Activision says no Call of Duty account hacks have occurred, no details compromised

Activision is denying reports that Call of Duty accounts have suffered a major hack. Over the past several hours, a number of people online, including community members known for leaking Call of Duty content, revealed on Twitter that over 500,000 Call of Duty accounts have been comprised in an apparent massive hack. None offered compelling evidence other than “sources”, though some shared screenshots from what they claim are Discord...

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New Xbox app beta lets you download Xbox games even before you buy them
Sep22

New Xbox app beta lets you download Xbox games even before you buy them

Xbox’s unified experience approach is extending to mobile. Microsoft has rolled out a feature-rich update to its Xbox app on mobile. Currently available in beta, and only on Android devices, the new Xbox app brings together Xbox’s various services and offerings under the one umbrella. The updated app essentially works as a companion to Xbox, letting users join party chat, clear notifications and share clips and screenshots. It also...

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Xbox Game Pass subscribers grow to 15 million

Xbox Game Pass has gained over 5 million new members since April. Tucked away in Microsoft’s official press release announcing its acquisition of Bethesda’s parent company ZeniMax and all of its studios and IPs, was the reveal of a new record for Xbox Game Pass subscribers. Game Pass, across PC and Xbox, now has over 15 million members. This is up from 10 million in April, a whopping 50% increase. The news is hardly surprising. Xbox...

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‘Starfield as a replacement for Halo Infinite this holiday season’ – is this the worst take on Microsoft’s acquisition of Bethesda?

There have been some howlingly bad opinions on the acquisition of Bethesda by Microsoft, but the assertion that Starfield will act as a replacement for Halo Infinite this holiday season, is perhaps the most clueless we’ve come across. We understand the need to sound relevant, to convince people you understand the business and have an authoritative voice in the sea of bullshit that follows earth-shattering news like this, but some data...

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Nintendo has issued a DMCA takedown to an adult Princess Peach game that received updates for 8 years

Nintendo has issued a DMCA take-down on Peach’s Untold Tale, a pornographic Princess Peach game. Going to the free adult game’s page will now greet you with a public DMCA message, saying that “the copyrighted works are Nintendo’s characters and audio-visual works from its Super Mario video game franchise”. The game originally launched in 2012, […]

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