Runic Games, the game development studio behind titles such as Hob and Torchlight is officially shutting down. While we don’t really know the reason behind the sudden closure of the studio, but studio boss Marsh Lefler did write that “you haven’t heard the last of us”, with Torchlight news apparently still to come.
Month: November 2017
Before hitting the download button for EA’s upcoming shooter, Star Wars: Battlefront II, you may want to hold off for just a little longer. During a recent inventors call, Blake J. Jorgenson ( E.VP and Chief Financial Officer at Electronic Artes) mentioned that the video game may be discounted alongside the theatrical release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
If you follow us on Twitter, you must be aware that since yesterday we have been warning Mac and Linux users of the Tor anonymity browser about a critical vulnerability that could leak their real IP addresses to potential attackers when they visit certain types of web pages.
Cybercriminals are known to take advantage of everything that’s popular among people in order to spread malware, and Google’s official Play Store has always proved no less than an excellent place for hackers to get their job done.
EA Sports‘ Madden NFL 18 update 1.06 is out.
The Tor Project has made some significant changes to its infrastructure by improving the way the ‘onion’ network protects its users’ privacy and security.
The death of the arcade may have been greatly exaggerated, but it is true that they are a much less significant part of the games industry than they used to be in the ’80s and ’90s (although virtual reality arcades could very well bring them back in a big way). Before the majority of gamers started playing their video games in the comfort of their own homes, arcades were big business and generated an absurd amount of revenue. By 1982, the arcade industry generated more revenue than both pop music and Hollywood films combined; not bad for an industry that was less than a decade old at that point.
The United States Department of Justice has reportedly gathered enough evidence to charge at least six Russian government officials for allegedly playing a role in hacking DNC systems and leaking information during the 2016 presidential race.