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Hacker Boasts About Scamming Taco Bell To Win A PSVita; Company Responds

Hacker Boasts About Scamming Taco Bell To Win A PSVita; Company Responds An online hacker has posted some images on a forum boasting his claim that he scammed Taco Bell to win a PlayStation Vita in their “Unlock the Box” contest. In case you don’t know about the contest, let me bring you up to speed. The fast-food restaurant held a contest, which they called...
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600 Blizzard Employees To Be Laid Off

600 Blizzard Employees To Be Laid Off Citing that some departments have become “overstaffed”, Blizzard announced in a press release that the company is going to be laying off some of its workers. The press release announced that approximately 600 people will lose their jobs. The aim of the downsizing is to reduce some of the redundancies...
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Double Fine Files A Trademark For ‘The Cave’

Double Fine Files A Trademark For ‘The Cave’ It wasn’t long ago that Double Fine ran a Kickstarter page for something they called the “Double Fine Adventure.” Not many details were lifted about the project, though now there may be some surfacing news that could help shed light on it. Double Fine just filed a trademark for something...
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Mass Effect 3 Seeing Big Pre-Order Sales

Mass Effect 3 Seeing Big Pre-Order Sales According to an interview with MCV, EA has revealed that Mass Effect 3 is looking like it’s doing very well in the pre-order department. It’s receiving quite a few more pre-orders than the targets that EA has set up. EA has listed several reasons for why the game has done as well as it has, despite the...
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Winners Of Mass Effect 3 Space Edition Copy Came Close To Legal Punishment

Winners Of Mass Effect 3 Space Edition Copy Came Close To Legal Punishment Following the hype for BioWare’s Mass Effect 3 title, the developers decided to initiate a first in the gaming community by delivering some early copies of the game to eager players in a surprising way. The publisher, EA, attached copies of the game to weather balloons, along with GPS devices, and...
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Australia To Add R18+ Rating For Games

Australia To Add R18+ Rating For Games   Good news for our friends down under! A bill was introduced into Australia’s Federal Parliament that will put video games classification categories in line with the categories that exist for movies and TV shows. Though it has not been passed yet, Ron Curry of the Interactive Games and Entertainment...
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Valve Says It’s “Probable” That Credit Card Information Was Stolen From Steam

Valve Says It’s “Probable” That Credit Card Information Was Stolen From Steam Remember last November when Steam was hacked? At the time, when Gabe Newell addressed everyone, he let us know that there wasn’t any evidence that credit card information was stolen. However, after further investigation, he has given us reason to worry, just a little. In a statement released earlier...
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EA’s CFO Eric Brown Resigns

EA’s CFO Eric Brown Resigns It looks like EA will be looking for a new Chief Financial Officer. Eric Brown has stepped down as EA’s CFO, and instead will be taking the same position in the communications company Polycom. He will also be taking the role of Chief Operating Officer. Brown had previously worked with EA in the past as...
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