Valve finally fixes CS:GO exploit that could give hackers control of PCs • Eurogamer.net

Two years after it was reported. Valve has finally fixed a security vulnerability in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive that could be used by hackers to gain remote control of a player’s PC – an issue the company had reportedly known about for two years by the time its existence was publicised last week. News of the exploit was circulated in a tweet by not-for-profit reverse-engineering group The Secret Club. It explained one of its members, Florian, had contacted Valve two years prior to report a remote code execution flaw which made it…

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“There Were No Plans of Any Kind Before Apple Arcade”, an Interview With ‘Final Fantasy’ Creator Hironobu Sakaguchi on Fantasian and More

Ever since Fantasian was revealed for Apple Arcade, it had my interest piqued. Hironobu Sakaguchi and Mistwalker have had quite the journey across Xbox and Nintendo consoles before going all in with mobile. Fantasian has always looked gorgeous and once we started seeing more about it through trailers and bits of information revealed on Twitter. With Fantasian finally available on Apple Arcade worldwide, I got a chance to chat with Hironobu Sakaguchi (Mistwalker) and Jessica Chavez (Localization specialist) about Fantasian and more. TouchArcade (TA): Fantasian is a gorgeous game going…

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How to Be a Two-Way Player

Guides Published onApril 19, 2021Ed McGlone Home » Guides » MLB The Show 21: How to Be a Two-Way Player MLB The Show 21 has arrived, and with it are a host of new additions, tweaks, and changes from last year. Perhaps the most notable change, especially for fans of Road to the Show, is the ability to play as a two-way player in said mode. Made plausible in the modern age thanks to Shohei Ohtani, San Diego Studio has decided to add it in as a fully fleshed-out feature…

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Mona is a cool adventure game in the works from a one-person dev team

By Dom Peppiatt19 April 2021 19:44 GMT If you’re a fan of atmospheric, moody indie games that deliver some delightful and pretty graphics, Mona could be for you. The game sells itself as an ‘immersive third-person exploration and puzzle game’ set on a peculiar island inhabited by weird and wonderful creatures. As per the developer – a one-person operation from V. Aalbertsberg – the game features a unique narrative style, which is exclusively delivered via exploration, environment, and visual storytelling. “Mona is an immersive third-person exploration and puzzle game set…

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PGC Digital: Imperia Online closes in on six million global mobile downloads | Pocket Gamer.biz

Medieval strategy title Imperia Online has accumulated 5.87 million downloads on mobile. The new figure was confirmed by Imperia Online JSC chief business development officer Mariela Tzvetanova during her talk at PGC Digital #6 on ‘Imperia’s Story of Becoming Part of Stillfront and Creating a Hub for Asset Acquisitions’. Launched in 2005 on PC, Imperia Online arrived on iOS and Android in 2014 before making its way to Windows Phone in 2015. The installs were split heavily towards Android at 3.9 million, or 66.4 per cent of the overall number. Windows…

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Atlanta FaZe and FaZe Clan announce Gold Rush and Cash Grab events

North American esports organisation FaZe Clan and its Call of Duty League franchise Atlanta FaZe have announced two tournaments to celebrate the launch of Call of Duty: Warzone Season Three. The events, named Atlanta FaZe $100k+ Gold Rush and Atlanta FaZe $50k Global Cash Grab, are scheduled to take place on April 22nd-23rd. Image credit: FaZe Clan / Activision RELATED: Tammy Brandt joins FaZe Clan as Chief Legal Officer According to the release, both events will be streamed live on Call of Duty and FaZe Clan’s Twitch channels, as well as…

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PS5 restock update: Target, Sony Direct, and Walmart – when to buy PS5

The next PS5 restock date is this week, according to Matt Swider, our PS5 restock Twitter tracker. His Twitter account is tracking inventory at Target, Walmart, Best Buy and Sony Direct, among other stores in the US, and all of these retailers may not have regular PS5 stock until 2022. In other words, buy the PS5 when you see it back in stock. Today, April 19 is likely to be slow, but Matt will send you an alert as soon as the Sony console is for sale – if you…

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Mare of Easttown Series Premiere Review: “Miss Lady Hawk Herself”

HBO’s new deliciously dreary crime series, Mare of Easttown, starring Oscar-winner Kate Winslet as an emotionally weighed-down detective in a blue-collar crevice of Pennsylvania, is a chilling and thrilling piece of Neo-noir.Like famous Dennis Lehane books-turned-movies Mystic River and Gone Baby Gone, Mare of Easttown is a mystery that rests on the frustrated, reluctant shoulders of its unhappy characters, who are resentful of their monotonous lives and overwhelming responsibilities. It’s superbly made and Winslet is a sluggish, bitter force as Mare Sheehan. Mare is Easttown’s former high school basketball star,…

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Batman punches a ghost in new DC comic, and it’s spectacular

There are many great joys of reading superhero comic books. Absurd situations, operatic conclusions, and soap opera stylings are the bread and butter of the genre. Superheroes can be highbrow, certainly. But they are also simple pleasures. Sometimes you just want to see Batman punch a ghost. With the special gloves he has. For punching ghosts. What else is happening in the pages of our favorite comics? We’ll tell you. Welcome to Monday Funnies, Polygon’s weekly list of the books that our comics editor enjoyed this past week. It’s part…

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xCloud Beta Arrives on iOS and PC This Week with Support for More than 100 Xbox Game Pass Games – TouchArcade

After Microsoft slowly revealed more about xCloud streaming for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers on iOS and PC platforms over the months, the beta is finally set to launch this week. Microsoft just announced that Xbox Cloud Gaming or xCloud for Windows, iOS, and iPadOS devices will begin as a limited beta this week for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members. Beginning tomorrow (April 20th), Microsoft will send out invites to select members to test out xCloud on the aforementioned platforms. This can be done through a new website which will…

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