PlayStation Classic’s hacking abetted by slipshod encryption – Polygon

PlayStation Classic’s hacking abetted by slipshod encryption – Polygon

That the PlayStation Classic is hackable, and was on the first day, isn’t a big surprise. Simply hooking up the correct type of USB keyboard and hitting the escape key gets you behind the curtain to a menu of concealed emulation options. Hackers have since discovered another way to get into the mini console and […]

Epic will let other game developers use Fortnite’s cross-platform tools for free – The Verge

Epic will let other game developers use Fortnite’s cross-platform tools for free – The Verge

Epic Games today announced that it’s going to offer up the underlying software infrastructure and tools used to run its massive, cross-platform hit Fortnite to other game developers for free. Those tools include the ability to sync a player’s profile and in-game purchases across multiple platforms, to provide cross-platform voice communication, and to allow cross-platform […]

ZeniMax, Facebook settle $250M suit over Oculus VR tech – Polygon

ZeniMax, Facebook settle $250M suit over Oculus VR tech – Polygon

ZeniMax Media, the parent company of Bethesda Softworks and id Software, and Facebook have settled their lawsuit concerning the development of the Oculus VR headset, Zenimax announced this morning. The agreement closes a four-and-a-half year battle in which Zenimax alleged that id co-founder John Carmack provided trade secrets to Oculus. In a brief statement from […]

Fallout 76's New Ultrawide Mode Comes Under Fire From Players – IGN

Fallout 76's New Ultrawide Mode Comes Under Fire From Players – IGN

Share. Bethesda gets more flak from players with this week’s patch. By Shabana Arif Bethesda has irked PC players with the new 21:9 resolution support in Fallout 76’s latest patch. This week’s Fallout 76 patch saw a number of changes roll out for the game, including adding ultrawide screen resolution support. However, players on Reddit […]

Galaxy S10 mega-leak reveals release date and UK pricing details – The INQUIRER

Galaxy S10 mega-leak reveals release date and UK pricing details – The INQUIRER

THE GALAXY S10 looks set to be Samsung’s most interesting smartphone yet, with talk of 5G support, an in-display fingerprint scanner and a ludicrous quad-camera setup. And some rumours speculate that there could be as many as four Galaxy S10 models, including an ‘ultra-premium’ Plus-branded variant and a cut-price ‘budget’ version.  We’ve rounded up everything we […]