Anonymous issues new PSN video, denies action

Sunday, 24 April 2011 08:46 GMT By Patrick Garratt

Hacktivist group Anonymous has released a video message to PSN users over the fact US and EU online PlayStation services have been down since Wednesday, denying it had any involvement. Sony has already said PSN was taken offline thanks to an “external intrusion” and is currently working on “rebuilding” the “system”.

You can watch the movie after the break.


  • HTC apologises over “confusing” Half-Life VR comments

    HTC has misspoke when it talked about Half-Life coming to VR headset Vive. HTC chairwoman Cher Wang has apologised over the comments she made yesterday about the possibility of Half-Life coming to Vive, the VR headset it’s manufacturing with the help of Valve. Sources close to Valve, have indicated to the BBC that the developer […]

  • What do Heists and Daily Objectives tell us about the future of GTA Online?

    Daily Objectives could be more important to GTA Online than Heists. These theories and more, from a giddy Matt Martin. Yesterday Rockstar dropped a bombshell. Not only is it releasing Heists next week – the mythical 4-player missions for GTA Online – but it’s also going to be introducing daily challenges and more modes to […]

  • Breaking down Hardline Premium, is it worth it?

    Having been announced just a few days ago, the Premium service for Battlefield Hardline has been a topic of constant debate among the Battlefield community. Many look at Hardline as a Battlefield off-shoot that will just tide everyone over until Battlefront comes out in the fall. EA has other plans however, announcing a $50 Premium […]

  • Watch Dogs sold more than GTA 5 and FIFA 15 in Australia in 2014

    Watch Dogs outsold GTA 5, and FIFA 15, at retail in Australia last year. According to data obtained by the Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (IGEA) from the NPD Group Australia, last year’s year retail sales charts look a bit different in Australia. The top-selling game was Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, followed by Watch […]

  • Watch PC footage of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt from GDC 2015

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has a new gameplay video available that shows a bit of action from the PC version. The video below was captured from Nvidia’s GDC conference live-stream. Developer CD Projekt RED was on hand to show off The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt‘s graphical prowess running on a PC. Thanks, GamesHQMedia.

  • Dying Light: Hard Mode and Ultimate Survivor Bundle out March 10

    Dying Light’s second DLC drop, the Ultimate Survivor Bundle, and the free Hard Mode, have been given a solid release date alongside a new trailer. Dying Light developer Techland has confirmed that the Ultimate Survivor Bundle, the game’s second DLC drop, will release March 10. The DLC is part of the season pass, but will […]

  • Exploration puzzler Ether One is coming to PlayStation 4

    Ether One, the first-person exploration game that puts you in the minds of other people to help change events of their past is coming to PlayStation 4 this year. Ether One is coming to PlayStation 4 this year, developer White Paper Games announced at GDC 2015. A retail version will also be available alongside the […]

  • Larian “murdered” Divinity: Dragon Commander to focus on Original Sin

    Divinity: Original Sin developer Larian talked very candidly about the business side of development and the many unfortunate events that took place for the game to come out as it did. Larian Studios founder Swen Vincke gave a post-mortem on the troubled development of Divinity: Original Sin, and how it managed to overcome all of […]

  • Firewatch probably has the most natural dialogue of any game to date

    Firewatch developer Campo Santo has revealed the first ever gameplay footage of the upcoming exploration game. Firewatch is the first game from super indie studio Campo Santo. The game is set in the Wyoming forests where the player will be exploring the environment and act as a fire lookout. The game features extensive voice-acting as […]

  • White Night launch trailer is a noir thriller trip

    White Night is here, not long after it was revealed and with a mysterious launch trailer. White Night, the black-and-white survival horror set in 1930s Boston, has revealed its launch trailer. White Night is mix of old-school horror, exploration and puzzling solving in an eerie, noir setting. The game’s main mechanic is light. any object […]

  • Free-to-play is “a significant part” of PlayStation’s digital future

    Free-to-play games on PlayStation 4 have seen enough growth that Sony is now considering the model a major part of its future digital business. Sarah Thompson, senior account executive for PlayStation’s free-to-play business said at a GDC panel that Sony has witnessed impressive growth in the free-to-play sector. “We’re really looking at this as a […]

  • Double Fine Adventure Kickstarter documentary releasing free on YouTube

    Broken Age making of documentary Double Fine Adventure will be made available to all. When Double Fine turned to crowdfunding, changing the industry forever, it promised to give an unprecedented look behind the scenes with a professional documentary of the whole development process of Broken Age. That documentary was initially restricted to Kickstarter backers, but […]

  • Gone Home console ports cancelled following Midnight City difficulties

    Gone Home won’t be made available to the console masses after all. Indie hit Gone Home was announced for console release almost exactly one year ago, and we’ve heard absolutely nothing since then. Turns out, that’s because it’s not happening: developer the Fullbright Company confirmed to Eurogamer that the ports have been cancelled. “Our publishing […]

  • Microsoft rang Mojang the day Notch joked about selling

    Minecraft developer Mojang was sold because founder Markus “Notch” Persson made a joke on Twitter. Ever wondered how Minecraft came to be a Microsoft property? It’s actually a pretty great story. Remember when Notch tweeted this? Anyone want to buy my share of Mojang so I can move on with my life? Getting hate for […]

  • Halo: The Master Chief Collection matchmaking update rolling out

    Halo: The Master Chief Collection has been updated to help fix its tragic matchmaking. Again. Now almost four months old, Halo: The Master Chief Collection was still pretty broken as of this morning, with rubbish matchmaking and plenty of other issues to go around. 343 Industries is still trying to fix it, and has today […]

  • Nvidia unveils Shield, an Android 4K Smart TV set top box

    Nvidia has named yet another product “Shield” in an attempt to render us all hopelessly confused. The heart of Nvidia’s GDC 2015 press conference was the Shield, a $200 Android set top box launching in May. Apparently the “world’s first 4K Android TV”, the Shield supports 4K content encoded with h.265. The box runs on […]

  • Star Wars Battlefront footage shown behind closed doors

    Star Wars Battlefront is being shown to retailers. Now we want EA to show it to us. Star Wars Battlefront is expected sometime this year, so it’s about time EA gave us a look at DICE’s latest. It turns out that while press and gamers have had to twiddle their thumbs, EA is showing it […]

  • Dragon Age lead creative moves onto mysterious new BioWare project

    Dragon Age creator David Gaider is leaving his baby behind. Dragon Age is a team effort, but Gaider was one of the key creatives behind the franchise, creating the setting of Thedas (which, I was recently amused to learn, is an acronym: “THE Dragon Age Setting”). He was lead writer on all three games and […]

  • Unity 5 available for free with “no fucking around”

    Unity 5 looks amazing, and you can download and faff about with it for free right now. “We’re not nickel-and-diming people. When we say it’s free, it’s free. We’re not charging a royalty, which I think is akin to looking for whales.” Unity Technologies announced the release of the fifth version of its popular, simple, […]

  • Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 may be the end of the series

    Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 released yesterday, and many fans theorise that it marks the end of the series. Five Nights at Freddy’s developer Scott Cawthon has released a new teaser image on his website, but rather than pointing to a new game, many fans believe the teaser signals the end of the series. The […]

  • Source 2 announced, will also be free

    Valve has formally unveiled Source Engine 2, the third major engine to go free to developers at GDC 2015. Source 2 is the successor to the engine Valve has been using since Counter-Strike: Source and Half-Life 2. Valve didn’t have much to say about the technicalities of this long-awaited release. It is apparently focused on […]

  • SteamVR: Valve’s Lighthouse tech allows you to walk around while playing

    SteamVR’s key differentiator is a piece of tech allowing headsets to connect with other devices for extra accurate, room-scale tracking. Valve has announced a new bit of technology called Lighthouse, which it is making freely available to any hardware manufacturer. Like the extra tracking LEDs on Sony’s updated Project Morpheus, Lighthouse improves the headset’s accuracy, […]

  • Steam Machines, Controller, streaming box to launch in November

    Steam Machines will finally become a reality before the end of the year. Valve’s living room PC systems will release in November, the company announced today. Well, I say Valve’s – the idea behind Steam Machines is that a number of manufacturers will offer variously priced systems. Alienware and Falcon Northwest are among the dozen […]

  • Telltale veterans form new team, announce teen thriller Oxenfree

    Oxenfree is a supernatural teen thriller from some of the team behind Telltale Games’ award-winning adventures. New indie Night School Studios unveiled Oxenfree at GDC 2015. It tells the story of a group of friends who accidentally open a “ghostly rift” at an overnight party on the coast. Night School, which is made up of […]

  • PS4 global sales now stand at over 20.2 million

    The PS4 has sold 20.2 million units worldwide. Sony announced the new PS4 sales milestone at GDC 2015 today. It’s a hell of an achievement and salt in the wounds for Microsoft, which hasn’t updated us on Xbox One sales since it shipped “almost” 10 million back in November last year, and has fallen back […]

  • PS4 VR headset Morpheus out in 2016, capable of 120 FPS

    Sony’s VR headset Project Morpheus has some impressive grunt. Virtual reality and Morpheus were the heart of Sony’s GDC 2015 presentation today, ahead of its newly announced first-half 2016 comemrcial launch. SCE Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida detailed the headset’s impressive capabilities, notably the fact that it can handle 120 FPS VR games. The PS4 […]

  • Papo & Yo developer making a VR game about dinosaurs

    Some days you write a headline and it makes you so happy that that you have to do a little chair dance, you know what I mean? Papo & Yo developer Minority Media, whom I would personally go to the wall for after they cut out my heart and stomped on it via the medium […]

  • Wasteland 2, Shovel Knight and more in big ole bunch of indies coming to Xbox One

    Xbox One owners are about to receive a pile of great new indie games. At GDC 2015, Microsoft revealed a list of new indie games headed to Xbox One. Some of these titles have already released on other platforms, so it looks like Microsoft has really relaxed the parity clause of ID@Xbox – or perhaps […]

  • Here’s an indie VR game made with Unreal Engine 4

    GDC 2015 is blowing up with indie games, VR and Unreal Engine 4, so here’s a video combining all three. Loading Human is a virtual reality adventure from indie developer Untold Games. It’s in the works for Mac and PC, and Sony has given an early green light for Project Morpheus, too, so expect it […]

  • GTA Online: Daily Objectives and Adversary Mode coming next week

    Heists aren’t the only thing coming to GTA Online next week: players can also expect Adversary Modes, new Daily Objectives and other Freemode activities. GTA Online’s Adversary Modes are new PvP modes which feature a range of competitive challenges and will unlock as players progress through Heists. Here’s a rundown straight from Rockstar: Come Out […]


  1. Gekidami

    “All your negative comments are actually totally in our favor, you’d better stop. Serious guys, stop… Please?… *sob*”.

    #1 4 years ago
  2. dtyk

    hmm… shut the fuck up

    god I hate these people more and more

    #2 4 years ago
  3. Gekidami

    Its funny that they’re trying to start some sort of evil conspiracy in which Sony took down PSN solely to put the blame on these tards.

    Fact is, Sony have already said that THEY took PSN down to re-secure it due to the attacks, in the end its still because of the hackers actions that Sony was forced to take PSN offline and pretty much put it back on the drawing board so any future attacks wouldnt damage it as much.

    If there were no attacks in the first place, we’d be playing online right now. Its odd that this fact seems to have gone over so many heads.

    #3 4 years ago
  4. Robo_1

    This was snapped yesterday:

    So yeah…

    #4 4 years ago
  5. Jackie

    @4 lol ppl believe this? wow psn users sure are easy to troll

    #5 4 years ago
  6. Robo_1

    lol, not as easily as you Jackie, clearly. :D

    #6 4 years ago
  7. Syrok

    Someone really likes quotation marks. :P

    #7 4 years ago
  8. OrbitMonkey

    @4 Dammit, can’t read that on my little smartphone! What’s it say? Wonder how long it’ll take Sony to rebuild psn…& will it have cross game chat? ;-)

    #8 4 years ago
  9. Robo_1

    It’s an anonymous member of /v/ claiming that himself and other anonymous members are actively targeting Sony’s main server.

    Now whether or not you believe anonymous or anonymous is up to you. ;)

    #9 4 years ago
  10. 140UC

    Bull, just deny all you want. Your the ones that said Sony was going to be taken down, and now the heat is on, your going to just say “We didn’t do this, SONY IS AT FAULT …..”. Stop with the lies.

    Really this is just B.S., With a Big Misdirection attached to it, You can deny all you like, but it will not convince the majority of users that your group are not the ones that are responsible for this take down and hack of Sony services that started this whole mess that needs to be fixed now.

    As you are seeing, any support you may have had, is going quickly or already gone. ” it backfired” and you hurt the user base you so justified you wanted to protect, and pissed them all off.

    Your not helping your group of hackers with statements like this, bad move in pointing fingers back at Sony for this problem…. Your group created a mess.

    You just pointed the finger back at yourself after all that boasting of taking down Sony, you really want all of us to forget that.


    F*** OFF Anony… Puss

    You should have never put out terms and threatened Sony with hacking, see how it feels when the shoe is on the other foot.

    Anony, you get what you deserve, to bad it won’t ever be enough, of the group I am involved with in the gaming community 37 of 37 support Sony, it wasn’t like that before, but you have turned allot of your supporters at one time into not supporting your group. As they say, allot of us have seen the light , and what you have done is “WRONG”.

    #10 4 years ago
  11. Erthazus

    #11 4 years ago
  12. Paladin_Rage

    Bah. I think I know what might have happened.

    Anonymous started their “crusade” against Sony with atacks on PSN. Then, due to negative feedback from users, they changed the course of action. Yet as we all know: they are legion, and they have no leaders. Most likely, few Anons, decided to continue with DDoS atacks. So, maybe it’s not that particular division of Anons, that is doing this shit, but are they responsible? Yes, they fucking are. They’ve started whole thing, and current situation is outcome of their misguided actions.

    #12 4 years ago


    #13 4 years ago
  14. dtyk

    I just had a thought, it would be funny if 4chan caught a wind of this and hunted annon down. That would be so ironic.

    #14 4 years ago
  15. KrazyKraut

    stop using fawkes mask in your anonymous post or I will get some friends and we will put your site down with the lovey ion cannon.

    #15 4 years ago
  16. Fields

    playing tough guy from your mother’s basement? people like you make me cringe.

    that’s the most sad thing about this, people genuinely feel embarrassed by this. when you dress up with your masks and make internet threats you might think you’re awesome, while everyone else/adults (minus the anon man-children and neckbeards) thinks you’re that awkward, pathetic person in the room.

    the anon-thing was interesting for a short while until every single anon zealot and newfag decided to join the mantrain. keep giving us a show, you fucking clowns.

    #16 4 years ago
  17. Neq

    Hello Anonymous!

    We are players. We do not forgive assholes destroying what we paid for. We do not forget what you have done. It is your fault.

    YOU SHOULD HAVE EXPECTED US not to be happy when your actions fucks up our enjoyment.

    Stay in basements kidos. There is your place.

    No regards,


    #17 4 years ago
  18. mathare92

    The guitar-playing was cringe inducing.

    #18 4 years ago
  19. XDamage

    Sony can totally capitalize on this by having the Kevin Butler character do an awesome show on their E3 Press Conference, making fun of these fuckers. :)

    #19 4 years ago
  20. XDamage

    Imagine he enters the stage with a Guy Fawkes mask! I would laugh my ass off!!

    #20 4 years ago
  21. KrazyKraut

    no from my basement. it was a joke idiot.

    i cant stand it anymore..those fuckers are not heroes. fawkes fought for freedom.
    and you fuckface even dont understand why i am angry. i hate them too. hate them that they put a mask on their face, because they saw it in a movie.
    behind their computers they are mighty…but when there would be some china-like stuff in their countries, their dicks would be small as a pea (and would have the same color)

    when they wanna fight for freedom…they should hack some chinese server for the freedom of Liu Xianbin or whatever.

    Pat is a tyran too…we often said him to stop using the mask when writing about anonfagious.^^ It was a joke kid, <3 <3 and now go to bed.

    #21 4 years ago
  22. Fields

    i don’t see why you’re calling me idiot if it was a joke, what I said is still valid against those people. why are you so offended?

    #22 4 years ago
  23. loveaya

    Whatever…I only hope that I can play Uncharted 2 online…

    #23 4 years ago
  24. Lounds

    Sony have probably took PSN down and there probably working on a new firmware update so this don’t happen no more

    #24 4 years ago
  25. Lounds

    @11 lost for words

    #25 4 years ago
  26. SlayerGT

    That the tune from Portal?? Or am I off?

    #26 4 years ago
  27. SlayerGT

    Double you flavor, double your fun

    #27 4 years ago
  28. Ireland Michael

    They can’t even get the damn sound levels on their videos right.

    Damn amateurs.

    #28 4 years ago
  29. kingofscotland

    Vg24/7 has always been where I come 1st but this is becoming and quite frankly……. Yawn! Pat go and enjoy what’s left of the Easter weekend and stop turning what is a very good site into flamebait n4g

    #29 4 years ago
  30. The_Red

    Well, I wasn’t really against these people and didn’t care much about PSN but I bought the Mortal Kombat on the goddamn PS3 and now can’t play online matches. I want PSN back ASAP. Kabal is tired of fighting AI!

    #30 4 years ago
  31. Frank17

    pretty funny how these kids own PSN thank god im not a fanboy. happy easter time u play some XBOX LIVE!!

    #31 4 years ago
  32. Cort

    Yet another Anonymous article, yet another Fawkes mask, no criticism of their actions.

    You just lost a reader, Pat.

    #32 4 years ago
  33. Crab of Thunder

    @32 Oh come on, yeah theres the picture but at least this one is neutral and merely factual, as a news site should be.

    #33 4 years ago
  34. Gekidami,-services-returning-in-a-day-or-two,-SCEE-source-claims–a011425-p0.php
    Not official, so make of that what you will.

    #34 4 years ago
  35. Cort

    @33 This site gives the group more oxygen and publicity than any other popular, mainstream site. It also publishes editorial-style articles with plenty of opinion, none of which are critical of these people and the effect their actions are having on millions of others. The editors are telling us exactly where they stand on this issue, and it is on the opposite side of where I am. So, after severall years reading, I choose to go elsewhere.

    #35 4 years ago


    Don’t come back this time.

    #36 4 years ago
  37. fuchikoma

    Anonymous is just that – anonymous. It’s not a cohesive team, or centralized group, and even anonymous doesn’t know what all the rest are doing.

    Of course it’d look worse for Sony if the most obvious attacker wasn’t even attacking – it’d seem like Sony just folded on its own to many. Yeah, right…

    Also, there’s the possibility of legal action from Sony, which they’ve recently shown, they don’t do halfway.

    So some anons are worried about catching flak for some anon’s actions, but the declaration of war was just a little unambiguous there, so it’s kind of hard to retract.

    #37 4 years ago
  38. Ireland Michael

    Thankfully GIGA’s elitist knobbery doesn’t count for the rest of us.

    Cort, I think it’s silly to leave simply because an article doesn’t express an opinion that you don’t agree with. You’re one of the few consistently intelligent people on here, and we could do with as many of those as possible. =P

    #38 4 years ago
  39. Ryzilient

    Please tell me I’m not the only one seeing that this is getting pathetic on both ends. Two groups spending time and money to support their efforts and views to meet an end that will ultimately mean nothing.

    I will agree with what Cort is saying, fuelling the fire helps no one. This didn’t need mainstream publicity, since in basic terms this article is giving exactly what Anonymous wants – publicity.

    *Sigh* Go on, keep arguing, not like any of this will end soon.

    #39 4 years ago
  40. DSB

    It’s really a non-argument that Anonymous shouldn’t be covered.

    They’ve managed to make themselves relevant by virtue of being naive, self-righteous scum, but that doesn’t make them less newsworthy.

    Ghaddaffi is about as big of a cunt as you’ll ever see on the planet, but that doesn’t mean he shouldn’t be covered.

    If you’re writing articles that actually glorify criminals, then you have a problem, and you can always argue the proper time to stop writing about things like Al Qaeda, motorcycle gangs or groups like these, but the fact that a reporter grabs this rather than the latest pocket-philosophical musings of Peter Molyneux, is really not hard to understand.

    You’re free to ignore it, you’re free to make your own opinion if you do read it, and you’re free to express it through comments. Ethically it’s just standard journalism.

    And the fact that Sony aren’t talking doesn’t exactly help them take charge of the newssphere.

    #40 4 years ago
  41. Ryzilient

    @40 I can’t disagree that news sites are based on hits, so your everyday writer will grab the story that will garner the most attention. However, news stories should also be impartial, and the quotation marks suggest otherwise :P

    There is a difference between a news story and an opinion piece; the two shouldn’t mix.

    #41 4 years ago
  42. DSB

    @41 It kinda depends on how you read it, doesn’t it? Sony haven’t been willing to tell people anything about this. They’ve put out press releases and withdrawn them again. That’s not going to make you very popular with the press, no matter who you are.

    With news you get what you give. If you aren’t talking, then someone else will construct the narrative in your absence.

    You can always argue the quality of the journalism though. I would never post an Anonymous video myself, mostly because I have no way of verifying who its from. That’s bad journalism.

    Personally I’d do what most of the western media does when they quote from an Al Qaeda video, using just enough to make it a story with an actual context, but without actually helping them spread it on the air.

    On the opposite argument, this is the internet, and anyone could post this video in the comment section. The press should be responsible, but it should not ever act as an active censor for anyone.

    #42 4 years ago
  43. Ryzilient

    @42 That is true. I cannot disagree with any of that to be honest, since every single word in any sentence is up to interpretation.

    Sony have released and retracted various statements throughout this…episode, but there’s not much we can do about it. Giving them bad press isn’t going to push them into telling us information that may not be ours to know. While some may believe that if enough people badger them, we might get some information, it’s unlikely to happen. Sony are a massive corporation, and we’re the tiny consumers.

    #43 4 years ago
  44. NeoSquall

    @35 I think not all editors of this site support hackers, but just one.
    The fact that this editor is also the most important doesn’t mean that the others have to follow him.

    @40 I’d prefer the latest Molyneux rant over writing articles that glorify criminals, real or virtual as they can be, anytime.

    It may just be I like Molynuex’s philosophy or that his thoughts are more related to the gaming world than anonymous’ fight against “Evil Sony”, but that’s my ethic.

    #44 4 years ago
  45. DSB

    @43 Yeah, but if you don’t talk, then people talk past you. Nobody’s really out to get Sony. Well actually, apparently some people are, but the sane ones just stick to judging how they handle this crisis. And if Sony aren’t talking, then that criticism becomes the public record.

    With power comes vanity. That goes for politics, and that goes for business. Nobody wants to be powerful without being respected. In terms of the influence the press has on power centres, it’s very much the case of the elephant being more scared of the ant, than vice versa.

    @44 I don’t really see anyone glorifying Anonymous, except for Anonymous themselves and a few naive sycophants online. People are just reporting the news as they happen.

    #45 4 years ago
  46. OrbitMonkey

    It’s funny that people think that journalists have EVER been Impartial, bet they think the media want facts before story too ;D

    #46 4 years ago
  47. NeoSquall

    @45 News and editorials that give credit and visibility to Anonymous DO glorify them.
    An ethical and impartial approach to such a delicate argument wouldn’t include personal opinions and accusations to anyone, also it shouldn’t embed their videos.
    I wonder if the next news featured a video showing people wearing guy fawkes masks, calling themselves Anonymous, beheading Sony eployees would earn the same praise from their supporters.

    #47 4 years ago
  48. DSB

    @47 You don’t think you’re being just a tad hysterical? You do realize you’re actually picturing people moving from random online mischief, to executing executives of a company, simply because they have a problem with their console, right?

    You’re free to see conspiracies whereever you want. No journalist is ever going to be able to guard against crazies.

    I agree that there’s no real reason to post their videos, that’s undue publicity, but nobody’s cheering them on, nobody’s praising their work, and as these comment sections show, it doesn’t affect anybody’s opinion on what they’re doing. Our minds are already made up.

    The fact that you have a personal objection to someone, doesn’t mean that their actions aren’t newsworthy.

    #48 4 years ago
  49. OrbitMonkey

    @48 Hysteria seems to be in fashion at the mo. My reality check came when a mate of mine, a real COD online nut called to see why psn was down. I told him it had been hacked, he said no way, then we both had a joke about it making him play the sp for the 1st time. Before he hung up he asks me to let him know when its back up. Now he’s not really a core gamer, but he is a representative of a large number of psn users, who’ll ride out this no problem.
    Of course thats till Sony tell us that all our cc details have been lifted & trophies wiped….. Man they better not touch my trophies :-o

    #49 4 years ago
  50. dreamcastnews

    This really pisses me off, i’m a 360, PS3 & Wii gamer. The later for exclusives and Blu Ray on PS3 of course, I find my Playstation does all my Lovefilm and BBCi stuff, what I found the other day was the network down across the board. Annoying for sure.. If this is indeed hackers that have done this I think it’s time they stopped; I paid to use all the PS3 has to offer and I’m no Sony fan but whilst some bedroom-based wanker decides to hack something they have no right to I don’t feel this is right nor fair for all the actual users out there who don’t give a rats ass if idiots like George Hotz and Anonymous are feeding their egos in a media circus, they just want to use what they rightfully paid for.

    I know Anonymous say that it isn’t them who hacked PSN but i’m sure to god they are a reason for it being down albeit not directly.

    Sony may not be the best company in the world, but this is business and they at least don’t deserve this.

    #50 4 years ago
  51. Rosseu

    I think trophy info is saved on the HD of the PS3 as it syncs to your acct when going online so I don’t think it’s going to get wiped :)

    #51 4 years ago
  52. NeoSquall

    @48 You know it’s an extremization to point out that anonymous and its action can be described as (cyber)terrorism and anyone caught in this case may be prosecuted as such.

    #52 4 years ago
  53. DSB

    @52 That has nothing to do with what I said, or replied to.

    #53 4 years ago
  54. MegaGeek1

    This is so boring now. Someone leak new MGS5 or GTA5 news, or something/anything.

    #54 4 years ago
  55. Patrick Garratt

    Brenna’s back on tonight. There’s be new features, the Bulletcast, etc, tomorrow morning.

    #55 4 years ago
  56. Patrick Garratt

    Actually, that’s not true. She gets an extra day for being Australian. Johnny and I will be working again in the morning, though.

    #56 4 years ago
  57. Christopher Jack

    Yeah, Anzac day & Easter Monday today so they’re treating tomorrow as a public holiday instead, although it isn’t.

    #57 4 years ago
  58. addween59

    welcome to our website:

    ——– —-

    if you like to order anything you like.

    More details,

    please just browse our website Quality is our Dignity;

    Service is our Lift.

    enjoy yourself.

    thank you!!

    ——– ——-

    #58 4 years ago
  59. Cort

    I’m happy to defend my position while this thread remains active.

    I’m not opposed to VG247 covering this story, nor do I have any problem with views different to my own. What bothers me is the volume and tone of the coverage of these self-righteous crooks and the failure to provide any comment either in defence of gamers or in opposition to the acts of the group. Some have pointed out that this site is just covering the news. But it also, when it wants to, offers an editorial view on a given subject; the only one I’ve seen so far on this matter is a semi-attack on the company involved and an inference that it was wrong to defend its products and services so brought this all on its self and better sort it out or else. No criticism of hacking, or piracy, or cheating, or personal data theft. No criticism of Anonymous (those staunch defenders of that Jew-hating nutjob Assange). No criticism of a few hundred people punishing tens of millions and bringing a company and its services to its knees – and all perfectly targetted to disrupt the release of Portal 2 and Steam’s integration with PSN.

    Anonymous are not fighting for freedom of speech – if they were, I’d support them. If you think they are fighting for freedom of speech, then, I’m afraid to say, you are either stupid or about twelve years old. What they are fighting for is the right to do what they want without the scrutiny of anyone – including the law – while they go about their activities. Indeed, Assange and Anonymous are perfect bedfellows: both think that the rules apply to everyone but them and they have appointed themselves police, prosecution, judge, jury and executioner and arbiters of all that is right and wrong. They are, in many ways, those very fascists they claim to oppose so much (cf. the Communists).

    If Pat would rather criticise Sony than criticise Anonymous, then that is his right. It’s his site; his rules. But because he does, I choose to ‘vote with my feet’ so to speak and, on matter of principle, no longer visit in future.

    Incidentally, Fawkes was indeed a ruthless terrorist. So was Nelson Mandela. And if the actions or policies of groups like Anonymous amuse you, or even find your approval, then I hope it’s your credit card or bank account next and not mine.

    #59 4 years ago

    Get lost.

    #60 4 years ago
  61. DarkElfa

    Oh my lord children, Anon didn’t have anything to do with this crap. It’s being caused by a 3rd party hacked system that allows the hacker to used fake card numbers on the network because it parades itself as a dev unit PS3 and they don’t check the cards for those units.

    Short version, some ass clowns were buying free stuff with fake numbers and now Sony has to patch it without locking out devs.

    Mystery solved. No 4chan wackers, no stolen info, just a couple of ass clowns finding away to abuse the PSN for free crap.

    #61 4 years ago
  62. Patrick Garratt

    @61 – It’s still unclear why they took the entire network down, if Rebug is the reason. Apparently blocking it is as simple as issuing a patch.

    #62 4 years ago
  63. Christopher Jack

    Maybe it’s to remove the exploit entirely.

    #63 4 years ago
  64. Patrick Garratt

    I’ve just done a piece on it, as it does seem the most likely reason at the moment, but there are aspects of it that don’t make sense, really. If a few guys downloading some stuff from the PS Store is the reason they took the entire network down globally for a week, then they’re certainly being “thorough”.

    #64 4 years ago
  65. Cort

    @61 Care to withdraw that comment?

    Hackers are crooks, thieves and thugs. Show me one example of hackers doing good work instead of selfish or illegal acts. It’s time everyone stopped looking romantically at these 21st century criminals. This is just a taste of the future of cybercrime, and some people are going to have to strap on a pair and stand up for law-abiding people.

    Freedom of speech my ass. The CFW tools were created for one purpose only: theft and sabotage by common thieves and criminals.

    Time to cut off the oxygen of publicity for Anonymous, Geohot et al.

    #65 4 years ago
  66. DaMan

    there is a rumor

    #66 4 years ago

Comments are now closed on this article.

  • Resident Evil: Revelations 2 Episode 2 available from today

    Episode 2 for Resident Evil: Revelations 2 is now available. If you’ve purchased the Complete Season, you’ll be able to download Episode 2 on PS3, PS4 and Xbox One. Steam players should see the episode go live around 9-10pm PST, and Xbox 360 owners should be able to download very early tomorrow morning, per Capcom […]

  • Here’s a sneak peek video for Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide

    Fatshark Games has released a sneak peek video for its upcoming Games Workshop title, Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide. Vermintide is a FPS, co-op action title coming to PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and its set during the End Times of the Warhammer universe in the city of Ubersreik. Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare video shows Ascendance DLC early access weapon

    As you know, Xbox Season Pass holders now have early access to the Ascendance DLC Pack bonus weapons for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. Now you can watch a trailer for the weapon. The OHM directed energy hybrid weapon can switch between an LMG and Shotgun “on the fly,” and it also includes the OHM-Werewolf […]

  • March PS Plus games include OlliOlli 2, Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty, more

    March PlayStation Plus titles have popped up on the PS Plus page. Noticed by NeoGAF user skynidas, the titles include: OlliOlli2 (PS4/VITA) Valiant Hearts: The Great War (PS4) Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty (PS4) Counterspy (PS4/PS3) Papo & Yo (PS3) Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishment (PS3) A notice has also been posted on the EU PS […]

  • Sci-fi horror game Caffeine will release on Xbox One, PS4 alongside PC – new trailer

    Caffeine creator Dylan Browne has announced the Unreal Engine 4 game will be released on Xbox One. The game will be published through Microsoft’s Indie Program. As previously announced, it is also coming to PC and and now PlayStation 4. Caffeine is a sci-fi horror game which stars a young boy who has been abandoned […]

  • Xbox 360 Preview program invites going out this month

    Much like the Xbox One Preview program, starting early this month, invites for the Xbox 360 Preview program will start rolling out. Select invitees will be able to join program directly from their Xbox 360. A special Xbox Live message will be sent, directing users to head over to their Settings page. Further instructions are […]

  • Tron: Legacy director in negotiations for Gran Turismo film

    Tron: Legacy director Joseph Kosinski is said to be in early negotiations to direct the Gran Turismo film. This is according to the Hollywood Reporter, which states Michael De Luca is still slated as one of the producers alongside Matt Milam, Dana Brunetti, Josh Bratman, DeVon Franklin and Elizabeth Cantillon. Plot details are still unknown […]

  • Fifth add-on pack for Alien: Isolation is available for download

    The Trigger, which is is the fifth add-on pack for Alien: Isolation, is available to download from today. In it, players will “compete against the clock” across three new maps in Survivor Mode. Set before the events of the main game, players step into the shoes of Sevastopol Station’s Ricardo who will do what he […]

  • HBO Go app now available on PlayStation 4

    Sony has announced the HBO Go app will be made available for download later today for PlayStation 4. The app works just like the PS version. Now you can watch True Detective, Game of Thrones, Veep and more through your console. Information on installation is available through the PS Blog.

  • Skyrim mods no longer restricted to 100MB in size

    Bethesda has announced a beta for Creation Kit update 1.9.33, lifts the 100MB size restriction for Skyrim mod makers. The beta is for both Skyrim’s PC launcher and the Creation Kit which will allow for unlimited file sizes. Here are the notes: Creation Kit 1.9.33 Update Creation Kit now supports unlimited file sizes for mods […]

  • Mad Max release date set for September, PS3 and Xbox 360 versions canned

    Mad Max from Just Cause developer Avalanche Studios has been given a September release date, along with the new of a last-gen cancellation. The axing of the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions were announced via Game Informer. Mad Max is the magazine’s featured game for the April issue. Avalanche, according GI, nixed development on […]

  • MGS 5: The Phantom Pain out in September, Kojima “closing the loop” on saga

    Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain will be released in September, according to an IGN Italy video, which also features Hideo Kojima discussing “With Metal Gear Solid 5, I’m finally “closing the loop” on the Metal Gear saga. The video has since been removed, but an image cap of the date is posted above. […]

  • Forza Horizon 2 Rockstar Energy Car Pack now available

    The Rockstar Energy Car Pack for Forza Horizon 2 for Xbox One is available now, alongside the free car for March. The free car is the Acura Integra Type-R, and the Rockstar pack included the following vehicles: 2014 Volkswagen Beetle GRC 2015 Subaru WRX STI 1996 BMW 850CSi 2015 Jaguar XFR-S 1970 Volkswagen #1107 Desert […]

  • 3DS firmware update kills web browser exploit

    Nintendo has issued a 3DS firmware update which fixes a web browser exploit that was being used to run pirated Game Boy Color ROMs since January as well as inject code within downloadable games. Another piece of code, per Eurogamer, changed the setting on the handheld to make it region-free. The exploit was only available […]

  • Unreal Tournament video shows updated textures on Outpost 23

    The latest footage from Epic’s new Unreal Tournament has surfaced, and it shows off the game’s first high-textured map which is called Outpost 23. As you can see from Zaccubus’ video, its the same are which Epic showed in the flythrough video from last year, only with updated textures and some new areas outside. The […]

  • Final add-on for Sunset Overdrive arrives in April

    The final add-on for Sunset Overdrive, Dawn of the Rise of the Fallen Machines, will be released in April. On April 1 to be exact. No, that’s not an April Fool’s joke from Insomniac Games either. Below, you can watch a fist-look at the new story, area, and traversal mechanic.

  • Heroes of the Storm playable at EGX Rezzed

    Heroes of the Storm will be playable at EGX Rezzed. This will be the first UK public hands-on with the online team brawler. Blizzard will also host giveaways and friendly tournaments at its stand. Tickets for all three days of Rezzed are still available, and you can purchase a pass through the official website. EGX […]

  • PES 2015 Data Pack 4 coming next week with Winter Transfers, new faces

    Data Pack 4 for Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 has been dated, and it updates the game with Winter Transfers, new player faces, and additional stadiums. The latest free update contains real-time player transfers made within the January window, and player ratings have also been updated. Additionally, a number of improved likenesses to key players will […]

  • Here’s the changelog for Dragon Age: Inquisition Patch 5

    Notes for upcoming Patch 5 for Dragon Age: Inquisition have been posted, noting improvements to gameplay and stability, and the new features outlined back in early February. Along with the new party storage system added to the Undercroft at Skyhold, players also have the ability to adjust the size of subtitles. Below you will find […]

  • Game of Thrones, Mortal Kombat X, Batman mobile games on the way

    Warner Bros. has announced free-to-play mobile titles spanning its DC Comics, Mortal Kombat and Game of Thrones properties. The following five new games under development are: Mortal Kombat X from NetherRealm Studios: The game blends fighting and card collection with cinematic gameplay and Fatalities. Play as both classic and fighters, and if you own the […]

  • Win! Beta access to new MMORPG Skyforge and DLC worth $70

    We have ten Wrath of the Gods Founders Packs to giveaway for new RPG Skyforge, worth over $70. All you need to do to win a Wrath of the Gods pack is enter your details in the form below and we’ll pick 10 winners at random on Thursday, March 5, after 3pm GMT. Skyforge is […]

  • PC gaming expected to be worth $35 billion by 2018

    PC gaming is alive and well. In fact, it’s expected to be worth $35 billion by 2018. According to game-business group Open Gaming Alliance, the PC gaming industry is expected to grow beyond its current $26 billion worth and to a massive $35 billion by the year 2018. The information is based on data collected […]

  • Advanced Warfare: new patch adds new weapon, Master Prestige ranks, more

    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has received a new patch that gives season pass holders early access to a new weapon and everyone else a myriad of fixes and additions. The patch went live today on Xbox 360 and Xbox One, without any official notes. CharlieIntel reports that among the new additions is the new […]

  • Destiny’s end game and raids explained

    Destiny’s end game can be a bit obtuse to those not used to MMO games. Fear not, we’ve got a few quick tips on how to crack it. Arekkz Gaming has a video for new players of Destiny or those who are looking to brush up on their knowledge of the game. Today’s theme is […]

  • Capcom adds local co-op to Resident Evil: Revelations 2 on PC

    Following fan outrage over lack of local co-op support for the PC version of Resident Evil: Revelations 2, Capcom has now added it. Resident Evil: Revelations 2 now officially supports split-screen local co-op in both campaign and raid mode. The update is currently in beta on Steam, but anyone can opt-in to try it. Capcom […]

  • New Destiny glitch spawns infinite Thralls on Earth

    Destiny’s latest glitch spawns infinite Thralls to help fuel your bounty hunting and loot lust. The glitch is simple to replicate. You’ll need to start The Dark Within mission on Earth, on any difficulty. Then follow the steps in the video below (Via DualShockers) to get to an area out of the map. You’ll then […]

  • Battlefield 4 Winter Patch is here with new game mode, netcode improvements and more

    DICE has released the Winter Patch for Battlefield 4. The patch brings an eSports focus with new game mode Squad Obliteration and plenty more. Battlefield 4 Winter Patch is now live on all platforms. It’s just over 400MB on PC and 1.34GB on consoles. The patch adds new game mode Squad Obliteration and more customisation […]

  • HTC hopes to see Half-Life on VR headset Vive

    Vive manufacturer HTC said that it hopes to see Valve games, including Half-Life, on the virtual reality headset. Speaking to the BBC, HTC chairwoman Cher Wang said that Valve is keen on having its games available on the VR headset. “I think Valve’s best game is Dota, right, and Portal and [Team Fortress] and I […]

  • Make money easily in Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate

    If you’re looking to buy a fell set of armour for your character in Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate but keep falling short on Zenny, this video will show you an easy way to make lots of it. Arekkz Gaming has a very handy tip for all Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate players: how to make Zenny […]

  • This is how you claim free Xbox One games from your Xbox 360

    Microsoft is giving everyone the ability to claim their free Xbox One Games with Gold titles from their Xbox 360 console, even without owning an Xbox One. If you don’t yet own an Xbox One and want to make sure you don’t miss out on all those free Games with Gold games, you’ll be pleased […]

  • Destiny weekly reset for March 3: Heroic and Nightfall detailed

    Bungie has reset the weekly cap of Crucible and Vanguard marks and added new Heroic and Nightfall strikes, now with burn. From now until next Tuesday, the weekly Heroic strike will be The Devil’s Lair with Heroic and Lightswitch modifiers. As for the Nightfall, you’ll be fighting Sepiks Prime with the help of Arc burn. […]

  • Few Mass Effect FemShep cosplays are as elaborate as this one

    The internet is full of Female Commander Shepard cosplay from Mass Effect, but very few are as terrific as this one. Visual artist Freya Willia has spent over two years painstakingly creating the perfect suit of armour and the best weapons to make her cosplay of Female Shepard as authentic as possible, Omni tool and […]

  • Deals with Gold: Assassin’s Creed Unity, Red Dead Redemption and more discounted

    This week’s Deals with Gold titles for Xbox Live subscribers is a good mix of modern games and old favourites. The list of discounted games through this week’s Deals with Gold is live with discounts on Assassin’s Creed Unity, Amazing Spider-Man 2, Red Dead Redemption, Max Payne 3, and more. The deals are live now […]

  • Destiny guide: how to maximise your Grimoire Points

    Destiny players regularly compare the size of their Grimoire Points. Learn how to make yours the biggest. Destiny guide: how to earn Grimoire Points In Destiny, earning most Grimoire cards is just a matter of playing the game, maybe a little more attentively than usual. You’ll either need to complete a certain number of actions […]

  • Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows will let you play as a baddie

    Shovel Knight owners will benefit from the generosity of Kickstarter backers quite soon. Because Shovel Knight was overfunded during its Kickstarter campaign, developer Yacht Club Games committed to releasing free content updates. The first of these, Plague of Shadows, has now been detailed. The expansion stars baddy Plague Knight, who turns on his former allies, […]

  • GTA controversies, from Hot Coffee to PR manipulation

    GTA has a long history of controversy. The latest Did You Know Gaming tells the full stories behind the sensational headlines. Grand Theft Auto is such a byword for controversy that it’s easy to forget the full context of what actually happened to bring mainstream press, politicians and interest group awareness to the Rockstar series. […]

  • Infamous 2 one of five new PlayStation Now additions for March

    PlayStation Now will expand to the tune of five new games this month. The March PS Now additions are Infamous 2, Twisted Metal, R-Type Dimensions, Alone in the Dark: Inferno and Operation Flashpoint: Red River. PS Now will set you back $20 per month or $45 for a three month subscription. It offers all you […]

  • Final Fantasy 10/10-2 HD Remaster gets PS4 release date

    Final Fantasy 10/10-2 HD Remaster hits PS4 in May. The PS4 release date for Final Fantasy 10/10-2 HD Remaster is May 12 in North America and May 15 in Europe. Gematsu reports a special pre-order bonus calendar with art by Yoshitaka Amano is available through the Square Enix Store and participating retailers. In Europe, pre-ordering […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare getting 15 new Prestige levels

    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare players can now aspire to the ranks of Grand Master Prestige. Advanced Warfare developer Sledgehammer Games will add 15 more Prestige levels to the latest Call of Duty, giving players at max XP a chance to grow even further. According to the Sledgehammer Games blog, when you enter Master level […]

  • Destiny: Crota’s End recreated in Minecraft

    Destiny’s toughest challenge gets even nastier if you throw Creepers into the mix. The ultimate Destiny challenge – for now – is the Crota’s End raid. Taking place in an alternate dimension accessed through the Hellmouth on the Moon, the Raid takes Guardians through a pit of darkness to the resting place of Crota himself. […]

  • Xenoblade Chronicles 3D trailer introduces the Heir to the Monado

    Xenoblade Chronicles 3D protagonist Shulk is the Heir to the Monado, his distinctive red sword. Let this trailer fill you in on what that means. Xenoblade Chronicles 3D releases for New 3DS on April 2 in Europe and April 10 in North America. As well as all the content of the Wii original, it has […]

  • The Elder Scrolls: Total War mod covers Morrowind, Oblivion and more

    The Elder Scrolls: Total War is a terrific mod allowing you get get intimately involved with the history of Bethesda’s detailed fantasy universe. The first release of The Elder Scrolls: Total War dropped on the weekend, giving players their first chance to try out LoRdNazgu1‘s creation. This version runs from 3E 427 to 4E 45, […]

  • Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 out now on Steam

    Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 is out now. Yes, we’re surprised too. You can grab Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 on Steam for $8. Developer Scott Cawthon really doesn’t mess about; the game was only announced in early January. Here’s the blurb: Thirty years after Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza closed it’s doors, the events that took […]

  • EVE Online heister makes off with $13,000 worth of goods

    EVE Online is a hotbed of villainy, espionage and backstabbing, but one intrepid corporate thief has made waves even in this setting. The thing about EVE Online is that it’s a true sandbox: the game’s rules are very loose, and allow players to make careers out of theft, piracy, assassination and espionage in addition to […]

  • Marth Amiibo getting a stock refresh in North America

    Nintendo of America has announced a fresh supply of the difficult to find Marth Amiibo. The Marth Amiibo will be back in stock in the US in late April, the platform holder said on Twitter today. Planning to pick up Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. and don’t have a Marth amiibo? More are headed to stores in […]

  • Skyrim beta update upgrades creation kit file size

    Skyrim has been granted a new beta update – more than three years after launch! – to improve the experience for modders and those who use them. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim released in November 2011. I think that’s worth noting before we discuss the beta update that dropped today, even as Bethesda is working […]

  • Paradox’s next epic RPG is, uh, Knights of Pen & Paper 2

    Knights of Pen & Paper 2 is very serious business so please enjoy this very serious trailer. “Return to the dicey world of Knights of Pen & Paper for a new turn-based adventure, where players get to take on the role of players, and also of the game’s encounter-designing, rules-laywering GM in a fully customizable […]

  • Amplitude looks amazing in new gameplay trailer, has a team multiplayer mode

    Amplitude may have been delayed but we still get something this March: a fine new gameplay trailer. Amplitude is coming to PlayStation 3 and PS4 sometime in northern summer. It’s a reprisal of Harmonix’s classic rhythm action game, a forerunner to its later efforts with Guitar Hero and Rock Band, and was crowdfunded. Update: Turns […]

  • DayZ creator’s “crazy”, “esoteric” next game developed with Improbable

    DayZ creator Dean “Rocket” Hall has dropped the first vague details of his new game project. “I do not want to make safe games. I do not want to make games the way we have been making them. What if the most experienced video game staff in the world collaborated on the most esoteric and […]

  • Battlefield Hardline will support AMD’s Mantle

    AMD has confirmed what most Battlefield fans thought. Battlefield Hardline will indeed support Mantle. Battlefield Hardline will support Mantle, AMD has confirmed. Some players weren’t sure whether the retail version of the game will support AMD’s API, due to its absence from the recent PC beta. AMD did not say whether the feature will be […]

  • Unreal Engine 4 GDC 2015 sizzle reel shows what the tech can do

    Unreal Engine 4 is a pretty versatile bit of tech, as this new sizzle reel shows. As one of the more ubiquitous engines, Unreal will be on show at GDC this week. Developer Epic produced the following sizzle reel to quickly demonstrate what it can do – cutting edge graphics (there are very few games […]

  • Survarium’s latest patch removes limit on battle ammo, rebalances experience gain

    The latest Survarium patch has readjusted the value of experience and reputation points gained and removed the limit to the maximum amount of ammo you can use in combat. Survarium developer Vostok Games has released patch 0.27a to the public, having recently finished testing it. The patch is a major one and covers changes to […]

  • The Hunt Begins in new Bloodborne TV spot

    Bloodborne is so close you can almost smell its coppery tang on the wind – and also you can watch commercials for it. Bloodborne arrives on PS4 at the end of this month (March 24 North America, March 25 Europe, March 27 UK) so excitement is starting to build. Sony isn’t helping keep us calm […]

  • World of Warcraft: you’ll soon be able to buy game time with gold

    Blizzard will soon allow World of Warcraft players to exchange in-game gold for game time and vice versa. Blizzard has announced a new system that will launch soon for World of Warcraft. The system is called WoW Token. Using this system, players will be able to buy game time using in-game gold. Here’s how it […]

  • 3D Realms’ Bombshell returns with the first gameplay trailer

    Remember 3D Realms’ Bombshell? The isometric ARPG that was announced last year? Well, it’s back, and we get to see gameplay footage. The game stars Shelly “Bombshell” Harrison, a bomb technician turned mercenary with a mechanical arm. She will embark on a quest to rescue the president and save Earth, all while shooting aliens. The […]

  • Unreal Engine 4 is now free for everyone to use

    Epic Games has made Unreal Engine 4 available for anyone to download and use, for free. Unreal Engine 4 is now free. Anyone can download it and start using it, the developer announced today in a blog post. The download features the the full set of tools used by Epic, and includes 100% of the […]

  • Call of Duty European Championship winner announced

    The winner of the European round of the Call of Duty Championship has been announced. This past weekend, 28 teams representing UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Sweden, Finland, the rest of Europe and Middle East attended the final of the European round of the Call of Duty Championship. UK team Epsilon eSports was crowned […]

  • GOG brings back Insomnia sale with discounts up to 90% off is bringing back its Insomnia sale event with even more games. GOG’s Insomnia sale is back with double the amount of games. This year, there will be two sets of games available at once. The sets are seasoned classics and fresh new titles. Each set will feature games with discounts up to 90% off, […]

  • 2K is shutting down NBA 2K14 online servers, won’t affect career save files

    2K will be shutting down the servers for NBA 2K14 this month. The publisher revealed yesterday that online servers for NBA 2K14 will be turned offline on March 31. “You will no longer be able to play ranked games/online association,” reads the announcement. NBA 2K14 relied on online servers to store save files for MyCareer […]

  • One Dead or Alive tournament organiser is proposing ban of “over-sexualised” costumes

    A Dead or Alive tournament organiser has suggested a soft ban on some of the game’s “over-sexualised” costumes, and not everyone is happy. Tournament organiser “The HuBBs” took to the FreeStepDodge forums to suggest a list of rules that other offline tournaments can follow. The list goes over stages, characters, moves, which is certainly in […]