Webroot® SecureAnywhere™ - Antivirus for PC Gamers
Webroot® SecureAnywhere™ - Antivirus for PC Gamers
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New DoS attacks taking down game sites deliver crippling 100Gbps floods
Recent denial-of-service attacks taking down League of Legends and other popular gaming services are doing more than just [url=http://arstechnica.com/security/2014/01/dos-attacks-that-took-down-big-game-sites-abused-webs-time-synch-protocol/]wielding a never-before-seen technique[/url] to vastly amplify the amount of junk traffic directed at targets. In at least some cases, their devastating effects can deprive celebrity game players of huge amounts of money. As Ars reported last week, the attacks are abusing the Internet's [url=http://www.ntp.org/]Network Time Protocol[/url] (NTP), which is used to synchronize computers to within a few milliseconds of [url=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coordinated_Universal_Time]Coordinated Universal Time[/url]. A command of just 234 bytes is enough to cause some NTP servers to return a list of up to 600 machines that have previously used its time-syncing service. The dynamic creates an ideal condition for DoS attacks. Attackers send a modest-sized re
League of Legends: Patch 4.2
[img]https://d1qy7qyune0vt1.cloudfront.net/webroot-en/attachment/8127i578DDE98E92E9718.png[/img] [url=http://leagueoflegends.wikia.com/wiki/Skarner][b] Skarner[/b][/url] and [url=http://leagueoflegends.wikia.com/wiki/Xerath][b]Xerath[/b][/url] have been nerfed! Increased CD and decreased range on Fracture for Skarner. Xerath has pretty much been completely reworked. Don't get too upset, we all know this has to happen to balance out the game. Sure, there could have been a few others that might be at the top of our list (Heimerdinger IMO), but here's the list of patch 4.2 notes if you'd like to read up. [url=http://na.leagueoflegends.com/en/news/game-updates/patch/patch-42-notes][b]LoL Patch 4.2[/b][/url]
Titanfall: Ready for Preload
[img]https://d1qy7qyune0vt1.cloudfront.net/webroot-en/attachment/8702iF4AED7CAC3297833.png[/img] [b]Get ready to send in the call for your Titan, it drops on PC tomorrow in the United States and is available for preload now.[/b] [url=http://www.titanfall.com/][b]Pre-order & Pre-load Titanfall[/b][/url] [b] [/b] [b][video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eWbvXB85BZc[/video][/b]
Hearthstone for iPad now out
Looks like you can play cross-platform too: [url=http://toucharcade.com/2014/04/16/hearthstone-heroes-of-warcraft-out-now/]http://toucharcade.com/2014/04/16/hearthstone-heroes-of-warcraft-out-now/[/url] I haven't tried it yet, but heard a lot about it. I was a big MTG fan back in the day so I might give it a shot. Anyone playing already?
Dota 2 Tournament: Sponsored by Webroot at Clutch Gaming Arena
[b][url=http://bit.ly/1ffHDB0][b]Sign-Up for the Dota 2 Tournament on 2/23[/b][/url][/b] [b] [/b] [b]We have a[/b] [url=http://blog.dota2.com/?l=english][b]Dota 2[/b][/url] [b]tournament this weekend on Sunday, February 23rd at Clutch Gaming Arena. We are helping build the Denver Pro Gaming scene and would like to invite you to participate in the tournament or to stream the action live! [/b] [b]There are 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place prizes for over $1,000 and we will be raffling off Razer gear (mice, keyboard, headset, etc) throughout the night![/b] [b]You can watch the live stream at[/b] [url=http://www.twitch.tv/clutcharena][b]http://www.twitch.tv/clutcharena[/b][/url]! [img]https://d1qy7qyune0vt1.cloudfront.net/webroot-en/attachment/8221iA73A029A9B409583.png[/img] [img]https://d1qy7qyune0vt1.cloudfront.net/webroot-en/attachment/8227i9063D71399932DF6.jpg[/img]
Genius DeathTaker: Professional Gaming Mouse
[b]The DeathTaker is a wired professional gaming mouse targetting the eSports scene. It's a claw grip style mouse and is very light for its size although it comes with weights (4.5g x 6) so that you can customize the feel. Plastic is the primary material used and the weights will be necessary for added precision.[/b] [b]The DeathTaker has an adjustable laser, customizable in-mouse macros and teflon pads at the front and back to help it guide smoothly. You can use the API for ajusting DPI, polling rate and other features.[/b] [b]At a reasonable $52, it might be worth testing, but there are a few others that might have it beat at the same price range with a more comfortable and precise feel.[/b] [img]https://d1qy7qyune0vt1.cloudfront.net/webroot-en/attachment/10182i304C20A03A1654AB.png[/img] [url=http://www.decryptedtech.com/enthusiast-peripherals/genius-deathtaker-professional-gaming-mouse-review][b]DecryptedTech Review[/b][/url]
Fun experiment in collaborative gaming: Twitch Plays Pokemon
Some genius setup a game of Pokemon where any commands issued in the chat get executed in the game. So you end up with 60k people all trying to issue commands at once, which makes for some hilarious behavior: [url=http://www.twitch.tv/twitchplayspokemon]http://www.twitch.tv/twitchplayspokemon[/url]
BioWare announces October 7 release date for Dragon Age: Inquisition
[video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uO2h4qUNJ60[/video] At this point, we're already well past [url=http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2012/09/dragon-age-series-continues-in-late-2013-with-inquisition/]the original promise[/url] of a "late 2013" release for BioWare's[i]Dragon Age: Inquisition[/i], a game that that developers initially planned would heavily "[url=http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2011/12/biowayre-says-next-dragon-age-will-draw-from-skyrim/]draw from[i]Skyrim[/i][/url]." Mark your calendars, though, because BioWare has revealed via a new trailer that the game is now due for PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation 4 on October 7, 2014. We got our first look at [i]Inquisition[/i] at the Penny Arcade Expo [url=http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/08/dragon-age-inquisition-preview-shows-combat-and-consequences/]last fall[/url] in a hands-off demo that showed off a new combat system and more meaningful storyline conseque
eSports Player Interview: Professional Gaming with Antivirus
Mike Rush interviews Dane Pettine on his experience with Webroot for Gamers while playing Dota 2 in tournaments with his team. Part 1 [video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u1j96NlEZzo[/video] Part 2 [video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=revTkJc0_34[/video]
Heroes of the Storm: Blizzard's New MOBA!
[img]https://d1qy7qyune0vt1.cloudfront.net/webroot-en/attachment/8596i5DBB537FAFA89638.png[/img] Blizzard is releasing their own MOBA with heroes from Diablo, Starcraft and World of Warcraft! Join me by signing up for the beta! [b][url=http://www.heroesofthestorm.com/en-us]Heroes of the Storm Beta[/url][/b] [b] [/b] [video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ecv0bT9DEo[/video]
What are the most played games on Steam?
Ars Technica does a nice breakdown here: [url=http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/04/introducing-steam-gauge-ars-reveals-steams-most-popular-games/]http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/04/introducing-steam-gauge-ars-reveals-steams-most-popular-games/[/url] Looks like DOTA2 wears the crown, unsurprisingly.
Fifa 14 Free For Windows 8 With Touch Control
[img]https://d1qy7qyune0vt1.cloudfront.net/webroot-en/attachment/9804i24A9D825F3432729.gif[/img] [img]https://d1qy7qyune0vt1.cloudfront.net/webroot-en/attachment/9802i9CF4E844D18EBA65.jpg[/img] [url=http://apps.microsoft.com/windows/en-us/app/fifa-14/e89c9ccf-de94-45ed-9cd4-7e11d05c3da4][b]FIFA 14[/b][/url] app at Windows Store Approximate size: 999.6 MB Age rating: 12+ Supported processors: x86, x64, ARM [b]System requirements[/b] [list] [*]OS: Windows 8 [*]CPU: 1.8G core2duo [*]RAM: 1G [*]GPU: NVidia card 7800 GT+ with 512M+ vram [*]This game is not fully optimized to work with some ATI GPU cards. [*][b]Keyboard support is not available.[/b][/list][b]Languages[/b] English (United States), Chinese (China), German (Germany), Spanish (Spain), Japanese (Japan), French (France), Russian (Russia), Italian (Italy), Korean (Korea), Dutch (Netherlands), Portuguese (Brazil)
League of Legends VS Dota 2
[H1][url=http://www.kdramastars.com/articles/14664/20140123/dota-2-vs-lol.htm][b]Dota 2 Vs LOL: $624 Million Revenue By Riot Beats $80 Million Earnings By Valve![/b][/url][/H1] League of Legends is the second highest earning PC game and Dota 2 comes in at 13th. Team Fortress 2 has roughly 1/10 the amount of active players at any given time than Dota 2 and is pulling in almost double the profit. "While Dota 2 is doing well, according to SuperData's research, it has a long way to go to catch up to League of Legends. Riot Games' League of Legends earned over $624 million in microtransaction sales in 2013." [img]https://d1qy7qyune0vt1.cloudfront.net/webroot-en/attachment/8023i203A2D560A4FA540.png[/img] (Source: KDrama Stars)
30th Anniversary Edition of Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Game
Play it [url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/1g84m0sXpnNCv84GpN2PLZG/the-hitchhiker-s-guide-to-the-galaxy-game-30th-anniversary-edition]here[/url]. I remember giving up trying to get the babel fish - truly a difficult text adventure game.
Elder Scrolls Online Beta Weekend
[img]https://d1qy7qyune0vt1.cloudfront.net/webroot-en/attachment/8115i73C437D5F55CFAA4.png[/img] It's time to play the [url=http://elderscrollsonline.info/beta-testing][b]Elder Scrolls Online[/b][/url] beta! Be sure to report any bugs or glitches and DON'T share any of your video content no matter how tempting it may be! :D [url=http://www.elderscrollsonline.com/en/agegate][b]Sign-up for the beta[/b][/url] [b] [/b] Aren't you the PC elite? Shouldn't you have the best AntiVirus in the game? [url=http://bit.ly/1eHtaJz][b]Webroot AntiVirus for PC Gamers[/b][/url]
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