‘GTA Online’ cheat creator ordered to pay $150,000 in damages

The penalty comes as a default judgment. Perez took Elusive down in 2018 after Take-Two contacted him and claimed that he would donate the proceeds to a charity, but he didn’t hand over requested financial records showing how much money he’d made from the cheat. Take-Two filed for the judgment after it didn’t get a … Read more‘GTA Online’ cheat creator ordered to pay $150,000 in damages

Nintendo Switch outsold every other console in the US last year

It wasn’t the champion in the software realm. In a shock to absolutely no one, Red Dead Redemption 2 was the best-selling game of 2018, followed by Black Ops 4 and NBA 2K19. Not that Nintendo is about to leave sobbing. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate was the fifth-hottest game of the year, buoyed by a … Read moreNintendo Switch outsold every other console in the US last year

The real Pinkertons aren’t happy with ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’

Pinkerton made clear that it wanted money in the request. It was happy to talk about a “lump sum figure” to settle the case, and was prepared to sue over trademark infringement and other violations if there wasn’t a payout in the cards. Rockstar, however, isn’t having any of it. The company sued Pinkerton in … Read moreThe real Pinkertons aren’t happy with ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’

‘Red Dead Online’ gets a 32-player battle royale mode

There are more updates in the pipeline as a result of feedback, particularly to address griefing. It’ll be easier to activate the Parley system so that you can get away from troublemakers, and player blips will appear at shorter distances so that trolls can’t hunt you down quite so easily. The bounty system will change … Read more‘Red Dead Online’ gets a 32-player battle royale mode

Here’s what you can do in the ‘Red Dead Online’ beta

Certain things aren’t available. You can’t make in-game purchases to customize your gear or camp. Users also note that you can’t play card games, so you’ll want to forget about cleaning up in a round of poker. Also, don’t be surprised if things change substantially during the beta phase. Rockstar noted that there will be … Read moreHere’s what you can do in the ‘Red Dead Online’ beta

‘Red Dead Online’ beta test launches on November 27th

The gradual rollout is likely a bid to prevent a repeat of the problems that plagued GTA Online when it launched in 2013. Many first-day players either couldn’t connect, couldn’t finish the tutorial or even lost their characters. Rockstar went so far as to temporarily disable real-money purchases until it sorted things out. GTA Online … Read more‘Red Dead Online’ beta test launches on November 27th

‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ is the fastest-selling game that isn’t ‘GTA V’

It also set PlayStation Network records for full game pre-orders, day-one sales and three-day sales. The company can’t boast too loudly. RDR2 is still second to Grand Theft Auto V in terms of sheer gross. The modern-day crime title racked up $1 billion over its first three days, and didn’t claim the weekend record only … Read more‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ is the fastest-selling game that isn’t ‘GTA V’

Hidden files hint at a possible PC version of Red Dead Redemption 2

At launch, the long-awaited (and much hyped) western adventure that is Red Dead Redemption 2 is only available on the PS4 and Xbox One. That might not be the case forever, though. Code hidden within the game’s mobile companion app suggest that a PC version could be in the works. Last week, we wrote about … Read moreHidden files hint at a possible PC version of Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2 will let you use your tablet as a map, no pausing required

The bigger these massive GTA-style sandbox games get, the harder it becomes to remember where the hell everything is. Even with Spider-Man, a game set in a loose recreation of a city I’ve been to a bunch of times, I found myself pausing to see the map and reorient myself every other mission. Rockstar doesn’t … Read moreRed Dead Redemption 2 will let you use your tablet as a map, no pausing required

After Math: Paying more for less

$45,000: How do you get your car to run for 50 miles fewer while still paying $10,000 more than was advertised? You buy a Tesla. $365 million: Because when you’re an up-and-coming sports streaming platform trying to compete against an industry juggernaut like HBO, clearly the best strategy is to spend hundred of millions in … Read moreAfter Math: Paying more for less