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37 min ago | Computing.co.uk

'Sony doesn't understand security': Why PlayStation Network is such an attractive target for hackers

Sony's PlayStation Network has once again been hit by cyber vandals, with the service - which serves as the backbone of the PlayStation 4 online ecosystem - recently brought down in a distributed denial of service attack.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Video Games, Science, Computer Science

4 hrs ago | Computer Weekly

DDoS attack downs Twitch on news of Amazon acquisition

Just hours after Amazon announced a $970m deal to acquire Twitch , the live video platform for gamers was taken offline temporarily by a distributed denial of service attack.

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Related Topix: Video Games

5 hrs ago | KRAV-FM Tulsa

Twitch live game broadcasting coming to Xbox One

This image provided by Microsoft/Twitch, shows a screenshot of a video game being broadcast from the updated Twitch app for Xbox One.

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Related Topix: Video Games, The, Deep Silver, X360

5 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News

Xbox One's Standalone Kinect Coming In October For $150?

The Kinect 2.0 hasn't had a very fruitful or worthwhile life. It's short span on the market has been a turbulent and troubled one.

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Related Topix: Kinect, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, X360, Cameras

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Overclockers Club

LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Blasting Off November 11

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has announced that the highly anticipated LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham will be launching November 11 in North America, November 14 in the UK, and November 12 in the rest of Europe, for practically every current gaming platform: PC , PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation Vita, and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Batman, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, X360, PS3

IGN

The Best Console Bundles

Ready to splurge on a new system? Don't just shut up and let them take your money.

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Related Topix: Tomb Raider, Activision, Crystal Dynamics, Square Enix, Call of Duty , Video Games, Kinect, Microsoft Game Studios, X360

WLUC-TV Negaunee

The evolution of gaming consoles

Video game consoles are not just for playing games anymore. They're now Internet browsers, music players and much more.

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Related Topix: Video Games, They, The, _No Company, Deep Silver, X360

Examiner.com

'NHL 15' demo now available on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

The demo for Electronic Arts' upcoming hockey game, "NHL 15" is now available for download on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, Electronic Arts confirmed on their official website today.

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Related Topix: Electronic Arts, NHL, Video Games, EA Sports, The, Deep Silver, X360, SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE

Joystiq

Need for Speed Rivals, Garden Warfare nab Deals With Gold price drops

Xbox console owners with a jonesing for velocity -- a hankering for going fast, if you will -- will want to check out this week's Deals With Gold lineup , which spotlights EA's Need for Speed Rivals among other featured price drops.

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Related Topix: The, Video Games, Deep Silver, X360, Electronic Arts, Ghost Games, Need for Speed Rivals

Examiner.com

'Forza Horizon 2' director on racing genre: 'It's ...

Forza Horizon 2 is the first of a slew of racing games that are going to be released over the course of the next few months.

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Related Topix: Turn 10, Microsoft, Forza Horizon, Video Games, The, Halo, 343 Industries, Microsoft Game Studios, Deep Silver

Computer And Video Games

The Crew PC locked at 30 frames per second

The PC version of The Crew will be locked to 30 frames per second, an Ubisoft community manager has confirmed.

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Related Topix: Ubisoft, The, Ivory Tower, Video Games, The Crew, Deep Silver, X360

GiantBomb.com

Metro Redux

Metro Redux is a big overhaul of Metro 2033 and Metro: Last Light that includes significant visual and gameplay upgrades for a more uniform experience across both games.

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Related Topix: 4A Games, Metro, THQ, Video Games, Metro: Last Light, Deep Silver

Computer And Video Games

Destiny goes gold, white PS4 hardware bundle unboxed

The studio said in a blog post that game discs are being pressed and packed into crates ahead of the Destiny release date of September 9 on PS4, PS3, Xbox One and Xbox 360.

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Related Topix: Activision, Destiny, Video Games, Bungie Software, The, Mars, _No Company, Spiders, Deep Silver, Kalypso, DARK

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Adweek

Bomb Threat, Hack Attack Disrupt Sony PlayStation

Sony's PlayStation Network is back up and running today after a cyber attack caused a weekend-long outage.

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Related Topix: Sony Online Entertainment, Video Games, Software, Science / Technology, Computer Security, Twitter

Business Journal

Texas is stealing video game jobs; here's why Washington state is worried

Mike Gallagher, CEO of the Entertainment Software Association, said Washington is treading water in terms of jobs in the lucrative video game industry.

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Related Topix: Video Games, The, Deep Silver, X360

Computer And Video Games

Confirmed: Amazon buys Twitch for nearly $1 billion

Amazon has agreed to purchase game streaming site Twitch for more than $1 billion, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal .

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Related Topix: X360, Video Games

Forbes.com

You'll Never Believe Why The Xbox One Is The Greatest Console Ever Made

I am a video game and technology reporter and critic covering the industry and gaming culture.

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Related Topix: Video Games, The, Deep Silver, They, Game., _No Company, X360

Examiner.com

EA Access members will be able to play 'Dragon Age: Inquisitor' five days early

Despite the fact that there are no plans to release a playable demo for Dragon Age: Inquisition before the third installment of the popular fantasy franchise launches later this fall, Xbox One owners who are also EA Access members will be able to play the game five days prior to its official release date.

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Related Topix: Electronic Arts, BioWare, Dragon Age, Video Games, Cinemax, Inquisitor, Dragon Age: Inquisition, The, Deep Silver, X360

Inside Mac Games

The Walking Dead: Season Two Concludes August 26-28

Telltale Games has announced that the fifth and final episode of the The Walking Dead: Season Two will launch for Mac and Windows PCs on August 26 in North America, and on other platforms in the following days.

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Related Topix: The Walking Dead, Activision, Terminal Reality, Video Games

Joystiq

Rocksmith 2014 ratings point to jams on Xbox One, PS4

Rocksmith 2014 looks set to bring rock and/or roll to the PS4 and Xbox One, at least according to the ESRB and Korean Game Rating Board.

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Related Topix: Ubisoft, Rocksmith, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, Game., Rocksmith 2014 Edition

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