By Staff Writers
May 20, 2010
A BOSTON man appeared in court today charged with trying to download the
code of a soon-to-be released video game at a tech convention.
Justin May, 20, of Delaware, was attending the March PAX East 2010 in
Boston where he allegedly used his laptop to hack into an Xbox 360 Test
Kit that was demonstrating the game Breach, and downloaded the code, WBZ
Breach, an unreleased game due out this northern summer worth $US6m
($7.1m), was being shown for the first time at the convention by Atomic
Games, a subset of Destineer.
"Breach, and our Hydrogen game engine, are the result of millions of
dollars of investment and years of hard work," said Peter Tamte,
President of Atomic Games. "It would have been very harmful if Breach
had been posted on the internet months before its planned release."
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