Piracy has also been a growing threat to the video game industry. In the previous-generation of consoles, the PlayStation 3 was stronger in that regard and took some years before it was finally dissected. The Xbox 360 though was relatively easier and less immune to the threat. It didn’t take long for consumers to be able to “JTAG” or mod Microsoft’s console and start downloading games off the web for free. With the advent of next-generation or current-generation now, one would expect both companies to have had taken a strong step to ensure their immunity to the matter. However, within just a week of the release of the Xbox One, the hacking circles have managed to dump the console’s NAND data. According to the post made over at Konsolen – Junkies, the size of the NAND present on Xbox One is 4.9 GB. It also mentions that similar to the Xbox 360, NAND on the Xbox One can be dumped with Corona V2 using SD Card reader. However, to do so, the crystal or … [Read more...] about Hackers Have Already Dumped NAND, Will Xbox One Get Hacked?
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An update last year to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act freed up users to "jailbreak" their smartphones, and a lobbying group is now pushing the same thing for consoles. But is that what most gamers really want? Journalist Nick Brown examines the issue in this editorial.]At this point, most tech geeks know someone who has "jailbroken" their iPhone. Jailbreaking a few years ago was part of a mysterious subculture where only those draped in black overcoats living in shadowy basements who had battled the trials of flashing DD-WRT onto a router or who had the tenacity to liquid cool their CPU had dared tread.But now jailbreaking an iPhone is pretty much a point and click pursuit. I actually have a friend who has jailbroken his phone whom I'm not sure is even capable of making a sandwich.For those not familiar, jailbreaking (often called "rooting" by Android users) is the commonly-used tech jargon for unlocking your iPhone or potentially any other smartphone or gadget out there for the … [Read more...] about Opinion: Should Console Jailbreaking Be Legalized?
[Editor’s Note: This was discovered during investigative journalism. Just Push Start does not condone piracy]According to an iso website which leaks and releases full retail Xbox 360 games they have just released a download for Gears of War 3.If they have leaked Gears of War 3, it will be yet another big title that will be playable on Jtagged Xbox 360 consoles prior to retail release. Previously the developer build of Gears 3 had been leaked onto the internet but this time around it is the final build. The current rumour around the leak is that a journalist who obtained a review copy from last night’s Gears 3 event is responsible but currently nothing has been proved.With the opportunity to play Gears of War 3, not only early but for free, will you be downloading it? Comment your opinions below.Gears of War 3 Leaked by Journalists?, 10.0 out of 10 based on 2 ratings … [Read more...] about Gears of War 3 Leaked by Journalists?
The full retail copy of Call of Duty: Black Ops has today finally been leaked. This leak means that people that have the illegal Jtagged Xbox 360 or other modded console will be able to download and play the retail version of the game.While it has taken longer than I thought with the disk fiasco a few weeks ago expect a lot of news coming your way full of story spoilers and new features being revealed. The person who made the leak is currently unknown but expect them to be quite happy with themselves, managing to get one over Activision.For those who will buy the game early and not download the leaked version Call of Duty: Black Ops officially is released on November 9th.Call Of Duty: Black Ops Full Retail Version Leaked, 7.2 out of 10 based on 13 ratings … [Read more...] about Call Of Duty: Black Ops Full Retail Version Leaked
An unfinished version of Epic's upcoming sci-fi shooter sequel Gears of War 3 has made its way onto torrent sites, revealing the game's entire single-player campaign and some multiplayer options. According to a NeoGAF post and several supporting YouTube clips, the unfinished developer build of Gears of War 3 leaked online is a JTAG version, meaning it will only play on modded Xbox 360 consoles used in development kits. With the game still more than two months away, news reports of the leak are urging gamers to stay away, both as a way to avoid spoilers and as a mark of respect for Epic Games. The studio confirmed that the content released is not from a final build of the game, telling GameSpot: "We have seen the reports of Gears of War 3 content being propped on the Web and [we are] working closely with our security teams and law enforcement to address the situation. This content is not from a final build and is not representative of what fans will enjoy when the game launches … [Read more...] about Epic “addressing” Gears of Wars 3 campaign leak