judgecorp writes: "Hacktivist group Anonymous has called for attacks on annoying game maker Zynga. The attacks were promoted in a video which has been pulled from Youtube for inciting law-breaking. Why is Anonymous attacking Zynga? Not for making irritating time-sucking games, but for laying off staff while making a very large profit"
judgecorp writes: "If you wanted another reason to avoid Bad Piggies, the follow up to Roxio's absurdly popular Angry Birds, how about the fact that it's attracting massive malware campaigns? Of course, to fall for it you have to be dumb — downloading a plug-in purporting to be a Chrome version of the game when no such thing exists. No one would do that, right? No wait, 80,000 people did."
judgecorp writes: "Microsoft wants to promote cloud based games for its Surface and other Windows 8 tablets, so it is opening a studio in London to develop entertainment software for the devices. It will be in Soho, rather than the popular Silicon Roundabout part of London"
judgecorp writes: "A 20 year old from the UK has been given an 18 month prison sentence for distributing malware disguised as a patch for Call of Duty. The crime was discovered by chance when the man was caught breaking into a college to steal hardware."
judgecorp writes: "Samsung is working with Gorilla glass maker Corning, to make a stronger glass substrate for OLED screens. This should be a boon for mobiles, and also for future TVs, which already face a barrage of impacts from motion-sensing controls like Wii"
judgecorp writes: "MindGames has created a zombie-themed mind control game which is intended to help people improve their concentration. In the game, a zombie is trying to eat your brains with a spoon. Your only defence is to bend those spoons using only the power of your mind — and a $99.99 (£65) brainwave-reading headset."