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Posts tagged “cryptocurrency”

Valve pull Abstractism from Steam after allegations of cryptocurrency mining

Valve might want to reconsider their planned 'anything goes' approach to content on Steam, after Abstractism - a game that had been apparently lurking around on the store since March 15th - had to be pulled from sale after a flurry of bad press. As reported by YouTuber SidAlpha in the video below, the game was being identified by many virus scanners as dangerous, and…

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Feature: None shall escape the crypto goldrush

The great GPU crisis – why are graphics cards so expensive now, and just how bad is it?

If you've made a point of leaving any conversation as soon as you hear the sound 'bitc...' start to emanate from someone's face-hole, I've got some bad news for you. The effects of the cryptocurrency goldrush are no longer confined to twitchy-eyed evangelists and screechy news headlines - for the second time in recent memory, it's caused a huge spike in graphics card prices, both…

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New digital store Robot Cache will use blockchain to let users resell games

Being able to sell used copies of digital games is an idea that gets kicked around every so often, and now it's back with a web 3.0 digital cyberpyramid blockchain cryptocurrency twist. New digital store Robot Cache will let people resell games and receive 25% of the cash back - in cryptocurrency. Yes, of course it's built on cryptocurrency, because everything is now. "Quick, get…

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