I recently received two emails from “Australia Post”. Sent from different addresses, they informed me of an alleged package delay. But the joke was on them, I hadn’t ordered anything online that week (yet).
It isn’t uncommon to hear stories from game developers and critics of people posing as YouTubers, reviewers or other outlets to get free game keys from Steam developers. This one, however, takes the cake, with a side of coffee.
Pop-up ads are annoying; in-game ads are no better, but when in-game ads are pop-up ads, the can create a lot of mischief. Last week a Chinese gamer in Sichuan province was scammed by a pop-up ad within a popular online racing game.