Gaming giant EA hacked, source code for games and other data stolen

Electronic Arts (EA), the leading US video game publisher, was hacked recently. The company revealed in a statement that a data breach led to 780GB worth of data being stolen. EA, the publisher of popular video game franchises like FIFA, Battlefield, Sims, Apex Legends, and more said the hackers had managed to get…

GameStop names Amazon veteran as CEO; sales accelerate

GameStop, the video-game retailer whose manic stock movements captivated Wall Street this year, said Wednesday that it brought on a pair of Amazon veterans as its new chief executive and chief financial officer to aid in its much anticipated digital turnaround. Matt Furlong, who most recently oversaw Amazon’s…