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Brazilian Modders Have Hacked The PS4 - 2015-05-14 16:52:02

Brazilian Modders Have Hacked The PS4

While most first world, Western nations tend to downplay console modification, “mod chips,” and subsequent software piracy, it’s a very different story in other parts of the world. In earlier generations,...
Fable III dev argues used game sales are worse than piracy - 2011-05-18 21:40:42

Fable III dev argues used game sales are worse than piracy

Pirates are still a problem, but used games take more money away from developers. As the lead combat designer for Fable III, Lionhead's Mike West has no love for pirates, but he...
Microsoft offers to replace busted consoles after Xbox firmware update - 2011-05-18 19:15:30

Microsoft offers to replace busted consoles after Xbox firmware update

A mandatory firmware update has the unintended side-effect of breaking certain Xbox 360 consoles.   If your Xbox 360 has been having trouble with game discs, you might want to blame Microsoft. The...
Rumor: Extreme piracy to blame for PSN downtime

Rumor: Extreme piracy to blame for PSN downtime

A few hackers found a way to get real DLC with fake credit card information. The PlayStation Network has been down for nearly a week and Sony still hasn't provided any kind...
New study blames capitalism for piracy in developing nations - 2011-04-06 20:03:35

New study blames capitalism for piracy in developing nations

A Canadian study suggests that piracy is often a matter of necessity. A new study appearing in the book Media Piracy in Emerging Economies suggests that piracy is often a matter of...
Microsoft testing new disc format to add 1 GB to games

Microsoft testing new disc format to add 1 GB to games

The extra GB would up the amount of design space available to developers. As of right now, every Xbox 360 disc is a standard dual-layer DVD and has a maximum space...