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South Park Craps All Over Free-To-Play Games

Last night’s episode of South Park was an ode to all things freemium, and as you might expect from the longrunning comedy show, they went in hard on the unethical free-to-play menace that has been plaguing video games for the past few years.

Genius And His Lego Robot Take Cheating To A New Level

Uli Kilian once set a world record by solving 100 Rubik’s Cubes while running a marathon at the same time. So he’s smart. And fit. But the smartest thing he’s done might have been building a robot to tap his iPad screen in the middle of the night so that…

​Kids Really Don’t Like Video Games Tracking What They Do

By now, most adults are used to the idea that the software and services they use — including video games — record what they do to send feedback to the companies that make them. But when some third-graders found out that games they love have some kind of data-mining, it…