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Kim Dotcom launches Megaupload replacement Mega

Mega, the new file-sharing site from controversial figure Kim Dotcom is now live. The portal is a replacement for Megaupload, which was taken offline last year following pressure from copyright holders. However, Dotcom argues that the new site is just as legitimate and has the right to exist as Dropbox, …

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Hackers turn on Kim Dotcom and his new Mega portal

Kim Dotcom’s return to online file-sharing may prove to be an even rougher ride than he expected. A group of hackers have taken control of Dotcom’s new domain, Me.ga, telling TorrentFreak that: Kim Dotcom is not better nor worse than Universal. He himself is an industry, only here to pollute.” …

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Kim Dotcom officially unveils Megaupload successor Mega

The successor to now shut file-sharing site Megaupload has been revealed by controversial figure Kim Dotcom. Dotcom previosuly outlined how he intends for his new site to avoid the legal wranglings that lead to Meagupload’s closure, and now he says the new site will go live on January 20th – …

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‘New’ Megaupload will be immune to raids, copyright infringement claims

The creators of Megaupload have vowed that its replacement will effectively be bullet proof. US authorities ordered the closure of the file-sharing portal in January, but owners Kim Dotcom and Marthias Ortmann says that its replacement – simply called ‘Mega’ – will not be so easy to shift. TorrentFreak reports …

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Mega Coffee goes on sale

Loading has launched a brand of games-themed Mega Coffee which is available to buy online at gadget retailer Firebox. The 14.99 coffee is made from nine different types of ethically-sourced coffee beans and a portion of each sale goes to gaming charity SpecialEffect. It’s produced by games caf Loading in …

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iPad 2 on track for Mega Friday

iPad 2 platform holder Apple has insisted that the UK launch of the new tablet Mac will take places this Friday (March 25th) as planned. The confirmation rounds off what should be an incredible day for technology and games retailers that could well bring about a record-breaking week of sales. …

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Inafune promoted at Capcom

Keiji Inafune, the veteran Capcom designer responsible for some of the publisher’s most iconic brands, has been promoted to a new role overlooking the firm’s global output. The Mega Man creator raised eyebrows at last year’s Tokyo Game Show by openly stating that Japan is dead” as a modern game …

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Zavvi.com extends Mega Monday deals

The Hut Groups has stated that it is pressing ahead with plans to run what it calls Mega Monday sales every week going forwards on Zavvi.com. Headlining the ongoing offer this week is recent release Dark Void, which is currently available on the site for just 12.95 on both Xbox …

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50 megastores planned in Currys push

DSGi has revealed that as many as 50 Currys megastores could be rolled out over the next couple of years, and its High Street presence could be reduced to just 100 stores. The firm yesterday confirmed its plans for a new chain of Currys megastores. It also detailed the progress …

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Sega Mega Drive Collection goes HD

Sega has announced that it is to release a 720p enabled 16bit collection entitled Sega Mega Drive Ultimate Collection on Xbox 360 and PS3 early next year. Whether or not this is the rumoured Sonic Collection hinted at in September is unclear. Sonic is included, however, in both his first, …

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