Hackers Are Hiding Malware Inside Fake Call of Duty: Warzone Cheats to Target Gamers

Photo: Robert Reiners (Getty Images) Look out, n00bs. Hackers are apparently deploying fake game “cheats” for Call of Duty: Warzone. They won’t help you merk your opponents, unfortunately. Instead, they will just inject malware onto your computer. Advertisement A recently disclosed report from game publisher Activision shows that discussion of such schemes was recently observed…

Analogue Pocket portable console delayed again, this time until October

The Analogue Pocket, a $199 do-everything retro portable console capable of playing Game Boy, Game Gear, Neo Geo Pocket Color and Atari Lynx games from their original cartridges, has been delayed again. It was originally scheduled for release in 2020, but then and now, supply chain challenges have pushed the small company to push back…

Scientists Have Observed Ominous Winter Leaks in Greenland Ice Sheet Lakes

A lake atop the Greenland Ice Sheet.Image: Ian Willis For the first time ever, scientists have shown that lakes on Greenland’s ice sheet can drain during the winter months, in a phenomenon that could accelerate the rate of glacial melt. Advertisement The rate at which the second largest ice sheet in the world is draining…

‘Sam & Max: This Time It’s Virtual!’ heads to Oculus Quest this summer

First announced last August, Sam & Max: This Time It’s Virtual! now has a release window and list of supported platforms. The first new video game outing for the duo in more than a decade will initially come out on Oculus Quest this June, with SteamVR and Viveport releases to follow later in the year….

Analogue Pocket Shipments Pushed Back To October

it sure is purdy.Gif: Analogue Analogue just announced its Analogue Pocket handheld console will miss its original May 2021 shipment date and will slip to October instead. Advertisement “The current global state of affairs continues to create supply chain challenges outside of our control,” Analogue said in an official statement. “There have been sudden and…

A Japanese man was charged $81 for cyberbullying star Hana Kimura before her death

Last year, Hana Kimura, a pro-wrestler and star of the Japanese reality show Terrace House: Tokyo, reportedly took her life following relentless cyber-bulling. Now a Japanese court has charged an unnamed Osaka man $81 over his abusive messages towards Kimura, the Washington Post reports. It’s rare to see courts come down on cyber-bullying in general,…

Even YouTube Is Chilling Out on Weed

Photo: Robyn Beck (Getty Images) On the same day that Governor Andrew Cuomo fully legalized recreational weed use across New York, YouTube quietly lifted a few of its own restrictions regarding the drug, too. Advertisement In a Wednesday update posted to the company’s ad-friendly content guidelines, YouTube announced it would be easing up on the…

Netflix pays a reported $450 million for two ‘Knives Out’ sequels

Rian Johnson’s whodunit Knives Out will have a sequel, in fact it’s getting two. Variety and Deadline report that Netflix has cut a deal with producer Media Rights Capital that’s worth over $450 million for two sequels, with Johnson directing and Daniel Craig returning as the oddly-accented detective Benoit Blanc. That’s a hefty price to…