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Jun
04
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No More Wasting Those Two Minutes Waiting For Your Hot Food!

The invention of the microwave changed the world, just like video gaming did, and now both worlds are merging together!
Because now you can play video games on a Microwave, while you wait for your food to heat up, no more wasted time at all!

Microwaving food is so fast that most people just stand there in front of the oven watching the clock countdown, but no more as you can now use that time for gaming! :)
So what do you normally do during those two minutes you’re waiting on for your hot food?

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May
22
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Ever dreamed on creating a game for PS3 and Xbox360 for free? Now you can!!!

A modified version of EPIC`s UDK Game Engine has been released that does not need for you to have 'registered developer account' and it fully supports exporting your game design to an JTAG/RGH XBOX 360 console or you PS3 console running Custom Firmware.
UDKUltimate has been in development for a few years, and now its been released for all those homebrew game designers out there that have dream of producing a powerful game for everyone to enjoy playing on their Xbox 360 console or PlayStation 3 console, of course since this is an unlicensed version of EPIC's UDK Game Engine, those wishing to enjoy your homebrew games will need a modded box.
May
10
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Cartridges are back

If you want to play Dustin Long’s most recent game, you’ll need a console that was first released more than 30 years ago.
What was once trash a few years ago, is now prized consoles and developers are returning and making new games for the retro lovers.
May
04
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Descended from Xbox Media Center software, it's a crime wave to copyright cops!
70% of Kodi Installations Are Configured to Access Unlicensed Video Content


You know a technology's gone mainstream when the tabloids start yelling about it.
This year the Sun, the Mirror, the Express, and the Daily Star have run splashes ranging from "Kodi Crackdown" through "Kodi Killers" to "Kodi TOTAL BAN!".

We here at MaxConsole have been around since the start, when XBMC was born and was the Killer App to install on your modded original Xbox console, since those humble start, the team moved onto and became more mainstream out of the underground and even changed their name to Kodi, and for a while have enjoyed their new found award-winning fame.

But now they are becoming the subject of 'crackdowns' around the world, with UK leading the way, with media calling them the 'Kodi Killers', and places like...
May
03
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Gets Free Trip To BlizzCon!

Last month, Reddit user Khemist49 made a truly unlikely find: a gold master source code disc of the original StarCraft from 1998.
Recently, Blizzard has made the original StarCraft FREE for all to enjoy, but someone found something even better, the Source Code for the game, but instead of warez'ing it to the underground, he returned it to Blizzard and they in exchange treated him to BlizzCon.
Apr
30
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Originally Published by Lindasoft, it has finally been Cracked for all Retro Atari Emulators to enjoy playing again!

Back in 2014 Fred Meijer, head of AtariMuseum, shared a video of a game on the Atari 8-Bit called “I Beatles e il Papiro della Pace”.
This “loosely” translates to “The Beatles and the Papyrus of Peace”.

The only problem is the cartridge had very good 'copy protection' preventing ROM dumps of it from working on emulators, but no more!
Thanks to the user AtariGeezer, who finally found the trick to remove the copy protection, this super rare game is now available for all!...
Apr
23
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Rockstar gets wind of the upcoming 'fan project' and shuts it down before it even gets off the ground!

Last month, the mod group known as .White announced “Red Dead Redemption V,” a project that would incorporate Red Dead’s map into Grand Theft Auto V.
But soon after releasing a teaser trailer for the mod on Friday, the group decided to cancel the project after getting of course legal heat!
Apr
19
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Thank your local pirate

Because one of the devs helped pirate it as a kid
Even big companies lose their own vault of archives from time to time, so when they want to go back and re-release an old classic, they sometimes have no choice but to ring up some 'pirates' to help them put together the missing pieces and re-create the old games! :)
Apr
08
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In Year 2017, even Malware is Anime!

Anyone affected by the new malware Rensenware, named after the anime-style game Touhou Seirensen (Undefined Fantastic Object), has to score over 200 million points on the game’s “lunatic” level or they won’t be able to access their computer files.
You all have heard of the growing trend of 'ransonware', that locks down your PC forcing you to either cough up big bucks, or say goodbye to your Hard Drive data, and forcing you to reformat, and lose everything you have and in some cases even backups have been infected, but this new breed of 'malware' forces you instead to beat the lunatic high score of almost impossible 200 million points in the game!
Apr
08
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Power To The Players has become Data For The Hackers

Video game giant GameStop Corp. says it is investigating reports that hackers may have siphoned credit card and customer data from its website — gamestop.com.
Gamestop might have pissed off the wrong customer this time around, as it seems they have recently been the target of data 'hackers'.
Apr
02
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Impressive ROM Hack Merges 'Yoshi Island' Gameplay into the 'Sonic The HedgeHog 2' for SEGA Genesis Emulators!

A WIP ROM Hack from Xenowhirl during the Sonic Hacking 2010 Contest has finally leaked out into the wild for all to enjoy!
As @Ktr4ks states "Yes, this ROM Hack is real, and it's very well done!"

Enjoy, the leaked file below, and afterwards we love to hear your thoughts on this Yoshi Meets...
Mar
18
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Basically the same in sales as the Nintendo Wii U console!

The official Raspberry Pi magazine just announced that over 12.5 million of the affordable little Linux boards have been sold since the original Pi was launched in 2012.
The Nintendo Wii U console is just around million more sold when compared to the Raspberry Pi, the little board that everyone originally thought would never become popular, really has taken off and spawned a whole range of different sizes and horsepower versions.
Mar
16
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Keeping the legend alive.

Dreamcast enthusiasts have made playable an unreleased racing game found on a devkit.
SEGA might have killed off their DreamCast console decades ago, but not for the fans of the system, they are still enjoying finding out all its secrets, and in this case making a game recently found on devkit, fully playable so all can enjoy seeing the racer come alive! :)
Mar
10
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To be Repairable or Not To be Touched, is the big legal battle now racing across the United States of America!

In a gritty vintage video games store in Manhattan’s East Village, a man who only wanted to be identified by his PlayStation username, GorillaStump, explained his passion for repairing video game consoles. Years ago, he turned those skills into a job that’s now entangled in legal battles across the county.
They call American, the land of the free, but when it comes to protecting the those video gaming consoles, the ESA and various gaming publishers it lobbies for, are now fighting to remove the 'little-man' operating in shops across america, from picking up a screwdriver and replacing your burned out blu-ray laser, or removing those pennies your kids slipped inside, or replacing that cracked screen or case.
Mar
09
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I Took Gamer Drugs For A Week And This Is What They Did To My Body

One Hard-Core Pro Gamer, shares his 'drug filled' video gaming experience with Kotaku, and its an interesting read for sure!
DON'T DO DRUGS! -- Was the message in front of every Arcade machine when you booted it up, and slipped in some quarters, but they were talking about those 'illegal kind' and that was the '80s, now we are in the 2010's and gaming has become a top money-making eSports career, and if not that gamers are also streaming 24/7 their game plays via Twitch with millions of followers, so of course sadly gamers are looking for that 'quick fix' to keep on gaming, as Coffee, Jolt and other normal things are no longer working, and god forbid trying the old-age natural way of SLEEPING, because we all know they have not invented a way YET to stream your Dream-State-Gaming!
Mar
02
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“It’s Dangerous to go alone! Take this.”

Rob Green runs a nice 'gaming loot' creation company out of Toronto, Ontario, Canada and they have recently branched into making a nice lineup of custom Gaming Themed Neon Lights, that are a perfect fit for adding a touch of class to your video gaming workspace!
FanFitGaming has been taking the Twitch streaming community by a storm outfitting many of their popular Overwatch streamers with these cool Gaming Themed Neon Lights that blend in well with the pro-gamers backdrop of accessories in his daily gaming workspace, and now they are offering up these cool gaming loot treasures to own yourself via their online website, which is packed with other neat loot.
Feb
28
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Next week, Studio Wildcard will officially launch a new program for modders. Every month, 15 modders will receive a $4,000 stipend for their work.

Jeremy Stieglitz, Studio Wildcard’s lead designer, lead programmer and co-creative director on Ark: Survival Evolved, told PC Gamer that the program will select 15 modders and pay them a monthly stipend of $4,000.
If you been making mods for Ark: Survival Evolved, and you been very good at it, then you just might start getting a nice monthly paycheck from the publisher for your hard efforts, if you continue to improve and build on your mod for their game.
Feb
06
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This is the official Trailer to the long awaited sequel to the C64 Retro cult documentary 'The 8-Bit Philosophy' a commodore 64 symphony.

Back in 2012, a very famous documentary was released covering the amazing history of 8-bit music and how it moved on from the homebrew C64 days to modern gaming consoles, and in the 40 minutes it was jam-packed with amazing interviews with musicians.
Now the group is back, with the long awaited sequel, and this one going to do in-depth with the 'Warez Scene' and interview leaders of various famous release groups like Razor1911, Fairlight and how they played both the 'good guy' and 'bad guy' with the gaming world!
Feb
04
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With limited iOS 10.1.1 support

Prolific Italian hacker and jailbreak developer, Luca Todesco (aka @qwertyoruiop), has recently confirmed via Twitter that Yalu1011 jailbreak will be coming to iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus with limited support for iOS 10.1.1.
Luca is busy updating his famous iPhone jailbreak, the only problem is of course its just a 'soon' with no actual ETA from him at all. :)
Feb
04
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@modrobert has recently uploaded the old Sega Saturn Switchless Mod info to his EurAsia website!

Retro Classing Gaming is the 'cool' thing to be into these days, so its time to go back and look at the days when ' modding' was also 'cool', and it was buying a PIC, programming it, bending the pins out, and then soldering in a few wires inside your 'gaming console'! :)
@modrobert writes: "I've added the ultimate Sega Saturn Switchless Mod by seb to the download section. This makes it possible to switch between 50/60Hz (vertical retrace rate) and to set the console to a region (EUR/US/JP) using the native reset button. Also started a forum topic for Sega switchless mods in general covering Saturn, Mega Drive / Genesis and Master System consoles."