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4chan provide XBox One backward compatibility hack – hack really bricks system instead

// December 9th, 2013 // No Comments » // Gaming

Ah, those crazy goofs at 4chan are at it again, this time convincing noobs, who were trying to unlock a magical ability to run older Xbox games on their new Xbox One consoles, to follow a specific set of procedures that, in the end, bricks their Xbox One consoles. Now Microsoft has its hands full […]

Check out the award winning Contre Jour game ported to web browsers using straight HTML5 and JavaScript

// October 9th, 2012 // No Comments » // Gaming

Contre Jour, developed by Ukrainian developer Hyrniv Mokus and published by Chillingo, garnered a lot of praise when it was first released on the iOS platform. ABC news said, “the game is so well designed that it almost feels like you’re playing a piece of art.” Now Microsoft has ported the game to HTML5 in […]

Wii U coming soon to a living room near you

// September 20th, 2012 // No Comments » // Gaming

The Wii U, Nintendo’s next generation game console, will appear in the United States on 11/18/12 and on 11/30/12 in Europe. It has been six years since Nintendo has introduced a new Wii console. The Wii U will come in two configurations: a $300 “Basic Set” and a $350 “Deluxe Edition” which includes all the […]

Stan Lee introduces new mobile video game: Verticus

// September 18th, 2012 // No Comments » // Gaming

Stan Lee, creator of most of Marvel’s biggest characters, has teamed up with Moonshark to create a new mobile game called Verticus. Stan Lee helped with creation of the Verticus characters and plot and Dallas-based Controlled Chaos Studios developed the game software. The game will launch in Fall 2012.

Guild Wars 2 has already been hacked

// September 11th, 2012 // No Comments » // Gaming

Chinese hackers have launched a dedicated attack against Guild Wars 2 ArenaNet servers in a successful attempt to obtain private player information.  According to Guild Wars: Hackers have lists of email addresses and passwords stolen from other games and web sites, and collected through spyware, and are systematically testing Guild Wars 2 looking for matching […]

World of Warcraft screenshots contain embedded player information

// September 11th, 2012 // No Comments » // Gaming

Techspot is reporting that Blizzard secretly embeds World of Warcraft player information into screenshot graphics in an effort to track down illegal private servers.  A Slashdot member notice strange artifacts in WOW screen shots that he was taking.  After a few days, a group from OwnedCore was able to decrypt the information embedded in the […]

Angry Birds sequel Bad Piggies to be release September 27, 2012

// September 10th, 2012 // No Comments » // Gaming

The Finnish game developers of the hit game, Angry Birds, have announced the sequel to the popular game will be released on September 27, 2012.  “Bad Piggies” will feature the pigs, who were enemies of the angry birds in the original game, as the main characters in the game.  This time players will help the […]

3,000 Guild Wars 2 Players Banned

// September 4th, 2012 // No Comments » // Gaming

Over 3,000 Guild Wars 2 players were banned this weekend in a wide swinging lesson to players.  The players were caught exploiting a bug in the system which allowed them to purchase a valuable karma weapon from a vendor at an unusually low price.  The players were then selling the weapons to other players at […]

40 Xbox games to launch with Windows 8

// September 3rd, 2012 // No Comments » // Gaming

You can rest assured that Microsoft is beginning to consolidate its Windows family into a common line, and that common line includes their Xbox gaming console.  Microsoft has announced that 40 games will launch with Windows 8 next month. On October 26, games like Pac-Man Championship Edition DX, Fruit Ninja, Angry Birds, Dragon’s Lair, Kinectimals […]