Hacker News

22-Year-Old Hacker Pleads Guilty to 2014 Yahoo Hack, Admits Helping Russian Intelligence

Karim Baratov, a 22-year-old Kazakhstan-born Canadian citizen, has pleaded guilty to hacking charges over his involvement in massive 2014 Yahoo data breach that affected all three billion yahoo accounts. read more


Yooka-Laylee Releases On Nintendo Switch 14 December

While Yooka-Laylee, the quirky 3D platforming title already released on Xbox One and PS4 consoles a couple months back, Switch gamers will finally get to experience the title on Nintendo’s hybrid console, alongside some swanky additions 14 December. read more


Epic Games To Sue 14-Year-Old Cheater

Since the launch of Epic Game’s battle royale mode in Fortnite, a huge influx of players have been funnelling into the game’s servers, and with this influx comes a host of sneaky gamers looking to cheat. Epic Games responded by banning cheating accounts and suing the worst offenders. One of which is a 14-year old child from Delaware, his mother responded to the allegation via an open letter which you can read, here. read more


Playtonic Confirms Yooka-Laylee Nintendo Switch Release Date

After a long trek across PC, PlayStation and Xbox platforms, kickstarter-funded collectathon Yooka-Laylee has locked in a release date for Nintendo Switch. Scheduled for a December 14 launch, players are just two weeks away from being able to get their hands on its 3D platforming adventures. read more


Tomb Raider Has Sold 11 Million Copies; Half Of The Sales Were On PC

Tomb Raider has sold a whopping 11 million copies in total, since its launch in 2013. Speaking to GamesIndustry, Square Enix revealed the statistics and while the publisher didn’t give an inclination as to which platform constituted the most sales, SteamSpy’s data reveals that almost half of them are coming from the PC. read more