ESET researchers have discovered a new modular backdoor used by the Winnti Group against several video game companies that develop MMO (massively multiplayer online) games. The malware, named PipeMon by ESET, targeted companies in South Korea and Taiwan.
World's leading video game publishers Ubisoft, the developers of games like Assassin's Creed and Prince of Persia, announced that it will establish a new development studio and participate in a new game development academy in Abu Dhabi, making it the first time a major games publisher to enter directly in the region. Ubisoft will establish a games development studio at Twofour54.
Square Enix the leading gaming vendor recently teamed up with Megarom to distribute all its new releases in South Africa. This new tie-up will further consolidate Megarom’s position as the leading distributor of interactive video games in South Africa. Megarom, since its inception over 10 years ago has been to be a totally focused gaming products distributor and to only represent interactive gaming publishers with long standing reputations of producing high quality titles that the gamers know and trust and will always support at retail. Square Enix fits Megarom’s distribution model perfectly.