Geek Links of the Week

Even with a solid security system in place, the human factor can undermine even the best software. That was how credit card data was stolen from Target. It wasn’t the system but the people using it that allowed data to be stolen. [Businessweek]

EA Sports’ old slogan was “if it’s in the game, it’s in the game.” However, in the case of the Madden series, some features are too real for the NFL’s liking and they had them pulled from the game. [Extra Mustard]

Speaking of “it’s in the game,” that was a top priority for Trey Parker and Matt Stone when it came to the development of South Park: The Stick of Truth. [Eurogamer]

Are you ready for a vintage-style baseball game. MLB has taken it upon themselves to develop an in-house multiplatform baseball game that will be the return of RBI Baseball. Someone had to get baseball back on the Xbox. [Polygon]

The PS4’s monthly sales winning streak is about to come to an end in March as Titanfall moves Xbox Ones. For now, the PS4 is still the sales king. [Engadget]

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About Steve Murray

Steve is the founder and editor of The Lowdown Blog and et geekera. On The Lowdown Blog, he often writes about motorsports, hockey, politics and pop culture. Over on et geekera, Steve writes about geek interests and lifestyle. Steve is on Twitter at @TheSteveMurray.

Posted on March 14, 2014, in Links of the Week. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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