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This page contains all the news items for the tag "Gaming" for the month of April 2011. To view all news items without being the current tag filter, please click here.

 

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PSN Hacker Attempts To Sell Stolen Data, Including Credit Card Numbers

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PSN hackers claim they now have full unencrypted credit card numbers, including CVV codes, and have said that Sony refused to buy back the stolen data when offered the chance ... Read more ...
Apr
30
2011



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PSN Hack: Hacker Accesses Personal Information, Credit Card Details Possibly Stolen

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Sony reveals full extent of the PSN security breach, including the fact that hackers have managed to access PSN user information, and possibly even credit card details ... Read more ...
Apr
27
2011



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Nintendo Confirms Wii 2 For 2012, Demo to be Shown At E3

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Nintendo announced successor to the Wii, and a working model will be shown at E3 in early June ... Read more ...
Apr
25
2011



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PlayStation Network Down - Anonymous Says They Didn't Do It

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The PlayStation Network has been downed by "external intrusions", according to Sony, but is Anonymous involved? ... Read more ...
Apr
24
2011



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Wii 2 Rumours: More powerful than X360, touch-screen controller

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A roundup of recent Wii 2 rumours, such as HD touch-screen controllers, and the fact that it will be much more powerful than the Xbox 360 and PS3 ... Read more ...
Apr
18
2011



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Kinect Navigation Added To Netflix for Xbox 360

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You can now use Kinect to control your Xbox 360 Netflix experience, but this first version of the control software seems to be lacking in many aspects ... Read more ...
Apr
15
2011



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DRM Locks Out Legitimate Gamers For 4 Days, Pirates Play Happily

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Those that paid for Dragon Age:Origins found out that they weren't able to play the game over the weekend due to a DRM server problem, but pirates were able to enjoy the game without a problem ... Read more ...
Apr
14
2011



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Something New: A DRM That Actually Punishes Pirates, Not Legitimate Buyers

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To prove a point, Garry's Mod creator Gary Newman experiments with a new type of DRM designed not to inconvenience legitimate buyers, but only to punish the pirates ... Read more ...
Apr
14
2011



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GOG: "DRM drives people to pirate games"

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Good Old Games's marketing manager comes out attacking DRM, questioning its effectiveness, and arguing against turning legitimate customers into criminals ... Read more ...
Apr
13
2011



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Sony Settles Lawsuit With geohot, Hotz Plans Sony Product Boycott

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The legal battle between Sony and geohot is over, with the hacker agreeing to not ever hack another Sony product again and urging all to boycott Sony products ... Read more ...
Apr
13
2011



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PlayStation Chief: 3DS Is For Kids, Xbox 360 Running Out Of Steam

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SCEA president Jack Tretton is on attack mode again, this time calling the Xbox 360 outdate, and suggesting that only young children play the 3DS ... Read more ...
Apr
10
2011



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Hactivists Anonymous Plans Sony Attack Action

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Anonymous has threatened Sony over the company's treatment of hackers geohot and Graf_Chokolo, as well as the company's attempt to suppress information regarding the PS3's vulnerabilities ... Read more ...
Apr
4
2011



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New Xbox 360 Disc Format Promises More Storage, But It's Not Blu-ray

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Xbox 360 games are about to get an extra 1GB of storage, with beta-testing already progressing ... Read more ...
Apr
1
2011