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News: Ubisoft Hit By Hacking Attack

Ubisoft Hit By Hacking Attack

Account holders being advised to change their passwords

Ubisoft has been victim of a hacking attack that has left customer's usernames, email addresses and passwords exposed. As a result, the French publisher is now advising anyone who has an account with the company to change their password immediately. Though the account database was breached,...

News: LulzSec Members Who Hacked Nintendo Plead Guilty To Charges

LulzSec Members Who Hacked Nintendo Plead Guilty To Charges

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Three UK-based LulzSec hackers have pleaded guilty to charges of hacking various high-profile targets — one of which was Nintendo — and setting up DDoS (distributed denial of services) attacks. The incident involving Nintendo occurred back in 2011. No permanent harm was done, but a configuration file was taken by the group and...

News: Renegade Kid Clarifies 3DS Piracy Comments

Renegade Kid Clarifies 3DS Piracy Comments

"If we cannot make money from developing games we can no longer develop games"

Recently Renegade Kid co-founder Jools Watsham sparked off a conversation about piracy on the 3DS. In a blog post he stated that if piracy was to get bad on the handheld he would have no choice but to pull support for the system. In a second blog post on the topic,...

News: Goodbye Galaxy Games Responds To Renegade Kid's Piracy Claims

Goodbye Galaxy Games Responds To Renegade Kid's Piracy Claims

Indie developer says plenty of other factors contribute to poor sales

Over the weekend Jools Watsham, co-founder of Renegade Kid, wrote in a blog post that he felt hacking into the guts of the 3DS would result in an increase in piracy - something that could force developers to stop supporting the system. Watsham pointed to the DS which suffered...

News: Renegade Kid Worried About 3DS Piracy

Renegade Kid Worried About 3DS Piracy

Hacking could cause developer to stop supporting the system

It has recently been reported that a couple of hackers have broken into the 3DS, allowing them to run custom code on the device. They claim their motives are good — getting around the 3DS region lock for example — however games developers, as you can imagine, are less than pleased with...