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The Sims 4 ‘glitch’ is inadvertently exposing pirates

A ‘glitch’ designed to hamper the experience of those who have pirated The Sims 4 has caught a lot of people out online. Player Attack reports that the game’s forums are awash with folk complaining that the pixelated blur normally employed to protect their avatar’s modesty is instead growing and …

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GOG accidentally gives away loads of games for free

Digital distribution platform GOG has admitted that a temporary glitch in its system accidentally saw titles given away for free for a short period. One user claimed to have received copies of Long Live The Queen, Kentucky Route Zero, Darwinia, Sir You Are Being Hunted, Flatout 2, Surgeon Simulator and …

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Microsoft explains Xbox One TV ad ‘glitch’

A glitch that had appeared in the UK TV ad for Xbox One at the end of last month has been revealed as a competition. A one-second disruption was apparently inserted into the ‘Invitation’ TV short in January. That one second contained 25 frames, in which were hidden a series …

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Nintendo acknowledges game-breaking Pokemon X & Y bug

A game-breaking bug affecting a limited number of Pokemon X & Y players has been acknowledged by Nintendo. According to a translation via Nintendolife some players found that saving their 3DS game in Lumiose City can cause irreversible corruption of save data” leaving users having to abandon their saves and …

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Short-shipped Ni No Kuni Wizard’s Edition selling for $400

A hard-to-find version of Namco Bandai RPG Ni No Kuni is currently selling for up to four times more than its RRP on eBay. The publisher announced earlier this week that a computer glitch had led to more orders being accepted for the $99.99 Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the …

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Flickr creator’s social game Glitch announces closure

Glitch, the free to play social game from Flickr co-founder Stewart Butterfield, has confirmed that it will terminate next month. The developer said in 2010 that he had been working on Glitch since before the creation of Flickr. It combined elements of platforming and RPGs with social networking. The gameworld …

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Takahashi at last finds a game to love

Many thought we’d seen the last of him, but Katamari Damacy creator Keita Takahashi has finally found a project to drag him out of the gaming doldrums – indie MMO Glitch. The studio has announced via its blog that Takahashi has joined the studio. In fact, he and his family …

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Flickr founder announces Glitch

Stewart Butterfield, co-founder of image-driven social network Flickr, has announced Glitch – a new social game. The title is a project the developer has been working on since before the creation of Flickr. It is combines elements of platforming and RPGs with social networking, allowing users to interact and trade …

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PS3 bug baby boom predicted

Its methodology is hugely dubious, but there are some press releases you simply have to report. A new survey of 2,400 male PS3 owners claims that 87 per cent of them chose to spend some quality time” with their partners on the night that their PS3 was out of action …

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Second PS3 global glitch tipped by Paddy Power

The PS3 crisis is officially over – but if for some reason you think PS3 is in line for a second global meltdown, bookmaker Paddy Power is willing to take your money. The bookmaker is currently offering odds of 11/8 on PS3 suffering a new worldwide glitch. If you think …

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