Nintendo’s 3DS has been on the market for what’s coming up on four years now yet somehow, modding enthusiasts have been unable to find a pure software hack that allows the portable console to run homebrew games.
That all changed this week, however, as 22-year-old Jordan Rabet revealed the results of his year-long quest to crack the 3DS’ previously impenetrable security.
Elie Bursztein, of Google’s anti-abuse research team has developed a tool that allows players to cheat at Blizzard’s super-addictive WoW inspired card game Hearthstone..
At the Defcon 22 hacking conference in LA recently, Bursztein discussed a tool he had built to hack into the game, which he states, "uses data analysis to find undervalued cards and exploits game structure using machine learning to predict your opponent's deck".
Gamers woke up to an unpleasant surprise on Sunday morning when hackers brought down Sony's PlayStation Network by way of a distributed denial-of-service (DDos) attack.
When Monument Valley shot to the top of Apple's App Store in April, it was something of a coup.
The game, made by an eight-person development team at Ustwo in the UK, had grabbed the app world's attention with its M.C. Escher-inspired puzzles The company's $3.99 app defied convention, first by charging cash instead of offering an initially free download, and then by gaining attention so quickly where most successes climb the stores rankings slowly.
Amid all the announcements at Sony's pre-Gamescom press conference today, one stood out as particularly baffling: the brief mention of an immediately downloadable PS4 "playable teaser" for a horror game simply being called P.T, from unknown studio 7780s. The mystery has now been solved, with P.T. revealed as a stealth announcement for a new Silent Hill game from Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima.