Hacker News

Leaked NSA Dump Also Contains Tools Agency Used to Track Other Hackers

A years ago when the mysterious hacking group ‘The Shadow Brokers‘ dumped a massive trove of sensitive data stolen from the US intelligence agency NSA, everyone started looking for secret hacking tools and zero-day exploits. read more


Sony Unveils Leviathan Gray God of War PS4 Pro Bundle

God of War fans who also own a PlayStation 4 Pro are in for a special treat. PlayStation Marketing Vice President Mary Yee has taken the liberty to announce a limited edition God of War PS4 Pro bundle on the official PlayStation blog. The colour scheme and meandering patterns pay homage to Kratos’ Leviathan axe, with the latter feature corresponding to the in-game Axe skill tree. It’s also decorated with runic gem slots which unlock special attacks. Sounds divine. read more


Spaghetti Western Blow ’em up ‘Bombslinger’ Coming to PC, Switch & XB1

Hailing all the way from Brussels, Bombslinger is a omberman inspired action labyrinth game that encourages you to detonate everything. It lets you play as the unscrupulous bandit Bombslinger, and entrusts you with avenging your murdered missus in a series of procedurally generated levels. Resist the urge to drown your sorrows in a whiskey bottle, and blast through waves of enemies (including your former posse, the traitors) before your explosive date with the Gunslinger. read more


Shooty Skies Desktop Edition Touches Down, Futuristic Update Activated

Mighty Games’ endless arcade flyer Shooty Skies has already established a cult following on mobiles, but today, its influence is about to grow stronger. A desktop version for both Windows and Mac users has arrived on Steam, bringing with it daily missions, over 200 collectible pilots, and more than twenty terrain types. Be limited by the compact screen of your smartphone no longer! Shooty Skies for PC has a widescreen view that lets your retinas absorb a much broader battlefield, and supports both keyboard and mouse or controller input. read more


Assassin’s Creed Origins Update 1.40 Adds Support for The Curse of the Pharaohs DLC, Adds Reward for Completing All Discovery Tours

Assassin’s Creed Origins expects its second major expansion, The Curse of the Pharaohs, in a little over than a week. The Curse of the Pharaohs is set four years after the main story’s events and takes the player to face more dead Pharaohs and more fearsome beasts. read more


iam8bit, Playdead and Real Doll Collaborate and Announce Inside Collector’s Edition; Includes “Mysterious” Content

Playdead, mostly known for their incredible indie titles including LIMBO and Inside, recently announced a “mysterious” limited edition Inside box available to fans soon. read more