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Early Oculus Rift highlight Darknet coming to PlayStation VR

It's been relatively quiet on the PlayStation VR front, but here's some good news for the not-too-distant future: the cyberpunk hacking puzzle game Darknet is getting a port in "early 2017," priced at $15. In his review of the Oculus Rift ...   read

 
 
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Some mad genius hacked Bubsy into Streets of Rage 2

I'm a simple man. All I need in my games are cute characters, things to jump over, and dudes to punch in the face. But little did I know that I needed something like this. Thanks to Metal64, Bubsy is now a playable character in Streets of R...   read

 
 
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Watch Dogs 2 comes alive as San Francisco light-rail hack forces free rides

San Francisco's Municipal Transportation Agency is still investigating a hack that forced Muni Metro ticketing machines to be taken offline Friday evening and all day Saturday after the message "You Hacked, ALL Data Encrypted" hit Muni agen...   read

 
 
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PlayStation Network is suffering from another DDoS attack

Sony can't seem to catch a break with its online network. According to a report at GameSpot, PlayStation Network (and most of ISP Dyn's network) has been suffering from outages today. While some minor issues were resolved in the morning, an...   read

 
 
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SPOILER WARNING: The Pokemon Sun and Moon demo has been datamined revealing all the new Pokemon and more

As you've probably realized by now, the Pokémon Sun and Moon demo is available worldwide and has been torn apart by hackers revealing tons of new information about the upcoming game including what is assumed be all the new creat...   read

 
 
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The hackers that ruined Christmas 2014 have been arrested

I actually have quite a fond memory of Christmas morning in 2014. My cousin had come over with his family and his son wanted to play NBA 2K15. I figured, why not? I'm never going to touch the game (which came as a pack-in with my PS4), so w...   read

 
 
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Vita developer thanks pirates for giving its game attention, turns them into paying customers

For those of you not in the know, the Vita has been hacked wide open with homebrew, emulators, and even pirated copies of games, all of which can be used as long as you have firmware 3.60 or below; 3.61 is the current latest firmware that f...   read

 
 
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This might be what your character looks like in No Man's Sky

A super sleuth over at NeoGAF has been data mining the PC release of No Man's Sky and has discovered some interesting stuff such as odd textures, a poop effect, a tiny monkey wearing a fez, and an astronaut model that could very well b...   read

 
 
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New mod undubs Persona 4 Golden

Thanks to the recently released HENkaku hack for the PlayStation Vita, you can now insert the Japanese voiceovers into Persona 4 Golden, pending you also own a Japanese copy of the game or are a filthy pirate. I can only assume that the Ja...   read

 
 
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Playstation Vita hacked: Run emulators, homebrew, and more games on PSTV

If you've been hankering to run emulators, homebrew, and classic PC games on your PlayStation Vita, well, you're in luck, as the HENkaku hack now enables it, as well as allowing all Vita games to play on the PlayStation TV. The hack current...   read

 
 


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Oh hell yeah, Quadrilateral Cowboy is out this month

It's been 47 years since Brendon Chung announced Quadrilateral Cowboy and it finally has a release date. The latest from the developer of the excellent Thirty Flights of Loving and Gravity Bone is coming out July 25 here and on Steam....   read

 
 
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Project: B adds tripping to Super Smash Bros. Melee

A couple years ago, I wrote about why I like tripping in Super Smash Bros. Brawl, (reviewed here for Destructoid by Battleborn writer Aaron Linde), and people really seemed to care about what I had to say. The post apparently got so b...   read

 
 
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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U mod hopes to make the game more competitive

For those of you into competitive Super Smash Bros. you're probably familiar with the Project M mod for Brawl that made the game a lot closer to the GameCube's Melee. Now there is a mod for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U th...   read

 
 
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Dark Souls III told him he could become anything so he became an AC-130

At first I was disappointed that this hacker didn't actually replace their character model with an AC-130 gunship. But it's almost more heartwarming to see how aspirational their quest to become a warplane is within their means, within the...   read

 
 
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Someone's already figured out how to play Oculus games on the Vive

Someone has figured out how to play Oculus Rift exclusive games with the HTC Vive hardware. According to Redditor CrossVR, Oculus Dreamdeck and Lucky’s Tale are seemingly available to download from the Oculus Store and - with a little...   read

 
 
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New 3DS hack enables wireless video streaming

Capturing video from a 3DS is cumbersome. It requires a physical mod to be installed onto your console, costing a ton of money as well voiding your warranty to hell and back. Who has the time for that? That's why Reddit user Yangumasuta is ...   read

 
 
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Prankster gets paint drying simulator on Steam

A lot of shovelware makes it onto to Steam, but Watch Pain Dry, a game literally about watching paint dry, seemed a bit over the line. In fact, that was the point. Watch Paint Dry was never designed to be a real game, an art project, or eve...   read

 
 
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This Super Metroid hack is a pseudo-remake of Metroid Fusion

We don't know much about what's in store for the future of Metroid. Sure, Federation Force is coming (and I begrudgingly shaved a Metroid into the back of my head when it was announced), but I'm hungry for another side-scroller or firs...   read

 
 
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Pokemon on PlayStation? With hacks, anything is possible!

Hacking group "Fail0verflow" -- the same group that hacked the PS3 five years ago -- has taken advantage of an exploit in the PlayStation 4 to start messing about under its knickers, which is to say I myself know little about hacking and i...   read

 
 
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Valve says around 77,000 Steam accounts are hacked each month

There's a real problem concerning Steam account security. For years, hackers have targeted Steam users to gain unauthorized access to their accounts and clear out their inventory of items. It's a familiar story, but it's an ever-growing one...   read

 
 
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Review: Clandestine

Asymmetric multiplayer is not an easy feat to pull off efficiently. Sure, it's relatively simple to create two gameplay styles within the same game, but to make them blend together to create a unique ebb and flow is something that's not see...   read

 
 
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Hundreds of EA Origin accounts leaked online yesterday

Yesterday, a now-removed Pastebin was full of personal data on EA Origin account holders, according to CSO Online. While most fields in the text dump were redacted or incomplete, roughly 600 Origin accounts beginning with letter A through F...   read

 
 
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Of course Pokemon Shuffle Mobile's leaderboards are hacked

There are already a lot of reasons why Pokémon Shuffle Mobile is inferior to the previously released 3DS version, like the increase in item prices, the removal of Jewel rewards for beating Mega evolutions, and the addition of tw...   read

 
 
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Cops arrest 6 teens linked to Lizard Squad

Remember when our beloved Sony and Microsoft servers were continually down last year because some idiots sitting behind their keyboards thought it'd be cool to cripple an entire population of gamers? Well, the authorities haven't forgotten ...   read

 
 
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The Homebrew Launcher comes to 3DS, despite Nintendo trying to stop it

Homebrew has become a bit of a Hydra for Nintendo recently. They pulled down IronFall due to an exploit which allowed non-approved software to be run on the 3DS, and in response almost the same exploit has now also been released for the Yo...   read

 
 


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Ive only ever actively pursued a Platinum trophy in one game, Imagine my surprise when I randomly got it for Destiny just Must have played this game for a bit

 
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The lizard people pretending to be humans are Getting some food for my son between his matches, and some woman changes her kids diaper right on the table where people are

 
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The new Community Interview should be LIVE in the next ten minutes or so, hope yall Will let you know when the next is ready, as Have a wicked weekend brothers and sisters x

 
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Im currently working through my WiiU/3DS backlog before the Switch Right now Im willing to put up Codename STEAM as the most underrated 3DS The patch that speeds up enemy turns is a must, but then its a really fun light-strategy

 
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These just came in the Between these and Gravity Rush 2, Im feeling completely and utterly Good lord! Now to try and figure out which one to go through

 
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Currently exhausted as a result of thanking everyone on campus for congratulating me on my recent narrative The career development folks even thought that my resume was the best within my game design Golly, I sure outdid myself

 
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Today is national hugging day, go hug someone, especially if theyre having a rough time

 
FlanxLycanth

My little cousin was watching me play Destiny and asked me why I had 2 guns, I told him one is a SR and the other is a sidearm and he just sat looking at his arms with the most confused face and I think I finally understand what he was thinking

 
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If youre interested in picking up XCOM2 to try the Long War 2 expansion, its part of humble monthly this month for Considerably less than the Steam price!

 

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