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Quantic Dream Addresses The “Smear Campaign” Against The Studio; Releases Strong Worded Statement

Quantic Dream’s upcoming title, Detroit: Become Human, is one of the most anticipated titles of 2018. However, recently, two former employees were involved in several allegations and accusations towards Quantic Dream for overworking their staff, toxic behaviour towards staff and more. read more

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Monster Hunter World The Top Paid Xbox One Game

Monster Hunter World has officially past PUBG as top paid game on Xbox One. Previously PUBG held the title for top paid game over the past 2 months, now it seems that the popularity of Monster Hunter World has overtaken this battle-royale originator. When it comes to the most played game,  PUBG-inspired Fortnite Battle Royale is the #1 fan favorite, followed by Call of Duty: WWII, PUBG and Tom Clancy’s Rainbox Six Siege. read more

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Battlezone 2 Remaster Gets A Release Date

Big Boat Interactive’s remaster for the hit 1999 FPS/RTS title Battle Zone 2 has a release date. Publisher Rebellion announced today that the title will be arriving March 1st. The title will launch on Steam and GOG and offers more than 30 different unit types to manage. read more

Hacker News

Watch Out! New Cryptocurrency-Mining Android Malware is Spreading Rapidly

Due to the recent surge in cryptocurrency prices, threat actors are increasingly targeting every platform, including IoT, Android, and Windows, with malware that leverages the CPU power of victims’ devices to mine cryptocurrency. read more

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Civilization IV Designer Working on New, ‘Epic-Scale’ Strategy Title

Swedish publishing house Starbeeze Studios announced in a blog post that it will be taking Mohawk Games’ (Offworld Trading Company) upcoming turn-based strategy 10 Crowns under its wing. The Mohawk team consists of industry vets like Soren Johnson (Civilization IV) and Dorian Newcomb (Civilization V), and will be focusing its efforts on a classic 4X game, but not without some exciting changes. read more

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Chilly City Builder Frostpunk Lets the Automatons Out

In the lead up to Frostpunk‘s release, Polish developer 11 Bit Studios (This War of Mine) has published a developer update that fleshes out game lore. Senior lead designer Jakub Stokalski introduces ‘Automatons’ — terrifying, Tower of Babel sized mechanical beasts which symbolise “the pinnacle of human engineering”. They do look pretty remarkable. read more

Hacker News

Critical Flaw in Grammarly Spell Checker Could Let Attackers Steal Your Data

A critical vulnerability discovered in the Chrome and Firefox browser extension of the grammar-checking software Grammarly inadvertently left all 22 million users’ accounts, including their personal documents and records, vulnerable to remote hackers.

According to Google Project Zero researcher Tavis Ormandy, who discovered the vulnerability on February 2, the Chrome and Firefox extension of Grammarly exposed authentication tokens to all websites that could be grabbed by remote attackers with just 4 lines of JavaScript code.

In other words, any website a Grammarly user visits could steal his/her authentication tokens, which is enough to login into the user’s account and access every “documents, history, logs, and all other data” without permission. read more