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Three Apex Legends characters decked out in 80s-style neon gear

(UPDATED) Apex Legends Global Series Regional Finals Postponed After Bizarre Hacking Incident

Update March 20th 4:07AM: Respawn has released the first of "a layered series of updates" intended to address the Apex Legends hacking issue that affected a pro esports event earlier this week. In a…

March 20, 2024 | 04:09 EDT

Marvel's Spider-Man 2 - Pete and Miles Swinging around

Marvel's Spider-Man 2 Update Accidentally Unlocks Dangerous Development Menu, Hotfix Coming

Insomniac Games just launched a big update for its open-world action-adventure game Marvel's Spider-Man 2, but among many welcome changes, it came with an unintended one. As shared today on X (…

March 7, 2024 | 02:04 EST

A group of Pirates in Sea of Thieves

Sea of Thieves Getting Easy Anti-Cheat and Removing Game Pass Requirement for Solo Players in March

Today Rare announced that Sea of Thieves will soon get an implementation of the Easy Anti-Cheat system to combat cheating in the game.  In a video shared today, Rare mentions that the system…

March 6, 2024 | 06:05 EST

A group of players readying their weapons in Counter-Strike 2

Valve Launches Wave of Counter-Strike 2 VAC Bans, Seemingly Hits Non-Cheaters [UPDATED]

Disgruntled Counter-Strike 2 players are reporting that a wave of VAC bans has been hitting them, even though they don't seem to have been cheating in the game. Right now, the multiplayer shooter's…

December 5, 2023 | 03:00 EST

Aloy riding across the plains in Horizon Forbidden West

Early Horizon Forbidden West Alpha Build Leaks Online

An early Horizon Forbidden West alpha build has leaked in its entirety online. As you might imagine, the build is from early on in the game's development, and it also includes a debug menu that could…

December 30, 2022 | 09:31 EST

The PS5 Disc Edition and PS5 Digital Edition sitting next to one another

PS5 Jailbreak Opens A Whole New World For Techies

A PS5 jailbreak has occurred for the first time in the console's history. While the jailbreak isn't quite ready for end users just yet, it opens up a world of possibilities for the technically…

October 3, 2022 | 09:33 EDT

A character pointing at a Ferris wheel and smiling while another character looks on in approval in Tower of Fantasy

Tower Of Fantasy Cheaters Threatened With 10-Year Bans

Hotta Studio has revealed that Tower of Fantasy cheaters are being dealt some heavy punishments. Players identified as hackers are being hit with 10-year account suspensions, and Hotta says it banned…

September 7, 2022 | 10:21 EDT

Destiny 2 screenshot that has one player facing off against two other players.

Destiny 2 Exploit Lets Top Players Troll Newbies

A Destiny 2 exploit has seen low-skill fireteam lobbies get obliterated by higher-ranked fireteams gaining access to low-ranked games. This is ironic considering SBMM (skill-based matchmaking) was…

August 29, 2022 | 09:53 EDT

The player and a summoned spirit battling the Dancer of the Boreal Valley boss, maybe even on the Dark Souls 3 PC servers

Dark Souls 3 PC Servers Reactivated After 7 Months

From Software has announced that the Dark Souls 3 PC servers are back online after a period of seven months of inactivity. The studio says it's working on reactivating servers for the other two Dark…

August 25, 2022 | 08:32 EDT

Newcastle leaping through the air in Apex Legends

Apex Legends Cheaters Are Kicking Players Out Of Games

It looks like Apex Legends cheaters have found yet another way to ruin everyone else's fun. This time, they've discovered a method for kicking players from games and randomly spawning them in certain…

July 22, 2022 | 11:24 EDT

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[Updated] Warning: Steam Has a Maliciously Used Profile Exploit

[UPDATE] An update from the same user, just 7 hours after the original post, has now confirmed that the issue has been resolved, with the user also posting full details of the exploit. Viewing…

February 7, 2017 | 11:41 EST

Aaron Paul playing Xbox One in a commercial for the console

Xbox One Backwards Compatibility: Avoid This Prank

Up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B,, you did not unlock Xbox One backwards compatibility. Microsoft has made it clear that the Xbox One is not backwards compatible (at this time…

December 6, 2013 | 06:12 EST