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British 'Lizard Squad' Hacker, 18, Arrested Over Christmas Day Attacks

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.01.2015 | UK Tech

The UK Regional Organised Crime Unit have arrested an 18 year old male who they believe to be a member of the Lizard Squad hacking group that attacked...

Police Close In On PSN Hackers

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 02.01.2015 | UK Tech

Thames Valley Police have arrested a young man in connection with the Christmas day cyber attacks which shut down both Xbox Live and Sony's PlayStatio...

The Founder Of Xbox Live Leaves Microsoft

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 30.12.2014 | UK Tech

Boyd Multerer, the man who helped pioneer online multiplayer for consoles with Xbox Live and helped co-design the Xbox One has announced that he is le...

PSN Is Back Online, At Last

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK Tech

Sony's PlayStation Network is back online, three days after the initial attack which took both Xbox Live and PSN offline during Christmas. Sony has...

PSN Is Latest Victim In Hack Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 08.12.2014 | UK Tech

Sony's PlayStation Network (PSN) is down after becoming the latest victim in a series of attacks by the hacking group 'Lizard Squad'. Using a DDoS ...

Gamers Had The Bank Holiday Weekend From Hell

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 26.08.2014 | UK Tech

Xbox Live, PlayStation Network and were all hit with major disruption this weekend as hackers launched their single largest attack on the g...

This Five-Year-Old Is Smarter Than Microsoft

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK Tech

A five-year-old San Diego boy has outwitted the sharpest minds at Microsoft - he has found a backdoor to the Xbox. Kristoffer Von Hassel managed to...

Xbox One Digital Games Cost £5 More Now Than At Launch

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.12.2013 | UK Tech

Microsoft has quietly increased the cost of its exclusive Xbox One launch games on its digital store. Dead Rising 3, Forza Motorsport 5 and Ryse: S...

9 Things You Need To Know About The Xbox One

Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.11.2013 | UK Tech

We've said it before, but now it really is time to get excited: the Xbox One is just weeks away, and we can't wait. Ahead of its released on 22 Nov...

2013: A Gamers Guide

Jay Cowle | Posted 30.03.2013 | UK Tech
Jay Cowle

Welcome to 2013, and yet another exciting year for the avid gamer, whether it's watching the Wii U's promising first steps, anticipating the next generation consoles, or looking towards new products like Valve's home system

Digital: The Final Frontier

Adam Hamdy | Posted 18.03.2013 | UK Tech
Adam Hamdy

A number of people have raised their eyebrows when they've heard Pulp is going to premiere on a games console. Those people usually haven't seen what games consoles have become. Xbox is an entertainment and communication hub.

PS3 Hits 70 Million Units Sold, As Xbox Live Marks 10 Years

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 15.01.2013 | UK Tech

The world's two biggest home console companies have both hit massive milestones. On Friday Sony announced that it has sold 70 million PlayStation ...

Samsung Unveils TVs Of The Future

Melanie Hick | Posted 11.03.2012 | UK Tech

Ready for a new TV? Thanks to Samsung your next set just might be the last one you ever buy. The South Korean company has just unveiled a new 'smar...

Microsoft's Seven Tips To Avoid Phishing

Melanie Hick | Posted 22.01.2012 | UK Tech

With thousands of Xbox Live gamers tricked out of hundreds of pounds by organised criminals recently, it's time to check your online safety. While...

Why 2011 is a Gaming Completionist's Nightmare

Sam Sheppard | Posted 18.01.2012 | UK Tech
Sam Sheppard

Today, game developers are pushed to find increasingly inventive ways to give this extreme breed of gamer something to work towards. The latest weapon in the developer's arsenal is the concept of "achievements".