engineers are aware of the issues and are working to resolve them. We'll keep you posted - sorry for the inconvenience."]
Earlier today, PlayStation users... read
Thanks to a ROM hack by Russmarrs2, Waluigi is playable in The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, just as we always wanted. Our collective hopes, dreams, and prayers have been answered.
In the wrong hands, such an endeavor co... read
Through a browser exploit, a group has successfully managed to edit Mario Kart 8's memory on the fly, allowing, right now, custom Wii U menu fonts, renamed courses, and the alteration of which music plays when. Watch a demon... read
For all the controversy over its graphical quality, Ubisoft's Watch Dogs had a compelling open-world version of Chicago to explore. As Chris Carter pointed out in his review, the visuals rarely meet the quality set by GTA V b... read
Rely on Horror spotted a thread on game hacking forum Unknown Cheats which suggests user DevDomo gained access to developer Bohemia's servers. DevDomo's proof came in the form of some images which are alleged source code file... read
And a few things that I didn't love The delay of Ubisoft Montreal's new open world IP, Watch Dogs, surprised many. With only a month away from launch, and a rather bold marketing push for the holiday season, Ubisoft appeared ready, but then we found it wasn't. ... read feature
See that adorable little kid? That's five-year-old Kristoffer Von Hassel, and he discovered a major Xbox One password flaw. Kristoffer's parents noticed that the young kid was playing games he wasn't supposed to be on his fat... read
Hack The Gibson!
About this time last year, Watchdogs was looking like a major contender for my 2013 GOTY. However, here we are almost a quarter of the way through 2014, and I still haven't gotten my hands on the game, so I've been forced to... read feature
Despite all of the art and design that goes into creating expansive worlds in an effort to create immersion, few games make the player actually feel like he is doing the things on screen quite like Uplink once did. Certainly... read
Hackers booto, delroth, and shuffle2 have reverse engineered the Wii U GamePad and the results are impressive. The group's findings were presented at the Chaos Communication Congress including a demonstration in which The Le... read
The gaming world isn't the only group of people that's excited by the recent launch of new consoles. It turns out that the hacker community's just as thrilled. Unsurprisingly, it seems that its intententions are far more nefa... read
Thanks to some software created by InhexSTER, the PlayStation 4's DualShock 4 can be used with a PC. The guys over at PC Gamer have tested it out, and they explain how you can get it working. Right now the wireless functions ... read
It’s always impressive to see crafty modders making enhancements to fan-favorite games or allowing us to go zombie hunting in Russia, but I myself am more intrigued with the world of retro hacking. The endless imaginati... read
Just a bit after its announcement, we learned that the 2DS screens are really just one big screen with some facing plastic and software doing the trickery. Those clever kids at Nintendo never fail to surprise.
Rose Colo... read
This new trailer for Quadrilateral Cowboy has reminded me how much I want to play that game. I got a brief taste back at PAX Prime in 2012 and was immediately hooked by its lo-fi hacking aesthetic, especially after playing B... read
Ubisoft has issued a security update warning that usernames, email addresses, and encrypted passwords have been obtained from the company's account database. "We recently found that one of our Web sites was exploited to gain ... read