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9:00 PM on 10.07.2013

Quadrilateral Cowboy trailer leaves me anxious for more

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...

Alasdair Duncan

1:30 PM on 07.02.2013

Change your password: Ubisoft online systems compromised

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 ...

Jordan Devore



NEWER Super Mario Bros. Wii is available for free photo
NEWER Super Mario Bros. Wii is available for free
by Tony Ponce

If you are a Wii U owner and possess a copy of New Super Mario Bros. U, you've probably downloaded New Super Luigi U from the eShop already. That, or you are waiting on the limited edition retail release in the coming months. But don't feel left out if you are still rocking the original Wii and New Super Mario Bros. Wii. We've got just the hotness for you too!

Back in 2011, we reported on a fan-made hack of the Wii platformer entitled Newer Super Mario Bros. Wii. After three years of development, it's finally available. As long as you have a copy of the original game, an SD card with around 570 MB of free space, and a homebrew-enabled Wii (or Wii U in Wii mode), you can get this baby up and running with no trouble whatsoever by following these simple steps.

The Newer team went miles farther with their alterations than Nintendo did with Luigi U. Newer contains 128 new levels, completely new world maps and environments, new music, new enemies and bosses, and even the return of the Hammer Suit from Super Mario Bros. 3. All for free!

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8:30 PM on 06.03.2013

EVE Online server taken down because of DDoS attack

Yesterday EVE Online experienced some difficulties and was taken offline for most of the day. A distributed denial-of-service attack (DDoS) was launched against the Tranquility server cluster and prevented players from loggin...

Joshua Derocher

3:00 PM on 05.28.2013

Gunpoint demo available now, releases next week

Gunpoint, and indie game about hacking, sneaking, and knocking guys through windows, now has a demo available on the main site for you all to get your certainly-grubby mitts on. Pre-orders are also available, with the b...

Patrick Hancock

4:30 PM on 04.19.2013

Play Super Mario Bros. within a Counter-Strike map

Sometimes you need to put down the AK-47, pause the terrorist hunt, and play Super Mario Bros. Using a server plugin, a clever modder that goes by the name skwumpy created the Sourcemod Entertainment System or SMES, which le...

Allistair Pinsof





1:15 PM on 04.09.2013

uPlay workaround resulted in Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon leak

Although the leaked footage of Ubisoft's absurd(ly great-looking) standalone game Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon has been removed, it's too late; we've seen everything. One has to wonder, however, where the leak originated...

Jordan Devore

10:30 AM on 04.02.2013

The War Z taken offline following security breach

It never ends for The War Z. While the controversial MMO was reinstated by Steam after addressing false advertising complaints, Hammerpoint's game is currently offline due to hackers making off with personal information. Acco...

Jim Sterling

8:00 PM on 03.17.2013

Majora's Mask gains the mask-like face of Nicolas Cage

First we have a hack of The Legend of Zelda that lets you play as Zelda. Now we have a hack of The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask that features everyone as Nicolas Cage? It's feeling more and more like every game in 2013 cou...

Jonathan Holmes

10:30 AM on 03.17.2013

Legend of Zelda hack puts Zelda in the starring role

In what seems to be a budding trend, an industrious hacker has whipped up some animations and palette swaps for the Zelda sprite in The Legend of Zelda and made her the playable character. This isn't the first time a remake ...

Jonathan Holmes

8:00 PM on 03.09.2013

Three-year-old wants to play Donkey Kong as Pauline

Tropes vs. Women in Videogames has finally hit the internet, and people have been more snarky about it than Juno MacGuff at a "learn to write like Joss Whedon" script-writing seminar. Snark or not, there's no denyi...

Jonathan Holmes

6:30 PM on 02.18.2013

Wii U Pro Controller can now be used on a PC / Mac

Much in the same way that a music artist hasn't made it until Weird Al writes a parody based on his or her song, game hardware hasn't made it until a young hacker gets the console's controller working on a computer. The Wii ...

Tony Ponce

10:30 AM on 01.24.2013

Sony fined 250,000 in UK over PlayStation Network hack

The infamous PlayStation Network hack may be a fading memory in the minds of games, but authorities have not forgotten, and they've claimed their pound of flesh. Claiming the hack could have been prevented, United Kingdom off...

Jim Sterling



Origin accounts hacked, EA keeps victims locked out photo
Origin accounts hacked, EA keeps victims locked out
by Jim Sterling

Origin has reportedly been hit by a series of security breaches, as users come to find their accounts have been cracked into and personal details changed. To make matters worse, Electronic Arts' own security measures ensure victims aren't resolving the issue. 

Users affected by the attack are told that their email address is invalid whenever they try to log in. When some users try phoning EA to find out what's wrong, they get shut down by representatives who refuse to help them without receipt of a valid date of birth -- information that the hackers have changed. 

NeoGAF has managed to compile ten threads of complaints on EA's official forums, and that's just a sampling of those affected. 

If you use Origin, it might be a good idea to check your details and make sure you've not been compromised.

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7:00 AM on 11.12.2012

Find out how you can get banned from Black Ops II

Ah, the modern gaming era. Day one patches, online passes, and of course, permabans on consoles. As we're nearing the launch of the sure to be mega-hit Black Ops II, Treyarch has layed out a few ground rules. Most of it is co...

Chris Carter

1:00 PM on 11.10.2012

Dad alters text in Wind Waker to turn Link into a girl

Mike Hoye loves playing videogames and sharing his pastime with his three-year-old daughter Maya. Their game of choice is The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, and Mike likes to read the text aloud so Maya can follow along. Bu...

Tony Ponce