A program called LEVITATION monitored users of file sharing websites such as Rapidshare and the now-defunct Megaupload for suspicious activity.
With Grim Fandango remastered for 2015, The Secret of Monkey Island turning 25, and Full Throttle 20 this year, here's an overview of the company that made these adventure classics happen.
And the attackers claim to be affiliated with the infamous Lizard Squad.
A growing number of artists have turned to Instagram to make work aiming to unsettle our comfortable relationship with technology.
We spoke to the former LucasArts designer and founder of Double Fine about HD remakes and the legacy of an adventure classic.
The release of the Frankenbugs may actually be one of the few human attempts to play god that won't blow up in our faces.
A love letter to the funny but nearly impossible point-and-click adventure game.
The Call of Duty Endowment, a nonprofit created by Activision, seeks to get unemployed veterans meaningful jobs.
Experts estimate that more than 3 million Americans between the ages of eight and 18 could be suffering from video game dependency, and in many cases this addiction can consume their entire lives.
Bob Perry knows where all the bodies are buried. He's got a machine that tells him.
Even without anti-vaxxers, keeping diseases down is hard.
We spoke to Janina Lowisz, the first holder of a "blockchain" ID, about the prospect of a libertarian future with no governments.
Microsoft's machine was soundly thrashed by Sony's PS4 last year, so what can it do this year to claw itself back into the game?
Meet the fire fetishists of YouTube who burn clothes on camera.
When he stopped talking to her, the cyber charlatan told him—via other fake accounts of her "friends"—that she'd intentionally overdosed on heroin.
Don't bother paying a guy in flip-flops $75 a session for transcendental meditation lessons: Install "Euro Truck Simulator 2" instead.
Snatcher, the Mega CD's greatest game, is long overdue some modern love.
If teachers suspect cyberbullying, they can force students to give up their social media passwords under a new state law.
Prosecuting digital crimes is getting much more like prosecuting any other criminal enterprise.
Hsieh would often disappear for days at a time inside an internet cafe in Kaohsiung, the second-largest city in Taiwan, to binge on computer games. But on January 8, after playing for three days straight, he collapsed and died of a cardiac arrest.
There hasn't been a truly great Sonic game for ages, and 2014's Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric was a nadir that the Sega mascot might never recover from.
Destructive Creations' Hatred has drawn plenty of criticism for the fact that its main character, a big hairy man, seems intent on killing innocent civilians for no particular reason.
Could this be the end of the annual flu shot?
If you want a vision of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face, then someone making a Vine of that and sharing it—forever.