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How to reverse engineer a Wii U GamePad for PC streaming

PC gamers, have you ever looked down at the mouse and keyboard in your hands and said to yourself (dramatically, with a single tear of regret rolling down your cheek), "no, this will not do"? Well, how about hacking a Wii U GamePad to stream games from said PC? A team of hackers and emulator...

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Cheaters prosper in Double Fine's puzzler Hack 'n' Slash

Double Fine has announced a new hacking-themed puzzle game called Hack 'n' Slash, due in the first half of 2014 for PC, Mac and Linux on Steam. Hack 'N' Slash started out as an idea during Amnesia Fortnight, Double Fine's internal game jam, and was then chosen by the public to become a...

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Pokémaniac builds automatic shiny finder for 3DS, deserves all the rare candies

One of the aspects of Nintendo's Pokemon series that keeps players hooked is the occasional appearance of shiny creatures, or ultra-rare Pokemon that have a different color than usual. The odds of running into a shiny wild Pokemon in Pokemon X and Y are reportedly 1 in 8,192 battles, though...

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Report: Hacker leaks three new Pokemon, two new Mega Evolutions

A wild hacker appears! It uses Modify Code! It's super effective! Kotaku reports a hacker has discovered three normally unobtainable Pokemon hidden away in the game's code. The new Pokemon are Volcanion, Diancie and Hoopa, which are pictured above, in that order. While not officially confirmed by...

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'Possible' loss of user information in Crytek security breach

Crytek took down four of its websites due to "suspicious activity" over the weekend. According to a statement from Crytek, the security breach "may have resulted in some users' login data being compromised." "Although it is uncertain whether the incident led to the copying and decryption of...

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Paperdude VR rides into the neighborhood with Oculus Rift, Kinect

Globacore, a creative technology company specializing in large multi-touch displays, has come up with an interesting marriage of Kinect and Oculus Rift. Dubbed Paperdude VR, this work-in-progress is a first-person homage to Atari's 1984 classic, Paperboy. As demonstrated in the video above, a...

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Konami ID portal breached, change your password

On July 8, Konami discovered numerous access errors through its Konami ID portal site and subsequently commissioned a report. Over 35,252 successful unauthorized logins were uncovered out of nearly four million attempts to gain access – similar to the Club Nintendo Japan hacks reported last...

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ArmA 2 dev's website hacked, user passwords reset

ArmA series developer Bohemia Interactive reports that its website was hacked, resulting in unauthorized access to a database containing user login details. Bohemia has reset all of its users' passwords as a precautionary measure. Bohemia assures that credit card information was not stored on...

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Club Nintendo Japan hacked

Japan's Club Nintendo service was hacked following thousands of unauthorized accesses across the last month. Nintendo announced that an internal investigation confirmed just under 24,000 illegitimate logins between June 9 and July 4, from over 15 million attempts. As translated by Kotaku,...

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Ubisoft hacked, account info accessed

An unnamed Ubisoft website has been hacked, and usernames, email addresses and password information has been compromised. Ubisoft claims that no finanical information was obtained but in an "abundance of caution" wants folks to change their passwords. Ubisoft's Uplay service, the system housing...

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