Hailing from a nation where not only are mod chips an importing necessity, but also 100% legal, I'm a little cloudier than others on the rights and wrongs of the things. What I do know, though, is that in countries where the law says it's illegal to sell them, if you are going to sell them, you'd best do so on the quiet. Neil Stanley Higgs, of Bristol, did no such thing. He's been arrested and convicted of 26 offences after an investigation by the ELSPA, which found his dodgy business by the name of its website: mrmodchips. Real subtle, Neil. Way to shake the fuzz. Mr. Modchips Nets Â£1 million, Gets Convicted [Next-Gen]
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With the recent discussion around Red Dead, crunch and work hours in general, it makes sense to touch on work hours for this week's Off Topic.
It’s long been an open secret in the video game industry that the prestigious developer Rockstar embraces overtime, and a new quote from company co-founder Dan Houser about Red Dead Redemption 2 caused controversy this morning by suggesting that it took 100-hour weeks to make. In a new elaboration to Kotaku, however, Houser said the quote had been misinterpreted, saying such a workload is not required at the studio.